Events

  •  
    27 February 2018
    Tuesday
     
    Dweezil Zappa

    DWEEZIL ZAPPA – CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF FRANK IN ONE NIGHT David Roy Williams in collaboration with Principal Entertainment present Dweezil Zappa, son of the legendary Frank Zappa, celebrating 50 years of Zappa with a series of concerts and exclusive guitar masterclasses in Australia & New Zealand in early 2018. Sheik Yerbouti next February, 2018 as the legendary music of Frank Zappa is celebrated live on stage by the man’s prodigiously talented son Dweezil Zappa and his band The Others of Intention. Freak Out to some of the most inventive and wildly original music ever committed to tape! Discover Who Are The Brain Police as Dweezil conducts immaculate explorations and excava  More info...

     
    Doors Open: 7:30pm
    Event Time: 8:30pm – TBC
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    9 March 2018
    Friday
     
    The Minimalists – Less Is Now

    What if everything you ever wanted isn’t what you actually want? When they were twenty-something, suit-clad, and upwardly mobile, best friends Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus thought they had everything anyone could ever want. Until they didn’t want any of it anymore. When Joshua was blindsided by the loss of his mother and his marriage, and Ryan was faced with crippling debt and depression, they began questioning every aspect of the lives they had built for themselves. Then they discovered a lifestyle known as minimalism—and everything began to change. In the pursuit of looking for something more substantial than compulsory consumption and the broken American Dream, Joshua  More info...

     
    Doors Open: 6:00pm
    Event Time: 7:00pm – TBC
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    10 March 2018
    Saturday
     
    360 “Vintage Modern Tour”

    After announcing the release of his fourth studio album, Vintage Modern (October 27th) alongside the hypnotic first taste YESTERDAY, the enigmatic 360 unveils dates for the Vintage Modern National Tour, a massive all-ages outing across Australia his first in over three years. Taking in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Melbourne, these shows will be the first chance for the wider public to catch 360 after a string of sold out intimate shows earlier in 2017. Tickets go on-sale to 360’s private fan club The Close Circle on Tuesday 17th and general public on Thursday October 19th. In addition, 360 has released COUP DE GRACE, a brand new track from Vintage Modern featuring longtime friends  More info...

     
    Doors Open: 7:00pm
    Event Time: 8:00pm – 11:00pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    13 March 2018
    Tuesday
     
    Rodrigo Y Gabriela

    One of the most critically acclaimed acoustic instrumental bands in the world, Rodrigo y Gabriela have sold in excess of 1.5 million albums globally, and have packed out iconic venues around the world, from the Hollywood Bowl and Royal Albert Hall to the Sydney Opera House, Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Paris’ Le Zenith. 2014’s 9 Dead Alive was praised by music critics and fans the world over. Unmistakably Spanish in sound, the duo also showcases influences as diverse as metal to rock to world music. “… they fuse it together to create energetic, lively and often unpredictable acoustic guitar music”, said The Line Of Best Fit. While NPR wrote, “Rodrigo y Gabriela return to their root  More info...

     
    Doors Open: 7:00pm
    Event Time: 8:00pm – 10:30pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    19 March 2018
    Monday
     
    BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB

    BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB RETURN TO AUSTRALIAN SHORES  After visiting Australia for a series of sold out shows in 2013, LA three-piece Black Rebel Motorcycle Club have announced that they’ll once again return for a run of shows to showcase their much anticipated new album, expected in early 2018. Presented by MJR Presents, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will visit Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth where they’ll be performing a selection of new material as well as crowd favourites from the band’s illustrious 19-year, seven album back catalogue, showing why they are one of the world’s most celebrated live bands. ‘Every time we’ve toured Austral  More info...

     
    Doors Open: 6:30pm
    Event Time: 7:30pm – TBC
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    23 March 2018
    Friday
     
    Andrew Strong (Ireland) Performs “The Commit...

