Foo Fighters have announced that they will be playing two shows while they’re over here recording their secret Sydney Harbour show for their upcoming album Waisting Light. All in aid of the recent floods in Queensland, and Earthquake in Christchurch.
The first show will be in Auckland on the 22nd of March, at the Auckland Townhall. The New Zealand bands joining Foo Fighters are to be confirmed.
The second will be in Brisbane at the Brisbane Botanic gardens and they will be joined by You Am I and special guests Cloud Control with a local opener to be confirmed following the result of the competition below.
All profits from the Brisbane concert will go to the Queensland Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal and all profits from the Auckland concert will go to the New Zealand Government’s Christchurch Earthquake Appeal.
Tickets for New Zealand will be on sale from 9:00am NZDST, Friday 18 March priced at $175 and $250. A limit of 2 tickets per purchaser will apply for this show.
Tickets for the Brisbane show go on sale at 9:00am AEST on Monday 21 March with all tickets priced at $99. A limit of 4 tickets per purchaser will apply for the Australian show. For more information on these shows, visit http://www.frontiertouring.com/foofighters.
As mentioned above, Foo Fighters are welcoming submissions from local Brisbane bands for a spot on the Brisbane bill. You can find out more info here. The winning band will be notified on Tuesday 22 March.