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Hobo Johnson Announces Australian Tour Dates For His 'Won't Do A Shoey' Tour

7 July 2023 | 11:45 am | Jessie Lynch

Hobo Johnson has announced he'll be kicking off headline shows around the country this October for his Won't Do A Shoey tour.

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Sacramento, CA, rapper Hobo Johnson has announced he'll be kicking off headline shows around the country this October around his upcoming appearance at Yours & Owls Festival 2023.

Following on from his sold-out 2020 tour, Johnson, a.k.a. Frank Lopes Jr, is set to serve up a slice of his alternative hip-hop artistry in a string of shows in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, and Adelaide, where fans are will witness Johnson's signature blend of spoken-word poetry and rap to venues around the country.

Johnson's nationwide tour will kick off at Brisbane's Princess Theatre on October 11th, before heading to Sydney's The Metro on Thursday 12th October, while Melbourne haunt The Croxton will see Hobo Johnson perform on Tuesday 17th October, before heading to the final show at Fat Controller, Adelaide, on October 18.

Johnson is also set to join the massive line-up for Yours & Owls festival, joining international names like Descendents, Earl Sweatshirt, Hobo Johnson, Lil Tjay, Masego, Oliver Tree, as well as Aussie acts Chet Faker, Golden Features, Hilltop Hoods, Meg Mac, Ocean Alley, Safia and Vera Blue.

A fearless explorer of genre-defying sounds and unadulterated sincerity towards his artistry, Hobo Johnson has nurtured an enormous global fanbase who eagerly await his every move - having amassed over 90 million streams across all releases to date, across his entire catalogue to date.

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His debut album The Rise of Hobo Johnson, features deeply personal tracks written during his time living in a '94 Toyota Corolla. Notably, his hit single, Peach Scone, gained significant traction after his entry into NPR's Tiny Desk sessions, accumulating an impressive 26 million streams to date. 

Tickets for Hobo Johnson's Won't Do A Shoey tour are set to be snapped up faster than you can say Peach Scone, so get in quick when Presale Tickets go on sale on July 11th, while General goes on sale July 12th.


Wednesday 11th October, Princess Theatre, Brisbane

Thursday 12th October, Metro Theatre, Sydney

Saturday 14th October, Yours and Owls Festival, Wollongong

Tuesday 17th October, The Croxton, Melbourne

Wednesday 18th October, Fat Controller, Adelaide