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What’s On This Week: The Wizard of Oz, AFL & more

There's major theatre openings, AFL action and a whole host of live music to see this week

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It’s a big week for music, sport AND theatre across Australia.

Between The Wizard of Oz opening in Melbourne, one of the hottest AFL fixtures of the year at Etihad Stadium, and a string of must-see tours hitting venues up and down the country, there’s plenty of action to get you up and off the sofa this week.

For your fix of upcoming events, look no further than our What’s On guide¬†ūüĎá

Tonight Alive – book tickets

The Sydney rockers arrive at Arrow On Swanston for the Melbourne installment of their Underworld Tour, bringing support from fellow Aussies Between You and Me and AViVA. On sale via

Royal Blood Рbook tickets 

English rock duo Royal Blood, Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher, take Brisbane and Perth by storm this week. Catch them, with special guests Polish Club and Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, at Riverstage tonight (7 May) and HBF Stadium on Sunday (13 May).

North Melbourne v Richmond – book tickets

The Tigers are on top! North are on fire! This one is going to be HUGE, and it’s all taking place at Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium this Sunday (13 May).

The Wizard of Oz – book tickets

Starring Anthony Warlow,¬†Wicked’s leading ladies¬†Lucy Durack¬†and¬†Jemma Rix¬†and rising star¬†Samantha Dodemaide¬†as Dorothy,¬†The Wizard of Oz¬†opens to audiences for previews at Regent Theatre, Melbourne this Saturday (12 May).

Tom Gleeson – book tickets

Star of¬†The Weekly, host of¬†Hard Quiz and all-round Aussie comedy legend, Tom Gleeson will be live with his latest stand-up show, Sure Thing!, at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre this Thursday (10 May) and Friday (11 May).

Tex Perkins in The Man in Black Рbook tickets

The Helpmann Award winning¬†The Man in Black¬†is back, starring Tex Perkins and Rachael Tidd with The Tennessee Four. See Johnny Cash’s story live on some of Australia’s most iconic stages; Wrest Point Entertainment Centre (11 May), Palais Theatre (12 May) and State Theatre, Sydney (17 and 18 May).

Missy Higgins – book tickets

Fresh from her stadium appearances supporting Ed Sheeran earlier this year, the Aussie singer-songwriter hits the East Coast in support of her fifth studio album, Solastalgia. Get down to Adelaide’s Thebarton Theatre (12 May) and Melbourne’s Palais Theatre (13 and 14 May).

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