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Hockey Dad pictured on stage at Enmore Theatre on their 'Hockey Fields' tour. 14/07/23 (Photo: Chris Neave)

Indie Rock Frenzy: Hockey Fields Tour Proves a Hit

Welcome to the lively world of Australian indie rock, where the passion for music thrives in every performance. Recently, Chris from Triple M attended the highly anticipated Hockey Fields tour featuring Ruby Fields and Hockey Dad at the iconic Enmore Theatre on a memorable Friday night. The all-ages gig left no doubt that indie rock is alive and flourishing in Australia, and the crowd experienced an unforgettable night of anthems and captivating performances.

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Dear Seattle: Kicking off with Anthemic Tracks

The night opened with Sydney’s very own Dear Seattle from the northern beaches. With their anthemic tracks and powerful hooks, they effortlessly ignited the atmosphere, captivating the sold-out crowd from the very beginning to the last note of their set. The all-ages audience was already familiar with their music, evident from the enthusiastic singalongs to favorites like “Daytime TV.” Dear Seattle set the stage for an electrifying evening.

Brae Fisher of Dear Seattle on stage at Enmore Theatre on the 'Hockey Fields' tour, 14/07/23 [Photo: Chris Neave]
Dear Seattle on stage at Enmore Theatre on the ‘Hockey Fields’ tour, 14/07/23 [Photo: Chris Neave]

Ruby Fields: A Charismatic Dream Come True

The spotlight then turned to Ruby Fields, who proved herself to be an exceptionally charismatic performer. Her band’s tight chemistry coupled with her magnetic presence held the audience in the palm of her hand. As she confessed that performing at the Enmore Theatre was a dream come true, the crowd cheered in support. Ruby’s live renditions of hits such as “Dinosaurs,” “Ritalin,” and “Song About A Boy” transcended the studio versions, leaving fans in awe of her talent and energy.

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Ruby Fields on stage at Enmore Theatre on the 'Hockey Fields' tour, 14/07/23 [Photo: Chris Neave]
Ruby Fields on stage at Enmore Theatre on the ‘Hockey Fields’ tour, 14/07/23 [Photo: Chris Neave]

Hockey Dad: Surf Rock Infused Anthems That Soared

Taking the stage as the night’s headliner, Hockey Dad faced the challenge of following two remarkable acts. However, they did so with finesse and style, delivering their signature surf rock-infused anthems that had the crowd singing along to every word. Tracks like “Join The Club” sent the energy levels soaring, raising the Enmore Theatre’s roof to new heights. When Ruby Fields joined them onstage for a memorable collaboration, the night reached its pinnacle of euphoria.

Zach Stephenson of Hockey Dad on stage at Enmore Theatre on the 'Hockey Fields' tour, 14/07/23 [Photo: Chris Neave]
Zach Stephenson of Hockey Dad on stage at Enmore Theatre on the ‘Hockey Fields’ tour, 14/07/23 [Photo: Chris Neave]

A Massive Success: The Hockey Fields Tour

The combination of Ruby Fields and Hockey Dad proved to be an absolute hit. The Hockey Fields tour exemplified the vibrancy and creativity that continues to define the indie rock scene in Australia. From the mesmerizing performances to the heartwarming connection with the audience, it was evident that the night was a tremendous success for both artists and the fans.

TLDR

As Chris reported from the Enmore Theatre, the Hockey Fields tour showcased the vitality of indie rock in Australia. From Dear Seattle’s anthemic openers to Ruby Fields’ charismatic dreams fulfilled, and Hockey Dad’s roof-raising surf rock anthems, it was an evening filled with passion and talent. This event is a testament to the thriving music scene in the country and an exciting indication that great young live bands are still being produced in Australia.

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