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The Big Five-0 : Cold Chisel - The 50th Anniversary Tour

Australian rock royalty Cold Chisel will reunite for a massive national tour later this year, hitting the road with their 'Big 5-0 Tour.' The Big 5-0 Tour will see the beloved rockers perform in select regional areas, including Ballarat this November.

The Big Five-0  : Cold Chisel - The 50th Anniversary Tour
The Big Five-0  : Cold Chisel - The 50th Anniversary Tour

Time & Location

09 Nov 2024, 1:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Victoria Park - Newington , Newington, Ballarat VIC 3350, Australia

About the event

Australian rock royalty Cold Chisel will reunite for a massive national tour later this year, hitting the road with their ‘Big 5-0 Tour,’ which will feature 11 performances around the nation in October and November.

The tour kicks off in Armidale, regional NSW, on October 5. Fans will remember that the band was based in the town during 1975-76. The Big Five-0 Tour will see the beloved rockers perform in major cities and select regional areas, including Ballarat.

Fans of all ages will have the rare chance to hear the band perform their iconic songs one last time.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS IN BALLARAT

  • The show will be staged under a specially constructed, 10,000-capacity Big Top tent featuring floor and bleacher seating, plus a General Admission standing area across the rear half of the venue. 
  • The Tour pays homage to the band’s legendary 'An Evening with the Circus Animals' shows in 1982, famously ending with Jimmy Barnes singing "Goodbye (Astrid, Goodbye)" while riding pillion on a motorbike flying up a trapeze wire.
  • Special guests include: The Cruel Sea, Birds of Tokyo, The Superjesus and Karen Lee Andrews

EVENT INFORMATION

General Admission Only 

BYO Fold Up Chair in General Admission area.  

RUNNING TIMES

Gates: 1:30pm 

Karen Lee Andrews: 2.30pm to 3.00pm 

Superjesus: 3.20pm to 4.00pm 

Birds of Tokyo: 4.30pm to 5.30pm 

The Cruel Sea: 6.00pm to 7.00pm 

Cold Chisel: 7.30pm to 9.30pm 

*Please note times are approximate and subject to change.

ALBUM RELEASE

In addition to the tour, Cold Chisel will release "50 Years – The Best Of" on Friday, 23 August, just in time for Father’s Day. This 25-song, double-vinyl set will be available in various special vinyl formats and a double-CD set, including all of their classic songs.

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