12.35pm, Sunday October 30 – Blues Stage
Pierce Brothers have taken their music from busking on the streets of Melbourne to the world. Their irresistible energy and world-class live show has generated a word of mouth buzz not seen for sometime. The acclaimed live act has been shaking dance floors and selling out rooms across UK, Europe, Canada, USA & their native Australia.
Comprising of twin brothers Jack and Pat Pierce, the multi instrumentalists have sold over 50,000 EP’s independently.
Pierce Brothers are returning to Australia to play a select run of shows to launch their top 10 ARIA EP Into The Dirt. After spending the majority of 2015 touring the world, playing over 50 dates across 15 different countries selling out multiple shows and performing at some of the world’s largest festivals.
Top 10 ARIA EP ‘Into the Dirt’ is out now!
“Pierce Brothers have exploded as one of Australia’s must-see up-and-coming live acts. Their DIY approach sees them functioning entirely independently, free from major labels, the duo have now sold over a staggering 40,000 CDs, featured in NME and blown audiences away at sell-out shows from Melbourne and Sydney to London and Liverpool” – Tone Deaf
“Flooded with warmth and vitality, this EP is a tribute to the Pierce Brothers’ grass roots approach… Its diverse musicality allows listeners to sink into wistful ballads, only to resurface amidst a whirlwind of knee slapping and foot tapping festivity.” – The AU Review. 8.3 / 10
“‘Into The Dirt’ is likely to catapult these twins into the big time… Throughout, the brutal honesty and heartfelt song writing will captivate long-time fans and first time listeners.” – Beat Magazine. 4 Stars