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Grinspoon Officially Become A Classic Rock Band With 20th Anniversary Tour

by Paul Cashmere on April 3, 2017

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Those Alt-Rock heroes of the 90s Grinspoon can now officially wear the Classic Rock badge. The band is reforming for a 20th anniversary tour to mark two decades since the release of their debut album ‘Guide To Better Living’.

Grinspoon rose to fame nurtured by Triple J and shows like Recovery in the 90s but now with their cross-over to classic rock the 20th anniversary tour has been dropped in the capable hands of Triple M to present across Australia.

Singer Phil Jamieson is uncomfortable with the tour being tied to the way-back machine. “I hate nostalgia, it gets my goat,” he said is a statement. “ What I do love are tunes, and we’ve got tunes! NBT – Balding Matters – Scalped are probably what are considered to be album tracks or ‘filler’, but I can’t wait to spit ‘em out with as much venom as I did as a 19 year old. Then there is Railroader – Repeat – Just Ace – Champion – Boundary …. it’s like a little treasure box of ditties! I don’t think I really knew what I was doing when I made Guide To Better Living, but I know that playing this album from start to finish is going to be one of the most challenging, enjoyable & kickass things I’ll ever do! Bring on the road, bring on the tour, bring on the shows… happy 20th birthday GTBL!”

GUIDE TO BETTER LIVING NATIONAL TOUR DATES

Presented by TEG LIVE and Triple M

Fri 23 Jun | Kay St Entertainment Complex, Traralgon Vic | 18+
Fri 30 Jun | Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, Vic | Lic Aa
Sat 1 Jul | Village Green Hotel, Mulgrave, Vic | 18+
Fri 7 Jul | Enmore Theatre, Sydney, Nsw | Lic Aa
Sat 8 Jul | The Tivoli Theatre, Brisbane, Qld | 18+
Sat 29 Jul | One Tropical Day @ Darwin Ski Club, Darwin, Nt | Lic Aa **
Thu 3 Aug | The Wool Exchange, Geelong, Vic | 18+
Fri 4 Aug | Pier Bandroom, Frankston, Vic | 18+
Sat 5 Aug | Granada Tavern, Hobart, Tas | 18+
Thu 10 Aug | The Jack, Cairns, Qld | 18+
Fri 11 Aug | Dalrymple Hotel, Townsville, Qld | 18+
Sat 12 Aug | Magnums, Airlie Beach, Qld | 18+
Thu 17 Aug | Villa Noosa, Noosaville, Qld | 18+
Fri 18 Aug | Redland Bay Hotel, Redland Bay, Qld | 18+
Sat 19 Aug | Shaka Fest – Miami Tavern, Gold Coast, Qld | 18+ **
Thu 24 Aug | Dunsborough Tavern, Dunsborough, Wa | 18+
Fri 25 Aug | Metro City, Perth, Wa | 18+
Sat 26 Aug | Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Sa | Aa
Thu 31 Aug | The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle, Nsw | 18+
Fri 1 Sep | Lismore City Hall , Lismore, Nsw | 18+
Sat 2 Sep | Racehorse Hotel, Ipswich, Qld | 18+
Thu 14 Sep | The Entrance Leagues Club, Bateau Bay, Nsw | 18+
Fri 15 Sep | Waves, Wollongong, Nsw | 18+
Sat 16 Sep | Uc Refectory, Canberra, Act | 18+
Wed 20 Sep | Csu, Wagga Wagga, Nsw | 18+
Fri 22 Sep | Beer Deluxe, Albury, Nsw | 18+
Sun 24 Sep | Batemans Bay Soldiers Club, Batemans Bay, Nsw | 18+

**Hockey Dad not appearing

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