Category: Tours – Australian

LENNY KRAVITZ Plus JIMMIE VAUGHAN, THE WATERBOYS & So Many More Added To The Already Stellar Bluesfest 2020 Lineup

LENNY KRAVITZ Plus JIMMIE VAUGHAN, THE WATERBOYS & So Many More Added To The Already Stellar Bluesfest 2020 Lineup

The wait is over! Following our best first announcement ever including Dave Matthews Band, Crowded House, Patti Smith and Her Band and so many more, we are exhilarated to now reveal more incredible artists to join us for the 31st chapter of Bluesfest Byron Bay this Easter. Just added: LENNY KRAVITZ JIMMIE VAUGHAN (exclusive) THE WATERBOYS (exclusive) EAGLES OF DEATH METAL ANI DIFRANCO […]

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LENNY KRAVITZ ANNOUNCES “HERE TO LOVE” WORLD TOUR COMING TO AUSTRALIA IN 2020

LENNY KRAVITZ ANNOUNCES “HERE TO LOVE” WORLD TOUR COMING TO AUSTRALIA IN 2020

One of the most successful and best-selling artists of his generation, Lenny Kravitz has today announced he will return to Australia in April 2020 as part of his “Here to Love” World Tour. The tour, presented by TEG Live, will be Kravitz’s first time back to Australia in over eight years and will commence at Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on […]

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KISS Announce Australian Support Acts

KISS Announce Australian Support Acts

The excitement level of KISS fans is starting to rise, with the rock n roll legends touching down in only four weeks to begin the Australian leg of their farewell world tour. The spectacular ‘End Of The Road’ tour is undoubtedly the biggest and best KISS show ever, receiving amazing reviews from diehard KISS fans and the media.  After sell-out […]

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COLD CHISEL announce national summer concert tour!

COLD CHISEL announce national summer concert tour!

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. Since their legendary Last Stand way back in 1983, Cold Chisel has reformed for just four national tours, but they almost always played indoors and those […]

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10cc The Things We Do For Love Tour

10cc The Things We Do For Love Tour

Following on from their sold out shows across the UK, 10cc have just announced they are returning to our shores.  They will play all the hits that have singled them out as one of the most inventive and influential bands in popular music. 10cc are one of the very few acts to have achieved commercial, critical and creative success in equal measure.  Testament to […]

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GEORGE THOROGOOD Adds Second Sydney Show Due To Phenomenal Demand!

GEORGE THOROGOOD Adds Second Sydney Show Due To Phenomenal Demand!

Having SOLD OUT their first two shows in both Sydney and Melbourne, GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS have today announced a second and final Sydney date on the GOOD TO BE BAD TOUR / 45 YEARS OF ROCK TOUR for Thursday, January 23. Tickets for the second and final Sydney show go on sale at 10am Monday, October 14. My Live Nation members can […]

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VIOLENT FEMMES Australian Tour 2020

VIOLENT FEMMES Australian Tour 2020

Rumour has it that upon enrolment into Australian university students receive a copy of the Violent Femmes eponymous debut. Ten tracks and 36 minutes long, the album features the universal themes of alienation, isolation, sexual frustration and angst – perfect early adult fodder – via songs such as Gone Daddy Gone, Kiss Off, Add it Up, Please Do Not Go and of course, Blister in the Sun. We […]

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AS IT IS Announce 2020 Australian Tour Dates

AS IT IS Announce 2020 Australian Tour Dates

After 18-months of global touring in support of their acclaimed third album “The Great Depression”, AS IT IS have announced they will be returning to Australia in February 2020 for a run of four shows. Tickets for all shows go on sale 10am this Friday, October 4.  My Live Nation members can secure tickets first during the exclusive pre-sale beginning 10am Thursday, October […]

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Legendary Punk Rockers PENNYWISE Announce Australian 2020 Tour

Legendary Punk Rockers PENNYWISE Announce Australian 2020 Tour

Hermosa Beach legends PENNYWISE have today announced an Australian tour, where for the first time ever the So Cal punk rock band will be performing their album ‘Straight Ahead‘ in its entirety plus fan favourites. To celebrate the album’s 20th anniversary Pennywise will be performing all songs from the album and bringing with them long-time touring partners from California, STRUNG OUT and Swedish punk rockers NO FUN […]

