The Smith Street Band Announce New Zealand ShowWednesday 15th July, 2015 1:00PM
Melbournites The Smith Street Band have lined up their first ever New Zealand show for October. The punk rock four-piece, who are no strangers to touring the globe, are heading to Auckland as part of another extensive run of shows around the world from August through to December. The group's most recent release Wipe That Shit-Eating Grin Off Your Punchable Face EP, was released earlier this year and criticises the treatment of asylum seekers and refugees by Tony Abbott's government. The two-track effort followed on the heels of full-length offering Throw Me In The River, which came out late 2014. Here are the details for their upcoming show...
The Smith Street Band
Saturday 10th October, Kings Arms Tavern, Auckland
Tickets are available HERE at UTR
Here's the clip for 'Surrender ' from the 2014 album Throw Me in the River...
THE SMITH STREET BAND ANNOUNCE FIRST EVER NEW ZEALAND SHOW
August through December will see The Smith Street Band tour the world again, and for the very first time the Melbourne troubadours have added New Zealand into their schedule, stopping off in Auckland this October. The huge run for the band kicks off with their biggest European tour to date – including performances at the prestigious Reading and Leeds festivals in the UK. They’ll then spend all of September at home completing their most far reaching tour of Australia, before hopping the ditch on October 10th for a very special, one night only appearance at the Kings Arms Tavern.
It’s been a huge 12 months for the Melbourne four-piece, touring relentlessly across Australia, the USA, UK and Europe. The band's third full-length Throw Me In The River was released to critical acclaim in late 2014, landing them triple j's album of the week, a top 20 ARIA debut, the band's first appearance in the triple j Hottest 100 and a slot on Australia's premier festival, Splendour in the Grass.