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The Break Announce National Tour

Written by John Ritchie on March 18, 2010

The Break’s first official tour kicks off on the Easter weekend with festival appearances at Victoria’s hip and happenin’ Boogie Fest and the esteemed Blues Fest in Byron Bay. 

On Good Friday the band will take their unique surf sounds to The Westernport Hotel on Victoria’s Phillip Island – an area renowned for its pumping surf – which is particularly apt as many of the tracks from the album are named after hot surf breaks.

Following their introduction to Sydney fans in February, the band will return to The Annandale Hotel on April 11th to officially introduce their new album ‘Church Of The Open Sky’ released on April 16th on the independent Bombora label through MGM. On April 20th they’ll turn on the local Newcastle fans with a special show at Lizotte’s at Lambton. From there THE BREAK team up with their mighty mates The Hoodoo Gurus as special guests for select shows on The Gurus ‘Purity Of Essence’ tour. Being old mates expect the unexpected as the two bands hit the road for the first time ever!

Commenting on the forthcoming tour, drummer, Rob Hirst said:
“We can’t wait to play the Easter shows and tour with the Gurus. We feel like we’re just beginning and there’s a great spirit and energy in the band. Live The Break is turning into a totally different beast with lots of inventive jamming and experimentation.”

THE BREAK ‘Church Of The Open Sky’ TOUR DATES

Friday 2nd April
The Westernport Hotel, San Remo, Phillip Island
Tickets: From the venue 03 5678 5205 www.moshtix.com.au and www.lovepolice.com.au/thebreak

Saturday 3rd April
Boogie Festival, Tallarook, VIC
Tickets from www.boogie.net.au

Sunday 4th April
East Coast Blues Festival, Byron Bay, NSW
Tickets from www.bluesfest.com.au

Sunday 11th April
The Annandale Hotel , Sydney, NSW (Afternoon show)
Tickets from www.lovepolice.com.au/thebreak or www.annandalehotel.com

Tuesday 20th April – CANCELLED
Lizotte’s, Lambton, Newcastle, NSW
Tickets Tel: 02 4956 2066 or www.newcastle.lizottes.com.au

Thursday 29th April
Hi Fi Bar – Brisbane, QLD – As special guests to The Hoodoo Gurus and with The Gun Street Girls
Tickets: 1300THEHIFI (1300 843 4434) or online www.thehifi.com.au

Friday 30th April
Twin Towns, Tweed Heads, NSW – As special guests to The Hoodoo Gurus and with The Gun Street Girls
Tickets: Bookings 1800 014 014 or visit www.twintowns.com.au

Saturday 1st May
Yamba Bowling Club, NSW – As special guests to The Hoodoo Gurus
Tickets: The venue Ph 02 6646 2305 or on line at www.offbeatoperations.com.au

Friday 7th May
Governor Hindmarsh, Adelaide, SA – As special guests to The Hoodoo Gurus
Tickets: www.moshtix.com.au

Saturday 8th May
Hi Fi Bar – Melbourne, VIC – As special guests to The Hoodoo Gurus and with The Gun Street Girls
Tickets: 1300THEHIFI (1300 843 4434) or online www.thehifi.com.au

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