Hologram Roy Orbison Leads Aussie Tour Announcements

Roy Orbison‘s likeness returns to Australia for the first time since 1972, this time as the continent’s first-ever hologram concert tour.

Roy Orbison
– Roy Orbison

Following a UK run with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in April 2018, the “Roy Orbison In Dreams: The Hologram AUS Tour” stages through RCM Touring at Brisbane Entertainment Centre (May 4), ICC Sydney Theatre (May 6), Melbourne’s Hisense Arena (May 8), Perth Arena (May 11) and Adelaide Entertainment Centre (May 13).

Illusive Presents and Frontier Touring has U.S. rap act Lil Uzi Vert making his Australian and New Zealand debut with five theatre and club stops Feb. 20 – March 2.

Darius Rucker and Luke Combs play headliners at Melbourne’s Forum Theatre (March 19) and Sydney’s Enmore Theatre (March 21) through Chugg Entertainment after slots at CMC Rocks QLD festival March 15-18.

Multi-awarded Canadian country music performer (and Australian expatriate) Gord Bamford follows up his two CMC Rocks appearances with four club shows March 22-25, teaming up with indigenous singer songwriter Kevin Bennett.

Swedish rock band Europe, best known for their 1986 hit “The Final Countdown,” makes its Australian debut through Showcase Entertainment Group for five theatre dates May 16-23.

UK bands The Hunna and Coasts make their Australian debut with five club appearances Jan. 19-24 for Destroy All Lines and Chugg Entertainment.

Metropolis Touring and David Roy Williams have New Jersey thrash metal merchants Overkill at five clubs Feb. 28 to March 4.