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Don Henley announces Australian/NZ tour

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 16/11/2016 Danielle McGrane

Don Henley poses at the CMT Studios in Nashville, Tenn. in 2015. © AP Don Henley poses at the CMT Studios in Nashville, Tenn. in 2015. Eagles founding member Don Henley will tour Australia and New Zealand next year with a run of indoor and outdoor events, including A Day on the Green shows.

Henley was Down Under last year with the rest of his band mates but this will be his first tour of the country since the group lost founding member Glenn Frey who died this year from complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia.

On this tour, Henley will perform music from his time with the Eagles and his solo career, such as The Boys of Summer and Heart Of The Matter, and including songs from his latest album Cass County, named after the East Texas county in which he was raised.

The eight-time Grammy Award winner will be joined on stage by his fifteen-piece band for the shows, and supported on the tour by singer-songwriter Jewel.

Don Henley - with special guest Jewel - tour dates:

March 8 - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne

March 10 - ICC Sydney Theatre, Sydney

March 15 - Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide

March 21 - Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, NZ

March 23 - Vector Arena, Auckland, NZ

March 25 - TSB Bank Arena, Wellington, NZ

A Day On The Green Concerts:

March 5 - Kings Park & Botanic Garden, Perth

March 12 - Sirromet Wines, Mt Cotton, QLD

March 18 - Mt Duneed Estate, Surf Coast, VIC

*Tickets go on sale on November 28

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