Baker Boy – Regional VIC Tour
FRI 9th of Sep
Don't miss Baker Boy on his first headline tour of regional Victoria!
Following a triumphant slot at the 2021 AFL Grand Final in Perth, Baker Boy had to reschedule his biggest national tour due to pandemic logistics. Eventually hitting the road in April was a "mindblowing" experience. The Yolŋu superstar relishes keeping people on their toes and he’s reveling a nostalgic side with his first single since 2021's acclaimed debut album Gela. The dancer, rapper and singer has reimagined Bernard Fanning's acoustic folk 'Wish You Well' as a feel-good hip-hop anthem alongside the Powderfinger frontman himself.
Five years after he broke out with the empowering 'Cloud 9' and winning the first of successive National Indigenous Music Awards; Baker Boy is a pop culture phenom, amassing over 55m streams globally. In 2021 he received an Order Of Australia (OAM) medal. That October, Baker Boy aired Gela – a chronicle of identity and personal growth – led by the ARIA Gold jam 'Cool As Hell'. A triple j Feature Album, Gela landed at #3 on the ARIA Albums Chart and was included in prestigious 'Best Of The Year' lists (cue: The Guardian Australia, Tone Deaf, NME, Junkee, AU Review, Yamaha, Double J, Beat, Broadsheet) and nominated for the Australian Music Prize. Over summer, the festive 'My Mind', featuring G Flip, became Baker Boy's latest entry in the Hottest 100, while 'Ride', with a soulful Yirrmal, was shortlisted for the APRA Song Of The Year.
Additional accolades included striking covers on NME Australia, The Big Issue, Spectrum (Melb, Syd), features in Rolling Stone Magazine Australia, The Music, Pilerats, radio album features on 3RRR, 4ZZZ and tonnes of support across playlists on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube Music, Amazon Music & Soundcloud.