If you’ve been hoping for a good old-fashioned rock and roll festival to come your way sometime soon, then you can stop hoping and start planning, with the Red Hot Summer Tour announcing that Jimmy Barnes, Joan Jett, and more are set to feature on their 2019 lineup.

Over the course of almost a decade, the Red Hot Summer Tour has been bringing some of rock’s biggest names to keen Aussie punters thanks to some stellar lineups. Of course, proving that 2019 is no exception, promoters have upped the ante a little bit, turning next year’s festival into a mixture of local and international talent that will truly have audience members rocking out.

Headlined by Jimmy Barnes, next year’s lineup also includes the likes of punk pioneers Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Aussie favourites The Living End, and Diesel, Richard Clapton, and Chocolate Starfish. Needless to say, you won’t find a lineup quite like this anywhere else!

“Our ethos starting out was to take the type of artists you would see performing at festivals in metro centres, and bring them to the regions,” explained Red Hot Summer Tour promoter Duane McDonald.

“Music fans are everywhere, and just because they don’t live in a capital city doesn’t mean they shouldn’t have access to some of the best live acts. We are so proud to have grown the festival to encompass dozens of shows – across three different series annually – with bills that include some of the world’s most iconic artists. We are excited about 2019 and Series One is going to rock the socks off of music fans!”

Kicking off in Mannum, South Australia in early January, the fest will then hit the road, visiting Swan Valley, Mornington, Launceston, Ballarat, Hunter Valley, and Baulkham Hills, before wrapping up on Queensland’s Bribie Island on February 9th.

Tickets to the Red Hot Summer Tour go on sale at 9am (AEST) on Thursday, June 28th through Ticketmaster. For more info, be sure to head along to the Red Hot Summer Tour website, and we hope to see you on the road this summer!

Check out Joan Jett & The Blackhearts’ ‘I Love Rock And Roll’:

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Red Hot Summer Tour 2019


Jimmy Barnes
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
The Living End
Richard Clapton
Chocolate Starfish

Saturday, January 12th, 2019
Mary Ann Reserve, Mannum, SA
Sounds By The River

Sunday, January 13th, 2019
Sandalford Wines, Swan Valley, WA

Saturday, January 19th, 2019
Mornington Racecourse, Mornington, VIC

Saturday, January 26th, 2019
Country Club Lawns, Launceston, TAS

Sunday, January 27th, 2019
North Gardens, Ballarat, VIC

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
Roche Estate, Hunter Valley, NSW

Sunday, February 3rd, 2019
Bella Vista Farm, Baulkham Hills, NSW

Saturday, February 9th, 2019
Sandstone Point Hotel, Bribie Island, QLD

Tickets on sale through Ticketmaster at 9am (AEST), Thursday, 28th June 2018

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