    To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the award-winning film THE COMMITMENTS, ANDREW STRONG (Ireland) returns to Australia to perform the classic soundtrack in full! Get ready for the film’s hits “Mustang Sally”, “Try A Little Tenderness”, “Chain of Fools”, “Take Me To The River”, “In the Midnight Hour” plus More. ‘his charismatic presence kept the audience’s energy levels high’ – Belfast Times ASTOR THEATRE – CONCERT MODE: Stalls – General Admission Standing – Limited Unreserved Seating Balcony – Reserved Seating ADULTS ONLY LICENSED EVENT (THIS IS NOT AN ALL AGES EVENT) Patrons under the age of 18 years may attend accompa  More info...

     
    Doors Open: 7:00pm
    Event Time: 8:00pm – TBC
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    24 March 2018
    Saturday
     
    Never Ending 80s

    NEVER ENDING 80s RETURN TO PARTY LIKE ITS 1989 There’s no other decade like the 80s. It was THE era of BIG HAIR, BIG HITS and BIG FUN. NEVER ENDING 80’s take you back to Party Like Its 1989 with a night packed full of the biggest hits by the biggest artists ever. The Decade that was the 80s was awesome and with that awesome Decade came with THE BEST soundtrack. Now, The Never Ending 80s band are bringing you that soundtrack to the stage As they carve their way through the music of Prince, Madonna, Cyndi Lauper, INXS, Bon Jovi, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, as well as so many other giants, you’ll be dancing and singing along to all of your 80s tunes LIKE TOTALLY..! ASTOR THEATRE   More info...

     
    Doors Open: 7:00pm
    Event Time: 8:00pm – 11:00pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    31 March 2018
    Saturday
     
    The Smith Street Band

    This will be The Smith Street Band’s first Australian headline tour since the release of More Scared Of You Than You Are Of Me, which debuted at #3 on the ARIA Album chart and saw the band sell out huge shows across the country, including two sold out home town shows at Melbourne’s iconic Forum Theatre. 2017 also saw the band tour America and Europe multiple times, play Groovin The Moo, triple j’s One Night Stand in Mt Isa, Splendour in the Grass, support Midnight Oil in Melbourne and LA and wind up the year with four massive shows at Falls Festival. Forever on the road, 2018 will first see The Smith Street Band return to Europe for a 16 date tour with old friends The Front Bottoms.  More info...

     
    Doors Open: 7:30pm
    Event Time: 8:30pm – 11:45pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    3 April 2018
    Tuesday
     
    John Waite

    As a solo artist and as the lead singer of the Babys and Bad English, John Waite was a fixture of album-oriented rock radio stations during the ’70s and ’80s. John Waite had a talent for power ballads and driving arena rock, occasionally touching on new wave-styled power pop as well. Several of his songs — including “Missing You,” the Babys‘ “Isn’t It Time,” and Bad English‘s “When I See You Smile” — became radio staples. John Waite formed the Babys in London, England in 1976. Initially conceived as a teen pop band, the Babys earned a record contract based on the strength of a video demo they constructed with produ  More info...

     
    Doors Open: 7:00pm
    Event Time: 8:00pm – 10:30pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    7 April 2018
    Saturday
     
    Glen Campbell / Linda Ronstadt / John Denver In Co...

    An international tribute. After Sold Out concerts Graham and Ashleigh Toole will again relive the magic and great hits of superstars Glen Campbell, Linda Ronstadt and John Denver. In a truly unique show, Graham and Ashleigh pay tribute to three music legends who dominated the charts in the 60’s 70’s & 80’s. Glen Campbell made history in 1967 by winning four Grammy Awards in the country and pop categories. For “Gentle on My Mind”, he received two awards in country and western; “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” did the same in pop. Three of his early hits later won Grammy Hall of Fame Awards (2000, 2004, 2008) while Campbell himself won the Grammy Lifetime Ac  More info...

     
    Doors Open: 7:00pm
    Event Time: 8:00pm – 10:30pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    13 April 2018
    Friday
     
    Dino Merlin – Hotel Nacional Live

    Dino Merlin is coming to Australia and New Zealand! Dino Merlin is the most renowned singer/songwriter of Bosnia and Herzegovina and one of the greatest and most popular music artists in the Balkans. Among his other record-breaking successes he is the only performer ever to have filled to capacity the Koševo Stadium in Sarajevo four times in a row (with his “Middle Way”, “Burek”, “Starting Anew” and “Hotel National” tours in 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2015 respectively) and the Belgrade Kombank Arena five times: three nights in a row in 2011 (25, 26, 27 November 2011) and twice in 2015 (25 and 26 October 2015). These performances are considered to be the most significant  More info...

