Nine Lives Festival

When: March 4th, 11:30am to 12am

Where: The Tivoli

Host: Handsome Tours and Jet Black Cat Music

The Hosts

Handsome Tours

For two decades, Handsome Tours has been at the forefront of bringing some of the best musical acts from around the world to Australia. From Gang Of Youths and The National to Stormzy and Bon Iver, they have proudly helped foster many artist’s careers while connecting them with their Aussie fans. Even after over 20 years, Handsome Tours still continues their mission by introducing audiences to today’s most exciting international artists!

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Jet Black Cat Music

Jet Black Cat Music is a vibrant independent record store that has been based in Brisbane for over ten years. They take pride in fostering local and international artists by touring them around Meanjin (Brisbane), South East Queensland, and Northern NSW. 

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The Tivoli

Located in the vibrant city of Brisbane, Australia lies an exciting venue full of entertainment and memories. Known as The Tivoli, it is home to a wide range of events – from theatre performances to live music acts with seating capacity for 1,560 people! A true landmark since 1887, visitors have been delighted by its grandeur ever since…

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The Artists

Angel Olsen

Angel Olsen is a Missouri-born musical sensation. Appealing to art pop, indie folk, indie rock and alternative country fans alike, she has released six studio albums throughout her illustrious career – the most recent being “Big Time”. Her current tour promises an enthralling live experience of this spirited artist’s unique blend of genres!

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Crumb is a Brooklyn-based neo psychedelic rock project, the union of four talented musicians who studied together at Tufts University. Lila Ramani’s raw guitar riffs and distinguished vocals meet Jesse Brotter’s basslines and singing to create an unique soundscape further enhanced by Bri Aronow on synthesizers, keyboard and saxophone complimented eloquently by Jonathan Gilad’s drums.

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Michael Collins’ Drugdealer project brings listeners back to the soulful sounds of ’70s Laurel Canyon and the like. His dreamy keyboard melodies and gentle soft rock tones evoke a blissfully calming nostalgia, while still maintaining recording studio-level technical perfection.

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Mdou Moctar

Mahamadou Souleymane, professionally known as Mdou Moctar, is an innovative artist hailing from Agadez in Niger. His musical style combines traditional Tuareg guitar music with modern rock for a truly unique soundscape. His remarkable artistry proves that cultural heritage can be expressed through creative new methods!

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The Event

Experience the ultimate festival vibes at Nine Lives! Enjoying two stages of exciting live entertainment, indulge yourself in food-trucks, sausage sizzles, record crates and market stalls. You’ll also find plenty of activities plus exclusive bars inside and a designated smoking area so you can party all night long. 18+ only event – don’t miss out!

How to get there:

  • Train (fortitude valley station)
  • Bus (closest stops are The Old Museum (Bowen Bridge Rd) or the Jubilee Hotel (Saint Pauls Tce at Constance Street).)
  • Car (Secure Car Park and the King Street Car Park close by, both are $10 on weekends and after 4pm and 6pm respectively on weeknights)


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March 2, 2023

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