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My Friend The Chocolate Cake tour and album

Written by Vidette Moore on May 9, 2011

My Friend the Chocolate Cake are heading out on the road stopping at regional and major cities across the country as part of the Stopping All Stations Tour.

Melbourne musician David Bridie first found his audience with his band Not Drowning, Waving in the early 80s. Around about the time they were breaking up Bridie was putting together a stellar line up of musicians to create My Friend The Chocolate Cake.

My Friend the Chocolate Cake turn 21 this year and to mark such a special occasion they’ve released their 7th studio album Fiasco. One of the quiet achievers of Australian music My Friend the Chocolate Cake beat out the likes of Tommy Emmanuel and Wendy Matthews for the 1995 ARIA award in Best Adult Contemporary.

Sitting somewhere on the edge of alternative pop and classical, the band perform emotive musical pieces that move from subtle chamber instrumentals to frayed acoustic pop and songs of wry observation.

Saturday May 14 Moorilla Winery

Sunday May 15 Earl St Theatre

Thursday May 19 Lismore City Hall

Friday May 20 The Sound Lounge

Saturday May 21 The Old Museum

Friday May 27 Meeniyan Town hall

Saturday May 28 6pm & 8.30pm Vic Arts Centre

Friday June 3 The Heritage Hotel Bulli

Saturday June 4 The Basement

Sunday June 5 Lizottes Restaurant

Saturday June 11 GPAC

Friday June 17 Governor Hindmarsh

Saturday June 18 Fly By Night

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