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The Melbourne season of Evita has been extended until March 3

by Paul Cashmere

Evita opened at Arts Centre, Melbourne on December 9 and was due to run until February 17. The extension gives the show two more weeks.

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Tina Arena EVITA photo Jeff Busby

Evita, the political ‘Marilyn Monroe’ opens in Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

The story of Eva Peron, as told by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, capsulizes the life of the Argentine first lady of the 40s and 50s, into two hours.

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Pretty Things SF Sorrow

Fact: The Pretty Things ‘SF Sorrow’ Was The First Rock Opera, Tommy Was Second

by Paul Cashmere

Pretty Things rock opera ‘SF Sorrow’ album predates The Who’s ‘Tommy’ by six months but to this day Pete Townshend has not cited The Pretty Things classic as an inspiration.

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Jon English performs at the Palais Theatre on 21 October 2007.

Jon English Paris To Be Staged As A Tribute To The Late Rock Star

by Paul Cashmere

The Jon English rock opera Paris will be performed in Melbourne as a tribute to English, who died in 2016.

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The Who, Pete Townshend. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who Perform Tommy For First Time Since 1989

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

For the first time since 1969, the Who have played Tommy in its entirety in concert.

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Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson. photo by Ros O'Gorman

Ian Anderson’s Next Project – Jethro Tull The Rock Opera

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Ian Anderson will bring his new production, Jethro Tull: The Rock Opera, to the United States in November.

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Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jethro Tull The String Quartets Debuts At No 1 On Billboard Classical Chart

Ian Anderson, one-time winner of a Grammy Award for Best Metal Act has hit another benchmark. Jethro Tull has the number one classical album in the USA this year.

April 5, 2017
Jethro Tull The String Quartets
Ian Anderson Reimagines Jethro Tull With A String Quartet

Ian Anderson has recreated his music with Jethro Tull with the Carducci String Quartet but don’t call this project classical.

March 24, 2017
Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ian Anderson To Perform Jethro Tull Australian Tour Dates

Live Nation has announced Australian dates for Ian Anderson in April but with a more carefully worded announcement than Bluesfest.

October 13, 2016
Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ian Anderson Presents Jethro Tull The Musical

Last year, Ian Anderson brought his Jethro Tull: The Musical to a number of venues on the east coast of the United States. This October, he brings the presentation to the west.

September 14, 2016
Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ian Anderson Takes The Jethro Tull Rock Opera To The UK Stage

It isn’t often that I go overboard about live performances but I have to say that if you don’t have a ticket for a show on this tour you need to be out there searching.

September 12, 2015
Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ian Anderson To Perform Jethro Tull’s Thick As A Brick In Australia

Ian Anderson will perform his classic Jethro Tull’s Thick As A Brick masterpiece when he tours Australia in December under his own name, not the bands.

June 16, 2014
Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ian Anderson To Tour Homo Erraticus In USA

Gerald Bostock returned today for the third time through Ian Anderson's new album Homo Erraticus. The fictional character first saw the light of day in Thick as a Brick and 2012's Thick as a Brick 2.

April 17, 2014