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“DENNIS LOCORRIERE PRESENTS DR HOOK – Timeless World Tour! Dennis Locorriere is pleased to announce a tour that will be a treat for fans of Dr Hook nationwide. In a tour spanning 15 concerts from coast to coast, this will be an evening of Dr Hook’ s Timeless hits fronted by the legendary voice of founding lead vocalist Dennis Locorriere, the true voice of Dr Hook, and his celebrated live band. Since the band’s farewell tour in 1985, Dennis Locorriere (Low-Cor-Ee-Air) has toured the world performing for the most part as a solo artiste with just his magical voice and an acoustic guitar. He has now played to well over 200,000 people with this show. With the Australian release of Universal Records Timeless album, a two disc, 40 track collection of Dr Hook’ s greatest hits and favourite album tracks, Locorriere is embarking on a world tour to celebrate the Hook legacy, and perform the songs how the fans remember them sounding with the voice that recorded them. Concert Hall, QPAC Wed 21 Oct. EDennis Locorriere Presents Dr Hook

Megadeth – Thrash metal legends MEGADETH will return to Australia this October. Fresh out of the studio where they have been working industriously on their new album, the follow up to 2013s Super Collider, Megadeth are eager to return to the live arena and Australia will graciously accommodate them in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. Eatons Hill Hotel Wed 21 Oct. Megadeth


Canned Heat – Think of blues and boogie, one of the first names that come to mind is none other than Canned Heat. The band has been around for 50 years now – an incredible achievement – and the best part is: they’ve still got it. Still vibrant, energetic and as tight as they were back in the day, Canned Heat have worked hard and created their own legacy. As a part of this landmark achievement, Canned Heat will make their long awaited return to Australian shores in October 2015. The Tivoli Thursday, 22nd October 2015 Doors open at 7:00PM. Canned Heat


The 60’s & 70’s Band – 4 Piece Rockabilly Band Caboolture R.S.L. Friday 23rd October from 8pm. Free show. The 60’s & 70’s Band

The Pinup Girls – The Pinup Girls are a premier party rock band. Boasting a high energy stage show, exceptional musicianship and a cutting look to match, The Pinups are breathing fresh life into a scene cluttered with stale acts and even staler material. The songlist is an ever-changing blend of top 40 power-pop and classic party, with no fillers and no time to catch your breath. Caboolture Sports Club Oct 23rd 8:30 pm. The Pinup Girls

Bon Jovi + Bryan Adams Tribute Shows – Living on a Prayer and Summer of 69 All the hits in one spectacular show. FREE Show. Sharks Club Victoria Point. Friday October 23 @ 8:30 pm. Bon Jovi + Bryan Adams Tribute Shows


Thirsty Merc – Thirsty Merc live! The lads will be hitting the stage and playing tunes from their latest album soon to be released. This Aussie pop rock band will be rockin out and it will be a show not to be missed. The Zoo, Fortitude Valley Fri 23 Oct & Villa Noosa Hotel, Mary St Noosaville, Sunshine Coast. Sat 24 Oct 8:00pm. Thirsty Merc

Adam Harvey – With a career spanning almost twenty years, half a million album sales, gold and platinum albums and eight Golden Guitar Awards, Adam Harvey is one of Australias most popular & enduring recording artists. His album Family Life, follows the outstanding success of The Great Country Songbook, his platinum selling album with Troy Cassar-Daley. Joining Adam on his Family Life Tour are The Sunny Cowgirls and Golden Guitar winner Luke O’Shea. Nambour Civic Centre, Currie Street, Sunshine Coast. Saturday 24 October 2015 8:00pm. Adam Harvey

The Smokin Crawdads – Dance Group Suited Covers Caboolture R.S.L. Saturday 24th October from 8pm. Free show. The Smokin Crawdads

Australian INXS Show – Featuring six energetic and professional musicians The Australian INXS Show both celebrates and honors the memory of Michael Hutchence and the band by bringing back to life the halcyon days of INXS, all the way from their self-titled debut and onto Elegantly Wasted. On the 13th of November 2012 after thanking fans and paying tribute to their fallen, but irreplaceable front man Michael Hutchence, INXS put an end to a career spanning 35 years, six ARIA awards, three Grammy nominations and over 30 million album sales. For 20 years, INXS were a perfect blend of New Wave/Ska and pop rock groove that eventually gave way to a harder and unique style of funk rock, fused with dance elements. Not only had they sold out thousands of venues around the world, received dozens of gold and platinum awards, they were also one of only five Australian bands to boast a US No 1 hit single. They had an endless array of hits including Need You Tonight, Never Tear Us Apart, Dont Change, and New Sensation. The Australian INXS Show is the definitive Live Baby Live tribute to INXS and faithfully reproduces the live spectacle INXS were famous for. Caboolture Sports Club Sat Oct 24th 8:30 pm. Australian INXS Show

