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Meghan Trainor: That Bass tour

Songwriter Trainor, who came out of nowhere and achieved a worldwide hit with her curve-celebrating single 'All About that Bass' last year, is headed to Oz for a pair of debut shows as part of her That Bass tour. The Forum, Thu Apr 30.

Sam Smith: In the Lonely Hour tour

He has lent his soulful voice to some of the biggest pop hits of the past year – 'La La' and 'Latch' included – and now Sam Smith will be returning to Australia for his own solo tour. Margaret Court Arena, Thu Apr 30.

Kasey Chambers

To celebrate the sweet success of her new album, Chambers will tour Australia with a string of concert dates, supported by the nomadic and nimble-fingered melodic blues of Kim Churchill. The Forum, Fri May 1.

Paloma Faith

Paloma Faith, who scored her first-ever solo number one hit right here in Australia earlier last year with 'Only Love Can Hurt Like This', is coming our way. Palais Theatre, Tue May 5.

Ricky Martin: One World tour

Enrique Martín Morales AKA Ricky Martin will be returning to Australia after his appearance on the The Voice, for a performance of his own. Rod Laver Arena, Tue May 5.


Late '90s pop diva Anastacia has a pretty fierce following right here in Australia, but till now, she's never brought her act to our shores. That changes when she swings through on her Resurrection world tour. Palais Theatre, Thu May 7.

An Evening with Michael Bolton

Look out Melbourne, that Grammy-winning crooner of power ballads, arias and soul classics, Michael Bolton (one-time king of the bad mullet), is coming to town for one night only – and he’s got Aussie band 1927, with their first album in 20 years, in tow. Palais Theatre, Sat May 16.

Spandau Ballet: Soul Boys of the Western World tour

Soul Boys of the Western World – the new documentary about the band's career – reveals the nuclear fall-out that estranged Spandau Ballet for 19 years - and the reconciliation that has led to their 2015 Australian tour. Rod Laver Arena, Tue May 19.


American pop-punk-rockers Yellowcard are heading to Australia for their first headline tour almost three years. The boys we be bringing their violins and guitars to the Margaret Court Arena and will be supported by Mayday Parade and Born Lion. Margaret Court Arena, Sat Jul 11.

Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond – Mr Hot August Night, songwriter to Monkees and seller of more than 125 million records – is coming back to Australia for one more tour. Expect all the hits: 'Song Sung Blue', 'Cracklin' Rosie', 'Solitary Man' and many, many more. Rod Laver Arena, Tue Oct 27.

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Updated on 13 Apr 2015.

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