INXS TO ROCK THE HUNTER!
INXS TO ROCK THE HUNTER! With Train, The Baby Animals and Sean Kelly Bimbadgen Estate – Saturday January 29 2011 An exciting new chapter in the illustrious career of INXS is about to begin, with the announcement of their first Australian tour in four years exclusively for a day on the green to support their eagerly-awaited new album. The band with special guest JD Fortune will play their only Australian shows at wineries nationally in January/February next year, including Bimbadgen Estate, Hunter Valley on Saturday January 29. Joining INXS will be US Grammy-Award winners TRAIN, whose blues and folk-infused rock has propelled them to the top of the charts around the world. The reformed Baby Animals and ARIA Hall of Fame inductee Sean Kelly (from Models) complete this stellar line-up. For more than 30 years INXS have maintained their position as a great and consummate global rock band. With more than 35 million album sold, an enviable reputation for live performance and a collection of master hits that have stood the test of time, INXS remain one of our most-loved and respected treasures. The band’s upcoming album heralds a new beginning with guest vocalists joining the five band members to rework classic INXS songs into new incarnations. The project has been in progress for the past year, with Ben Harper’s version of ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ released last month as the first tantalising taste of what is to come. Tracks have been recorded by Rob Thomas (Matchbox 20) Pat Monahan (Train), Kav Temperley (Eskimo Joe), hip hop star Tricky and JD Fortune, with more to be announced. The album is a unique, challenging and inspiring way to bring classic INXS songs into the modern era and to a whole new audience. “INXS is really excited to be playing in some great locations around Australia, and to our fans,” Andrew Farriss of INXS said. “Also having Train, The Baby Animals and Sean Kelly on the same stages we will be playing to their fans as well as ours – so it