After celebrating our 5th anniversary with TeddyLoid and S3RL in March 2016, Neko Nation is proud to announce that we are back for a Winter 2016 tour all of 5 major capital cities of Australia! We’ve had constant requests to make sure that no city misses out and also so nobody misses out we’ve expanded the venues of our sold out shows, while also working on our hardest to make some awesome upgrades and changes to make the next set of Neko Nation events even more incredible than ever!
Melbourne – July 1st
We’ve had constant requests of when we’re coming back to Melbourne and we can finally announce that we will be back in Melbourne on the first stop of our Winter 2016 tour! This time we will be in a new venue, the Wah Wah Lounge, a venue at least 3 times bigger than our previous venue, to make sure that nobody misses out this time on what will be an absolutely amazing show. This edition will be attracting not only some of Melbourne’s talented anime, gaming and Japanese music DJ’s but some awesome interstate acts to be announced soon!
Purrth – July 2nd
The hometown of Neko Nation will be back on July 2nd with an absolutely spectacular show lined up. Once again, upstairs will be featuring the awesome gaming setup from Pyon gaming, while downstairs will have an incredible sound and lighting setup backed up by awesome local DJ’s. Expect some unique tasting sushi, including Iku Sushi’s famous cheeseburger sushi, some delicious anime cocktails from Gilkisons, awesome artwork on the walls and an absolutely amazing night as Neko Nation returns to party hard in Purrth!
Sydney – July 16th
Neko Nation’s flagship show is to drop into Sydney on July 16th with an absolutely no expenses spared show for our biggest budget show on the tour. Neko Nation Sydney will take place as the amazing Manning Bar, featuring an awesome gaming arena, photobooth section, kandi making area, large chillout area, a mega dance area plus one amazing stage, decor and lighting setup! Neko Nation Sydney is a show with bundles of entertainment, with it’s dancing away to awesome local and the best interstate Neko DJ’s, making free kandi, gaming, getting free LED balloons, glowsticks, free sushi served by catgirls, photos taken at the Nekobooth and also at the photobooth, plus more, it’s one mega show with entertainment all over the venue!
Brisbane – July 30th
One of our fastest selling shows ever, as much as we loved Amped, it was quite clear we were beginning to outgrow the venue, so Neko Nation is now moving to The Brightside! A massive new venue, with three interesting and unique areas. An awesome chillout area awaits in the entrance, featuring it’s own bar, photobooth, food for purchase and of course free sushi and candy served by catgirls and catboys, an awesome new weatherproof outdoor arena, dance in the open air breeze to awesome local and interstate anime, gaming and Japanese music DJ’s, accompanied by fire and poi dancers or head inside and dance to harder styles, or get your game on with more video games this time. Neko Nation Brisbane is set for one massive revolutionary expansion, that is not to be missed!
Adelaide – September 17th
With a massive Summer event, it was quite clear that Neko needed to come back to Adelaide for not one by two shows a year! Delaying the show to September due to the mega AVCon event, you can dance away your post AVCon blues at this mega dance party combining the best of anime dance music with Neko Nation and the best of gaming and chiptune dance music with Joypad. Enjoy delicious cocktails from one of the best bars in Adelaide, play retro consoles, Cards Against Humanity and enjoy two chillout areas inside the venue, two dance arenas on two floors, it’s a mega show with plenty do at Neko Nation Adelaide!
Tickets for these events will be released shortly after Easter, tickets will be available online from Eventbrite (or Oztix for Brisbane and Sydney) and Perth and Adelaide will also have tickets sold through Tokyo Underground (Perth) and Shin Tokyo (Adelaide). We’re very excited for what is set to be some absolutely amazing events!