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Elton John adds new Auckland date to Farewell Yellow Brick Road NZ Tour

Revealed last weekend in a hugely anticipated announcement, Sir Elton John will bring his epic Farewell Yellow Brick Road World Tour to New Zealand in February 2020. In response to overwhelming demand during the fan pre-sale, Chugg Entertainment and AEG have today announced an additional Auckland show to his four already announced New Zealand dates, with a second appearance at Auckland’s Mt Smart Stadium on Tuesday 11th February 2020.

TICKETS ON SALE – NEW AUCKLAND SHOW – PRE-SALE
WEDNESDAY 20 th FEBRUARY, 9AM (LOCAL TIME)
ROCKET CLUB MEMBERS PRE-SALE via eltonjohn.com/rocket-club

TICKETS ON SALE – NEW AUCKLAND SHOW – GENERAL PUBLIC
THURSDAY 21 ST FEBRUARY, 9AM (LOCAL TIME)
*LIMIT 4 TICKETS PER PERSON

New Zealand and Australia snapped up tickets in the general public on sale this week, resulting in 9 sold out Australasian shows and more than 350,000 tickets already sold across the board.

“Australia and New Zealand, I can’t wait to be with you again”, said Sir Elton. “Your audiences have always been very generous towards me, and I know that this final tour will be the most memorable ever”.

“Australia and New Zealand have really embraced the announcement of Elton’s Farewell tour”, said promoter Michael Chugg. “We want to make sure that everyone gets a chance to experience the magic of seeing this incredible performer live, so we’ve added some new shows to what we know is going to be his best visit yet!” Complete with brand new stage production, and tour wardrobe designed by Italian fashion house Gucci, Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road global tour is intimate and personal, while also spectacular and daring.

Audiences will experience a rare glimpse into Elton’s life, and the deeply personal meaning behind some of his greatest hits, via mesmerising, never-before-seen images and videos displayed throughout the show from his incredible 50-year career.

He will be joined by longstanding band members Nigel Olsson on drums (part of Elton’s original three-piece band in 1970), esteemed musical director Davey Johnstone (who first recorded with Elton in 1971 and joined the band a year later) on guitar, virtuoso Ray Cooper on percussion, Matt Bissonette on bass, John Mahon on percussion, and Kim Bullard on keyboards.

Comprising more than 300 shows across five continents, the milestone itinerary will stop in Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Australia and New Zealand, and marks the last tour of its kind by the celebrated songwriter and iconic showman. Almost fifty years on from his debut Australian show, Elton John has played 196 concerts and performed to more than 1.5 million people across the country in that time.

“… the time is right to say thank you to my fans and say goodbye.” – Elton John

Garnering rave reviews at sell-out shows across North America, Elton John’s curtain call will be the last chance to catch this legendary performer touring in Australia.

More than a concert; an unforgettable memory! Tickets will go fast, don’t miss out on your spot at Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour.

KISS Brings ‘End Of The Road’ World Tour To Australia This November

American rock legends KISS are hitting Aussie roads this November as part of their final tour ever. Launching at RAC Arena in Perth, the AU leg continues to Coopers Stadium in Adelaide, Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney and culminating at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre. The band are also set to perform at this year’s Coates Hire Newcastle 500. Following the AU dates, KISS will fly to New Zealand for a one-off show at Auckland’s Spark Arena.

Known for their trademark larger-than-life blistering live shows, KISS are no doubt one of the most iconic bands to ever break into the rock arena. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers who have sold over 100 million albums worldwide have said this tour is devoted to the millions of KISS Army fans worldwide.

“All that we have built and all that we have conquered over the past four decades could never have happened without the millions of people worldwide who’ve filled clubs, arenas and stadiums over those years. This will be the ultimate celebration for those who’ve seen us and a last chance for those who haven’t. KISS Army, we’re saying goodbye on our final tour with our biggest show yet and we’ll go out the same way we came in…unapologetic and unstoppable,” said the band.

Grab your tickets and don’t sleep on your chance to witness how KISS blow up Aussie stages on their ‘End Of The Road’ tour.

Elton John Adds New Auckland Date To Farewell Yellow Brick Road NZ Tour 2020

Revealed last weekend in a hugely anticipated announcement, Sir Elton John will bring his epic Farewell Yellow Brick Road World Tour to New Zealand in February 2020.

Coastella Community Schools Music Initiative 2019 with Rob Thorne

Giving back to the Kapiti Coast and having strong community engagement has always been a huge focus of The Coastella Music Festival, and things are no different in 2019.

Splore releases entertainment schedule ready for one major celebration

Splore Festival releases its entertainment schedule on Friday evening so festival-goers can prepare to choose from over 100 music and performance acts and 15 commissioned art projects staged throughout the beautiful Tapapakanga Park.

Omnium Gatherum Driven by Conflict and Sin NZ Tour

Coming all the way down under for the very first time, Omnium Gatherum!

Apia Good Times Tour 2019 Kicks Off This May With Seven Of AU’s Favourite Musicians

The widely-acclaimed Apia Good Times Tour is all set for its 7th and biggest edition yet. This year’s tour will feature a monster line-up consisting of seven of the country’s all-time favourite musicians—Vika and Linda Bull, Brian Cadd, Joe Camilleri, Kate Ceberano, Russell Morris, Ross Wilson and John Paul Young.

May sees the tour setting off at the Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre, then moving to Perth Concert Hall, Thebarton Theatre in Adelaide, Geelong Performing Arts Centre, Palais Theatre in Melbourne, Ulumbarra Theatre in Bendigo, Empire Theatres in Toowoomba and QPAC Concert Hall in Brisbane. The June venues include Tweed Head’s Twin Towns Services Club, Hobart’s Wrest Point Entertainment Centre, Launceston’s Princess Theatre, Civic Theatre Newcastle, Anita’s Theatre in Wollongong and Canberra Theatre Centre.

2019’s Apia Good Times artists have a huge selection of hits to draw from including ‘Ginger Man’, ‘A Little Ray of Sunshine’, ‘Harley & Rose’, ‘Chained to the Wheel’, ‘Bedroom Eyes’, ‘Pash’, ‘Never Let Me Go’, ‘The Real Thing’, ‘Wings of an Eagle’, ‘Eagle Rock’, ‘Come Said the Boy’, ‘I Hate the Music’ and ‘Love Is In The Air’, to name a few. Each of them will perform their hits and favourite songs culminating in an extraordinary finale with all seven sharing the stage.

“Yes it was nostalgic, but it’s fair to say the room was humming for nearly three hours.” – Newcastle Heral

“It was an absolute pleasure to be around these musicians and these classic tunes tonight, dare I say better than good times, tonight was great times!” – May the Rock be with You

Want some good times? You know what to do—do it fast though ’cause tickets will surely fly out quickly!

The RVMES release self-titled EP

Auckland-based band {The RVMES} have proudly released their self-titled 9-song EP.

Farewell Yellow Brick Road 2020 Mission Concert — 2nd Concert Announced

Sir Elton John has agreed to perform a 2nd Mission Concert on Waitangi Day – Thursday 6th Feb 2020.