The Growlers head to Newcastle in 2015

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After showcasing their “Beach Goth” intensity to sold-out shows throughout Australia already earlier this year, Californian band The Growlers will return to Newcastle in 2015. 

Last time they were here, fans were given a sold out tour filled with intimate shows, sweaty rooms, and endless dancing as The Growlers played and surfed their way across the country. A mixture of swagger, performance, and dancing on stage – with each member providing a perfect sunburned and salty backdrop for Brooks to do his thing as they play hit after sweaty hit.

The band will hit Newcastle’s The Small Ballroom on Thursday Janurary 8 to showcase a new full-length album of reverb-heavy surf-guitar, Bakersfield-style honky-tonk, and ‘80s post-punk that fans have come to expect.

The 11 songs found on Chinese Fountain are some of the strongest and most diverse that they’ve committed to tape yet; a by-product not only of eight years in the trenches together, but finely honing their gypsy folk dirges and psychedelic sea shanties to fans at close to 150 shows each year.

The Growlers: THURSDAY JAN 8TH – THE SMALL BALLROOM w/ Sea Legs, The Dandelion, and Republic Cucumber Magazine


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