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Noiseworks - National

23 November 2011

A CELEBRATION OF CLASSIC OZ ROCK!

NOISEWORKS, IAN MOSS, ROSS WILSON, RICHARD CLAPTON, DRAGON AND MORE...

The national concert series a day on the green celebrates classic Oz Rock with a mighty big bang with its next run of events in early 2012.

Noiseworks, Ian Moss, Ross Wilson, Richard Clapton, Dragon, Daryl Braithwaite, 1927 and Choirboys will play across concerts in NSW, VIC and SA - events best described as musical feasts given they will be a celebration of the Australian rock music history these artists have so vibrantly helped define

And how's this for value - each show will feature at least five bands for only $89!

With classics like 'Take Me Back', 'Love Somebody', 'No Lies', 'Tucker's Daughter', 'Bow River', 'When The War Is Over', 'Eagle Rock', 'Come Said The Boy', 'Cool World', 'April Sun In Cuba', 'Are You Old Enough', 'Howzat', 'That's When I Think Of You', 'Run To Paradise' and 'Boys Will Be Boys' to name just a few, the wineries promise to be one giant sing-a-long of home-grown hits.

The tour also introduces the first new venue to the a day on the green family in three years, the magnificent Petersons Winery, Armidale in the NSW Central Tablelands.

The concert dates are: Bimbadgen Winery, Hunter Valley NSW on Saturday March 3, Petersons Winery Armidale NSW on Saturday March 10 and All Saints Estate, Rutherglen VIC on Saturday March 17. Previously announced is Annie's Lane, Clare Valley SA on Saturday February 28. Full line-ups for each show are listed below.

The concerts are all general admission so with good food and wine and your favourite deck chair, a magnificent location, classic rock all day long and tickets at just $89 - it sounds like a sensational value-for-money party day to us!

The 2011/2012 a day on the green season has seen concerts by Meat Loaf, Steely Dan & Steve Winwood and Cold Chisel, with Sade (December) and Daryl Hall & John Oates / Icehouse (February) to come. With these Oz rock shows promoters Roundhouse Entertainment are proud to continue their decade-long support of our great Australian artists.

EVENT INFORMATION:
a day on the green
is a fully licensed event. Strictly no BYO alcohol. Food will be available on site or BYO picnic. Deck chairs and picnic rugs are recommended. For all event, transport and accommodation information, click here 

TICKETS FOR ALL SHOWS:
General Admission (front reserved area): $125 plus booking fee.
General Admission: $89 plus booking fee.
* There are no reserved seats for these shows.

CONCERT LINE-UPS:
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 28 - ANNIE'S LANE, CLARE VALLEY SA

Noiseworks, Ian Moss, Richard Clapton, Dragon, Choirboys

SATURDAY MARCH 3 - BIMBADGEN WINERY, HUNTER VALLEY NSW
Noiseworks, Ian Moss, Richard Clapton, Dragon, 1927, Choirboys

SATURDAY MARCH 10 - PETERSONS WINERY, ARMADALE NSW
Noiseworks, Ian Moss, Ross Wilson, Richard Clapton, Dragon, Choirboys

SATURDAY MARCH 17 - ALL SAINT'S ESTATE, RUTHERGLEN VIC
Noiseworks, Ian Moss, Ross Wilson, Daryl Braithwaite, Choirboys

ABOUT THE ARTISTS:
NOISEWORKS
- For a decade Noiseworks reigned as one of our most popular and acclaimed rock bands. Led by the charismatic Jon Stevens, the band sold in excess of 1.2 million albums spawning 15 hit singles including 'No Lies', 'Take Me Back' and 'Love Somebody'. Since reforming, Noiseworks have retained their brilliant live reputation and are working on their first new album since 1991.

IAN MOSS - 'Mossy' holds a revered place in Australian music. His soulful vocals and incredible guitar playing ensure his live sets are always amazing. Fresh from the extraordinary Cold Chisel reunion tour and performing songs covering both his Chisel and solo careers, this master musician will be in red hot form.

ROSS WILSON - Singer, songwriter and producer Ross 'Mr Eagle Rock' Wilson is one of the truce icons of the Aussie music industry. From the legendary Daddy Cool through 80's chart-toppers Mondo Rock, through his acclaimed solo work including latest album 'I Come In Peace', Ross's live shows are always huge a day on the green favourites.

RICHARD CLAPTON - Richard has endeared himself to music-lovers everywhere through his heartfelt inspired performances and a songbook that defines our times. With hits like 'Girls On The Avenue', 'Deep Water', 'Capricorn Dancer', Richard was a thoroughly deserving and popular inductee into the ARIA Hall Of Fame.

DRAGON - With an unforgettable run of chart-toppers like 'Are You Old Enough', 'April Sun In Cuba', 'Still In Love With You', 'Rain' and many others, Dragon's legacy is of one of Australasia's most successful pop bands. Joined several years ago by veteran vocalist Mark Williams as front man, a revitalised Dragon released a new EP 'Chase The Sun' in November.

DARYL BRAITHWAITE - In a distinguished career spanning more than 40 years, Daryl is a multi award-winning premier performer. Sherbet re-wrote the history books with 20 Top 40 hits, success which continued to Daryl's solo career with hits like 'As The Days Go By', 'Horses' and 'One Summer'. He continues to perform to a dedicated fan base all over the country.

1927 - Fronted by singer Eric Weideman, 1927's classic album "...ISH" remains one of the highest selling debut albums ever by an Australian artist with songs like 'That's When I Think Of You', 'If I Could' and 'Compulsory Hero' remaining radio favourites to this day.

CHOIRBOYS - 'Run to Paradise', 'Boys Will Be Boys' and 'Never Gonna Die' helped put the Choirboys distinctive stamp on Aussie rock'n'roll. Headed by rock belter Mark Gable, they charted a course from pubs to the charts with unflagging energy and commitment. The Choirboys will kick off the day in great style.

ABOUT A DAY ON THE GREEN:
This summer marks the 11th year of a day on the green events. After nearly 300 shows and more than two million happy patrons, the a day on the green experience of good food, good wine and great music is firmly established as one of Australia's most popular concert events.

TICKETS ON SALE TUESDAY DECEMBER 6
From ticketmaster.com.au & 136 100

a day on the green is proudly presented by Roundhouse Entertainment, MAX, LG and Nissan.

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