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a-ha and Rick Astley to play A Day On The Green

by Paul Cashmere on July 17, 2019

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a-ha will return to Australia for the first time in 34 years for shows for A Day On The Green in February and they are bringing along Rick Astley for all shows.

a-ha had a number one song in Australia with ‘Take On Me’ in 1985. There other Australian charts hits were ‘The Sun Always Shines On TV’ (no 19, 1985), ‘Hunting High and Low’ (no 33, 1986), ‘I’ve Been Losing You’ (no 21, 1986) and the Theme from the James Bond movie ‘The Living Daylights’ (no 29, 1987).

Rick Astley’s Australian hits were ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ (no 1, 1987), ‘Whenever You Need Somebody’ (no 3, 1987), ‘When I Fall In Love’ (no 5, 1987), ‘Together Forever’ (no 19, 1988), ‘She Wants To Dance With Me’ (no 15, 1988) and ‘Cry For Help’ (no 13, 1991).

Rick Astley photo by Ros O'Gorman

a-ha last toured Australia in 1986. “We have so many great memories of our Australian tour of 1986 and look forward to making new ones. And we can’t wait to play in New Zealand for the first time – we’ll be comparing your fjords with our Norwegian ones,” says Paul Waaktaar-Savoy.

Pseudo Echo and I Know Leopard will play on the A Day On The Green dates. A-ha and Rick Astley will also perform indoor shows.

The tour will also include New Zealand.

A DAY ON THE GREEN

a-ha, Rick Astley, Pseudo Echo and I Know Leopard

Wed Feb 19 Kings Park & Botanic Garden, Perth, WA
*Pseudo Echo not performing in Perth
Sat Feb 22 Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley, VIC
Sat Feb 29 Bimbadgen, Hunter Valley, NSW
Sun Mar 1 Sirromet Wines, Mount Cotton, QLD
Sat Mar 7 Villa Maria, Auckland, NZ
*The Beths performing at both New Zealand shows
**Pseudo Echo and I Know Leopard not performing in New Zealand

All event information www.adayonthegreen.com.au

INDOOR SHOWS – FRONTIER TOURING
a-ha and Rick Astley
Sun Feb 23 Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, VIC
Wed Feb 26 ICC Sydney Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Thu Mar 5 Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, NZ
All event information www.frontiertouring.com

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