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The Drums Announce Shows in Sydney and Melbourne

Written by John Ritchie on May 27, 2010

The Drums, Dubbed ‘New York’s official coolest new band’ by NME have announced headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne in June.

From the press release:
On stage their infectious energy manifests as near-lunacy, the band playing their chirpy, whistle stop-start ditties with breathtaking mania. It’s no wonder that after only a year of living in NYC The Drums’ concerts became a weekly dance-party attended religiously by even the most cynical of music fans.

The Drums took the coveted opening slot of the NME tour throughout February this year, before being crowned winners of the “Philip Hall Radar Award” (’08 and ’09 winners were Glasvegas and The Big Pink), at the NME Awards. They also played an intimate, sold out three-date UK tour during the last week of March where they were watched by Morrissey, Mike Joyce and Andy Rourke of The Smiths.

Now it’s our turn, don’t miss The Drums for the first time on Australian shores this August.

Sunday 1st August
SYDNEY – Oxford Art Factory with The Motifs
Tickets available from

Monday 2nd August
MELBOURNE – East Brunswick Club with The Motifs
Tickets available from / 03 9388 9794

Tickets on sale Friday 4th June. The Drums is in stores June 11 on Shock Records. Summertime! is out now on Popfrenzy Records.

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