Two powerhouses in the world of electronic music, Chase & Status and Luude, are set to blaze across Australia and New Zealand with a co-headline tour that promises unforgettable high-energy performances. The tour, featuring a lineup of chart-topping hits and new releases, is slated to kick off on Friday, April 19th, 2024, at the Fortitude Music Hall in Brisbane and will traverse across Sydney, Perth, Auckland, and Adelaide, before concluding at PICA in Melbourne on Sunday, April 28th, 2024.
LUUDE: Australia’s Drum and Bass Sensation
Australian producer Luude is riding high on a wave of global success, with back-to-back hits like ‘Down Under’ and ‘Big City Life’ amassing over 500 million streams worldwide. Recognised as one of the highest-selling artists in Drum and Bass over the last decade, Luude’s electrifying stage presence has solidified him as one of Australia’s most sought-after performers.
His impressive list of accolades includes an ARIA award for Best Dance Release, a nomination for the Michael Gudinski Breakthrough Artist award, and the title of “Best International Artist” at the 2022 Drum and Bass Awards, whilst achieving an impressive array of Platinum, Gold, and Silver Certifications.
CHASE & STATUS: British Electronic Music Icons
Chase & Status, one of the most successful British bands of the last decade, are set to bring their unparalleled diversity and professionalism to the Australian stage. With a career spanning over 20 years, Will Kennard and Saul Milton have notched up seven best-selling albums including the iconic ‘No More Idols’ and ‘More Than Alot’, a string of chart-topping hits, and a reputation for delivering incendiary live shows.
In 2022, Chase & Status released their sixth studio album, ‘What Came Before,’ debuting at number four on the official album charts. The album, informed by years of global tours, sold-out headline shows, and numerous awards, showcases the duo’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of contemporary dance music.
This year saw Chase & Status dominate the scene with tracks like ‘Baddadan,’ featuring on their latest LP on ‘2 RUFF, Vol. 1.’ charting at #4 in the UK album chart. The record showcases their versatility, crossing genre boundaries, and was celebrated with accolades at the Drum&BassArena Awards, including Best Track, Best Producer, and Best Live Stream Set for their Boiler Room performance.
Experiencing one of their most successful years to date, Chase & Status are riding high with a string of critically and commercially successful hits complemented by a series of electrifying live performances. Recently recognised by EDM.com, their 2023 Boiler Room set in London was acclaimed as one of the year’s best performances. This acknowledgment is a testament to their ability to traverse musical styles, a trait evident throughout their extensive discography, which has garnered over 2 billion streams. From their humble beginnings in the DnB underground to producing chart-topping hits for global superstars, Chase & Status’ unparalleled impact on the music industry continues to unfold.