Columbus announce Driving In The Dark Tour Date

Columbus announce Driving In The Dark Tour Date

Pop-punk outfit Columbus have introduced a five-date run of east coast headline exhibits in help of their forthcoming EP, ‘Driving In The Darkish’.

The tour marks their first in three years – not together with opening act runs with Sly Withers and Stand Atlantic – and their first headline tour to characteristic bassist Lauren Guerrera. The stint kicks off in Sydney on Saturday April 9, the place they’ll play the 550-capacity Crowbar. They’ll then head to their former stomping grounds of Brisbane earlier than hitting levels in Wollongong, Adelaide and Melbourne.

Tickets for all exhibits are on sale now by way of Columbus’ Linktree web page. Wollongong’s date is absent from the record, nonetheless, as that gig – a daytime shindig held within the North Gong Lodge’s beer backyard – will probably be free to attend.

Help for all 4 of the ticketed dates comes courtesy of Melbourne-based emo band Reside. They’re anticipated to preview forthcoming materials, with the band presently engaged on the follow-up to their debut EP, 2019’s ‘The Gentle That You Noticed’. A remix EP, ‘Relight’, was launched final April, with a canopy of Northlane’s ‘Clockwork’ following in November.

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‘Driving In The Darkish’ is due out independently on Thursday March 24, the follow-up to Columbus’ second album, 2018’s ‘A Sizzling Take On Heartbreak’, and the primary full-length launch that includes Guerrera. Columbus recorded the five-track effort with producer Joel Quartermain (Fergus James, G Flip, Eskimo Joe) within the gaps between Melbourne’s COVID-19 lockdowns in 2021.

In a press launch, frontman Alex Moses stated: “With every launch we’re including to the fireplace what Columbus means to us. This EP represents the place we’re at proper now. It’s been a wild time driving at the hours of darkness, however I feel we’ve lastly arrived.”

The document will characteristic final 12 months’s singles ‘Temporary Summer’ and ‘Out Of Time’, in addition to the brand new monitor ‘Full Coronary heart’. Moses referred to as it “a track about looking for love at the hours of darkness”, additional explaining: “You know the way you are feeling, however you don’t know the place to look.

“The track was a kind of songs that took years to write down. I had the primary refrain and was actually excited to complete it, however mockingly I didn’t know the place else it ought to go. The monitor went by way of 2-3 variations of various lyrics, I confirmed the band however in the end it didn’t make the minimize for our recording periods in 2020. I re-wrote the lyrics once more in early 2021, and knew I’d discovered what I needed to say.”

Columbus Driving In The Darkish Australian tour dates are:


  1. Saturday 9 – Sydney, Crowbar
  2. Thursday 14 – Brisbane, The Brightside
  3. Sunday 17 – Wollongong, North Gong Lodge
  4. Friday 29 – Adelaide, Fats Controller
  5. Saturday 30 – Melbourne, Keep Gold

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