Anita's Theatre Thirroul

The official website of Anita's Theatre, a premiere live music and theatre venue, nestled in the beautiful town of Thirroul, close to the major centres of Sydney and Wollongong.

Anita's Theatre is a premier live music and theatre venue, nestled in the beautiful town of Thirroul, close to the major centres of Sydney and Wollongong.

Suzanne Vega: In Concert
Jul
27
8:00 PM20:00

Suzanne Vega: In Concert

Price: $89.90
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Grammy-award-nominated artist Suzanne Vega will continue her world Anniversary Tour and return to Australian with her full band, for a special run of theatre shows in July and August! 

Last year, the singer-songwriter celebrated the 30th and 25th anniversaries, respectively, of her albums Solitude Standing and 99.9F. She’ll play tracks from these albums and take Australian audiences on a journey with her distinctive vocals and many of the songs that encapsulate an iconic career including ‘Marlene on the Wall’ from her 1985 self-titled debut, and ‘Tom's Diner’ and ‘Luka’ from her breakthrough 1987 album Solitude Standing.

Suzanne Vega has sold more than 7 million albums and has been nominated for 7 Grammy awards. She has become an authentic voice of womanhood and a tuneful cult figure – she tours constantly and continues to play sold-out concerts across the globe in some of the world's best-known halls and arenas.

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Top Dog Film Festival
Jul
28
5:30 PM17:30

Top Dog Film Festival

Price: $28.00
All Ages Event
Mode: GA SEATED

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Doors open: 5pm
Show starts: 5.30pm

The Top Dog Film Festival is back and you'd be barking mad to miss it. 

The program is comprised of short films by independent filmmakers around the globe and explores the connection between humans and their dogs through entertaining and insightful stories.

The Top Dog Film Festival presents a 2-hour cinematic celebration honouring the bond between dogs and their people. This carefully curated program of canine-themed films is comprised of the most inspirational, heartwarming and entertaining stories about dogs and their human companions, from independent films makers around the globe.

Get your tickets before they all sell out – you’d be barking mad to miss it!!

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Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour
Jul
28
8:00 PM20:00

Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour

Price: $28.00
All Ages Event
Mode: GA SEATED

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Born out of a desire to showcase strong, inspirational, adventurous women, the Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour presents a carefully curated selection of short films that will entertain, enthral and empower. 

Come and celebrate the wonderful wild women of the outdoors who don’t mind getting a little dirty in their pursuit of adventure.  

Enjoy stories of empowering women, told in their own voice on the big screen.

ONE NIGHT ONLY at the Anita's Theatre

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 Cosentino: The Grand Illusionist
Aug
3
8:00 PM20:00

Cosentino: The Grand Illusionist

Price: From $55.98
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Australia’s world-renowned entertainer and ‘International Magician of the Year’, Cosentino, will be performing his spectacular live show for one night only in Newcastle and Thirroul. 

Join Cosentino as he performs death-defying escapes that will thrill your senses, mind boggling stage illusions and cutting-edge street magic that twists your view of reality. His trademark blend of dance and magic with a touch of hilarious audience participation will take you on a journey that will captivate fans, new and old, until the very last mind-bending moment.

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1978: The Hits
Aug
4
8:00 PM20:00

1978: The Hits

Price: $65.07
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

1978 – The Hits! Whether you were there or not this night will have you singing and dancing along, and feeling like you're livin' back in the 70's. Take a sensational journey through the biggest hits from a magic year 40 years ago with timeless classics which are as fresh as the day that they were released. 

Guest vocalists Hugh Wilson (Lenny Kravitz Band), Melinda Jackson (Rogue Traders), Mark Dacosta (Aust Idol), Glenn Whitehall (The Voice) and Carmel Mesiti (Doug Parkinson band) will join a 6 piece band under the creative direction of Joseph Calderazzo (guitars/Jenny Morris Band) including Charmaine Ford, Fenix Martinez & Andres Hyde to deliver superb renditions of classics by Foreigner, Toto, Cheap Trick, Kate Bush, Abba, The Police and many more.

You don't want to miss this!

The Hits: Hot blooded – Foreigner, Hold the line – Toto, In my life – Billy Joel, Just what I needed – The Cars, Baker street – Gerry Rafferty, Can we still be friends – Todd Rundgren, Surrender – Cheap Trick, Life’s been good – Joe Walsh, I can’t stand losing you – Police, Wuthering Heights – Kate Bush, The name of the game – Abba, Copacabana – Barry Manilow, Night Fever – Bee Gees

Hollywood nights – Bob Seeger, Pump it up – Elvis Costello, Hopelessly devoted to you – Olivia Newton-John 

plus heaps more…………

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Herman’s Hermits: 6 O’Clock Hop
Aug
11
6:00 PM18:00

Herman’s Hermits: 6 O’Clock Hop

Price: From $50.80
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 5pm
Show starts: 6pm

Herman's Hermits, one of the biggest 60's British Invasion bands, are bringing their '6 O'Clock Hop' tour to Australia in August/September 2018 where every show starts at 6pm sharp. 

Their Australian No. 1 hits, 'Mrs. Brown you've got a lovely daughter' and 'No milk today' made the group one of the most popular groups of the day here in Australia. 

Herman's Hermits first toured Australia in 1966 on the 'Caravan of Stars 66' tour with Tom Jones in support. Since 1971 and the departure of Peter Noone to pursue a solo career in the music business, the group has never stopped. Original member Barry Whitwam, has guided the band from strength to strength into one of the hardest working acts in the business - they still average more than 200 concerts per year.

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Kings of the Keys (Liam Cooper)
Aug
18
8:00 PM20:00

Kings of the Keys (Liam Cooper)

Price: $44.78
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Billy Joel, Elton John, Ray Charles, Freddie Mercury, Peter Allen…the list goes on. Kings of the Keys celebrates the timeless music of illustrious rock and roll piano royalty. This epic show is more than just a tribute to the artists, it is a true celebration of the music and its inspiration. A rockumentary-style commentary will seamlessly guide you through the expertly curated playlist that includes recent chart toppers and one-hit wonders, alongside classics such as I Go to Rio, Rocket Man, New York State of Mind, Walking in Memphis, Bohemian Rhapsody and, of course, Piano Man - plus many more. Vocalist Liam Cooper leads the show on grand piano backed by a killer live band of drums, bass, guitar and trio of horns. With 20 years' performance experience, Liam is a regular on the Sydney live music scene.

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Women’s Adventure Film Tour
Sep
4
7:00 PM19:00

Women’s Adventure Film Tour

Price: $27.49
All Ages Event
Mode: GA SEATED

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Doors open: 6pm
Show starts: 7pm

The Women's Adventure Film Tour features some of the world's most inspiring women in adventure. This tour is a celebration of the fantastic women around us who are doing extraordinary things.  The films are to be enjoyed by women and men of all ages!

In a global first it was launched to a sell-out crowd in Sydney in May 2017.  We are pleased to be now taking the Women's Adventure Film Tour around Australia. This is an extraordinary chance to come and experience a night of edge of your seat outdoor adventuring and story telling.

The film selection comes from the Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colorado.  Mountainfilm uses the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world. Launched in 1979, Mountainfilm is now one of the world's most exciting documentary film festivals touring 5 continents and seen by more than 70,000 people.

The Women's Adventure Film Tour is presented by Mountainfilm on Tour: Australia & New Zealand and She Went Wild.

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Ian Moss: National Theatre Tour
Sep
8
8:00 PM20:00

Ian Moss: National Theatre Tour

Price: $60.07
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Respected as one of Australia's iconic musicians, Ian Moss delivers an unforgettable sound - not only as a telling soloist on guitar but especially with his silken voice, ringing with clarity and resonating with pure soul. While primarily recognised as an axeman of tenacity and sweet melodic sensibility, Ian's distinctive vocal is the essential signature of his soulful, bluesy muse - as it has been since his first tentative foray into music during the early 1970s.

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Michael Jackson: The Legacy Tour
Sep
9
7:30 PM19:30

Michael Jackson: The Legacy Tour

Price: $60.07
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 6.30pm
Show starts: 7.30pm

Direct from The United States

Legacy, the world’s greatest tribute to the world’s greatest entertainer…Michael Jackson.

William Hall becomes the King of Pop when he hits the stage with his full scale production of Michael Jackson The Legacy Tour. The show, produced and endorsed by previous members of Michael Jackson’s crew, is a visual and musical voyage through the artistic life of the 20th Century’s most respected and idolised entertainer. The choreographed dance moves, live band and multi-faceted light show promises to repeat the Michael Jackson experience. With international shows across Europe, Russia, the United States, Australia and New Zealand, William Hall is as close as you will get to experiencing the King of Pop.

 

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Whole Lotta Love: Tribute to Led Zeppelin
Sep
14
8:00 PM20:00

Whole Lotta Love: Tribute to Led Zeppelin

Price: $65.07
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

CCEntertainment’s 16th Annual "Whole Lotta Love" Led Zeppelin Celebration is set to return to Sydney in 2018. This show pools the pinnacle of Australia's musical talent, both vocalists and musicians, to capture the magic and emulate the spirit of Led Zeppelin's signature sound. Inimitable Creative Director, Joseph Calderazzo will lead an all-star 9 piece band, including string section to recreate and reinterpret benchmark releases including 'Stairway To Heaven', 'Black Dog', 'Kashmir', 'Babe I’m gonna leave you' , 'Kashmir', 'Battle of Evermore' 'Rock and Roll' and so many more.

Featuring guest vocalists: Steve Balbi (Noiseworks/Mi-Sex), Dallas Frasca (Melb), Frank Lakoudis (Bad Moon Born), Mark Dacosta (Aust Idol) and introducing Nicole Hawkins (Grandhour/Melb).

The Band: Joseph Calderazzo – Guitars (Jenny Morris Band), Glenn Moorhouse – Guitars (American Idiot), Dario Bortolin – Bass (Baby Animals), Gordon Rytmeister – Drums, Charmaine Ford – Keyboards, Lozz Benson – Percussion (That Redhead/John Butler), Rachel Thompson – Viola (Opera Australia), Vanessa Tammetta – Violin (Sydney Lyric Orchestra) and Charlotte Vance – (Lior).

