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Gig & Concert News - The Chills announce a blistering array of supports

The Chills announce a blistering array of supports

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The Chills announce a blistering array of supports joining them for their nationwide Scatterbrain tour April / May 2021 including the likes of Purple Pilgrims, Luke Buda, Mousey, Asta Rangu, Bitter Defeat and Devils Elbow.

But in a glorious twist of fate, they have also roped in their old friends The Bats as very special guests for their Auckland Powerstation show on May 14th.

With Purple Pilgrims in support, it will make for a night of pure and joyous celebration of Flying Nun alumni, coinciding with the 40th anniversary of the iconic indie label which opened its doors in 1981.

The Chills and The Bats have only performed together once before, at the Dunedin Town Hall on the 8th of July 1990 on the Submarine Bells tour, alongside The 3Ds.

"The Chills are feeling honoured to be performing alongside The Bats for only the second time in our careers" - Martin Phillipps, The Chills

"1990?! About bloody time we celebrated with our seniors (the 40 year old Chills) and share the stage with them again! (We're only 38!)" - Paul Kean, The Bats

Final release of Auckland tickets are on sale HERE

All other tour tickets on sale and selling fast HERE

The Chills - Scatterbrain Album Release Tour

April 16 Oamaru Club, Oamaru with ASTA RANGU

April 17 Larnach Castle, Dunedin Arts Festival SOLD OUT

April 18 Festival of Colour, Wanaka

April 30 Cassels Blue Smoke, Christchurch with MOUSEY

May 1 Wakatu Hotel, Nelson with MOUSEY (solo)

May 6 St. Peter's Hall, Paekākāriki with LUKE BUDA

May 7 Meow, Wellington with LUKE BUDA

May 8 The Cabana, Napier with DEVILS ELBOW

May 9 The Dome, Gisborne with BITTER DEFEAT

May 13 Totara St, Mount Maunganui with BITTER DEFEAT

May 14 THE CHILLS & THE BATS Powerstation, Auckland with PURPLE PILGRIMS

May 15 Town Hall, Raglan with BITTER DEFEAT

Dunedin’s finest, The Chills release their seventh studio album Scatterbrain (May 14th, Fire Records), a glorious self- examination of Martin Phillipps’ songwriting hot (ish) on the heels of the hugely successful Snow Bound (2018) and the critically-acclaimed movie The Chills: The Triumph And Tragedy Of Martin Phillipps a year later.

“It’s about artistic integrity, self- realisation, self-acceptance and a reflection on mortality.”The Guardian

Pre-Order the album HERE : https://fire-records.lnk.to/TheChillsScatterbrainID


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