Friday, 8 July 2011

The countdown is on! Just 5 more sleeps until Lady Gaga and her 'Little Monsters' take over Sydney Monster Hall for GAGA LIVE!

Media Release
Friday 8th July 2011
The Countdown Is On!
Just 5 More Sleeps Until Lady Gaga and her ‘Little Monsters’ take over Sydney Monster Hall!

2Day FM, Vodafone All-Time Prepaid & Take 40 present
Your All-Time Exclusive
GAGA LIVE at Sydney Monster Hall
The excitement is building to fever pitch as Australia’s biggest Lady Gaga fans prepare to descend on Sydney Monster Hall next Wednesday night for the music event of the year, GAGA LIVE, hosted by 2DAY FM and Take 40’s Kyle and Jackie O.

With close to 25,000 entries flooding in, eight hundred lucky winners have been selected by event partners Today Network (2DAY FM, FOX FM, B105, SAFM, 92.9), Vodafone, Take 40 and associate partner Channel [V], for demonstrating their best 'inner Monster'. Their reward ... a ticket to the exclusive, invite only live show, Lady Gaga's one and only "concert style" performance on this visit.  Sydney's Town Hall will be transformed for a stage and light show worthy of 'Mother Monster', who is renowned for her incredible live performances.

For Gaga’s little monsters nationally, this world exclusive event will premiere on July 29 from 6pm on Nine's digital channel GO!, on radio across Austereo's Today Network and Southern Cross Media networks and online at, followed by Channel [V] at 9pm. Vodafone and 3 customers will also be able to view the show and content from GAGA LIVE at Sydney Monster Hall directly from their mobiles via Vodafone Central for Vodafone customers and Planet 3 for 3 customers.

From the moment Lady Gaga’s debut single “Just Dance” and album “Monster” hit in 2009, music fans have shown true devotion to the diminutive singer, embracing the songs, her strength, attitude and beliefs, her unbridled fashion sense - the sheer brilliance that is Lady Gaga. So far reaching is her influence, she has been lauded “the most powerful celebrity in the world”.  Her new album ‘Born This Way’ just continues to grow - it is the fastest selling album of the year around the word, debuting at #1 in more than 27 countries including Australia, the US and UK, already chalking up sales of more than 5 million copies worldwide.

Prepare to witness Monster Mania – it’s Your All-Time exclusive, Gaga Live At Sydney Monster Hall, presented by 2Day FM, Vodafone All-Time Prepaid & Take 40.
Following the event GAGA LIVE on 13th July, MCM Media will provide all media outlets with access to the following items:
·      Live images from Lady Gaga’s performance
·      Images of ‘Little Monsters’ and guests for social pages and event coverage
·      Images of industry personnel for trade publications
·      A 2 minute Video News Reel (VNR) of guest arrivals, fans, and performance snippets (pending approval)
All images will be accessible post-event via:
Username: gagaphotos
Password: gagaphotos

Event organisers are advising fans that GAGA LIVE at Sydney Monster Hall is strictly an invite-only and winners event, and passes are non-transferable.
For further information regarding GAGA LIVE At Sydney Monster Hall, please contact:
revolutions per minute PR:
Nicole Stringer: or + 61 412 317 582 / 02 9460 0064
Nicole Hart: or + 61 418 324 312

Brian McFadden will be joining Stevie Nicks and Dave Stewart on their Australian tour in November/December.

McManus Entertainment is thrilled to announce that Brian McFadden will be joining the legendary Stevie Nicks and Dave Stewart as a special guest for the 2011 Australian tour. McFadden will join the bill for the entire tour, playing shows in Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Sydney, Newcastle, Brisbane, Wollongong and Canberra.  Celebrated musician and songwriter Dave Stewart from Eurythmics will also be touring Australia for this very special show; tickets are on sale now for all Australian shows.

Brian McFadden has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide.  The tour coincides with the release of Brian McFadden’s new album in October before heading out on the road with Stevie Nicks and Dave Stewart throughout November and December.

McFadden states, “I am looking forward to getting back out and touring because the stage is where I feel most comfortable.”

Fans of both Fleetwood Mac and Eurythmics will be thrilled to know that Stevie Nicks and Dave Stewart will be performing their greatest hits from their respective bands as well as highlights from their solo careers.

Apart from Stevie’s incredible work with Fleetwood Mac, she has also had an extensive solo career, collectively having more than 40 Top 50 hits and selling more than 140 million albums worldwide. Just a few of her many solo hits include Edge of Seventeen, Leather and Lace, Stand Back, Bella Donna, Rooms On Fire and Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around. Stevie will also be playing songs from Fleetwood Mac’s extensive back catalogue. Some of their most loved songs include Rhiannon, Gypsy, Sara, Landslide, Dreams and Seven Wonders. 

Stevie recently celebrated her 63rd birthday at a once-in-a-lifetime special event in Los Angeles. Here Stevie also celebrated the release of her first solo album in more than a decade, In Your Dreams, which was the week's highest-charting new album when it was released in Australia. The first single from the album, Secret Love, was originally written for the Rumours album.

Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 Grammy Award winning Album of the Year, Rumours, stands as one of the greatest albums ever made. It has sold more than one million copies in Australia. The songs have stood the test of time and Rumours recently had a revival when it was introduced to a whole new generation of fans, thanks to a recent episode of Glee dedicated to this classic album. Following the episode, Rumours returned to the Australian charts at number two.

As well as Brian McFadden, Grammy and BRIT Award winning musician, songwriter and producer, Dave Stewart will also join Stevie Nicks on this Australian tour. Dave is best known for his work with Eurythmics and recently co-produced and co-wrote many of the songs on Stevie’s latest album, In Your Dreams. Dave Stewart’s music career spans three decades and more than 100 million album sales. Some of Dave’s biggest hits include I Only Want To Be With You (The Tourists) and Eurythmics hits Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This), Missionary Man, Sisters Are Doin’ It For Themselves, Would I Lie To You? and Thorn In My Side.

Proudly presented by MAX, Woman’s Day, Classic Hits, Mix 102.3, KOFM, Wave FM, Mix 106.3 and Mix 94.5
Tickets go on sale from 9am on Wednesday 6th July via the below outlets

Saturday 19th November                    Melbourne Sidney Myer Music Bowl        1300 182 183 or                                                                                                                                                       136 100
Sunday 20th November                       Melbourne Mornington Racecourse                       136 100
Wednesday 23rd November              Adelaide Entertainment Centre                              132 849
Saturday 26th November                    Perth NIB Stadium                                     136 100
Tuesday 29th November                     Sydney Entertainment Centre                  136 100
Wednesday 30th November               Newcastle Entertainment Centre                           132 849
Saturday 3rd December                      Brisbane Riverstage                                  136 100
Monday 5th December                        Wollongong WIN Entertainment Centre                132 849
Wednesday 7th December                                 Canberra AIS Arena                                            132 849

For further information please contact:                                         For Dave Stewart interviews please contact:
Angela Ceberano – Flourish Public Relations                                              Dianna O’Neill - Dianna O’Neill Publicity
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