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Tourist

Years Active 2001 - Present

Genre Rock, Roots, Soul

Members Steve Richardson, Dave Paddon, Mike Richardson, Luke Brown, John Clark

Describe Your Sound

Soulful, rootsy, funk-fuelled rock music.

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Contact

David Paddon
davidpaddon@hotmail.com

Formation

Dave & Steve met through mutual connections. Dave & Luke met through TAFE Music Leederville. Steve & Mike are brothers. John was a latecomer to proceedings.

Influences

Skidaddle; Dave Mann Collective; Timothy Nelson & The Infidels; A Perfect Day; Karnivool

Shared Bills With

Michael Franti & Spearhead; Dave Mann Collective; Hussy Hicks; Birds of Tokyo; Band of Frequencies; Dilip n The Davs; China Doll; Jake & The Cowboys; A Perfect Day; The Silents; Tom Fisher & The Layabouts; Polly Medlen Band; Sun Orchestra; The Date; Rachel & Henry Climb A Hill; NFA Jones; Brow Horn Orchestra

Career Highlights

Nannup Music Festival 2014, Staying together for 12 years, Playing tons and tons of shows with heaps of great bands!

Current Activity

Due to release our début LP after a couple of years of not doing much.

Shared Members With

Liquid Lounge; Skidaddle; The Upside Down; A Perfect Day; Ellencove

Releases by Tourist

Race Against Time

LP

Independent (2014)

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Holding On To What Hurts

EP

Independent (2013)

Buy

A Toast To Absent Friends

EP

Independent (2006)

Buy

Hopeless..?

Single

Independent (2005)

Buy

The Places We All Go

Independent (2002)

Buy