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Velociraptor Australian Tour March/April, 2012

Written by Marc Zanotti on February 29, 2012

Usually when a band announce their tour dates they send out a presser and it’s Music Feeds job to re-edit it and take all the credit. However, Velociraptor’s Australian Tour presser is so hilarious and self-deprecating we figured we’d just share some inserts with you in their original form.

VELOCIRAPTOR

The ‘Girl, you’re my girl, girl, girl. Girl. Cynthia. Girl.’ Tour – AKA The hit songs with limited lyrical content tour.

“And I was like baby, baby, baby, oh. Like baby, baby, baby, no.” -Justin Bieber

Velociraptor like to make party, so much so that they formed a band/gang so large, so loose, and so fun that instant party making was guaranteed* wherever they showed up.

Originally a trio formed by vocalist/primary songwriter Jeremy Neale and his bros Simon Ridley and Shane Parsons of DZ Deathrays infamy, the band quickly grew (in number, if not reputation)… The band has since grown to a revolving cast of 12 Ultimate Party DogsTM and embarked on a number of national tours where a surprising number of people actually showed up.

The pre-destination of Velociraptor’s rise to fame as the world’s greatest stadium rock band was heralded by the oracles at Australia’s Triple J. Inexplicably receiving high rotation for single In the Springtime and again for latest single Cynthia has ensured that Velociraptor’s place in the hearts and minds of the Australian populace is now cemented.

You can catch them on their own upcoming headline shows in March and again in April as main support for DZ Deathrays. Either way, prepare to be blown………..away.

*in no way is this guarantee legally binding, some fun sponges just refuse to make party good. THEIR LOSS!

Velociraptor Australian Tour Dates

HEADLINE SHOWS – MARCH
THU 1 MAR – COOLANGATTA HOTEL W/THE BLACK LIPS
SAT 17 MAR– THE TOTE, MELBOURNE
FRI 23 MAR – ALHAMBRA LOUNGE, BRISBANE
SAT 24 MAR – FBI SOCIAL FIRST BIRTHDAY, SYDNEY

MAIN SUPPORT FOR DZ DEATHRAYS “BLOODLINES” TOUR
THU 12 APR – ELSEWHERE, GOLD COAST
FRI 13 APR – THE ZOO, BRISBANE
SAT 14 APR – GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL, BYRON BAY
WED 18 APR – BEACH ROAD HOTEL, BONDI
THU 19 APR – THE PATCH, WOLLONGONG
FRI 20 APR – OXFORD ART FACTORY, SYDNEY
SAT 21 APR – TRANSIT BAR, CANBERRA
WED 25 APR – NATIONAL HOTEL, GEELONG
THU 26 APR – KAROVA LOUNGE, BALLARAT
FRI 27 APR – THE TOTE, MELBOURNE
SAT 28 APR – JIVE, ADELAIDE

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