With so many tours happening this happening this summer here are our current picks of the tours you need to be purchasing tickets for!

Straight off the back of a much loved ‘Like A Version’ & huge performances at 2015/16’s Woodford Folk Festival, AYLA has just announced a short run of intimate shows across Australia’s East Coast to promote her debut EP When The World Ends.

17th January – Workers Club, Club
20th January – Café Lounge, Surry Hills – FREE ENTRY
23rd January – Lass O’Gowrie, Newcastle – FREE ENTRY
4th February – Gallery Bar @ OAF, Sydney
5th February – Treehouse On Belongil, Byron Bay – FREE ENTRY 7th February – Bison Bar, Sunshine Coast
27th February – Mountain Goat Valley Crawl Festival, Brisbane
Tickets: www.aylalive.com

The Gooch Palms
After jetting off to the USA in March, The Gooch Palms have been crazy busy since landing in their new home of Los Angeles, California.  Having played over 100 shows across the United States, re-released their debut album ‘NOVOS’ on Burger Records, recorded a new album which is due for release on own label Summer Camp Records, The Gooch Palms have returned to Australia for some shows.

01 Jan, 2016 – Sydney, NSW @ The Vic On The Park NYD Party w/ Dune Rats & Skegss
29 Jan, 2016 – Brisbane, QLD @ The Foundry w/ Cannon & White Lodge
30 Jan, 2016 – Byron Bay, NSW @ The Northern w/ White Lodge & Donny Love
04 Feb, 2016 – Ballarat, VIC @ The Eastern w/ LL Goons & Tropical Snakes
05 Feb, 2016 – Melbourne, VIC @ The Curtin Hotel w/ ScotDrakula & Lazertits
06 Feb, 2016 – Canberra, ACT @ The Phoenix w/ The Fighting League & Eadie and the Doodles
19 Feb, 2016 – Wollongong, NSW @ Rad w/ Los Tones & Solid Effort
20 Feb, 2016 – Newcastle, NSW @ The Cambridge w/ Wild Honey, Raave Tapes & Wormvom
25 Feb, 2016 – Sydney, NSW @ Oxford Art Factory w/ Los Tones & Wild Honey
Tickets: www.thegoochpalms.com

Ruby Boots

Ruby Boots is about to hit the road on her “I Miss You Already” Tour, taking her around Australia, Asia and the USA. This will be the last chance for Australian audiences to catch her live for some time before she heads overseas.

Sat 30 Jan – Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne, VIC w/ The Waifs
Tue 2 Feb – Capitol Theatre, Tamworth NSW w/ The Waifs
Thu 4 Feb – Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre NSW w/ The Waifs
Sat 6 Feb – Taronga Zoo, Sydney, NSW w/ The Waifs
Fri 19 – Sun 21 Feb, Riverboats Festival, VIC
Thu 10 Mar –  Northcote Social Club, Melbourne VIC
Fri 11 – Mon 14 Mar – Port Fairy Folk Festival, VIC
Thu 17 Mar – The Wheatsheaf Hotel, Adelaide, SA
Fri 18 Mar – Newtown Social Club, Sydney, NSW
Sat 19 Mar – The Milk Factory Brisbane, QLD
Sun 3 Apr – The Astor Theatre, Perth, WA w/ Taj Mahal
Tickets: www.rubybootsmusic.com

Melbourne hip hop duo The DYE are hitting the road for some regional and capital city shows.

Adelaide, Friday 29th January w/ Ill Equipt, Harry Angel
Wollongong, Thursday 11th February w/ Mighty ASH, Kid Pharaoh, Azza D
Sydney, Saturday 13th February w/ Sarah Connor, Mighty ASH, Undertow
Canberra, Saturday 20th February w/ Semantix, Beat Theory, Lash
Bendigo, Friday 26th February w/ Citywide Krew, Mr. Ruckman
Mildura, Saturday 27th February w/ Mr. Ruckman
Melbourne, Friday 4th March w/ Citywide Krew, Mr. Ruckman
For more details and tickets head to: www.thedye.com.au/tour-dates

Car Power (Solo)
Cat Power returns to Australia this summer for a series of intimate theatre-only performances. Performing solo, the show will boast a whole swag of new material and old favourites ahead of new album recording this summer.

Friday 5th February 2016 – Sydney City Recital Hall
Saturday 6th February 2016 – Adelaide Festival Centre, Space Theatre
Monday 8th & Tuesday 9th February 2016 – Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall.
Wednesday 10th February 2016 – Bendigo, Capital Theatre
Friday 12th February 2016 – Brisbane Powerhouse Theatre, MELT Festival
Saturday 13th February 2016 – Lismore, Star Court Theatre

HEALTH return to Australia fresh from dominating shows in the States and across Europe. Bringing their latest album DEATH MAGIC to crowds Downunder. The LA four-piece are sure to provide excessive moshing and hair flailing for Australian fans this February.

Monday February 8 – Sydney – Oxford Art Factory
Tickets: oxfordartfactory.com
Thursday February 11 – Melbourne – Howler
Tickets: h-w-l-r.com
Also playing at all Australian St Jerome’s Laneway Festival dates.

The Peep Tempel
APRA, The Age, AIR and AMP Award nominees and critic favourites The Peep Tempel have announced three final headlining shows before resigning themselves to the studio. Sydney, Melbourne and Perth will be treated to their signature smarmy,  rock n roll this summer.

Saturday 23rd January – Jack Rabbit Slim’s, Perth
with Pat Chow and Shit Narnia
Thursday 18th February – Estonian House, West Brunswick
Friday 19th February – The Factory Floor, Sydney
Tickets: www.facebook.com/thepeeptempel

The Snowdroppers
A ramshackle traveling rock’n’roll circus hitting Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne in February and March, with an all new live and visual show out on the road and bringing some of the best rock going at the moment courtesy of The Hard Aches, The Strums and Twin Fires.

Saturday, 20th February 2016 – The Foundry, Brisbane QLD
Friday, 26th February 2016 – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney NSW
Friday, 4th March 2016 – Howler, Melbourne VIC
Tickets: www.snowdroppers.com

Built To Spill
In the five years since their last Australian visit Built To Spill have released two albums, replaced two band members, created the synth-pop side project The Electronic Anthology Project, toured the U.S.A many times over amongst many other things. Now they return to Australia for Golden Plains Festival and a run of capital city shows.

Thursday 10th March – Sydney, Manning Bar – NSW
Tickets: www.manningbar.com,
Friday 11th March – Brisbane, The Zoo – QLD
Tickets: thezoo.oztix.com.au
Saturday 12th March – Melbourne, Corner Hotel – VIC
Tickets: cornerhotel.com
Sunday 13th March 2016 – Meredith, Golden Plains Festival – VIC

Debut Australian Tour
Hailing from small Indiana city of New Albany, Houndmouth will perform for the first time in Australia, intimate headline shows at Melbourne’s Northcote Social Club and Sydney’s Newtown Social Club in anticipation of their appearance at Byron Bay Bluesfest.

Thursday 24 March – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne VIC
Friday 25 March – Newtown Social Club, Sydney NSW
Tickets: handsometours.com