Harry Styles’ self-titled debut album was released May 12th and soared to the top of the charts around the world. In the U.S. it topped the Billboard 200 album chart with over 230,000 equivalent album units sold and 193,000 traditional albums sold, making history as the biggest debut sales week for a U.K. male artist’s first full-length album since Nielsen Music began tracking sales in 1991.
The widely-acclaimed rock band will play seven arena shows on their biggest Australasian tour to date, touring in celebration of their fifth studio album 'Wonderful Wonderful'.
Alex Cameron is one of a kind: a notorious misfit, enigmatic storyteller and subtle concept artist. Trainspotters will recognise him from Sydney-based electronic trio Seekae, but his solo projectwith his righthand man, Roy Molloy is from a completely different world. Be sure to check out ‘Strangers Kiss’, his recent duet with Angel Olsen that comes with a video clip starring and directed by Jemima Kirke of GIRLS fame.
Meat lovers will have plenty to sink their teeth into with the Meatstock Festival held at the Sydney Showgrounds.
The two-day meat filled extravaganza will feature bands, barbecues, beards, butchers, bourbon, barbers, beer and much more. Meat mad couples are not the only ones set to experience serious flavour hits across the board, as every purchase of an adult ticket comes with the option of a free children's ticket.
Also unique to the festival are the Cutthroat Barber Wars, which will take place against a back drop of live blues bands including The Beards, The Snowdroppers and Henry Wagons. The big drawcard of the contest schedule, however, is the A&E Sydney Barbecue Wars, in which 40 teams from across the country will battle it for AUD8,000 in cash and prizes.
They last stormed Australia two years ago in support of their chart-topping second album, Smoke + Mirrors. In 2017 they smashed radio worldwide with huge singles ‘Thunder’, ‘Believe’ and ‘Whatever It Takes’.
Backed with a collection of fresh songs, and a set sharpened from rigorous touring on this current world run, don’t miss the chance to see Imagine Dragons breathe fire into every venue they hit on their upcoming Evolve World Tour in May 2018!
Joining the band on their arena tour is special guests The Temper Trap, who return after the success of their latest album Thick As Thieves, which debuted at #1 on the ARIA Album Chart and became their second album to take out the top spot.
Global superstar Niall Horan will bring his Flicker World Tour 2018 to Australia next June, with arena shows confirmed for Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. It is his first solo Arena tour, and will see him perform smash hits ‘Slow Hands’, ‘This Town’ and the brand new #1 itunes single ‘Too Much To Ask’, plus tracks off his forthcoming debut album.
‘Slow Hands’, is now Triple Platinum in Australia, went straight to Number One in 44 countries and has more than 820 million combined streams worldwide. Horan, who has sold over 70 million records as part of the all-conquering One Direction, has spent the past year writing and recording his debut solo album, which will be released prior to Christmas. Accompanying himself on guitar, his new material takes its inspiration from the music he has favored since childhood and his contemporaries – artists like Fleetwood Mac, The Eagles and Crosby, Stills and Nash, The Lumineers and James Bay.
“I've been listening to a lot of early 80’s stuff lately and been inspired by that heavy bass and the funky guitar sound. It’s another flavor to my album that I’m excited to share," said Horan when discussing ‘Slow Hands.’
Special guest on the Flicker World Tour 2018 is buzz US singer songwriter Maren Morris, who is currently causing a storm with debut album ‘Hero’ and breakout single ‘My Church’.
Professional Bull Riders (PBR) has announced that the PBR Global Cup will travel to Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia on June 9-10, 2018 for the second leg of the inaugural PBR Global Cup, a five-nation competition among the best bulls and bull riders in the world.
As PBR grows in popularity in the five countries in which the sport currently competes, the new global tournament features top athletes from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the United States riding for their respective nation teams and an Australian-record $750,000 purse.
You’ve seen the shows, now meet the stars! Supanova Comic Con & Gaming is Australia’s biggest pop culture expo, showcasing the very best in film, television, comic books, video games and more!
The weekend-long event offers a perfect day out for families, with all-ages entertainment in the form of 'cosplay' (costume-role play), fan clubs, musical performances, creative master classes, wrestling, tournaments, competitions, celebrity Q&A panels, and an exhibition hall full of shopping possibilities.
And that's not all!
It's also a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet your favourite Supa-Star celebrities. You can even take home a keepsake of your moment in the form of a photo and/or autograph*.
Nothing hits you like Origin and in 2018, the Holden State of Origin will be bigger and better than ever before!
Nothing hits you like the roar packed MCG crowd, nothing hits you like the sea of Blatchy’s Blues wigs at ANZ Stadium and nothing hits you like the parochial passion of a Queensland crowd at Suncorp Stadium.
Nothing hits you like Origin.
With Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane all hosting matches, the Holden State of Origin is set to continue its tradition of being the most watched and entertaining sporting series in Australia.
TEG DAINTY has announced that Myer will present global pop superstar KATY PERRY’s WITNESS: The Tour, which will come to Australia in July and August in support of her new album Witness.
Paul Dainty, President and CEO of TEG DAINTY promoted Katy's 2014 Australian tour and said today, "The response we received from the 2014 tour was phenomenal with Katy performing a staggering 23 shows across the country. Katy is one of the most powerful entertainers in the world and I am delighted to be promoting her 2018 Australian tour."
With Witness, Katy reflects on the changes in her own life and in the world around her, delivering songs that both challenge and inspire. The singles released thus far - the Platinum-certified "Chained to the Rhythm" featuring Skip Marley, the follow-up single "Bon Appétit" featuring Migos and "Swish Swish" featuring Nicki Minaj - hint at the breadth of the musical and thematic elements found on Witness.
One of the world’s most loved and recognized voices, Mariah Carey is heading down under, bringing her tour to Australia.
Mariah will perform the songs that made her the biggest selling female artist of the millennium, including Hero, One Sweet Day, Fantasy, Always Be My Baby, Vision of Love, We Belong Together and many more.
The shows will be Carey’s first in four years with her successful album ‘Me. I Am Mariah’ and reality docuseries ‘Mariah’s World’ continuing her reign as the Queen of the American music scene.
Renowned around the world as one of the most dynamic live performers of her generation, Australia’s favourite international pop icon, P!NK, has announced her Beautiful Trauma World Tour will hit Australia and New Zealand in July - September of 2018.
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