Iconic rockers Dragon are hitting the road in 2016 to celebrate an Australian institution, Countdown. The Countdown Years national tour will celebrate the hits of the 1970s and take the band, who recently celebrated 40 years on the Australian and New Zealand music scenes, on an extensive run around the country. Well revered for their enigmatic live shows, this is an exceptional opportunity for audiences to revel in the best music of the 1970s as Dragon take them on a journey through hit after hit.
Countdown was one of the most popular music programs in Australia’s history and 2015 marked the 40th anniversary of Dragon’s first performance on the show.
Dragon will perform two sets on The Countdown Years tour. The first set will be covers of the band’s favourite Top 10 Aussie hits from the 1970s, and the second set – ‘The Dragon Countdown Files’ – will feature the band’s own songs which were performed on Countdown. Just some of the songs in the band’s Top 10 are set to include tracks such as ‘Summer Love’ by Sherbet, ‘Bad Boy’ by Rose Tattoo and ‘Yesterday’s Hero’ by JPY, to name a few. Dragon hits that have made it into the set list include ‘Still In Love’, ‘Dreams of Ordinary Men’, ‘April Sun in Cuba’, ‘Rain and Young Years’. The evening will finish off in fitting style with an encore of the band’s own ‘Are You Old Enough’ and a homage to the era, a cover of Skyhooks ‘Living In The 70s’.
The entire band – which now comprises of Todd Hunter (bass), fellow Kiwi Mark Williams (lead vocals / acoustic guitar), Bruce Reid (electric guitar / vocals) and Pete Drummond (drums / vocals / keyboards) can’t wait to get the party out on the road.
To purchase tickets simply visit ticketmaster.com.au.
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