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THE LEMONHEADS Return To Australia

THE LEMONHEADS Return To Australia

Handsome Tours is elated to announce the return of beloved alt-rockers The Lemonheads to Australia this December. Since they were formed in Boston, Mass, in 1986 by Evan Dando, the family tree of The Lemonheads has many twisted tentacles and tangential branches, and a host of one-liners etched into its bark. Anyone could be a Lemonhead but for how long who knows? Leastways they’ll […]

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CITY AND COLOUR Announces Australian Headline Tour for April 2020

CITY AND COLOUR Announces Australian Headline Tour for April 2020

City and Colour, acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter Dallas Green, has today revealed that he will return to Australia in April 2020 for an extensive headline tour. Currently in the country to perform exclusively for Brisbane Festival’s Closing Night on 28 September, Dallas has announced he will visit Australia for the 18th time in 2020, to take in Adelaide’s Thebarton Theatre on Wednesday 15 April, Fremantle’s Arts Centre on Friday 17 April, […]

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GALACTIC EMPIRE to tour Australia in November, presented by Destroy All Lines and Supanova

GALACTIC EMPIRE to tour Australia in November, presented by Destroy All Lines and Supanova

Forget Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes, Forget The Max Rebo Band, the best band from a Galaxy Far, Far Away are making their way to Australian shores in November 2019 – GALACTIC EMPIRE! Co-Presented by Destroy All Lines and premier pop culture convention Supanova, Galactic Empire are bringing their Star Wars Metal extravaganza to both Supanova events in Adelaide and Brisbane and to rock venues […]

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FUCKED UP announce Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Headline Shows

FUCKED UP announce Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Headline Shows

Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce the return of roaring Toronto six-piece Fucked Up, heading to Australia for the very first time since 2015 for three exclusive headline shows in October 2019. Live, the Canadians are one of the most momentous, heavy lifting acts on the planet… Don’t delay in grabbing tickets, as these intimate headline shows will sell out! […]

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 10TH 2013;Hunters and Collectors pose for portraits on 10th of September 2013 at Sing Sing Studio in Melbourne Australia. (Photo by Martin Philbey) *** Local Caption ***Hunters and Collectors

THE RED HOT SUMMER TOUR Celebrates 10 Years Of Red Hot Rock New Show Announced For Noosa Due To Popular Demand

The RED HOT SUMMER TOUR celebrates 10 years of Red Hot Rock in 2020 and shows have been selling out like hot cakes! In true style, organisers have put together an incredible all Australian line-up featuring ARIA Hall of Fame inductees Hunters & Collectors who are reuniting to headline the 2020 tour, with special guests James Reyne, The Living End, […]

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JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES plus Jared James Nichols Announce April 2020 Australian Tour

JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES plus Jared James Nichols Announce April 2020 Australian Tour

JOHN 5 is one of the most influential guitarists of our generation. Best known for his time in Marilyn Manson and as the current guitarist for Rob Zombie, JOHN 5 has been a guitar player for some of the biggest headlining rock bands in the world as well as playing session with Paul Stanley, Rod Stewart, Lynyrd Skynyrd and more. Now JOHN 5 is heading to Australia, for his first ever […]

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BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Announce East Coast Australian Tour

BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Announce East Coast Australian Tour

One of the most innovative prog-metal bands in the game, BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, has announced its overdue return to Aussie shores for February 2020. Renowned for their relentless touring, consistently delivering dynamic shows – a frantic, theatrical feast of intense, riffing raw energy – the American five-piece will tear through Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne for three intimate shows only […]

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THE CASANOVAS to Join BACKYARD BABIES On Upcoming Australian Tour

THE CASANOVAS to Join BACKYARD BABIES On Upcoming Australian Tour

It’s been over two years since THE CASANOVAS have played on home soil but the beloved Aussie rockers are back and hitting the road with Swedish rock n’ roll outfit BACKYARD BABIES. Following their packed-out European tour in 2017, THE CASANOVAS have spent the past two years writing and recording their fourth studio album which is due to be released in 2020. Earlier this year, THE CASANOVAS welcomed the newest member […]

