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Icehouse Announce ’40 Years Live’ Anniversary Tour

Written by Zanda Wilson on August 24, 2016

Icehouse started out as a pub rock band called Flowers, and in 2017 the iconic Aussie group will celebrate 40 years of playing live with an anniversary tour across the country.

The band’s first-ever live show took place at the Warriewood Surf Life Saving club on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, and now Icehouse will head out on a mammoth national tour, and will also play shows in New Zealand for the first time in 20 years. They’ll also play One Electric Day, Caloundra Music Festival, Bondi Beachfest and a headline show at the Great Western Hotel in Rockhampton later this year.

“40 years ago we had no idea that the band would last longer than a year, let alone still be performing four decades later,” says frontman Iva Davies of the forthcoming tour.

“As we tour now there is still the thrill of walking out onto the stage like there was back in 1977, and we hope to continue to take the audiences on the journey with us.”

Icehouse’s debut album was released in 1980, and the band held the record for the highest-selling debut album of any Australian band well into the 1990s. As of 2016 they’ve sold over three million albums in Australia and New Zealand and over nine million worldwide, including eight top 10 albums and 28 platinum album sales locally. In 2006, Icehouse were inducted into the ARIA Hall Of Fame.

Catch all the details of Icehouse’s 40 Years Live tour, below.

Watch: Icehouse – Great Southern Land (Live In Sydney, 2012)

Icehouse ’40 Years Live’ Tour 2017

Tickets for Icehouse’s Red Hot Summer Tour* shows go on sale 9am Monday, 29th August. All other tour dates on sale now

Saturday, 7th January*
Mulwala Waterski Club, Mulwala NSW
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Friday, 13th January
Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Tickets: Ticketek

Saturday, 14th January
Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Tickets: Ticketek

Wednesday, 1st February
Crown Theatre, Perth
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Thursday, 2nd February
Crown Theatre, Perth
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Thursday, 9th February
Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Saturday, 11th February*
Old Mount Gambier Gaol, Mt Gambier SA
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Saturday, 18th February
Country Club, Launceston
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Friday, 24th February
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane
Tickets: Ticketek

Saturday, 11th March*
Mackay Park, Bateman’s Bay NSW
Tickets: Tickmaster

Friday, 17th March
Wrest Point Entertainment Centre, Hobart
Tickets: Tixtas

Saturday, 18th March
Wrest Point Entertainment Centre, Hobart
Tickets: Tixtas

Saturday, 25th March*
Roche Estate, Hunter Valley NSW
Tickets: Tickmaster

Saturday, 1st April*
Harrigan’s Drift Inn, Jacob’s Well Qld
Tickets: Tickmaster

Saturday, 22nd April*
Bendigo Jockey Club, Bendigo Vic
Tickets: Tickmaster

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