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Sounds Familiar – Ticketmaster’s guide to the best tribute acts in Australia

Want to relive the glory days? Ticketmaster's guide to the best tribute acts performing around Australia, Sounds Familiar, has you covered.

Perfectly recreated costumes, mannerisms, and even vocal performance and playing style – the best part of watching a tribute act perform is, not only do you get to see some of your favourite songs performed live, but because the performers are huge fans of the artist too, a tribute show is always performed with a reverence that honours the artist being paid tribute too.

Whether you’re reliving the glory days of your youth, seeing an artist or album you never had a chance to enjoy live, or simply enjoying a fun night out with friends, Ticketmaster’s guide to the best tribute acts performing around Australia, Sounds Familiar, has you covered.

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Power Ballads and Anthems of the ’70s, ’80s & ’90s

Starring internationally-acclaimed John Kater and Natalie Gauci taking you through some of the biggest songs from three huge decades.

Anita’s Theatre Thirroul – Saturday 13 August
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Wannabe – The Spice Girls Show

After opening in 2017 to rave reviews, WANNABE has toured the UK, Europe & headlined the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Inspired by the Spice Girls career, the show features classic costumes, unique vocal & musical arrangements, iconic dance routines and spectacular visual flair.

Anitas Theatre Thirroul – Sunday 21 August
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50th Anniversary of Neil Diamond’s Hot August Night

It’s been 50 years since Neil Diamond stepped on stage with a symphony orchestra and recorded one of the greatest live albums of all time. Now Hot August Night will be re-created in its original format by Peter and the Sydney International Orchestra.

State Theatre Sydney – Wednesday 24 August & Anita’s Theatre Thirroul – Saturday 3 September
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Bjorn Again – Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again!

Bjorn Again have performed over 7000 in over 120 countries world-wide, are endorsed by the members of ABBA and are regarded as the most successful tribute show of all time.

State Theatre Sydney | The Barracks Manly | Anita’s Theatre Thirroul | August-October
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Queen Forever

Queen Forever look and sound like Queen and will take you back to the glory days when Queen rocked the world. With authentic costumes, a lavish production, you’ll feel like you’re at a real Queen concert at Wembley Stadium.

Anita’s Theatre Thirroul – Saturday 10 September
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The Stevie Wonder Story

Hear wonderfully authentic renditions of the great classic hits from his songbook, including Superstition, Sir Duke, Higher Ground, Master Blaster, Signed Sealed Delivered, I Wish, Uptight and many more, as well as an onscreen journey through the cultural moments and movements for which Stevie’s music became the soundtrack.

Anita’s Theatre Thirroul – Thurs 15 September & State Theatre Sydney – Fri 16 September
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Elvis: An American Trilogy

Starring three of the world’s leading Elvis Tribute artists – Vic Trevino Jnr, Ben Thompson and Steve Michaels – Elvis An American Trilogy a two-hour festival, celebrating all the eras of Elvis, culminates with the famous ‘White Eagle Jump Suit’ era.

Anita’s Theatre Thirroul – Friday 16 September
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Australian Rock Collective celebrate 50 Years of The Beatles ‘Let It Be’

This September, as part of Night At The Barracks, Australian supergroup, Australian Rock Collective (ARC) are paying tribute to the final piece of The Beatles’ ever-lasting legacy ‘Let It Be’

The Barracks Manly – Friday 23 September
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Harts Plays Hendrix

This stunning live performance celebrates the 50 year legacy of Jimi Hendrix and pays tribute to the anniversaries of Hendrix’s studio albums while bringing the distinct flair of his iconic performances as only Harts can.

Anita’s Theatre Thirroul – Saturday 8 October
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The Bootleg Beatles

Complete with orchestra, the Bootleg’s show will feature many songs and hits from the entire Beatles’ catalogue, spanning the early days of Beatlemania through Sgt Pepper to ‘The End’, with every last Beatle detail performed with the Bootleg’s trademark, spine-tingling accuracy.

State Theatre Sydney – Saturday 5 November & Anita’s Theatre Thirroul – Sunday 6 November
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Queen Bohemian Rhapsody

This all new Queen tribute show comes from well-known Australian Freddie Mercury impersonator Thomas Crane. Thomas, with his hot band Bohemian Rhapsody, bring back to life the visual excitement, sound, and stage energy of a Queen concert.

Club Macaroni Bossley Park – Sunday 27 November
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The Australian Bee Gees Show

Fresh from celebrating 10 years headlining on the Las Vegas strip, the Australian Bee Gees Show will be heading to Australia for their 25th-anniversary tour. This new show will be presented in two parts and feature all the hits in a nostalgic trip down memory lane.

