Tours: Melodie Nelson, Darren Hanlon, Deep Sea Arcade

– Melodie Nelson is releasing her new album To the Dollhouse on November 2 and following that with two launch gigs in Sydney and Melbourne. She’s just made a video for the murder ballad ‘Martha’, in which she Kate Bushes around in a cemetery. It’s a bit spooky.

Melodie Nelson tour:

Friday November 16 – The Raval, Sydney

Friday November 23 – The Grace Darling, Melbourne

Darren Hanlon has a pre-gig ritual of playing pinball, so if the singer-songwriter who specialises in charming folk songs about the modern condition is coming to your town, that might help you track him down so you can ask him to sign your bum. You’re welcome. Hanlon’s doing a Christmas tour, with some new songs from his forthcoming album in the mix.

Darren Hanlon tour:

Friday December 14 -The Grand Poobah, Hobart

Saturday December 15 – The Street Theatre, Canberra

Wednesday December 19 – Mojo’s, Freemantle

Thursday December 20 – Church of the Trinity (Clarence Park), Adelaide

Friday December 21 – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne

Saturday December 22 – St Stephens Anglican Church (Newtown), Sydney

Sunday December 23 – The Old Museum, Brisbane

– Sydney’s Deep Sea Arcade have been diving in an ocean we call the 1960s and have emerged with some shining pop treasures they would like to show us. They’ve also been to Europe on tour, where they shot a video for new single ‘Granite City’ in the French countryside. Deep Sea Arcade will be back in Australia in November.

Deep Sea Arcade tour:

Friday November 9 – The Corner, Melbourne

Friday November 16 – The Zoo, Brisbane

Thursday November 22 – Adelaide Uni Bar, Adelaide

Friday November 23 – The Rosemount Hotel, Perth

Friday November 30 – Metro Theatre, Sydney