The band are currently on their Australian tour!
Image: Vasili Papathanasopoulos.
Acclaimed Australian band Gang Of Youths surprised fans in Sydney yesterday by visiting their pop-up shop, The Forbearance. Donnie Borzestowski, Max Dunn, Tom Hobden and Jung Kim took the time to chat with longtime fans, sign merchandise and pose for photos.
To celebrate their Australian tour, Gang Of Youths have launched a pop-up shop in Sydney, taking over Chippendale's The Lord Gladstone. The venue has taken on a new name, dubbed 'The Forbearance' in honour of a fan favourite track from the band's #1 ARIA Album, angel in realtime. Bringing their own wine and beer to the venue, created in collaboration with Golden Child wines and Atomic Beer, fans can also get their hands on exclusive merchandise, available to purchase on the upper level of The Forbearance. The pop-up store will be open today from 12-5pm before closing its doors, so don't miss out!
Images: Vasili Papathanasopoulos.
Earlier this week, the band announced they would be adding one more stop to their current Australian tour. Taking place on Monday August 22, the tours finale will see Gang Of Youths return to the iconic Enmore Theatre, where in 2018 they performed six consecutive sold-out performances, setting a venue-record.
Gang Of Youths national tour has kicked off, with the band having already taken to the stage in Perth, Newcastle and Sydney this weekend. they'll visit Melbourne later this week before heading to Sandstone Point and Hobart for A More Perfect Union, a festival experience curated by the five-piece. Joining the Gang Of Youths is Arlo Parks, Cub Sport, Gretta Ray, Adam Newling and The Lazy Eyes at the Regatta Grounds on Sunday 14th August, with Matt Corby, Middle Kids, Budjerah, BLESSED, Becca Hatch and Romero appearing at Sandstone Point Hotel on Saturday 20th August. Following their Australian run, Gang Of Youths will then cross the Tasman to New Zealand for performances in Wellington and Auckland.
The bands latest album, angel in realtime. serves as an ode to Le’aupepe's late father, rooted in his Samoan heritage. Leaving behind the more alt-rock based realm of their previous records, their third studio album explores new sonic territory, venturing further into euphoric rhythmic-driven soundscapes.
Read our review of angel in realtime. here!
GANG OF YOUTHS angel in realtime. tour
AUSTRALIA Melbourne: Friday 12th August 2022 @ Rod Laver Arena, VIC ** SOLD OUT Melbourne: Saturday 13th August @ Rod Laver Arena, VIC ** Sydney: Monday 22nd August 2022@ Enmore Theatre, NSW
* joined by Gretta Ray ** joined by Middle Kids and Gretta Ray
A MORE PERFECT UNION
SUNDAY 14TH AUGUST REGATTA GROUND, HOBART, TAS
GANG OF YOUTHS
Plus very special guests ARLO PARKS (UK) CUB SPORT GRETTA RAY ADAM NEWLING THE LAZY EYES
SATURDAY, 20TH AUGUST SANDSTONE POINT HOTEL, MORETON BAY, QLD
GANG OF YOUTHS
Plus very special guests MATT CORBY MIDDLE KIDS BUDJERAH BLESSED BECCA HATCH ROMERO