J Mascis – Tied To A Star Australian Tour 2015 – Across The Ocean

J Mascis – Tied To A Star Australian Tour 2015

Last here in early 2012 for The Falls Festival and multiple sold-out Sydney Festival performances, Dinosaur Jr frontman / guitar-guru J Mascis returns to Australia and New Zealand in February 2015 for Adelaide’s Garden Of Unearthly Delights Aurora Spiegeltent programme, as special guest to premier ambient / noise outfit Mogwai for two shows at Perth International Arts Festival, for headline performances along the Australian east coast (including first time solo appearances in Hobart and Canberra) and for three shows on the north island of New Zealand.

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Mascis had thrilled us for little over an hour, making everyone’s eyes twinkle as they sat back, marvelled and at times even levitated due to his astonishing guitar playing – AU Review 2012

The 2015 tour follows the release of Tied To A Star, the second solo album from Mascis that picks up exactly where 2011’s debut Several Shades Of Why left off.

And though he plugs in for strategic, ripping solos throughout Tied to a Star, highlights like “Wide Awake” – his perfectly paired duet with Cat Power, which barely breaks a whisper – show that Mascis is now as skilled at quiet as he is with loud. – Rolling Stone August 2014

As an added treat, former Magic Dirt front woman Adalita will join J for shows in Melbourne, Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Sydney. The two indie-rock luminaries paired up in 2012 for an appearance on SBS TV show Rockwiz performing the Tom Petty / Stevie Nicks classic Stop Dragging My Heart Around though the relationship goes back further with Magic Dirt having supported Dinosaur Jr on their 1995 Australian tour.

Don’t miss J Mascis with occasional special guest Adalita on tour this February.

Feb 13th: Melbourne Recital Centre + Adalita
Tickets $44.00 + bf from www.melbournerecital.com.au or phone (03) 9699 3333.

Feb 14th: Adelaide, Garden Of Unearthly Delights Aurora Spiegeltent
Tickets $50.00 includes bf from www.adelaidefringe.com.au or phone 1300 621 255

Feb 15th: Hobart, Republic Bar
Tickets $35.00 + bf from www.moshtix.com.au, phone 1300 GET TIX or in person at all Moshtix outlets.

Feb 18th: Canberra, The Street
Tickets $49.00 includes credit card charges and bf from thestreet.org.au or phone (02) 6247 1223

Feb 19th: Brisbane, The Zoo + Adalita
Tickets $44.00 + bf from zoo.oztix.com.au, phone 1300 762 545 or in person at all Oztix outlets.

Feb 20th: Gold Coast, The Sound Lounge + Adalita
Tickets $38.00 + bf from soundlounge.com.au

Feb 21st: Sydney, The Factory + Adalita
Tickets $45.70 + bf from ticketek.com.au, factorytheatre.com.au, phone 9550 3666 or in person at all Ticketek outlets.

Feb 23rd & Feb 24th: Perth International Arts Festival with Mogwai
Tickets from www.perthfestival.com.au, phone (08) 6488 5555 or in person at all Ticketek outlets.

Feb 26th: Christchurch, Dux Live
Tickets $59.25 from Ticketek.co.nz

Feb 27th: Wellington, The Studio
Tickets $59.25 from Ticketek.co.nz

Feb 28th: Auckland, Kings Arms
Tickets $59.25 from tickemaster.co.nz

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