The Kevin Parker-led band are taking their world renowned live show across Australia this April. Due to whopping demand, they’ve added a second date in Melbourne.
We’re just days away from Tame Impala’s long awaited fourth album The Slow Rush. But fans aren’t waiting to make a judgement on the new record before snapping up tickets to the band’s upcoming tour. Tickets for Tame Impala’s April 23 show at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena have all sold out. A second show at the same venue, on Friday April 24, will go on sale this Friday February 14.
The sell-out is no great surprise seeing as Melbourne has always been a Tame Impala stronghold. The tour behind 2015’s Currents brought them to the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. Parker remarked at the time that it was their biggest headline show to date.
Watch: Tame Impala – Lost in Yesterday
Tame Impala have become one of the biggest bands in the world in the years since. That’s no hyperbole – last year they headlined Coachella and Primavera and played a highly rated Glastonbury set.
We’ve already heard four singles from The Slow Rush, the latest being ‘Lost In Yesterday’. But if you can’t wait until Friday, a number of pre-release listening parties are happening around the country this week.
Watch: ‘The Slow Rush’ teaser
Sydney fans can head down to Civic on Wednesday February 12. Doors open at 10pm and it’s first in best dressed. The same applies for Melbourne’s Globe Alley. Again, Wednesday February 12, 10pm. And they’re taking it back to where it all began with an album-eve listening party at Fremantle’s Aardvark Bar. It kicks off at 8pm on Thursday February 13. See below for full tour dates.
Tame Impala Australian tour, 2020
Saturday April 18
Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane – All Ages
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Monday April 20
Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney – All Ages
Thursday April 23
Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne – All Ages SOLD OUT
Friday April 24
Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne – All Ages NEW SHOW
Saturday April 25
Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide – All Ages
Tuesday April 28
RAC Arena, Perth – All Ages
See frontiertouring.com for more info.