The Dead Weather Announce Australian/NZ Tour March 2010

Birthed from a collision of some of the greatest musicians in the genre, The Dead Weather includes Alison Mosshart of The Kills on lead vocals, Jack White, originally of The White Stripes on drums, White’s Raconteur bandmate Jack Lawrence on bass and former Raconteur Dean Fertita, also of Queens of the Stone Age, on guitar.

It all started when Mosshart filled in for an unwell White at the end of a Kills/Raconteurs tour. So noticeable was the chemistry that they realised there was potential to take things further. An impromptu jam session ensued and fifteen days later, Horehound was finished and The Dead Weather was formed.

Horehound, the band’s debut LP, was released earlier this year by White’s vinyl label Third Man Records (and out now through Sony Australia). It features a hybrid of styles with each member’s distinct contributions creating a sound like no other.

On the live front The Dead Weather have been taking the US and UK by storm. Their onstage presence reflects the raw energy sparking from their collaborative talent and is a performance certainly not to be missed!

So be sure to secure your tickets quickly for their upcoming March 2010 shows in Auckland, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Perth. Tickets go on-sale to the general public at 9am Tuesday 24th November through Ticketek.

Pre-sale tickets available via from Thursday 19th November.


Australia & New Zealand March 2010

Wednesday 17th March

Logan Campbell Centre, Auckland – All Ages

Ticketek 0800 842 538 or

Friday 19th March

Forum Theatre, Melbourne – 18+

Ticketek 132 849 or

Tuesday 23rd March

The Tivoli, Brisbane – 18+

Ticketek 132 849 or

Friday 26th March

Enmore Theatre, Sydney – All Ages

Ticketek 132 849 or

Monday 29th March

Metro City, Perth – 18+

Ticketek 132 849 or

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