Jimmy Barnes To Perform Classic Albums In Full At New Shows

Written by Nastassia Baroni on 15th August, 2014

Jimmy Barnes To Perform Classic Albums In Full At New Shows

Jimmy Barnes has announced two very special shows in Sydney and Melbourne this October as part of his 30:30 Hindsight Tour, performing two of his most celebrated albums, 1985's For The Working Class Man and 1987'S Freight Train Heart, in their entirety plus additional hits from across his extensive career.

Barnesy fans at these shows will be treated to a delightful trip down memory lane, with the two classic records boasting such hits as Working Class Man, I’d Die To Be With You Tonight, No Second Prize, Too Much Ain’t Enough Love and Waitin’ For The Heartache.

An new date at Darwin’s Botanic Gardens Amphitheatre and an extra show at Warragul’s West Gippsland Arts Centre have also been added to what will eventually be a list of 30 tour dates across Australia.

The new “album show” dates coincide with the release of 30:30 Hindsight, which is available from Friday, 29th August. The album celebrates Barnesy’s decades-long reign as the king of Aussie rock and roll — 30 years as a solo artist, if you’re pedantic — and revisits some of his biggest hits as collaborations with his favourite artists.

Music Feeds recently caught up with Barnesy to discuss the record. He explained that while his label originally suggested a tribute album to mark 30 years, he jumped at the chance to step in the studio with his amtes. “Why would I wanna get all my favourite bands and not sing with them?” he said.

Watch: Jimmy Barnes & The Living End – Lay Down Your Guns

New Jimmy Barnes Australian Tour Dates

Friday, 17th October
Sydney, Enmore Theatre

Saturday, 18th October
Melbourne, Palais Theatre

Wednesday, 1st October 2014
Entertainment Centre, Shoalhaven NSW (All Ages)

Friday, 3rd October 2014
Theatre Centre, Canberra (All Ages)

Saturday, 4th October 2014
Deniliquin, NSW

Friday, 10th October 2014
Darwin Botanic Gardens Amphitheatre, Darwin

Sunday, 12th October 2014
Jupiters Townsville Poolside Lawns, Townsville QLD (18+)

Wednesday, 22nd October 2014
Middleback Theatre, Whyalla SA (All Ages)

Thursday, 23rd October 2014
Northern Festival Centre, Port Pirie SA (All Ages)

Saturday, 1st November 2014
Robert Oatley Vineyards, Mudgee NSW
w/Troy Cassar-Daley, Mahalia Barnes & The Soulmates

Saturday, 8th November 2014
Bimbadgen Winery, Hunter Valley NSW
w/Baby Animals, Mahalia Barnes & The Soulmates, Nick Barker

Sunday, 9th November 2014
Sirromet Wines, Mt Cotton QLD
w/Ian Moss, Mahalia Barnes & The Soulmates, Nick Barker

Friday, 14th November 2014
Lighthouse Theatre, Warrnambool VIC (All Ages)

Saturday, 15th November 2014
Mt Duneed Estate, Geelong VIC
w/Baby Animals, Troy Cassar-Daley, Mahalia Barnes & The Soulmates

Wednesday, 19th November 2014
Regional Entertainment Centre, Bunbury WA (All Ages)

Thursday, 20th November 2014
Entertainment Centre, Albany WA (All Ages)

Saturday, 6th December 2014
Josef Chromy Wines, Launceston TAS
w/You Am I, Mahalia Barnes

Wednesday, 10th December – NEW SHOW
West Gippsland Arts Centre, Warragul VIC (All Ages)

Thursday, 11th December 2014
West Gippsland Arts Centre, Warragul VIC (All Ages)

Wednesday, 17th December 2014
Chaffey Theatre, Renmark SA (All Ages)*

Saturday, 13th December 2014
Mitchelton Wines, Nagambie VIC
w/Ian Moss, Troy Cassar-Daley, Mahalia Barnes & The Soulmates

Saturday, 20th December 2014
Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley VIC
w/You Am I, Mahalia Barnes & The Soulmates, Nick Barker


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