Bonding over their shared passion for Bossa Nova, Eric Hilton and Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation have spent over two decades crafting their own archetype of electronic music that draws influences from Jamaican Dub, Afro-Beat, trip hop, acid Jazz, Middle Eastern, Indian, New York Tones music and more.
Thievery Corporation established a unique and hypnotic aural trademark that would go on to influence a generation of producers and DJ’s to follow suit. They’ve since sold millions of records, have headlined major music festivals such as Coachella and Lollapalloza, collaborated with unique famed artists Perry Farrell, The Flaming Lips and David Byrne and remain one of the genre’s most revered acts as they continue to tour the world two decades on.
Whilst Thievery Corporation‘s 2014 release ‘Saudade’ payed tribute to their Bossa Nova inspirations, members Hilton and Garza delve deeper into the warm spirit of Jamaica in their latest studio album ‘The Temple of I & I’. The album features reggae rhythms intertwined with psychedelic dub moments that serve to demonstrate that Thievery Corporation‘s ability to effortlessly bend genre boundaries.
“We’ve never been concerned with fitting into the ‘music industry. Approaching our music as a production duo has allowed us to never feel limited to one particular sound and traverse many fascinating musical landscapes.” – Rob Garza
Having sold out their previous Australian tour, don’t miss Thievery Corporation as they transcend genres and take us on a sonic exploration through the sounds of the world for an energetic and eclectic evening.
“..their full live band show is a thing to behold. For almost two hours they kept the gardens grooving with their incredibly funky beats and rotating roster of amazing vocalists, and by the end had won a special place in the hearts of those present.” – TheMusic
“Thievery Corporation maintained a grounded, smooth and up-lifting groove packed with an undeniable party vibe which had us dancing non-stop”. – TheWest
“ They lead their audience down a sensual and evocative path of musical discovery—slipping seamlessly between moods and genres the entire night.” – Live Music Blog
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Thievery Corporation Australian Tour Dates
THURSDAY 8TH MARCH – METRO CITY, PERTH 18+
SATURDAY 10TH MARCH – ENMORE THEATRE, SYDNEY Lic/AA
SUNDAY 11TH MARCH – THE FORUM, MELBOURNE 18+
WEDNESDAY 14TH MARCH – THE TIVOLI, BRISBANE 18+