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Second show added: 10 November

The Beach Boys will perform at Perth Zoo with special guests Christopher Cross and Daddy Cool on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 November 2007!

With songs like “California Girls”, “Good Vibrations’, “Wouldn’t It Be Nice”, “Surfin’ USA”, “Kokomo”, “Help Me Rhonda”, “Barbara Ann” and countless others, The Beach Boys are one of the most influential and successful bands in pop history.

The Beach Boys, headed by singer Mike Love, will be playing all the classic hits that so perfectly epitomized the Californian lifestyle and propelled them to sales of more than 100 million albums, 32 American Platinum and Gold awards, induction into the Rock’n’Roll Hall Of Fame and the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Grammys, to name just a few of their many staggering achievements.

The tour’s special guests are the mighty Daddy Cool, Ross Wilson reforming the original line-up for their first concert tour in 33 years(!). Plus the multi-Grammy award-winning performer Christopher Cross.

Just a note: this line-up of the Beach Boys does not include Brian Wilson.

Tickets go on sale 24 July from Ticketmaster. More info here, including the other dates around Australia.

The Beach Boys official website

Daddy Cool official website

Christopher Cross official website

Good Charlotte Perth AustraliaGood Charlotte will perform in Perth at Challenge Stadium on Wednesday 17 October 2007.

The tattooed twins and their band mates last ripped through Australia in February 05, blowing away audiences with a brash, bold and energetic live performance for which they’ve become renowned around the world. Returning here to return the love and blast out tunes new and old, Good Charlotte will be joined by special guests Kisschasy and The Hot Lies!

Tickets on sale from 16 July from Ticketmaster: reserved seating (sitting down) and general admission (standing). All tickets are $60.

This is an all ages gig!

Marilyn Manson Perth AustraliaMarilyn Manson is touring Australia and will perform in Perth at Challenge Stadium on Saturday 13 October 2007, with ’special guests’.

Following the release of their latest, top 10 debuting album, Eat Me, Drink Me, Marilyn Manson promise the masterful blend of dark, energetic, angst-ridden performances for which they’re universally renowned, pointing the way to their deparaved new world disorder. Originally forming in 1989, during the 1990’s Marilyn Manson with their unique take on Metal, became one of the most controversial names in music. Offending parents, politicians, and religious groups around the world without fear or favour, Marilyn Manson’s cult following and commercial success soared with the release 1995’s Smells Like Children featuring a cover of the Eurythmics’ Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This).

Tickets on sale from 13 July from Ticketmaster. General admission (standing) and reserved seating tickets are all $80.

Doors open at 7pm.

Crowded House Perth Australia


Crowded House is back and touring Australia in November. They’ll perform in Perth at Supreme Court Gardens on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 November 2007!

With Crowded House’s much anticipated new single ‘Don’t Stop Now’ on the air waves and their album Time On Earth (EMI) due out on July 2, fans will have an exciting new selection of songs to enjoy before the band hits the stage late this year. Their tour promises new hits plus the songs that have made Crowded House a much loved household name.

Augie March are supporting Crowded House in Australia.

Tickets to the ‘Time On Earth’ tour are on sale at Ticketmaster.

Frontier Touring has more info.

It’s an all ages show.

Suzi Quatro AustraliaSuzi Quatro will perform in Perth at Burswood Theatre on Friday 7 September 2007, for her ‘Back to the Drive’ tour.

Suzi, the ground breaking “dynamo” was the first female rock artist to become famous in the 70’s with her raunchy rock voice, tight leather outfits and energetic bass playing.

Her Back To The Drive tour is a 2 hour concert expose of Suzi’s amazing career, with worldwide hits Can The Can, Gate Drive, Stumblin’ In, 48 Crash, If You Can’t Give Me Love, The Wild One, to name a few.

The Ticketek internet pre-sale stars on 22 June and general public on sale is 26 June.

Other dates in Australia are:

Tue 25 Sep – WIN Entertainment Centre, Wollongong
Wed 26 Sep – AIS Arena, Canberra
Thu 27 Sep – Civic Theatre, Newcastle
Sat 29 Sep – Enmore Theatre, Sydney

The Cure Tour AustraliaThe Cure kick of their Australian tour in Perth on Saturday 4 August, by performing at Challenge Stadium.

One of the most enduring groups to grace the world’s stages, The Cure last held us mesmerised in 2000 as part of their massive world-wide Dream Tour, playing to a collective global audience totaling more than 1 million in 9 months. Renowned for their stunning lighting, stage design and in-concert visuals The Cure continue to entrance their fans, with the release of a new album anticipated in late 2007.