“Rock tributes don’t get any better” Glenn A. Baker

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Echoes of Pink Floyd
Sep
15
8:00 PM20:00

Echoes of Pink Floyd

Price: $75.00
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATED

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Australia’s largest scale Pink Floyd concept show entitled Echoes of Pink Floyd will finally tour its two-hour full scale concert production nationally in 2018 taking in Capital Cities and many major Regional towns.

Celebrating 35 years since Pink Floyd last toured “The Wall”, Echoes of Pink Floyd will perform tracks from the band’s iconic 1979 album and will engage local schools to provide the “Brick in the Wall” choir.  The tour also celebrates 50 years since Pink Floyd released their first album and will play a selection of Pink Floyd’s greatest hits that spans the band’s momentous career.

Synchronised to the music and designed to recreate the sights and emotions of a genuine Pink Floyd concert, Paul says, “It’s not just the music, it’s the circle, the show and the whole experience.” “We are the only act that is touring trussing that supports this incredible 4 metre circle that can project 6000 lumens video. It really is a show not to be missed.”

Several years in development and having accumulated over 5000 hours of rehearsal time to perfect these songs, Echoes of Pink Floyd comprises a six-piece band – featuring Daniel Hunter on lead guitar; Jason Miller on drums; Mark Dole on bass; Paul Bindig on keyboards and synthesisers; Mark MacNab on rhythm and acoustic guitar and Matt Goodluck on lead vocals – whose aim is to authentically replicate the brilliant sights and sounds of one of the world’s greatest progressive rock bands of all time, Pink Floyd. The Adelaide tribute has been garnering attention from attention since they began in 2009, with audiences describing the show as “one of the best” and “a musical and visual journey that never disappoints”, whilst also likening them to “the original band”. 

Echoes of Pink Floyd’s Daniel Hunter says, “Each member of the band loves and respects what the original Pink Floyd gave to the world with their music and we want to bring this to life for the audience who may not have had a chance to experience a Pink Floyd concert”.  “We aim to ensure every aspect of the original Pink Floyd music is captured authentically, he adds”.

Bass guitarist Mark Dole says, “At core, we are looking at the legacy of the music.  Our vision and desire is to keep this music alive so it will be remembered for generations to come. We want to stand up as the next representatives of these guys in the 21st century, by being the truly authentic Pink Floyd concept show for Australia”. 

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The Ghosts of Ruddigore
Sep
23
3:00 PM15:00

The Ghosts of Ruddigore

Price: $40.68
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 2pm
Show starts: 3pm

Robin Oakapple – shy, upstanding gentleman farmer – is desperate to ask lovely Rose Maybud to marry him. But he hasn’t the courage! Truth is he hides a dark secret; he is the heir to a curse on all Baronets of Ruddigore and has been living in disguise to escape an evil fate. But the truth is discovered. And Robin is forced to obey the family curse that dictates he must commit a felony every day – or face a lingering death! How will he ever win Rose and return to a tranquil, virtuous life on the farm?!

This hilarious parody of Victorian melodrama has it all: the villain who carries off the maiden; the primly perfect heroine; the hero in disguise; the snake in the grass; the manic, kooky damsel – plus a superfluity of bridesmaids and a ‘fraid’ of ghosts!! Good becomes bad – and bad becomes good in the village of Rederring. And an ancestral gallery comes alive at the Ghosts’ High Noon!

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Postmodern Jukebox
Sep
27
8:00 PM20:00

Postmodern Jukebox

Price: From $79.90
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Each time around, PMJ looks forward to bringing their unique spin on modern pop hits and retro pop stylings to new cities for the first time, as well as revisiting favourite haunts that welcome them back with eagerly open arms. And as any PMJ fan can tell you, the experience is never the same twice, with new songs, new sounds, and new members added to the ever-growing family each time around.

Since Scott Bradlee created the project in 2009, PMJ has amassed more than 900 million YouTube views and 3.2 million subscribers, chalked up more than 1 million likes on Facebook, performed on “Good Morning America,” topped iTunes and Billboard charts, caught the attention of NPR Music and NBC News, and played hundreds of shows to sold-out houses around the world. 

That seemingly exhausting pace hasn’t stopped Bradlee from arranging and recording new arrangements every week for PMJ’s legion of fans. 

Imagine marrying the 21st Century party vibe of Miley Cyrus or the minimalist angst of Radiohead with the crackly warmth of a vintage 78 or the plunger-muted barrelhouse howl of a forgotten Kansas City jazzman. Bradlee’s choice of material ranges from the ‘80s hard rock of Guns N’ Roses to hits as recent as 2015’s Justin Bieber plea “Sorry.” They’re rendered by a rotating cast of musicians and singers in fashions that date back to a time when Axl, Slash and Bieber’s parents had yet to be born – a time of street corner harmonies and torch singers, blues belters and golden-voiced crooners.

Last year, PMJ collected 18 favourites to compile The Essentials for Concord Records. The album featured the songs that Bradlee has called “most essential to the PMJ universe,” including hits by Beyoncé, the White Stripes, Lorde, Outkast and Maroon 5 – along with the song that put the band on the map, a vaudevillian distressing of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Thrift Shop” fronted by Robyn Adele Anderson that garnered more than a million views within a week of being posted. The pin-up styled singer returned for the album’s opener, their ‘50s doo-wop version of Miley Cyrus’ celebration of an inhibition-shedding spree, “We Can’t Stop,” which garnered more than 19.5 million views and was named one of the “9 Best Viral Cover Videos of 2015” by People magazine. 

PMJ has long since outgrown the cramped confines of Bradlee’s small apartment in Queens, NY, where the original videos were shot at a time when he was one of countless struggling musicians in the city, to play some of the most heralded stages in the world. The spirit, though, has remained the same – a collective of musicians dedicated to the timelessness of music, performing songs vibrantly and without a trace of irony. And the media has taken notice: Entertainment Weekly wrote, “Scott Bradlee’s group is known for retro-fying modern hit songs into viral success,” while Yahoo! Music added, “if you’ve been on YouTube in the last couple of years, then you’re familiar with the everything-new-is-old-again brilliance of the viral phenomenon known as Postmodern Jukebox.” 

“I take pride in putting together the right powers and personalities to create a unique and amazing experience for our fans,” Bradlee says. “We want them to escape reality and join us for the most sensational 1920s party this side of The Great Gatsby. We want them to experience what it was like to be at the New Years' Eve show that Sinatra would have hosted in the 1940s. We want them to feel the excitement of hearing the greats of Motown live and up close. Our goal is to give our audiences their favorite show again and again and still have it feel like the very first time."

VIP 1 PACKAGE DETAILS - Platinum

Each package includes:

- 1 Premium Seat Location in the First 10 Rows

- Post Show Meet & Greet and Photo Opportunity with members of Postmodern Jukebox

- 1 Exclusive Postmodern Jukebox Limited Edition Tour Poster

- 1 Commemorative VIP Laminate (Your pass to access the Meet & Greet)

 

VIP2 PACKAGE DETAILS - Gold

Each package includes:

- 1 Premium Seat Location in the First 10 Rows

- 1 Exclusive Postmodern Jukebox Limited Edition Tour Poster

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The Bootleg Beatles
Sep
30
4:00 PM16:00

The Bootleg Beatles

Price: $80.97
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 3pm
Show starts: 4pm

Direct from London and back by popular demand The Bootleg Beatles, the worlds greatest Beatles show, is returning to Australia. Their stunning authenticity coupled with their musical credibility has seen them perform Wembley Stadium and the Royal Albert Hall, and they have been invited to play at the prestigious Glastonbury Festival. 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the White album and the tour promises to take the audience on a musical and visual journey commencing with songs from the small combo early years and concluding with the magnificent George Martin produced orchestral recordings of the latter albums. The Bootleg Beatles will be joined at every show with additional authentic instrumentation as used on the original recordings.

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Bjorn Again
Oct
5
8:30 PM20:30

Bjorn Again

Price: $66.17
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING + GA DANCEFLOOR

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8.30pm

ABBA fans, it’s time to get excited! Bjorn Again, the world’s leading ABBA show, endorsed by the original group, are thrilled to be touring Australia in 2018 on their national ‘Thank ABBA for the Music Tour’.

Bjorn Again are renowned for their musical excellence, authentic voices, costumes, energetic on-stage performances, and of course their ‘Swenglish’ accents. They will perform all the biggest ABBA hits including ‘Waterloo’, ‘Fernando’, ‘SOS’, ‘Money Money Money’, ‘Does Your Mother Know’, ‘Take A Chance On Me’, and of course, ‘Dancing Queen’.  Their internationally acclaimed world-class production has been delighting audiences for over 29 years!

Fans had better make the most out of Bjorn Again because that’s the closest they are going to get to seeing ABBA.  ABBA will never reform!”  Benny Anderson of ABBA.

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Desperado: The Eagles Show
Oct
6
9:00 PM21:00

Desperado: The Eagles Show

Price: $49.00
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Desperado are arguably the best Eagles tribute in Australia and winning multiple Awards is testimony to this! In 2012 & 2013 they won theMO Award and again in 2015 they took out theACE Award for The Best Tribute Show. 

The Eagles are amongst the most popular bands worldwide, and their melodic country-rock sound has spawned numerous hits that are constantly played on major radio stations all over the world. Desperado, The Eagles Show was created to fill that void left by this prolific band

Desperado combine awesome vocals and harmonies and great musicianship, with audience members witnessing that unique sound as heard by the original Eagles.

The audience are treated to hits like Hotel California, Tequila Sunrise, New Kid In Town, Take It Easy, Lyin’ Eyes, Heartache Tonight, The Long Run plus hits from their latest Album ‘Long Road Out of Eden” and many more. 

