Aussie Acts to Headline Australian Open 2019
Hit duo Flight Facilities with Slum Sociable & Groove City, popular rock band DMA’S and Jack River , electronic indie pop band Safia and incredible young Australian talent RUEL are among the acts who have been added to the already impressive AO Live Stage roster for 2019
Acts already announced as part of the Australian Open’s 15 days of music include: Dean Lewis, Bastille (UK), Conrad Sewell, Ball Park Music, Birds of Tokyo, Craig David & Full Live Band (UK), JET and Angus & Julia Stone.
“We are very excited to have some of the best local and international acts here at the Australian Open,” Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley said.
“Our fans know that we are now a big entertainment event – they can come and enjoy some great tennis action on-court and head to the AO Live stage for fantastic entertainment. Thanks to Mushroom Events we truly have something for everyone in 2019, in an event that just gets bigger and better every year,” Tiley said.
Mushroom Events CEO Michael Gudinski backed up Tiley, saying the line-up is hugely impressive and diverse.
“Our team at Mushroom Events has worked with the Australian Open incredibly hard the last few months to create such an amazing and diverse line-up for the AO Live Stage, “ he said.
“With 15 days of music, there is literally something for everyone.”
Cooper’s Saturday returns this year on Saturday January 19 featuring both Confidence Man and Total Giovanni.
The Australian Open AO Live Stage is fast developing a reputation as one of the most comprehensive music festivals in Australia.
The AO Live stage is situated at the middle terrace of Birrarung Marr and for the first time will feature a purpose-built shade structure, further enhancing the experience for music and tennis fans.
The AO Live Stage is accessible to all fans holding an Australian Open Ground Pass or stadium ticket.
The full AO Live Stage line-up is:
Sunday 13 January
Beyond Blue concert
Monday 14 January
Dean Lewis and Gretta Ray
Tuesday 15 January
Conrad Sewell and CXLOE
Wednesday 16 January
The Teskey Brothers and Odette
Thursday 17 January
Bastille and Nicole Millar
Friday 18 January
You Am I and Jebediah
Saturday 19 January
Confidence Man and Total Giovanni
Sunday 20 January
Flight Facilities and Slum Sociable
and Groove City
Monday 21 January
Safia and RUEL
Tuesday 22 January
Ball Park Music and Bec Sandridge
Wednesday 23 January
DMA’S and Jack River
Thursday 24 January
Birds of Tokyo and Last Dinosaurs
Friday 25 January
Craig David & Full Live Band and
Saturday 26 January
Angus & Julia Stone and Alex Lahey
Sunday 27 January
JET and Something For Kate
The Australian Open will also host a free concert in support of Beyond Blue on Sunday January 13.
Australian Open 2019, presented by Kia Motors in association with ANZ, Luzhou Laojiao and Rolex, will take place at Melbourne Park from 14-27 January.
All Australian Open tickets including ground passes, which allow access to Melbourne Arena, are now on sale at ticketek.com.au.
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