Category: Tours – Australian

GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL Date & Venue Announcement

GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL Date & Venue Announcement

In December 2018, good things came to Australia and alternative music fans were treated to a brand-new summer music festival which made its way up the east coast. After a hugely successful first year, Good Things Festival will return to Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane in December 2019. We promise it’ll be the best one yet. Sydney fans, we have some news for […]

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Rock Legend GEORGE THOROGOOD Is Bringing The “Good To Be Bad / 45 Years Of Rock” Tour To Australia This January

Rock Legend GEORGE THOROGOOD Is Bringing The “Good To Be Bad / 45 Years Of Rock” Tour To Australia This January

GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS announce the continuation of their “Rock Party Tour” into 2020 with two very special Australian shows, starting Monday, January 20 at Melbourne’s iconic Forum Theatre and in Sydney at the Enmore Theatre on Wednesday, January 22. Having toured extensively across North America, with more than 20 shows already completed on the Rock The Party Tour, it’s Australia’s […]

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THE DARKNESS Announce ‘Easter Is Cancelled’ Australia and New Zealand Tour 2020

THE DARKNESS Announce ‘Easter Is Cancelled’ Australia and New Zealand Tour 2020

The Darkness will be spreading their Easter Is Cancelled message across the land with an Australian and New Zealand headline tour in March 2020. On a mission to lead us to the sunlit uplands of inclusivity, togetherness and rock’ n’ roll fellowship, The Darkness will play shows in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Auckland. These performances promise to be incredibly special, reflecting the grand scope and vision […]

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DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, CROWDED HOUSE, PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND, and others announced in Bluesfest’s first line-up announcement for 2020!

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, CROWDED HOUSE, PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND, and others announced in Bluesfest’s first line-up announcement for 2020!

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, CROWDED HOUSE, PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND and many more will ensure our 31st Bluesfest Byron Bay rocks next Easter! The 31st annual Byron Bay Bluesfest is taking place from 9th – 13th April 2020 and is set to be the best festival yet! The first of many line up announcements also includes the legend GEORGE BENSON and BRANDI CARLILE, both making their Bluesfest debuts. The Bluesfest 2020 […]

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ALICE COOPER ANNOUNCES 2020 AUSTRALIAN TOUR

ALICE COOPER ANNOUNCES 2020 AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Iconic shock rocker and Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper has announced he’s returning to Australia in February 2020 with his all-new “Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back” show.  Special guests with Alice Cooper on the Australian leg of this international tour will be Aussie rock stalwartsAirbourne along with MC50, featuring Wayne Kramer of the legendary MC5 with an all-star band performing MC5 classics. Having […]

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THE ANGELS and BABY ANIMALS Join Forces For National Tour This Nov/Dec

THE ANGELS and BABY ANIMALS Join Forces For National Tour This Nov/Dec

Two of Australia’s greatest rock bands, The Angels and Baby Animals will hit the road together this November and December for a string of shows nationally, ‘They Who Rock 2019’. Fronted by Dave Gleeson and Suze DeMarchi respectively, two of the country’s most dynamic performers, fans can look forward to an ultimate night of rock from these incredible live acts – complete with a massive set list. Songs such […]

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BILLY IDOL Announces Brisbane & Sydney Headline Shows – January/February 2020 | First Artist Announced For Melbourne’s 2020 AO Live Stage

BILLY IDOL Announces Brisbane & Sydney Headline Shows – January/February 2020 | First Artist Announced For Melbourne’s 2020 AO Live Stage

‘White Wedding’, ‘Dancing With Myself’, ‘Rebel Yell’, ‘Flesh For Fantasy’, ‘Eyes Without A Face’… with a huge list of global hit singles to his name including 8 x US Top 20 hits, rock icon Billy Idol needs little introduction to fans. Frontier Touring are thrilled to welcome back the inimitable punk superstar and Grammy nominee for a series of special headline shows in January/February 2020 – Idol’s first […]