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Elvis: An American Trilogy
Oct
12
8:00 PM20:00

Elvis: An American Trilogy

Price: $65.17
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Starring Vic Trevino Jnr, Gino Monopoli, Greg Miller Take three of the world's leading Elvis tribute artists then start from the very beginning. Vic Trevino Jnr embodies the rockabilly sound and raw dance moves of the young Elvis. Gino Monopoli recreates the sophistication feel and sound of the movie years taking in tracks from the most iconic movies such as GI Blues, Kid Gallahad, Speedway and many more as well as recreating Elvis' 1968 comeback TV special. Greg Miller channels Elvis in the famous White Eagle jumpsuit passionately re-creating the seventies era of An American Trilogy with the moves, songs and nuances that made Elvis the most recognisable figure in the history of entertainment.

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Star Wogs
Oct
13
6:30 PM18:30

Star Wogs

Price: $74.90
Ages 15+
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 5.30pm
Show starts: 6.30pm

Nick Giannopoulos and Mary Coustas are back together live on stage in STAR WOGS - The Ethnics Strike Back! Also starring Sooshi Mango this show promises to be the Ethnic Comedy Spectacular of the Year! Hurry book now!

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Star Wogs
Oct
13
9:00 PM21:00

Star Wogs

Price: $74.90
Ages 15+
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 8.30pm
Show starts: 9pm

Nick Giannopoulos and Mary Coustas are back together live on stage in STAR WOGS - The Ethnics Strike Back! Also starring Sooshi Mango this show promises to be the Ethnic Comedy Spectacular of the Year! Hurry book now!

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A Tribute to Roy Orbison (Aaron W Mansfield)
Oct
20
8:00 PM20:00

A Tribute to Roy Orbison (Aaron W Mansfield)

Price: $50.88
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Aaron W Mansfield has the combination of Roy Orbison’s powerful, impassioned and distinctive voice that makes him “THE CLOSEST TRIBUTE TO THE BIG ‘O’ ANYWHERE ON THE PLANET!”

Aaron W Mansfield is a talented vocalist and musician from Newcastle, Australia.

He has been performing locally and overseas for over 20 years. Known for his versatility and ability to impersonate a range of famous artists, his best performance comes through his persona and voice as “The Big O”.

He has gained accolades from many in the entertainment industry, as one of the best vocal replicas and similarities to Roy Orbison.

Aaron W Mansfield and his band, recreate the magic of Roy Orbison live in Concert.

Playing a mix of hit songs, favourites and rare tunes that are sure to please both die hard fans and those new to the music of “The Big O”.

Aaron plays a Gibson ES-335 Guitar, the same guitar that Roy Orbison can be seen playing in A Black & White Night: Roy Orbison & Friends TV Special from 1987.

He wears genuine vintage style sunglasses that are identical to Roy Orbisons, and has various costume changes to highlight different era’s of Roy Orbison.

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Simon and Garfunkel: The Concert
Oct
27
8:00 PM20:00

Simon and Garfunkel: The Concert

Price: $50.90
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Starring Mark Shelley & John Robertson, ‘Simon & Garfunkel - The Concert’  is inspired by the original artists remarkable reunion concert in Central Park New York. A fun, nostalgic story filled performance that will touch you & transport you back to where you were, & what you felt, when you first heard their music. 

The Boxer, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Feelin Groovy, Me & Julio, Homeward Bound, Scarborough Fair, America, Sounds of Silence………. 

Simon & Garfunkel reflected & defined the mood of the 60’s. With their impeccable musicianship, & record sales in excess of 70 million, they are arguably the greatest vocal duo of all time.

Shelley & Robertson have been one of Australia’s top duos for over two decades. Mark and John’s vocal harmonies, musicianship and humour recreate the magic of the songs, sounds and times that were Simon & Garfunkel.

Backed by their stunning band, you will indeed be transported and say “what a night!” 

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John Williamson: The Butcherbird Tour
Nov
10
8:00 PM20:00

John Williamson: The Butcherbird Tour

Price: $54.00
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm (2 sets)

Australian icon JOHN WILLIAMSON is back on the road with ‘The Butcherbird Tour’ which he will take across Australia over the next 12 months from coast to coast and sharing with his audiences his biggest hits and his latest musical contributions.

His new tour comes off the back of his forthcoming new album by the same name set for release in August 2018. The new album and tour continues to see John celebrate and pen the stories into song that he continues to be passionate about, the country, the people and the fight for what is right.

“I’m still having fun touring, I guess I will keep going till 2020 (my 50th year in the industry). My new album, ‘Butcherbird’ has come up amazingly considering I didn’t promise or plan another album of all new songs at all. Everyone is very excited and so am I! Its’s all about entertainment, just like my shows and I can’t wait to get on the road with this new show”, said John Williamson.

Have created some of Australia’s most recognised unofficial anthems, he is firmly cemented in the nation’s musical culture. John’s impressive career spans more than forty five years and his tributes to legends and unsung heroes and tender ballads have captured the spirit of the nation in song unlike any other. His honest and passionate songs are synonymous with the country that inspires him and connect him with his countrymen regardless of age, sex or creed.

Add to this his ability to deliver unforgettable live concert experiences that combine the perfect blend of humour, romance and campfire stories woven together by his music. You can understand why he is one of the most in-demand live performers in Australia.  

Inducted into the ARIA HALL OF FAME in 2010 and the recipient of more awards than he cares to mention, there is no question that JOHN WILLIAMSON is the real deal, stands by what he represents and is unashamedly proud of the country he loves. For this artist, whilst the awards are a nice recognition, there is no doubt it is the reaction from his audience that is the most important.

Along his journey he has been inducted into the prestigious ARIA Hall of Fame, secured three ARIA Awards, 25 Golden Guitars, MO Awards, APRA Awards, Platinum and Gold albums and over 4 million album sales to name just some of the recognition he has earnt.

It all started when he penned that classic OLD MAN EMU back in 1970. From this ‘silly’ song (as he often refers to it) that went to #1 for five weeks, he has continued to create hits including TRUE BLUE, COOTAMUNDRA WATTLE, RIP RIP WOODCHIP, RAINING ON THE ROCK, THE BIG RED, WINTER GREEN, SALISBURY STREET, GALLERIES OF PINK GALAHS and HAWKESBURY RIVER LOVIN’ to name but a few of the 400+ songs written by the multi-award winning songwriter.

He continues to be at the forefront of significant events in Australia, presenting the voice of Australia when it is needed most. From the 2011 Rugby League Grand Final through to the 2000 Sydney Olympics, Steve Irwin's memorial, the Bledisloe Cup, Sir Donald Bradman's memorial, the Rugby World Cup, the first Bali Bombings memorial service and the list goes on. He is ingrained in Australia's history as much as its future.

You can call him what you want, Mallee Boy, True Blue or just plain Fair Dinkum; but there is no denying that after more than forty years in the music industry, John Williamson is truly an Australian icon.

John will release his new album ‘BUTCHERBIRD’ in August 2018 and is touring Australia performing his biggest hits to sold out shows.

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Smash Mouth
Nov
16
8:00 PM20:00

Smash Mouth

Price: $84.90
All Ages Event
Mode: GA STANDING + RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Californian rockers, Smash Mouth, have just announced they will return to Australia in November 2018 to play shows across the East Coast. The band will bring their unique sound that they have well and truly created and a style that is comfortably their very own.  

Smash Mouth were regular chart toppers and rode the wave of the 90’s ‘alternative’ music scene, selling in excess of 10 million albums worldwide. They are no strangers to our audiences with songs like the All Star, Can’t Get Enough of You Baby, Walkin’ On The Sun and celebrated Monkees classic I’m A Believer, all of which have become radio staples and included on party playlists everywhere!  

Last year, the multi-platinum and Grammy-nominated band celebrated the 20th anniversary of their debut, smash-hit album “Fush Yu Mang”. Out of nowhere, the single Walkin’ On The Sun was an immediate international sensation and quickly shot to No. 1 on the US Billboard charts, and eventually boosting the album sales to over 3 million copies in the US alone. In the two decades since, Smash Mouth have not slowed down. In fact, they are still vibrant as ever with their groovy beats, memorable melodies and fun lyrics.

Their 1999 release ‘Astrolounge’ was a brilliant follow-up album boasting three top- ten hits (“All-Star”, “Then The Morning Comes”, and “Can’t Get Enough Of You Baby”) and sales for that album nearly doubled those for their debut. Smash Mouth’s third, eponymous release featured the smash hit “I’m a Believer”. Around that time, Smash Mouth crossed over into the film world by providing the musical heart of the soundtrack for “Shrek.  

Smash Mouth is indeed – at its core – about having fun.

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The Italian Tenors
Nov
21
7:30 PM19:30

The Italian Tenors

Price: $50.88
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 6.30pm
Show starts: 7.30pm

“Viva La Vita” – living the life. The Italian Tenors named their new album with a purpose – to regain passion and the Italian way of life. Furthermore they have drawn a line between popular Italian pop songs and classical music. The three handsome looking Italian opera singer Mirko Provini, Sabino Gaita und Evans Tonon starting with their second album a high-end interpretation of Italian pop and movie songs.

The three have performed professionally in operas for years, so it is all the more exciting for them to be able to combine their classical origins with their soft spot for pop music. Their début album "That's Amore" broke the boundaries of genres, conjuring up a glorious piece of art with the Tenors' very own musical energy, which fully captivates listeners.

For all of them it is an extremely exciting journey to connect their musical heritage with their passion for popular Italian music. It is incredible how three classically trained artists take a walk in the realm of pop music and have interpreted great Italian pop songs and canzoni in their own unmistakable way. “Viva La Vita” took a step further and exudes the Italian way of life. 

Of course, such a blend between the two musical styles has been done before - but only The Italian Tenors can warm your heart after only a few notes. With their personality, their Italian charms and their tuned sophistication that is rarely ranked this high: the three extremely talented opera singers have taken the leap into another field and challenged to win the hearts of their audience. Mirko Provini says: “Our new album mirrors a wealth of emotions. We created a whole new and fired atmosphere with our interpretations of Italian pop songs. The melodically feeling of Bel Cantos, popular orientated music, is timeless and worked both in classical and pop music. And that’s what we wanted to show.” 

The three never left their path while they’ve worked on plenty wonderful Italian pop songs. They arranged a musical adventure with passion and abandon combined with talent. “It is for us as Italians to create a breathtaking mix of passion and culture to build our own composed world. That’s always a concept of our work”, gushes Evans Tonon. 

