The Grates live shows have now become stuff of legend. Patience's dancing style has it's own patent, Alana's smile is always infectious and John is the captain of their musical ship. You never know quite what to expect, as Winter Wonderlands, party balloons and colourful capers fill the stage. Their recent Sup rise Parties where the unusual locations weren't revealed until 48 hours before the show are testimony to the fact that The Grates never stick to the norm!

Finally! fans all around Australia will get their chance to see The Grates in very fine action throughout October in a major national tour.

With their upcoming new album 'Teeth Lost, Hearts Won' already getting young hearts a flutter ahead of its early August release, The Grates get ready to give fans a coronary with the announcement of a major national tour throughout August.

The Grates welcome 'The Vasco Era' as their main support for their October joyride. The Vasco Era's J award Nominated debut album 'Oh We Do Like It Beside The Seaside' was a heady mix of delta blues and stomping' rock 'n' roll. With enough raw energy and howling vocals to keep up with The Grates, this Apollo Bay trio have fast gained a fierce live reputation. With new material coming up they're sure to be one hot act!

The Grates also welcome 'The John Steel Singers' to their fray as their energetic opener. Thanks to some sweet 'Strawberry Wine' this Brisbane six-piece have been taking over the airwaves at Triple J and hitting the road for some heavy touring with the likes of Yves Klein Blue. Featuring an instrument swapping horn section and indie tunes you can dance to, The John Steel Singers are just the ticket to get this party started.


The Grates
On tour in October