Imagine Dragons returning to Australia this September

Imagine Dragons will be returning to Australia and New Zealand this September for their biggest tour yet, including their first ever Christchurch show! Led by frontman Dan Reynolds, Imagine Dragons stormed into the ears and hearts of the world with their multi-platinum debut Night Visions. The album reached #4 on the ARIA Album Chart, and has racked up over 3.9 million album sales and 24 million single sales worldwide. In Australia Night Visons is now approaching double platinum and has sold over 1 million singles here alone, with all four singles from the album receiving Top 40 National Airplay. Filled with anthems like ‘Radioactive’, ‘Demons’ and ‘On Top Of The World’, Night Visions took the band from playing clubs to sold-out arenas and sharing the stage with Kendrick Lamar at the 2014 Grammy Awards for a both literally and figuratively explosive mash-up of ‘Radioactive’ and ‘Maad City’. The band also received the Grammy for Best Rock Performance at the ceremony, joining the American Music Award, World Music Award and five Billboard Music Awards the quartet have already received in their relatively short but illustrious career. The success of their debut saw Imagine Dragons touring relentlessly for two years, including 130 headline dates, 50 festivals and a critically acclaimed sold-out tour of Australia and New Zealand in 2013. ‘Reynolds is pitch-perfect and performs before an enthralled audience… It is the definitive dream moment of anyone who attends a rock concert’ ­– The Music ‘Explosion is quite literally the only word that comes close to accurately accounting for Imagine Dragons set.’ – AAA Backstage Songwriting for their sophomore release Smoke + Mirrors, also debuting at #4 on the ARIA chart (out now through Universal) was inspired by and began during this time on the road. Once touring wrapped up, the band built their dream studio; surrounding themselves with vintage gear and placing a framed note from Paul McCartney above the mantle. Holed up in their self-built studio six days a week, the group produced 100 demos which eventually became the lucky thirteen final tracks. Entrenched with Imagine Dragons’ signature stomp and impressive musicianship, tracks like ‘Shots’ and ‘Gold’ are made for foot-stamping, hand-clapping arena audiences: ‘Hits? Smoke + Mirrors bristles with them.’ – Q Magazine ‘…rife with chest pounders destined for commercial ubiquity’ – Entertainment Weekly ‘…a well-balanced blend of self-reflection and nostalgia delivered via undoubtedly catchy alt-rock anthems’ – Music Feeds Tickets to Imagine Dragons’ last tour sold out quickly after going sale and with a much-loved follow up album and bevy of awards to their name, this tour is expected to sell in a similar fashion. Don’t miss the chance to see a band who come alive on the live stage do what they do best this September! Wed 2 Sep Margaret Court Arena  Melbourne, VIC ticketek.com.au 132 849 Fri 4 Sep Qantas Credit Union Arena Sydney, NSW ticketek.com.au 132 849 Sat 5 Sep Riverstage Brisbane, QLD ticketmaster.com.au 136 100 Tue 8 Sep Vector Arena Auckland, NZ ticketmaster.co.nz 0800 111 999 Thu 10 Sep Horncastle Arena Christchurch, NZ ticketek.co.nz 0800 842 538 (All show All Ages)]]>

Gold Coast Magazine
Gold Coast Magazine

Our in-house team and affiliates bringing you the latest in Culture, Lifestyle and Entertainment from around the globe and the great stories of the Gold Coast

Sustainable Luxury: W Brisbane Partners with Polestar to Elevate Guest Experiences

Luxury meets sustainability! W Brisbane partners with Polestar for exclusive events & electric car access for guests. Experience Brisbane in style & comfort. Book your stay now

A Culinary Intersection: The Lex’s New Autumn Menu Unveiled

Brisbane’s The Lex unveils its Autumn menu! Enjoy innovative dishes & NYC-inspired cocktails. Breathtaking river views.

Investors on Edge as Black Hops Brewery Announces Voluntary Administration

In a surprising turn of events, Black Hops Brewery announced today via social media that the company would be entering voluntary administration

Palm Beach Aquatic Centre Transformation, Delay pushes opening to Spring

Discover the revamped Palm Beach Aquatic Centre set to now open this Spring. Enjoy upgraded pools, fitness facilities, and a vibrant community hub on the Gold Coast

Experience Easter Bliss with Elk Espresso’s Mouthwatering Hotcakes

Uncover the secret to an unforgettable Easter feast with Elk Espresso’s tantalizing Bird’s Nest Hotcakes – your taste buds won’t want to miss this!

Sovereign Islands & Surrounds March Community Luncheon: A Heartfelt Success

18th Sovereign Islands Luncheon! Joanne Rahn & Marilyn West host another successful community gathering

A Feast for the Senses: North Byron Hotel Teams Up with Caper Festival Byron Bay

Discover the culinary mecca of Byron Bay as North Byron Hotel teams up with Caper Food & Culture Festival. Indulge in 10 days of food and drink bliss amidst the stunning backdrop of Byron Bay

Farm & Co Restaurant: Organic Splendour in the Heart of the Northern Rivers

Dine amidst nature at Farm & Co Restaurant in the Tweed Valley. Offering farm-fresh, organic eats on a 52-acre farm, it’s a perfect mix of rustic charm and gourmet flavours.