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Keith Urban Announces Birds Of Tokyo As Special Guest On ‘The Speed Of Now World Tour 2021’

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Four time Grammy and ARIA award winning global superstar, Keith Urban has today announced celebrated Australian rock band, Birds of Tokyo as the special guest on his ‘THE SPEED OF NOW WORLD TOUR 2021,’ which opens on December 1st in Newcastle.  These are Urban’s first shows in Australia in more than two years, his first in Perth since 2014 and the first stops of his ‘THE SPEED OF NOW WORLD TOUR’.  It also includes shows in Sydney, Wollongong, Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Please visit keithurban.com for ticketing information.

Urban’s live shows are legendary, as unpredictable as they are explosive and with the addition of Birds of Tokyo, ‘THE SPEED OF NOW WORLD TOUR 2021’ is shaping up to be one of the year’s most anticipated tours.  Not only will the tour feature all new state-of-the-art production, it will debut brand new music from Urban’s #1 album “THE SPEED OF NOW Part 1,” which tomorrow will see the debut of its latest single and music video for “Out The Cage,” featuring Breland and the funk/pop icon Nile Rodgers.

Across the last two years, ARIA award winning Birds of Tokyo have enjoyed multi-platinum album sales and a run of hit singles; the radio smash The Greatest Mistakes” plus the double platinum certified single  “Good Lord”,  glorious anthem “Unbreakable” and the celebratory “Two Of Us”.  These songs formed the basis of their 2020  album  Human Design”, which debuted at #1 on the ARIA Album Chart.

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Early 2021 saw Birds of Tokyo play a handful of special concerts with three of Australia’s most prestigious Symphony Orchestras, further cementing their reputation as one of Australia’s finest live acts.

KEITH URBAN ‘THE SPEED OF NOW WORLD TOUR’ WITH SPECIAL GUEST BIRDS OF TOKYO
AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES 2021

Wednesday 1 December 2021           Newcastle Entertainment Centre
Friday 3 December 2021                     Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney
Saturday 4 December 2021                Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney
Monday 6 December 2021                 WIN Entertainment Centre, Wollongong
Wednesday 8 December 2021           Adelaide Entertainment Centre
Friday 10 December 2021                   Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
Saturday 11 December 2021              Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
Tuesday 14 December 2021               RAC Arena, Perth
Friday 17 December 2021                   Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Saturday 18 December 2021              Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Sunday 19 December 2021                 Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

For tickets please visit keithurban.com

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Jimmy Barnes Announces ‘Flesh & Blood’ Tour, July 2021

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Flesh And Blood Tour will visit Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Brisbane and Sydney this July

Fan Pre-sale starts May 3 and On-sale May 5  

Flesh And Blood will be released July 2 through Bloodlines

Heading to Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Brisbane and Sydney this July, the Flesh And Blood Tour will appropriately feature many members of Jimmy’s family. Over the last year hundreds of ‘at home’ performances by the Barnes’ clan have attracted more than 100 million views on social media and helped inspire a slew of new songs as well.

“It’s great to be back playing live again”, says Jimmy. “It was good to get some downtime at home for a change but now we’re hungry to get back onstage together. If 2020 taught me anything it’s that Facebook and YouTube videos can be fun but they’re no substitute for a real gig.”


Pre-sale tickets are available to jimmybarnes.com subscribers from Monday 3 May. Instructions + fan pre-sale code will be sent out via email on Monday morning 3 May. CLICK HERE to sign up for the Fan Pre-sale.

JIMMY BARNES – FLESH AND BLOOD AUSTRALIAN TOUR
JULY 2021

Presented by Frontier Touring and Triple M

FAN PRE-SALE 
Runs 24 hours from: Monday 3 May (1pm AEST)
or until pre-sale allocation exhausted

GENERAL PUBLIC ON SALE
Begins: Wednesday 5 May (noon local time)

ALL SHOWS ALL AGES
All shows all ages *
* U18s must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian
This event is recommended for patrons aged 16+

Friday 02 July
Riverside Theatre | Perth, WA
All Ages
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Friday 16 July
Thebarton Theatre | Adelaide, SA
All Ages
ticketmaster.com.au | 136 100

Thursday 22 July
Palais Theatre | Melbourne, VIC
All Ages
ticketmaster.com.au | 136 100

Sunday 25 July
Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre | Gold Coast, QLD
All Ages
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Wednesday 28 July
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre | Brisbane, QLD
All Ages
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Friday 30 July
State Theatre | Sydney, NSW
All Ages
ticketmaster.com.au | 136 100

Jimmy Barnes is also appearing on the Red Hot Summer Tour. 
For details head to jimmybarnes.com

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H.E.A.T & Crazy Lixx Announce Aussie Tour!

