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TEENAGE FANCLUB announce Australia & New Zealand tour – March 2024


Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce Scottish indie icons Teenage Fanclub will return to Australia and New Zealand in March 2024, performing their first live shows down under since 2019.

The renowned Glasgow five-piece – led by founding members Norman Blake and Raymond McGinley, with drummer Francis Macdonald, bassist Dave McGowan and keyboardist Euros Childs – will perform six headline shows next Autumn in PerthSydneyMelbourneByron BayBrisbane and Auckland. Today’s tour news comes in celebration of the band’s upcoming 11th studio album,?Nothing Lasts Forever – set for release on September 22.

A rare thing, Teenage Fanclub are one of Britain’s most beloved cult outfits, with a career spanning three decades and fervent fans growing up alongside them. Ever since their formation in 1989, the band’s esteemed discography has soundtracked many a life: from the early ’90s era-defining Bandwagonesque to albums such as ThirteenGrand PrixSongs From Northern BritainHowdy!, Man MadeShadows & HereEndless Arcade and more.

In June 2023 Teenage Fanclub kicked off an extensive northern hemisphere tour, playing everywhere from Madrid to Manchester, Barcelona to Berlin, with a full UK run set for November. Performing their first AU/NZ gigs here in five years next March, tickets for these just announced dates will go on sale Monday 10 July (10am local time) via Sign up to get early access via the Frontier Members Pre-sale, which begins Thursday 6 July (10am local time) – see website for info.

With music recorded in an intense ten-day period in the bucolic Welsh countryside at Monmouth’s Rockfield Studios, one of the recurring themes of upcoming, new LP Nothing Lasts Forever?is light, as a both a metaphor for hope and as an ultimate destination further down the road. You can hear the effect of that environment on the band’s new record – it’s full of soft breeze, wide skies, beauty and space.

Looking for positives while faced with the grim realities of the 21st century feels very Teenage Fanclub – a band who’ve been a force for good for over three decades and who can effortlessly turn melancholy into glorious, chiming harmony. Selling out shows across the country on their 2019 headline tour, don’t miss the incredible Teenage Fanclub when they return to Australia and New Zealand next March!

MARCH 2024

Presented by Frontier Touring

Runs 24 hours from: Thursday 6 July (10am local time)
or until pre-sale allocation exhausted

Begins: Monday 10 July (10am local time) 

Tuesday 5 March
Astor Theatre | Perth, WA


Friday 8 March
Metro Theatre | Sydney, NSW

All Ages

Saturday 9 March
The Croxton Bandroom | Melbourne, VIC

Tuesday 12 March
The Northern Hotel | Byron Bay, NSW


Wednesday 13 March
The Triffid | Brisbane, QLD


Friday 15 March
Powerstation | Auckland, NZ


Patrons are advised to purchase tickets only through authorised ticket sellers. 

We cannot guarantee any ticket purchase made through any means other than the official ticketing agents listed on the Frontier website.

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