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Dwell Nation Australia has secured a multi-year hire to intention Melbourne’s historic Festival Hall.
The promoter will now intention the venue in West Melbourne located at 300 Dudley Avenue. It has hosted countless concerts and carrying events all over its 100 year historical previous. The set aside became as soon as bought by Hillsong Church in 2020 with a belief to create a neighborhood hub for are living song and leisure.
Dwell Nation has been snapping up venues all over Australia including The Palais Theatre in Melbourne, the Fortitude Tune Hall in Brisbane, the Hindley Avenue Tune Hall in Adelaide, and Anita’s Theatre, in Thirroul, a northern seaside suburb of Wollongong.
“It’s a privilege to be section of a corporation that values the safety of present heritage song assets and sees the importance that these venues play in the continuing development of the are living leisure sector and the communities they’re a section of,” says Roger Self-discipline, president Dwell Nation APAC. “Our vision is to designate certain Festival corridor remains a cornerstone of the dispute’s are living song scene for artists, industrial, and fans alike.”
Festival Hall has a most ability of bigger than 5,000 contributors and has hosted performances from The Beatles, Justin Timberlake, Red Sizzling Chili Peppers, Rage Against The Machine, Foo Fighters, The Script, Lily Allen, Ed Sheeran, and Lorde.
It became as soon as constructed in 1915 and served as a situation for sports activities cherish boxing and wrestling fits, with dapper conferences on the facet in its early days. A fireplace in 1955 gutted the constructing, but it became as soon as rebuilt in time for it to play a section in the summer Olympics of 1956. In 2018, the constructing secured heritage dispute combating it from being demolished for apartments to be constructed.
Dwell Nation’s continued expansion of its venues blueprint more of them are field to Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster’s dynamic pricing and Verified Fan capabilities are wreaking havoc for dwell performance fans who wish to again at an cheap impress. So great so that The Treatment shamed Ticketmaster into issuing refunds to fans who feel they were gouged by bills.