Choirboys Announce National 30th Anniversary ‘Never Gonna Die’ Tour
“It was the beginning of something that every kid dreams about, starting a rock ‘n’ roll band with a bunch of friends and not knowing what would happen next.” Mark Gable, founding member of CHOIRBOYS.
Australia’s legendary ‘pub rock’ band CHOIRBOYS will make their return this summer with their “30th Anniversary – Never Gonna Die Tour”, spawning what will be the sure-fire summer tour of 2011.
“We initially wanted to only perform one show at The Metro to coincide with the release of our Best Of, not knowing what the feeling was gonna be like. Frontman Mark Gable said. “Before I walked off stage, I said to the audience I wanted to do this all again, and they’ll see I gave my word. We might be a little older and wiser, but I think it will be the best tour ever for Choirboys. I think I have said that every time we have toured!” Says Gable with a chuckle
With a career spanning 30 years, CHOIRBOYS will transport their audience back in time through their hits of the past including “Boys Will be Boys”, “Struggle Town”, “Never Gonna Die”, their unofficial Australian anthem “Run To Paradise” and many more. CHOIRBOYS will also perform their own renditions of other great Aussie classic hits.
The Original line-up has been reunited. Band members Mark Gable, Ian Hulmes, Brett Williams and Lindsay Tebbutt will hit the road and tour nationally with hard rocking and heart pounding show.
The tour will support the release of the 30th Anniversary album “Never Gonna Die: The Very Best of” through Warner Music Australia.
The History …
30 years ago, at Mark Gable’s home in Church Point on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, the CHOIRBOYS were formed. Armed with a humble 4-track studio setup in the bedsit, the band would gather to create music. These demos would lead CHOIRBOYS to their first recording deal with Alberts. The CHOIRBOYS journey had begun. No one expected it would lead them into the hearts of the Australian public and the history pages of Australian Music.
Fast Forward 30 Years…
The iconic CHOIRBOYS are now an essential part of our Australian culture having penned one of Australia’s unofficial anthems ‘Run To Paradise’. With other great Aussie rock hits such as ‘Boys Will Be Boys’, ‘Struggle Town’ and ‘Never Gonna Die’, CHOIRBOYS epitomise the essence of the Australian pub-culture are viewed by many as the quintessential Australian rock band. It is a fact that CHOIRBOYS have been entertaining the young and old for 30 years. They have multi-platinum albums and have survived when so many others have fallen.
So why stay around so long? “Because we bloody love it!” says Gable with much enthusiasm. “CHOIRBOYS is exactly the kind of band that I always wanted to be in as a kid, so why not keep on doing it till you die. It is so much fun being in this band.”
*** Line-up may vary between shows
Friday 26th November 2010
Country Club Tasmania
Friday 28th January 2011
Governor Hindmarsh (“The Gov”)
Saturday 29th January 2011
The Palms At Crown
Saturday 5th February 2011
Twin Towns Servicemans Club
Friday 15th April 2011
Saturday 16th April 2011
*Booking Fees may apply.
** More dates to be announced in coming weeks