They promise a 3 hour long set of music drawn from their 30 year career, they’ll perform the entire concert and be on stage at 7.45pm.

Tickets on sale through Ticketmaster from 9am on 22 June.

The Cure official website

Silverchair Powderfinger Across the Great Divide

SECOND SHOW ADDED: 23 September on sale now!! Heatseeker + Ticketek

It’s happening, the Across the Great Divide Tour! Powderfinger and Silverchair will perform at Claremont Oval on 22 and 23 September 2007.

Support: Expatriate

PowderfingerThe humongous Spring tour is an opportunity for literally hundreds of thousands of Aussie fans to partake in what will be a huge event in every location it visits. Most regional centres on the expansive itinerary won’t have seen a rock & roll show like this since tours by the likes of Midnight Oil and INXS in the 1980s.

POWDERFINGER and SILVERCHAIR have chosen to use the shows to draw attention to a cause which is close to the hearts of the members of both bands – reconcile.org.au This website fronts a campaign aimed at reducing the 17-year gap in life expectancy between Indigenous and non-Indigenous children. reconcile.org.au reaches across the historic divide in respect, trust and understanding to generate a national conversation about bridging the gap.


Tickets available from www.acrossthegreatdivide.com.au or via phone sales call centre on 1300 762 545, usual Ticketek outlets, 132 849 or www.ticketek.com.au, www.heatseeker.com.au, Live Clothing Stores, Star Perth, Mills Fremantle, Beat Karrinyup, Planet Mt Lawley, Star Mandurah, The Prince Bunbury, Blue 62 Busselton, 3 Bears Dunsborough.
$99.90 (inc GST) plus booking fee and any other ticketing agency charges if applicable.
All ages with 18+ areas – please bring photo ID if you wish to drink

At each show, the groups will play sets of equal length with their full concert production. A special guest artist will open proceedings, then SILVERCHAIR will perform followed by POWDERFINGER.

ACROSS THE GREAT DIVIDE will be a carbon-neutral event. POWDERFINGER and SILVERCHAIR will be offsetting their carbon emissions associated with the tour (approximately 800 tonnes). They will be doing this through the purchase of accredited and independently verified carbon offsets purchased from a West Australian renewable energy wind farm via Climate Friendly.

Second show announced: 3 September! On sale 9am Thursday 14th!

John Butler Trio is on tour throughout Australia in August, but hadn’t announced a Perth date yet! Well now they have! They will be performing at Perth Concert Hall on 2 and 3 September 2007, with Josh Pyke and band.

The ‘Grand National Tour’ will be truly Carbon Neutral, in another word: green!

Emissions associated with the tour (such as concert electricity generated from the shows, air and road transportation including touring party and freight) will be calculated and a reinvestment will be made into renewable energy projects. This will effectively balance out the impact the ‘Grand National’ tour will have on the climate and is a positive investment to assist the current situation of global warming. People travelling to the concert by carbon transport will be able to purchase a green ticket which will incur an extra cost of 50 cents – this money will also be donated to renewable energy projects to help make this a truly carbon neutral tour.

Tickets are on sale from BOCS. This will be a licensed and all ages show. It commences at 7.30pm, so get there on time if you don’t want to miss Josh Pyke!

Tickets are around $50, and Green ticket are only 50 Cents more! Read more about the Carbon Neutral initiative.

John Butler Trio official website


New show announced – 28 September

Tori Amos is touring Australia and will perform in Perth on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 September 2007 at Perth Concert Hall.

Tori Amos’ latest studio offering American Doll Posse, was released in late Apri, debuting in the national album chart’s top 20. Written and produced by Amos, the album features five unique female characters who combine to make one complete woman.

Tori Amos will perform solo and with a three piece band including Matt Chamberlain on drums and Jon Evans on bass.

Tickets on sale from BOCS for $119.90.

Support is to be announced.

Tori Amos Official Website

News: Concert will now be at Challenge Stadium and tickets on sale via Ticketmaster. (previously Supreme Court Garden, through Ticketek)

Josh Groban is coming to Perth for his ‘Awake’ tour, and will perform at the Challenge Stadium on 14 October 2007 with his 6 piece band, full orchestra and choir!

His current CD “Awake”, which debuted on the US charts at No. 2 is currently No. 5 on the Australian charts and has sold well over two and 1/2 million copies worldwide. It includes several Groban penned and produced songs along with musical contributions from Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Dave Matthews, Glen Ballard, Eric Mouquet, John Ondrasik (Five For Fighting), Marius DeVries, David Foster, Imogene Heap and Herbie Hancock. It contains songs in Italian, Spanish and of course English.

Tickets are on sale from Ticketmaster.

Josh Groban official website

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