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Bodyjar are Sellouts!

Written by Toby Smith on October 11, 2009

SELLOUT ?!?! Woah hang on there. Sure BODYJAR thought long and hard about marketing “Tatt-in-a-can”, but the sell-out label is a bit over the top yeah ? …. oh no I see … BODYJAR SELL-OUT … THE CORNER HOTEL … Friday 13th November. OK so let’s get this straight … the mighty Jar’s Melbourne leg of their last ever tour, THE END IS NOW, has officially sold out… without a single ad or interview being run!! Punk rock !! I guess that’s what the simple “word on the street” can do for you when you are one of this country’s finest rock bands announcing your final tour.

Good news though if you are in Melbourne and you missed out … despair not … the JAR are pleased to announce one final extra show on THURS 12 NOVEMBER at the CORNER HOTEL, RICHMOND with hearty support from 28 DAYS & BEHIND CRIMSON EYES.

Point to note however, if you are planning on catching the JAR elsewhere around the country don’t get complacent. It looks like you might want to get organised. Word is that absolutely no further shows will be announced and tickets are selling fast all over the nation so consider yourself warned.

Other news to note regard this terminal tour is that former long-time JAR sticks-man Ross Heatherington will be bringing some heritage to the proceedings, joining the band on stage for their Melbourne and Sydney performances.

So this is it… the beginning of the ‘end game’. A decade long chapter of Aussie punk rock coming to a close. Front man Cam concedes, “I guess it hasn’t really hit me yet. We’ve been busy organising the tour, going through the usual drill, meanwhile all these heart-wrenching stories about how people lost their front teeth or met their first spotty boyfriend at a Jar show are flooding our inter-web site. I mean, c’mon people, get a freakin’ life !! No seriously though the response to the announcement has been awesome. It’s been an absolute privilege being in this band and playing for so many great people. We can’t wait to rip it up one last time.”

And just to re-cap for those who are clinically dead, BODYJAR defined Australian melodic punk in the 90’s & Naughties, they played & slayed in venues all over the planet and have consistently written some absolute cracker tunes throughout their reign… ‘One in a Million’, ‘Lights Out’, ‘Not the Same’, ‘Glossy Books’, ‘Fall to the Ground ’ etc etc etc… (Check out their brilliant film clips on youtube).

So there you have it … your last chance to witness the genuine article and hear the band before they cross over into legend … THE END IS NOW !

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OCTOBER 09

FRI 30 – Karova Lounge, Ballarat VIC – www.oztix.com.au & thru the venue (03) 5332 9122 & New Generation 03 53332444

SAT 31 – National Hotel, Geelong VIC – www.oztix.com.au and thru the venue (03) 5229 1211

NOVEMBER 09

THURS 12 – Corner Hotel, Richmond VIC w/ 28days & Behind Crimson Eyes

SOLD OUT … FRI 13 – Corner Hotel, Richmond VIC w/ 28days & Behind Crimson Eyes

SAT 14 – Republic Bar & Café, Hobart TAS – www.moshtix.com.au and the venue 03 6234 6954

FRI 20 – Coolangatta Hotel, Coolangatta QLD w/ 28days & Behind Crimson Eyes

SAT 21 – The Hi Fi, Brisbane QLD w/ 28days & Behind Crimson Eyes

SUN 22 – Sands Tavern, Maroochydore QLD w/ 28days & Behind Crimson Eyes

WED 25 – Harp Hotel, Wollongong NSW – Venue: 02 4229 1333 Oztix: 1300 762 545 www.oztix.com.au

THUR 26 – Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle NSW – www.bigtix.com.au & www.moshtix.com.au & 1300 GET TIX (438 849)

FRI 27 – Annandale Hotel, Sydney NSW – www.annandalehotel.com or ph 02 9550 1078

SAT 28 – Fishos, Manly NSW – www.moshtix.com.au & 1300 GET TIX (438 849)

DECEMBER 09

FRI 4 – Fowlers Live, Adelaide SA – www.venuetix.com.au 08 8225 8888 & www.moshtix.com.au 1300 GET TIX (438 849)

THUR 10 – POW, Bunbury WA – www.heatseeker.com.au

FRI 11 – Dunsborough Hotel, Dunsborough WA – www.heatseeker.com.au

SAT 12 – Rosemount Hotel , Perth WA – ‘A Not So Silent Night’ event – www.heatseeker.com.au

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