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GEOFF TATE’S ‘OPERATION MINDCRIME’ Announces 2020 Australian Shows

GEOFF TATE’S ‘OPERATION MINDCRIME’ Announces 2020 Australian Shows

HARDLINE MEDIA proudly present GEOFF TATE’S OPERATION MINDCRIME! The legendary frontman returns to Australia with his band to perform the classic concept album “Operation Mindcrime” in its entirety, and much more! BRISBANE, SYDNEY and MELBOURNE get ready! Multi-platinum selling, Grammy nominated singer/songwriter GEOFF TATE is regarded as one of the most skilled and iconic vocalists in the rock and metal genres. His soaring vocals combined with his complex, lyrical content […]

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Legendary UK band QUIREBOYS set to tour Australia for the first time – Dates confirmed for February 2020

Legendary UK band QUIREBOYS set to tour Australia for the first time – Dates confirmed for February 2020

Lovers of fine rock are in for a rare treat come February 2020, when renowned UK band QUIREBOYS tours Australia for the very first time. Quireboys will hit the road with special guests Palace Of The King for four exclusive shows – February 20 at The Gov, Adelaide, February 21 at Sydney’s Factory Theatre, February 22 at Prince Bandroom, Melbourne and concluding on February 23 […]

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LIAM GALLAGHER Australian and New Zealand 2019

LIAM GALLAGHER Australian and New Zealand 2019

Once voted by the readers of Q Magazine as the “greatest front man of all time”, living legend Liam Gallagher will return to Australia and New Zealand in December as he celebrates the release of his massively anticipated second solo record, Why Me? Why Not? (out Sept 20). Shows in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Auckland will give Australasian audiences a chance […]

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+LIVE+, BUSH & Stone Temple Pilots Come Together for One Giant Rock Carnival! Under The Southern Stars

+LIVE+, BUSH & Stone Temple Pilots Come Together for One Giant Rock Carnival! Under The Southern Stars

+LIVE+, BUSH & STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Come Together for One Giant Rock Carnival! Including Rose Tattoo & Electric Mary plus more and introducing the UTSS Village & Playground! Under the Southern Stars are thrilled to announce their spectacular Rock Carnival Festival Series coming to you this April 2020. Playing together for the first time in Australia will be +LIVE+, BUSH and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS! Celebrating 25 years since the release of their iconic Throwing Copper album, +LIVE+ are one […]

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BOOM CRASH OPERA returns with DALE RYDER – Celebrating 30 Years of ‘These Here Are Crazy Times’, tour dates confirmed with MACHINATIONS

BOOM CRASH OPERA returns with DALE RYDER – Celebrating 30 Years of ‘These Here Are Crazy Times’, tour dates confirmed with MACHINATIONS

Much loved 80’s Australian band BOOM CRASH OPERA is set to make a stunning comeback with charismatic lead singer, Dale Ryder.  Ryder will join Peter ‘Maz’ Maslen, Peter Farnan and John Favaro for the November tour which celebrates the 30th anniversary of the band’s second album, ‘These Here Are Crazy Times’. Joining Boom Crash Opera will be 80’s synch pop band Machinations. The two bands […]

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Good Things Festival 2019 Line Up is Here!!

Good Things Festival 2019 Line Up is Here!!

Looking back at last year’s inaugural Good Things Festival, it’s hard to not feel your engines revving once more; it was an absolute blast of a time. The greatest thing since Saturday morning cartoons, some have said. We aren’t sure who exactly, but some. Definitely. Surely. Good Things Festival and the crowd of hard-scheming Muttleys that made its 2018 event possible are […]

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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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Nirvana Tribute (UK) Announce Australian Tour

Nirvana Tribute (UK) Announce Australian Tour

NIRVANA, put simply, changed the course of music, over a few short years, defined a genre, and maintains an unscarred legacy with their biggest hits being a staple of rock radio all over the world. Whilst the band may no longer exist, they are firmly entrenched in the history books of pop and rock culture as one of the most […]

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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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