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Earlier this year, the Cat Empire celebrated their 1000th show at a free Fed Square bash. Selling 1.5 million copies over 10 years was quite something to celebrate, too. Now the Melburnians (who, let's face it, have become Citizens of Planet Earth) are returning for a Festival Hall show in October and will be cramming a veritable ton of brass and percussion on stage. It's part of a national tour that will come on the back of a swag of massive European festivals – so expect them to be more on fire than ever.

They will be joined by Madre Monte from Colombia, whose hard-hitting horns and skankin' guitars will be a great fit for the fiesta that is the Cat Empire. You'll also see human beatbox Tom Thum, who's rather more than a selection of drum noises: his Sydney TED talk garnered him 17 million views.

Tickets go on sale Monday, June 16 from 9am. Fans on the bands mailing list can get advance access to tickets from Friday, June 13.

The Cat Empire details

Address
300 Dudley St, West Melbourne 3003

Telephone 03 9329 9699

Date Sat 04 Oct 2014

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