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Kiama’s indie folk songwriter Joe Mungovan packs up the pipes and guitar for an all-stops national tour

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Singer/songwriter Joe Mungovan has had a huge 2016 already. He’s dropped his second EP Way Down South, an emotional indie folk record packed with healthy doses of deep lyrical accompaniment and unstoppable goosebumps.

Mungovan is a Kiama boy, a great fit for a sound so reflective of the sunny, coastal side of Aussie life. However, he’s kissing the hometown goodbye for a hefty chunk of the coming few months as he gears up for the What Am I Doing To Myself Again? tour.

Joe Mungovan

An acoustic guitar and a set of pipes are all Joe Mungovan needs to hit the summit of the Aussie singer/songwriter charts. Soon enough, he’ll be bringing his coastal folk all over the country.

What Am I Doing To Myself won’t be the kind of ‘national’ tour that skips half of the continent. Mungovan will be attacking Australia at each point of the compass in an ambitious, far-reaching tour that will last two months.

The vocal, indie folk that Mungovan treats audiences to is the kind of music best heard live. There’s no doubt stage acoustics and an audience quietened by beautiful music will be the ideal setting to catch the Kiama songwriter.

The tour will be kicking off mid-September, so there’s still plenty of time to grab tickets. Chances are, Mungovan will be coming somewhere near you. Catch all the dates and lucky venues below:

Thursday 22 September – Stag & Hunter – Newcastle
Friday 23 September – Anitas Theatre – Thirroul (all ages)
Saturday 24 September – Smiths Alt – Canberra
Thursday 29 September – 5 Church St – Bellingen
Friday 30 September – Black Box Theatre – Sunshine Coast
Saturday 1 October – Milk Factory – Brisbane
Friday 7 October – Baha Tacos – Rye
Saturday 8 October – Grace Darling – Melbourne
Sunday 9 October – Westernport – San Remo
Saturday 15 October – Exeter – Adelaide
Saturday 22 October – Brighton Up Bar – Sydney
Thursday 27 October – Odd Fellow – Freemantle
Friday 28 October – Four5Nine – Perth
Friday 29 October – Good Nights – Bunbury
Thursday 17 November – Red Hot Music – Devonport
Friday 18 November – Willie Smiths – Grove
Saturday 19 November – House Show – Hobart
Saturday 26 November – Queenscliffe Music Festival

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August 16, 2016