These big-name shows will go quick, so get in fast

Liars

Sydney's Vivid festival is bringing Liars to our shores this June, and thankfully they are making the trip to Melbourne for a sideshow.

Hard-Ons

Join Sydney's road warriors, Keish de Silva, Peter "Blackie" Black and Ray Ahn as they celebrate 30 rock-hard years in the game.

Joan As Police Woman

Joan As Police Woman, aka Joan Wesser, will be bringing the magic when she returns to Australia to show off her new LP The Classic. It's a little more whimsical and upbeat than her older work.

James Blunt

Is it okay to like the Blunt now that he's proved to be quite hilarious on Twitter? Suck it and see. James Hillier Blount will be bringing his Moon Landing world tour to Melbourne, joined by our very own melodic pop duo, Busby Marou.

Slim Jim Phantom

The drummer for the legendary Stray Cats is a legend in his own right. Slim Jim Phantom returns to Australia this June, joined by local psychobilly favourites, Fireballs. As always, fans can expect Phantom's high-energy rockin', and with a pairing like this, it's sure to be an epic performance.

Joelistics and Dialectrix

Two of Australia's hip-hop king pins are joining forces again for the In the Cold Light of the Morning tour. The co-headline tour will be bolstered by support from N'Fa Jones.

Supersuckers

Supersuckers will be making the long-haul flight from Arizona to Australia for a six-date tour around the country, bringing with them tales of jackalopes, hard drinking and fast women.

The Crimson ProjeKCt

Classic prog-rockers King Crimson disbanded in 1974, and now after a reformation, subsequent split and hiatus, they are touring with three original members as the Crimson ProjeKCt.

The Paper Kites

Following an extensive USA/Canada tour, the Paper Kites return to Melbourne for an all-ages show at the Athenaeum. Known for their dreamy, mesmerising folk soundscapes, the quintet will perform several tracks from their highly anticipated debut studio album States as well dipping into their back catalogue of EPs.

Teeth and Tongue: Grids album launch

As a fiercely independent artist, Jess Cornelius – aka Teeth and Tongue – has managed to call the shots with her career, gaining enough momentum this year to secure a much-coveted support slot with Vance Joy and a place on the White Night bill.

Story of the Year

Rock troupe Story of the Year are returning to Australia for a big tour. The jaunt is set to mark the ten-year anniversary of the band's most loved album Page Avenue.

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