|Norway’s red tracksuit party masters Datarock are excited to announce they will be returning to Australia in May for Groovin’ the Moo and will be partying it up with special headline shows along the east coast.
Datarock will be performing at The Zoo in Brisbane 4th May, Oxford Art Factory in Sydney 5th May and East Brunswick Club in Melbourne 12th May.
|Marina & The Diamonds will be performing at Falls Festival, Field Day Festival and Southbound Festival. In addition Chugg Entertainment and XIII Touring are pleased to announce two exclusive sideshows @ The Hi Fi, Melbourne Tuesday 28th Dec and @ Factory Theatre, Sydney Thursday 30th Dec.|
“Hailed as the new Kate Bush and certain to be one of 2010’s most ubiquitous tips, her debut album proves she’s got the depth of tunes and ideas to match the hype.”- The Guardian
Continue reading MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS Headline Shows – December 2010
|Just as the midsummer season heats up, so too will Canadian natives, Born Ruffians, when they make their welcome return to our fair shores. With their infectious, raw live show in tow, the band will be playing several Australian dates to ring in the New Year.
Born Ruffians’ will be kicking off their Australian tour at Melbourne’s Northcote Social Club on Sunday 2 January, before
heading north to Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory on Monday 3 January and then up to The Zoo in Brisbane for a show on Tuesday 4 January, then finishing up on Thursday 6 January at Fowler’s Live in Adelaide.
Continue reading BORN RUFFIANS Australian Tour – January 2011 [Tour News]
GUITAR LEGEND SANTANA RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
In Concert with his Guitar Heaven Tour
Chugg Entertainment today announces that come March, one of the greatest musicians and legendary guitarists of our generation is set to ignite Australian & New Zealand shores. Toting a style that defies definition, immediately recognizable yet unlike any other, Santana’s fusion of Latin rock, blues, soul and jazz comes in full swing on stage in a way that transcends time and the limits of genre typecasting.
The GUITAR HEAVEN TOUR begins on Sunday 13th March at Sandalford Estate Swan Valley in Perth, followed by Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday 16th March, and then the Adelaide Entertainment Centre on Thursday 17th March before heading to New Zealand for shows at Vector Arena in Auckland on Sunday 20th March and Christchurch’s CBS Canterbury Arena on Tuesday 22nd March. The tour then heads back to Australia for a performance at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Thursday 24th March, then Sydney’s Acer Arena on Friday 25th March. The tour then concludes with a very special performance at Hope Estate in the Hunter Valley on Saturday 26th March, where Santana will be joined by very special guests The Doobie Brothers.
Continue reading Guitar Legend SANTANA to tour Australia in March 2011! [Tour News]
| Chugg Entertainment and XIII Touring are pleased to announce Biffy Clyro headline shows at Factory Theatre Sydney Saturday 11th December (ALL AGES) and Thursday 16th Decmber at The Hi Fi Melbourne (18+).
Mercury Prize nominated Scottish rock royalty ‘Biffy Clyro’ are returning to Australia this December to storm our cities with their astounding live shows!
Chugg Entertainment has announced that in the wake of these Camden shows and headline performances at this year’s Coachella and Glastonbury festivals, Gorillaz will be making their long awaited live debut in Australia & New Zealand in December 2010. With headline performances so far this year featuring appearances from the full Gorillaz entourage including Bashy, De La Soul, Mick Jones & Paul Simonon (The Clash), Kano, Little Dragon, Mos Def, National Orchestra for Arabic Music, Gruff Rhys, Shaun Ryder and Bobby Womack, we can’t wait to see who’ll be making the journey to Australia… Continue reading GORILLAZ Announce PLASTIC BEACH Tour for December 2010
|Florence + The Machine is without a doubt one of the hottest acts touring Australia this year, with tickets for her Sydney and Melbourne Splendour In The Grass side shows selling out in no time, and a Perth sell out is imminent.|
|Chugg Entertainment and Sun Touring Company announced today that legendary rock act, THE CULT, will be heading to Australia as part of their “Love” Live Tour, with confirmed dates in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth in May, 2010.
This will be the first time THE CULT has toured Australia in 15 years, last performing as part of the Big Day Out in 1995.
Chugg Entertainment confirmed John Mayer’s seven-date tour of New Zealand and Australia this April and May, including concerts in Newcastle and Wollongong.
Bringing, in song, his latest on love, heartbreak and life lessons, it’s a wiser, more enlightened Mayer who, with the 70’s and 80’s California rock/pop sound of his new album, Battle Studies, heads to the Antipodes for a tour of the same name.
