Dinosaur Jr Add Melbourne Show - Noise11.com
J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr, photo by Ros O'Gorman

J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr, photo by Ros O'Gorman

Dinosaur Jr Add Melbourne Show

by Paul Cashmere on January 11, 2024

in News

Dinosaur Jr will play a standalone headline show in Melbourne the night before the Tentpole festival.

UPDATE: Tentpole date have been cancelled

The new date on 16 February will now kick off the Dinosaur Jr Australia and New Zealand dates for 2024.

Watch the Noise11 Dinosaur Jr interview

Dinosaur Jr and select J. Mascis solo dates are:

Friday 16 February
Northcote Theatre | Melbourne, VIC
With special guests Stepmother

Tuesday 20 February
Liberty Hall | Sydney, NSW
J MASCIS SOLO SHOW

Wednesday 21 February
Enmore Theatre | Sydney, NSW
With special guests Stepmother

Friday 23 February
The Tivoli | Brisbane, QLD
With special guests Stepmother

Saturday 24 February
The Triffid | Brisbane, QLD
J MASCIS SOLO SHOW

Monday 26 February
Hindley Street Music Hall | Adelaide, SA
With special guests Stepmother

 Wednesday 28 February
The Astor Theatre | Perth, WA
With special guests Stepmother

Saturday 2 March
Town Hall | Auckland, NZ
With special guests Office Dog

*Also performing at Tent Pole: A Musical Jamboree, Geelong, Sat 17 Feb
more info via tentpolemusicfestival.com THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Dinosaur Jr. is an American rock band that was formed in 1984 in Amherst, Massachusetts. The founding members were J Mascis (guitar, vocals), Lou Barlow (bass, vocals), and Emmett Jefferson “Murph” Murphy III (drums). The line-up has gone through changes over the years, but J Mascis has remained the constant driving force of the band.

Dinosaur Jr. played a significant role in the development of alternative rock and the emerging grunge scene in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Their loud, distorted guitar sound, combined with Mascis’s unique vocal style, contributed to their influence on bands like Nirvana and the broader alternative rock movement.

The band’s early albums, particularly “You’re Living All Over Me” (1987) and “Bug” (1988), received critical acclaim and are considered influential in the alternative rock genre. These albums showcased J Mascis’s distinctive guitar work and songwriting style.

After a period of disbandment in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Dinosaur Jr. reunited in 2005 with the original lineup of J Mascis, Lou Barlow, and Murph. The reunion resulted in new albums, including “Beyond” (2007) and “I Bet on Sky” (2012), and the band continued to tour and release music in the following years.

J Mascis is known for his distinctive guitar style, characterized by his extensive use of feedback, distortion, and a penchant for playing loud. His guitar work has been influential in the alternative and indie rock scenes. Mascis is often recognized for his mastery of the Fender Jazzmaster guitar, which has become synonymous with his sound.

Stay updated with your free Noise11.com daily music news email alert. Subscribe to Noise11 Music News here

Be the first to see NOISE11.com’s newest interviews and special features on YOUTUBE and updated regularly. See things first SUBSCRIBE here: Noise11 on YouTube SUBSCRIBE

Noise11.com

Related Posts

Rolling Stones Voodoo Lounge
The Rolling Stones To Release Vinyl Only 30th Anniversary Edition of ‘Voodoo Lounge’

The Rolling Stones will mark the 30th anniversary of the ‘Voodoo Lounge’ album but unlike previously expanded editions, this one is vinyl only with only the b-sides added.

13 hours ago
Dog Trumpet Space and Time
Dog Trumpet Preview ‘Space and time’ Ahead of Tour Kick Off This Week

On Friday May 24, Dog Trumpet will release new music and perform new music. The song ‘Space and Time’ is the first new song since the release of the ‘Shadowland’ album in 2022.

14 hours ago
The Sharp image May 2024
The Sharp Reform For Live Shows In 2024

In 1993 and 1994 Charlie Rooke (guitar/vocals), Allan Catlin (double bass/vocals) and Piet Collins (drums/vocals) as The Sharp had the two hit albums ‘This Is The Sharp’ (1993) and ‘Sonic Tripod (1994). In 1995, they disbanded.

14 hours ago
The The Ensoulment Session Feb 9th 2024
The The To Release First Album In 25 Years

The The will release their first album in 25 years in September.

2 days ago
Sean Diddy Combs, music news, noise11.com
Sean Diddy Combs Apologises For His Behaviour

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs has apologised for his “inexcusable” behaviour after video footage emerged of him allegedly attacking his then-girlfriend Cassie Ventura.

2 days ago
Sean Diddy Combs, music news, noise11.com
Video Of Sean Diddy Combs Attacking Girlfriend Surfaces

Hotel security video appears to show Diddy beating his ex-girlfriend Cassie Ventura.

3 days ago
KT Tunstall photo by Ros O'Gorman
KT Tunstall To Recieven Ivor Novello Award

KT Tunstall is to receive the Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Song Collection.

5 days ago