Cub Sport reveal headline show in Auckland

Wednesday 07 December 2022

Last here during the distant pre-pandemic days of early 2019, Brisbane superstars Cub Sport are making their momentous return to Aotearoa this summer, headlining Tāmaki Makaurau's The Tuning Fork on 23rd February. Featuring co-founders Tim Nelson, Zoe Davis, Sam "Bolan" Netterfield (Davis and Netterfield married in 2018) and Dan Puusaari, Cub Sport launched their highest charting album to date Like Nirvana in 2020, maintaining a successful run of singles since — including new dance-pop banger 'Replay'. A staunchly independent (self-managed and self-released) force in Australian pop music, don't miss the four-piece bringing their powerful and passionate live experience back to New Zealand, tickets go on sale this Thursday.

Brisbane four-piece Cub Sport today announce their upcoming Auckland show at Auckland's Tuning Fork on Thu 23 Feb 2023! Prolific and profoundly influential, Cub Sport are one of Australia’s most significant pop exports, and arguably the most successful independent (self-managed and self-released) band in the country.

Since they emerged as a promising young indie band in the early-2010s, the Meanjin (Brisbane) four-piece, comprised of Tim Nelson, Sam Netterfield, Zoe Davis and Dan Puusaari, have become known for their powerful, must-see live show and their ardent fanbase, as well as ARIA Platinumn and Gold-certified singles like “Come On Mess Me Up”, “Chasin” and “Sometimes”.

There are few trajectories in Australian music more remarkable than that of Cub Sport. Boasting over 250 million streams and an ARIA #2 album to their name (2020’s Like Nirvana, #1 Vinyl Sales chart, #1 Australian Albums chart), Cub Sport have achieved some of the highest possible honours in Australian music, performing at the 2020 AFL Grand Final and placing in triple j’s Hottest 100 five times. Their music, which is self-produced and blends pop classicism with experimental and electronic elements, has been praised by the likes of The Guardian, BBC Radio 1, Rolling Stone, Billboard, i-D, Vice, Gay Times, The FADER and countless others.