     
    Doors Open: 7:00pm
    Event Time: 8:00pm – 11:00pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    21 April 2018
    Saturday
     
    Michael Che

    US writer, actor and comedian MICHAEL CHE from Saturday Night Live will tour Australia in 2018. Che, who co-anchors SNL’s iconic “Weekend Update” segment and is also a staff writer on the show, will take MICHAEL CHE LIVE around the country to Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, commencing Saturday April 21. Che’s inclusion on hit lists is becoming commonplace with inclusions on Rolling Stone Magazine’s “50 Funniest People,” Buzzfeed’s “50 Hottest Men in Comedy,” and Variety’s “Top 10 Comics To Watch”. His deft use of comedy and street culture to identify humanity in the most controversial actions has become his calling card. He recently released his f  More info...

     
    Doors Open: 7:00pm
    Event Time: 8:00pm – TBC
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    24 April 2018
    Tuesday
     
    The Jungle Giants – Used To Be In Love Tour

    Fresh from some electric Falls Festival main stage shows across Australia and a stellar Triple J Hottest 100 result, The Jungle Giants announce their ‘Used to Be In Love’ Tour. Their third album ‘Quiet Ferocity’ hit a career high with multiple hit singles such as ‘Feel the Way I Do,’ ‘Bad Dream,’ ‘Used To Be In Love’ and ‘On Your Way Down.’  This tour will be the last run across Australia on the back of ‘Quiet Ferocity’ and takes in some select regional dates and capital city shows. “The Jungle Giants deliver career high third album.” – Rolling Stone “The Jungle Giants could not make a wrong move, everything they brought to the table was incredibl  More info...

     
    Doors Open: 6:30pm
    Event Time: 7:30pm – TBC
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    28 April 2018
    Saturday
     
    Miss Africa Perth 2018

    MISS AFRICA PERTH 2018 COMPETITION, TALENT SHOW, FASHION, MUSIC AND DANCE PERFORMANCES. Following another sold out night of glitz, glamour and entertainment Miss Africa Perth brings you one of the hottest, unique beauty pageant finals, talent show, music, fashion, African cultural experience and dance performances all in one night! It is intense, exciting and entertaining all in one package as the search for Miss Africa Perth 2018 unfolds! Sixteen finalists representing 13 countries – who will take the crown home? Do not miss out on the most anticipated event on the Perth social calendar. Get your ticket early, as always, this will be a SOLD OUT show! VIP PRE-SHOW COCKTAIL VIP guests w  More info...

     
    Doors Open: 6:00pm
    Event Time: 7:00pm – 10:30pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    1 May 2018
    Tuesday
     
    Squeeze

    NEW-WAVE WARRIORS SQUEEZE TO RETURN TO AUSTRALIA WITH DR JOHN COOPER CLARKE   South London new-wave legends Squeeze are headed for Australia in 2018 for a run of not-to-be-missed shows. With hits like ‘Cool For Cats‘, ‘Tempted‘ and ‘Up The Junction‘, Squeeze will bring the soundtrack of the 70s and 80s into full focus with special guest punk poet Dr John Cooper Clarke. Squeeze first formed in 1973, brought together by an ad in a sweetshop window. By 1977 they had made their recording debut and enjoyed a string of hits which lasted until 1982, the maturity of their songs outliving their initial burst of chart activity on the back of New Wave. Over the   More info...

     
    Doors Open: 6:30pm
    Event Time: 7:30pm – TBC
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    2 May 2018
    Wednesday
     
    Belle And Sebastian

    Scottish Indie royalty Belle & Sebastian return to Australia in May next year for the first time since their massively successful tour in 2015. With their latest single ‘I’ll Be Your Pilot’ signalling a fresh new wave of activity for the band, the Australian shows wrap up a global tour, with performances confirmed for The Sydney Opera House, Melbourne’s Palais Theatre, Perth’s Astor Theatre and The Tivoli in Brisbane. To commemorate 20 years since the band’s previous multi-EP release – 1997’s ‘Dog On Wheels’, ‘Lazy Line Painter Jane’ and ‘3.. 6.. 9 Seconds Of Light’ – the twee-pop superstars have also announced the release of three more EPs in quick   More info...