State Theatre Sydney – Fri 12 May 2023 & Anita’s Theatre Thirroul – Sun 14 May 2023

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Wannabe – The Spice Girls Show

After opening in 2017 to rave reviews, WANNABE has toured the UK, Europe & headlined the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Inspired by the Spice Girls career, the show features classic costumes, unique vocal & musical arrangements, iconic dance routines and spectacular visual flair.

The Princess Theatre Brisbane – Thursday 11 August
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High Voltage – AC/DC Experience

HIGH VOLTAGE- The AC/DC Experience delivers all the heart-pounding, blood-pumping, high-octane energy that AC/DC is famous for as well as perfected note-for-note renditions of all of your favourite AC/DC hits!

NightQuarter Sunshine Coast – Friday 26 August
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The Stevie Wonder Story

Hear wonderfully authentic renditions of the great classic hits from his songbook, including Superstition, Sir Duke, Higher Ground, Master Blaster, Signed Sealed Delivered, I Wish, Uptight and many more, as well as an onscreen journey through the cultural moments and movements for which Stevie’s music became the soundtrack. 

The Tivoli Brisbane – Saturday 17 September
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The Honey Sliders play The Beatles’ Rooftop Concert

The Honey Sliders are bringing The Rooftop Concert back to life, along with an extended set of Beatles’ hits and rarities, all in front of a dazzling movie projection. Far from being Beatles impersonators, The Honey Sliders are made up of some of the most respected musicians in Australia.

The Princess Theatre Brisbane – Saturday 17 September
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Gold – The Ultimate ABBA Show

On February 27, 1977, Agnetha, Bjorn, Benny and Anni-Frid touched down in Australia’s Harbour City to kick off what was ABBA’s first and last tour Down Under. Now, one of Australia’s most exciting ABBA tribute shows, Gold – The Ultimate ABBA Show, is ready to bring the nostalgia and the magic of ABBA’s record breaking 1977 tour back to the stage.

The Tivoli Brisbane – Sunday 2 October & NightQuarter Sunshine Coast – Friday 14 October
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The John Lennon Songbook

John Lennon was the voice of a generation, and for many more that followed. Imagine and so many other albums and songs remain poignant and relevant today. With an intimate take on classic hits, including the Imagine album favourites, come and experience this iconic show – The Lennon Songbook in Concert – Lennon like you’ve never heard before.

The Princess Theatre Brisbane – Sunday 16 October
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Rewind 80’s Mixtape Tour

The siren call of the 1980’s – spandex and all – is beckoning crowds in all areas of Australia. Rewind 80’s promises to pull out all the stops from the decade of big hair and even bigger tunes. The multi-piece live show is set to bring out two live party sets, asking guests to prepare to be immersed in a huge celebration of nostalgia. Tracks from David Bowie, Madonna, Cyndi Lauper, Kim Wilde, Guns N’ Roses and more are on the mixtape setlist on the night.

The Princess Theatre – Wednesday 19 October
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The Doors Alive (The Doors Tribute)

Direct from the UK, The Doors Alive are widely regarded as the closest and most enthralling representation of the legendary 1960’s rock gods The Doors in the world today. The band re-create the sound, look, presence and magic of a real 1960’s Doors concert.

The Tivoli Brisbane – Saturday 22 October
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Just Floyd – Pink Floyd Tribute

Just Floyd are an Adelaide based 7 piece Pink Floyd tribute show focused on performing an accurate and spine tingling representation of the yesteryear music from the Pink Floyd repertoire. The talent of each and every member shines through in a unique and seamless performance totalling decades of musical stage experience and an unsurpassed passion for Pink Floyd.

NightQuarter Sunshine Coast – Saturday 29 October
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Harts Plays Hendrix

This stunning live performance celebrates the 50 year legacy of Jimi Hendrix and pays tribute to the anniversaries of Hendrix’s studio albums while bringing the distinct flair of his iconic performances as only Harts can.

The Tivoli Brisbane – Sunday 6 November
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The Bootleg Beatles

Complete with orchestra, the Bootleg’s show will feature many songs and hits from the entire Beatles’ catalogue, spanning the early days of Beatlemania through Sgt Pepper to ‘The End’, with every last Beatle detail performed with the Bootleg’s trademark, spine-tingling accuracy.

The Tivoli Brisbane – Sunday 13 November
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Letz Zep – Led Zeppelin Tribute

Letz Zep possess the considerable musical ability required to produce a completely convincing recreation of Led Zeppelin in their prime, complete with the tight but loose raw excitement that was the trademark of a Led Zeppelin concert

The Tivoli Brisbane – Thursday 17 & Friday 18 November
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Dancing in The Shadows of Motown

Don’t miss this 10 piece powerhouse band featuring internationally acclaimed artists who faithfully recreate the dynamic live performances of some of your favourite Motown legends.

