Black Lips announce headline Australia tour in March next year

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Black Lips announce headline Australia tour in March next year

Marking their first tour in eight years, garage rock icons Black Lips are heading Down Under.

Eight years and three album releases since they last stepped foot in Australia, Black Lips are returning to Australia and New Zealand for a huge tour across March, 2023. Catch them when they head to The Espy on March 3 for a killer show.

Black Lips 2023 Australia/New Zealand tour

  • March 2 – Tuning Fork, Auckland
  • March 3 – The Espy, Melbourne
  • March 4 – Tent Pole Festival, Mount Duneed
  • March 6 – Dicey Rileys, Wollongong
  • March 7 – Crowbar, Sydney
  • March 8 – The Zoo, Brisbane
  • March 9 – Freo Social, Fremantle

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Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, the Black Lips have cemented themselves as legends of garage rock since their formation in 1999. This year’s LP Apocalypse Love launched a new era for the shape-shifting outfit, debuting a whole new style and a change to their lineup.


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It all goes down at The Hotel Esplanade, known lovingly by the locals as The Espy, on March 3. Live music shows, open mic nights and comedy sessions are all happening across the expansive venue, showcasing everything from intimate jazz and acoustic sets to heavier rock bands all weekend and most weeknights. Whether it’s a gig in the prolific Gershwin Room or a weekly free show in the basement, The Espy has always been and always will be the home of live music located right at the heart of St Kilda.

Reputed to be the longest continuously running live music venue in Australia, The Espy carries the torch of a prolific and storied history of live music.

Grab your tickets to their show at The Espy on March 3 by heading here.