Matchbox Twenty Announce Australian Tour With Special Guests INXS
October 2012 marks the highly anticipated return of MATCHBOX TWENTY, heading south for their first Australian dates since 2008, following the release of their fourth full-length studio album ‘North’.
In their sixth Australian tour, Matchbox Twenty headline arenas around the country, as well as playing a special open air show at Hope Estate in the Hunter Valley. Be there to sing along to the classics from Matchbox Twenty’s hit-packed back catalogue plus a selection of soon-to-be hit tunes from their new album.
Matchbox Twenty will be joined on tour by great friends and Aussie legends INXS, touring with their new lead vocalist Ciaran Gribbin and performing their own greatest hits heavy hour long set, as they celebrate the 25th anniversary of the release of their classic ‘KICK’ album.
Tickets for all shows go on sale at 9am Friday August 31.
Known worldwide for their multi-platinum pop-rock tunes, Matchbox Twenty's previous albums include ARIA #1 ‘Yourself Or Someone Like You’ (1997), #1 ‘Mad Season’ (2000), ‘More Than You Think You Are’ (2003) and #1 ‘Exile On Mainstream’ (2007), featuring the hits ‘3 AM’ and ‘Push’.
The singles hit list also includes ‘Long Day’, ‘Real World’, ‘Bent’, ‘If You’re Gone’, ‘Disease’, ‘Unwell’, ‘Bright Lights’ and ‘How Far We’ve Come’, their biggest single to date.
Joining Matchbox Twenty at all shows will be very special guests INXS.
INXS need no introduction - a household name etched in Australian music history since the 1980’s with hits such as: ‘Original Sin’, ‘Burn for You’, Kiss the Dirt’, ‘Listen Like Thieves’, ‘Suicide Blonde’, ‘Beautiful Girl’, ‘Mystify’ and ‘What You Need’.
This September INXS celebrate their 1987 #1 album ‘KICK’ with the release of four deluxe 25th anniversary editions (through Universal Music).
KICK’, INXS’ sixth album release, broke the band around the world with massive hits ‘Need You Tonight’, ‘New Sensation’, ‘Devil Inside’, the ever elegant ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ and went on to sell more than 14 million copies.
Expect to hear all the hits, classics and more when Matchbox Twenty, with special guests INXS, take to the stage this October.
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 11
ROD LAVER ARENA
THURSDAY OCTOBER 25
SATURDAY OCTOBER 27
TUESDAY OCTOBER 30
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 3
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 6
WIN ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 8
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 11
TICKETS ON SALE 9AM FRIDAY AUGUST 31