2018 is set to kick off in the most sensational way. Brand new summer festival, Under the Southern Stars is bringing together the best of Aussie Rock to the Gold Coast.
Headlined by the Working Class Man himself Jimmy Barnes, Under the Southern Stars will be coming to three stunning coastal locations in NSW and VIC this January and the Gold Coast on Saturday 10 February.
Jimmy Barnes is the heart and soul of Aussie Rock and Roll. After 40 years on stages of all kinds, Jimmy is an icon â€“ his nickname â€śBarnesyâ€ť conjures up thoughts of rock music at an ear-splitting volume. As frontman of the legendary Cold Chisel, to his distinguished solo career, Jimmy has had more #1 albums than any other Australian artist and been inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame. Twice.
Jimmy has been through it all and lived to tell the tale detailing it all in his bestselling memoirs,Â Working Class Boy and Working Class Man, adding bestselling author to his resume and cementing his place in Australiaâ€™s heart and heartland. Along the way, he has sold more records in Australia than any other domestic rock & roll artist. Jimmyâ€™s live shows are legendary for their intensity.
â€śThis is a bill Iâ€™m looking forward to being a part of!â€ť said Jimmy Barnes. â€śThis show will definitely rock. In the middle of summer, what would you want to do but get out with your mates and have a party? Join us. I think there will be a few surprises on the dayâ€ť
As a special treat for Gold Coast Under The Southern Stars audiences only, joining Barnes are the legendary Ian Moss and Tex Perkins. Five time ARIA award winner, former Cold Chisel guitarist and successful solo artist, iconic Australian musician, Ian Moss will bring his unforgettable live sound and silken voice to fans of all ages.
From the pub rock favourites of the Beasts of Bourbon to the soundscapes of The Cruel Sea, Tex Perkins has played a key role in the Australian music scene and is a firm favourite of lovers of rock Australia wide. Perkins will deliver his trade-mark uninhibited performance and blues-rock sound to Gold Coast audiences at the new summer festival, Under The Southern Stars.
Featuring seven legendary Australian music acts, audiences can expect a day to remember filled with classic hits and unforgettable performances. Be warned that with a line up featuring Australian music royalty, tickets wonâ€™t last long. Donâ€™t miss a rare opportunity to see this top tier calibre of talent in a stunning Gold Coast setting. The quintessential Australia summer experience is filled with family, friends, good food and great live music and this line-up has raised the bar. Under the Southern Stars is the perfect summer holiday festival.
THE RICH AND FAMOUS