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The Red Hot Summer Tour postpones Kiama show due to extreme weather conditions
Rescheduled date announced for Sunday 9th April 2017
Posted 17th March
The sold-out RED HOT SUMMER TOUR show at Kiama Showground, scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday 18th March, has been postponed due to extreme weather conditions. Promoters made the call to postpone due to the safety of patrons attending the event. The show has been rescheduled to Sunday 9th April 2017, with the same line-up – John Farnham, James Reyne, Daryl Braithwaite, Shannon Noll and Taxiride – and same performance times.[more]
|The unreal Russell Morris returns to The Reef Hotel Casino for two nights of incredible blues this April
Posted 16th March
In what has become something of a biennial tradition, Australian music legend Russell Morris returns to The Reef Hotel Casino for two massive nights of incredible blues music. Almost 50 years after his breakthrough hit – the Molly Meldrum-produced psychedelic masterpiece, The Real Thing – Russell Morris has now successfully reinvented himself as a superb bluesman. [more]
|That’s Amore set to return to Howler Bar
for another hilarious season
Posted 15th March
That’s Amore – the neo-burlesque-style cabaret spectacular – is returning to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival this year after an immensely successful debut in 2016. Last year’s run at Howler Bar during the Melbourne International Comedy Festival saw sell-out shows, and its return is back by extremely popular demand. After almost 12-months touring Australia, delighting audiences with its hilarious portrayal of a seemingly doomed love story, the show won over audiences of all ages[more]
|The Reef Hotel Casino presents the return of the soulful Mitch Anderson Organic Orchestra
Posted 6th March
Back by popular demand, Mitch Anderson and his Organic Orchestra are heading to the Far North for three special nights of soulful music this March. It has been two years since he brought his incredible live shows to The Reef Hotel Casino and his return in 2017 will see him busting out an unforgettable set on the keys each night. [more]
Status Quo announce their last ever full-on electric tour Australian and New Zealand dates October 2017
Posted 1st March
Revered as one of the best classic rocks bands of all time, Status Quo have announced their final full-on electric shows for Australia and New Zealand in 2017. It’s been four years since they’ve toured down under, but in a massive coup for New Zealand audiences, this will be the band’s first run in more than 40 years. [more]
|Lee Kernaghan announces four massive Victorian shows on his 25th anniversary tour – Boys From The Bush
Posted 1st March
After announcing his massive 25th anniversary tour in January, Lee Kernaghan has added four special Victorian dates to the expansive run. Heading through Melbourne, Ballarat and Bendigo in November, the Boys From The Bush tour will wrap-up in Victoria in stellar style. Tickets for the run of show dates, which officially kicked off at the Tamworth Country Music Festival, have already been selling fast and the inclusion of the south-east looks set to sell-out early.[more]
|Glenn Shorrock & Brian Cadd – The Continuing Adventures Of Cisco & Pancho
Posted: 24th February
Reunited following their sell-out success The Sharky and the Caddman tour, internationally acclaimed rockers Glenn Shorrock and Brian Cadd bring their new legendary show to Sydney for one historic night only as The Continuing Adventures of Cisco and Pancho. [more]
|The Reef Hotel Casino gets its craic on
for a massive St Patrick’s Day with an enviable
line-up featuring Melbourne Celtic rockers Claymore
with special guests Celtic folk band Saoirse
Posted 20th February
The Reef Hotel Casino are getting their craic on for a massive two nights celebrating St Patrick’s Day. Returning by popular demand, Melbourne Celtic rockers Claymore will take to the stage on St Paddy’s Day and the following evening for a rockin’ loud evening of entertainment. [more]
|Dragon are back – hitting the road with
Countdown round two
Posted 20th February
Iconic band Dragon are back after a raft of sell-out Countdown performances throughout 2016 with round two of the popular tour. Countdown Oz Chartbusters will see Dragon celebrate the best of the Australian chart-toppers, and a swag of the band’s own finest hits. [more]
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