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BRAND NEW SUMMER FESTIVAL SERIES ANNOUNCED FOR SYDNEY’S DOMAIN, KICKING OFF WITH AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST EVER DISCO PARTY

 

Featuring The Jacksons, Kool & The Gang, The Pointer Sisters, + More.

 

MJR Presents is pleased to announce the Sydney Summer Series, bringing the year’s biggest musical parties and the world’s biggest artists under the stars in Sydney’s Domain throughout January this year.

To launch the series, Sydney welcomes the biggest icons of disco, together for the first time in what is sure to become the most talked-about concert line-up of the summer.

Rock n Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Jacksons, featuring original members Jermaine, Jackie, Tito and Marlon will lead the charge, playing the hits that started a dynasty including ‘Can You Feel It’, ‘Blame It On The Boogie’, ‘I’ll Be There’, ‘ABC’ and many more.

Kool & the Gang will keep the astounding playlist pumping with hits from throughout their five-decade career including ‘Celebration’, ‘Cherish’ and ‘Jungle Boogie’ while three-time Grammy winners The Pointer Sisters will bring their swag of party-starters including ‘I’m So Excited’, ‘Jump (For My Love)’, ‘Neutron Dance’, ‘Slow Hand’ and ‘Fire’ to delight generations of fans.

Village People, led by founding member Victor Willis will show why they are the kings of disco with their smash hits including ‘Macho Man’, ‘YMCA’, ‘In The Navy’, ‘Go West and ‘Can’t Stop the Music’.  

Sister Sledge will bring the party with ‘We Are Family’ and ‘Lost In Music’ and ‘He’s The Greatest Dancer’, and Sounds of the Supremeswill open the party, bringing the inspiration of disco to the stage with their greatest hits of the 60s and 70s.

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the kings and queens of disco together for one magic night under the stars.

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SHOWS

Date City Venue
12 Jan The Domain
Sydney
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Flo Rida

NEW RESCHEDULED DATES

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Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of LOW

FLO RIDA ANNOUNCES ‘LOW’ ANNIVERSARY TOUR OF AUSTRALIA


A decade on from releasing one the world’s biggest hip hip hop anthems, US rapper Flo Ridais returning to Australia for the first time in five years to celebrate the 10thanniversary of iconic floor-filler ‘Low’.

Presented by MJR Presents, the ‘Low 10thAnniversary Tour’ will land in Australia in July, with two special shows in Melbourneand Brisbanewhere fans will be encouraged to ‘Get Low’, ‘Whistle’ and ‘Hola’ along with other iconic hits from the Florida rapper’s back catalogue.

“Looking forward to returning down under to party with Australian Family, it’s been too long ” Said Flo Rida ahead of his Australian tour.

Since breaking out of the gate just over a decade ago with the 7x platinum hit ‘Low (Feat. T-Pain)’– which spent 10 consecutive weeksatop the Billboard Hot 100– the Miami-based rapper has unleashed an undeniably amazing string of record-breaking, multi-platinum certified smashes, including ‘Club Can’t Handle Me (Feat. David Guetta)’, ‘Whistle’, ‘Good Feeling’ and ‘Wild Ones (Feat. Sia)”.

First appearing on Flo Rida’s debut album ‘Mail On Sunday’in 2008, ‘Low’ helped carve out a career path which has included more than seven multi-platinum singles, several #1 hits, sold out shows in America, Europe and Asia as well as collaborations with SiaDavid GuettaAkonT-PainPitbulland Australia’s own Jessica Mauboy

NEW RESCHEDULED DATES

 

Flo Rida at the Forum in Melbourne and Eatons Hill Hotel in Brisbane have had to be rescheduled until next year.

The shows will now be held at the Forum on Thursday 17th January 2019 and at Eatons Hill Hotel on Friday 18th January 2019

Official statement below:

“Originally set to kick off his Australian tour later this month, US Rapper FLO RIDA has today announced rescheduled dates for his upcoming shows.

Following the cancellation of his Sydney event last week, headline shows in both Brisbane and Melbourne have been moved to 2019, with current tickets still eligible for both shows.

