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The Mountain Goats Australian Tour 2012

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The Mountain Goats Australian Tour 2012

Indie-rock outfit The Mountain Goats will be touring Australia in May, hitting up Perth, Byron Bay, Brisbane, Sydney, Katoomba and Melbourne respectively.

They have had a very decorative career, spanning over the last twenty years. The project began solely as singer-songwriter John Darnielle, despite the plural moniker, and eventually became a variety of working collaborators. The New Yorker magazine referred to Darnielle as "America's best non-hip-hop lyricist", and in June 2006, Paste magazine named him one of the "100 Best Living Songwriters". Critically acclaimed author John Green has also named them his favourite band on more than one occasion. Darnielle's lyrics are literate and filled with imagery that reference classic literature, religion and mythologies, pop culture, art and history. There is no denying that the live performance would be one to cherish.

With an extremely vast selection of albums and an upcoming release for this year announced, now would be the perfect opportunity to give these guys a listen, if you haven't already. If you have, what are you waiting for?

Tour venues and dates are as follows:

Perth - 01/05/2012 @ The Bakery. Buy HERE.

Byron Bay - 03/05/2012 @ The Great Northern. Buy HERE

Brisbane - 04/05/2012 @ The Zoo. Buy HERE

Sydney - 06/05/2012 @ The Metro. Buy HERE

Katoomba - 08/05/2012 @ The Clarendon. Buy HERE

Melbourne - 09/05/2012 @ The Toff In Town. Buy HERE

The second Melbourne show at The Corner Hotel is unfortunately sold out.

All events are for over 18s only. ID is required.
Tickets are $45-$47
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Why? They will melt your heart and sooth your soul.
When: May 1st-10th 2012
Where: Various venues around Australia.
Cost: $45-$47
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