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Music

Dan Sultan

Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse, Tonedeaf & The GO! Foundation

Dan Sultan’s national Dirty Ground tour takes the ARIA-winning performer back out on the road in intimate solo mode.

The tour celebrates the release of his latest EP Dirty Ground, full of sparse and stunning new songs as well as some quieter moments and B-sides from his acclaimed 2014 album Blackbird. Blackbird recently received the 2014 ARIA Award for ‘Best Rock Album’. The new songs, which showcase Dan’s outstanding and unique vocal talent, include co-writes with Australian folk legend Paul Kelly and Damian Dempsey from Something For Kate.

The EP was recorded in one day at Melbourne’s Way Of The Eagle studios with lauded producer Jan Skubiszewski. In this intimate solo mode, the sit down shows allow Sultan to showcase his unique talent as not only a singer and songwriter, but a teller of stories.

Joining Dan on stage as his support act will be Melbourne’s own Pierce Brothers. It’s been a whirlwind 12 months for these twins as their latest EP The Night Tree came in at #21 on the ARIA charts, top ten on iTunes & #1 on the AIR charts. On their latest national tour they sold out five shows in their hometown of Melbourne and have sold over 30,000 EP’s independently – an astonishing feat as the young duo having no major radio play or label support.

This tour is proudly presented in association with the GO! Foundation, of which Dan is an ambassador. The GO! Foundation aims to assist Indigenous Australian youths achieve their goals through education scholarships.

Known for
National Album of the Year 2014 Blackbird  Dan Sultan, National Song of the Year 2014 The Same Man Dan Sultan, and National Cover Art of the Year 2014 Blackbird Dan Sultan with artist Ken Taylor.

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Common Questions

How do I get to Brisbane Powerhouse?
See our Getting Here page.

Is parking available?
There is limited free-of-charge, all-day, on-site car parking at Brisbane Powerhouse. If you are travelling by car, please arrive early to secure a park. Additional free parking is available in New Farm Park accessible via our link road, which is opened after 5pm every day.

What time should I arrive?
It's best to arrive at least 30-40 minutes before the show start time to find a car park, pick up your tickets at box office and make your way to the venue. The doors of the venue will open approximately 10-15 minutes prior to show time.

Where do I pick up my tickets?
Tickets will be available for pick up from Box Office 90 minutes prior to show time.

Is there food and drink available

Brisbane Powerhouse has two on-site restaurants; Bar Alto and Watt Restaurant + Bar. More information can be found on our Eat + Drink page.

See more common questions and learn everything you need to know about your visit to Brisbane Powerhouse on our FAQ page.

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See an exhibition
See the world for free with awe-inspiring visual art from just about everywhere. Make sure you don’t miss anything – explore all of the foyers on the main and bottom floors. See what's on.

Explore New Farm Park
Brisbane Powerhouse is located next to the beautiful New Farm Park, one of Brisbane’s most popular and much loved recreational facilities. Pack a picnic, smell the roses in the garden, play a game of tennis, let the kids loose in the playground, enjoy a coffee, or just sit back and take in the sunshine.

Accommodation
There is a wide array of accommodation close to our venue that caters to every budget. Brisbane Powerhouse recommends The JohnsonTryp HotelSofitel BrisbaneKirribilli Riverfront ApartmentsEdward Lodge and Heal House for both short term and longer visits.