Hunters and Collectors Announce Comeback Tour

An article about the upcoming 2014 A Day on the Green Hunters tour.

Author: Sarah Smith, Faster Louder.

Date: 26 September 2013.

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Hunters and Collectors have announced their first tour since 1998, including a run of dates as part of A Day On The Green and theatre shows in Melbourne and Sydney.

The Day On The Green tour kicks off on Saturday, January 25 in Geelong and will include concerts in the Hunter Valley, Launceston, Perth and McLaren Vale in South Australia. Playing alongside Hunters and Collectors will be Something For Kate, You Am I, British India and Diesel. Support at their theatre shows will come from The Panics.

The announcement marks a big few weeks for Hunters & Collectors who have been named as support for Bruce Springsteen’s shows in Melbourne, are set to perform at the AFL Grand Final this Saturday, and are the focus of a new tribute album. Set for release on September 27, Crucible – The Songs of Hunters & Collectors features 15 covers from an impressive list of acts. It will include an Avalanches remix of ‘Talking to a Stranger’, The Rubens doing ‘Holy Grail’, Something For Kate’s take on ‘When the River Runs Dry’ and Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder and Crowded House’s Neil Finn teaming up for ‘Throw Your Arms Around Me’.

Hunters & Collectors tour
Friday, April 4 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Friday, April 11 – Palais Theatre, Melbourne

Hunters and Collectors ‘A Day On The Green’ tour
Saturday, January, 25 – The Hill Winery, Geelong VIC^
Saturday, February 1 – Bimbadgen Winery, Hunter Valley NSW^
Sunday, February 2 – Sirromet Wines, Mt Cotton QLD^
Saturday, February 8 – All Saints Estate, Rutherglen VIC^
Saturday, February 22 – Leconfield Wines, McLaren Vale SA^
Saturday, March 1 – Petersons Winery, Armidale NSW^^
Saturday, March 8 – Robert Oatley Vineyards, Mudgee NSW^^
Saturday, March 15 – Josef Chromy Wines, Launceston TAS^^
Saturday, March 22 – Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley VIC^^
Saturday, March 29 – Kings Park & Botanical Garden, Perth WA^^

^ With You Am I, Something For Kate and British India
^^ With Something For Kate, Diesel and British India

Tickets for all shows on sale 9am Friday, October 11.