Moore Sports, the promoters of the inaugural Australian edition of the winter themed festival, went into liquidation earlier last week, leaving a gap in the tour that was unable to be filled due to scheduling issues.

New dates for FLO RIDA’s Australia tour have been announced for weekend shows in both Brisbane and Melbourne.” 

Tickets purchased for both shows in July and August for Brisbane and Melbourne will be valid for the new dates.

For refund information please contact your point of purchase or if you would like to speak to MJR directly please email info@mjrpresents.com

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TOUR DATES

Date City Venue
17 Jan The Forum
Melbourne, VIC
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18 Jan Eaton Hills Hotel
Brisbane, QLD
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James

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After selling out their first ever trip to Australia in 2016, James are preparing for a triumphant return in 2018 with their ‘Living in Extraordinary Times Tour’. This time the band are sporting a brand-new album ‘Living in Extraordinary Times” as well as all their swag of British classics.

James’ 1993 hit ‘Laid’ became the soundtrack to early 90s alternative radio before finding a second life through its use in teen hit American Pie films. James had already had a decade of hits by the time Laid arrived, having risen from Manchester’s legendary Factory Records scene into one of the biggest UK bands in the world by the dawn of the 90s. With alternative hits in Australia including Laid, Sit Down, Sound, Getting Away With It (All Messed Up), She’s a Star and Just Like Fred Astaire, and selling over 25 million records worldwide, the band were triple j staples for over fifteen years, yet took nearly three decades to hit Australian shores.

2016 saw the release of Girl at the End of the World, their most commercially and critically successful album for nearly twenty years, which came close to knocking Adele’s 25 off the prized number 1 spot of the UK album chart.

With sell out shows, great reviews and mad fans, some travelling across Australia to ensure they didn’t miss a single show, a return visit was inevitable.

‘Looking forward to playing to the boys and the girls at the end of the world again (from our corner of the world). if you enjoyed our last trip, evangelize this one to your friends, and we can make this a regular liaison,’ said Tim Booth.

“The vibe in every room was just electric and every night was different to the last. We can’t wait to get back there and do it all again, this time with our ‘Living in Extraordinary Times’ record.” said Jim Glennie.

The album seems to touch upon contemporary fissures in society, with Tim Booth commenting: “We knew something was up when Leicester city won the league then Brexit, then Trump. It is as if we’d slipped into an alternate reality, a Philip K Dick reality. We are living in extraordinary times.”

The tour will visit Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth as well as taking James to Adelaide for the very first time.

“Sometimes rounds off James’s first ever Australian gig and there wouldn’t be many in the audience who didn’t feel privileged to be there.” – The Sydney Morning Herald

“As the band left the stage for the final time, they promised not to wait 35 years next time. Let’s hope they hold true to their word.” – Scenestr

“Australia has really been missing out. It’s taken 34 years for Manchester alt-rockers James to visit Australia, but they made it worth the wait.” – The West Australian

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TOUR DATES

Date City Venue
11 Nov Powerstation
Auckland, NZ
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12 Nov The Bedford Marquee
Christchurch, NZ
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14 Nov The Forum
Melbourne, VIC
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16 Nov The Metro
Sydney, NSW
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17 Nov The Tivoli
Brisbane, QLD
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19 Nov The Gov
Adelaide, SA
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20 Nov Astor Theatre
Perth
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Beth Hart

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, 2018 International Blues Award Instrumentalist / Vocalist and 2017 European Blues Awards For Best Female Vocalist Beth Hart returns to Australia this February for a special run of shows around the country.

No stranger to our shores, Hart is a regular visitor to Bluesfest and has a loyal following both here and across the ditch in New Zealand where her first international single ‘LA Song (Out of This Town)’ went all the way to #1.

Having sold out her biggest UK concert at London’s prestigious Royal Albert Hall, Beth Hart has also played London’s Union Chapel, Jools Holland’s legendary annual Hootenanny and Nashville’s iconic Ryman Auditorium as part of an international run. Introducing the world to her latest solo record Fire on the Floor and her recent collaboration with Joe Bonamassa ‘Black Coffee’.

