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Metal trailblazers Metallica return to Australia for
an epic live show. Expect fireworks, sweaty men,
plenty of shout-alongs, and even the odd moment
of poignancy, as the veterans riff and solo through
a three-decade career of classic rock songs.
Burswood Dome, October 22-23, ticketek.com.au.
The man known as the ‘Mod-father’ will be hitting
Perth with his Brit-rock swagger in October. A
former member of cult favourites The Jam and The
Style Council in the 70s and 80s, Weller has carved
himself a successful solo career and is still winning
acclaim, taking out the 2009 BRIT award for Best
Male Solo Artist. Fremantle Arts Centre, October 15,
If he were any more chilled-out, the man would
be an iceberg. Ironically, Jack Johnson’s acoustic
tunes are more closely associated with warmer
oceans of the white sand/shady palm tree variety.
With almost a decade of hits under his belt,
this will be the perfect gig for you to kick-off
the beach season. nib Stadium, December 4,
Cypress Hill | At once influential and controversial, the famously pro-marijuana group Cypress
Hill will be seeking to set Metro City alight when they hit Perth in September. Hip-hop along for a night
of Latino-inspired rap including more than two-decades of their groundbreaking hits. Metro City,
September 29, heatseeker.com.au.
Blondie and The Pretenders
They set the bar for front women in rock – Debbie
Harry leading Blondie and Chrissie Hynde fronting
The Pretenders. Catch both the girls and their
awesome bands at a special A Day on the Green,
with support from Magic Dirt singer Adalita.
Kings Park, November 24, ticketmaster.com.au.
Composer David Hobson, together with
Australian theatre and television stars Rachel
Beck and Ian Stenlake, will be headlining the
12th annual Jalbrook Concert in Balingup. It is set
to be a dazzling night of enchanting music under
the stars, performed against a backdrop of soaring
eucalypt trees. Jalbrook Estate, November 27,
With his impressive name matched only by his
impressive 150 million album sales, hopeless
romantic Engelbert Humperdinck returns to
Australia, spreading his Legacy Of Love. Be
prepared for a vast array of musical skill, that will
surprise, amuse and maybe even seduce you.
Burswood Theatre, November 3, ticketek.com.au .
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