     
    Doors Open: 7:00pm
    Event Time: 8:00pm – 10:30pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    4 May 2018
    Friday
     
    Wil Anderson – Wilegal

    SIX-TIME WINNER People’s Choice Award, Melbourne Comedy Festival. Host of ABC TV’s Gruen. As heard on podcasts TOFOP, Wilosophy and 2 Guys 1 Cup. Wil spent 2017 performing sold-out shows from Melbourne to Montreal. He also got arrested on a plane to Wagga Wagga so that will probably get a mention. “Bravo. Go see it.” ★★★★★ The Age THEATRE MODE: Fully Reserved Seating 18+ Licensed event (Please Note this is not an all ages event) Patrons under the age of 18 years can attend but must be accompanied by a parent / guardian (over 18) with a valid ticket. INFANTS NOT ADMITTED. PLEASE NOTE:  Balcony Seating is only accessible via the stairs. No disabled access Entry is entire  More info...

     
    Doors Open: 6:30pm
    Event Time: 7:30pm – 8:45pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    5 May 2018
    Saturday
     
    Wil Anderson – Wilegal

    SIX-TIME WINNER People’s Choice Award, Melbourne Comedy Festival. Host of ABC TV’s Gruen. As heard on podcasts TOFOP, Wilosophy and 2 Guys 1 Cup. Wil spent 2017 performing sold-out shows from Melbourne to Montreal. He also got arrested on a plane to Wagga Wagga so that will probably get a mention. “Bravo. Go see it.” ★★★★★ The Age THEATRE MODE: Fully Reserved Seating 18+ Licensed event (Please Note this is not an all ages event) Patrons under the age of 18 years can attend but must be accompanied by a parent / guardian (over 18) with a valid ticket. INFANTS NOT ADMITTED. PLEASE NOTE:  Balcony Seating is only accessible via the stairs. No disabled access Entry is  More info...

     
    Doors Open: 6:00pm
    Event Time: 7:00pm – 8:15am
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    5 May 2018
    Saturday
     
    Wil Anderson – Wilegal

    SIX-TIME WINNER People’s Choice Award, Melbourne Comedy Festival. Host of ABC TV’s Gruen. As heard on podcasts TOFOP, Wilosophy and 2 Guys 1 Cup. Wil spent 2017 performing sold-out shows from Melbourne to Montreal. He also got arrested on a plane to Wagga Wagga so that will probably get a mention. “Bravo. Go see it.” ★★★★★ The Age THEATRE MODE: Fully Reserved Seating 18+ Licensed event (Please Note this is not an all ages event) Patrons under the age of 18 years can attend but must be accompanied by a parent / guardian (over 18) with a valid ticket. INFANTS NOT ADMITTED. PLEASE NOTE:  Balcony Seating is only accessible via the stairs. No disabled access Entry is  More info...

     
    Doors Open: 8:15pm
    Event Time: 8:45pm – 10:00pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre
  •  
    6 May 2018
    Sunday
     
    Johnny Young presents An Evening With Karen Carpen...

    Hosted by Johnny Young – Starring Narelle Belle & The Carpenter Band “The world of showbusiness is full of wonder and surprises and I have had the thrill of introducing undiscovered and talented performers such as Tina Arena and Dannii Minogue and so many others throughout my career.  Then I heard Australia’s singing sensation Narelle Belle singing a Karen Carpenter song as it was sung by Karen originally and I was filled with a similar thrill, prompting me to showcase her extraordinary talents. And so An Evening with Karen Carpenter was born – a wonderful evening filled with all the Carpenter songs that are close to you and the stories of the adventures of Karen and Richard Car  More info...

     
    Doors Open: 5:45pm
    Event Time: 6:45pm – 8:45pm
    Buy Tickets Astor Theatre