Singer Katie Noonan has teamed up with classical guitarist Karin Schaupp, and the two women are releasing their first full-length album together.
Songs of the Southern Skies is a collaboration between the two women which sees them cover songs close to their hearts, including those from the Finn Brothers, Cold Chisel, Icehouse, Nick Cave and more.
Guests on the album include Icehouse's Iva Davies, Gurrumul, The Living End's Chris Cheney and classical musician Diana Doherty, who plays oboe for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
The album will be released in August, with a national tour following through to October.
Katie Noonan & Karin Schaupp tour dates:
Saturday August 4 - Australian Festival of Chamber Music, Townsville
Thursday September 13 - Byron Bay Community Centre, Byron Bay
Friday September 14 - Jetty Theatre, Coffs Harbour
Saturday September 15 - Glasshouse Theatre, Port Macquarie
Wednesday September 19 - Capital Theatre, Bendigo
Thursday September 20 - Wellers Restaurant, Kangaroo Ground
Friday September 21 - Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne
Saturday September 22 - Wangaratta PAC, Wangaratta
Thursday September 27 - Albany Entertainment Centre, Albany
Friday September 28 - Winthrop Hall, Perth
Saturday September 29 - Mandurah PAC, Mandurah
Monday October 1 - The White House, Adelaide Hills
Friday October 5 - Empire Church Theatre, Toowoomba
Saturday October 6 - Starcourt Theatre, Lismore
Thursday October 11 - Lizotte's, Newcastle
Friday October 12 - Laycock Street Theatre, Gosford
Saturday October 13 - Street Theatre, Canberra
Sunday October 14 - Street Theatre, Canberra
Thursday October 18 - The Majestic Theatre, Pomona
Friday October 19 - Powerhouse Theatre, Brisbane
Saturday October 20 - Powerhouse Theatre, Brisbane
Friday October 26 - Illawarra PAC, Wollongong
Saturday October 27 - City Recital Hall, Sydney