Lewis Capaldi Milky Chance Mac Demarco Go Atomic! elrow Sydney Bastille Sean Paul & Shaggy Billy Idol Illenium Mardi Gras Party 2020

Friday 11 April 2014  

John Butler Trio

Supported by Emma Louise

JOHN BUTLER TRIO introduce ‘Flesh & Blood’ with a national tour for Australian fans 

 Presented by triple j, MAX and Jarrah Records

With special guest Emma Louise 

 The John Butler Trio recently completed a quick stint of thrilling performances in capital cities selling out small capacity iconic venues around the country as they introduced new tunes and their new drummer, Grant Gerathy. With the trio’s sixth studio album ‘Flesh & Blood’ locked and loaded for a February 7th global release the band are pleased to announce a national tour, their first extensive Australian tour in 4 years. Tickets for the tour will go on sale Friday December 13th 2013. 

 The John Butler Trio's 'Flesh & Blood' album tour will take in major capital cities and a host of regional centres throughout March and April 2014. Fans can expect a set list encompassing tracks from their new album 'Flesh & Blood' as well as crowd favourites from the breadth of the trio's catalogue.

 'Only One', the first single from the album, released on November 15th, offers a fresh take on JBT’s signature sound. Cascading acoustic riffs flow effortlessly over driving rhythms while sun kissed steel drums and an inspirational melody and lyric delivers a quality summer soundtrack. It's already been welcomed with open arms by fans and media alike with community and commercial radio, triple j and ABC radio stations around the country embracing the new tune. 

 'Flesh & Blood' was recorded in John's studio 'The Compound' in Fremantle Western Australia, with Jan Skubiszewski (Way Of The Eagle) in the producer's chair. 

"Working with Jan was everything I hoped for and more," Butler says. " I really loved his musicianship, ideas, communication skills and the sounds he was pulling. His suggestions were always spot on and he really became the fourth member of the band. His experience with the wide variety of music he's made and produced was just perfect for the eclectic band we are."

  'Flesh & Blood' captures the John Butler Trio working up old strengths and finding new ones even at a time of change. For fans, there is much to take from this, their sixth album. 

"I hope they go on a journey with it or take it with them on a journey.” Butler reflects. " I hope it can be the soundtrack for some cool moments in their life and some shit moments in their life and I hope it can be there for them at the ebb of their energy wave and at the crest of it. In the loud times and the quiet times. That would be nice, and I think that's what all good art's done for me. It's been there for me, in one way, or another."

 The John Butler Trio are very pleased to have Emma Louise and her band as special guests for the Flesh & Blood Tour.

  • Hordern Pavilion

Friday 11 April 2014

Tickets on sale 9am 13 December 2013


Running Times
Doors 7.00pm
Emma Louise - 7.50pm – 8.30pm
John Butler Trio - 9.00pm - 11.00pm

General Admission: $68.80

Events Comments

This is a licenced all ages event. We recommend that all children under 16 years of age be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Conditions of Entry
Concert Safety for Kids