Breakbeat dance music pioneers Plump DJs and Krafty Kuts have announced they will be coming to Melbourne’s Brown Alley as part of a national Australian tour that will also include Ministry of Sound Testament.
Plump DJs and Krafty Kuts have teamed up to bring their Breakout tour 2022 to Australia and New Zealand this June. Kicking off in Auckland on June 10, the tour will then hit Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Brisbane before wrapping up in Perth on June 19.
“The time is now and our Escape The tour of Australia and New Zealand is happening properly”, says Lee of Plump DJs. “After everything our worlds have been through, we can’t wait to all be together again and celebrate breakups!”
australian tour dates
June 10 – Neck Of The Woods, Auckland – Tickets
June 11 – Ministry Of Sound Testament, Sydney – Sold Out
June 12 – Transit Bar, Canberra – Tickets
June 12 – Ministry Of Sound Testament, Sydney – Tickets
June 17 – Brown Alley Tickets, Melbourne
June 18 – La La Land, Brisbane – Sold Out
June 19 – The Court, Perth Tickets
Keep up to date with what’s happening in and around Melbourne here.
Krafty Kuts adds: “I’m absolutely thrilled to be back in my favorite countries, after the two crazy years we’ve all had, I can’t wait to travel and play for the best audience in the world! And if that’s not enough, I’m on tour with my old friend and partner Lee Rous from Plump DJs, it’s going to be epic!
DJing at Plumps are the hugely popular UK DJ/producer duo Andy Gardner and Lee Rous, widely regarded as the co-creators of the breakbeat genre in dance music. Addicted to bass and rhythm, the duo fuse the favorite styles of their youth into what they call ‘Plump Music’. The duo have enjoyed a prolific music career spanning more than two decades, spawning over 100 singles and many albums and compilations. Plump DJs latest release, ‘Gotcha’, has been released on recently resurrected break label, Against The Grain, who have currently set up shop in Brisbane, Australia, making Plump DJs Down Under’s comeback all the more special.
Krafty Kuts is also considered one of the pioneers in the UK breakbeat and bass movement, with releases through Ministry Of Sound, OWSLA, Southern Fried, DMC, Fabric and many more. Krafty Kuts has just released his latest single, ‘Let’s Roll’, which has already garnered support from triple j.
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