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The Beasts ‘Still Here’ National Tour November/December 2019

The Beasts ‘Still Here’ National Tour November/December 2019

Age shall not weary The Beasts, although the years may condemn. After the emotional and frankly devastating loss of their fellow footsoldiers and Australian musical icons Brian Hooper and Spencer P Jones in 2018, Tex Perkins and compadres Kim Salmon, Tony Pola, Boris Sujdovic and Charlie Owen resolved to continue carrying the torch of the unstoppable life force that is the […]

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Southern Sons announce their 2019 Reunion Tour

Southern Sons announce their 2019 Reunion Tour

It has been more than two decades since iconic 1990s four-piece Southern Sons performed together. Now, in a special coup for music fans, the beloved band are coming back together for a 2019 Reunion tour, featuring all their classic hits. Original members Jack Jones, Virgil Donati, Geoff Cain and Peter Bowman will undertake a whirlwind tour throughout November and December, taking music […]

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mclusky* 2020 Australian Tour

mclusky* 2020 Australian Tour

Handsome Tours is delighted to present, for the first time in 15 years, mclusky*. Featuring Future of the Left members Andrew “Falco” Falkous and Jack Egglestone, with the addition of Damien Sayell from the St Pierre Snake Invasion, the Cardiff outfit will be playing venues in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane in January. mclusky* were a band between 1999 and 2005, in which […]

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THE RED HOT SUMMER TOUR Celebrates 10 Years Of Red Hot Rock In 2020

THE RED HOT SUMMER TOUR Celebrates 10 Years Of Red Hot Rock In 2020

The RED HOT SUMMER TOUR celebrates 10 years of Red Hot Rock in 2020 and in true style, organisers have put together an incredible all Australian line-up for a massive four-month series of dates. In an incredible coup for music-fans, ARIA Hall of Fame inductees Hunters & Collectors are reuniting to headline the 2020 tour, bringing with them special guests […]

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Danny Wornsop (Asking Alexandria) & Tommy Vext (Bad Wolves) Announce Australian Acoustic Dates!

Danny Wornsop (Asking Alexandria) & Tommy Vext (Bad Wolves) Announce Australian Acoustic Dates!

Two of rock’s most iconic modern day voices are coming to Australia for a world-first set of co-headline acoustic dates! Asking Alexandria’s Danny Worsnop and Bad Wolves’ Tommy Vext will bring their raw, un-plugged sound to Australian audiences this December as a special pre-Christmas treat. Founder and vocalist of British metalcore royalty Asking Alexandria, Danny Worsnop is a name synonymous […]

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ROSS THE BOSS Announces – 35th anniversary of MANOWAR’S ‘HAIL TO ENGLAND’album played in its entirety Australian and NZ Tour

ROSS THE BOSS Announces – 35th anniversary of MANOWAR’S ‘HAIL TO ENGLAND’album played in its entirety Australian and NZ Tour

Ross The Boss, Manowar’s co-founder and definitive guitar god, takes no prisoners when he and his earth shattering band pounds out “Hail to England” in all its decibel meter destroying glory. Formed in 1980, Manowar launched an all-out assault on complacent boring metal. Bombastic, epic and above all exhilaratingly LOUD, Manowar sought to destroy all who stood in their path. Led by Joey […]

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THE MARK OF CAIN “Battlesick” 30th Anniversary National Tour

THE MARK OF CAIN “Battlesick” 30th Anniversary National Tour

The Mark Of Cain return to the stage this October performing their debut album Battlesick in its entirety. Originally released in 1989 via indie Adelaide label Dominator Battlesick sounded like no Australian album before it or since. Tracks like Wake Up, Dead Man’s Mail, The Setback, Call in Anger and the title track addressed the fear of dreams, the threat of death, anger over disappointment and personal […]

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ORCHESTRA OF DOOM (Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe) Announce Exclusive Australian Shows

