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Bringing their unique bluegrass sound to Australia and New Zealand for the first time in January 2023, The Dead South have added a second Brisbane show to their upcoming One For The Road Tour.
The Canadian four-piece band will play Brisbane’s Fortitude Music Hall on Thursday, January 26.
The Dead South first announced their tour back in June, with headline shows in Sydney, Newcastle, Brisbane, and Melbourne before heading across the ditch to Auckland. After selling out all dates in record time, they announced a second show in Melbourne, added a Tasmanian show and upgraded venues in Brisbane, Sydney, and Newcastle due to overwhelming demand.
Tickets for all shows are on sale now. For complete tour and ticket information, visit livenation.com.au.
With banjo, mandolin, cello and guitar, The Dead South certainly look the part of bluegrass traditionalists. But, as outsiders to the bluegrass world by circumstances of geography, they’re from the Canadian prairies, and by influences, equal parts fingerpicking and punk, there are few comparisons to be made for the four-piece acoustic band.
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A brotherhood first and foremost, The Dead South formed at university in 2012 and forged on the road. Their progressive, tightly constructed approach to acoustic music that favours intricate solos and harmonies has brought two JUNO Awards for ‘Traditional Album of the Year’, the most recent for the Muscle Shoals-made Sugar & Joy (2019). They followed up in 2020 with Served Live, a double live album that celebrated and supported the live music industry in a time of crisis.
The Dead South’s most recent releases are Easy Listening For Jerks, Parts 1 + 2, two companion EPs which explore traditional folk and modern rock anthems alike in The Dead South’s signature boundary-pushing acoustic approach. Videos from the EPs, You Are My Sunshine and our previous Song of the Day, People Are Strange have garnered over 10 million views.
THE DEAD SOUTH
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND TOUR 2023
NORTHCOTE THEATRE, MELBOURNE *SOLD OUT* FRIDAY JANUARY 20
ODEON THEATRE, HOBART | SATURDAY JANUARY 21
ENMORE THEATRE, SYDNEY *SOLD OUT* MONDAY JANUARY 23
BAR ON THE HILL, NEWCASTLE *SOLD OUT* TUESDAY JANUARY 24
FORTITUDE MUSIC HALL, BRISBANE *SOLD OUT* WEDNESDAY JANUARY 25
FORTITUDE MUSIC HALL, BRISBANE | THURSDAY JANUARY 26
NORTHCOTE THEATRE, MELBOURNE *SOLD OUT* FRIDAY JANUARY 27
TUNING FORK, AUCKLAND *SOLD OUT* SUNDAY JANUARY 29
TUNING FORK, AUCKLAND *SOLD OUT* MONDAY JANUARY 30
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