In news that’s certain to have the nation’s groove-minded connoisseurs in raptures, Future Entertainment has announce that ultra-hip musical luminary Mark Ronson and his new band The Business International will be playing two ‘one night only’ affairs in Melbourne and Sydney in March 2011.
From the press release:
With Mark and the band already confirmed to top the bill at this year’s massive Future Music Festival 2011, these one-off headline shows will give fans an opportunity to catch them doing their thing up close and personal. In further exciting news, New Zealand’s freshest sensation Zowie will be supporting Mark Ronson & the Business international on both shows.
As an established and revered musician, DJ and infamous record producer, Mark Ronson, is a consummate musical professional whose talents simply know no bounds. Making his name as an A-list New York party DJ in the early 1990s, he quickly moved on to music production and, well, the rest is history … including no less than three Grammy Awards!
As one of the planet’s hottest producers, his seemingly magical studio touch has helped shape best-selling albums for superstar artists the ilk of Lilly Allen, Christina Aguilera, Robbie Williams, Amy Winehouse, Kaiser Chiefs, Duran Duran, Nas and, most recently, The Like.
Meanwhile, as a musician, he’s released no less than three artist albums since 2003 (Here Comes The Fuzz, Version and, most recently, Record Collection), has topped the world’s charts with tunes like Ooh Wee, Stop Me and Valerie, and is regularly called upon to play the planet’s biggest venues, festivals, stadiums and everything in between.
And if that wasn’t enough, New Zealand’s newest electro-pop sensation Zowie is set to support both dates, bringing her contagious songs like Broken Machine and Bite Back to Melbourne and Sydney fans. The bubbly 23 year old also referred to as “a tiny dynamo of electrifying, positive energy” already has huge recognition in her home country. In Australia, her latest single Bite Back is currently the third most played song on triple j. Zowie is also making her way to the US where gossip celebrity Perez Hilton is a massive fan: “So fierce deluxe!!! She is easily proving herself to be one of our favorite Kiwis – and we have a few! If you like The Tings Tings or Dragonette – with a touch of Uffie, then you will really like Zowie!”
So, get ready to dance, funk, groove and vibe-on like there’s no tomorrow.
Tickets for both shows go on sale on Monday January 24th at 9am and fans are advised to get in early to avoid disappointment.
Melbourne, Wednesday March 9, The Palace.
Tickets on sale Monday January 24th at 9am through www.ticketmaster.com.au or 136 100.
Sydney, Friday March 11th, The Enmore Theatre.
Tickets on sale Monday January 24th at 9am through www.ticketek.com.au or 13 28 49.
$ 75 + BF + Service charges
For more information visit:
Check Out Mark Ronson’s latest video Somebody to Love Me with Boy George!
Watch Zowie’s Bite Back