Ministry of Sound is taking its now iconic warehouse experience Testament around the country with an epic national tour – heading to Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide and Auckland from August 4 – 13, 2023.
Presented over two specially curated sessions in each city, the first event theme is dedicated to 90s rave and its many iterations, with the second showcasing the hedonistic club life of the 2000s!
Full details below.
Ministry of Sound Testament 2023 line-up / themes:
Barbara Tucker (USA)
Inner City (USA)
Phil Hartnoll [Orbital] (UK)
Tall Paul (UK)
The Bloody Beetroots (IT)
FreQ Nasty (NZ/UK)
Stanton Warriors (UK)
+ 85 local DJs supporting across the country.
Alongside an impressive revival of each cities’ local DJ talent of the era, this tour welcomes global icons to the line-up. Their influence is woven into the fabric of modern club life; with house music queen Barbara Tucker (USA), Detroit Techno pioneers Inner City (USA), English DJ/Producer Tall Paul (UK) and Phil Hartnoll of iconic UK acid-house-meets-trance duo Orbital, all bringing their 90s mastery to Session One.
For Session Two, audiences will be transported directly back to well-worn naughties dancefloors with a 1,2 Woop Woop as masked electro-punk and pioneers of American EDM The Bloody Beetroots (IT) takes centre stage, alongside Kitsuné 00s electronica darlings Digitalism (GER) and legends of breaks FreQ Nasty (NZ/UK), Stanton Warriors (UK) & Skool of Thought (UK).
Joining the national touring party are the Australian DJs synonymous with Ministry of Sound – Goodwill, John Course, Groove Terminator, Bang Gang Deejays and Mark Dynamix. This group of Aussie DJ favourites compiled and mixed album titles which went on to sell millions of copies through the decades across The Annual, Sessions, Clubbers Guide, Mashed and more.
Tickets & essential info
Pre-sale registrations close on Monday May 29th @ 12:00 AM (AEST) then general sale starts on Wednesday May 31st. To sign up for pre-sale / grab tickets, visit their website.
What: Ministry of Sound Testament 2023: A testament to the legend of 90s & 00s club culture (presented by TMRW Music).
Where/when: Sydney (The Rocks, 5+6 Aug) | Melbourne (The Timber Yard, 12+13 Aug) | Perth (Metro City, 5+11 Aug) | Brisbane (Fortitude Valley, 4+12 Aug) | Gold Coast (Miami Marketta, 13 Aug) | Adelaide (Unibar ADL, 4 Aug) | Auckland (Studio, 4 Aug).