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Cold Chisel Announce 50th Anniversary ‘The Big Five-0’ Australian Tour

Legendary Australian rock band Cold Chisel has excited its fans by announcing their 50th-anniversary tour, this will be a special tour called “The Big Five-0.”

“The Big Five-0” will be a memorable celebration of Cold Chisel’s 50 years of music, bringing fans together for an unforgettable night of classic hits and rock history.

This tour will kick off on Saturday, October 5, in Armidale, where the band spent time in 1974-1975 while Don Walker completed his university studies. The tour will travel around major Australian cities for seven weeks, ending on Sunday, November 17, in Adelaide, where Cold Chisel was formed.

Cold Chisel – ‘Cheap Wines’

This anniversary tour promises to feature all the classic hits that made Cold Chisel a cornerstone of Australian rock music, including “Khe Sanh,” “Bow River,” “Flame Trees,” “You Got Nothin’ I Want,” “When The War Is Over,” “My Baby,” “Cheap Wine,” “All For You,” “Choir Girl,” “Last Wave Of Summer,” “Saturday Night,” “Breakfast At Sweethearts,” and “Forever Now.”

In Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne, the shows will be held under a specially constructed 10,000-capacity Big Top tent. This setup includes floor and bleacher seating, as well as a general admission standing area at the back.

These dates will pay homage to the band’s famous “An Evening with the Circus Animals” shows in 1982, which famously ended with Jimmy Barnes singing “Goodbye (Astrid, Goodbye)” while riding a motorbike on a trapeze wire.

Cold Chisel Australian Tour 2024

  • Saturday, 5th October – Armidale, Petersons Winery
  • Tuesday, 8th October – Gold Coast, Convention & Exhibition Centre
  • Friday, 11th October – Sydney, Entertainment Quarter
  • Tuesday, 15th October – Wollongong, WIN Entertainment Centre
  • Saturday, 19th October – Caversham, Sandalford Wines
  • Friday, 25th October – Melbourne, Flemington Racecourse
  • Saturday, 2nd November – Brisbane, Victoria Park
  • Wednesday, 6th November – Newcastle, Entertainment Centre
  • Saturday, 9th November – Ballarat, Victoria Park
  • Wednesday, 13th November – Glenorchy, MyState Bank Arena
  • Sunday, 17th November – Adelaide, VALIO Adelaide 500

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