Angie McMahon adds new Sydney and Melbourne shows to her Making It Through Tour

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Angie McMahon adds new Sydney and Melbourne shows to her Making It Through Tour

Credit: Taylor Ranston
Words by Staff Writer

Angie McMahon will play two more shows in Sydney and Melbourne as part of her extensive Making It Through tour.

Critically acclaimed Naarm/Melbourne singer-songwriter Angie McMahon will be hitting the road for her most extensive headline tour across Australia and New Zealand yet, treating fans to intimate theatre shows in support of her captivating second album, Light, Dark, Light Again.

Due to frenzied ticket sales on her original dates, the artist has added two new shows to the tour: one at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall on May 13 and another at Melbourne’s Forum on May 13, where she’ll be supported by South African born, Melbourne based musician Ruby Gill.

Angie McMahon – Making It Through Tour

  • Sunday 12 May: Sydney Opera House Concert Hall, Eora/Sydney, NSW (SOLD OUT)
  • Monday 13 May: Sydney Opera House Concert Hall, Eora/Sydney, NSW
  • Wednesday 15 May: The Tivoli, Meanjin/Brisbane, QLD
  • Friday 17 May: Bar On The Hill, Mulubinba/Newcastle, NSW
  • Saturday 18 May: Anita’s Theatre, Woolyungah/Thirroul, NSW (SOLD OUT)
  • Saturday 25 May: Odeon Theatre, Nipaluna/Hobart, TAS
  • Tuesday 28 May: Forum Melbourne, Naarm/Melbourne, VIC
  • Wednesday 29 May: Forum Melbourne, Naarm/Melbourne, VIC (SOLD OUT)
  • Friday 31 May: Forum Melbourne, Naarm/Melbourne, VIC (SOLD OUT)
  • Saturday 1 June: Ulumbarra Theatre, Dja Dja Wurrung/Bendigo, VIC
  • Wednesday 5 June: Perth Concert Hall, Boorlo/Perth, WA
  • Friday 7 June: Hindley Street Music Hall, Tarndanya/Adelaide, SA
  • Friday 14 June: San Fran, Wellington, NZ
  • Saturday 15 June: Powerstation, Auckland, NZ

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Known for her gripping live performances and authentic storytelling, McMahon captured global attention back in 2017 with her indie-rock gem ‘Slow Mover’. Her debut album, Salt, dropped in 2019, reaching an impressive #5 spot on the ARIA Album charts and snagging multiple accolades, including the AIR Award for Best Independent Rock Album.

Fast forward to October 2023, and McMahon’s highly anticipated follow-up, Light, Dark, Light Again, hit the airwaves. This album, a testament to McMahon’s bold musical evolution, has been hailed by triple j as a contender for Australian Album of the Year. Not to mention, it’s already making waves internationally, earning spots on various Best Of lists from Rolling Stone AU to NME AU and beyond.

Co-produced by the renowned GRAMMY-nominated Brad Cook (known for his work with Bon Iver, Waxahatchee, and Kevin Morby), McMahon’s latest musical offering dives deep into themes of resilience and renewal. It’s a sonic journey born from turbulent times, offering a mix of hope, joy, and relief – evident in the early singles ‘Letting Go’, ‘Saturn Returning’, and ‘Exploding’.

McMahon’s dynamic stage presence has earned her nominations aplenty, and she’s no stranger to sharing the spotlight with international acts like Hozier and Mumford and Sons. Ahead of her AU/NZ tour, McMahon will be hitting the USA for more tour dates in March, followed by a sold-out run in the UK and Europe.

Reflecting on Light, Dark, Light Again, McMahon shares, “It finds that the only certainty in life is that everything ends, and everything begins again – that there is life and death and life again, that there is light and dark and light again.”

Joining McMahon on her Australian leg will be special guest Annie-Rose Maloney, while in New Zealand, she’ll be supported by Kee’ahn.

This tour is not one to miss. It’s a chance to witness Angie McMahon’s remarkable musical journey firsthand – an experience that promises to be unforgettable, showcasing her evolution into a bolder, bigger, and brighter sonic landscape.

Tickets for both new Sydney and Melbourne shows will go on sale on Tuesday, 27 February at 3pm local time. Grab them here