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If you like your country served tall and slim
with a cowboy hat on top, you can't beat
Lyle Lovett. The multi-Grammy award-winning artist
is among America's most prolific singer-songwriters,
with 13 albums and more than four million record
sales. He'll be supported by popular Australian
songstress Kasey Chambers.
Perth Concert Hall, March 22, bocsticketing.com.au.
2Elvis Meets Buddy
Calling all fans of the fabulous Fifties -- slick
back your hair, get out your brightest suit
and prepare to be all shook up as Elvis Presley,
Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper perform on-
stage together. Starring Scott Cameron (Buddy
Holly the Musical) and internationally sought after
Elvis impersonator Donny Edwards, this theatre
spectacular will transport you down memory lane to
a soundtrack of your favourite early rock 'n' roll hits.
Astor Theatre, April 23 - 24, ticketmaster.com.au.
Welsh superstar and self-proclaimed "sex-
bomb" Tom Jones (above right) is bringing
his furry chest and swag of chart-topping singles
to Perth. A 10-piece band will support the pop-
singer, renowned for his sensual and spectacular live
performances. Sandalford Wines Swan Valley, March
4West Coast Blues 'n' Roots
This year's line-up goes to show why West
Coast Blues 'n' Roots is known as the
festival for music lovers. Crowded House, Buddy
Guy, Jeff Beck and the John Butler Trio are among
the diverse and outstanding acts at the event, which
will take place at the new venue of Fremantle Park.
Fremantle Park, March 28, moshtix.com.au.
Perhaps the trick to becoming
famous is to write songs about it.
Sure seems to have worked for bona-
fide Fame Monster, Lady Gaga, who
is taking time-out from her paparazzi
schedule to visit Perth. Here's to hot
pants, bra-sized tops and fake hair
all at once! Oh, and the music
Challenge Stadium, April
1 - 2, ticketmaster.com.au.
6Huey Lewis and the News
Go back to the future as mid-
80s superstar Huey Lewis and
his band return to Australia for
the first time in 20 years. The
tour is dubbed Still working for a living, but Huey
commands up to $200,000 per private performance
these days. And with a new album on the way, he
may be on the cusp of a return to his glory days.
Leederville Oval, April 1, ticketmaster.com.au.
7Red Bull Air Race
The world's best pilots return to the sunny
skies of Perth in 2010. Watch from the
shores of the Swan River as they manoeuvre through
obstacle courses scarily close to the ground at up to
Swan River, April 17 - 18, redbullairrace.com
Andrew Lloyd Webber's ingenious
combination of fur balls and musical
theatre is coming to town! CATS is sure to delight
with its cast of fabulous felines belting out a score
of memorable songs (at least one in particular).
With six WAAPA graduates included on stage, this
production is sure to leave the Perth crowd purring.
Burswood, from April 11, ticketek.com.au.
Italian baritone Patrizio doesn't simply
reprise the songs of artists such as Frank
Sinatra and Dean Martin; he embodies the debonair
style of these performers too. The chiseled singer
returns to Perth in support of his recently released
self-titled album, a collection of classic song covers
and original compositions.
Burswood Theatre, May 19, ticketek.com.au.
Whether or not
laughter is the best
medicine remains unclear; to
be fair, it probably runs a
close second to penicillin.
Nonetheless, the Wild
West Comedy Fest is
still worth checking
out for a chortle.
12-day event, featuring stand-
up shows, workshops, films,
artwork and oodles of all round
Various locations, May 19 - 30,
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