A 10th anniversary deserves a very special celebration and that’s exactly what a day on the green has planned with Aussie rock legend Jimmy Barnes heading up the festivities for this noteworthy occasion.
Although all shows in the upcoming a day on the green 2010/2011 summer season fall under the 10th anniversary banner, promoters Roundhouse Entertainment wanted to pay homage to many of the Aussie artists who have played a part in the event’s 215 concerts to date – and that desire has resulted in four massive birthday concerts in November.
‘Barnesy’, who has returned to his roots with a brand spanking new rock album ‘Rage and Ruin’, will head up a sensational 10-artist line-up featuring Vanessa Amorosi, Tex Perkins, Mark Seymour, Ian Moss, Ross Wilson & the Peaceniks, Richard Clapton, Dan Sultan, Michael Spiby and Swanee at Leconfield Wines, McLaren Vale. Plans are afoot for the artists to guest in each other’s sets, cook up some tasty duets and provide some surprises and highly memorable musical moments!
Promoter Michael Newton said: “Since we started in January 2001, more than 50 Australian artists have played at our events. Supporting local talent has been a huge part of what a day on the green is all about. We couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate our anniversary than bringing together this great collection of acts with Jimmy headlining and all for under $100.”
And here’s what the two headline artists have to say:
Jimmy Barnes said: “I think that a day on the green has been like a breath of fresh air to the Australian music industry. No longer do people have to settle for being crushed up the front of a suburban pub to be able to get a drink and see their favourite bands at the same time. They can now do it in style and sit back in some of the best locations. Eat, drink and listen to the best music in the world. What more could you want?”
Vanessa Amorosi: “Touring is the favourite aspect of my career and the a day on the green shows are always amazing. Huge outdoor gigs, good food and great wine. Not only is there always a great atmosphere but the venues are fabulous places to play. I am honoured to be part of the 10th anniversary celebrations with Jimmy Barnes. Congratulations to a day on the green on its 10th year.”
When: Sunday 7th November 2010
Where: Leconfield Wines, McLaren Vale SA
Prices: Gold $149, Silver $129, General Admission $99.50 plus booking fees. Concert & Dining packages also available.
To book: Visit Ticketmaster or call Venuetix (08) 8225 8888 or Leconfield Wines (08) 8323 8830. Ticket on sale Monday 23rd August.
Due to the amount of artists performing, gates for this very special anniversary concert will open at 1.00pm, with music running from 1.30pm – 9.30pm. A day on the green is a fully licensed event. Strictly no BYO alcohol. Food will be available for purchase on site or BYO picnic. Picnic rugs & deck chairs are recommended.
For more information visit www.adayonthegreen.com.au