The Chemist have decided to strip down their national Ballet in the Badlands Tour to just capital cities, and will be joining fellow Perth musician ABBE MAY on her Kiss My Apocalypse Tour this June.

Finally getting to bring debut LP to life on stage, The Chemist will be hitting Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne and Perth in the coming weeks and will be joined by a selection of talented local supports with Lanterns (Syd), Wild Oaks (Adel), The Ocean Party (Melb) and Mudlark (Perth) among them.

With ‘Ballet in the Badlands’ enjoying praise from all corners of the country, the genre-bending sounds of The Chemist are not to be missed and tickets to their shows are all on sale now, so get in quickly to avoid missing out.

Friday, May 31 | Friends @ X&Y, Brisbane – NEW VENUE

w/ Special Guests

Tickets: Free Entry

Saturday, June 1 | Brighton Up Bar, Sydney

w/ Lanterns & Jeremy Hunter


Thursday, June 6 | Grace Emily, Adelaide

w/ Wild Oats

Tickets:, 1300 GET TIX, All Moshtix Outlets

Friday, June 7 | The Workers Club, Melbourne

w/ The Ocean Party & Peter Bibby

Tickets:, 1300 724 867

Saturday, June 15 | The Bird, Perth

w/ Mudlark & Damien Crosbie

Tickets: Available from the door

Catch The Chemist on tour with ABBE MAY during June on the following dates:

Thursday, June 13 | Eaton’s Hills Hotel, Brisbane

Friday, June 14th | Oxford Art Factory, Sydney

Friday, June 21st | Ding Dong Lounge, Melbourne

‘Ballet in the Badlands’ is out now via Dirt Diamonds/Create/Control.

We caught up with Ben back in March to chat about the album: