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The Whitlams - Hobart (Original date: 25 Sep 2020, Rescheduled date: 13 Aug 2021)
THE WHITLAMS with special guests Alex Lloyd & Emily Wurramurra
Friday, 13 August 2021
Odeon Theatre, Hobart TAS
Original date: Friday, 25 September 2020 (All tickets purchased for this original date are valid for the new, rescheduled date)
Ahead of the release of their first new music in ages, The Whitlams are happy to announce revised dates for their national tour, "Gaffage & Clink," now scheduled in August and September, 2021.
“Gaffage and Clink” is backstage lingo referenced in a new song which celebrates the relationship between the band and their long-time tour manager Greg Weaver, who passed away suddenly last year.
Over the course of The Whitlams’ storied history, they have released five platinum or gold-selling albums in a row (including the beloved “Eternal Nightcap” LP, which was voted in at #17 on triple j listeners’ Favourite Australian Albums of All Time poll in 2011). Since the release of the band’s last studio album, the gold-certified “Little Cloud” in 2006, The Whitlams have collaborated with various state symphony orchestras (including ten sold-out shows at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall with the Sydney Symphony), performed numerous annual sold out laps of the country and released a ‘best of’ compilation.
It’s been... leisurely. But Tim Freedman has recently re-discovered his muse and the band is working on new songs in the studio.