Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jackson Browne announces Australian tour

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Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jackson Browne announces Australian tour

Jackson Browne has announced an Australian tour for April 2023 with Melbourne, Sydney and Perth shows.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriter’s Hall of Fame inductee Jackson Browne will return with his full band to tour Australia and New Zealand in April 2023, performing five special headline shows in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch.

His first live dates in both countries since 2018, Browne’s forthcoming tour follows the release his 2021 Grammy-nominated 15th studio album Downhill From Everywhere, the latest work in a multi-platinum career. Browne has sold over 18 million records in the US alone since his 1972 debut on David Geffen’s Asylum Records.

Jackson Browne ​Australia And New Zealand tour in ​April 2023

with special guest Liz Stringer (Melb/Syd)

  • Thursday 13 April: Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, VIC
  • Saturday 15 April: Aware Super Theatre, Sydney, NSW
  • Tuesday 18 April: ​Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre, Auckland, NZ
  • Wednesday 19 April: Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, NZ
  • Friday 21 April: ​Town Hall, Christchurch, NZ

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With hits such as ‘Running On Empty’‘These Days’‘Doctor My Eyes’, ​ ‘The Load Out’, the c0-writer of Eagles’ classic ‘Take It Easy’, recent single ‘Minutes To Downtown’ and many more – Browne’s remarkable, eloquent songwriting is matched by his social justice work. Browne got his start behind the scenes, penning tunes that would be recorded by the likes of Nico, The Byrds, and Tom Rush before launching his own solo career.

Known for his advocacy on behalf of the environment, human rights, and arts education, Browne is the co-founder of Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE) and, and a member of Ocean advocacy group Ocean Elders. In 2002, he was the fourth recipient of the John Steinbeck Award, while he has received Duke University’s LEAF award for Lifetime Environmental Achievement in the Fine Arts, and both the Chapin-World Hunger Year and NARM Harry Chapin Humanitarian Awards.

Joining the tour as special guest (Melb/Syd shows) is Liz Stringer, one of Australia’s most admired and versatile songwriters and instrumentalists. Recently nominated for two AIR Awards for her album First Time Really Feeling and winning the ‘Best Independent Blues and Roots Album’ category, Stringer has recently been on the road in the USA performing with Midnight Oil.

Celebrating his first new album in seven years alongside his legendary arsenal, Jackson Browne live on stage is not to be missed. While in Australia, Browne will also perform at Perth’s a day on the green.

Frontier members pre-sale ​​via General public on sale begins Thursday 25 August (12pm local time).