Magical moments await the audience, evoked by the opulently arranged fireworks of the sounds of those great Italian pop gems, charmingly and no less professionally celebrated by genuine experts in their field. This cocktail of multifaceted voices performing Italian hit songs with an international flair - this is what makes "Viva La Vita" an especially seductive musical experience, making (not just women's) hearts beat faster all round!

Brilliant, notable and exciting are just three adjectives the Italian Tenors can be described with. Their new album connects to their traditional sophisticated music, is a homage to Italian songs in generally and tries to bring passion and emotions to a fulminated expression. The tenors made sure that nearly forgotten jewels of Italian music culture were not missing, either. They put a dignified monument to the Italian way of life with their new album “Viva La Vita”. 

Sabino Gaita, whose parents are from Sicily, was born in Milan, here he studied piano, clarinet and saxophone, before receiving his formal training as a singer. He has performed worldwide and lives now in Turin. 

Mirko Provini was born in Luino, next to the Swiss border. He has studied sociology and education; and music at Milan’s conservatory. 

Evans Tonon is a trained singer, actor, voice actor, and overall performer. He is passionate about all forms of entertainment, with a special interest in Broadway theatre and old black and white films.

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Radical Reels
Nov
22
7:00 PM19:00

Radical Reels

Price: $33.09
All Ages Event
Mode: GA SEATING

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Doors open: 6pm
Show starts: 7pm

They’re short, they’re sharp and they’re sure to shock: nine of the most extreme, high-adrenaline films from the latest Banff Mountain Festival will light up silver screens in Australian towns and cities this October & November, when the Radical Reels Tour rolls across the country.

Designed to keep audiences on the edges of their seats, the films feature daring footage of some of the most accomplished climbers, paddlers, BASE jumpers, skiers, snowboarders and mountain-bike riders alive today.  Each action-packed short has been hand-picked from more than 300 entries to the most recent Banff Mountain Festival (the largest and most prestigious mountain-adventure, -culture and -exploration festival in the world).

The Radical Reels Tour is the Banff Mountain Festival’s fast-paced, furious little brother. This year, the Australian line-up showcases two-and-a-half hours of heart-stopping action. Filled with wild rides, long lines, steep jumps, and skilful stunts, these films celebrate the camaraderie, courage and conviction of today’s most out-there adventurers.

Captivating cinematography, complete with stunning vistas shot from unbelievable vantage points, pays homage to the wild and rugged playgrounds today’s thrill-seekers explore with their mountain bikes, paddles, ropes, skis, snowboards and wingsuits in tow.

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An Evening with The Church: Starfish 30th Anniversary Tour 2018
Nov
23
8:00 PM20:00

An Evening with The Church: Starfish 30th Anniversary Tour 2018

Price: From $69.90
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

As 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of The Church Band’s most beloved album, the tour will see Australian and New Zealand fans treated to an extraordinary performance of Starfish performed in its entirety, as well as a number of greatest hits spanning the band’s incredible 38-year career.

FRONTIER MEMBERS PRE-SALE
Runs 24 hours from — Tue 10 Jul (12noon AEST)
or ends earlier if pre-sale allocation exhausted
Sign up — frontiertouring.com/signup

FAN CLUB PRE-SALE
Runs 24 hours from — Tue 10 Jul (12noon AEST)
or ends earlier if pre-sale allocation exhausted

GENERAL PUBLIC ON-SALE
Begins — Fri 13 Jul (12noon AEST)

VIP PACKAGES AVAILABLE
Inclusions here — http://frntr.co/TheChurch18VIPs

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One Night With You: An Intimate Evening With Elvis & Tom
Dec
1
8:00 PM20:00

One Night With You: An Intimate Evening With Elvis & Tom

Price: $69.15
18+ Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

ONE NIGHT WITH YOU brings together the music of two great friends and icons ‘ELVIS PRESLEY’ & ‘TOM JONES.’ The world's newest ELVIS sensation JACK GATTO and JAMES CUPPLES, star of Nine’s The Voice. Two of the greatest voices around today. Elvis' family members describe Jack as the closest vocally to the King there’s been. JAMES CUPPLES starred on The Voice as Keith Urban’s protégé. He recreates the heart and soul of Tom Jones. You’ll hear hits from Elvis’ 68 Comeback Concert, Aloha from Hawaii & Vegas concerts plus the songs that made Tom Jones a household name over six decades – It’s Not Unusual, Delilah, Love Me Tonight, Kiss, Keep Your Hat On and so many more. Also one of the highlights of this unique event is a show-stopping presentation of Jack’s NEW song ‘THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT IN VEGAS.’ Special Guest Musical Director & the event creator is international star JOHN ST PEETERS. THREE INTERNATIONAL GREATS IN THE ONE UNFORGETTABLE SHOW. Don’t miss the adrenaline rush Elvis and Tom brought to all their concerts & fans. JACK and JAMES make it happen all over again.

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Let There Be Rock: Orchestrated
Dec
7
8:00 PM20:00

Let There Be Rock: Orchestrated

Price: $72.29
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

RIPPER OWENS (JUDAS PRIEST), SIMON WRIGHT (AC/DC), STEVE BALBI (NOISEWORKS/MI-SEX)

JOEL MCDONALD (GILBY CLARKE, BRUCE KULICK), JAMES MORLEY (THE ANGELS), PAUL CHRISTIE (MONDO ROCK)

and introducing CYNTHIA GALLIE

with The Australian Symphony Orchestra...

Without question, AC/DC are one of the greatest rock bands in history. Their mammoth power chord roar became one of the most influential hard rock sounds of the '70s and is synonymous to rock culture to this day. It continues to be one of the defining sounds of rock and metal, and combined with the larynx-shredding vocals of Bon Scott (1974 - 1980) and Brian Johnson (1980+), the band enjoyed commercial success well into the 2000s, even up until 2016 selling out stadium shows across the globe.

LET THERE BE ROCK - ORCHESTRATED is a world first and brings to light a unique production scale that brings the thunderstruck sounds of AC/DC in to a world all of its own, featuring a line-up of some of the world's best rockers coming together to form a super group and backed by a 30 piece Symphony Orchestra to power out the biggest sound ever created! 

You want Rock? You want Grit? You'll hear the full orchestrated rock arrangements of many AC/DC classics including 'Highway To Hell', 'You Shook Me All Night', 'T.N.T', 'Whole Lotta Rosie' and so many more in this two-hour concert production. Imagine 'Back in Black', the seminal anthem of generations, with the power of the 30 piece Symphony Orchestra conducted by Australia's most celebrated conductor - George Ellis, behind one of the most rocking super bands that can be assembled! 

Titled in recognition of AC/DC's fourth Australian album released in 1977, Let There Be Rock - Orchestrated will feature ALL the hits from AC/DS's career from both Bon Scott and Brian Johnson era's. With a second to none line-up featuring AC/DCs own Simon Wright, Noiseworks founding bassist Steve Balbi, Guitar legend Joel McDonald, former bassist for ARIA Hall of Famers The Angels James Morley, Mondo Rock bassist Paul Christie, and featuring the vocal stylings of Tim 'Ripper' Owens of Judas Priest and introducing the most powerhouse female rock vocalist in the country Cynthia Gallie on lead vocals, this show will prove to be one of the most exciting Rock 'N' Roll events to hit Australia this year.

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Marina Prior & David Hobson
Jul
22
3:00 PM15:00

Marina Prior & David Hobson

Price: $66.14
All Ages Event

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Doors open: 2pm
Show starts: 3pm

Tenor and Soprano powerhouse legends of Opera and Musical Theatre performing together on stage.

David Hobson & Marina Prior join together in their own show 'The 2 Of Us' in an 'up close and personal' mode.

Accompanied by renowned pianist David Cameron, in a two-hour intimate performance, Marina and David will perform their classics from productions such as The Phantom of The Opera, Les Miserables, West Side Story, Guys and Dolls, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and La Boheme as wel as favourites from their award-winning albums.

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Anita's Cinema: Midnight Oil 1984
Jul
21
8:00 PM20:00

Anita's Cinema: Midnight Oil 1984

Price: $22.39
Rated M
Mode: GA SEATED

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Limited Capacity Secure your tickets now as it will SELL OUT

Doors open: 6.30pm
Movie starts: 8pm

Midnight Oil: 1984 is the untold story of a year that would ultimately make - but nearly break - Australia's most important rock and roll band.

Ticket includes: Dips and nibbles, one complimentary glass of wine or soft drink and classic Pub Rock tracks from the late 70's and early 80's

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The Legend of Luke Kelly
Jul
12
7:30 PM19:30

The Legend of Luke Kelly

Price: $65.07
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 6.30pm
Show starts: 7.30pm

Celebrating the memory and music of a true Irish musical legend. When Dublin grieved the early death of Luke Kelly, one of the greatest traditional singers the country has seen, an indelible mark was left upon the city’s folk music scene. To commemorate and celebrate the memory of this Irish music legend Chris Kavanagh will perform The Legend of Luke Kelly this July. With a remarkable resemblance to Luke Kelly and an immense singing talent that captures the depth and passion of the great man, Chris Kavanagh has been performing to critical acclaim at shows which have been attended regularly by Luke Kelly’s family. Get a taste of what a Luke Kelly performance was all about when Chris Kavanagh brings this striking show to Australia.

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Damien Leith - Elvis: The Gospel Collection
Jul
7
8:00 PM20:00

Damien Leith - Elvis: The Gospel Collection

Price: $73.33
All Ages Event
Mode: SEATED

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

After his hugely successful, one night only, sold out show at Melbourne’s Arts Centre, acclaimed singer- songwriter and 2006 Australian Idol winner Damien Leith will revisit the Gospel collection of Elvis Presley in 2018.

A great admirer of the King of Rock’n’Roll, Damien’s  new show – Elvis: The Gospel Collection – will feature an all-star line up of musicians and singers, from an electrifying rhythm section to powerful brass to angelic gospel harmonies.