The Princess Theatre Brisbane – Friday 6 January
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Meat Loaf: The Concert

Meat Loaf: The Concert is two hours of nothing but show stopping hits of the iconic singer, Meat Loaf, and the hits penned by his long-time collaborator and friend, Jim Steinman. The concert will feature an eight-piece band fronted by lead singer, Rick Szabo, who is no stranger to taking on the role of singing the songs of one of the world’s unmatched vocalists.

NightQuarter Sunshine Coast – Sat 19 November & The Tivoli Brisbane – Fri 27 January 2023
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Dancing in The Shadows of Motown

Don’t miss this 10 piece powerhouse band featuring internationally acclaimed artists who faithfully recreate the dynamic live performances of: The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Martha and The Vandellas, The Four Tops, Fontella Bass, The Jackson Five, Smokey Robinson and more.

The Princess Theatre Brisbane – Friday 6 January 2023
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Queen Bohemian Rhapsody

This all new Queen tribute show comes from well-known Australian Freddie Mercury impersonator Thomas Crane. Thomas, with his hot band Bohemian Rhapsody, bring back to life the visual excitement, sound, and stage energy of a Queen concert.

The Tivoli Brisbane – Friday 13 January 2023
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Echoes of Pink Floyd

English powerhouse rockers Pink Floyd came to our shores in 1988 in support of their album A Momentary Lapse of Reason. Now, 35 years later, Australia’s own Echoes of Pink Floyd bring you their painstakingly crafted homage to this amazing concert experience, Signs of Life.

The Tivoli Brisbane – Saturday 1 April 2023
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Party Like Gatsby: Soirée Royale

Join the glamour, the scandal and the madness of the 1920s – encounter marvellous performers and peculiar characters from Gatsby’s inner circle, enjoy a breathtaking 3.5 hour stage show of burlesque, live music and circus, and party to modern classics with a Gatsby twist ‘till the sun rises.

The Tivoli Brisbane – Saturday 8 July 2023

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Leaving Jackson – The Johnny Cash & June Carter Show

For more than 40 years Johnny Cash and June Carter enthralled audiences around the world with their songs of life, love, and heartache. A love story played out through some of the greatest songs ever written. Now Jeff Carter and Brooke McMullen bring these songs back to the stage in this two-hour live concert event.

Thebarton Theatre Adelaide – Friday 12 August
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Wannabe – The Spice Girls Show

After opening in 2017 to rave reviews, WANNABE has toured the UK, Europe & headlined the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Inspired by the Spice Girls career, the show features classic costumes, unique vocal & musical arrangements, iconic dance routines and spectacular visual flair.

Thebarton Theatre Adelaide – Sunday 28 August
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The Stevie Wonder Story

Hear wonderfully authentic renditions of the great classic hits from his songbook, including Superstition, Sir Duke, Higher Ground, Master Blaster, Signed Sealed Delivered, I Wish, Uptight and many more, as well as an onscreen journey through the cultural moments and movements for which Stevie’s music became the soundtrack.

Thebarton Theatre Adelaide – Wednesday 7 September
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Echoes of Pink Floyd

English powerhouse rockers Pink Floyd came to our shores in 1988 in support of their album A Momentary Lapse of Reason. Now, 35 years later, Australia’s own Echoes of Pink Floyd bring you their painstakingly crafted homage to this amazing concert experience, Signs of Life.

Thebarton Theatre Adelaide – Saturday 6 May 2023

Find tribute acts in Tasmania

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We Can Be Heroes – The Music of Bowie Orchestrated

Conducted by George Ellis, the 24-piece symphony orchestra will perform the best of David Bowie featuring songs from his entire songbook. Special Guest Vocalists are Steve Kilbey from The Church, Steve Balbi, Jeff Duff, and Chris Cooke.

Wrest Point Tasmania – Friday 2 September
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Come Together: The Music of The Beatles Orchestrated

A 24 piece symphony orchestra conducted by George Ellis with Special Guest Vocalists Darren Percival, Jason Singh (Taxiride) Glenn Cunningham and Dave Wilkins will perform over two hours of The Beatles classics.

Wrest Point Tasmania – Friday 23 September
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The Australian Bee Gees Show

Fresh from celebrating 10 years headlining on the Las Vegas strip, the Australian Bee Gees Show will be heading to Australia for their 25th-anniversary tour. This new show will be presented in two parts and feature all the hits in a nostalgic trip down memory lane.

