Little Quirks announce ‘The Rain Is Coming’ regional tour

The run will sprawl into next March, with 18 dates on the itinerary

Central Coast indie outfit Little Quirks have announced a tour of regional NSW, WA and Victoria, set to kick off in Bulli at the start of next month.

After their show at The Heritage Hotel on Friday December 3, the trio – comprising sisters Abbey and Mia Toole as well as their cousin Jaymi – will roll through the NSW hotspots of Newcastle, Katoomba, Orange and the Central Coast.

They’ll take the rest of the year off, picking back up in Melbourne on Friday January 7 for one of the tour’s two shows in a capital city. The other will go down in Sydney on Friday 28, following shows in Dubbo and Tamworth, and proceeding a pair in the Hunter Valley and Wollongong (both as part of the Summersalt concert series).

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The tour – dubbed ‘The Rain Is Coming’ – will sprawl into February with gigs booked for Coffs Harbour, Yamba and Mullumbimby, before the group wrap up with a pair of WA shows – taking them to the Margaret River and Inglewood – the following month.

One last performance will go down at the annual Nannup Festival in its namesake town, set to run over the weekend of Saturday March 5 and Sunday 6. Tickets for all shows of the stint are on sale via Little Quirks’ website.

“We are over the moon to be getting back on the road,” Abbey said in a press release. “After a year of ups and downs, a whole lot of waiting and eating way too many cookies we are so excited to be playing these shows.”

The tour news comes alongside confirmation that Little Quirks will release their as-yet-untitled fourth EP in the early months of 2022. The girls’ last longform release came in January of 2020 with the five-track EP ‘Cover My Eyes’, followed up later in the year by standalone singles ‘Florence’s Town’ and ‘Someone To Hold’.

Little Quirks’ regional Australian tour dates are:

DECEMBER
Friday 3 – Bulli, Heritage Hotel
Saturday 4 – Newcastle, The Cambridge Hotel
Thursday 9 – Katoomba, Palais Ballroom
Friday 10 – Orange, Bloomfield Hall
Saturday 11 – Central Coast, The Rhythm Hutt

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JANUARY
Friday 7 – Melbourne, Workers Club
Friday 21 – Dubbo, The Garden Hotel
Saturday 22 – Tamworth, The Tamworth Hotel
Sunday 23 – Tamworth, The Tamworth Hotel
Friday 28 – Sydney, Waywards
Saturday 29 – Hunter Valley, Summersalt
Sunday 30 – Wollongong, Summersalt

FEBRUARY
Thursday 3 – Coffs Harbour, Hoey Moey
Friday 4 – Yamba, Yamba Bowling Club
Saturday 5 – Mullumbimby – Mullumbimby Services

MARCH
Thursday 3 – Margaret River, The River
Friday 4 – Inglewood, Milk Bar
Saturday 5 / Sunday 6 – Nannup, Nannup Festival

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