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Event Archive - The Cat Empire

Thu. October 26th 2006 The Commodore Ballroom (No Minors)
9:15pm doors at 8pm
Tickets at: All Ticketmaster Locations, Zulu Records, Highlife Records
Presented by: Live Nation

On sale Fri, Sept 8 @ 10am

American students travelling and studying abroad in the last couple of years know a little secret. That secret is the Cat Empire, an astonishing Australian sextet that combines vintage keys, horns, tropical rhythms, funky bass, hip-hop vocals and turntables.

After years of success overseas, this past spring the Cat Empire finally brought its jazz-soul-rap-salsa-reggae hybrid to North America, where the band was greeted by rapturous audiences and critics. Its two albums, meanwhile, have earned the Cat Empire numerous Australian music award nominations, and Two Shoes—the group’s second record—debuted at number one and achieved platinum status in less than four weeks. But it’s the group’s live performances that have inspired the wildfire word-of-mouth buzz, as the Cat Empire’s continuous world tour and explorations into multiple genres have excited and thrilled audiences. To accommodate the band’s ever-growing legion of fans, a fall North America tour sees the band play bigger theatres for what promises to be even better shows.


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The Cat Empire (Jazz meets reggae meets rock)

Australian band, The Cat Empire, will head out on a highly-anticipated North American tour this spring, performing shows coast-to-coast. Returning annually or bi-annually to the continent for over 12 years now, the group didn't make it to North America in 2014, causing fans to turn to social media, posting online petitions, lobbying via Facebook an... more info
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