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Scandinavia heads down under as Silverback Touring bring you two of Sweden’s finest Hard Rock exports H.E.A.T and CRAZY LIXX. This will be the first Australian Tour for both bands and the action takes place in the rescheduled dates of September 2022.

Over the last several years H.E.A.T have established themselves as one of the leading bands in the melodic rock scene, both in their homeland Sweden and internationally. They have toured and performed front of thousands and thousands of fans around the world.

In April 2008, their self-titled debut album was released and became a massive vitamin injection for the genre and instantly received accolades from both fans and critics worldwide. The release was followed up by immense touring and H.E.A.T played with bands such as Alice Cooper, Thin Lizzy and on big festivals like Sweden Rock.

Since that time H.E.A.T have released a further 5 studio albums that latest being this years H.E.A.T II and have established themselves as a major force in the hard rock world.

“What can you say about H.E.A.T? If you don’t like these energetic Swedes you must be dead inside, as this year they’ve shown the UK crowd how to be the most complete band on the planet” – Classic Rock Magazine.

Joining H.E.A.T are fellow Swedes CRAZY LIXX! CRAZY LIXX carry the torch of Rock ‘n’ Roll with pride with their brand of Hard Rock and Hair Metal. Since their album debut in 2007, the band has been enthralling crowds with their unique brand of 80’s Hard Rock and stellar live show.

Their latest album Forever Wild is another sleaze metal gem that harkens back to the best of ‘80s rock, while also keeping a foot planted in the 21st century. Forever Wild further cements CRAZY LIXX as one of the leaders of the Scandinavian led ‘80s hard rock revival.

Rendering the pure nostalgia of 80’s Arena Hard Rock and ‘The New Wave of Swedish Sleaze’ CRAZY LIXX come packed with impressive guitar solos, memorable hooks, catchy choruses, big drums and genre defining riffs.

H.E.A.T and CRAZY LIXX 2022 Australian Tour Dates:

Thursday 8 Sept – Sydney, Manning Bar
Friday 9 Sept – Melbourne, The Prince
Saturday 10 Sept – Brisbane, The Zoo
Sunday 11 Sept – Adelaide, The Gov

Tickets on sale now from: https://www.silverbacktouring.com.au/heat-australian-tour-2021/

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Icons & Legends – A Tribute To The Music Of Bon Jovi featuring Mark Furze & Virginia Lillye

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Silverback Touring is ecstatic to announce the launch of their new brand, Icons & Legends, a nod to the artists which have shaped our lives and popular culture as we know it.

On the concept, Danny Bazzi, head of Silverback, says:

“We wanted to bring the music of some of these iconic and legendary acts to the forefront. This is not a dress up tribute show, this is about the music and the legacy of the music, delivered by a killer band with some amazing voices up front and in some of our countries best rock venues. This is a celebration that will appeal to every single fan. We wanted to select bands that have that universal appeal and who better than Bon Jovi to kick things off”.

Icons & Legends: A Tribute To The Music Of Bon Jovi will focus on Bon Jovi’s releases between 1983 and 2005 and will feature a hit and anthem filled set including: ‘Living On A Prayer’, ‘Wanted Dead Or Alive’, ‘It’s My Life’, ‘Runaway’, ‘Keep The Faith’, ‘Bad Medicine’ and lots more.

Leading the charge and up front on vocals are the massive voices of Virgina Lillye & Mark Furze who both gave Australia an insight into their rock credentials as semi-finalists on The Voice this year. The backing band, providing the soundtrack, are Melbourne band, HEADHUNTERS, an accomplished group of Australian musicians led by Brazilian guitar maestro, Marcelo Machado.

This is a show which is a must for not only any Bon Jovi fan, but any rock fan. Tickets are limited as all venues are operating in COVID safe capacities.

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Icons & Legends – A Tribute To The Music of BON JOVI
2021 Tour Dates

Friday 30 April – GOLD COAST, Coolangatta Hotel
Saturday 1 May – BRISBANE, The Zoo
Thursday 13 May – ADELAIDE, Lion Arts Factory
Friday 21 May – CANBERRA, The Basement
Saturday 22 May – SYDNEY, Max Watts
Friday 28 May – MELBOURNE, The Prince

Tickets On Sale Now From: https://www.silverbacktouring.com.au/icons-bon-jovi/

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