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30 Odd Foot Of Grunts: Summer Tour 2001


Official Press Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 3, 2001

RUSSELL CROWEâS ÎTOFOGâ ADDS
SAN FRANCISCO, LOS ANGELES AND NEW YORK
DATES TO SUMMER AMERICAN TOUR

Los Angeles÷ After selling out performances in Austin and Chicago, the Australian band 30 ODD FOOT OF GRUNTS, fronted by Russell Crowe, has announced three additional American tour dates in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York. Other cities on the tour include Portland (August 21) and Philadelphia (August 28), both of which are expected to sell out by the end of the week.

30 ODD FOOT OF GRUNTS announced today details for the following additional cities:

San Francisco ö The Fillmore - Friday August 24
Tickets are $25 and go on sale at noon, Thursday, July 5
Ticketmaster Phone: 415-421-8497 or at www.ticketmaster.com or Ticketmaster outlets

Los Angeles ö House of Blues - Sunday August 26
Tickets are $25 and go on sale at noon, Thursday, July 5
House of Blues Box Office Phone: 323-848-5100
Ticketmaster Phone: 213-480-3232 or at www.ticketmaster.com or Ticketmaster outlets

New York ö Irving Plaza ö Wednesday August 29
Tickets are $25 and go on sale at noon, Thursday, July 5
Irving Plaza Box Office Phone: 212-777-6800
Ticketmaster Phone: 212-307-7171 or at www.ticketmaster.com or Ticketmaster outlets

Being one of the first Australian bands to embrace the internet, 30 Odd Foot of Grunts has let the fans decide, via the internet, the cities for their summer tour. In addition to the previously announced seven cities, more dates will be added.

TOFOG, as the band is known to their fans, consists of Dean Cochran (lead guitar), Garth Adam (bass), Dave Kelly (drums), Dave Wilkins (guitar and vocals), Stewart Kirwan (trumpet and vocals) and Russell Crowe (vocals and guitar).

The band will be performing material from its long history, as well as songs from its latest album, Bastard Life Or Clarity, which is currently available exclusively from Australian on-line retailer www.sanity.com.au

The bandâs website, www.gruntland.com has received millions of hits and is amongst the most popular band sites on the world wide web.


Official Press Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2001

ON-LINE FANS DECIDE WHICH CITIES TO BE INCLUDED IN 30 ODD FOOT OF GRUNTS AND FRONTMAN RUSSELL CROWE'S SUMMER AMERICAN TOUR

Los Angeles-The Australian band 30 Odd Foot Of Grunts, fronted by Russell Crowe, credits much of their success to the internet. Their website, www.gruntland.com, which receives millions of hits and is amongst the most popular band sites on the web, has helped create a loyal community of fans devoted to their music.

TOFOG, as the band is known to their fans, was one of the first Australian bands to embrace the internet as a means of connecting with their audience. The band decided to let the fans decide, via the internet, the cities for their summer tour. The response was overwhelming, and when the dust settled, Austin TX was the first city chosen. Tickets sold-out immediately.

30 Odd Foot Of Grunts today announces these additional cities, dictated by the fans from www.gruntland.com

Chicago - House Of Blues - Monday August 13 Tickets are $25 and are on sale from noon on Friday June 29 Tickets available by phone on 312-923-2000, from the House Of Blues Box Office (11am- 10pm daily), from all Ticketmaster outlets, from Ticketmaster Charge By Phone on 312-559-1212 or at www.ticketmaster.com

Portland - Roseland - Tuesday August 21 Tickets are $22.50 and are on sale from 10am on Friday June 29. Tickets available from Fastixx outlets, by phone on 503-224-TIXX or on-line at www.fastixx.com

Philadelphia - The Electric Factory - Tuesday August 28.Tickets are $25 and are on sale from 10am on Friday June 29. Tickets available from all Ticketmaster outlets, Charge By Phone on 215-336-2000 or from www.ticketmaster.com

Additional dates will be added. It is expected that tickets for these three new shows will sell out rapidly, reflecting the experience in Austin where the band's ticket sales broke all records at the legendary Stubbs BBQ. Phone lines were inundated when tickets went on sale, with American and international fans clamoring for the opportunity to see the band live.

TOFOG consists of Dean Cochran (lead guitar), Garth Adam (bass), Dave Kelly (drums), Dave Wilkins (guitar and vocals), Stewart Kirwan (trumpet and vocals) and Russell Crowe (vocals and guitar).

The band will be performing material from its long history, as well as songs from its latest album, Bastard Life Or Clarity, which is currently available exclusively from Australian on-line retailer www.sanity.com.au


(You can also purchase Bastard Life or Clarity here.)

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