Approaching the show with reverence and respect, Damien will perform an intimate selection of the revered artist’s Gospel collection, including songs like How Great Thou Art, You Saw Me Crying in the Chapel, Peace in the Valley, Amazing Grace and Glory Glory Hallelujah. With his infinite charisma and stunning voice, Damien’s limited run of concerts are certain to sell-out.

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The Naked Magicians
Jun
29
8:00 PM20:00

The Naked Magicians

Price: $49.90
18+ Event

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Seen on London's West End, in 200+ cities around the world, and by over 50 million on TV (NBC, ABC, FOX, iTV) - The Naked Magicians is undoubtedly the world's funniest and naughtiest magic show! 

The show features magic, mirth and more than a touch of mayhem as these two hot and hilarious Aussie magicians say abracadabra and take magic to a whole new level. 

This boisterous R-rated magic show strips away the top hats and capes, promising full-frontal illusions. Left without sleeves or pockets, their saucy magic is baffling and entertaining, bringing a new meaning to "now you see it". 

VIP Tickets Include: Premium seat, meet & greet, photo opportunity with The Naked Magicians and a VIP lanyard. 

18+ only. Includes coarse language, sexual references and male nudity... get ready to have some fun!

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Kasey Chambers: Campfire Tour
Jun
22
8:00 PM20:00

Kasey Chambers: Campfire Tour

Price: $65.15
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Country music icon and all-round Aussie legend Kasey Chambers has today announced the release of her 12th studio album, Campfire, to be released on 27 April. 

Chambers has said that the inspiration for the album came from her childhood, spent in regional communities.

"I grew up in the remote outback of Australia living a unique lifestyle isolated from civilisation. The campfire was the heart of our existence: for survival, creativity, inspiration. We hunted all our own food and then cooked it on the campfire," she explained. 

"My brother and I did all our schooling via correspondence around the campfire. We used the campfire for warmth and light. We gathered around the campfire at night to play songs together as a family. Our connection to music and the land has developed through and around the campfire since I was born, so it has always stayed with me as a special part of my life."

Chambers has just dropped her first single from the album, The Campfire Song, as well as a video. Check it out below.

In celebration of the new album, Chambers will be heading off on a massive national tour, starting off in Casino, in May and wrapping up in Wonthaggi in August, while hitting nearly 40 other shows in between.

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The Whitlams: 25th Anniversary Tour
Jun
21
8:00 PM20:00

The Whitlams: 25th Anniversary Tour

Price: $59.05
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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2nd show added due to popular demand

Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

The Whitlams will tour nationally in their classic four-piece configuration to bring their 25th year to a rowdy finale.

Starting the anniversary year in May 2017 selling out concert halls in each state capital with 60 piece orchestras, they end it with a jaunt through their favourite pub and small theatre gigs around the country. They are ditching the conductor and the charts, and are back to the common muscle-memory of 1000 shows and six albums.

The Whitlams' line up of Tim Freedman on piano and vocals, Jak Housden on guitar, Warwick Hornby on bass and Terepai Richmond on drums will be delivering the sort of sprawling, rambunctious set they have become famous for. 

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Songs in the Key of Motown
Jun
15
8:00 PM20:00

Songs in the Key of Motown

Price: $61.07
All Ages Event

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

The most outstanding live show in Las Vegas “ Songs in the Key of Motown “ returns to our shores for the sixth time in six years, this all singing all dancing show tributes the greats of Motown, hear the harmonies of the Temptations and the Four Tops, experience the incredibly choreographed dance moves of Martha and the Vandellas The Jackson 5 and The Supremes and feel the soul of Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and Marvin Gaye, Six International award winning soul singers will transport you back to an era where music was life and life was music, Songs in the Key of Motown is not a musical but a musical concert experience that is playing to sold out shows and standing ovations around the world.

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Apia Good Times Tour 2018
Jun
8
7:30 PM19:30

Apia Good Times Tour 2018

Price: $97.00
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 6.30pm
Show starts: 7.30pm

Get ready to party with an incredible, never-before-seen-together line-up of music icons at the 2018 Apia Good Times Tour!

The all-star combination of Brian Cadd, Marcia Hines, Russell Morris, Leo Sayer and John Paul Young will take to the stage to perform some of your favourite hits across 15 locations nationally, kicking off in May.

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Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase 2018
Jun
2
8:00 PM20:00

Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase 2018

Price: $39.66
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

The funniest comedians from this year’s Sydney Comedy Festival are hitting the road and bringing all-star comedy showcases to a range of locations in all across Australia – playing to audiences in 50 different towns!

MC for the night will be Nikki Britton, whose innate energy and vibrancy makes her one of the most sought after comics in Australia. Cam Knight Is leading the charge as the headline act for the showcase, bringing his hyperactive enthusiasm and charming wit to the table. Cam has regularly appeared on the Today show, co-hosted Studio 10 on Channel 10, and can be heard as a weekly co-host on Triple M’s Merrickville and The Weekenders with Dan Ginanein Sydney.

Alongside Cam is the esteemed Gareth Waugh, one of the fastest rising stars in the Scottish comedy scene, whose quirky, surrealist style is earning him fans the world over. Next up, Amanda Gray’s unflinching, unabashed comedyhas placed her at the top of the list of Australia’s must-see comedians. Aaron Chen is bringing his unique, oddball style that has seen him grabbing awards and praise in spades. Rounding out the line-up is Gearard McGeown, a champion of the Sydney comedy scene whose presence on the stage and radio waves has marked him as one of the hottest new acts around.

So call your pals, book the babysitter and grab your tickets to the funniest night of entertainment you will see all year! 


“The comedians all knew what they had to do to get a laugh, and had the crowd in constant stitches... thetalent on show definitely left the crowd wanting more...” – AU REVIEW

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UBUNTU Africa: Make That Change
May
26
4:00 PM16:00

UBUNTU Africa: Make That Change

Price: $34.59
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 3pm
Show starts: 4pm

KwaYa Australia is excited to present UBUNTU Africa, a gifted group of singers and dancers who are a part of the world-renowned African Children’s Choir.  

Touring the world as small children to raise funds for their education, they graced the stages of Carnegie Hall and the London Palladium. They performed for US Presidents and Nobel Prize winners with celebrities such as Will Smith, Bob Geldorf, Alicia Keys and Annie Lennox.

As they prepare to enter university, the dynamic members of UBUNTU Africa are proud to share with Australia their personal and inspiring stories via song, masterful drumming and mind-blowing dance moves.

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Decadence: A Masquerade Affair
May
19
8:00 PM20:00

Decadence: A Masquerade Affair

Price: $75.35
All Ages Event
Mode: GA SEATED

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Step inside this new concept show where you are the guest at a magnificent and indulgent party, featuring singers, show girls, aerial acts, acrobatic pole and special effects. Inspired by eponymous establishments such as The Crazy Horse and Moulin Rouge, it promises to be amazing.  The cost of your ticket will also include carefully curated hors d'oeuvre by Minnamurra General Store, served in the foyer before the show. 

Dress Code: Cocktail Dress, Lounge Suit, Obligatory Masquerade
Promoter Name: Dancers 4 Events, R & R Productions and Presents

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The Whitlams: 25th Anniversary Tour
May
18
7:00 PM19:00

The Whitlams: 25th Anniversary Tour

Price: $59.05
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm (support: Perry Keyes and Band)

The Whitlams will tour nationally in their classic four-piece configuration to bring their 25th year to a rowdy finale.

Starting the anniversary year in May 2017 selling out concert halls in each state capital with 60 piece orchestras, they end it with a jaunt through their favourite pub and small theatre gigs around the country. They are ditching the conductor and the charts, and are back to the common muscle-memory of 1000 shows and six albums.

The Whitlams' line up of Tim Freedman on piano and vocals, Jak Housden on guitar, Warwick Hornby on bass and Terepai Richmond on drums will be delivering the sort of sprawling, rambunctious set they have become famous for. 

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Dr. Feelgood: Milk & Alcohol Tour
May
12
8:00 PM20:00

Dr. Feelgood: Milk & Alcohol Tour

Price: $49.88
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Formed on Canvey Island in Essex in the early 1970s Dr. Feelgood remains one of the most popular and exciting live rhythm and blues acts in the world. The raw and uncompromising style of their performance resulted in the album Stupidity that immediately went to the number one position in the U.K. charts.

Dr. Feelgood have also enjoyed global success with a string of hit singles including Roxette, Back in the Night, Milk and Alcohol, Down at the DoctorsShe Does it Right, Going Back Home and See You Later Alligator - which gave the group their first gold record.

The last album to feature Lee Brilleaux - Down at the Doctors, was recorded live at the Dr. Feelgood Music Bar on Canvey Island, (now the site of the Oysterfleet Hotel) just two months before he died.

The current line up features the rhythm section Kevin Morris on drums and Phil Mitchell on bass (both 33years), Steve Walwyn on guitar (26 years), and Robert Kane (formerly of the Animals) the most recent addition - joining in 1999.

Julien Temple's film Oil City Confidential released on 2nd February 2010 tells the story of the bands formative years featuring the Wilko Johnson era.

May 2011 saw the digitally re - mastered re release of Chessmasters originally released in 2000 on EMI Records ... the band's tribute to the Chess label, home to many of the finest blues artists of the 20th century and the first Dr Feelgood album to feature Robert on vocals.

The band continues to tour extensively throughout the World.

For further information please check out the website

www.drfeelgood.org

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Angus & Julia Stone
May
9
8:00 PM20:00

Angus & Julia Stone

Price: $69.90
All Ages Event

Presale begins 9am, 24Nov17
General public sale from 9am, 27Nov17

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm (support)

Currently playing to full houses in the US, following a sold out European and UK tour, Angus & Julia Stone announce the extension of their 2018 Australian metro dates to a huge nationwide run through regional centres in April and May.  Joining them on the road as special guest is powerhouse Melbourne singer-songwriter Angie McMahon, with her bold vocals and beautiful guitar tones.

