Powderfinger adds further dates

Powderfinger has added further dates to their farewell shows in a bid to meet demand.

The Brisbane band has added shows in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Cairns, after selling out 17 of their 26 date September tour.

“We were simply blown away”, Powderfinger’s manager Paul Piticco said.

“After a massive response from the on-sale, and with the shows selling out way faster than we could have expected, we started to get emails and calls from fans of the band asking for further dates as they’d missed out on tickets.

“We convened a quick meeting last weekend and decided to add one final lap of cap city shows that would, hopefully, meet the band’s fans’ needs.

“We have placed these shows on weekend nights, wherever possible, to make it easier for anyone in regional areas to make it to these last city shows.

“We certainly hadn’t planned these extra dates but are thrilled to be playing to more fans across the country. These will be the last ever shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide with the band ultimately finishing the tour in their hometown of Brisbane”.

Last month, Powderfinger announced they would split.

In a joint statement the band said they will play a final farewell show this September before disbanding.

Tickets go on sale at 9.00am on Monday, 17 May, 2010.

For full tour details check out powderfinger.com/sunsetstour