The Lucksmiths Farewell Shows @ The Factory Theatre

The Lucksmiths Farewell Shows

There's no easy way to put this, so please accept our apologies for the seemingly abrupt nature of this post. We are saddened to announce that after sixteen years as The Lucksmiths, the band has decided to break up.

The last few years have been an uphill battle in many ways, so this isn't a hasty decision based on any falling-out between band members, but rather, an acceptance of the inevitable. This decision was finally reached a few months back, so we've had plenty of time to let it sink in.

We had tried to operate the band in a way that would suit all of us, but at the same time we've been very conscious that too much compromise would in the end affect our creative output. We're very proud of the music we make, and we certainly didn't want it to start stinking. So, in taking our cues from Devo, we've decided to whip the proverbial cream before it sits out too long.

We're really excited about our upcoming European tour, and have booked some Australian dates for our "farewell tour" in August. We really hope to see as many people at these shows as possible, as we will be playing super long sets, cramming in as many old favourites as possible.

We must apologise for not making it back to the USA, Canada, Japan, New Zealand or Singapore, or to the other amazing European countries we've previously visited – and for never having made it to the other fifty or so countries we'd hoped to tour one day.

We really want to thank you all, especially the wonderful people who've helped us out in any way, and anyone who's listened to our music or come to a show. We've loved having you in our world and we will miss you dearly.

xo The Lucksmiths


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The Lucksmiths Previous Events, Festivals & Tour dates


The Brisbane Hotel (Darren Hanlon) 27 August, The Corner Hotel 25 August, The Thornbury Theatre (The Smallgoods) 28 August, The Corner Hotel 26 August, The Corner Hotel (Darren Hanlon ) 29 August, The Zoo (Darren Hanlon ) 23 August, Tilley's Devine Cafe Gallery (Darren Hanlon ) 22 August, The Factory Theatre (Darren Hanlon) 21 August, Mojo's Bar (The Bank Holidays ) 15 August, Jive 14 August, Hopetoun Hotel (CLOSED INDEFINITELY) (Modular Lounge + And Then To Bed) 20 March, Annandale Hotel (The Lucksmiths) 08 May


Hopetoun Hotel (CLOSED INDEFINITELY) 16 November, Hopetoun Hotel (CLOSED INDEFINITELY) 15 November, The Corner Hotel (The Motifs + The Harpoons) 07 November, Republic Bar & Café (Anthony Rochester + Sam J Nicholson) 29 June, Hopetoun Hotel (CLOSED INDEFINITELY) (Cloud Control, the Small Hours) 18 April, East Brunswick Club Hotel (Still Flyin' , Fred Astereo) 23 February, Prince Bandroom (The Lucksmiths) 26 February


Spectrum 18 August, Toff in Town (Hit the Jackpot , Julian Nation) 03 August, UNSW Roundhouse (The Lucksmiths) 19 July, Black Bear Lodge (The Zebras, Trevor Ludlow) 26 May, Tilley's Devine Cafe Gallery 19 May, Hopetoun Hotel (CLOSED INDEFINITELY) (La Huva + John Columbus) 18 May, Peninsula Lounge (The Zebras and Summercats ) 03 May, East Brunswick Club Hotel (The Zebras , Summercats) 05 May