British rock band IDLES have announced a Splendour In The Grass sideshow at Melbourne’s Festival Hall for this coming July.
English punk rockers IDLES are returning to Australia off the back of their 2022 AU/NZ tour, where they performed 10 sold-out shows across the region.
The exclusive show at Melbourne’s Festival Hall on Wednesday, July 26 will be IDLES’ only headline show in Australia.
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In the five years since Brutalism’s release, IDLES have gone on to achieve so much, including a number one album, sold out tours and festival headline appearances around the world. Its follow-up, Joy as an Act of Resistance, further spring boarded the band into the UK (and beyond)’s consciousness and paved the way for the colossal Ultra Mono – the band’s first UK No. 1 album.
Last year’s CRAWLER contained the buzz-saw urgency that their now global fanbase had come to expect, but expanded its sound with more melodic and introspective songs.
At every step of the way the band have garnered a wealth of dedicated supporters-from the early breaks given to them by Steve Lamacq and BBC 6 Music, the independent live music circuit and the rabid AFGang community-the latter of whom produced a feature film entitled “Don’t Go Gentle: A Film About IDLES” released globally and screened at many international film festivals.
This will be a must!
Tickets go on sale at 11am, Friday May 5. Head here for more.