With many years spent abroad performing to ecstatic fans, The Australian INXS Show is coming home for a massive 30-date tour of major metro and regional centres spanning 2023-2024.
Led by the spirited Dellacoma Rio (the Seattle-born but Tasmanian-raised singer) who channels the essence of Michael Hutchence (while eerily looking similar to the late icon), the band will criss-cross the country from May to March next year.
The tribute band will kick off in Bundaberg with stops in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Hobart, plus regional centres like Central Coast, Ballarat, Cairns, Fremantle, Launceston and ending in Darwin as well as visiting a host of lesser known gig-city destinations.
“It’s been an absolute dream come true with this band. Playing the INXS songs, the way we do, to people who have connected so deeply with these songs is a real blessing,” Del says.
“Michael and the band left such an indelible mark on Australian culture, so it just felt natural to work on a show that honours his memory.
“I often say from the stage that we want to make the audience feel how they felt when they first heard or saw INXS back in the day and that is truly what our aim is.
“We don’t just play the songs, we want to bring the same energy and passion that Michael and the band brought.”
Del is joined by guitarist and saxophonist Rob Moody (Kirk Pengilly), drummer Noel Tenny (Jon Farriss), bass player Sam McAinch (Garry Gary Beers), keyboardist Adrian Sorgini (Andrew Farriss), and guitarist Adam Heath (Tim Farriss), who has not only toured with Eurogliders, but even opened for music legend Elton John.
Tickets are on sale.
The Australian INXS Show 2023-2024 Tour Dates
Fri 12 May – Moncrieff Theatre (Bundaberg)
Sat 13 May – Pilbeam Theatre (Rockhampton)
Fri 27 May – Hopgood Theatre (Adelaide)
Sat 28 May – Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre (Mount Gambier)
Fri 14 Jul – Forge Theatre (Gippsland)
Sat 15 Jul – Wonthaggi Arts Centre (Gippsland)
Thu 27 Jul – The Art House (Central Coast)
Fri 28 Jul – The Concourse (Sydney)
Sat 29 Jul – The Joan (Western Sydney)
Fri 11 Aug – Town Hall (Swan Hill)
Sat 12 Aug – Memo Music Hall (Melbourne)
Fri 1 Sep – Princess Theatre (Brisbane)
Sat 2 Sep – Performing Arts Centre (Ballarat)
Thu 14 Sep – Memorial Entertainment Centre (Bathurst)
Fri 15 Sep – Wests (Western Sydney)
Fri 6 Oct – Albury Entertainment Centre
Fri 13 Oct – Karralyka Theatre (Melbourne)
Sat 14 Oct – Cairns Performing Arts Centre
Thu 2 Nov – Bunbury Entertainment Centre
Fri 3 Nov – Rosemount Hotel (Perth)
Sat 4 Nov – Albany Entertainment Centre
Sun 5 Nov – Freo.Social (Fremantle)
Sat 9 Dec – Saraton Theatre (Grafton)
Fri 2 Feb – Princess Theatre (Launceston)
Sat 3 Feb – Royal Theatre (Hobart)
Thu 15 Feb – Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre
Fri 16 Feb – Manning Entertainment Centre (Taree)
Sat 17 Feb – Griffith Regional Theatre
Fri 1 Mar – Araluen Centre (Alice Springs)
Sat 2 Mar – Darwin Entertainment Centre