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14th May, 2003

The John Butler Trio hit the road for a national tour entitled The Post Natal Expression Tour, which kicks off on July 9 and runs through until August 15 taking in major capital cities and some regional areas. The tour will feature new members Shannon Birchall on bass and Michael Barker on drums for the tour. Special guest for all dates except Adelaide is Bomba and tickets go on sale May 19, with one dollar from every ticket sold being donated to The Wilderness Society to save the old growth forests in Victoria.

THE JOHN BUTLER TRIO - The Post Natal Expression Tour
presented by Triple J and Channel V

Wednesday July 9 - Wrest Point Casino, Hobart, TAS
Tickets Wrest Point Service Centre Tel: 03) 62 211 700; Ellison Hawker Newsagency Tel: 03) 62 344 099

Thursday July 10 - The Saloon, Launceston, TAS
Tickets The Saloon Tel: 03) 63 317 355; The CD Centre Tel: 03) 63 345 677

Friday July 11 - The Palais, St Kilda, Melbourne, VIC (all ages)
Tickets: Early Bird from The Palais only Tel: 03) 95 372 444 or from Ticketmaster 7

Saturday July 12 - The Thebarton, Adelaide, SA (all ages)
Tickets venue tix Tel: 08) 8225 8888 or

Sunday July 13 - The Lyric Theatre, Geelong, VIC
Tickets from venue

Sunday July 20 - The Splendour In The Grass, Byron Bay, NSW

Thursday July 24 - The Fremantle Metropolis, WA
Tickets from 78's and Mills and Ticketmaster 7 Tel: 136 100,

Saturday July 26 - The Fly By Night, Fremantle, WA (all ages- unlicensed)
Tickets from 78's and Mills and Ticketmaster 7 Tel: 136 100,

Thursday August 7 - Canberra Theatre Centre, Canberra, ACT (all ages)
Tickets from Canberra Ticketing 02) 62 752 700

Friday August 8 - The Yarra Wool Sheds, Wollongong, NSW (all ages)
Tickets from venue, Tel: 02 4262 2655

Saturday August 9 - Enmore Theatre, Newtown, Sydney, NSW (all ages)
Tickets available from: or Tel: 9266 4800

Wednesday August 13 - Newcastle Civic Theatre, Newcastle, NSW
Tickets available from: Civic Ticketek Tel: 4929 1977

Friday August 15 - Plantation Hotel, Coffs Harbour, NSW
Tickets from venue

Stay tuned for more dates to be announced soon.