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Melbourne Zoo Announces 2016 Twilights Music Program

Written by Tom Williams on October 22, 2015

Melbourne Zoo has unveiled the long list of acts who will be performing as part of its series of Twilights concerts in 2016, including the likes of indie-pop outfit San Cisco, Perth rockers Birds Of Tokyo and roots outfit John Butler Trio.

Other acts featured on the eclectic 2016 Melbourne Zoo Twilights program include Jebediah, The Waifs, Swedish indie folk artist José González, country singer Kasey Chambers, blues singer-songwriter C.W. Stoneking and ABBA parody group Björn Again. Catch the full lineup and the string of support acts, below.

This year’s Melbourne Zoo Twilights concerts featured performances from the likes of Paul Kelly, Powderfinger’s Bernard Fanning, Sarah Blasko, Dan Sultan, Connor Oberst and The Cat Empire.

Next year’s run of gigs will include 14 all-ages shows between Friday, 29th January and Saturday, 12th March, with all proceeds going towards fighting the extinction of the Eastern Barred Bandicoot.

Tickets to all shows include full access to Melbourne Zoo before the show kicks off, giving punters the chance to rock up early for a quick wander among the local residents.

All Twilights shows are fully licensed, with food, drinks and desserts available for purchase. Ticket holders can bring their own picnic, but BYO alcohol and glass aren’t permitted. Food hampers can also be pre-ordered when purchasing tickets.

Catch Melbourne Zoo’s full 2016 Twilights lineup alongside date and ticket details, below and see the lineup for Sydney’s 2016 Twilight At Taronga music program here.

Watch: San Cisco – Magic

Melbourne Zoo Twilights 2016 Program

Friday, 29th January 2016
Far From Folsom Featuring Tex Perkins 
and The Tennessee Four with Rachael Tidd, supported by Vic Simms
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo

Saturday, 30th January 2016
The Waifs, supported by Ruby Boots
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo

Friday, 5th February 2016
José González, supported by Tiny Ruins
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo

Saturday, 6th February 2016
John Butler Trio, supported by Tinpan Orange
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo

Friday, 12th February 2016
Josh Pyke, supported by Winterbourne
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo

Saturday, 13th February 2016
Birds Of Tokyo, supported by Fractures
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo

Friday, 19th February 2016
Jebediah, supported by Glenn Richards
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo

Saturday, 20th February 2016
Mark Seymour & The Undertow, supported by Ben Salter
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo

Friday, 26th February 2016
San Cisco, supported by Last Dinosaurs
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo

Saturday, 27th February 2016
Kasey Chambers, supported by Karise Eden
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo

Friday, 4th March 2016
Colin Hay
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo

Saturday, 5th March 2016
C.W. Stoneking, supported by Marlon Williams
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo

Friday, 11th March 2016
Björn Again
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo

Saturday, 12th March 2016
Belinda Carlisle, supported by Pseudo Echo
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne Zoo Twilights 2016

Tickets on sale 8am Thursday, 22nd October
Zoo members receive a 10% discount

Friday, 29th January — Saturday, 12th March 2016
Melbourne Zoo
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo

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