The Animals headline Wanstock 2024 on their last-ever Australian tour

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The Animals headline Wanstock 2024 on their last-ever Australian tour

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On March 2 2024, Wanstock will brings classic rock hits and guitar-heavy jams to the Shoppingtown Hotel.

The Animals will be heading down under for the final time this March with a thrilling headline set at Doncaster’s Wanstock Festival booked on the calendar.

With Dragon, Ted Mulry Gang, Standing Room Only, Strait Shooters and Daydreamers also booked on the bill, Wanstock 2024 will be a highlight of the year for fans of old-school rock and blues.

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Fronted by Eric Burdon, The Animals are quintessential British rock royalty. After a whopping 60 years in the game, they’ll be bringing their We Gotta Get Out Of This Place anniversary tour to Australia.

After coming out onto the scene in the 60s, The Animals quickly became a favourite in the UK as well as across the world. Best known for their raunchy blues-rock sound, they won the hearts and minds of fans, so much so that in 1994 they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

They’ll be bringing countless unforgettable hits like The House of the Rising Sun, It’s My Life, Don’t Bring Me Down and I’m Crying to the stage at Wanstock, capping off a big day of music.

Offering support will be the New Zealand rockstars Dragon, who will be bringing their iconic tracks like Rain, April Sun in Cuba, Are You Old Enough and Speak No Evil.

They’ll be joined by the iconic 70s rock group Ted Mulry Gang, Melbourne powerhouse trio Standing Room Only, rising local alt-punk start Daydreamers and classic Aussie rock cover band Strait Shooters.

Wanstock 2024 is not only just the last time fans will be able to catch The Animals live in Melbourne; it’s also a celebration of the legacy of some of the most experienced names in Aussie rock.

Wanstock 2024 will take place at the Shoppingtown Hotel in Doncaster on March 2. Grab your tickets here