On the back of a hugely successful twelve months, ICEHOUSE is excited to announce they will be once again taking to the Australian stages with a tour in 2012. Returning to the live scene in 2011, the band performed at music festivals across the country and kickstarted 2012 by performing with long time friends Hall & Oates, by the end of May having played to over 100,000 fans.

Now, due to the demand from fans around the country via email, post, Twitter and Facebook, ICEHOUSE are thrilled to announce their own tour, titled Primitive Colours, which focuses on songs from two of their most celebrated albums, Primitive Man and Man of Colours.

2012 is a significant year for the iconic Australian band with the 25th anniversary of their fifth album Man of Colours and the 30th anniversary of their second commended album Primitive Man. In celebration of these albums which will both be re-released in Anniversary Editions, ICEHOUSE’s show will consist of songs from both these albums as well as some familiar hits from the rest of the re-released ICEHOUSE catalogue.

“Getting the band back out touring last year turned out to be a lot of fun and excitement for us all. We’ve had varied requests to perform again and decided that in this double Anniversary year for two of the most known ICEHOUSE albums, the best way would be to perform a few more songs from both albums. Having done the festivals, wineries and entertainment centres since last October, we also wanted to have the chance to get closer to the audiences so we’re playing a variety of venues, ranging from Hamer Hall in Melbourne to a couple of nights in Dee Why (just around the corner from where the band played its early gigs as Flowers) and big pub venues in Brisbane – its just like the days when we toured Primitive Man!” - Iva Davies

ICEHOUSE’s Primitive Man album produced the song "Great Southern Land," which has become an anthem for Australians everywhere. The second single from the album, "Hey Little Girl," was a European #1, was voted the best pop song of the 80’s by a national German TV audience for the show, Formel Eins, and made it into the UK Top 20. Other singles, "Street Café" and "Glam" made the charts locally and internationally and continue to thrill fans worldwide.

ICEHOUSE’s fifth album, Man of Colours, reached Gold status in international markets including the US and the UK and became the highest selling album by an Australian group ever and remained so for over 20 years. This album contains the smash hit singles "Crazy" and "Electric Blue" as well as fan favourite "My Obsession," title track "Man of Colours" and the rocking "Nothing Too Serious."

At the Enmore Theatre and Hamer Hall shows, diehard fans will have a chance to purchase tickets in the Obsession Zone, an area allocated within the seating plan of each theatre, allowing fans to get up close and personal with the band. Get in quick and make sure you don’t miss out on this tour by a band, which just keeps playing better and better.

“Icehouse delivered the comeback of the year – you could not get near the Big Top when they played at Homebake” Kathy McCabe – The Daily Telegraph

View the Homebake Concert Video

“It was Icehouse at their best, playing hit after hit at full throttle” Jenny Ringland – PerthNow


Tickets available Monday 16th July 2012 from the venues and associated ticketing outlets listed below




When: Friday, 10 August 2012

Venue: The Astor Theatre

Location: Mount Lawley, WA, Australia

Tickets: BOCS



When: Wednesday, 10 October 2012

Venue: Waves

Location: Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Tickets: moshtix / 1300 GET TIX



When: Thursday, 11 October 2012

Venue: Wyong Leagues Club

Location: Wyong, NSW, Australia

Tickets: (02) 4392 2799



When: Saturday, 13 October 2012

Venue: Sawtell RSL

Location: Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia

Tickets: Sawtell RSL website / (02) 6653 1577 / Park Beach Music (02) 6652 3725



When: Sunday, 14 October 2012

Venue: Club Forster

Location: Forster, NSW, Australia

Tickets: Club Forster website / (02) 6591 6591



When: Tuesday, 16 & Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Venue: Dee Why RSL

Location: Dee Why, NSW, Australia

Tickets: Dee Why RSL website / (02) 9454 4000



When: Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Venue: Southport RSL

Location: Gold Coast, QLD, Australia

Tickets: oztix / 1300 762 545 / Venue: 07 5552 4200



When: Friday, 26 October 2012

Venue: Alexandra Hill Hotel

Location: Brisbane East, QLD, Australia

Tickets: oztix / 1300 762 545 / Venue: 07 3824 4444




When: Saturday, 27 October 2012

Venue: Eatons Hill Hotel

Location: Brisbane North, QLD, Australia

Tickets: oztix / 1300 762 545 / Venue: 07 3325 6777



When: Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Venue: Canberra Southern Cross Club - Events Centre

Location: Canberra, ACT, Australia

Tickets: Canberra Southern Cross Club website / (02) 6283 7288



When: Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Venue: Rooty Hill RSL

Location: Rooty Hill, NSW, Australia

Tickets: Rooty Hill RSL website / (02) 96255500



When: Friday, 2 November 2012

Venue: Revesby Workers Club

Location: Revesby, NSW, Australia

Tickets: Revesby Workers Club website / (02) 9772 2100



When: Saturday, 3 November 2012

Venue: Enmore Theatre

Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Tickets: Ticketek / 132 849



When: Monday, 5 November 2012

Venue: Hamer Hall - The Arts Centre

Location: Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Tickets: Hamer Hall - The Arts Centre website / 1300 182 183


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