ORCHESTRA OF DOOM (Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe) Announce Exclusive Australian Shows

When the finest modern-day musical genre unites with the world’s most refined and revered stylistic approach to music, it is inevitable that the outcome will be nothing short of stunning. Ladies and gentlemen, if you will, imagine a scenario whereby the music of Black Sabbath – the originators of the entire heavy metal genre – has been turned on its head and lovingly reimagined […]

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MICHAEL SWEET (Stryper) Announces Australian Solo Acoustic Shows

MICHAEL SWEET (Stryper) Announces Australian Solo Acoustic Shows

With a successful 2018 tour with STRYPER under his belt, MICHAEL SWEET is heading back to Australia, thanks to Silverback Touring for his first ever solo shows down under this November. Expect to hear the STRYPER hits, his solo material, plus a few surprises, and a story or two, in a series of intimate acoustic shows along the East Coast. He’s fronted one of the most trailblazing groups […]

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THE SUPERJESUS announce double live album ‘SUMO 20 LIVE’ + National tour

Australian rock legends The Superjesus have today announced a new recording, The Superjesus SUMO 20 LIVE – a double live album recorded during their massive 20thanniversary tour of their celebrated debut album SUMO, set for release on September 6 and available to preorder from July 4. And not only will fans be able to re-live the hits, b-sides and rareties through this killer live […]

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NEW YEARS DAY Announce “Unbreakable” Debut Headline Australian Tour

NEW YEARS DAY Announce “Unbreakable” Debut Headline Australian Tour

One year on from the success of their potent performance at Download Festival Australia, NEW YEARS DAY will touch down for their first-ever Australian headline tour in March 2020. New Years Day, the U.S. metal five-piece lead by powerhouse Ash Costello, made their debut Aussie appearances hitting Download’s Avalanche Stage in Melbourne and Sydney last March, immediately setting about performing a killer […]

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BACKYARD BABIES Announce October 2019 Australian Tour

BACKYARD BABIES Announce October 2019 Australian Tour

For 30 years, BACKYARD BABIES has delivered top of the line dirty rock ‘n’ roll, both live and recorded. The fact that the original four guys that started the band still are playing together, is next to unique. Now for the first time in over a decade, BACKYARD BABIES are touring Australia thanks to Silverback Touring. In 1989 childhood friends […]

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TEX PERKINS Celebrates The 10th Anniversary Of The Man In Black – The Songs & Story Of Johnny Cash

TEX PERKINS Celebrates The 10th Anniversary Of The Man In Black – The Songs & Story Of Johnny Cash

This year marks an auspicious anniversary for Tex Perkins, it is a decade since he first took to the stage with his award-winning The Man In Black – The Songs & Story of Johnny Cash show. Since its inception, The Man In Black show has been lauded by critics and fans alike. The show won Tex and his crew a Helpmann Award for Best Contemporary […]

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U2: THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2019 – SECOND AND FINAL SYDNEY SHOW ANNOUNCED

U2: THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2019 – SECOND AND FINAL SYDNEY SHOW ANNOUNCED

Due to demand, Live Nation is excited to confirm that a 2nd and final show for U2 THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2019 has now been confirmed for Saturday, November 23 at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The announcement follows confirmation earlier today that a second and final show had been added in Auckland on Saturday, November 9 at Mt. Smart Stadium. Tickets for […]

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DIESEL Announces ‘Sunset Suburbia’ Trilogy + Australian Tour

DIESEL Announces ‘Sunset Suburbia’ Trilogy + Australian Tour

Australian hit machine Diesel has today announced the Sunset Suburbia project: a trilogy of EPs leading into an album in 2020. And to coincide with the release of new music, Diesel will hit the road once again this October. With his powerhouse band, Diesel will showcase songs from all three Sunset Suburbia EPs, plus hits and fan favourites spanning 30 years of music making. Diesel says, […]

