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Consume Presents

Shonen Knife

with special guests Parsnip and Ben Ely (Regurgitator - Solo)

Saturday 23 September 2017 (opening 8:30 PM)

at Karova Lounge ( venue info )
15 Field St, Ballarat VIC
www.karovalounge.com

**18+**

Reserve Tickets

Price includes booking fees

General Admission $33.00

SHONEN KNIFE

Ready… set… go!



The ever adventuring Naoko-powered wonderbeast of Japanese sugar coated rockin’ fun SHONEN KNIFE return to Australia for the fourth time in 30 years since their debut visit to this far away land on the Big Day Out back in 1997... where they also played a string of shows together with Rocket from The Crypt. 



Now travelling in their 36th year of being, nearing on 1200 shows and 18 studio albums they never tire of the energetic rock ’n’ round!

With original member Atsuko back on the bass, joining Naoko and latest drummer Risa, after the past year touring latest album Adventure through Japan, UK, Ireland, US and Canada… they finally venture this way again, flipping the rainbow upsidedownunder with a full tour on the back of an invitation to play the 2017 OZASIA festival in Adelaide, and subsequent NGV FRIDAY NIGHTS at The House of Dior, and the wild west outback of WAVE ROCK WEEKENDER!



Joining the never-ending girls at various shows will be a mixed assortment of riotous joy… in Brisbane the wiry garage pop of I HEART HIROSHIMA along with THE STRESS OF LEISURE; in Ballarat true Shonen fans PARSNIP along with BEN ELY from regurgitator goin' solo; in Perth the likes of BOAT SHOW and erstwhile friends COMMUNITY CHEST; and in Sydney and Canberra the combo of Canberra’s rock-n-trash GLITORIS and Indonesia’s experimental magnificence that is SENYAWA whom also make a special appearance in Melbourne along with PARSNIP; and in Hobart the psychedelic grunge of BABYLON HOWL. A full platter and a half… gonna' be fun!



In conjunction with this visit will see the release of a special Australia tour compilation album READY! SET!! GO!!! on vinyl and the like…



Fire up the ramen rock as Naoko whips up her own tour supplies on Brutally Delicious - https://youtu.be/tKhad1iwxno



Scenestr & valve/consume present

SHONEN KNIFE

READY! SET!! GO!!!

Adventure Australia tour 2017



SEPT 21 brisbane THE ZOO 

plus guests: I Heart Hiroshima & The Stress of Leisure


Tickets from http://thezoo.com.au/buy-tickets/ and Oztix outlets



SEPT 22 melbourne NGV FRIDAY NIGHTS at The House of Dior

Tickets from www.ngv.vic.gov.au/program-series/friday-nights/



SEPT 23 ballarat KAROVA LOUNGE

plus guests: Parsnip & Ben Ely (regurgitator - solo)


Tickets from http://karovalounge.com/ and oztix outlets



SEPT 24 wa WAVE ROCK WEEKENDER

Tickets from http://waverockweekender.com.au/



SEPT 25 perth BADLANDS

plus guests: Boat Show & Community Chest


Tickets from https://badlands.bar/events/ and oztix outlets



SEPT 27 sydney OXFORD ART FACTORY

plus guests: Senyawa & Glitoris


Tickets from http://www.moshtix.com.au/v2/event/shonen-knife-w-senyawa-glitoris/97476



SEPT 28 canberra THE BASEMENT

plus guests: Glitoris & Senyawa


Tickets from https://kingdomsounds.oztix.com.au/



SEPT 29 adelaide OZASIA FESTIVAL 

plus guests: Satan’s Cheerleaders


Tickets from http://ozasiafestival.com.au/events/shonen-knife/



SEPT 30 hobart REPUBLIC BAR

plus guests: Babylon Howl


Tickets from http://www.moshtix.com.au/v2/event/shonen-knife/97445 and the venue.



OCT 1 melbourne THE CORNER

plus guests: Senyawa & Parsnip


Tickets from http://cornerhotel.com/gigs/

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/shonen-knife-japan-tickets-36503488918



ADVENTURE out now through Valve/MGM

READY! SET!! GO!!! Adventure Tour compilation out SEPT!

http://www.valverecords.com.au/shop/



http://www.shonenknife.net

https://www.facebook.com/ShonenKnifeOfficial

 

This is an 18+ event.

* Over 18's only unless advertised otherwise. * Photo ID is essential,­ acceptable ID is a current and valid Australian Photo Drivers Licence or Passport. Please check with the venue for any other acceptable forms of photo ID * All children under 18 not permitted including small children and babies * Intoxicated persons will not be admitted * No thongs or steel cap boots * The venue reserves the right to refuse admission to any person * Dangerous behaviour including Crowd Surfing, Stage Diving, Moshing and Violent Dancing is not allowed and will result in your immediate removal from this venue.*Inappropriate behaviour at this venue will lead to your banning.*