While many Australians cherish our island nation status and certain geographic isolation, there’s at least one way where being situated all the way over here in our corner of the world acts against us. Sometimes we’re just too damn far away for international artists to make it here.
Whether it’s Jack White conveniently announcing his touring hiatus before ever giving Aussie fans a live taste of his 2014 solo album Lazaretto, Frank Ocean breaking our hearts with multiple cancellations or Paul McCartney flat out ignoring us for over 20 years, sadly there’s been a number of instances when Aussie fans have been left in the touring lurch.
Now that the Splendour lineup has come and gone, we’ve uncovered the most notorious absentees from the Australian tour scene. Here’s the 11 acts for which we can’t wait any longer to tour. It’s time!
11 International Tours We're Still Waiting For - Music Feeds