This brand new summer festival is set to kick off 2018 with a punch, Under the Southern Stars will be bringing together the best of Aussie Rock with an international touch.
Headlined by the Working Class Man himself Jimmy Barnes, Under the Southern Stars will be coming to two stunning coastal locations in NSW and VIC this January.
Jimmy Barnes is the heart and soul of Aussie Rock and Roll. After 40 years on stages of all kinds, Jimmy is an icon – his nickname “Barnesy” conjures up thoughts of rock music at an ear-splitting volume. As frontman of the legendary Cold Chisel, to his distinguished solo career, Jimmy has had more #1 albums than any other Australian artist and been inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame. Twice.
Joining Barnes is American rock icon and Songwriters Hall of Famer, Bon Jovi’s own, Richie Sambora (who has sold over 130 million albums worldwide and has co-written over 20 Top 40 hits and 11 Top 10 hits). Sambora will unite with a kindred spirit, platinum-selling solo artist and Australian guitar virtuoso Orianthi (who has shared stages with the likes of Michael Jackson, Santana, Prince, ZZ Top and was the first female member of Alice Cooper’s band).
Individually they have both written chart-busting singles, toured the globe extensively, collaborated with superstar artists, and released three solo albums each. Now, teaming up as RSO, this is the next chapter for these celebrated artists.
The cream of the Aussie rock industry, Diesel, Richard Clapton, Ash Grunwald and Dallas Crane will round out this first class Under the Southern Stars lineup.
“This is a bill I’m looking forward to being a part of!” said Jimmy Barnes. “This show will definitely rock. In the middle of summer, what would you want to do but get out with your mates and have a party? Join us. I think there will be a few surprises on the day”
Be warned that with a line up including Australian music royalty as well as an international rock icon, tickets won’t last long. Don’t miss a rare opportunity to see this top tier calibre of talent in a stunning coastal setting. The quintessential Australia summer experience is filled with family, friends, good food and great live music and this line-up has raised the bar. Under the Southern Stars is the perfect summer holiday festival.
UNDER THE SOUTHERN STARS
Tickets on sale – Monday, November 13
January 6th :
Harry Elliott Oval, Forster Tuncurry
Hastings Foreshore Reserve, Mornington Peninsula (Vic)
** In addition to their festival commitments RSO will play 4 sideshows in Sydney, Melbourne, The Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast.
SIDESHOWS: Richie Sambora & Orianthi – RSO
RSL Club Southport
supported by The Rich and Famous
Aussie World, Sunshine Coast
Supported by TBC
Max Watts, Sydney
Supported by The Choirboys
Prince Band Room, St Kilda, Melbourne
Supported by The Choirboys
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