Chicago duo DRAMA announce East Coast Australia tour for May 2024
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04.03.2024

Chicago duo DRAMA announce East Coast Australia tour for May 2024

Credit: Zoe Rain
Words by Staff Writer

The electronic duo will head to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane in May.

Chicago’s dynamic duo, DRAMA, have revealed their highly-anticipated East Coast Australia tour scheduled for May 2024.

Fresh off the heels of a remarkable 2023, which included a show-stopping performance at Coachella and a critically acclaimed collaboration with Flight Facilities, the duo is gearing up to mesmerise audiences across three electrifying nights at some of Australia’s most iconic live venues. Comprising producer Na’el Shehade and vocalist Via Rosa, DRAMA’s tour will commence at Sydney’s Metro Theatre on 9th May, followed by a captivating performance at Melbourne’s 170 Russell, and concluding at Brisbane’s Tivoli.

DRAMA AUSTRALIA TOUR 2024

  • Thursday 9 May: Metro Theatre, Sydney
  • Friday 10 May: 170 Russell, Melbourne
  • Saturday 11 May: Tivoli, Brisbane

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DRAMA is the multicultural collaboration between producer Na’el Shehade and vocalist Via Rosa, whose soulful delivery is inspired by jazz improvisation and playful hip-hop and bossa nova patterns. With Rosa’s upbringing in a musical household and Shehade’s DJ culture background, the duo’s chemistry was evident from the start.

Renowned for their dynamic fusion of electro and dance genres infused with infectious energy, DRAMA’s musical prowess is a testament to the collaborative mastery of both Shehade and Rosa. Shehade’s intricate production and instrumental arrangements perfectly complement Rosa’s captivating vocals, establishing the duo’s signature sound. What sets DRAMA’s live performances apart is their ability to elevate their music to new heights. Shehade meticulously re-produces all their songs for their live sets, offering audiences a fresh and exhilarating experience that transcends the confines of studio recordings.

Since their inception, DRAMA has cultivated a distinct sound, releasing acclaimed EPs such as ‘Gallows’ and ‘Lies After Love’, and gaining recognition with their debut album, ‘Dance Without Me’, in January 2020. Their undeniable chemistry has garnered global attention, with performances at prestigious festivals including Coachella (2023) and Glastonbury (2022).

Tickets for the tour will go on sale on Thursday, 7th March, at 9 am AEDT. Live Nation pre-sale begins on Wednesday, 6th March, at 9 am and runs until Thursday, 7th March, at 8 am. Find out more here.