We’re Quitting Touring in 2016 – Farewell Tour Announced6th December, 2015

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The day has arrived! After 10 years, 4 studio albums, 56 songs about beards, and way too many shows, beers and beard strokes to count, we are hanging up our touring hat indefinitely in 2016. Don’t panic just yet though – before we call it a day we’re embarking on one more MASSIVE farewell tour to say thankyou to everyone who’s come out to support beards over the years. Tickets are onsale now, and you can check out the dates below – more shows will be announced soon but for now here they are…

Wed 20 Jan – WEST TAMWORTH LEAGUES, TAMWORTH COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL NSW

Sat 06 Feb – HOUGHTONFEST, HOUGHTON SA

Sat 13 Feb – MEATSTOCK, SYDNEY SHOWGROUNDS NSW

Thu 25 Feb – ROYAL OAK HOTEL, LAUNCESTON TAS

Fri 26 Feb – WARATAH HOTEL, HOBART TAS

Sat 27 Feb – RED HOT MUSIC, DEVONPORT TAS

Fri 11 Mar – BAR INDIGO (LEISURE INN), ROCKINGHAM WA

Sat 12 Mar – ROSEMOUNT HOTEL, PERTH WA

Sun 13 Mar – WINTERSUN HOTEL, GERALDTON WA

Fri 15 Apr – BODEGA, WELLINGTON NZ

Sat 16 Apr – KINGS ARMS TAVERN, AUCKLAND NZ

Wed 20 Apr – PIER HOTEL, ESPERANCE WA

Thu 21 Apr – THE WHITE STAR, ALBANY WA

Fri 22 Apr – DUNSBOROUGH TAVERN, DUNSBOROUGH WA

Sat 23 Apr – PRINCE OF WALES, BUNBURY WA

Wed 11 May – GLADSTONE EVENTS CENTRE, GLADSTONE QLD

Thu 12 May – LIONLEIGH HOTEL, ROCKHAMPTON QLD

Fri 13 May – MAGNUM’S, AIRLIE BEACH QLD

Sat 14 May – DALRYMPLE HOTEL, TOWNSVILLE QLD

Sun 15 May – THE JACK, CAIRNS QLD

Sat 21 May – JIVE BAR, ADELAIDE SA

Wed 25 May – THE LOFT, WARRNAMBOOL VIC

Thu 26 May – THE GOLDEN VINE, BENDIGO VIC

Fri 27 May – SS & A CLUB, ALBURY NSW

Sat 28 May – THE AREA HOTEL, GRIFFITH NSW

Thu 9 Jun – RAILWAY CLUB, DARWIN NT

Fri 10 Jun – RAILWAY CLUB, DARWIN NT

Sat 11 Jun – KATHERINE HOTEL, KATHERINE NT

Wed 15 Jun – THE SPOTTED COW, TOOWOOMBA QLD

Thu 16 Jun – THE SOUNDLOUNGE, GOLD COAST QLD

Fri 17 Jun – SOL BAR, MAROOCHYDORE QLD

Sat 18 Jun – THE TRIFFID, BRISBANE QLD

Thu 23 Jun – KAROVA LOUNGE, BALLARAT VIC

Fri 24 Jun – THE BARWON CLUB, GEELONG VIC

Sat 25 Jun – CORNER HOTEL, MELBOURNE VIC

Thu 30 Jun – BEACHCOMBER HOTEL, TOUKLEY NSW

Fri 01 Jul – THE CAMBRIDGE HOTEL, NEWCASTLE NSW

Sat 02 Jul – THE METRO, SYDNEY NSW

I’m Growing a Beard Downstairs for Christmas!25th November, 2015

unnamed1Yes! It’s the new Christmas duet featuring the very pro-beard Kate Miller-Heidke and the even more pro-beard Beards’ frontman Johann Beardraven. Not only is it destined to be this festive season’s biggest hit, it’s also raising money for Decembeard – donate through the website and you can download the song! Go to http://www.decembeard.org.au/ChristmasSingle – you’ll be helping spread Christmas cheer AND helping stop the spread of bowel cancer. Win!

 

Happy Ten Year Anniversary To Us!1st November, 2015

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Big big thanks to everyone who came out to help us celebrate 10 years in style. For those of you who missed out, fear not – we’ve got some big announcements coming up soon and we’ll definitely be hitting the road again some time in 2016 to share the beard love once again. You can also catch us in Sydney on November 7th at Fisher’s Gig in Campbelltown. In the meantime, keep on thinking about beards with this informative list of beard facts…

 

-The average beard contains over 30,000 hairs

-If a man never once shaved in his lifetime, his beard would grow to an average length of 8 metres

-9 of The Colonel’s 11 secret herbs and spices were extracted from his own beard

-Facey McStubblington’s beard is insured for over $1.5 million

-Your beard protects you from harmful UV rays

-Your beard keeps growing after you die

-John Beardman Jr has a painfully large penis

-If you don’t have a beard you can fuck right off

 

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Last Few Shows Of The Year Coming Up…6th October, 2015

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The Ten Long Years, One Long Beard Anniversary Tour started with a bang in Queensland over the long weekend but we’re just getting warmed up. We’ve got some bangin’ gigs coming up in Vic, SA and NSW so jump over to the tour page to grab your tickets. Only a couple more chances to catch us this year so if you’re in any doubt about our feelings towards beards, make sure you don’t miss out!!

 

Greatest Hits Package ‘Ten Long Years, One Long Beard’ Now Available2nd September, 2015

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A decade of beards has been leading up to this! The ten-year anniversary compilation double-album Ten Long Years, One Long Beard is out September 4th! Order your copy right now from the online store – buy a copy of the CD and receive a free digital download of the entire album.

Featuring the greatest hits from all 4 studio LPs, rare and previously unreleased tracks, a brand new single PLUS an entire live set, it’s ideal for the longtime fan or the uninitiated. This is the BEARDIEST OF THE BEARDY!!