To all the members of Scarecrow, the fans, the venues that support us, to Gorgia, Sue and Kris, to the hard working crew…I would like to thank you for all your hard work and efforts in 2015 and look forward to seeing you all again in 2016. Have a safe and Merry Xmas and all the best for the New Year. Cheers Gary Young.
Enjoy a bit of John Mellencamp spreading some love & happiness…
For those who have already purchased tickets, they remain valid for the shows in June and you will be contacted shortly with full details.
John Mellencamp New Tour Dates
Perth: Tuesday June 14, Perth HBF Stadium *New venue
Adelaide: Thursday June 16, Adelaide Entertainment Centre *New venue
Sydney: Saturday June 18, Sydney Allphones Arena
Canberra: Sunday June 19, Canberra AIS Arena
Melbourne: Wednesday June 22, Rod Laver Arena
Newcastle: Friday June 24, Newcastle Entertainment Centre *New venue, replaces Hunter Valley
Brisbane: Sunday June 26, Brisbane Convention Centre *New venue
The anticipated return of John Mellencamp With special guest JEWEL – Also appearing Carlene Carter
Australian audiences can see John Mellencamp during a seven-date tour of Australia in February 2016, supported by a special guest, singer and songwriter Jewel. Also appearing on the tour is country artist Carlene Carter.
The musician – whose extraordinary list of honours includes a 2001 Billboard Century Award, the Woody Guthrie Award in 2004, a Grammy Award and the Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting – was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2008. In 2012 he was awarded the John Steinbeck Award, which is given to artists who capture “the spirit of Steinbeck’s empathy, commitment to democratic values, and belief in the dignity of the common man”.
Tickets go on sale at 10am (local time) on Friday October 23 for performances in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra and the Hunter Valley.
Visa cardholders can purchase advanced tickets through Visa Entertainment. The presale for performances in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and the Hunter Valley start from 10am (local time) Tue 20 Oct to 10am (local time) Wed 21 Oct http://www.visaentertainment.com.au
JOHN MELLENCAMP PLAIN SPOKEN 2016 AUSTRALIAN TOUR
AUSTRALIAN PLAIN SPOKEN TOUR TICKET DETAILS
Tickets for the entire tour will go on sale to the public on Friday, October 23rd at 10 AM Local Venue Time.
Mellencamp.com Pre-Sale tickets will go on sale Tuesday, October 20th at 10 AM Local Venue Time. Premium Ticket Packages will be available in both the Pre-Sale and Public sale. Please watch the TOUR page of Mellencamp.com for Pre-Sale and Public ticket sale updates.
Tour promoter Dainty Group’s website will, also, be a great source of ticket and package links and details.
Premium Ticket Packages: Watch Mellencamp.com’s TOUR page for details on premium ticket packages offered for shows on the Australian tour.
John performed a hits-laden set at the 30th anniversary Farm Aid concert at Northerly Island in Chicago, IL on September 19, 2015.
1. Lawless Times
2. Small Town
3. Stones In My Passway
4. Check It Out
6. Rain on the Scarecrow
7. Paper In Fire
8. Crumblin’ Down
9. Authority Song
10. Pink Houses
The annual event, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary, was held on September 19th at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island near downtown Chicago. In addition to board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews, the show featured Jack Johnson, Imagine Dragons, Kacey Musgraves, Old Crow Medicine Show, Mavis Staples, Holly Williams, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Insects vs. Robots and Blackwood Quartet.
The first Farm Aid was held September 22nd, 1985 at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois. It has been held nearly every year since, raising $48 million for family farmers. Over the past 30 years, everyone from Phish to Elton John to Guns N’ Roses to Jerry Lee Lewis and the Allman Brothers have performed.
Between the fantastic hits of Mellencamp, the energy of this great band
and the amazing feel of the venue, this promises to be one awesome gig!
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Most of all, stay safe over the loooong weekend!
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