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BASS DRUM OF DEATH (US) Australian Tour October 2019

BASS DRUM OF DEATH (US) Australian Tour October 2019

Bass Drum of Death are heading back to Australia for the first time in over four years this October to bring their primordial garage quicksand to Yours & Owls Festival in Wollongong, along with exclusive intimate headline shows in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Since their now legendary Australian tour in 2015 on a heavyweight triple bill with DZ Deathrays and Hockey Dad, which saw them packing out venues over multiple night […]

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GRINSPOON Announce Extensive National Chemical Hearts Tour In October/November

GRINSPOON Announce Extensive National Chemical Hearts Tour In October/November

Legendary Aussie rockers Grinspoon have today announced their epic Chemical Hearts national tour, set to make its way around the country in October and November, supported by The Hard Aches, Gooch Palms and Bugs.  In celebration of the tour, the band will be releasing a Chemical Hearts vinyl record on the day the tour kicks off, October 11, with a tracklist that will offer fans a nostalgic taste of what’s […]

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Palace Of The King + The Poor – Announce When The King Met The Poor Tour August 2019!

Palace Of The King + The Poor – Announce When The King Met The Poor Tour August 2019!

Melbourne rockers Palace Of The King recently released a brand new rock n roll belter in the shape of One Of These Days The track is the first new music since the release of Get Right With You Maker in April 2018 Check out the video here! https://youtu.be/dVU79uk_xHI Download/Stream One Of These Days now! smarturl.it/oneofthesedays The band have just added a stack of dates with one of Australia’s […]

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ONE ELECTRIC DAY EXPANDS NATIONALLY IN 2019

ONE ELECTRIC DAY EXPANDS NATIONALLY IN 2019

ONE ELECTRIC DAY EXPANDS NATIONALLY IN 2019 JOHN FARNHAM HEADLINES ACROSS VIC, TAS, SA, NSW & QLD TICKETS ON SALE 10AM AEST THURSDAY 6THJUNE 2019 As it heads into its seventh year, one of Melbourne’s favourite one-day festivals, ONE ELECTRIC DAY, is going national. In an exciting coup for music-lovers, the all-Aussie rock festival, which has sold out annually since […]

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U2: THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2019

U2: THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2019

Live Nation is excited to confirm that U2 will bring their acclaimed Joshua Tree Tour to New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Singapore and South Korea later this year. The band broke the news directly to fans this morning via Twitter. See https://twitter.com/U2 Following the highly successful 2017 tour in celebration of the band’s seminal album, The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 will […]

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DEAF HAVANA Announce First Ever Australian Headline Tour

DEAF HAVANA Announce First Ever Australian Headline Tour

Following the release of their fifth studio album ‘Rituals’, British alt rock turned ‘hard pop’ band Deaf Havana are returning to Australian shores in August – rejuvenated, rebooted and ready to go.Deaf Havana have been an enduring force in the British alt rock scene for almost a decade and a half, releasing five studio albums over 14 years. Their latest effort, ‘Rituals’, was released […]

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Final Ever Australian KISS Show Announced

Final Ever Australian KISS Show Announced

Rock n roll legends KISS have announced one final show for their farewell END OF THE ROAD Australian tour – their very last concert ever on our shores. The band will return to Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena at the end of the Australian tour for a third and final show on Saturday November 30.  Tickets will go on sale on Wednesday 29 May at 10.00am […]

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JIMMY BARNES announces Shutting Down Your Town tour!

JIMMY BARNES announces Shutting Down Your Town tour!

Jimmy Barnes has today announced his biggest headlining tour of this century – Shutting Down Your Town – playing all his classic hits plus highlights from his acclaimed new album, My Criminal Record, released Friday, 31 May 2019 on Bloodlines. The Shutting Down Your Town Tour will see Jimmy and his band heading across Australia and New Zealand in September, October and November with tickets to all shows going on sale to the General […]

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