Country Club Tasmania – Fri 4 August 2023 & Wrest Point Tasmania – Sat 5 August 2023


Find tribute acts in Victoria

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Sam Cooke performed by Gary Pinto

Multi-platinum Australian soul and R&B artist Gary Pinto brings his love and respect of Sam Cooke, to life in his new live show ‘Sam Cooke – The Music’. Be taken on a journey celebrating the life of a man who paved the way for many and who’s legacy has earned him the title of The Godfather of Soul to this day

The Palms At Crown Melbourne – Friday 5 August
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Letz Zep – Led Zeppelin Tribute

Letz Zep possess the considerable musical ability required to produce a completely convincing recreation of Led Zeppelin in their prime, complete with the tight but loose raw excitement that was the trademark of a Led Zeppelin concert

The Palms At Crown Melbourne – Friday 4 November
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The Australian Bee Gees Show

Fresh from celebrating 10 years headlining on the Las Vegas strip, the Australian Bee Gees Show will be heading to Australia for their 25th-anniversary tour. This new show will be presented in two parts and feature all the hits in a nostalgic trip down memory lane.

The Palms At Crown Melbourne – Friday 19 August & Friday 2 December
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50th Anniversary of Neil Diamond’s Hot August Night

It’s been 50 years since Neil Diamond stepped on stage with a symphony orchestra and recorded one of the greatest live albums of all time. Now Hot August Night will be re-created in its original format by Peter and the Sydney International Orchestra.

The Palms At Crown Melbourne – Saturday 20 August
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The Stevie Wonder Story

Hear wonderfully authentic renditions of the great classic hits from his songbook, including Superstition, Sir Duke, Higher Ground, Master Blaster, Signed Sealed Delivered, I Wish, Uptight and many more, as well as an onscreen journey through the cultural moments and movements for which Stevie’s music became the soundtrack. 

The Palms At Crown Melbourne – Friday 9 September & Saturday 10 September
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INXSIVE w/ Gold Chisel

A celebration of Aussie Rock legends INXS and Cold Chisel performing the classic hits of two iconic bands who captured the hearts of a generation.

The Palms At Crown Melbourne – Saturday 8 October
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The Doors Alive (The Doors Tribute)

Direct from the UK, The Doors Alive are widely regarded as the closest and most enthralling representation of the legendary 1960’s rock gods The Doors in the world today. The band re-create the sound, look, presence and magic of a real 1960’s Doors concert.

The Palms At Crown Melbourne – Friday 14 & Saturday 15 October
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Elvis: An American Trilogy

Starring three of the world’s leading Elvis Tribute artists – Vic Trevino Jnr, Ben Thompson and Steve Michaels – Elvis An American Trilogy a two-hour festival, celebrating all the eras of Elvis, culminates with the famous ‘White Eagle Jump Suit’ era.

The Palms at Crown Melbourne – Friday 28 October & Saturday 29 October
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The Bootleg Beatles

Complete with orchestra, the Bootleg’s show will feature many songs and hits from the entire Beatles’ catalogue, spanning the early days of Beatlemania through Sgt Pepper to ‘The End’, with every last Beatle detail performed with the Bootleg’s trademark, spine-tingling accuracy.

The Palms At Crown Melbourne – Thursday 10 & Friday 11 November
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Echoes of Pink Floyd

English powerhouse rockers Pink Floyd came to our shores in 1988 in support of their album A Momentary Lapse of Reason. Now, 35 years later, Australia’s own Echoes of Pink Floyd bring you their painstakingly crafted homage to this amazing concert experience, Signs of Life.

The Palms at Crown Melbourne – Saturday 18 March 2023

Find tribute acts in Western Australia

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Marty Rhone – The King of Rock and The Prince of Pop & Sir Cliff & I

Two great shows featuring the music of Sir Cliff Richard, Elvis Presley and Marty Rhone.

Perth Concert Hall – Saturday 6 August
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Bjorn Again – Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again!

Bjorn Again are so excited to back playing all of ABBA’s biggest hits in an action-packed, highly-entertaining concert that is ABBA-SOLUTE fun for the whole family. Bjorn Again have performed over 7000 in over 120 countries world-wide, are endorsed by the members of ABBA and are regarded as the most successful tribute show of all time.

Crown Theatre Perth – Saturday 13 August
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The Stevie Wonder Story

Hear wonderfully authentic renditions of the great classic hits from his songbook, including Superstition, Sir Duke, Higher Ground, Master Blaster, Signed Sealed Delivered, I Wish, Uptight and many more, as well as an onscreen journey through the cultural moments and movements for which Stevie’s music became the soundtrack.

Perth Concert Hall – Sunday 4 September

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