The hotter months of the year are fast approaching and with them Australia prepares to welcome a platter of international music acts through their Falls Festival summer sideshows in Sydney and Melbourne.
See below for a list of dates and venues.
TotoOffering up a heavy serving of nostalgic feels with their memorable hits 'Africa', 'Rosanna', and 'Hold The Line'; the American '70s rock band Toto will be heading to Sydney and Melbourne for two massive shows.
Thu 3 January – Hordern Pavilion (Sydney)
Fri 4 January – Festival Hall (Melbourne)
InterpolBringing along their new album 'Maurader' to Australian audiences are the New York post-punk rockers Interpol. Fans can look forward to hits including 'Obstacle 1' and 'All The Rage Back Home', along with tracks off the new album such as 'Rover' and ' If You Really Love Nothing'.
Fri 4 January – Palais Theatre (Melbourne)
Sat 5 January – Sydney Opera House
The VaccinesThe Vaccines will also be heading down under, celebrating their early 2018 release of their fourth studio album 'Combat Sports'. The English post-punk band will tour across the U.S and Europe before their shows in Oz early next year.
Thu 3 January – Croxton Bandroom (Melbourne)
Fri 4 January – Metro Theatre (Sydney)
Bishop BriggsBritish musician Bishop Briggs will take over Melbourne's Corner Hotel. The indie-based soul artist released her debut album 'Church Of Scars' in April of 2018 and is acclaimed for her fan favourite single 'River'.
Tue 8 January – Corner Hotel (Melbourne)
Dermot KennedyTouring across the U.S. And Europe before touching down in Oz is singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy. Accompanying Kennedy at both shows will be English artist Sam Fender.
Wed 9 January – Croxton Bandroom (Melbourne)
Thu 10 January -Metro Theatre (Sydney)
Soccer MommyHailing from Nashville, Tennessee and bringing along her debut studio album 'Clean'; Soccer Mommy is set to deliver Aussie fans two intimate shows in both cities.
Wed 2 January – Oxford Art Factory (Sydney)
Mon 7 January – Howler (Melbourne)
Hobo Johnson And The LovemakersMaking his Aussie debut alongside his popular track 'Peach Scone'; Hobo Johnson will play a sideshow exclusively in Melbourne.
Sat 5 January – Corner Hotel (Melbourne)
Anderson .Paak & The Free NationalsMinty fresh and overflowing with renewed energy as Dr. Dre finishes twiddling the knobs on his hugely anticipated third album, Anderson .Paak is back with a bang. Making a huge return to Australia, the Californian singer, rapper and producer plays side shows in Sydney and Melbourne with special guest Nai Palm (Hiatus Kaiyote).
Wed 9 January - Hordern Pavilion (Sydney)
Thu 10 January - Festival Hall (Melbourne)