Sleater-Kinney is hitting the road for an Australian and New Zealand tour, marking their return after eight years to support their latest album, Little Rope.

The tour starts with a one-off show in Auckland on Wednesday, May 15th, at the Powerstation in Auckland. From there, the alt-rock duo, Corin Tucker and Carrie Brownstein, joined by a new backing band, will make their way to Brisbane on Friday, May 17th.

They’ll then hit The Forum in Melbourne on Sunday, May 19th. Continuing the journey, they’ll perform at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney on Tuesday, May 21st, before wrapping up the tour in WA at the Metropolis on Thursday, May 23rd.

Pre-sale tickets will be available from Thursday, February 22nd at 10 am until Friday, February 23rd at 9 am. General tickets for all five shows will go on sale on Friday, February 23rd at 10 am. For more information on ticketing, visit and

Sleater-Kinney were last here in 2016 and Australia is special to them. Hailing from Olympia, Washington, it’s where they recorded their first album and played their first shows.

“For all intents and purposes, Sleater-Kinney got its start in Australia. We recorded our first album and played our first ever shows there. Because of that, Australia feels like one of the band’s spiritual homes, and returning there always feels like a homecoming, a reunion,” says Brownstein. 

Since their last visit, promoting their eighth studio album, 2015’s No Cities to Love, Sleater-Kinney has released three more albums brimming with their signature riot grrrl energy: The Center Won’t Hold in 2019, Path Of Wellness in 2021, and their latest, Little Rope

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Pre-sale tickets go on sale Thursday, February 22nd (10am)
General tickets go on sale Friday, February 23rd (10am)

Tickets available at and

Wednesday, May 15th
Powerstation, Auckland, NZ

Friday, May 17th
Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane, QLD

Sunday, May 19th
Forum, Melbourne, VIC

Tuesday, May 21st
Enmore Theatre, Sydney, NSW

Thursday, May 23rd
Metropolis, Fremantle, WA

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