The Cat Empire


Ryan’s hanging up his touring boots

Thursday, March 11, 2021

We can now confirm that Ryan played his final show with The Cat Empire in Melbourne last weekend. The Cat Empire has had the same line-up of musicians since inception, so it is a big moment when someone chooses to step aside. Ryan’s decision to hang up his touring boots has been a massive one to make, and he has our full support, respect and love as he moves on to the next chapter of his life.

Read the band’s individual tributes to Ryan HERE.

Live Stream Expires Midnight AEDT Sunday

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Did you miss the SummerSalt live stream featuring us and stunning live sets from The Teskey Brothers, John Butler and Boy & Bear? We’ve got you covered – you can still tune in and watch over on our Youtube channel until midnight AEDT this Sunday. 📸 Dara Munnis


SummerSalt Live Stream – The Briars Mornington, Victoria, Australia

Saturday, February 20, 2021

We may well be one of the only major festival tours happening this month anywhere around the world. After a year off stage, we are truly grateful to be back doing what we love; playing big beautiful shows in stunning locations to music loving audiences.

In response to your requests to be able to tune in all over the world, this Sunday (Saturday PST & EST) we will be broadcasting a global live stream of over 4 hours of music from some of Australia’s most loved touring bands for SummerSalt at The Briars in Mornington, Australia. The day starts with Boy &

Live At The Bowl, March 6

Friday, February 19, 2021

We are very spoilt to have another opportunity to play in front of our home-town crowd.   Out of another Melbourne lockdown and straight back on the stage, this time for Art Centre Melbourne‘s series Live At The Bowl. If you missed out on tickets to Mornington, here is your chance to see us in a couple of weeks, in a Covid-safe (and very cool in our opinion) environment. They’ve worked wonders at The Bowl to make it safe for everyone to enjoy music this summer, and it’s one of our favourite stages in the country.   Join us on March 6,


Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Need a last minute gift idea for a friend or family member? How about a The Cat Empire gift voucher, immediate delivery guaranteed… OR if they already know what they want, grab it now while we have 25% off our online store (excluding gift vouchers and vinyl).

No code required, discount automatically applied.

Ends midnight AEST Dec 31 2020.

Register for Children’s Ground Human Rights Day Fundraiser Dec 10

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

As many of you know, The Cat Empire has been supporting Children’s Ground who work in the First Nations space, starting with children and following them for 25 years. They’re an extraordinary organisation and their work is First Nations led and the real deal – it’s fantastic to be involved with them.

They are holding a fundraiser on December 10. Myself, Harry and Ollie from The Cat Empire, Missy Higgins, Emma Donovan, The Teskey Brothers, Yirrmal, Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse are all going to be performing.


Friday, November 20, 2020

Happy #AusmusicTshirtDay!

If you have the means, please help raise funds for Support Act who provide crisis relief and mental health services for artists, crew and music workers in need – which has been more prevalent than ever this year.

Share a picture in your favourite #thecatempire merch and be sure to tag #ausmusictshirtday, #thecatempire, @supportact, @triplej and @aria_official.

Learn more HERE.

NAIDOC Week: 8th-15th Nov

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Repost Children’s Ground:

“NAIDOC week is a week for all Australians to celebrate the rich history, resilience and diversity of First Nations culture. Children’s Ground is thrilled to bring together First Nations academics, artists and community leaders over the coming week to guide virtual celebrations, showcasing this rich culture.

As we celebrate, we ask you to walk with us and support the transfer of cultural knowledge to the next generation of First Nations children.”

We are very proud to have partnered with Children’s Ground, who are committed to the voice of Australia’s First Nations people living with extreme disadvantage to completely reform the system in which they live.

SummerSalt 2021: Victorian Show Announces

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Victoria, it is finally our/your turn! We are breathing a sigh of relief and smiling from ear-to-ear as we announce two shows in our beautiful and resilient home State.

Mornington and Ballarat, we can not wait to see you, along with our friends The Teskey Brothers, John Butler, Boy & Bear, Montaigne and Emily Wurramara.

Shows on sale this Thursday, 12 Nov.

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