Alt-country rockers Blitzen Trapper will be touring Australia on the back of appearances on the Bluesfest 2012 line-up and West Coast Blues ‘n’ Roots Festival. They’ll be playing show and headline shows in both Sydney and Melbourne.
The Portland, Oregon outfit released their third album American Goldwing in September. The album was written and recorded in a span of six months, before touring globally, playing at iconic festivals such as Lollapalooza and Newport Folk Festival. According to vocalist Eric Earley, it was during this time the band realised this new album was extraordinary, referring to it as “the real record”.
Forming in 2000, genre-straddling has always been a specialty of Blitzen Trapper, who have masterfully blended indie, folk-rock with alt-Country, but at their heart they have a classic rock and roll sound that is drenched in warming harmonies.
Their live show has always garnered alluring reviews and promised unwavering, passionate energy onstage..
Blitzen Trapper Australian Tour Dates
West Coast Bluesfest, Perth
Sunday 1st April
Tickets from http://westcoastbluesnroots.com.au
Prince Bandroom, Melbourne
Tuesday 3rd April
Tickets from http://http://www.princebandroom.com.au; http://www.moshtix.com.au
Oxford Art Factory, Sydney
Thursday 5th April
Tickets from http://www.oxfordartfactory.com; http://www.moshtix.com.au
East Coast Bluesfest, Byron Bay
Saturday 7th April
East Coast Bluesfest, Bryon Bay
Monday 9th April
Tickets from http://www.bluesfest.com.au