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SUNNYBOYS – Summer 2018 Tour – More Shows Added

Photo Credit: Bob King

Five years into their reformation and you could be forgiven for thinking the Sunnyboys revival was on the wane, however, with two Sydney shows selling out in just 4 days (faster than any time previous), setting a sales record at Sunshine Coast venue The Shed by selling 1/3rd of capacity in the first 8 hrs and eclipsing their previous best first week sales in Melbourne, it appears that memo didn’t get through!
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Gomez – Australian headline shows announced for 2018 (Bluesfest Touring)


Bluesfest Touring welcomes Gomez back to Australia for their first tour in 6 years and the 20th anniversary of their breakthrough album ‘Bring It On’ that featured the hits “78 Stone Wobble” and “Get Myself Arrested”. With so much to celebrate their Perth, Sydney and Melbourne sideshows are not to be missed. The group stood apart from other bands in the Brit-Pop era in their attitude and sound. Typical of this was the comment from the panel of judges for the Mercury Music Prize who described the album as “an intriguing blend of swamp blues, bar-room rock and eerie power.”
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PROGFEST Announces Epic Final Line Up For January 2018


The Music, David Roy Williams, Welkin Entertainment & Wild Thing Presents:

The 2018 line up of Progfest will be the strongest yet with Norway’s LEPROUS confirmed to headline all 3 Progfest festivals, plus headline their own sideshows in Perth and Adelaide!
Some of Australia’s finest acts including: Voyager, AlithiA, Orsome Welles, Meniscus and Dyssidia were confirmed for Progfest as part of the first round announcement.
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PARAMORE to bring ‘Tour Four’ to Australia – February 2018


International rock superstars PARAMORE are making their highly anticipated return to Australia for their first headline shows in four years, bringing Tour Four to Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena, Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena and Brisbane’s The Riverstage this February. Paramore are touring in support of their ARIA #3 charting album After Laughter with special guests to be announced.
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Chelsea Wolfe : Australian + New Zealand Tour – March 2018


Seamlessly fusing elements of gothic-rock, folk, and doom metal, Wolfe will be performing in Wellington, Auckland, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, and finally Perth throughout March of 2018.

Wolfe’s music offers a combination of the delicate and the crushing, brooding and visceral, lyrically steeped in introspective dread. The end product is a winning formula that has earned Wolfe critical commendation for the best part of a decade. Her latest release, Hiss Spun, unveiled in September this year, is receiving similar praise.

Wolfe has garnered a considerably larger audience since her 2012 shows. With the release of the critically acclaimed Hiss Spun, it’s expected that these shows will sell out quickly. Grab your tickets early – don’t miss out.

Catch Chelsea Wolfe on the following dates:

San Fran, Wellington – Friday, March 9
Whammy Bar, Auckland – Saturday, March 10 *SOLD OUT
Whammy Bar, Auckland – Sunday, March 11 **NOW ON SALE

Crowbar, Brisbane – Wednesday, March 14
Manning Bar, Sydney – Thursday, March 15
Max Watt’s, Melbourne – Friday, March 16
Badlands, Perth – Saturday, March 17

http://www.lifeisnoise.com/

http://www.chelseawolfe.net/

The Black Angels Announce Sydney & Melbourne Headline Shows – March 2018

Austin, Texas experimental rock majesties THE BLACK ANGELS will return to our shores next March. They’ve announced just two intimate headline dates to complement their appearance at the Golden Plains Festival.

Much loved locally for their commitment to balancing psych-rock with rock’n’roll dedication and fearless experimentation, the quintet will be drawing on their fifth studio album ‘Death Song’.
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Bryan Adams Announces Regional Concert Run For January 2018


Frontier Touring and Roundhouse Entertainment are delighted to welcome BRYAN ADAMS back to Australia for four very special regional shows in January 2018.

