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Perch Creek Family Jugband – New Album and Tour!

Words by Scenewave Australia - Published on March 3, 2014

Do you know The Perch Creek Family Jugband?

If you don’t, you should. Who wouldn’t want to listen to “Australia’s first psychedelic jug band”?

First off, here’s their latest single, Where You Been: 

That wasn’t enough? Hungry for more? Well luckily for you, they’re currently touring Aus before setting off to Canada and Europe, so you can catch them live! Woo!

Their second album is about to be released on March 19. Jumping On The Highwire is full of life. It’s highly charged roots music brimming with energy and the vitality of a buzzing city. It’s so much fun to listen to, and an incredible live experience.

The band have invited listeners to “dive through the rabbit hole, jump into a ready-to-race pink Cadillac and take a whirlwind ride into a never-ending landscape of bizarre and colourful characters and eye-widening sights, where things are never really as they seem.”

Sounds pretty epic, right?

This group have played everywhere from ABC’s much-love Spicks and Specks, to the Sydney Opera House, and beyond. They’re toured throughout Europe and the UK and are about to run off overseas again – so this is your chance to catch them at home.

Personally, I’m super duper excited to catch them at Golden Plains Festival this weekend. But if you can’t make it there, here are the full tour details:

Thu 27 Mar – Fresh On Charles, Launceston TAS – 7pm | $10
Fri 28 Mar – Republic Bar, Hobart TAS 9pm | $15+BF
Sat 29 Mar – Devonport Regional Gallery, Devonport  TAS 7.30pm | $20
Sun 30 Mar – Live At The Wharf, Ulverstone TAS  2pm | $20
Fri 4 Apr – The Star Court Theatre, Lismore NSW  8pm | $20/$15 concession
Sat 5 Apr – The Old Museum, Brisbane QLD $20/$15 conc.
Fri 25 – Sun 27 Apr – Fairbridge Festival, WA
Fri 2 May – Fly By Night Musicians Club, Fremantle WA  $20 presale/$25 door
Sat 3 May – Indi Bar, Scarborough WA  $15 on the door
Wed 7 May – Lizottes, Central Coast NSW
Thu 8 May – Lizottes, Newcastle NSW
Fri 9 May – Yours and Owls, Wollongong NSW  $25+bf
Sat 10 May – The Hi-Fi, Melbourne VIC  $18+bf presale/$23 on the door
Sun 11 May – Lizottes, Dee Why NSW
Mon 12 May – Newtown Social Club, Sydney NSW  $20 + bf presale/$25 on the door


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