George Thorogood adds second Melbourne show: ‘We’ll always be the baddest’

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George Thorogood adds second Melbourne show: ‘We’ll always be the baddest’

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George Thorogood & The Destroyers have announced a second Melbourne show at The Forum on October 29 after huge demand.

George Thorogood & The Destroyers are excited to announce the first Melbourne show on their Good To Be Bad Tour is now sold out, adding a second show on Saturday 29 October at The Forum. Tickets for the new show go on sale 12pm, Friday July 1.

Celebrating 40 years of ‘Bad To The Bone’ this September, rock legends George Thorogood & The Destroyers make their very welcome return to Australian shores this October and November for shows in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, with regional shows in New South Wales and Queensland.

George Thorogood tour dates and locations

  • Canberra Theatre, Canberra: Thursday, October 27
  • The Forum, Melbourne: Friday, October 28 – Sold Out
  • The Forum, Melbourne: Saturday, October 29 – New Show
  • Enmore Theatre, Sydney: Monday, October 31
  • Civic Theatre, Newcastle: Wednesday, November 2
  • Entertainment Centre, Townsville: Friday, November 4
  • Convention Centre, Cairns: Saturday, November 5
  • Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane: Monday, November 7
  • Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide: Thursday, November 10

Check out Melbourne’s most comprehensive gig guide here. 

For the past 45 years, it’s been very good to be George Thorogood & The Destroyers. Since 1976, they’ve sold over 15 million albums and played more than 8,000 live shows. For Thorogood and his longtime band – Jeff Simon (drums, percussion), Bill Blough (bass guitar), Jim Suhler (rhythm guitar) and Buddy Leach (saxophone) live blues-rock has been the creed from the beginning.

“Since I was 17,” George says, “All I wanted to do was see how far I could go with my guitar, putting my own spin on music I loved. We’ll always be the baddest band in the land. Expect our best on this tour because that’s what you’re gonna get.”

Expect their signature hits ‘Get A Haircut’, ‘I Drink Alone’, ‘One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer’, ‘Move It On Over’, ‘Who Do You Love’ and the definitive badass anthem ‘Bad To The Bone’, along with several surprises. To co-incide with the tour Universal Music will be releasing the Australasian-Exclusive souvenir edition of The Original George Thorogood.

My Live Nation members can secure tickets first during the exclusive pre-sale which commences at 12pm, Thursday June 30, and concludes at 11am, Friday July 1. For complete tour, ticket info, visit: