Australian Rock Collective announce The Dark Side of the Moon tribute tour

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Australian Rock Collective announce The Dark Side of the Moon tribute tour

Australian Rock Collective

Following successful renditions of Neil Young's Harvest and The Beatles' Let It Be and Abbey Road, ARC are back in 2023 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd's masterpiece, Dark Side of the Moon.

Legendary Aussie supergroup Australian Rock Collective (ARC) are hitting the road again on a national tour to celebrate the 50th anniversary of arguably the most successful concept album of all time, Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon.

Touring capital and regional cities around the country this June – July, ARC – the supergroup comprised of Darren Middleton (Powderfinger), Mark Wilson (Jet), Davey Lane (You Am I) and Kram (Spiderbait) – will perform The Dark Side of the Moon in its entirety, beginning to end, before returning to the stage to take on a selection of Pink Floyd favourites and classics.

The ARC will take to the stage at the Palais Theatre in Melbourne on June 24.

Australian Rock Collective Dark Side Of The Moon tour

  • June 22 – Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo
  • June 24 – Palais Theatre, Melbourne
  • June 25 – Llewellyn Hall, Canberra
  • June 27 – Albury Entertainment Centre
  • June 28 – Hindley Street Music Hall, Adelaide
  • June 30 – Anita’s Theatre, Wollongong
  • July 1 – State Theatre, Sydney
  • July 2 – Civic Theatre, Newcastle
  • July 5 – QPAC Concert Hall, Brisbane
  • July 6 – King’s Theatre, Sunshine Coast
  • July 7 – Twin Towns, Gold Coast
  • July 9 – Perth Concert Hall, Perth

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The Dark Side of the Moon tour follows ARC’s unanimously praised renditions of Neil Young’s Harvest and The Beatles’ Let It Be live last year and the extended dates of The Beatles’ Abbey Road tours in 2019-2020.

The Dark Side of the Moon, Pink Floyd’s eighth studio album, was released in March 1973 and became one of the most successful and influential albums of all-time.

An innovate soundscape heralded as the pinnacle of atmospheric, progressive psychedelic rock, the album enjoyed not only critical acclaim but was also Pink Floyd’s commercial breakthrough.

Recorded at London’s Abbey Road Studios, The Dark Side of the Moon’s 10 tracks include Breathe (In the Air), Time, Money, Us and Them. The masterpiece resided in the Billboard charts for 15 years and reportedly continues notch up approximately 250,000 sales annually, adding to the 45 million-plus it already boasts.

It all goes down at Melbourne’s own Palais Theatre on June 24. Grab tickets by heading here.