Late show aded at Bennetts Lane!

Just wanted to let Melbourne (our home town!) fans know that we are adding a late show at Bennetts Lane Jazz Club for Wed May 4. The early session (8pm) is sold out, but night owls can come at 11pm for our late set. Very cool. Tiks go on sale on Monday (25th April) at 9.00am.
The first show sold out in 17 mins, so don’t mess around…
Happy Easter to everyone celebrating it. We are off to East Coast Blues Fest for the weekend. More news from there…...

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Saturday September 10 th
2pm – 9.30pm
1882 Broke Road Pokolbin (next to Tyrrell’s Vineyard), Hunter Valley
Ticket price $85 + BF available from, Ticketmaster, Moshtix
18’s over Festival

The Cat Empire, Amy Meredith, Muscles, Hungry Kids from Hungary, Muph and Plutonic, Ash Grunwald, Batucada Sound Machine, Fierce Angle DJ Stage
Zoe Badwi, Sammy Jo Scissor Sisters Tour DJ, Lainie Lane, King Tide, Oxford Hustlers, Graeme Cordrey, Jupiter Mena...

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Design Our New T-Shirt

Hi there, We wanted to give those of you with a creative gene (and we know loads of our fans have one or more!) the chance to DESIGN OUR NEW T-SHIRT.
We are working on a new merchandise range, and want your creative input. You have until March 27 to email a t-shirt design of your own creation to We will select our 3 favourite designs and then ask our fri...

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Underage Show Announced for Melbourne!

Just to prove we are listening to you (and yes Melbourne under 18's, you yell VERY LOUDLY!), we have added an underage show at THE CORNER on Saturday May 7.

Doors will open at 1.00, with THE CACTUS CHANNEL up first, followed by THE CAT EMPIRE (on stage until 4pm sharp).

This event is strictly for under 18's, no one over the age of 18 will be allowed into the venue (including parents!) - it is the liquor licensing rule. So, get your parents to drop you off for a 1pm start, and...

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Australian 10th Birthday Tour - On Sale Today

AUSTRALIAN 10TH BIRTHDAY TOUR Tickets on sale today to general public.   We are revisiting all the favourite venues we "grew up in" as a band.  So you can catch us up close and intimate, or in big concert rooms.  Brisbane and Perth, you wont miss out - we will get there later in the year.  Tiket details can be found HERE....

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10 Years Young in 2011

Where hip-hop meets reggae, where jazz is played with dirty hands, where a Cuban line meets an Aussie rule, where nothing seems in place but sounds like many places played in one earthy chord. This is the island where THE CAT EMPIRE was born.

Some of you may remember this spiel from the early days of THE CAT EMPIRE, and we are bringing it back this year in celebration of the bands 10th birthday! Can you believe it's 10 years since our very first show in Austr...

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We have a winner!


During our world tour this year we handed out stickers encouraging people to join the mailing list to be in the running for one of the best prizes we have ever given to someone.

We have randomly chosen a winner who joined in October. This lucky person (and a friend) is going to spend a weekend with us on tour in Australia in 2011 - we are giving them flights, accommodation, backstage passes, sound check passes, and access to just generally hand out wi...

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Happy Holidays

We are winding down for 2010, and getting ready for a bit of a break before 2011 hits. Our final show for 2010 is at Woodford Folk Festival in QLD, so we hope to see some of you there.
Stay tuned for the announcement of our 2011 tours, which will all be announced here in January. Join our mailing list above so you are among the first to know when the next run of shows is announced. Its not too late to order our first ever vinyl release, of the album CINEMA, in time for Christmas from the ...

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CINEMA Available on Vinyl


We FINALLY have VINYL of our latest album CINEMA. It has just arrived at our headquarters, and you can BUY IT HERE.

We have pressed a limited run. If you love it, we may just look at getting the back-catalogue made into vinyl too. Enjoy....

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Our 800th Show Tonight!

Tonight, THE CAT EMPIRE will take to the stage for the 800 th time.  This will be followed later in the week by a sold out show at London’s Brixton Academy. Thank you to every one of you who has supported the band to this point.  We could not have done this without you.  Celebrate with us - Cheers...

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