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5th Birthday Celebration Tour for AM//PM Emo Night

8 April 2022 | 8:59 am | Staff Writer
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Celebrating the business of misery for 5 years now, AM//PM sees the finest and saddest selection of emo tunes and party anthems takeover the dancefloor - and for their birthday, they are taking it on the road with bands Ocean Sleeper and Clay J Gladstone! It wasn't just a phase, MUM!

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Australia's original and best-loved Emo Night, AM//PM is going on tour in May to celebrate its 5th birthday! They are bringing Ocean Sleeper and Clay J Gladstone on the road for 11 dates around the country - and tickets are on sale now from!

Victorian metalcore four-piece Ocean Sleeper headline the upcoming tour run, following the release of their formidable single 'Forever Sinking' in late 2021, and are joined by Sydney punk rockers Clay J Gladstone!

After two volatile COVID years, AM//PM's triumphant return in 2022 has seen emo, pop-punk and heavy anthems soundtracking sold out events in New South Wales and beyond state borders. With the emo resurgence growing more by the minute, they are extending their reach into seven regional centres - for the very first time!

Kicking off at Melbourne's Inflation on May 7 for an Ocean Sleeper hometown show, the run - supported by Fireball Whisky - will stop in Albury, Canberra and it's Burdekin Hotel home in Sydney in May. June will see it move through Wollongong, Penrith, Ballarat, Newcastle, Sunshine Coast and Brisbane, before closing out Inferno in Gippsland on July 1.

Since its inception in 2017, AM//PM has delivered some of the countries most unforgettable nights to become Australia's biggest touring Emo Night. From their annual UNIFY Gathering pre-party, to huge performances from the best local bands and international scene legends; AM//PM has seen Short Stack, Yours Truly, Hellions and Stand Atlantic take the stage, plus guest DJ sets from the likes of Underoath, Trophy Eyes, Tonight Alive and Crossfaith.

Founded by The Neighbourhood's Toby ‘Norman’ Bramley, Dawson Michaels and Thomas Milgate, these passionate promoters have worked across live music events, weekly club nights and festival afterparties for more than a decade. This trio joined forces to reimagine the alternative party scene and bring brand new ways to celebrate the music they love and the music you grew up with. Emo forever! 


Tickets on sale now from

Saturday 7 May - Inflation, Melbourne
Friday 13 May - Beer Deluxe, Albury
Friday 27 May - Transit Bar, Canberra
Saturday 28 May - Burdekin Hotel, Sydney*
Thursday 2 June - La La La's, Wollongong
Friday 3 June - Tattersalls Hotel, Penrith
Friday 17 June - Volta, Ballarat*
Saturday 18 June - Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle*
Friday 24 June - Eleven Dive Bar, Sunshine Coast
Saturday 25 June - The Brightside, Brisbane
Friday 1 July - Inferno, Gippsland

*Clay J Gladstone not appearing