The Road Ahead : June July 2010
visit www.roadahead.com.au MORE INFO TICKETEK BENEFITS FOR MEMBERS MEMBER ESSENTIALS MAKES YOUR DAY 63 JUN/JLY 2010 THE ROAD AHEAD RACQ ENTERTAINMENT HAS formed a partnership with Ticketek, which means members get great extras when seeing headline international and home-grown acts. Country music superstar Tim McGraw is one of the acts kicking off the expansion of RACQ Entertainment. McGraw is confirmed to tour Australia for the first time and members who sign up to RACQ Entertainment at http://racq. ticketek.com.au will go into the draw to win an exclusive, signed merchandise pack*. McGraw, and his band the Dancehall Doctors, will bring his Southern Voice Tour to Brisbane, Townsville, Melbourne and Sydney for shows in September. "My career's been going for a while and I've been looking for opportunities to come down, and this is the first time the timing's worked out. I'm very excited," McGraw said. McGraw's Australian tour set will thrill fans, with a catwalk putting him in the thick of it with the audience. Tim McGraw has released 16 albums (his latest was 2009's Southern Voice), has sold over 40 million units and landed 31 singles at Number 1 in the US. Closer to home, Brisbane band Powderfinger has announced details of its most extensive Australian tour, the Sunsets tour, along with the news that they will be disbanding following the tour. This will be Powderfinger's first major national tour since the successful Across the Great Divide tour with Silverchair almost three years ago. Members who sign up to RACQ Entertainment at http://racq.ticketek.com. au will go in the draw to win a double pass to see Powderfinger in Mackay and a copy of their latest album Golden Rule*. Joining Powderfinger for all but the first three shows on Sunsets farewell will be the rock band Jet. Since its launch RACQ Entertainment has proved a sure-fire hit with members and now the popular member benefit program is expanding. STORY JENNY O'REILLY Taking on the support for the first three shows (Newcastle and Gold Coast) will be The Vines in a rare live performance. Musical theatre fans are set for a treat with RACQ Entertainment offering tickets for sale to MAMMA MIA!, on stage from August 11 at QPAC's Lyric Theatre. The season is strictly limited to six weeks. Be one of the first 200 to book your MAMMA MIA! tickets through RACQ Entertainment (http://racq.ticketek.com.au) for any Wednesday and Thursday 7.30 pm performance and you will receive a special MAMMA MIA! pack, which includes the official canvas beach bag, a beach mat and a MAMMA MIA! CD sampler featuring some of ABBA's greatest hits. Sign up to receive RACQ Entertainment's Events & Entertainment e-newsletter at www.roadahead.com.au to find out all the exciting offers and deals available exclusively to RACQ members. * TERMS & CONDITIONS APPLY.