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Cold Chisel and Crowded House to headline VAILO Adelaide 500 concerts as line-up drops

Cold Chisel and Crowded House have been announced as headline acts for the VAILO Adelaide 500 After Race Concert Series.

The VAILO Adelaide 500 After Race Concert Series is set to be a rock extravaganza, with Cold Chisel and Crowded House announced as headline acts.

Crowded House will perform on Saturday the 16th of November, while Cold Chisel will headline Sunday the 17th of November. Fridays line up is yet to be announced, continuing speculation around whether an international act will be included in the mix. Currently all bands and artists named are Australian.

Celebrating their 50th anniversary with “The Big Five-0” tour, Cold Chisel will deliver a powerhouse performance featuring their greatest hits, including classics like “Khe Sanh,” “Flame Trees,” and “Cheap Wine.” The tour marks a homecoming for the band, which originally formed in Adelaide, making the event even more special.

Frontman Jimmy Barnes expressed his excitement, saying, “I can’t wait to celebrate our 50th anniversary with our Adelaide fans. We’re gonna smash it!” Guitarist Ian Moss added, “It’s a great feeling standing on stage and hearing our fans sing along with us. Adelaide, bring your voices!” While Bass player Phil Small said, “We’re excited to come home to South Australia and say thanks to the fans who have been with us from the start!”

Supporting Cold Chisel will be ARIA Award-winning, The Cruel Sea, and local favourites, The Superjesus, along with opening acts from Music SA.

Crowded House are set to perform hits like “Don’t Dream It’s Over” and “Something So Strong.” The band, fronted by Neil Finn, will also showcase tracks from their upcoming eighth album, “Gravity Stairs,” set to release on May 31st. Supporting them will be award-winning artist Meg Mac.

Brian Gleeson OAM said, “Having Crowded House perform for the first time at the VAILO Adelaide 500 is incredibly exciting. They are an internationally renowned act who will draw fans from across the state.”

The VAILO Adelaide 500 will run from November 14th to November 17th. Tickets are available now, with different options including VIP and Premium Concert General Admission.

Concert Line-Up

Saturday November 16th:

  • Crowded House
  • Meg Mac
  • Support acts from Music SA

Sunday November 17th:

  • Cold Chisel
  • The Cruel Sea
  • THE Superjesus
  • Support acts from Music SA

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

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