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The John Butler Trio Announce National ‘April Uprising’ Tour Dates

Written by John Ritchie on May 25, 2010

The John Butler Trio have spent the past few months on a gruelling schedule to release their new April Uprising album simultaneously in eleven markets around the world.

With much anticipation for a live experience from JBT at home, Australian fans need wait no more as the band is pleased to announce their national April Uprising Tour of Australia taking place in August and September with tickets on sale on Monday 31st May.

The April Uprising Tour will see John and his new band mates Nicky Bomba (drums and percussion) and Byron Luiters (bass) visit all capital cities and a host of major regional centres around the country. It will be their largest Australian tour since the release of the multiple platinum selling album Sunrise Over Sea in 2004.

Special guests Blue King Brown will open proceedings at all shows delivering their now world renowned power packed live performance. See full tour dates below. Tickets on sale Monday 31st May. Green Ticket options available for all shows, except Reggaetown on sale now.

Friday 27th August
Fremantle Arts Centre, WA (under the big top) – Licensed / All Ages
Tickets available from www.heatseeker.com.au or The Venue Tel: 08)9432 9555 and usual outlets

Tuesday 31st August
Adelaide Entertainment Centre Theatre, Adelaide, SA – Licensed / All Ages
Tickets available from www.ticketek.com.au or Tel: 132 849

Thursday 2nd September
WIN Entertainment Centre, Wollongong, NSW – Licensed / All Ages
Tickets available from www.ticketek.com.au or Tel: 132 849

Friday 3rd September
Hordern Pavilion, Sydney, NSW – Licensed / All Ages
Tickets available from www.ticketek.com.au or or Tel: 132 849

Sunday 5th September
Derwent Entertainment Centre, Hobart, TAS – Licensed event / Over 18’s only
Tickets available from www.ticketmaster.com.au or Tel: 136 100

Tuesday 7th September
Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Newcastle, NSW – Licensed / All Ages
Tickets available from www.ticketek.com.au or Tel: 132 849

Wednesday 8th September
C.ex, Coffs Harbour, NSW – Licensed / Over 18’s only
Tickets available from venue Tel: 02) 6652 3888

Saturday 11th September
Reggaetown Festival – Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, Cairns, QLD
Ticketing and event info from www.reggaetown.com.au

Sunday 12th September
Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville, QLD – Licensed / All Ages
‘Union Of Soul Concert’ – The John Butler Trio with The Cat Empire, Blue King Brown and Mama Kin
Tickets available from Ticketshop, Riverway Arts Centre, Townsville Civic Theatre Tel: 07 47 279777 or 1800 644749 orhttp://riverway.townsville.qld.gov.au/index

Wednesday 15th September
Royal Theatre, Canberra, ACT – Licensed / All Ages
Tickets available from www.ticketek.com.au or Tel: 132 849

Friday 17th September
Festival Hall, Melbourne, VIC – Licensed / All Ages
Tickets available from www.ticketmaster.com.au or Tel: 136 100

Saturday 18th September
Schweppes Centre, Bendigo, VIC – Licensed / All Ages
Tickets from www.bendigostadium.com.au or Tel: 03) 5440 6214

Tuesday 21st September
The Mackay Entertainment Convention Centre, Mackay, QLD – Licensed / All Ages
Tickets from www.mackaytix.com.au or Tel: 07) 4961 9777

Wednesday 22nd September
The Great Western, Rockhampton, QLD – Licensed event / Over 18’s only
Tickets from www.greatwesternhotel.com.au or Tel: 07) 4922 3888 or www.oztix.com.au

Thursday 23rd September
The Riverstage, Brisbane, QLD – Licensed / All Ages
Tickets available from www.ticketmaster.com.au or Tel: 136 100 and www.oztix.com.au

Friday 24th September
The Empire Theatre, Toowoomba, QLD – Licensed / All Ages
Tickets from www.empiretheatre.com.au or Tel: 1300 655 299

Monday 27th September
The Mangrove Resort Hotel, Broome, WA – Strictly Licensed 18 Plus
Tickets from venue Tel: 08) 9192 1303 and www.heatseeker.com.au

The April Uprising Tour will be supporting The Wilderness Society, The Australian Conservation Foundation and Oxfam’s Close the Gap Campaign.

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