In less than one week, Illy has sold-out Melbourne’s iconic Corner Hotel on his upcoming national album tour! With such large demand, a second show has been added for Sunday 20 March. Be quick, this will be the last Melbourne date on the tour. A special second show in Sydney has been announced at the University of Sydney’s Manning Bar on Thursday 7 April. For WA fans, Illy and M-Phazes come your way in May playing 5 headline shows in Bunbury, Mandurah, Albany, Perth and Fremantle.

In the world’s biggest voted music countdown, triple j’s Hottest 100, Illy took out the Number 29 spot with It Can Wait (feat. Owl Eyes), the first single from his acclaimed second album, The ChaseSince it’s release The Chase has received rave reviews (“…one of the country’s best hip-hop releases” – triple j Magazine) and catapulted Illy to the forefront of the greater Australian music community.

Along for the ride on The Chase tour is producer and good friend M-Phazes. M-Phazes is one of Australia’s foremost hip-hop producers and his debut, Good Gracious, saw him exit 2010 with an ARIA Award for Best Urban Album.

In support of Aussie hip hop, Illy has hand-picked local supports for each of his headline shows, including Purpose (ADL), BBS Crew (VIC), Vegas Aces (QLD), Choose Mics (QLD) and many more. See below for the full list of artists in support. East Coast dates are on sale now, WA tickets on sale now also.

Purpose will be dropping his new mixtape coming out in March, called ‘If The City Had a Voice Pt. II’. You can check one of the first tracks from the album below titled Where I’m Comin’ From.


Where I’m Comin’ From – Produced by Purpose, Bass by Answer. Cuts by DJ Hacksaw.

New Dates:
Sunday 20 March – Corner Hotel, Melbourne ** (18+) Just Announced
Thursday 7 April – Manning Bar, Sydney(18+) * Just Announced
Wednesday 25 May – Prince Of Wales, Bunbury Just Announced
Thursday 26 May – Players Bar, Mandurah Just Announced
Friday 27 May – Studio 146, Albany Just Announced
Saturday 28 May – Amplifier Bar, Perth Just Announced
Sunday 29 May – The Norfolk Hotel, Fremantle Just Announced

Full Tour Dates:
Friday 25 February – University Of Tasmania, Hobart (18+) *
Tickets from Oztix 1300 762 545, http://www.oztix.com.au and Oztix outlets

Friday 4 MArch – Oxford Arts Factory, Sydney (18+)
With guests: Pagen Elypsis, Dutch
Tickets from Moshtix 1300 438 849, http://www.moshtix.com.au and Moshtix outlets

Saturday 5 March – Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle (18+)
With guests: Pagen Elypsis, NJE
Tickets from Moshtix 1300 438 849, http://www.moshtix.com.au and Moshtix outlets

Friday 11 March – Kay St, Traralgon (18+)
With guests: Likewise
Tickets from Oztix 1300 762 545, http://www.oztix.com.au and Oztix outlets

Sunday 13 March – Push Over Festival, Melbourne (AA) *
Tickets from Oztix 1300 762 545, http://www.oztix.com.au and Oztix outlets

Friday 18 March – Corner Hotel, Melbourne (18+) ** SOLD OUT
With guests: DJ Flagrant, Pagen Elypsis, BBS

Saturday 19 March – Karova Lounge, Ballarat (18+) **
With guests: DJ Flagrant, Pagen Elypsis, BBS
Tickets from Oztix 1300 762 545, http://www.oztix.com.au and Oztix outlets

Sunday 20 March – Corner Hotel, Melbourne (18+) ** JUST ANNOUNCED
With guests: DJ Flagrant, Pagen Elypsis, BBS
Tickets from the Corner Box Office on (03) 9427 9198 or www. cornerhotel.com

Thursday 24 March – Beach Hotel, Byron Bay (18+)
With guests: Jae Druitt
Free entry

Friday 25 March – The Zoo, Brisbane (18+)
With guests: Vegas Aces, Purpose, Motive & DJ Hacksaw
Tickets from Oztix 1300 762 545, http://www.oztix.com.au and Oztix outlets

Saturday 26 March – Coolandatta Hotel, Gold Coast (18+)
With guests: Vegas Aces, Choose Mics
Tickets from Oztix 1300 762 545, http://www.oztix.com.au and Oztix outlets

Friday 1 April – Fowlers Live, Adelaide (Lic AA)
With guests: Pagen Elypsis, Mase & Matic
Tickets from Moshtix 1300 438 849, http://www.moshtix.com.au and Moshtix outlets

Saturday 2 April – The Cement Event, Kalgoorlie (AA) *
Tickets from http://www.ckb.wa.gov.au/

Thursday 7 April – Manning Bar, Sydney (18+) * JUST ANNOUNCED
With guests: Dialetrix and The Tounge
Tickets from http://www.manningbar.com, Oztix 1300 762 545, http://www.oztix.com.au and Oztix outlets

Friday 8 April – ANU Bar, Canberra (18+)
With guests: Raw City Rukus, Purpose Motive & DJ Hacksaw
Tickets from Ticketek on 132 849 or http://www.ticketek.com.au

Wednesday 25 May – Prince Of Wales, Bunbury JUST ANNOUNCED
Tickets from the venue, Oztix 1300 762 545, http://www.oztix.com.au and Oztix outlets, Heatseeker 08 6210 2850 http://www.heatseeker.com.au

Thursday 26 May – Players Bar, Mandurah JUST ANNOUNCED
Tickets from Star Surf Mandurah 08 9353 4500, Oztix 1300 762 545, http://www.oztix.com.au and Oztix outlets, Heatseeker 08 6210 2850 http://www.heatseeker.com.au

Friday 27 May – Studio 146, Albany JUST ANNOUNCED
Tickets from Vibes Surf 08 9841 7577, Oztix 1300 762 545, http://www.oztix.com.au and Oztix outlets

Saturday 28 May – Amplifier Bar, Perth JUST ANNOUNCED!
Tickets from Oztix 1300 762 545, http://www.oztix.com.au and Oztix outlets, Moshtix 1300 438 849, http://www.moshtix.com.au and Moshtix outlets

Sunday 29 May – The Norfolk Hotel, Fremantle JUST ANNOUNCED
Tickets from Star Surf Perth, Mills Fremantle; Planet Mt. Lawley, Heatseeker 08 6210 2850 http://www.heatseeker.com.au, Oztix 1300 762 545, http://www.oztix.com.au and Oztix outlets

* M-Phazes not performing solo show
** M-Phazes not appearing

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