Off the back of the recent 15-year anniversary reissue of her ARIA Award-winning 2005 album Parking Lots Australian icon Mia Dyson was penned to perform a run of East Coast Australian dates this March. Due to COVID restrictions, Mia has had to postpone all of her upcoming shows but is thrilled to still be able to celebrate the milestone with her VIC and NSW fans, albeit a little further down the road, at her newly rescheduled November dates.
“I’m so sad to say that due to forces beyond my control, I am having to postpone my Parking Lots tour to November. All your tickets will be valid for the new shows except Brisbane where we couldn’t make the routing work and ticket holders will be issued refunds. We’ll get you next time around.
Unfortunately, this also means I won’t be performing at Bluesfest.
I can’t wait to see you all when these shows finally do happen. Thanks for your support and patience.” – Mia Dyson
In her two-decade long career, Mia Dyson has been nominated for five ARIA Awards with Parking Lots taking out ‘Best Blues and Roots Album’ in 2005. She was the inaugural recipient of Double J’s Artist Of The Year at the 2014 J Awards following the release of her Australian classic LP Idyllwild and has had four albums up for AIR Awards with The Moment earning her a nomination for ‘Song Of The Year’ at the 2013 APRA Awards. Mia Dyson’s extensive career has seen her support the likes of Stevie Nicks, Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt and Joe Cocker, and most recently touring extensively with her supergroups Dyson Stringer Cloher.
Heading back into the studio in 2020 to revisit five songs from the album, Mia’s Parking Lots (Revisited) EP sheds new light on a selection of her favourite cuts from the record. From beloved single ‘Roll Me Out’ to the stunning homage of motherly love on ‘Rivers Wide’, and the simple yet captivating title track to the empowering ‘Choose’ and heartbreaking ‘I Meant Something To You Once’, the EP captures the sheer musical mastery of an artist who continues to redefine the blues and roots genre, 15 years on, with the rest of her expansive career still to come.
Parking Lots (Revisited) EP Track Listing
1. Roll Me Out
2. Rivers Wide
3. Parking Lots
5. I Meant Something To You Once
Parking Lots LP vinyl reissue & (Revisited) EP is out now via MGM
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Parking Lots 15th Anniversary Tour 2021 Tour Dates
Friday 12 November – Howler – Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 13 November – Sandy Point Music Club – Sandy Point, VIC
Sunday 14 November – Macedon Railway Hotel – Macedon Ranges, VIC
Friday 19 November – Theatre Royal – Castlemaine, VIC
Saturday 20 November – Surf Coast TBC, Surf Coast, VIC
Sunday 21 November – Sooki Lounge – Belgrave, VIC
Friday 26 November – Lizotte’s – Newcastle, NSW
Saturday 27 November – The Lansdowne – Sydney, NSW
Tickets on sale now via miadyson.com
Produced By Daniel Wright And Erin “Syd” Sidney
Recorded At Echo Magic In Ojai, Ca
All Songs Engineered And Mixed By Scott Hirsch
Mastered By Ian Sefchick
All Songs By Mia Dyson (APRA / BMI)
Mia Dyson – Piano, Guitar, Vocals
Matt Aronoff – Double Bass
Lee Pardini – Additional Piano
Daniel Wright – Electric Bass, Backing Vocals
Erin “Syd” Sidney – Drums
Artwork By Jim Grimwade