Television Australian Tour


Australian tour dates in Fremantle, Sydney and Hobart have been announced for Television, in addition to their appearance at Melbourne’s All Tomorrow’s Parties show, Release The Bats that will see them performing their seminal 1977 album Marquee Moon in its entirety.

The current line up of the band consists of singer/guitarist Tom Verlaine, bassist Fred Smith, drummer Billy Ficca and guitarist Jimmy Rip (who was asked to join after filling in for Richard Lloyd during a reunion show in 2007).

Tickets go on-sale Friday 2nd August 2.

October 28: Fremantle, Fly By Night Musicians Club
Tickets $75.00 + BF – From
Phone 9430 5976 or at venue.

October 30: Sydney, Enmore Theatre (Reserved seating only)
Special guest:Ed Kuepper
Tickets $79.60 (includes GST + BF). On-sale from
Phone 9550 3666 or at venue and Ticketek outlets.

November 1: Hobart, The Void @ MONA
Tickets $60.00 / $50.00 concession + bf . Book at: or Phone 6277 9971.

Saturday October 26 – Release The Bats, Melbourne (Tickets on sale now).


Brian Wise

Brian Wise was the Editor of Addicted To Noise‘s Australian site from 1997 – 2002. The site won two ONYA Awards as Best Online Music Magazine in 1999 & 2000. He has also been Editor since its reincarnation in 2013. He also presents the weekly music interview program Off The Record on 102.7 Triple R-FM ( in Melbourne. It is networked to 45+ stations across Australia on the Community Radio Network and is a four-time winner of the Best Music Program Award from the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia. In 2012, it was nominated as a finalist in the Excellence in Music Programming category. Brian was also the Founding Editor & Publisher of Rhythms Magazine and is now its Senior Contributing Editor.

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