Published on May 24th, 2024 | by Adrian Gunning

Empire Of The Sun: Astral wizards of electro-pop announce Ask That God Australian Tour Oct-Nov

Frontier Touring are psyched to announce the multi-platinum astral wizards of electro-pop, Australia’s own, Empire of the Sun ‘Ask That God’ Tour for this October & November.

The visionary Empire of the Sun return with a kaleidoscopic holistic live show kicking off at the Hordern Pavilion, Sydney on Thursday 24 October, before Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne on Saturday 26 October then onto Riverstage, Brisbane on Tuesday 29 October before a west coast show at Red Hill Auditorium, Perth on Friday 1 November.

Frontier Member presale kicks off Tuesday 28 May 12noon local time ahead of tickets going on sale Thursday 30 May from 1pm local time. Tour and ticket information

Watch: Empire Of The Sun – Walking On A Dream

On Friday 26 July, Empire of the Sun – Emperor Steele (Luke Steele of The Sleepy Jackson) and Lord Littlemore (Nick Littlemore of PNAU) – release their fourth studio album and first album in eight years with Ask That God. The new album features the propulsive first single ‘Changes’ and the hypnotic disco laced groove of the addictive second single ‘Music On The Radio’. Ask That God released via EMI Music Australia, pre-order here.

Watch: Empire Of The Sun – Music On The Radio

Empire of the Sun, the visionary Australian electronic duo comprising Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore, have been making waves across the world with phenomenal live shows and anthemic smash hits for the last decade as one of Australia’s most successful musical exports.

With Steele’s background in The Sleepy Jackson and Littlemore’s founding role in PNAU, the duo embarked on a sonic odyssey that has captivated audiences worldwide. Since their emergence, Empire of the Sun has transcended boundaries, blending alternative electronica with mesmerizing visuals to create an immersive musical experience unlike any other.

Their seminal debut album, Walking On A Dream, which the musicians described as “a spiritual road movie” spawned iconic singles ‘Walking On A Dream’ and ‘We Are The People’. The critically acclaimed second LP, disco-pop Ice On The Dune featured ‘Alive and ‘DNA’ and saw the band tour the world. Third LP Two Vines, saw the band welcoming guests like Lindsey Buckingham, members of David Bowie’s band from the Blackstar sessions, and Wendy Melvoin from Prince & the Revolution and featured singles ‘High And Low’ and ‘Way To Go’.

Their chart success extends far beyond their native Australia, with their albums achieving multi-platinum certifications across the globe. In addition to their commercial triumphs, the duo has garnered an impressive array of accolades, including eight ARIA Awards, two APRA Awards, and an APRA Billions Award. With over 5.5 million albums sold globally and a staggering 7.6 billion streams, Empire of the Sun’s impact on the music industry is undeniable, solidifying their status as icons of the electronic music genre.

Watch: Empire Of The Sun – Changes

Don’t miss the electrifying Empire of the Sun this October and November!

Presented by Frontier Touring

Runs 24 hours from: Tuesday 28 May (12noon local)
or until presale allocation exhausted

Begins: Thursday 30 May (1pm local)

Thursday 24 October
​Hordern Pavilion | Sydney, NSW
Lic. All Ages
​On sale: Thursday 30 May (1pm local)

Saturday 26 October
​Sidney Myer Music Bowl | Melbourne, VIC
Lic. All Ages
​On sale: Thursday 30 May (1pm local)

Tuesday 29 October
​Riverstage | Brisbane, QLD
Lic. All Ages
​On sale: Thursday 30 May (1pm local)

Friday 1 November
​Red Hill Auditorium | Perth, WA
Licensed 13+*
​On sale: Thursday 30 May (1pm local)

*Persons 12 & Under are not permitted. 13-17 year olds are permitted if accompanied by a guardian and must remain with them at all times.

About the Author'

Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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