Aussie Tours: Rob Thomas, Tom Jones

Live Nation has Matchbox Twenty’s Rob Thomas returning solo with The Great Unknown World Tour. 

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Grand Slam for Children Benefit Concert, Wynn Hotel, Las Vegas, Nev.

The Feb. 20 to March 5 dates include three arenas, three wineries, an under-the-stars experience at the Sydney Opera House and a headliner at the post-concert at Adelaide’s Clipsal 500, which drew 285,000 this year. All shows are opened by Aussie singer-songwriter Pete Murray.

Tom Jones, already confirmed for Bluesfest Byron Bay March 28, extended his visit with five arena and theatre dates through Live Nation March 13-25.

Live Nation also has Action Bronson returning after three years behind the Mr. Wonderful album for four theatres and nightclubs March 7-15.

Chris Isaak, currently Down Under as a judge for The X Factor Australia, does two arenas and three A Day On The Green wineries April 6-16 booked by Frontier Touring. Veteran singer-songwriter James Reyne opens all dates.

Sevendust returns after six years for six club dates (and one in New Zealand) March 11-19 booked by Metropolis Touring and David Roy Williams.

Live Nation had G-Eazy include four Australian clubs March 1-5 as part of his 2016 When It’s Dark Out World Tour.

Metropolis Touring, Select and Taperjean Music are behind Thievery Corporation’s return after four years with three theatre shows Feb. 9-12.

Metal band High On Fire is confirmed for five clubs (and a sixth in New Zealand) Feb. 17-23 by Life Is Noise.