Unveiled in September, the Stones’ latest album Snow is the latest in a body of work dating all the way back to 2006, when Angus & Julia first emerged from Sydney’s Northern Beaches with their signature harmonies and ethereal song craft. Recorded in Angus’ Byron Bay cottage, Snow is the first album written entirely in collaboration - a process initiated by producer Rick Rubin while working on the pair’s 2014 self-titled record.

On release, Snow rocketed straight to number 2 on the ARIA Albums Chart, becoming the duo’s fourth consecutive top 5 album in the process - a remarkable achievement in this constantly shifting musical landscape. The record was also hand-picked as triple j’s feature album and has charted worldwide, hitting the top 20 in the US, UK, France, Switzerland and New Zealand.

Latest single Chateau has struck a special chord with audiences around the world, proving a real highlight of their live shows and racking up over 2.5 million video views. View HERE.  The narrative is played out by leading Australian actors Courtney Eaton, who starred in Mad Max Fury Road, and Dacre Montgomery, who stars as ‘Billy’ in the Netflix hit series ‘Stranger Things 2’. 

It continues to grow each week and has cracked the Top 50 ARIA streaming chart (one of only three Australian acts in the chart) and it has now chalked up over 12 million streams worldwide on Spotify alone.

In a highlight for fans and triple J listeners, Angus & Julia unveil the video for new track Cellar Door, as premiered on Nylon. View HERE.

Angus & Julia Stone are set to take Snow across the country on an extensive regional tour in 2018. They will perform in every state and territory, visiting Rockhampton, Darwin, Bendigo, Launceston, Fremantle and everywhere in between. This expansive new set of dates is in addition to already announced city shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane and follows a sold out national tour on album release.

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Missy Higgins
May
6
7:45 PM19:45

Missy Higgins

Price: From $91.56
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 6.30pm
Show starts: 7.45pm (support)

Aussie singer-songwriter Missy Higgins has announced a national tour in support of her upcoming fifth album Solastalgia.

Missy will be launching her album with some huge shows in Brisbane, Toowoomba, Wollongong, Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide and Melbourne in May, after Solastalgia is released into the wild on Friday, 4th May. Supporting Missy at all shows will be Sydney artist Sophie Payten, AKA Gordi.

“I’m so excited to finally road-test my new tunes in all these beautiful venues across the country,” says Missy.

“This album is really different from anything I’ve done before, I think people will be really surprised, but I think the songs will fit nicely alongside my old material, too. There are a lot of female harmonies in the new material so I’m glad we’re gonna have four amazing women on stage belting them out!”

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The Australian Bee Gees Show
Apr
29
7:00 PM19:00

The Australian Bee Gees Show

Price: $58.54
All Ages Event

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Doors open: 6pm
Show starts: 7pm

Fresh from celebrating 7 years and well over 2000 shows headlining on the Las Vegas strip, the Australian Bee Gees Show will be heading Down Under for the Australian leg of their 2018 ‘Direct from Vegas’ world tour!

This new show will be presented in two parts and feature all of the hits in a nostalgic trip down memory lane in a multimedia concert event.

The Australian Bee Gees Show is currently performing at The Excalibur Hotel and Casino and has been in residence for the past 7 years. The group has racked up over 2250 performances on the Las Vegas Strip and has just been resigned for another 2 years until Feb 2020. The Australian Bee Gees Show was recently voted Best Tribute Show in Las Vegas by the prestigious Las Vegas Review Journal and has made the top 10 in the ‘Overall Best Show’ category, an amazing achievement in Las Vegas. They were also honoured to receive the coveted Entertainer of the Year award for 2015 at the prestigious Win Win Headliners Bash.

The Australian Bee Gees show was also the first Australian band to perform 1000 shows headlining on the Famous Las Vegas Strip and with 2250 shows already under their belt they are looking forward to continued success in Sin City.

After 21 years on the world stage and over 6,500 performances in over 60 countries, The Australian Bee Gees Show has evolved to become the definitive live celebration of the wonderful music written by the Brothers Gibb.

From their first shows in 1996, The Australian Bee Gees Show has conquered Las Vegas and has played to capacity houses around the world, cementing their reputation as an exceptional live concert act and the world's leading Bee Gees Show.

For one night only be a part of the magic that is, The Australian Bee Gees Show.

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Mountainfilm on Tour
Apr
28
8:00 PM20:00

Mountainfilm on Tour

Price: $27.49
All Ages Events
Mode: GA SEATE

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Doors open: 7pm
Show stars: 8pm

Mountainfilm on Tour is coming to Anita's this April 2018 featuring the best short films from the annual Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colorado. One word sets Mountainfilm apart from other tours-HEART. Join us for a celebration of adventure, environment & the human spirit. 

Mountainfilm is one of the world's best mountain film festivals, featured in the 2017 Top 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World by MovieMaker magazine. The festival has been held in May each year since 1979, with the best films then touring more than 150 locations around the world. 

This years films feature an awesome mix of short films featuring skiing, rafting, mountaineering, expedition travel, cultural & environmental stories. This is an event to inspire you to take on the world & experience all it has to offer.

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Fast Love: A Tribute to George Michael
Apr
27
8:00 PM20:00

Fast Love: A Tribute to George Michael

Price: $61.09
All Ages Event

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm (2 sets)

Get ready for an unforgettable evening with a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart in the all new production for 2017 - Fastlove: A Tribute to George Michael ft Andrew Browning.

This is a spellbinding experience you don't want to miss. You'll be getting up (to get down) to all your favourite songs: Careless Whisper, Freedom, Faith, Father Figure, One More Try, Outside, Jesus To A Child, I Want Your Sex, Kissing A Fool, and many more. 

Relive the passion, the flare, and the unique sensitivity of George Michael in this incredible concert sensation. As the great man said: you gotta have faith… So book your tickets now!

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The Sun Records All-Stars
Apr
21
8:00 PM20:00

The Sun Records All-Stars

Price: $55.98
All Ages Event

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

The Sun Records Allstars is an all singing, all playing insight into the origins of Rock n’ Roll where it all began in the 50s at the famous Sun Record studios in Memphis, Tennessee. This was the day that Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis, also know as the “Million Dollar Quartet” got together in a tiny studio and along with Sam Philips, changed music forever. The show is presented in two parts, featuring all the hits that captures the imagination, the passion and the phenomenon of this incredible era of music with authenticity and dedication. This show, starring Bill Culp as Carl Perkins, Joe Passion as Jerry Lee Lewis, Gino Monopoli as Elvis Presley and Roy LeBlanc as The Man in Black, Johnny Cash, is in its fourth tour of Australia. Direct from the United States, The Sun Records Allstars is one of the world’s greatest dedications to the birth of Rock n’ Roll.

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The Celtic Tenors
Apr
13
8:00 PM20:00

The Celtic Tenors

Price: $71.27
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm (2 sets)

When you put together three brilliant Tenor voices with natural Irish charm, singing spine-tingling Classical, Folk, Irish, Gaelic and Pop favourites in stacked three-part harmonies, then mix them up with quick witted banter, you have THE CELTIC TENORS.

The charismatic, globe-trotting trio are the most successful classical crossover artists ever to have come out of Ireland.

They just sing songs they love, and they most certainly don’t take themselves too seriously.  It’s all about the music, the harmonies and the fun.

Three unique solo voices, but when called upon – one tenor sound!

While each of The Celtic Tenors have been influenced by the musical traditions from their own individual parts of Ireland, Daryl, James and Matthew show great flexibility in melding their voices to suit the appropriate genres.

The Celtic Tenors will also perform The Irish Songbook on their Australian tour with such classics as Finnegan’s Wake, In The Gloaming, Song For Ireland, Danny Boy, The Dutchman, Caledonia, You Raise Me Up and many more favourites.

With a polished international reputation and over a million album sales world-wide, The Celtic Tenors offer something truly unique. The skill, range and ability of world-class tenors combined with the personality and fun of genuine Irish performers.

“Three separately and distinctive classically-trained tenors, who when they come together they are a superbly flawless unit. They combine the high standards of operatic singing with a delightfully informal sense of fun.” (The Irish Examiner)

“The finest version of ‘Danny Boy’ I have ever heard.” (President Bill Clinton). 

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John Waite
Mar
31
8:00 PM20:00

John Waite

Price: $75.35
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm (support: Sarah McLeod)

JOHN WAITE ANNOUNCES 

WOODEN HEART AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2018 

40th Anniversary tour celebrating the music of

THE BABYS – BAD ENGLISH – THE SOLO HITS

English singer-songwriter JOHN WAITE has announced his first ever Australian tour!

John will be performing his catalogue of hits from his 40 year career as a solo artist and also with bands, The Babys and Bad English presented in a unique electric-acoustic format with his band.

As a solo artist and as the lead singer of the Babys and Bad English, John Waite was a fixture of album-oriented rock radio stations during the '70s and '80s. John Waite had a talent for power ballads and driving arena rock, occasionally touching on new wave-styled power pop as well.  

Several of his songs -- including "Missing You," the Babys' "Isn't It Time," and Bad English's "When I See You Smile" -- became radio staples and still heard on radio today.  

John Waite formed the Babys in London, England in 1976. Initially conceived as a teen pop band, the Babys earned a record contract based on the strength of a video demo they constructed with producer Mike Mansfield. Chrysalis pushed the band heavily, resulting in "Isn't It Time" becoming a hit in the U.S. and U.K. in 1977.  

After the group disbanded in 1978 Waite began his solo career the following year, releasing 

Ignition on Chrysalis. While the album generated the minor hit "Change," his second album, 1984's No Brakes, became a genuine Top Ten hit on the strength of the number one single "Missing You."  

John Waite formed the supergroup Bad English with former Babys Jonathan Cain and Ricky Phillips (bass), ex-Journey guitarist Neal Schon, and drummer Deen Castronovo. The group's debut album, released in 1989 on Epic Records, became a platinum success after the power ballad "When I See You Smile" became a number one hit. "Price of Love" was also a Top Ten hit. 

Waite resumed his solo career in 1995, releasing Temple Bar on Imago. John Waite continues to tour his catalogue of music from his stellar 40 year career as one of the most recognisable voices of rock music.

