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The tour will begin in Brisbane on Thursday March 9, when both bands are primed to perform full live sets at The Triffid. They’ll head to New South Wales next for a trio of shows over the following week, doing Newcastle and Sydney back-to-back on Friday March 10 and Saturday 11, before hitting Wollongong on Thursday March 14.
From there, Movements and Boston Manor will roll on to Victoria for shows in Belgrave and Melbourne, then Adelaide, and finally Perth. Tickets for all of the shows go on sale at 10am local time this Friday (October 7), with a pre-sale running from 5pm this Wednesday (October 5). See here for details on the pre-sale, and here for tickets to the shows themselves.
The tour will mark will both bands’ first in Australia since 2018 – Movements last played shows here that August, with Boston Manor’s last run here going down that December. Both bands have released new albums since then: Movements’ second, ‘No Good Left To Give’, arrived in September of 2020, while Boston Manor’s third, ‘GLUE’, landed that May.
Their fourth album, ‘Datura’, will be out on October 14 via Sharptone, and has thus far been previewed with the singles ‘Foxglove’ and ‘Passenger’. Movements, on the other hand, have released two standalone singles this year: ‘Barbed Wire Body’ in March and ‘Cherry Thrill’ in August.
Movements and Boston Manor’s 2023 Australian tour dates are:
Thursday 9 – Meanjin/Brisbane, The Triffid
Friday 10 – Mulubinba/Newcastle, Newy Hotel
Saturday 11 – Warrang/Sydney, Factory Theatre
Tuesday 14 – Dharawal Land/Wollongong, Dicey Riley’s
Wednesday 15 – Wurundjeri Land/Belgrave, Sooki Lounge
Thursday 16 – Naarm/Melbourne, Corner Hotel
Friday 17 – Kaurna/Adelaide, Lion Arts Factory
Saturday 18 – Boorloo/Perth, Amplifier Bar