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Busby Marou and Kasey Chambers

Rockhampton based duo Busby Marou have finally kicked off the ‘Behind The Barricades Tour’ alongside their mate Kasey Chambers. After a few scheduling changes the 17 date tour along the east coast and South Australia has now begun. Just in time for the tour Tom Busby and Jeremy Marou have also released a fabulous new single, ‘Everything Is Beautiful’, the duo’s first original release in over 2 years. ‘Everything Is Beautiful’ was inspired by the pair spending some treasured downtime with their families and seeing the world through their children’s eyes. Busby reveals, “It’s just like, ‘Wow, everything was great, always, when we were kids. Why are we so negative? Is it social media? Is it all the stuff that’s going on? What is it?’ But there’s an uplifting piece of hope in the feeling of the music, and in the lyrics, suggesting that maybe we can all be happy again.” As Jeremy tells us in our zoom interview the morning after the first date of the tour, the new single is going down a treat live.

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips spoke to Busby Marou’s Jeremy Marou about the ‘Behind The Barricades Tour’, their new single Everything Is Beautiful’, their guitars, and their upcoming album due for release in September.

Busby Marou have gained the reputation as one of Australia’s hardest working live bands best known for their distinctly Australian storytelling and gifted musicianship. The duo won their third APRA songwriting award last year for ‘Over Drinking Over You’ from their ARIA Top 5 album ‘The Great Divide’, their 3rd Top 5 release. The new single  ‘Everything Is Beautiful’ is a state of a brand new album, which they hope to release around September this year.


Friday, 6 May 2022 – Ulumbarra Theatre Bendigo VIC

Sunday, 8 May 2022 – Costa Hall GAC Geelong, VIC

Thursday, 12 May 2022 – Sydney Coliseum Theatre Rooty Hill, NSW

Friday, 20 May 2022 – TECC Townsville, QLD

Saturday, 21 May 2022 – MMPL Cairns, QLD

Friday, 27 May 2022 – Albury Ent Centre, NSW

Saturday, 28 May 2022 – NCCC Royal Theatre, ACT

Sunday, 29 May 2022 – Anita’s Theatre Thirroul, NSW

Friday, 3 June 2022 – Thebarton Theatre Adelaide, SA

Saturday, 4 June 2022 – Barossa Entertainment Centre Tanunda, SA

Friday, 10 June 2022 – HOTA Theatre #1, Gold Coast, QLD

Saturday, 11 June 2022 – Empire Theatre Toowoomba, QLD

Sunday, 12 June 2022 – Night Quarter, Sunshine Coast, QLD

Monday, 13 June 2022 – QPAC Concert Hall, Brisbane, QLD

Wednesday, 15 June 2022 – Civic Theatre Newcastle, NSW

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