– John Mayer available at iTunes
The tour plays New Zealand first kicking off at Wellington’s TSB Bank Arena on Tuesday April 27 and Auckland’s Vector Arena on Wednesday April 28.
In Australia the tour starts at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on April 30, then Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena on May 3.
Continue reading JOHN MAYER Touring Australia & New Zealand – April/May 2010
|Blitzen Trapper is a group of native Northwesterners, most of whom grew up in Salem, Oregon. They have lived and played together in Portland since 2000. Critics and fans have compared their music to just about everything; there have been calls to coin a new genre. Blitzen Trapper‘s Pavement-meets-Southern rock sound, grabs influences from The Grateful Dead, Neil Young, Big Star and Frank Zappa while playing in a scene that spawned The Shins, Fleet Foxes and Elliott Smith.|
[Photo by: Stuart Blythe]
Chugg Entertainment and EMI Music are excited to announce that Bob Evans and his full band will open for Keith Urban on his “Escape Together World Tour” which begins in Melbourne on Saturday December 12 and will be the perfect way to kick off the holiday season.
The two-hour, high-energy concert event starts in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 12 December, before travelling north to Wollongong’s WIN Entertainment Centre on Monday 14 December. Next on the itinerary is Sydney’s Entertainment Centre on Wednesday 16 December before finishing up in Keith’s home state, performing at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Friday 18 December. Tickets for all shows are on sale now.
[Photo credit: Danny Clinch]
|Pearl Jam announced today that they will play a series of outdoor shows in November in Australia and New Zealand, in support of their new album, Backspacer.
Pearl Jam will be returning to Australia for the first time in 3 years, bringing with them their old touring mates, Ben Harper and Relentless7 and Liam Finn, to play for one night only in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Auckland and Christchurch. Tickets for all shows go on sale on Monday 17 August.
|Chugg Entertainment proudly presents ELVIS COSTELLO RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA ON HIS SOLO TOUR IN OCTOBER
With special guest Shelley Harland
ELVIS COSTELLO has followed his musical curiosity in a career spanning more than three decades. He is probably best known for his performances with The Attractions, The Imposters and his concert appearances with pianist Steve Nieve.
With a new album SECRET, PROFANE AND SUGARCANE just released, produced by T Bone Burnett, during a three-day session at Nashville’s Sound Emporium Studio, comes the announcement that he will hit the road with an Australian tour in October this year. This very special tour will feature Elvis, his guitars, his songs and his stories!
|Chugg Entertainment and David M. Hawkins are proud to present the long awaited return of award winning superstar Liza Minnelli. Bringing her unstoppable Minnelli magic to Australia, Liza will tour nationally during October in an unmatchable concert performance. Based on her current hit Broadway show “Liza’s At The Palace”, the evening will feature an incomparable Minnelli songfest including many of her personal favourites and signature hits.
Along with a twelve-piece orchestra led by conductor/drummer Michael Berkowitz and pianist/musical supervisor Billy Stritch,the performance will feature many of Liza’s showstoppers such as “Cabaret”, “Maybe This Time” and “Theme From New York, New York” – all written especially for her by the legendary Broadway song writing partnership of John Kander and Fred Ebb.
Directed by Ron Lewis, this concert performance of almost two hours duration (with interval), will be full of personal stories, anecdotes and heartfelt reminiscences.
Liza Minnelli was born in Los Angeles into show business royalty. With her mother Judy Garland and her father the Award winning director Vincent Minnelli, her’s is the only family where both parents and child have won an Oscar. Her god parents were Ira Gershwin and Kay Thompson. Liza made her screen debut in 1949 as a toddler with her mother in the MGM movie musical In the Good Old Summertime.
One of the world’s best-loved entertainers, she won Tony awards for Flora, the Red Menace in 1965 and
|What was called an early Valentine’s gift for New York fans, today became a love letter penned exclusively for Australia and New Zealand.
Simon & Garfunkel, ranked among the greatest artists of all time, are to tour the Antipodes for eight concerts in June promoter Michael Chugg, Executive Chairman of Chugg Entertainment, announced today.
The world’s first and only confirmed 2009 tour dates for the beloved duo; the news comes just weeks after their surprise three-song performance at New York’s Beacon Theatre on Valentine’s eve.
Having not visited Australia for more than 25 years, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel will kick off their antipodean tour in New Zealand playing Auckland’s Vector Arena on Saturday June 13.
Continue reading SIMON & GARFUNKEL IN CONCERT @ Brisbane Entertainment Centre – 17 June 2009