Beth Hart Australian tour will hit Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane,Sydney and Melbourne.

“Beth Hart has a blues-rock voice so ballsy, it could pin you to the wall.” – The Times

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TOUR DATES

Date City Venue
14 Feb Astor Theatre
Perth
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17 Feb The Gov
Adelaide, SA
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19 Feb The Tivoli
Brisbane, QLD
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22 Feb Enmore
Sydney, NSW
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23 Feb The Forum
Melbourne, VIC
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Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey & MJR Presents Cancel Australia & New Zealand Tour Dates

[August 9th 2018] – Today it is announced that Mariah Carey’s upcoming tour dates in Australia & New Zealand during October 2018 will be cancelled due to a scheduling conflict. New dates for the areas are yet to be determined.

Mariah Carey shares “It is with much regret that I am unable to visit Australia & New Zealand later this year, however I promise to find new dates soon. I’ve been working away on new music and I cannot wait to share it with you later this year.”

MJR Presents shares that “We are disappointed that Mariah’s shows are cancelled but look forward to hearing her new material soon. Full refunds will be given to all ticket holders from their original point of purchase and we apologize for the inconvenience to fans and ticket holders.”

All current ticket holders will receive an email from their ticket provider confirming a full refund.

TOUR RESCHEDULED

**NEW DATES ANNOUNCED BELOW**

ON SALE 2PM LOCAL TIME

FOR CURRENT  MARIAH TICKET HOLDERS AWAITING RELOCATION:

Please be assured, We have held back some seats from todays on-sale to specifically allocate and attend to your inquires. You will be contacted by ticketek to arrange your relocation very shortly. If you prefer a full refund on your ticket please email us at info@mjrpresents.com.

MARIAH CAREY RESCHEDULES AUSTRALIAN TOUR

MJR Presents announced today that Mariah Carey’s February 2018 Australian and New Zealand tour has been rescheduled to October due to a necessary realignment of her international engagements for 2018.

The rescheduled tour will see Mariah deliver all her greatest hits which include Dreamlover, Emotions, Hero, Without You, Fantasy, One Sweet Day, We Belong Together, Always Be My Baby and many more, following on from her successful 2017 Las Vegas residency. Cementing her place as one of the world’s all-time iconic vocalists, Carey has sold over 200 million albums worldwide and spawned a career across music, film, television, fashion, beauty and much more.

Unfortunately, venue changes have been necessary for the Sydney and Melbourne shows with new tickets issued to patrons in the coming weeks. Tickets to the Brisbane show will remain valid for the rescheduled date and patrons will be contacted by the ticketing company with instructions. Those who cannot attend the new dates will be offered refunds. Unfortunately a Perth show has been unable to be accommodated on the new dates and patrons will be refunded.

For those who have not yet purchased, tickets for the rescheduled shows will go on sale 2pm local time on Thursday February 1. More information for current ticket holders and new purchasers is available from www.mjrpresents.com.

“It’s always unfortunate when these situations occur and we regret any inconvenience the rescheduling has caused for fans,” said MJR director Scott Mesiti. “We’re very excited that we’ve been able to find suitable time for Mariah’s return to ensure fans don’t miss out on what is sure to be a spectacular show from one of the music world’s biggest music icons.”

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Elaine Paige

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Britain’s first lady of musical theatre Elaine Paige has announced an 8-date series of concerts downunder this October, which will see her perform songs from her illustrious career alongside an array of her favourite tracks by contemporary songwriters.

This follows on from the huge success of Elaine’s last series of concerts in the UK in 2016 and 2017, which had audiences and critics alike rising to their feet in praise.

Elaine said: “I’m so excited about taking this concert to more venues across the globe. It allows me to do something completely different celebrating songwriters I love such as Harry Nilsson, Jim Webb, Burt Bacharach, Lennon & McCartney, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber … the list goes on… as well as many of my hits such as ‘I Know Him So Well’, ‘Don’t Cry for Me Argentina’ and of course my signature ‘Memory’.  This music has been the soundtrack to all our lives, not just mine.  And it’s the ideal opportunity to perform in an intimate way.”