BRYAN ADAMS will appear at two Victorian a day on the green events, playing for the first time in both Geelong and Nagambie.
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BLUESFEST DELIVERS ANOTHER 16 WORLD CLASS ARTISTS FOR THEIR 2018 FESTIVAL


BLUESFEST DELIVERS ANOTHER 16 WORLD CLASS ARTISTS FOR THEIR 2018 FESTIVAL

YOUSSOU N’DOUR
SEAL
MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD
JACKSON BROWNE
JASON ISBELL AND THE 400 UNIT
GOMEZ
RAG ‘N’ BONE MAN
THE ORIGINAL BLUES BROTHERS BAND
JIMMY CLIFF
THE WAILERS
BENJAMIN BOOKER
HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF
CANNED HEAT
WALTER TROUT
ANDRÉ CYMONE
THE TESKEY BROTHERS
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INCUBUS – Returning For Headline Shows March 2018


In 2018, INCUBUS will return to Australia for their first headline tour in six years to play three shows along the east coast in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. These shows will be the first chance for fans to hear new tracks like ‘Nimble Bastard’ and ‘Glitterbomb’ from their aptly titled eighth studio album, 8. As well as a plethora of hits from their expansive back catalogue spanning the past 20 years.
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Tour News : Macklemore – Gemini Australia Tour 2018

After nailing his recent NRL Grand Final performance, four-time Grammy-Award winner Macklemore announced his return for a headline tour this February.

Macklemore is touring in celebration of his new album, Gemini, his first solo album since 2005, following on from the worldwide success for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ albums The Heist (2012) – home to singles ‘Can’t Hold Us’, ‘Thrift Shop’ and ‘Same Love’ – and This Unruly Mess I’ve Made (2016) featuring the smash hit, ‘Downtown’.

Gemini, which peaked at #1 on the iTunes Chart and #3 on the ARIA Album Chart, features hit singles ‘Glorious’ and ‘Good Old Days’. Twice-platinum ‘Glorious’ featuring Skylar Grey, is Macklemore’s fifth ARIA top three single and his first as a solo artist. Also residing in the Top 50 of Billboard’s Hot 100, the track is currently sitting at #2 on the ARIA Chart and at #4 on the iTunes Chart.

Follow up single, ‘Good Old Days’ featuring Kesha, is the latest track to be lifted from Gemini, this week rising to #3 on the iTunes Chart and climbing into the top 20 on the ARIA Singles Chart.

RIVERSTAGE, BRISBANE
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 2

HORDERN PAVILION, SYDNEY
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 3 – Limited tickets
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 4 – Limited tickets
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 11 – 3RD & FINAL SHOW*

FESTIVAL HALL, MELBOURNE
TUESDAY FEBRUARY 6
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 7 – 2ND SHOW

– all ages shows –
*THIRD SYDNEY SHOW ON SALE
2PM TODAY

All Other Shows Are On Sale Now

For complete tour and ticket information, visit:
www.macklemore.com & www.livenation.com.au

Zoo Twilights at Melbourne Zoo announces 2018 lineup

Zoo Twilights at Melbourne Zoo 2018
Friday 26 January – Saturday 10 March 2018

Zoo Twilights at Melbourne Zoo today announce their full lineup for their annual summer concert series. Running every weekend in 2018 from Friday 26 January until Saturday 10 March, Zoo Twilights is the ultimate destination for music lovers of all ages, offering the unparalleled thrill of live music set within the Zoo’s world-class grounds, with every ticket sold going back into Zoos Victoria’s ongoing commitment to fight extinction.
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Jimmy Barnes Announces ‘Working Class Man: An Evening Of Stories & Songs’ National Tour 2018


Jimmy Barnes’ highly anticipated new memoir Working Class Man will be accompanied by a special 30-date national tour.
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Twilight At Taronga 2018 Summer Concert Series Announced


Celebrating summer and live music at the ultimate Sydney Harbour destination, the Twilight at Taronga 2018 Summer Concert Series begins on Friday February 2 and runs until Saturday March 17, held on the lawns of the intimate natural amphitheatre within Taronga Zoo.
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Rodrigo Y Gabriela Return To Play National Australian Theatre Dates In March 2018


Two years on from their last Australian tour, celebrated Mexican instrumental virtuosos RODRIGO Y GABRIELA return to Australia to play national theatre shows in March 2018. Making their debut appearance at WOMADelaide on Friday 9th March, the duo will take in Melbourne’s Forum on Saturday 10th March, Perth’s Astor Theatre on Tuesday 13th March, Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on Thursday 15th March and Brisbane’s The Tivoli on Friday 16th March.
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