February 2019

Bookings Closed

AN EVENING WITH THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS

AN EVENING WITH THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS AUSTRALIA 2019

Perth now SOLD OUT! 

35-years deep, Brooklyns freewheeling local heroes They Might Be Giants remain rock’s most original perpetual-motion machine; creating startling new music and performing shows packed with spontaneity and undeniable joy across the globe.

 TMBGs brand new show features two big sets including all-time favourites, along with an ever-shifting rotation of fresh rarities spanning their epic career, and spur-of-the-moment improvisations that will delight even their exhausted road crew. The band recently wrapped up a thrilling run of European dates where they played to ecstatic sold-out crowds, and now theyre bringing their unique sensibility to stages across Australia.

 

“Oh my god, They Might Be Giants is underrated. Thats the best band of all time. Better than the Stones, better than the Beatles, better than Oasis, and better than Crosby, Stills and Nash.”

– Open Mike Eagle, Pitchfork

 

Sydney and Melbourne fans are in for a double dose of awesome as the band are delivering two totally different shows in each city showcasing material from different eraof the bands storied career! Thats 4 hours of TMBG brilliance over two nights.

Recently, They Might Be Giants released a new Dial-A-Song video The Communists Have the Music,” created with the animation team lead byDavid Plunkert, the award-winning illustrator of the notorious The New Yorker Trump/KKK sailboat coverThe track is an instant TMBG classic with the melodic hooks the band is renowned for. Listen to it twice and the song will play on in your head for days.

 

This year alone the band released their 20th full-length album I Like Funto rave reviews, played 50 US cities demolishing stages to mostly sold out rooms, was nominated for a Tony awardfor their song I’m Not A Loser, posted 20+ additional songs on their Dial-A-Song service, was the featured guest on WTF with Marc Maron, and performed on CONAN(+special web-exclusive)!

 

They Might Be Giants new album I Like Fun is out now via all good record stores and streaming services Spotify

 

“Catch them if you can. Their live shows always deliver.”

USA Today

 

EXCLUSIVE FAN PRE SALE BEGINS: Wednesday 17th October, 9am AEDT

Sign up here to access pre-sale: https://sbmpresents.com/tour/theymightbegiants/

TICKETS ON SALE: Friday 19th October, 9am AEDT

Friday 22ndFebruary –The Triffid, Brisbane

Saturday 23rdFebruary –Factory Theatre, Sydney

TMBG in the 1980s vs 2010s

Sunday 24thFebruary –Metro Theatre, Sydney

TMBG in the 1990s vs 2000s

Wednesday 27thFebruary –The Rosemount Hotel, Perth

Friday 1stMarch –170 Russell, Melbourne

TMBG in the 1980s vs 2010s

Saturday 2ndMarch –Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne

TMBG in the 1990s vs 2000s