Elaine has performed live in concert all over the world and as a recording artist has worked with legendary producers such as Tony ViscontiDennis Lambert, Peter Matz, & Phil Ramone amongst others and has released 22 solo albums (4 multi-Platinum and 9 Gold,) been featured on 7 cast recordings and has had major worldwide hits with songs such as Memory (Cats) and I Know Him So Well (Chess.)

As a musical theatre performer Elaine has made a major contribution to the modern musical.  She has starred in more smash hit West End & Broadway musicals than anyone else of her generation and continues to present the hugely successful weekly BBC Radio 2 show Elaine Paige on Sunday, now approaching its 15th year on air, which is devoted to musical theatre and film music, and continues to delight audiences of over 2.5 million listeners each week across the UK.

“an exceptional show that represents both a carefully formulated evening’s entertainment and a genuine labour of love” musicaltheatrereview.com

“a vocally remarkable and almost effortless performance … had the audience rising to their feet in rapturous applause” redbrick.me

“With her biggest hit Memory from Cats and With One Look from Sunset Boulevard as part of the set list, it’s a moment you don’t want to miss.” ManchestersFinest

“A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to watch the lady who has quite rightly been given the epithet ‘First Lady Of Musical Theatre’ in an intimate, informal concert of epic proportion! A thousand times ‘bravo!” North West End

“The night as a whole was sensational, and it was an honour to witness musical theatre royalty doing what she does best.” Grapevine

Twitter: @elaine_paige

Facebook: www.facebook.com/elainepaigeofficial

Websitewww.elainepaige.com

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TOUR DATES

Date City Venue
10 Oct Michael Fowler Centre
Wellington NZ
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10 Oct Michael Fowler Centre
Wellington, NZ
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12 Oct Isacc Theatre
Christchurch, NZ
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12 Oct Isacc Theatre
Christchurch, NZ
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13 Oct Auckland Town Hall
Auckland
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16 Oct State Theatre
Sydney
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18 Oct Hammer Hall
Melbourne
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19 Oct QPAC
Brisbane
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22 Oct Thebarton Theatre
Adelaide
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25 Oct Astor Theatre
Perth
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ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK

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Engelbert Humperdinck – the legendary live entertainer – has announced his eagerly anticipated return down under, with ‘The Man I Want To Be Tour,’ set to land in theatres around Australia and New Zealand in March 2019.

Returning for the first time since his sold out run in 2015, Engelbert will be performing in iconic theatres around the country, from Sydney’s State Theatre to Melbourne’s Palais, showcasing music from his latest record “50”, as well seminal hits like “Quando Quando Quando”, “Release Me”, “A Man Without Love”, “The Last Waltz” and “Am I That Easy To Forget”.

Despite growing up extraordinarily shy and the youngest of ten children, Engelbert Humperdinck skyrocketed to fame in 1967, after his single ‘Release Me’ famously blocked The Beatles from a scoring the number one chart position with their new track ‘Penny Lane’. Following on from 50 weeks in the UK charts, the Leicester based entertainer continued his meteoric rise to fame, becoming a sex symbol to women across the globe and delivering one of the most iconic voices of his generation.

With a career spanning almost 50 years, Engelbert amassed 64 Gold albums, 35 Platinum records, four Grammy nominations, a Gold Globe and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He has performed for the Queen four times, for several presidents, alongside music legends like Ray Charles, Tom Jones and Dean Martin and remains one of few musicians alive today, able to have called Elvis a close friend.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to spend an intimate night with Engelbert.

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TOUR DATES

Date City Venue
28 Feb Bruce Mason Centre
Auckland
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2 Mar Isaac Theatre Royal
Christchurch
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4 Mar Opera House
Wellington
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6 Mar The Star
Gold Coast
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8 Mar State Theatre
Sydney
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9 Mar Palais Theatre
Melbourne
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11 Mar Riverside Theatre
Perth
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