Live, Past Tours, Tours - Australian — January 25, 2013 at 10:05 pm

Counting Crows add a 2nd Melbourne show

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COUNTING CROWS IN THEIR FIRST AUSTRALIAN HEADLINE TOUR IN NINE YEARS

DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND – 2ND MELBOURNE SHOW ADDED!

FRIDAY JANUARY 25, 2013

COUNTING CROWS, the multi-platinum American rock band, have confirmed a second and final Melbourne show due to overwhelming demand.  The seven-piece head Down Under for what will be their first national headline tour since 2004, following the April 2012 release of their first new album in more than four years, ‘Underwater Sunshine (Or What We Did On Our Summer Vacation)’.  Counting Crows will perform their final Melbourne performance at Hamer Hall on Sunday March 31.  Tickets for this show will go on sale at 9am next Friday, February 1.

Only a handful of tickets remain available for the first show on Saturday March 30. Head to www.livenation.com.au for full tour and ticketing information.

With five studio albums, multiple live albums, a ‘best of’ album and soundtrack appearances, plus Grammy and Oscar nominations already under their collective belt, the Crows’ sixth studio album ‘Underwater Sunshine’ offers something of a different depth and inspired direction.

The album delivers 15 beautifully interpreted songs from the early 1960s up to 2012, honouring lesser-known tracks from a varied range of artists including: Gram Parsons, Bob Dylan, The Faces, Teenage Fanclub, Travis and Kasey Anderson.

Formed in 1991 and hailing from the San Francisco Bay area, Counting Crows – Adam Duritz (vocals), Jim Bogios (drums), David Bryson (guitar), Charlie Gillingham (keyboards), David Immergluck (guitar), Millard Powers (bass) and Dan Vickrey (guitar) – burst into life with their 1993, seven-times platinum classic debut album ‘August and Everything After’, featuring the massive hit single ‘Mr Jones’.

Still thriving critically and commercially after 20 years, Counting Crows have sold more than 20 million albums worldwide.

Don’t miss an evening with one of America’s finest bands, Counting Crows, on their 2013 national tour performing at:

BRISBANE QPAC CONCERT HALL WEDNESDAY MARCH 27

MELBOURNE ARTS CENTRE MELBOURNE, HAMER HALL SATURDAY MARCH 30 limited tix

MELBOURNE ARTS CENTRE MELBOURNE, HAMER HALL SUNDAY MARCH 31 2nd show!

PERTH CONCERT HALL WEDNESDAY APRIL 3

ADELAIDE HER MAJESTY’S THEATRE SATURDAY APRIL 6

SYDNEY SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE TUESDAY APRIL 9 sold out!

SYDNEY SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE WEDNESDAY APRIL 10 2nd show!

Also appearing at Bluesfest, Byron Bay, on Thursday March 28

2ND MELBOURNE SHOW ON SALE 9AM FRIDAY FEBRUARY 1

Counting Crows fan club pre-sale from midday Tuesday Jan 29 until 5pm Thursday Jan 31

My Live Nation pre-sale from midday Wednesday Jan 30 until 5pm Thursday Jan 31

MyTM pre-sale from 9am Thursday Jan 31 until 8am Friday Feb 1

All other shows on sale now

For complete tour and ticket information, visit: www.countingcrows.com or www.livenation.com.au

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