Ticketmaster Announces Executive Moves in Australia-New Zealand
Gavin Taylor has been announced as the Managing Director for Ticketmaster Australia, with Maria O’Connor departing the role to take over as Chairman of Australia and New Zealand for the company, according to an announcement Thursday. Taylor comes in from his current position as CEO of the West Australian... Read more
Aussie Authorities Voice COVID Concerns Following Ticketing Snafu
Australian health officials have express concerns over the crowds that were stranded outside of rugby stadiums on Friday due to a ticketing system failure. Thousands were stranded for an extended period outside AFL and NRL games due to a Ticketek mobile system outage, raising fears that a spike in... Read more
Australia Books First Sold-Out Festival Post-Lockdown
Australia’s extremely remote Birdsville Big Red Bash music festival had to cancel its 2020 edition, though next year’s rescheduled dates have already sold-out. Originally, the festival was set to run from July 7 to 9, 2020, however, amid the coronavirus pandemic, organizers had to call-off the event. They announced... Read more
Miley Cyrus Joins Lineup For Australian Bushfire Benefit Concert
A one-night event, dubbed World Tour Bushfire Relief, will head to Melbourne this March with a headlining performance from Miley Cyrus. The event, sponsored by AgBioEn, will take place on March 13 at the Lakeside Stadium and feature performances from country rapper Lil Nas X, pop duo The Veronicas... Read more
Fire Fight Australia Raises $9.5M For Bushfire Relief
Fire Fight Australia, a benefit concert which took place last night to raise funds for the ongoing bushfires in the country, has raised more than $9.5 million. The concert, which took over the ANZ Stadium in Sydney’s Olympic Park, lasted for nine and a half hours, featuring performances from... Read more
Planned Bushfire Relief Concerts Canceled by Promoters
Promoters have abruptly canceled Sound Relief 2020, a concert fundraiser aimed at contributing to Australian bushfire relief efforts. The benefit series, which was slated to take place over two weekends in March, became a joint effort from promoters like IMC, Chugg Entertainment, Secret Sounds, Frontier Touring and Live Nation.... Read more
Broadway’s ‘Moulin Rouge’ To Donate Funds To Australian Fire Relief
Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! The Musical, a show with ties to Australia, will hold a benefit performance and a benefit concert to raise funds for the ongoing wildfires Down Under. The benefit performance will take place on January 26 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre to coincide with the nation’s Australia... Read more
Fire Fight Australia Concert Receives Overwhelming Ticket Sales
TEG Dainty and TEG Live announced that the national response to the Fire Fight Australia concert has exceeded their ticket expectations, with over 65,000 tickets sold in under five hours. The concert is slated to take place at ANZ Stadium in Sydney Olympic Park on Sunday, February 16 to... Read more
Sound Relief Australia To Stage Benefit Concert For Bushfire Crisis Victims
Sound Relief Australia is holding a benefit concert for the first time since 2009 to benefit those affected by the ongoing bushfires. The organization released a statement this week that the “Australian Music Community will band together once again under the unified banner of Sound Relief 2020.” While they... Read more
Concerts Cancelled In Australia Due To Bushfires
A handful of shows have been cancelled across Australia due to the ongoing bushfire crisis in the country. Earlier this week, Cold Chisel’s show in Ruthergle, Victoria at the All Saints Estate on Tuesday had to be cancelled due to air quality on site. The EPA Victoria rated the... Read more