The Paper Kites Announce Homecoming Tour

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The Paper Kites Announce Homecoming Tour

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They will be heading to Fremantle, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Castlemaine this June 2024

Returning to home soil following a sold-out US tour, Melbourne indie-folk band The Paper Kites announce a homecoming Australian tour this coming June.

The quintet responsible for airy numbers ‘Bloom’ and ‘Electric Indigo’ will be performing alongside The Roadhouse Band in an Australian first,  playing cities across consecutive Saturdays.

The Paper Kites will be hitting up Freo.Social on Saturday 9 June, The Tivoli in Brisbane on Friday 14 June, Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on Saturday 15 June, to their stomping ground of Melbourne’s Forum on Friday 21 June and finishing up at Castlemaine’s Theatre Royal on Saturday 22 June.

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The Paper Kites and The Roadhouse Band Australian Tour announcement comes two years after their last shows in Australia where they performed to sell-out audiences across the county, and six months after the release of their sixth studio album and most poignant project to date, At The Roadhouse.

It’s the first time Australian fans will hear the most-loved tracks from the project, an album that was recorded in an abandoned heritage venue in the small Australian town of Campbells Creek in 2022, now fondly called The Roadhouse. The month-long residency at The Roadhouse saw the band tackled a new style of songwriting and producing which involved community performances and finessing. The result is an album that captures the spirit of old-time country and blues, rich with smoky vocals and a magnetic groove.

In addition, fans will be taken back to their debut EP, Woodland, which yielded global attention. Single ‘Bloom’ shot to platinum certification in the US (and subsequently went platinum in 6 other countries, including Australia), tallying over half a billion streams and singing on fourteen years later.

The ARIA Award and J Award nominees will also litter the set with tracks from their expansive catelogue between Woodland and The Roadhouse, distinctly the 2013 States, 2015 big-hitter twelvefour, On the Train Ride Home and On The Corner Where You Live from 2018, and the 2021’s Roses.



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Due to play at this year’s Bluesfest in Byron Bay this week, The Paper Kites will hop overseas for a European tour with multiple sold-out dates before their highly anticipated return home. Make sure you don’t miss The Paper Kites special homecoming shows.

Frontier Member presale begins Tuesday 26 March from 9am local time before general tickets on sale Wednesday 27 March. Tickets and tour information via