LIOR – Renowned singer-songwriter Lior is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of his ARIA-nominated debut album Autumn Flow with a national tour. Lior became one of Australias most successful independent artists with the release ofAutumn Flow in 2005. See the entire album performed from start to finish, as well as selected favourites from his back catalogue, such as the much-loved and timeless opening track This Old Love, Daniel and the title track Autumn Flow. Powerhouse Theatre Sat 24 Oct 7:30pm. Lior

DEAD LETTER CIRCUS – Aesthesis is not only the title of Dead Letter Circuss 3rd album, its also the only way to describe the experience of being at a Dead Letter Circus show. To be present at a Dead Letter Circus show amongst the swirling, pumping sounds of the 5-piece juggernaut of Australian Rock and the swell of the crowd is not to be missed. Playing their way across the country in some of their favourite venues, Dead Letter Circuswill be showcasing tracks from Aesthesis as well as fan favourites from their 100,000+ selling catalogue spanning the last decade. The Triffid Sat Oct 24 @ 7:30 PM. Dead Letter Circus


The Screaming Jets Rock n Roll Rampage Tour – Continuing on in unfailing tradition The Screaming Jets will be bringing themselves and their very unique brand of Aussie Rockn’Roll into the pubs and clubs of over 30 Australian towns during their 2015 concert season. With a swag of new tunes, get yaselves ready for the Rockn’Roll Rampage Aussie World, 73 Frizzo Road, Bruce Highway, Sunshine Coast. Sunday 25 October 2015 2:00pm. The Screaming Jets Rock n Roll Rampage Tour

Katie Noonan’s Vanguard – Dont miss the ARIA Award winning Katie Noonans Vanguard performing at The Majestic Theatre, Pomona. After several solo, duo, ensemble and cross platform collaborations, the four time ARIA Award winning artist returns to The Majestic Theatre with a new band ? Vanguard ? and a brand new album ? Transmutant. The Majestic Theatre, 3 Factory Street, Sunshine Coast. Sunday 25 October 2015 7:00pm ? 9:00pm. Katie Noonan’s Vanguard

SHANNON NOLL – Shannon Noll’s everyman appeal lies in his honesty. Shannon strikes a chord with legions of music fans, tapping into a pure emotion that’s both his own and instantly relatable. Shannon grew up in Condobolin on the central west of New South Wales on a rural property that had been in his family for over 90 years. Catch Shannon live and loud at the Springwood Hotel this October 25th 7pm as he performs all of his hits. Shannon Noll


The Paper Kites: National Twelvefour Album Tour – Melbourne indie folk quintet, The Paper Kites have dropped an endearing video for single one, Electric Indigo from the new record Twelvefour (out August 28), alongside an extensive national Twelvefour album tour reveal. Solbar, 19 Ocean Street, Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast. Thursday 29 October 2015 7:00pm. The Paper Kites: National Twelvefour Album Tour


Stem Cells Decade of Rock Show – 5 Piece RocknRoll Cover band @ Caboolture R.S.L. Friday 30th October from 7pm. Free show. Stem Cells Decade of Rock Show

Marshall Okell Album Launch Tour – Rock/ mojo-blues and roots. Marshall Okell offers up a deep, raw, honest, dirty blues sound that grabs you by the throat and then soothes you with a sweet, honey-tasting musical medicine. With 3 albums released over 10 years, Marshall has spent the majority of his musical career on the road and his continuous string of live performances have crafted him into a rousing, foot-stomping, mojo-bluesman like no other. Joe’s Waterhole Hotel, 85 Memorial Dive, Eumundi, Sunshine Coast. Friday 30 October 2015 8:00pm. Marshall Okell Album Launch Tour

Anchormen – OLDSCHOOL IS BACK BIG TIME! Anchormen have pledged to deliver the good news in Classic rock. With a world of experience and excellence in execution these guys are the premier 70s ,80s & 90s party band in South East Queensland. Boasting five lead vocalists two lead guitarists and keyboards. Few bands can come close to the quality Anchormen produce. Every classic hit faithfully reproduced, covering bands such a Cold Chisel, AC/DC the Eagles, Doobie Brothers, Blues Brothers, Bon Jovi, Rick Springfield, Credence Clearwater, Joe Cocker, Queen, Dragon, Pearl jam, Counting Crows, Bryan Adams, Daddy Cool, Van Morrison, Fleetwood Mac, the Screaming jets, Choirboys and many more. Caboolture Sports Club Fri Oct 30th 8:30 pm. Anchormen

GANGGAJANG – GANGgajang are one of those bands whose music is indelibly etched into the minds of the “80’s generation” but for many people the band and it’s members still remain a mystery. GANGgajang was formed in 1984 when Mark Callaghan, previously of The Riptides, and Buzz Bidstrup and Chris Bailey formerly of The Angels, were commissioned to write songs for the ABC TV program Sweet & Sour. Look out for GANGgajang’s two new songs “Circles In The Sand” and its stunning video shot at the iconic Uluru and the quirky pop of “I’m Not Waiting Around”. This is Australia, this is GANGgajang! Don’t miss this opportunity to Aussie legends up close and personal! Villa Noosa Fri 30 Oct 8pm. GANGgajang


