Japan’s HEY SMITH announces debut Australian headline tour this November

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Japan’s HEY SMITH announces debut Australian headline tour this November

Words by Staff Writer

The punk/ska band will be bringing special guests Voodoo Glow Skull of the United States and The Resignators with them.

Japanese punk/ska band HEY SMITH are making their debut Down Under for a headline tour this November. They will be touching down in Adelaide to play The Gov on Wednesday 27 November followed by Brisbane’s Brightside on Thursday 28 November, Factory Floor in Sydney on Friday 29 November and making a special appearance at Ska Nation Festival in Colac on Saturday 30 November.

HEY SMITH (Japan) with special guests
Voodoo Glow Skulls (USA) + The Resignators (Melb)

  • Wednesday November 27 The Gov – Adelaide, Tickets
  • Thursday November 28 Brightside – Brisbane, Tickets
  • Friday November 29 Factory Floor – Sydney, Tickets
  • Saturday November 30 Ska Nation Festival / Colac Showgrounds – Colac, Tickets

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Hailing from Osaka Japan, HEY SMITH have been growing their following since 2006 thanks to their infectious sounds and even more upbeat live shows. Dedicated to their live gigs, the band play over 150 shows per year and have launched their own outdoor festival OSAKA HAZIKETEMAZARE FESTIVAL.

Joining HEY SMITH on the road is equally as infectious act, California punk/ska legends Voodoo Glow Skulls. Voodoo Glow Skulls have been getting crowds jumping from their backyard shows way back in 1988 until now. Their colourful career is almost as vibrant as their sound with their tracks ‘Shoot The Moon’ and ‘El Coo Cooi’ leading the charge.

Australia’s own The Resignators will also jump on board the tour. The Resignators’ journey is one of resilience, creativity, and a commitment to their musical vision, onboarding a dedicated fan base and crafting a strong discography. The Resignators remain an essential part of Australia’s diverse musical landscape. As they continue to evolve and inspire, their music serves as a testament to the enduring power of ska-punk fusion.

Tickets to the shows are on sale now. For all things HEY SMITH head here.