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The Cat Empire & Xavier Rudd Announce Joint National Tour

Written by Mike Hohnen on October 17, 2016

Two of our nation’s finest musical commodities, The Cat Empire and Xavier Rudd, have announced a joint series of outdoor concerts for January 2017, the first tour of its kind from both outfits.

Such a special event can’t be going down in just any old venue, either. The shows will be taking place in pristine environments blending music with mother nature including Sandstone Point, Bribie Island Byron Bay’s incredible Red Devil Park.

Joining Rudd and The Cat Empire will be a slew of support acts, each a headliner in their own right. Axe-man Harts, Ocean Alley, and their psychedelic reggae sensibilities as well as the acoustic wonderment of Sahara Beck.

Mainstays of the Australian music scene, The Cat Empire are arguably in their finest form ever. This year they dropped their latest album Rising With The Sun, and their new dates with Rudd fall on the tail even of their mental 100-date national tour. Known magician Rudd is on a similar hot streak. The multi-instrumentalist set the charts ablaze with his current single Follow The Sun.

All of the aforementioned artists are known for their abilities to perfectly soundtrack summer. So we imagine come January you’ll be chomping at the bit to experience their vibes in a live setting. Catch all the details below.

UPDATE 07/11/16: The Cat Empire and Xavier Rudd have added an extra show to their joint Aussie tour, taking place on Sunday, 12th February in Wollongong with Harts, Ocean Alley & Sahara Beck. Details below.

Watch: Xavier Rudd – ‘Follow The Sun’

The Cat Empire & Xavier Rudd National Tour 2017
With special guests Harts, Ocean Alley and Sahara Beck*
Tickets to Wollongong show on sale from 9am Wednesday, 9th November.

Thursday, 26th January
St David’s, Park Hobart * Sahara Beck not performing in Hobart
Tickets: Oztix

Sunday, 29th January
North Gardens, Ballarat
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Saturday, 4th February
Red Devil Park, Byron Bay, NSW (Subject to DA Approval)
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Sunday, 5th February
Sandstone Point, Bribie Island
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Saturday, 11th February
Glenelg Beach, Adelaide
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Sunday, 12th February – NEW SHOW
Stuart Park, Wollongong
Tickets: Moshtix

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