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Folk Legend John Prine To Tour Australia

by Paul Cashmere on October 11, 2018

in News

Folk legend John Prine will return to Australia for the first time since 1993 in 2019.

Prine last payed Australia with a one-off appearance at Adelaide’s Womadelaide in 1993. It is understood that he has never toured the country before.

Prine’s most famous song ‘Angel From Montgomery’ became well-known after Bonnie Raitt made it her own.

John’s song ‘Paradise’ is often cited as his greatest work.

John Prine songs have been covered by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band, Evanda Dando, Loretta Lynn and Bette Midler. Midler’s version of ‘Hello In There’ became an essential part of her live act for decades.

John Prine released his first five albums on Atlantic Records in 1971 and then signed with Asylum Records for his next three albums between 1978 and 1980.

Prine’s ‘Sam Stone’ was on his debut.

John Prine released his most recent album ‘The Tree of Forgiveness’ this year. It featured the song ‘Caravan of Fools’, co-written with Dan Auerbach.

John Prine dates

Wednesday 27 February
Bruce Mason Centre | Auckland, NZ
All Ages Licensed
ticketmaster.co.nz | Ph: 0800 111 999

Thursday 28 February
Isaac Theatre Royal | Christchurch, NZ
All Ages Licensed
ticketmaster.co.nz | Ph: 0800 842 534

Saturday 2 March
TSB Arena | Wellington, NZ
All Ages Licensed
ticketmaster.co.nz | Ph: 0800 111 999

Tuesday 5 March
The Tivoli | Brisbane, QLD
18+
ticketmaster.com.au | Ph: 136 100

Thursday 7 March
Palais Theatre | Melbourne, VIC
All Ages Licensed
ticketmaster.com.au | Ph: 136 100

Saturday 9 March
State Theatre | Sydney, NSW
All Ages Licensed
ticketmaster.com.au | Ph: 136 100

FRONTIER MEMBERS PRE-SALE
via frontiertouring.com/johnprine
Begins: Tuesday 16 October (2pm AEDT/NZDT)
Ends: Wednesday 17 October (2pm AEDT/NZDT)
or until pre-sale allocation exhausted

GENERAL PUBLIC ON SALE
Begins: Friday 19 October (12noon local time)

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