Ex-Magic Dirt frontwoman Adalita is due to release her second solo album on Friday September 20, and the Melbourne powerhouse is stepping out on tour to celebrate.

TheAll Day Venusdates include theAnnandale HotelonFriday October 18and Newcastle’sGreat NorthernonSaturday October 19. Expectations are high for Adalita’s new record – her 2011 self-titled record scooped the AIR Award for Best Independent Album – but for the first time she’ll have a live band onstage to help out with her solo material, plus indie folksterLaura Jeanin the warm-up slot.

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