Part of the UK new wave, post-punk scene of the '80s, alongside the likes of Nick Cave and The Cure, London band The The return to Australia in 2024.Last down under in 2018, where they played concerts in Melbourne and Sydney, The The will also play their first shows in Adelaide, Brisbane, and Fremantle in over 30 years next November.
"We're very excited to be coming down to Australia and New Zealand again and to be playing more cities than our last tour in 2018.
"We've always been treated very well by our wonderful audiences in these two countries and we're very happy to be able to see them again and re-connect to share some old and new memories."
The The built a solid following throughout the 80s, courting mainstream success with the albums 'Soul Mining' (1983), 'Infected' (1986), 'Mind Bomb' (1989) and 'Dusk': all four records charted in Australia.
Their biggest hits are 'This Is the Day' and 'Uncertain Smile' from 'Soul Mining', while 'Dusk' featured well-known tracks 'Slow Emotion Replay', 'This Is The Night' and 'Dogs Of Lust'.
Tickets, except for Sydney, on sale from 9am (local time) on 23 November.
The The 2024 Tour DatesSat 16 Nov - Palais Theatre (Melbourne)
Mon 18 Nov - Hindley Street Music Hall (Adelaide)
Thu 21 Nov - Sydney* venue to be announced
Fri 22 Nov - Sydney* venue to be announced
Sat 23 Nov - The Fortitude Music Hall (Brisbane)
Wed 27 Nov - Fremantle Arts Centre