As the end of the year draws nearer, artists are getting their last shows in. This weekend is set to be a big one, with some of the biggest stars of the far past, recent past, and future set to play down under.
Check out the gig picks for the coming days!
Fleetwood Mac – Sydney
Fleetwood Mac, legends of the 70s, are back touring, returning to Australia for the first time since 2009. This tour sees the original band members back together, Christine McVie rejoining band mates Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks. The ‘On With The Show’ tour has three stops this weekend in Sydney, playing the Allphones Arena. This is one you won’t want to miss. Tickets on sale through Ticketek.
Show details: Thursday 22nd, Saturday 24th, and Sunday 25th of October @ Allphones Arena, Sydney
Robbie Williams – Melbourne
One of England’s most recognisable and successful musicians of the past two decades is returning to Australia on his ‘Let Me Entertain You’ tour. His set this tour promises to have his biggest hits, fan favourites, as well as some unique covers. He’ll be playing three shows in Melbourne before heading to Sydney next week. Tickets on sale through Ticketek.
Show details: Thursday 22nd, Friday 23rd, and Saturday 24th of October @ Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
Violent Soho – Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne
Queensland group Violent Soho have been making huge waves over recent years, and they’re riding them to Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne this weekend on their huge tour, which will culminate in their Laneway Festival shows next year. All of the shows are sold out, so bad luck for those without tickets, but those who do will be in for an unforgettable night.
Show details: Thursday 22nd October @ The Zoo, Brisbane – Friday 23rd October @ Oxfort Art Factory, Sydney – Saturday 24th October @ Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Dylan Joel – Sydney and Wollongong
Aussie hip hop artist Dylan Joel is headed around the country in support of his debut album Authentic Lemonade. With a relatively small but strong fanbase, he is set to turn some heads on his country wide tour over the next month. Tickets on sale to Sydney via Moshtix and Wollongong via Oztix.
Show details: Friday, 23rd October @ Goodgod Small Club, Sydney – Saturday 24th October @ Rad, Wollongong
Pete Murray – Adelaide
Pete Murray, who captivated Australian audiences in the 2000s, is back with his ‘Yours Acoustically’ tour, following his super successful 2014 ‘Feelers Anniversary’ tour. This tour will be all acoustic, featuring some of his biggest hits, as well as some previews of tracks from his upcoming 2016 album. Tickets through Bass.
Show details: Saturday, October 24th @ Her Majesty’s Theatre, Adelaide
Philadelphia Grand Jury – Sydney
Off the back of the brand new single “Crashing And Burning Pt. II”, as well as their sophmore album Summer Of Doom, Philly Jays are headed around Australia to show off their new material. After the success of their first album, the group played all over mainland Europe, the UK, the USA, and even South Africa. Time will tell if this one reaches the same levels, but first it’s Australia. Tickets on sale through Moshtix.
Show details: Saturday October 24th @ Oxfort Art Factory, Sydney
Devin Townsend Project – Sydney
One of the most well known and admired metal musicians Devin Townsend is in Sydney this weekend, ready to rock everyones socks off. The guitarist has been a part of many different and acclaimed groups, and this tour is sure to feature his most well known songs from all across his very large catalogue of songs. Joining him in support will be Periphery. Tickets on sale through Ticketek.
Show details: Saturday, October 24th @ Roundhouse, Sydney
Tijuana Cartel – Perth
Psychedelicatessen has been in the making for a long time. The Australian groups newest album is inspired by counter culture over the last few decades. They’re on the road to support this new album, and are stopping at Perth’s Rosemount Hotel. Tickets on sale through Oztix.
Show details: Saturday October 24th @ The Rosemount Hotel, Perth