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Sunday, February 25, 2024 | Kryal Castle, Victoria

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MAXIMUM 80'S LINE UP 2024

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1927

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Known for enduring hits such as‘That’s When I Think of You’, ‘Compulsory Hero’, ‘To Love Me’, ‘Scars’,‘Don’t Forget Me’,and of course,‘If I Could’, 1927made a devastating entry into the ears of its listenerswith quintuple Platinum‘...Ish’in 1988, which earned the band a number of ARIA awards as well as a lotof fans along the way.

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EUROGLIDERS

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Eurogliders are a band formed in 1980 in Perth, Western Australia, which included Grace Knight on vocals, Bernie Lynch on guitar and vocals, and Amanda Vincent on keyboards. In 1984, Eurogliders released an Australian top ten album, This Island, which spawned their No. 2 hit single, "Heaven".

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ROSS WILSON

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Ross Andrew Wilson is the co-founder and frontman of the long-standing rock groups Daddy Cool and Mondo Rock, as well as a number of other former bands, in addition to performing solo. He has produced records for bands such as Skyhooks and Jo Jo Zep & the Falcons, as well as for those of his own bands. He appeared as a judge on celebrity singing TV series It Takes Two from 2005.

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CHANTOOZIES

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Collectively and individually The Chantoozies have contributed to Australia’s rich music, film, television and theatre culture. They have a unique and entertaining energy that they bring to every show, singing a combination of their original songs and some covers from various eras.

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BRIAN MANNIX

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Brian Mannix is an Australian rock music singer and actor. He is best known as the lead singer of 1980s band Uncanny X-Men

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SCOTT CARNE

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Since 2006, singer Scott Carne has performed the band's hits as part of Absolutely 80s and, occasionally, with different Kids In The Kitchen line-ups.

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STEVE WILLIAMS

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Wa WaNee was one of the biggest acts to emerge from Australia in the 80s. Steve Williams and PaulGray formed the band in 1985. After signing to CBS records in 1985, the band quickly rose to fame.Hits‘Stimulation’ & ‘I Could Make You Love Me’ensured the band smashed records, becoming thefirst band in Australia to have two top 10 singles in the national charts simultaneously. 

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GAVIN WOOD

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His credit list is several pages long but in a nutshell his association with “Countdown” for 7 years, to over 3 million viewers each Sunday night lead to his number one breakfast show on EON FM. He has hosted his own show on another 10 radio stations across Australia, provided the voice, audience warm-up and presentations for tonight shows, game shows and variety specials around the country.

DJ GRANDMASTER BAITZ

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FESTIVAL INFO 2024

Live At The Castle presents Maximum 80’s !

It is time for you to wind back the clock & get the old dancing crew back together because we have pulled together some of the biggest bands from the 80’s for a concert at the iconic Kryal Castle.
 

Featuring:

1927 | Ross Wilson | Eurogliders | Dale Ryder (Boom Crash Opera) |Chantoozies | Brian Mannix (Uncanny Xmen) | Scott Carne (Kids in the Kitchen) | Wilbur Wilde (Hey Hey Its Saturday) | Steve William’s WA WA NEE | Gavin Wood (Countdown) | DJ Grand Master Baitz
 

A full day of drinking, dancing & delights just over an hour from Melbourne with plenty of options for transport or accomodation.

For any questions please email us at hello@liveatthecastle.com.au

 

*Minors must be accompanied by a guardian (1 guardian per 4 minors)

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • How do I get to Kryal Castle?
    By Train : Make your way to Kryal Castle by train, swipe your Myki to arrive in less than 90 minutes on the direct V/Line train to Ballarat Station. You will then need to catch either a taxi or uber direct to the castle (13-15 min drive). By Car : Kryal Castle is located just outside Ballarat, approximately one hour's drive from Melbourne. From Melbourne, take the Western Freeway which leads past the townships of Bacchus Marsh and Ballan, to Ballarat. Set on the side of Mt Warrenheip, visitors can enjoy beautiful views over Ballarat and the surrounding countryside from the Castle grounds. There is ample free carparking onsite. By Horse : The lands of Kryal Castle can be approached by any steed deemed pure of heart and brave enough to face the evils that lurk outside our gates. All horses will be fed, watered and stabled and their owners will be granted access to the wonderful grounds of Kryal Castle.
  • What can I bring?
    Tickets High back fold out chair Cash, credit card or debit card ID Fully charged phone! Sunglasses & a hat Sealed water bottles or completely empty plastic bottles
  • What items are prohibited?
    Flasks/Thermoses Picnic blankets Metal cutlery, scissors, knives Low back fold out chairs Marquees or shade tents
  • Are children allowed at this event?
    Yes! Children under the age of 5 are permitted free of charge. Children aged 5-17 must purchase a youth ticket and be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian (1 guardian per 4 minors).
  • Can I BYO food & beverages?
    This event is fully catered for with a range of food and bar options available. Free drinking water is available within the venue, patrons may bring an empty plastic bottle for this use. You also may bring in SEALED plastic bottles, no glass is permitted. Patrons may bring a small quantity of snacks in cooler bag.
  • Will there be free drinking water available?
    Free drinking water is available within the venue, patrons may bring an empty plastic bottle for this use
  • Can I BYO alcohol?
    Strictly no alcohol is allowed to be brought in or out of the events.
  • What happened if it rains?
    The events will proceed rain or shine! Only exceptionally severe weather conditions will affect the performances.
  • Where do I go if I have a VIP ticket?
    You will have your own elevated VIP section with express entry and seating located to the right of the stage. This also includes you own personal bar and toilets. Please look for signs when entering the venue.
  • Will there be an ATM?
    There will be no ATM on site, so please organise cash beforehand or bring a credit or debit card.
  • Will there be a box office?
    Tickets must be purchased online prior to the event. There will be one box office in operation, you may speak to a representative there.
  • Will seating be provided?
    There will be limited seating available in the grandstand, based on first in best dressed. Patrons are permitted to bring a portable, high back fold out chair. This chair size is roughly of a normal height chair.
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