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James Reyne
Mar
25
6:00 PM18:00

James Reyne

Price: $55.99
All Ages Event
Mode: RESERVED SEATING

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2ND SHOW ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND

Doors open: 5pm
Show starts: 6pm (support); 6.45pm (main)

Acclaimed singer songwriter James Reyne has today announced he’ll take his A CRAWL TO NOW Tour on a huge regional run from March through to May 2018.  Commencing March 20, 2018, Reyne will tour widely across regional NSW and Vic, concluding with a date in Mount Gambier, SA on May 19.  He’ll be joined by guitarist Josh Owen in acoustic duo format.

A CRAWL TO NOW is a 90 minute live show featuring songs selected from over twenty albums representing an extensive catalogue. Songs from Australian Crawl to now.

"This will be a comprehensive look at the past unto the present.  I’ve sifted through all of the Australian Crawl material with the intention of performing it “songbook” style. And to bring out the solo material again and reimagine those songs acoustically is always fun -  I’m very excited about these shows.”

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James Reyne
Mar
24
8:00 PM20:00

James Reyne

Price: $55.99
All Ages Event

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm (support)

Acclaimed singer songwriter James Reyne has today announced he’ll take his A CRAWL TO NOW Tour on a huge regional run from March through to May 2018.  Commencing March 20, 2018, Reyne will tour widely across regional NSW and Vic, concluding with a date in Mount Gambier, SA on May 19.  He’ll be joined by guitarist Josh Owen in acoustic duo format.

A CRAWL TO NOW is a 90 minute live show featuring songs selected from over twenty albums representing an extensive catalogue. Songs from Australian Crawl to now.

"This will be a comprehensive look at the past unto the present.  I’ve sifted through all of the Australian Crawl material with the intention of performing it “songbook” style. And to bring out the solo material again and reimagine those songs acoustically is always fun -  I’m very excited about these shows.”

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Celebrating The Everly Brothers & Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
Mar
23
8:00 PM20:00

Celebrating The Everly Brothers & Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Price: $71.19
All Ages Event

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Ben Maiorana Entertainment

Proudly Presents

“CELEBRATING ALL THE CLASSIC HITS OF”

THE EVERLY BROTHERS & Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Starring

Internationally Renowned

The Robertson Brothers & Simon Brook McLachlan

Together on Stage

 

Rock n Roll fans this is the show that you all have been waiting for as we celebrate all the classic hits of “The Everly Brothers & Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons In Concert”

For the first time in Australia Rock n Roll fans will embrace & celebrate all the classic & No 1 hits of these Music Legends.

The magical sounds of The Everly Brothers & Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons come alive again with Australia's very own Multi Award Winning vocal harmony Duo & Internationally Renowned The Robertson Brothers & Simon Brook McLachlan together with a Rockin Live Band.

With half a million record sales, 22 Mo and ACE Awards, along with two ARIA and Golden Guitar nominations, The Robertson Brothers are one of Australia's leading vocal groups. 

Many know them as the distinctive vocal sound on the theme for the hit TV soapie Home & Away plus by their regular political and football song parodies for Ray Hadley's morning shows networked across Australia and on 2GB.

The Robertson Brothers have also toured the world with many well known acts including The Eagles, America, John Denver, ELO plus many more. They were also lucky enough to be selected to sing at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympic games.  

Simon Brook McLachlan – Direct From Jersey Boys will absolutely mesmerize and astound you with his dynamic and distinct vocals as he performs all the sensational hits of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

His selected Theatre credits include being an original all Australian cast member of Jersey Boys Australia.

Simon has also starred as Crowther in The History Boys at Sydney Opera House, Oppenheimer and Tibbets in the world premiere of ATOMIC, and Joe/Jerry in Squabbalogic’s Grey Gardens in Sydney. 

Simon trained with Avigail Herman and Keith Bain at NIDA, in Stella Adler technique with Lynette Sheldon in Sydney and Milton Justice in Los Angeles and also known for his work on screen in The PacificUnderbelly RazorBlack Comedy, and shorts such as Lie to Me, A Class Act, and Test of Faith and the upcoming Australian premiere of Alex Lykos’ A Long Night.

Come and hear the magical hits and soaring harmonies that made The Everly Brothers & Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons the legends they are with hits such as ‘Bye Bye Love’, ‘Wake Up Little Susie’, ‘All I Have To Do Is Dream’, ‘Bird Dog’, ‘Let It Be Me’, ‘(Til) I Kissed You’, ‘Cathy's Clown’, ‘Crying In The Rain’ and ‘When Will I Be Loved’ Sherry, Walk Like A Man, Rag Doll, Big Girls Don’t Cry, OH What A Night, Grease, Working My Way Back To You, Let’s Hang On and many more together with a special celebration to other Rock n Roll legends of that era.

“The Robertson Brothers & Simon Brook McLachlan together on stage breathe life back into the legends that are The Everly Brothers & Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons”

This International Production show will have audiences dancing in the aisles! 

Rock & Roll fans this is a show not to be missed !

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Jimmy Barnes, Working Class Man: An Evening of Stories & Songs
Mar
16
8:00 PM20:00

Jimmy Barnes, Working Class Man: An Evening of Stories & Songs

Price: $119.90
All Ages Event

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm (2 sets)

Tickets for all shows will go onsale at exactly the same time that the second volume of his memoirs hits bookstores – 9.00am on Monday, 23 October - although members of Jimmy’s mailing list will have access to pre-sale tickets from 2.00pm on Thursday, 19 October. Fans are strongly advised to ONLY buy tickets via the genuine links at www.jimmybarnes.com otherwise they risk getting ripped off by online scalpers.

Working Class Man: An Evening of Stories & Songs will be the sequel to the acclaimed and hugely successful live show Jimmy performed alongside his first bestselling memoir - “Working Class Boy”. Like that previous production, this new tour will see Jimmy telling his life story and singing stripped back versions of songs that have shaped his journey. However, unlike its predecessor, this live show - and book - will cover the Oz rock icon's entire adult life, revealing the successes and excesses of Australia's greatest rock ’n roll story.

In “Working Class Boy”, Jimmy revealed the previously untold details of a profoundly troubled childhood. That memoir - which he wrote entirely on his own - won the ABIA Award as the Best Biography of 2016. It was also the country’s #1 selling non-fiction title last year with sales now topping 150,000 copies. The harrowing companion piece Working Class Boy: An Evening of Stories & Songs was performed over 40 Times in Australia and New Zealand and its staging at the Sydney Opera House won him both a Sydney Theatre Award and a Helpmann Award nomination.

The new Working Class Man live show and book - again both written by Jimmy - begin in 1974 as he leaves Adelaide in the back of an old bread truck with a then unknown rock group called Cold Chisel. They trace the legendary band’s long climb to the top and their subsequent implosion. The story then picks up as Jimmy carves out a new solo career for himself. He becomes the country’s biggest rock star before drugs and alcohol bring him to his knees and he eventually rebuilds his life thanks to the love of his wife and his family. It’s a spellbinding and searingly honest reflection on success, fame and addiction.

Working Class Man: An Evening of Stories & Songs is presented by Triple M and MAX. The tour will also help promote the good work of Lifeline (www.lifeline.org.au) as Jimmy will be drawing further attention to the issues of addiction and mental health in both his new book and live show. As he says in the preface to "Working Class Man”:

“In book one I faced the damage that a broken home and a broken heart can bring. In book two I face the impact that a childhood like mine can have on a man. Don’t get me wrong. I’m not blaming anyone for any of this. We all do the best with what we have. But in book two the blame rests squarely on my shoulders, and until I work a lot of things out I carry a lot of baggage around with me ...

 I have done a lot of great things. I have a beautiful family and wonderful friends. But there were many times, dark times, that I almost let it all slip through my fingers. In the end I asked for help. I used to think that if someone asked for help they were weak. But the toughest thing I ever did was reach out and ask for help. And that was when I started to heal."

 

What the critics said about Working Class Boy: An Evening of Stories & Songs:

“A powerful, deeply emotional and transformative production”

– The Daily Telegraph

“A sophisticated and very moving piece of storytelling”

– The Daily Review

“… anyone seeking an emotional, dark, funny, exciting theatrical event — and a powerful singer still in great voice — will be thrilled”

– Sunday Mail SA

“You know you’ve been to a pretty good gig when the songs of your youth are redefined. That is just what this old Cold Chisel fan is feeling right now after spending a wonderful 150 minutes listening to Australian rock great Jimmy Barnes tell his life story with yarns and song”

– The West Australian

 

To coincide with the soon-to-be bestselling book of the same name, Bloodlines/Mushroom will release a limited edition, commemorative version of one of the greatest Australian rock albums of all time, For The Working Class Man on 20 October 2017. This deluxe, double-disc package includes:

 

Disc 1 - CD

The original 1985 recordings totally re-mastered by Don Bartley, who undertook an exhaustive analogue process including the use of 1/2” tape to keep dynamics and clarity intact, maintain the punch of the original mixes and create some natural harmonics while still allowing for competitive levels.

 

Disc 2 - DVD

This 1984 performance from the legendary Playroom in Queensland captures the raw energy and musical potency of that period. It has never been commercially released.

The CD booklet has also been expanded to include previously unseen photos from the original shoot by Patrick Jones, exclusive liner notes and a track-by-track commentary from Jimmy recapturing the stories behind these classic songs. And all in a slipcase tying the album artwork directly to the cover of the book.

Jimmy’s longtime friend and label owner, Michael Gudinski, said, “I’m so proud of everything Jimmy has achieved, both solo and with Cold Chisel. He’s had more number one albums than any other Australian artist. He’s actually sold more albums solo than with Chisel, which is a remarkable stat. He’s a two-time ARIA Hall of Famer. Hell, he’s even a best-selling author. But Jimmy has never forgotten his working-class roots. The things he still values most are honesty, loyalty, friendship and family”

 

Tickets to Working Class Man: An Evening of Stories & Songsgo on sale to the general public at 9.00am local times, on Monday, 23 October, 2017. Pre sale details are:

Fan Club and Frontier Touring pre-sale: Members of Jimmy’s mailing list and Frontier Touring Members will have the opportunity to access pre-sale tickets from 2.00pm on Thursday, 19 October until 2.00pm on Friday, 20 October.

