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Prepare for a reggae-fuelled revolution as UB40, the world’s top-selling reggae group, storms Australia this October. Celebrating 45 years of chart-topping hits, UB40 promises an explosive return to our shores, joined by Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter, Eagle-Eye Cherry.

UB40’s Red Red Wine Tour kicks off at Gold Coast’s Convention Centre on Saturday 12 October then heads to Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and concludes at Perth’s Red Hill Auditorium on Sunday 20 October.  Fans can be first to buy tickets via the Telstra Presale commencing at 1.00pm (local time) on Friday 12 April with the general public on-sale at 1.00pm (local time) on Wednesday 17 April.

Experience the infectious beats of UB40 classics like ‘Red Red Wine’, ‘Can’t Help Falling In Love’, ‘Food for Thought’, ‘Please Don’t Make Me Cry’ and ‘Kingston Town’, alongside fresh tracks from their upcoming album ‘UB45’ which will be released worldwide on Friday 19 April.  With over 100 million albums sold globally, UB40’s legacy continues to captivate audiences with their timeless sound.

Robin Campbell says; “We’re visiting some pretty exotic places on this world tour including Latin America, the Caribbean and the East, but we are always buzzing to come back to Australia, the welcome we get from the fans down there is special and we can’t wait to return with our new album “UB45’.”

The band, after nearly 45 years, have landed a Top 10 hit single in the official UK charts with ‘Forever True’. It’s a reworking of their debut 1980 hit ‘Food For Thought’, and is an anthem dedicated to their hometown Birmingham City Football Club. This is also their 51st hit record, with fans eagerly awaiting the release of their 45th anniversary album, UB45.
Coupled with their massive global album sales of over 100 million, UB40 have had 10 UK Top 10 albums. The band has stood the test of time, touring the world together and recording music shot through with an unbreakable bond, fostered by their long-standing friendships and shared Birmingham roots. The line-up proudly boasts all but one of the surviving founding members, now bolstered by the reinvigorating and re-energizing presence of vocalist Matt Doyle.

Adding to the excitement, Eagle-Eye Cherry brings his melodic blend of alternative rock to the stage, featuring hits like ‘Save Tonight’.  Don’t miss this electrifying showcase of musical talent and camaraderie.

Eagle-Eye Cherry’s career changed with his breakthrough hit song ‘Save Tonight’ from his acclaimed debut album ‘Desiireless’. That album went on to sell 4 million copies worldwide and saw him garner global recognition for his melodic, folky blend of alternative rock.

Clearly, the Swedish singer-songwriter had something, other than just musical genes, being the son of late jazz trumpeter Don Cherry and sibling to 80’s star Neneh Cherry. His longevity and success have seen him release six albums – his most recent, ‘Back on Track’, which came out in January 2023.  Eagle-Eye Cherry’s song writing contains many infectious choruses that first brought him to the world’s attention.  He’s also been co-writing for other artists and films.

His live shows here in Australia will feature a selection of hits and songs across his multiple album releases, so make sure you catch the inexplicable magic of Eagle-Eye Cherry.

The current lineup for UB40 is Robin Campbell (vocals & guitar), James Brown (drums), Earl Falconer (vocals & bass), Norman Hassan (vocals & percussion), Martin Meredith (keyboards & saxophone), Laurence Parry (trumpet & trombone), Jahred Gordon (keyboards), Ian Thompson (saxophone), Gilly G (MC vocals) Matt Doyle (lead vocals & guitar) and Matt Campbell (backing vocals).

Tickets for UB40 and Eagle-Eye Cherry will sell fast – secure your spot for an unforgettable night of reggae and rock fusion!


Saturday 12 October
Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast

Sunday 13 October
Eatons Hill (Outdoor), Brisbane

Wednesday 16 October
Hordern Pavilion Sydney

Thursday 17 October
Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne

Friday 18 October
AEC Theatre, Adelaide

Sunday 20 October
Red Hill Auditorium, Perth

Friday 12 April 1.00pm to Monday 15 April 1.00pm (local time) available here

Wednesday 17 April at 1.00pm (local time) available here

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