Decades Festival – is ready to rock the suburbs! Cold Chisel will headline Decades Festival on October 31 in the only Brisbane show of their national tour. The legendary Australian rockers will perform some of their most iconic hits as they take to the stage at Pine Rivers Park, Strathpine from 10am. Having sold out the Qantas Credit Union Arena in under 24 hours, Cold Chisel continue to prove that they are one of Australias most in demand live acts ? and with good reason. Rounding out a massive bill at Decades Festival are The Living End and Something for Kate, two epic bands who cannot be missed. Secure your tickets and get ready to be blown away by the rock concert of the year! Tickets will go quick, so book yours today. Decades Festival

Mitch Grainger: The Blues Tour – A one time protg of Harry Vanda and George Young, Mitch Grainger has been playing guitar and harmonica since he was fourteen. He was a member of The Bondi Cigars and went on to form Papa Lips with his sister Kara. Now based in the U.S.A., Mitch has returned for an extensive tour of the East Coast with his latest album ‘The Blues’. Ettamogah Pub, 73 Frizzo Road, Bruce Highway , Sunshine Coast. Saturday 31 October 2015 5:00pm ? 7:00pm. Mitch Grainger: The Blues Tour

Back Alley Cats – Rockabilly, Rock’n’Roll, Swing, Jazz & Blues band @ Caboolture R.S.L. Saturday 31st October from 8pm. Free show. Back Alley Cats

Richard Clapton: The Lonesome Voyager – Following the fantastic response to his recent memoirs, “The Best Years of Our Lives, Richard performs a hybrid show featuring not just the songs, also all the often crazy and emotional stories behind the music. Performed in intimate mode, Richard and the masterful Danny Spencer on guitar, covering those days of “The Golden Age the likes of which we will never see again. More than mere nostalgia or a trip down memory lane, this will be a reliving of those times, whether you are old enough to remember, or young enough to just want to know what it was like. Caloundra Events Centre Friday 30th October @ 8.00pm http://www.theeventscentre.com.au/items/richard-clapton-the-lonesome-voyager Also, The Tivoli Saturday, 31st October Doors open at 7:00PM / show starts at 8:00PM. Richard Clapton: The Lonesome Voyager

Phil Barlow & The Wolf – Phil Barlow is an Australian musician bringing a new wave of rock and blues with his band, The Wolf. Fearless in his songwriting, their songs are known for honest, soulful lyrics; gritty, bluesy notes and tones; rocky guitar riffs and underlying flavours of funk/reggae. Their shows take audiences on a groove-inducing journey exploring fear, passion, desire and release and when Phil Barlow and The Wolf finish the last song, audiences literally howl for more! Taps @ Mooloolaba, Cnr Brisbane Road & Esplanade Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast. Saturday 31 October 2015 8:00pm. Phil Barlow & The Wolf

50 Years of Legends – Presented by Paul Hayman, experience a journey through the music & lives of some of the greatest names in show business, including Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Johnny OKeefe, Nat King Cole, Sammy Davis Jr,. Buddy Holly, Dean Martin, Roy Orbison & MORE! Redcliffe R.S.L. Sat Oct 31. 50 Years of Legends

THE SWAMP STOMPERS – The Swamp Stompers play funky rock and blues with heavy grooves. Emerging from the dirty backwaters of Lismore, the band sounds like the musical love-child of John Butler Trio, Led Zeppelin and Red Hot Chili Peppers. With searing slide guitar, contrasting dual-lead vocals, catchy guitar riffs and dubstep inspired didgeridoo soundscapes, this original blues-rock band have an irresistible flavour combination that will leave you with an insatiable hunger for more. Morrison Hotel Woolloongabba Sat 31 Oct. 18+ Free event. The Swamp Stompers

Contraband – Looking for a great night out with a live 4 piece band playing some of the latest Top 40 releases as well as some great classic rock. All members have a rich background in the music industry and have played with various line ups on and around the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane. Covering artists like Florence and the machine, Pink, Adele, Amy Winehouse, Duffy, Alanis Morrisette, The White Stripes, plus lots of classic top 40 rock the repertoire is focussed on getting the party started and keeping it going. Caboolture Sports Club Sat Oct 31st 8:30 pm. Contraband

Chet Faker – An artist of considerable range, Chet Faker ? the name taken by Melbourne-raised, Brooklyn-based Nick Murphy ? writes, performs and records all of his own music, giving it a warm, intimate feel with a solid groove structure. His critically acclaimed, debut full length album Built On Glass was released on Future Classic / Downtown in April 2014. The album was the highly anticipated follow up to his 2012 EP Thinking in Textures and Lockjaw, his 3-song EP with fellow Australian producer Flume, released in late-2013. Chet Faker recently won five ARIA Awards including Best Male Artist, Producer of the Year, and Best Independent Album. Riverstage Brisbane Sat 31 Oct 5pm. Chet Faker


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