Hunters & Collectors Plot Comeback Tour

An article about the upcoming 2014 Hunters and Collectors tour.

Author:  Mess + Noise.

Date: 30 September 2013.

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Fresh off their Grand Final performance, Hunters and Collectors are looking ahead to 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 Saturday, January 25 in Geelong and will include concerts in the Hunter Valley, Launceston, Perth and McLaren Vale in South Australia. Playing alongside Hunters & Collectors will be Something For Kate, You Am I, British India and Diesel. Support at the 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 and are the focus of a new tribute album. Released last Friday, Crucible – The Songs of Hunters & Collectors features 15 covers from an impressive list of acts. It includes 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’.

Tickets for all shows on sale at 9am Friday, October 11.
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
Hunters & Collectors theatre gigs

Friday, April 4 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Friday, April 11 – Palais Theatre, Melbourne

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