THE RED HOT SUMMER TOUR PROUDLY PRESENTS ICEHOUSE GREAT SOUTHERN LAND 2022 – THE CONCERT SERIES
JAMES REYNE, THE ANGELS, BABY ANIMALS, VANESSA AMOROSI, CHRISTINE ANU & EMILY WURRAMARA
The RED HOT SUMMER TOUR is back in 2022 with two special Queensland shows celebrating the 40th anniversary of ICEHOUSE’s classic hit Great Southern Land. The highly anticipated shows, at long time RED HOT SUMMER TOUR venues Queens Park in Toowoomba and Harrigans in Jacobs Well, will bring together a coveted line-up not only headlined by the iconic ICEHOUSE, but also featuring James Reyne, The Angels, Baby Animals, Vanessa Amorosi and Christine Anu.
Parkway Drive have rescheduled their upcoming Australian Tour. The Viva The Underdogs Australian Revolution Tour, originally scheduled for June 2020, will now take place in July 2021 with special guests Hatebreed and Every Time I Die.
Get ready for the biggest hard rock tour of the year! German icons SCORPIONS return to Australia in 2020 with WHITESNAKE, the legendary rock’n’roll band founded and formed by former Deep Purple singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer David Coverdale, for a double headline east coast arena tour starting at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on Wednesday, February 19 before heading to Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Saturday, February 22 and Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Monday, February 24.
BAFTA award winning broadcaster, TV host, writer, environmentalist, amateur balloonist and storyteller. Kevin McCloud is all that and a bit more that you don’t know about. Now it’s time for him to tell his remarkable story – in his own words, live on stage. Kevin McCloud will be doing just that in February 2020 as he brings his live show to Australia.
Thu 13th February Perth Perth Concert Hall Sat 15th February Adelaide Festival Theatre Sun 16th February Melbourne Hamer Hall Thu 20th February Brisbane Concert Hall Fri 21st February Sydney State Theatre Sun 23rd February Canberra Canberra Theatre Tue 25th February Hobart Wrestpoint
Kevin has been a part of our lives for the past two decades, since the last millennium in fact, as the presenter of the hit TV show Grand Designs.
The World According to Kevin McCloud is a live theatre event, with Kevin sharing stories from the show, as well as anecdotes from his eventful life.
“Australia is an extraordinary place where luckily I feel very welcome,” Kevin says. “I like the can-do attitude that people have. It also has this fantastic energy about it, which is very appealing. So I’m looking forward to returning with my brand new show.”
It’s an evening that will entertain – and make you think. “I enjoy taking complex ideas and making them accessible,” Kevin says.
The World According to Kevin McCloud includes a Q&A session that allows audience members to ask Kevin questions and air their deep-seated concerns about architecture, DIY and cushions. Kevin will also dig into his own past in an entertaining survey of 1960s wallpaper, the Space Programme, McMansions, Community and the Planet. Everything that makes our environment in fact.
Raised in a house his parents built in Bedfordshire, Kevin, the son of a rocket scientist, studied the history of art and architecture at Cambridge, where he designed shows for the Footlights theatre club and its stars, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie and Emma Thompson.
Kevin also studied opera in Italy and designed the famous fruit and vegetable ceiling at the Harrods Food Hall, of all things. The Daily Mail described Kevin as a “heartthrob – the one your wives all fancy”, while The Guardian called him “a serious man of taste and integrity”. To prove that, he’s an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects and is now allowed to use grown-up scissors and power tools.
In a piece headed “Kevin McCloud Is, Hands Down, The Greatest TV Host of All Time”, VICE dubbed him “the most puzzlingly charismatic TV host ever to grace our screens … Kevin McCloud is a character. He’s the person you dream of being sat next to at an otherwise dull dinner party.” Kevin, however, objects to the word ‘puzzlingly’.
In short, The World According to Kevin McCloud gives you the chance to get up close and personal with the man himself. “Come one, come all,” Kevin says. “There’ll be some very poor music and maybe a little construction mayhem. No hard hat necessary. Hope to see you there.”
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO KEVIN McCLOUD
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After an award-winning sell out Australian tour in 2017, the Godmother of Punk – Patti Smith is coming to Australia and New Zealand this April! Just when we thought it was all over, Patti called and said ‘I’d like to do it all over again. I’m ready if you are!” How could we refuse? The living legend that is Patti Smith added ‘It was just such a great trip. I really thought that I wouldn’t be able to come back – so I’m delighted that I was wrong’.
There’s nothing more Australian than hot sun, warm waves and Cold Chisel. The band’s classic songs like Khe Sanh, Flame Trees, Bow River, My Baby, Cheap Wine, Saturday Night and You Got Nothing I Want have become the soundtrack to our summers.
As fans gear up for their arrival in just a few months, Architects have today confirmed that POLARIS and WHILE SHE SLEEPS will join them across their 5 date Australian tour, which kicks off at Adelaide’s Thebarton Theatre on August 6 in support of the band’s eighth album, “Holy Hell”.
They’re finally here! The biggest party of the Australian summer kicks off in just over nine days’ time – with acts like Avicii, Drake, The Prodigy, Die Antwoord, Sven Väth, Afrojack, Martin Garrix + more headed our way, Future Music Festival will be THE biggest national touring event you’ll witness all year! Continue reading FUTURE SUMMER ’15 MAPS and PLAYING TIMES→
SOUNDGARDEN is internationally recognised as one of the world’s most influential rock bands. With an exemplary career and GRAMMY®-winning catalogue, SOUNDGARDEN started a musical transformation that inspired a generation and helped redefine alternative and hard rock. With Cornell’s absurd vocal range, from the rich and piercing to the guttural and buttery SOUNDGARDEN deliver live performances that can still leave fans absolutely floored by the sheer energy and complexity of their show. Continue reading SOUNDGARDEN announce Sidewaves Shows→
On May 13, Trial Kennedy releases its long awaited second album, Living Undesigned. To celebrate, the band is taking their show on the road for a string of album tour dates around the country in May.
On paper, you’d have to wonder how Trial Kennedy is even still a band.
Two years ago, the Melbourne rock outfit were perched at the edge of something big. After two killer EPs (2004’s Present for a Day and 2005’s Picture Frame), their Nick DiDia-produced debut album, New Manic Art, was garnering the sort of critical acclaim every band aspires to. Songs such as ‘Neighbours’ and ‘Colour Day Tours’ became instant Triple J anthems. The band toured hard, earning a burgeoning Australian fan base to go with their stellar live rep, and coveted support spots with the likes of Fall Out Boy and Birds Of Tokyo. Their star was rising.