1. Dinosaur Jr. (US) adds second headline Melbourne show to Australia & New Zealand tour due to overwhelming demand

    Dinosaur Jr. (US) adds second headline Melbourne show to Australia & New Zealand tour due to overwhelming demand

    23 Jan 2024

    Due to overwhelming demand, today, US alt-rockers Dinosaur Jr. announce they have added a second Melbourne show to their upcoming headline tour of Australia & New Zealand this February and March. 

    Heading to Australia celebrating 30 years of their iconic album Where You Been, Dinosaur Jr. will kick off the tour in Melbourne, now performing two shows at Northcote Theatre on Friday 16 February and a new show on Saturday 17 February,  before heading to Sydney on Wednesday 21 February for a sold-out show at Enmore Theatre, to The Tivoli in Brisbane on Friday 23 February then Adelaide’s Hindley Street Music Hall for a performance on Monday 26 February and Perth’s Astor Theatre on Wednesday 28 February. The band will finish off the tour in Auckland for a final show at Auckland Town Hall on Saturday 2 March.     

    J Mascis will also perform shows in Sydney on Tuesday 20 February at Liberty Hall and Brisbane on Saturday 24 February at The Triffid. 

    Dinosaur Jr. will be joined by Australian band Stepmother on all Australian dates and Auckland-based trio Office Dog for the Auckland show. 

    Frontier Member presale for Dinosaur Jr’s newly-added second Melbourne show begins today, Tuesday 23 January from 12pm local time before the general on sale, Wednesday 24 January from 1pm local time.   

    Last in Australia in 2017, performing shows across the country, with a reputation as one of the formative influences on American alternative rock, Dinosaur Jr. – J Mascis (guitar, vocals, primary songwriter), Lou Barlow (bass, vocals), and Murph (drums) – are ready to bring the classics down under. With over 14 albums to date and more than 30 years performing live on stage as a band, Dinosaur Jr. are bringing their best live set to date to Australia & New Zealand.   

    With a live performance to remember and a sprawling discography of hits, don’t miss out on these highly-anticipated Dinosaur Jr. shows as they make their way across Australia and New Zealand this February & March with special guests Stepmother & Office Dog. 

    Final tickets on sale now via 

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