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Jamie xx Announces One-Off Australian Headline Show

Written by Emmy Mack on October 6, 2015

Jamie xx is kicking off the New Year with a trip to Australia, with plans to hit the festival circuit harder than the Play button.

Armed with his new album In Colour, the English producer will grace the stages of the Lost Paradise (NSW), Beyond The Valley (Victoria) and inaugural FOMO (Queensland) music festivals.

But he’s just decided to cut Melbourne in on the action as well, giving the live music capital a bit of extra love with a one-off headlining show scheduled at the city’s iconic Forum Theatre on Sunday, 10th January.

The show will be Jamie xx’s biggest Australian headlining show to date, and the beat master has told triple j that punters will most likely be treated to new material during all of his Aussie performances.

“Oh yeah, I’m always making stuff on tour as well so I usually drop new things as I go,” he says.

And while his solo record, In Colour, is still racking up the accolades, the 26-year-old DJ is also busing working on his band The xx’s third studio album, the follow up to 2012’s Coexist, and pushing their sound forward.

“I always wanted it to be a progression, but we just want to write the best songs we can,” he explains. “[It’s] going really well, just writing more songs, finishing songs that we’ve written before”.

Pre-sale tickets to Jamie xx’s Melbourne headlining show will be available from 8am on Tuesday, 6th October for Handsome Tours subscribers, with General Admission tickets on sale from 9am Friday, 9th October.

Check out all the details below.

UPDATE 07/10/15: Jamie xx has added a new headline show to his upcoming Australian jaunt. The new date has been slated for Adelaide’s Thebarton Theatre in January. Catch his updated tour details, below.

UPDATE 13/10/15: After selling out his first Melbourne headline show in under five minutes last week, Jamie xx has today has added a second Melbourne show at the Forum Theatre on Wednesday January 6th. Catch his updated tour details, below.

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Jamie xx Australian Tour Dates

Tuesday, 29th December 2015 — Thursday, 1st January 2016
Beyond The Valley
Gippsland Parklands, Lardner
Tickets: Beyond The Valley

Tuesday, 29th December — Thursday, 31st December 2015
Lost Paradise
Glenworth Valley, NSW
Tickets: Lost Paradise

Wednesday, 6th January 2016NEW SHOW*
Forum Theatre, Melbourne
Tickets: Handsome Tours

Thursday, 7th January 2016
Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Saturday, 9th January 2016
FOMO
Brisbane Riverstage
Tickets: FOMO Festival

Sunday, 10th January 2016SOLD OUT
Forum Theatre, Melbourne
Tickets: Handsome Tours

*Presales for Handsome Tours subscribers on sale from available from 12pm Tuesday 13th October to 11am Wednesday 14th October, with General Admission tickets on sale from 12pm on Wednesday 14th October

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