The Brian Jonestown Massacre hint at 2019 tour with The Dandy Warhols

Written by Tyler Jenke on 21st May, 2018
The Brian Jonestown Massacre hint at 2019 tour with The Dandy Warhols

The Brian Jonestown Massacre haven’t even kicked off their 2018 Australian tour yet, but they’ve already hinted at plans to return, with The Dandy Warhols coming along for the ride.

Back in 2004, music fans were given a rather immersive look at the love-hate relationship between San Francisco psych-rock legends The Brian Jonestown Massacre and Portland indie-rockers The Dandy Warhols with the documentary Dig!. Needless to say, the film highlighted a lot of animosity between the two groups, and led to many believing that the two bands were in fact enemies who were constantly at odds with each other.

Of course, while both bands have distanced themselves from the way they were portrayed in the film, it has still some as somewhat of a surprise to many that the two bands are reportedly planning to tour Australia together next year.


As The Music reports, The Brian Jonestown Massacre’s frontman, Anton Newcombe, recently revealed some of the group’s tour plans for 2019, including one hell of a double-header planned for Victoria.

“I think next year we’re going to do a crazy show outside of Melbourne, with The Dandy Warhols, in some amphitheatre vineyard thing…” Newcombe explained.

Of course, the mere mention of an “amphitheatre vineyard thing” instantly brings to mind the A Day On The Green festival, but of course, only time will tell what actually eventuates. Likewise, the fact that Newcombe only mentioned Melbourne might raise an eyebrow or two, but considering that nothing’s been officially confirmed yet, we should just consider ourselves lucky enough to get that much.

As it stands, The Brian Jonestown Massacre are getting set to touch down in Australia in just a few weeks for their first Aussie tour since 2015. See below for more ticket details, and maybe keep and eye on the movements of both groups because, who knows, we might indeed be getting one hell of a rock double-header coming our way next year.

Check out The Brian Jonestown Massacre’s ‘Anemone’:



The Brian Jonestown Massacre Aussie Tour 2018


Saturday, June 2nd

Metropolis, Fremantle, WA

Tickets: OzTix

Sunday, June 3rd

The Gov, Adelaide, SA

Tickets: OzTix

Wednesday, June 6th

The Northern, Byron Bay, NSW

Tickets: OzTix

Thursday, June 7th

The Tivoli, Brisbane, QLD

Tickets: Ticketmaster

Saturday, June 9th

Metro Theatre, Sydney, NSW

Tickets: Ticketek

Sunday, June 10th

Uni Bar, Wollongong, NSW

Tickets: OzTix

Tuesday, June 12th

The Basement, Canberra, ACT

Tickets: Moshtix

Wednesday, June 13th

Theatre Royal, Castlemaine, VIC

Tickets: OzTix

Thursday, June 14th

The Forum, Melbourne, VIC

Tickets: Ticketmaster

The article was originally published on Tone Deaf

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