Venue pre-sales: Friday, 20 October from 2.00pm until Monday, 23 October at 9.00am (all local times) or earlier if pre-sale allocations are exhausted

The limited edition, commemorative release of For The Working Class Man will be released on Friday, 20 October through Bloodlines/Mushroom.

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Jimmy Barnes, Working Class Man: An Evening of Stories & Songs
Mar
15
8:00 PM20:00

Jimmy Barnes, Working Class Man: An Evening of Stories & Songs

Price: $119.90
All Ages Event

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm (2 sets)

Tickets for all shows will go onsale at exactly the same time that the second volume of his memoirs hits bookstores – 9.00am on Monday, 23 October - although members of Jimmy’s mailing list will have access to pre-sale tickets from 2.00pm on Thursday, 19 October. Fans are strongly advised to ONLY buy tickets via the genuine links at www.jimmybarnes.com otherwise they risk getting ripped off by online scalpers.

Working Class Man: An Evening of Stories & Songs will be the sequel to the acclaimed and hugely successful live show Jimmy performed alongside his first bestselling memoir - “Working Class Boy”. Like that previous production, this new tour will see Jimmy telling his life story and singing stripped back versions of songs that have shaped his journey. However, unlike its predecessor, this live show - and book - will cover the Oz rock icon's entire adult life, revealing the successes and excesses of Australia's greatest rock ’n roll story.

In “Working Class Boy”, Jimmy revealed the previously untold details of a profoundly troubled childhood. That memoir - which he wrote entirely on his own - won the ABIA Award as the Best Biography of 2016. It was also the country’s #1 selling non-fiction title last year with sales now topping 150,000 copies. The harrowing companion piece Working Class Boy: An Evening of Stories & Songs was performed over 40 Times in Australia and New Zealand and its staging at the Sydney Opera House won him both a Sydney Theatre Award and a Helpmann Award nomination.

The new Working Class Man live show and book - again both written by Jimmy - begin in 1974 as he leaves Adelaide in the back of an old bread truck with a then unknown rock group called Cold Chisel. They trace the legendary band’s long climb to the top and their subsequent implosion. The story then picks up as Jimmy carves out a new solo career for himself. He becomes the country’s biggest rock star before drugs and alcohol bring him to his knees and he eventually rebuilds his life thanks to the love of his wife and his family. It’s a spellbinding and searingly honest reflection on success, fame and addiction.

Working Class Man: An Evening of Stories & Songs is presented by Triple M and MAX. The tour will also help promote the good work of Lifeline (www.lifeline.org.au) as Jimmy will be drawing further attention to the issues of addiction and mental health in both his new book and live show. As he says in the preface to "Working Class Man”:

“In book one I faced the damage that a broken home and a broken heart can bring. In book two I face the impact that a childhood like mine can have on a man. Don’t get me wrong. I’m not blaming anyone for any of this. We all do the best with what we have. But in book two the blame rests squarely on my shoulders, and until I work a lot of things out I carry a lot of baggage around with me ...

 I have done a lot of great things. I have a beautiful family and wonderful friends. But there were many times, dark times, that I almost let it all slip through my fingers. In the end I asked for help. I used to think that if someone asked for help they were weak. But the toughest thing I ever did was reach out and ask for help. And that was when I started to heal."

 

What the critics said about Working Class Boy: An Evening of Stories & Songs:

“A powerful, deeply emotional and transformative production”

– The Daily Telegraph

“A sophisticated and very moving piece of storytelling”

– The Daily Review

“… anyone seeking an emotional, dark, funny, exciting theatrical event — and a powerful singer still in great voice — will be thrilled”

– Sunday Mail SA

“You know you’ve been to a pretty good gig when the songs of your youth are redefined. That is just what this old Cold Chisel fan is feeling right now after spending a wonderful 150 minutes listening to Australian rock great Jimmy Barnes tell his life story with yarns and song”

– The West Australian

 

To coincide with the soon-to-be bestselling book of the same name, Bloodlines/Mushroom will release a limited edition, commemorative version of one of the greatest Australian rock albums of all time, For The Working Class Man on 20 October 2017. This deluxe, double-disc package includes:

 

Disc 1 - CD

The original 1985 recordings totally re-mastered by Don Bartley, who undertook an exhaustive analogue process including the use of 1/2” tape to keep dynamics and clarity intact, maintain the punch of the original mixes and create some natural harmonics while still allowing for competitive levels.

 

Disc 2 - DVD

This 1984 performance from the legendary Playroom in Queensland captures the raw energy and musical potency of that period. It has never been commercially released.

The CD booklet has also been expanded to include previously unseen photos from the original shoot by Patrick Jones, exclusive liner notes and a track-by-track commentary from Jimmy recapturing the stories behind these classic songs. And all in a slipcase tying the album artwork directly to the cover of the book.

Jimmy’s longtime friend and label owner, Michael Gudinski, said, “I’m so proud of everything Jimmy has achieved, both solo and with Cold Chisel. He’s had more number one albums than any other Australian artist. He’s actually sold more albums solo than with Chisel, which is a remarkable stat. He’s a two-time ARIA Hall of Famer. Hell, he’s even a best-selling author. But Jimmy has never forgotten his working-class roots. The things he still values most are honesty, loyalty, friendship and family”

 

Tickets to Working Class Man: An Evening of Stories & Songs go on sale to the general public at 9.00am local times, on Monday, 23 October, 2017. Pre sale details are:

Fan Club and Frontier Touring pre-sale: Members of Jimmy’s mailing list and Frontier Touring Members will have the opportunity to access pre-sale tickets from 2.00pm on Thursday, 19 October until 2.00pm on Friday, 20 October.

Venue pre-sales: Friday, 20 October from 2.00pm until Monday, 23 October at 9.00am (all local times) or earlier if pre-sale allocations are exhausted

The limited edition, commemorative release of For The Working Class Man will be released on Friday, 20 October through Bloodlines/Mushroom.

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TMG (Ted Murly Gang)
Mar
9
8:00 PM20:00

TMG (Ted Murly Gang)

Price: $45.80
All Ages Event
Mode: STANDING + RESERVED SEATING

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

TMG were a cornerstone of the 70s rock scene. Label mates with AC/DC on Alberts, TMG helped shape the guitar-driven sound of Aussie rock. Their 1975 smash hit Jump In My Car catapulted them to superstardom and they followed with a swag of crowd pleasers such as Darktown Strutters Ball, Crazy, My Little Girl, Heart of Stone, and (You’ve Got) The Devil In You to name a few. The respect the industry had for TMG was evident by the massive support shown by fellow musicians who put on a series of concerts to raise money to him after he was diagnosed with cancer in 2001. TMG recently banded together in Sydney for Ted’s Birthday Bash, celebrating what would have been his 70th birthday.

When the original line-up – Les Hall, Gary Dixon and Herm Kovac – came back together, it was a natural progression to call on Steve and Mark to help them bring TMG’s music back to the live stage. “We have known Steve since he was 10 and Mark has been a mate since the early days,” says Herm. “Our first rehearsal was two hours laughter, two hours playing, so we knew it was going to be fun. Having Steve in the band is sometimes like having Ted in the band. At times he sounds just like his brother when he sings, and when he chats to the audience. The only thing missing is the bass guitar, which Steve can’t play.”

Deciding to get the band back together was a chance to revisit all the great material produced by TMG. “Our agent kept hassling me to get the band back together and when I asked Mark to play bass, his response was ‘great, we can remind people of how great Ted and his songs were’,” says Herm. “If someone told me two years ago I would be playing drums again, and playing to packed crowds, I honestly would have laughed. Its been great and fun!”

Performing again after 25 years is surreal experience. It is great for the band to get back and play the songs that created memories for generations, and continues to have relevance today. “Ted was my best mate,” says Herm. “I do miss him turning around and grinning if someone made a blue or if there was someone interesting in the audience.”

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Daniel Thompson and Stuie French with Happy Days Records Presents, Johnny Cash: The Concert
Mar
2
8:00 PM20:00

Daniel Thompson and Stuie French with Happy Days Records Presents, Johnny Cash: The Concert

Price: $65.00
All Ages Event

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Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm

Award winning and highly acclaimed Australian country singer Daniel Thompson and Golden Guitar winning, Telecaster picking, Australian country music legend Stuie French, along with their powerhouse backing band, The Tennessee Express are excited to bring you Johnny Cash The Concert - Revisits Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison.

In 1968, Johnny Cash walked on to stage at Folsom State Prison, California and for the first time ever uttered his immortal words “Hello, I’m Johnny Cash”.

Already a worldwide superstar, that iconic phrase and the 45 minute live album that followed, cemented Cash as a legend of popular culture began his rise to the heights of fame over the next three years that has rarely been equalled.

Selling over 3 million copies in the US alone “At Folsom Prison” is widely regarded and one of the greatest live albums ever recorded and amongst many other accolades was named at number 88 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time.

After years of personal turmoil and several years of limited commercial success, Cash convinced a reluctant Columbia records to record and release “At Folsom Prison”. Essentially risking his entire career on this live album, Cash’s gamble paid off and began his rise to legendary status in popular culture where he firmly and rightfully remains to this day.

Australia’s premier tribute to the Man In Black, Johnny Csh The Concert, hits the road once more in 2018 bringing you this iconic album in it’s entirety. Since 2009, more than 50 thousand ecstatic Johnny Cash fans Australia wide have witnessed the magic of Johnny Cash and his music through Daniel Thompson and Stuie French’s authentic tribute to this iconic and beloved superstar.

In 2018, Johnny Cash The Concert gives Australian Cash fans the opportunity to relive the magic of the legendary “Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison” album.

The show will not only feature the Folsom Prison album in it’s entirety from cover to cover, it will also feature a set of The Man in Black’s greatest hits from throughout his entire career.

Coming to a venue near you in 2018, Johnny Cash The Concert Revisits Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison is one of the most anticipated shows of the year. Don’t miss this opportunity to relive one of The Man In Black’s greatest ever albums performed by Australia’s own Johnny Cash The Concert.

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