|Sat 14 Mar, 2015||A Day On The Green - Kings Park & Botanic Garden, Perth - All Ages|
|Wed 18 Mar, 2015||WIN Entertainment Centre, Wollongong - All Ages|
|Thu 19 Mar, 2015||Qantas Credit Union Arena, Sydney - All Ages|
|Sat 21 Mar, 2015||A Day On The Green - Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley - All Ages|
|Sun 22 Mar, 2015||A Day On The Green - Leconfield Wines, McLaren Vale - All Ages|
|Tue 24 Mar, 2015||Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne - All Ages|
|Sat 28 Mar, 2015||A Day On The Green - Bimbadgen, Hunter Valley - All Ages|
|Sun 29 Mar, 2015||A Day On The Green - Sirromet Wines, Mount Cotton - All Ages|
|Wed 01 Apr, 2015||Vector Arena, Auckland - All Ages|
|Thu 02 Apr, 2015||TSB Bank Arena, Wellington - All Ages|
|Sat 04 Apr, 2015||Horncastle Arena, Christchurch - All Ages|
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Since CHEAP TRICK burst out of Rockford, Illinois in the late 70’s, their irresistible blend of pop, punk and metal has resulted in classics like ‘I Want You To Want Me’, ‘Surrender’, ‘Dream Police’, ‘If You Want My Love’’ and the long-running #1 chart-topper ‘The Flame’. Along the way they’ve notched up more than 5,000 performances, 20 million records sold, appearances on 30 movie soundtracks and 40 gold and platinum recording awards. They have been cited as an inspiration for countless bands including Green Day, Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters and Urge Overkill.
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Wollongong, Sydney & Melbourne
6.30pm | External Doors Open
7.00pm | Internal Doors Open
7.30pm | Cheap Trick
9.00pm | Billy Idol
Auckland, Wellington & Christchurch
6.30pm | Doors Open
7.15pm | The Angels
8.15pm | Cheap Trick
9.35pm | Billy Idol
*Please note times are a guide only and subject to change without notice
2015 AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND TOUR ANNOUNCED
A DAY ON THE GREEN WINERIES & INDOOR SHOWS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS CHEAP TRICK
Rock icon BILLY IDOL is returning to Australia and New Zealand for his first concert tour of Australia since 2002 and his first of New Zealand since 1987.
The original punk turned global superstar will perform indoor shows and a day on the green winery events in March and April 2015. Idol’s band includes long-time collaborator and lead-guitarist Steve Stevens.
Billy Idol’s tour announcement coincides with a flurry of new Idol projects that have fans around the globe in a heightened state of excitement!
Idol’s long-awaited and riveting self-written autobiography Dancing With Myself was released worldwide on October 7 via Touchstone/Simon and Schuster and his first album of new material since 2005, Kings & Queens of the Underground, is out on October 17 on BFI Records/Kobalt Label Services.
Written by Idol himself, in his inimitable, searingly honest voice, Dancing With Myself offers an all-access pass to Billy Idol’s journey to fame. His tale is an extraordinary one, from a transient childhood divided between the United States and England, to Idol’s time as a seminal member of the 1970s London punk scene fronting the band Generation X, to his meteoric rise to stardom, propelled by a distinctive sound combining punk’s energy and ethos with a danceable, driving beat.
Beyond adding his uniquely qualified perspective to the story of the evolution of rock, Idol is a brash, lively chronicler of his own career. Delivered with the same in-your-face attitude and fire his fans have embraced for decades, Dancing With Myself offers eye-opening anecdotes full of drugs, sex, and rock ‘n’ roll that only Billy Idol can tell.
Idol’s new album Kings & Queens Of The Underground was primarily produced by Trevor Horn, with Greg Kurstin also contributing as producer to two songs, including the anthemic lead single, ‘Can’t Break Me Down’.
Stream “Can’t Break Me Down” from Kings & Queens Of The Underground on Spotify: Billy Idol – Can't Break Me Down
To watch Episode 1 of Billy's behind-the-scenes web series for Kings & Queens Of The Underground, click here.
Idol and his band will launch a European tour in November and a North American tour in January that will continue to Australia and New Zealand in March 2015. The full list of tour dates and on sale times is below.
To celebrate having Idol finally back in Australia, promoters Frontier Touring and Roundhouse Entertainment have put together a cracking tour line-up featuring special guests Cheap Trick and in some cities, The Angels and Choirboys.
Saturday 14 March Perth, WA | A Day On The Green* (All Ages)
Wednesday 18 March Wollongong | WIN Entertainment Centre (All Ages)
Thursday 19 March Sydney | Qantas Credit Union Arena (All Ages)
Saturday 21 March Yarra Valley, VIC | A Day On The Green* (All Ages)
Sunday 22 March Fleurieu Peninsula, SA | A Day On The Green* (All Ages)
Tuesday 24 March Melbourne | Margaret Court Arena (All Ages)
Saturday 28 March Hunter Valley, NSW | A Day On The Green* (All Ages)
Sunday 29 March Mt Cotton, QLD | A Day On The Green* (All Ages)
Wednesday 1 April Auckland | Vector Arena (All Ages)
Thursday 2 April Wellington | TSB Bank Arena (All Ages)
Saturday 4 April Christchurch | Horncastle Arena (All Ages)
* Not a Frontier Touring show