Select Music Presents

Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders - Blue Poles Tour

With Special Guests

Saturday 19 May 2018 (opening 8:00 PM)

at The Brightside ( venue info )
27 Warner St, Fortitude Valley QLD


Reserve Tickets

Price includes booking fees

18+ General Admission $31.65


18+ Ticket + Blue Poles Cassette $47.45
18+ Ticket + Blue Poles CD $53.55
18+ Ticket + Blue Poles LP $63.75
The price of each CD, LP or cassette bundle includes the cost of standard postage and handling within Australia (via standard Australia Post). Orders can only be delivered to addresses within Australia. All items ordered before 4pm Monday April 30 will be posted to arrive on Friday May 4, however exact arrival times may be later than that date. Allow 3-7 business days for postage of any CDs and LPs purchased on or after April 30. Bundles will be available while tickets via Oztix remain on sale.

Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders will launch the release of their fifth album, ‘Blue Poles’ with a run of east coast shows.

Following on from 'Playmates' (2014) and 'HURTSVILLE' (2011), ‘Blue Poles’ is the latest chapter from one of the most singular characters in Australian music. Sentimental and mournful, sardonic and surreal. Jack Ladder brings that towering and tender baritone to bear on tales of beauty, love, hope and redemption. A master of musical narrative, he conjures lyrics that celebrate the absurdity and sincerity of the human condition in songs that groove in subtle ways.

On ‘Blue Poles’ he’s once again joined by The Dreamlanders, Australia’s very own misfit supergroup made up of Donny Benet on bass, Laurence Pike on drums, and this time the album features two guitarists - Kirin J Callinan and Ben Hauptmann. Together they make up one of the most formidable live bands in the country.

Reviews for ‘Playmates'

THE BRAG 4 "The appeal of his splintered romanticism is by no means a given, but once his work connects, you begin to feel as though it’s been fashioned specifically for you….Playmates has already made a persuasive pitch for album of the year.”

THE MUSIC "But it all comes back to that voice: It can be a conspiratorial whisper, an ache in the dark, a desperate need. Playmates presents it with the respect it’s owed"

DOUBLE J “The breadth of Ladder's ideas is staggering here, with elements of warped country, synthpop, noise rock and krautrock.”


This is an 18+ event.

* Over 18's only unless advertised otherwise. * Photo ID is essential,­ acceptable ID is a current and valid Australian Photo Drivers Licence or Passport. Please check with the venue for any other acceptable forms of photo ID * All children under 18 not permitted including small children and babies * Intoxicated persons will not be admitted * No thongs or steel cap boots * The venue reserves the right to refuse admission to any person * Dangerous behaviour including Crowd Surfing, Stage Diving, Moshing and Violent Dancing is not allowed and will result in your immediate removal from this venue.*Inappropriate behaviour at this venue will lead to your banning.*