Oh Pep! do not stop touring. They’re currently half-way through their 6th jaunt around North America in two years, with an itinerary that ranges from intimate jams at Folk Alliance International with Billy Bragg, shows with Valerie June, a special show at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio and dozens of iconic theatres around the United States and Canada. They’ve even taken the time to record an incredible version of their song “Trouble Now” in the prestigious AV Club Studio.
Oh Pep! are one of Australian music’s best kept secrets. An increasingly renowned duo whose stage-craft, virtuosity and presence have won them fans all over the world. Now, with the announcement of their biggest Australian headline tour to date, Olivia Hally and Pepita Emerichs are heading home to show us just why they’ve become so hotly tipped all over the world. Full tour dates and ticket info is listed below.
Fri 21 April - Newtown Social Club, Sydney | Tickets
Sat 22 April - Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane | Tickets
Fri 28 April - Howler, Melbourne | Tickets
Click the image below to see the stunning live video for 'Doctor, Doctor’ premiered via The Ladies Network today. The single comes from the band's incredible debut album Stadium Cake out now through Barely Dressed Records / Remote Control.
Before they tour in April, Oh Pep! have been hand-selected to support Martha Wainwright and The Mountain Goats in separate tours across Australia. Details and tickets here.
In the past 12 months Oh Pep! have sold out shows in London, Berlin, Dublin, New York and LA. They have been bringing their recordings to the stage for years, first trekking around Australia and then touring internationally since early 2015. They've performed at CMJ, SXSW and Nashville's Americana Music Festival, Primavera, The Great Escape and for Seattle's KEXP and NPR's Tiny Desk. They are unstoppable.
Praise for Stadium Cake
“Australia's most dynamic duo” – AV Club
"This album is miraculous.” - Paste Magazine
“Faultless folk-rock.” - Rolling Stone
“Instantly captivating.” - Stereogum
"Filled with Magic." - NPR Music
"...acoustic pop earworms... gloriously hummable hooks" - The Australian, 4 stars
"Olivia Hally and Pepita Emmerichs are the boss ladies now and you should all fall into line." - The Herald Sun, 4 stars
“Oh Pep! has constructed a killer release, between their refined harmonies and down home sound, the duo has outdone themselves.” - Beat Magazine, 4 stars