Aussie Tours: Bieber, Simply Red

Justin Bieber plays a secret show on an unidentified island in Sydney Harbour this month during a promotional visit.  

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"KIIS FM Wango Tango," StubHub Center, Carson, Calif.

The Sept. 30 show, dubbed #Bieberisland, is part of iHeartRadio Australia’s live series, which is staging 14 shows across the next 12 months. Bieber landed his first Aussie chart-topper Sept. 7 with “What Do You Mean.”

Live Nation has Simply Red’s Big Love Tour landing Feb. 9-23, with Natalie Imbruglia opening. The seven shows include an open-air date in Perth’s Kings Park and Botanic Gardens, Melbourne’s Palais Theatre and on the Sydney Opera House forecourt. It also takes in four of Roundhouse Entertainment’s A Day On The Green winery stops at which Tina Arena also appears.

Ruby Stone Entertainment locked in Jason Derulo for three arena dates Oct. 9-11, with shows including T.I.Austin Mahone and Pia Mia.

Black Sabbath’s global farewell tour is in Australia for five arena shows April 15-25, and two stadiums in New Zealand April 28 and 30.

San Diego punk stalwarts Unwritten Law’s Love Is The Law 2015 Tour, through KillRockStar Entertainment, takes in eight theatres and clubs Dec. 3-12.

The Stranglers return for five theatre stops April 17-23.

The live version of cult serial podcastWelcome To Night Vale makes its Australian debut through Live Nation.

It showcases in five theatres Feb. 8-13. Live Nation is behind comedian Kevin Hart’s inaugural standup visit. Hart’s What Now? show lands at four arenas Feb. 3-7.

Also making his Australian debut is pioneering German composer and experimental musician Hauschka, with five shows in three cities Nov. 17-22 through Top Shelf.

Top Shelf is also bringing back France’s Babylon Circus for a mix of club and festival appearances Oct. 4-10.