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  ALT-J ANNOUNCE 10TH ANNIVERSARY ‘AN AWESOME WAVE’ ALBUM SHOWS

Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce two very special alt-J live performances of their 2012 ARIA Platinum selling and UK Mercury-prize winning debut album, An Awesome Wave. Celebrating the albums’ 10th anniversary, the band will be playing the game-changing debut in full from start to finish, plus bonus tracks at Melbourne’s Northcote Theatre on Friday 23 September and Sydney’s Metro Theatre on Sunday 25 September.

Speaking of their decision to perform the album live in Australia the band say:

“To celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the album that changed our lives, we are thrilled to announce these extra gigs in Australia where we will play An Awesome Wave in full. We know how much this record means to our Aussie fans and can’t wait to turn back the clock to 2012 with them in our favourite country.

Frontier Members pre-sale kicks off at 12noon AEST Thursday 28 July before the General Public on sale 12noon AEST Monday 1 August. Tickets via frontiertouring.com/anawesomewave.

It is set to be a truly momentous show, a celebration of the album that introduced the world to Joe Newman, Gus Unger-Hamilton and Thom Sonny Green’s beautifully imaginative, and genre-defying, music. The two shows are to take place during the band’s Australia and New Zealand run across Auckland, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth in support of their fourth and most recent album, The Dream.

alt-J are one of the most successful British bands of the millennium. Joe Newman, Gus Unger-Hamilton and Thom Sonny Green have released four studio albums that, between them, have sold in excess of two million copies and their songs have been streamed over two and a half billion times. Their 2012 Mercury Prize and Ivor Novello Award-winning debut An Awesome Wave, was followed two years later by their number one, GRAMMY and BRIT Award-nominated album This Is All Yours. Released in 2017, RELAXER flew straight into the top 10 of the UK albums chart ahead of a summer of major international shows – including a headline show at London’s O2 Arena and headline performances at numerous festivals – and became their second album to be nominated for the Mercury Prize.

In Australia, all four of alt-J’s albums have debuted in the ARIA top ten – An Awesome Wave (#9 peak), This Is All Yours (#2 peak), RELAXER (#4 peak) and The Dream (#6 peak).

An Awesome Wave (2022 reissue) is available on white vinyl and other formats (via Liberator Music – here).

alt-J AN AWESOME WAVE 10TH ANNIVERSARY ALBUM SHOWS

SEPTEMBER 2022

Presented by Frontier Touring and triple j (AU)

FRONTIER MEMBERS PRE-SALE

via frontiertouring.com/anawesomewave
Runs 24 hours from: Thursday 28 July (12noon AEST)

or until pre-sale allocation exhausted

GENERAL PUBLIC ON SALE
Begins: Monday 1 August (12noon AEST)

Friday 23 September
Northcote Theatre | Melbourne, VIC
18+ On sale: Monday 1 August (12noon AEST)
moshtix.com.au | Ph: 1300 438 849

Sunday 25 September
Metro Theatre | Sydney, NSW
18+ On sale: Monday 1 August (12noon AEST)
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

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THE DREAM TOUR AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND SEPTEMBER 2022
Presented by Frontier Touring, triple j (AU), NZME and Coup De Main (NZ)
ALL SHOWS LICENSED ALL AGES
ON SALE NOW

Saturday 17 September
Spark Arena | Auckland, NZ
Licensed All Ages
ticketmaster.co.nz | Ph: 0800 111 999

Tuesday 20 September
Riverstage | Brisbane, QLD
Licensed All Ages
ticketmaster.com.au | Ph: 136 100

Thursday 22 September
Margaret Court Arena | Melbourne, VIC
Licensed All Ages
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Saturday 24 September
Hordern Pavilion | Sydney, NSW
Licensed All Ages
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Tuesday 27 September
Adelaide Entertainment Centre Theatre | Adelaide, SA
Licensed All Ages
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Thursday 29 September
HBF Stadium | Perth, WA
Licensed All Ages
ticketmaster.com.au | Ph: 136 100

Patrons are advised to purchase tickets only through authorised ticket sellers. We cannot guarantee any ticket purchase made through any means other than the official ticketing agents listed on the Frontier website.