2010 was a massive year for Tripod. After serving as Artists in Residence at the prestigious Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Tripod premiered their new musical, “Tripod Versus the Dragon”, in the US to a standing ovation. The show has since been performed more than 100 times, including seasons at the Sydney Opera House and the Edinburgh Fringe where it was nominated for Best Musical Production. 2011 sees the release of “Tripod Versus the Dragon” on DVD.
Tripod are regulars on the music festival circuit, having played the Falls Festival, Woodford Folk Festival, the Port Fairy Folk Festival, the Apollo Bay Music Festival, the Queenscliff Music Festival, the Gympie Music Muster and many others.
Over the years, Tripod have appeared on numerous T.V. shows in Australia and abroad, including “Good News Week”, “Rove”, “Spicks and Specks” and the “Just For Laughs” Comedy Gala in Montreal, and are fixtures in the annual Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala. Tripod also featured as core cast members on Network Ten's “Skithouse” and the ABC’s “Sideshow”.
Tripod is also well known for their radio work, most notably their “Song-In-An-Hour Challenge” on Triple J, as well as countless appearances on every major radio station in the country. Prolific recording artists, Tripod have released ten full-length albums and four DVDs. In 2005, Tripod received an ARIA award for their album, “Middleborough Rd”.
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"One of the funniest things happening in Edinburgh right now, or possibly the world, there's hardly time to catch your breath in between bouts of uncontrollable laughter. These guys are unbelievable musicians too. Sometimes five stars just aren't enough."
The Scotsman, Edinburgh
"Tripod could be a comedy trio or just a very strange, very talented rock band."
"A beautifully performed rollercoaster ride of captivating nonsense, fabulous comedy and music... definitely go and see them!"
"Obscenely talented. A festival highlight."
The Age, Melbourne
"The funniest musical comedy act in the country."
Herald Sun, Melbourne