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CHILDREN COLLIDE announce the MONUMENT TOUR as Johnny Mackay relocates to New York City.

Posted 14th May 2012

CHILDREN COLLIDE’S third studio album MONUMENT was released to barrage audiences a mere three weeks ago. To follow CHILDREN COLLIDE will take to the road as they do so well to bring fans a hefty chuck of their new record, performed live. . The lengthy 19 DATE NATIONAL ‘MONUMENT’ TOUR ventures out through August and September.

Presented by triple j, Channel [V] and Music Feeds THE MONUMENT TOUR will take in all Australian capital cities as well as a swag of regional centres including BUNBURY, LISMORE, TOOWOOMBA, BYRON BAY, ARMIDALE, WINDSOR, BATEAU BAY, WOLLONGONG, WAGGA WAGGA, ALBURY, SHEPPARTON & GEELONG. Supports for the tour will be announced in the coming weeks with all tickets to go on sale at 9am, Thursday May 24.

With single tour in support of SWORD TO A GUNFIGHT being drummer Ryan Caesar’s final jaunt with the band, it is now the time to look ahead. Drumming duties on ‘THE MONUMENT TOUR’ will be undertaken by good mate, Melbourne local and former Dardanelles drummer Mitch McGregor.

Another big announcement from the Children Collide camp is the news that frontman JOHNNY MACKAY will relocate to New York City next week; where he will set up home base, begin writing new material and indulge in the NYC lifestyle for the foreseeable feature. Listeners need not fear however, as Mackay will return home for ‘THE MONUMENT TOUR’ and other band engagements throughout the year.

Last Friday saw the release of the official video for the current single from Monument; CHERRIES. This eye popping visual piece was compiled using fan-shot photos captured on the SWORD TO A GUNFIGHT tour and submitted online. CHERRIES can be viewed here.

CHILDREN COLLIDE look forward to the next thrilling chapter for the band, the exciting prospect of an imminent tour.

CHILDREN COLLIDE
THE MONUMENT TOUR
TICKETS ON SALE THURSDAY 24th MAY
Triple j, Channel [V], Music Feeds, New World Artists & Crucial Music Present

THURSDAY AUGUST 02
Prince of Wales Hotel, Bunbury WA
Tickets via: Oztix childrencollide.oztix.com.au  / 1300 762 545

FRIDAY AUGUST 03
Amplifier Bar, Perth WA
Tickets via: Oztix childrencollide.oztix.com.au  / 1300 762 545
Moshtix: www.moshtix.com.au / 1300 438 849

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 08
Fowlers Live, Adelaide SA (Lic. ALL AGES)
Tickets via: Oztix childrencollide.oztix.com.au  / 1300 762 545
Moshtix: www.moshtix.com.au / 1300 438 849
Venuetix: www.venuetix.com.au / 08 8225 8888

FRIDAY AUGUST 10
The Corner Hotel, Melbourne VIC
Tickets via: Oztix childrencollide.oztix.com.au  / 1300 762 545
The Corner Hotel: www.cornerhotel.com / 03 9427 9198 / Venue Box Office

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 16
The Republic Bar, Hobart TAS
Tickets via: Oztix childrencollide.oztix.com.au  / 1300 762 545
Moshtix: www.moshtix.com.au / 1300 438 849
The Republic Bar: www.republicbar.com / 03 6234 6954 / Venue Box Office

FRIDAY AUGUST 17
The Standard, Sydney NSW
Tickets via: Oztix childrencollide.oztix.com.au  / 1300 762 545
Moshtix: www.moshtix.com.au / 1300 438 849

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 22
Lismore University Bar, Lismore NSW
Tickets via: Oztix childrencollide.oztix.com.au  / 1300 762 545
Bigtix: www.bigtix.com.au / 02 4968 3093

THURSDAY AUGUST 23
The Spotted Cow, Toowoomba QLD
Tickets via: Oztix childrencollide.oztix.com.au  / 1300 762 545

FRIDAY AUGUST 24
The Zoo, Brisbane QLD
Tickets via: Oztix childrencollide.oztix.com.au  / 1300 762 545

SUNDAY AUGUST 26
The Hotel Great Northern, Byron Bay NSW
Tickets via: Oztix childrencollide.oztix.com.au  / 1300 762 545

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 29
The Stro (UNE Armidale Uni), Armidale NSW
Tickets via: Oztix childrencollide.oztix.com.au  / 1300 762 545
Bigtix: www.bigtix.com.au / 02 4968 3093

THURSDAY AUGUST 30
The Entrance Leagues Club, Bateau Bay
Tickets via: Oztix childrencollide.oztix.com.au  / 1300 762 545

FRIDAY AUGUST 31
The Fitzroy Hotel, Windsor NSW
Tickets via: Oztix childrencollide.oztix.com.au  / 1300 762 545
Moshtix www.moshtix.com.au / 1300 438 849

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 01
Wollongong Uni Bar, Wollongong NSW
Tickets via: Oztix childrencollide.oztix.com.au  / 1300 762 545
Bigtix: www.bigtix.com.au / 02 4968 3093

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 02
Zierholz, Canberra ACT
Tickets via: Oztix childrencollide.oztix.com.au  / 1300 762 545

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 05
The Crow Bar, Wagga Wagga NSW
Tickets via: CSU Wagga Wagga

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 06
The G (CSU Uni), Albury NSW
Tickets via: Oztix childrencollide.oztix.com.au  / 1300 762 545

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 07
Yahoo Bar, Shepparton VIC
Tickets via: Oztix childrencollide.oztix.com.au  / 1300 762 545

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 08
The Bended Elbow, Geelong VIC
Tickets via: Oztix childrencollide.oztix.com.au  / 1300 762 545
Moshtix www.moshtix.com.au / 1300 438 849


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 For more information contact Lorrae McKenna at Crucial Music:
lorrae@crucialmusic.com.au / (03) 9429 4848