Aldous Harding returns to Australia this October for intimate headline tour

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Aldous Harding returns to Australia this October for intimate headline tour

Aldous Harding
Credit: Emma Wallbanks

Aldous Harding will embark on an Australian headline tour in October 2022 in support of her fourth album 'Warm Chris', including a show at Melbourne Recital Centre.

Aldous Harding is highly-acclaimed as one of Aotearoa’s greatest musical exports and her first Australian tour since March 2020 will support her similarly acclaimed fourth album Warm Chris, and see her play dates in Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne.

Harding will be well-travelled by the time she gets to Australia. Her tour will first weave its way through the United States in June and July, the singer also performing at European and UK festivals before making her way to Australia in Spring. ​

The key takeaways

  • Aldous Harding is touring Australia in October
  • She’ll play intimate shows in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne’s Recital Centre
  • She’s touring worldwide in support of her fourth album Warm Chris.

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Heralded by critics worldwide, the first taste of Warm Chris came in the form of the singles ‘Lawn’ and ‘Fever’, and latest single ‘Tick Tock’. Recorded in Monmouth, Wales, it marks her third collaboration with producer John Parish, the 10-track disc also including contributions from H. Hawkline, Seb Rochford, Gavin Fitzjohn, John and Hopey Parish and Jason Williamson (Sleaford Mods).

Harding’s partnership with Parish first began five years ago, starting with 2017’s unforgettable Party, and 2019’s Designer. Aldous will be joined at all shows by Cardiff multi-instrumentalist and critically acclaimed solo artist H. Hawkline. ​

We reviewed one of her last Melbourne shows back in 2019 and described it thus: “Aldous Harding’s appeal lies in her mystique and her obscurity. You can’t define the New Zealand songwriter in a word, let along half a dozen and that only profits her inimitability. It was with great anticipation that she returned to Australia in the wake of her buoyant 2019 LP, Designer. Her two shows in the Arts Centre’s snug Playhouse Theatre sold out in minutes – a reflection of her resonance within Melbourne’s music community.”

Harding’s Melbourne performance is presented in partnership with ALWAYS LIVE, a state-wide celebration of contemporary live music supported by the Victorian Government through Visit Victoria.

Aldous Harding tour dates and locations

Monday 17 October ​
The Princess Theatre | Meanjin / Brisbane, QLD ​
​18+ ​ ​ | 136 100

Tuesday 18 October ​ ​
Her Majesty’s Theatre | Kaurna Country / Adelaide, SA ​ ​
​All Ages ​ | 132 849

Thursday 20 October
​Melbourne Recital Centre | Naarm / Melbourne, VIC
​All Ages ​
* Presented by ALWAYS LIVE ​ | 03 9699 3333

Saturday 22 October ​ ​
City Recital Hall | Gadigal Country / Sydney, NSW ​ ​
​All Ages ​ | 02 8256 2222

Fans can sign up to become a Frontier Member to access the Frontier Pre-sale, which starts Monday 23 May (11am local time). General Public tickets will then go on sale Wednesday 25 May (11am local time) via ​