Former Bon Jovi guitarist gone solo Richie Sambora and his side-kick/girlfriend? Orianthi have announced an Australian Tour in 2018 and hot damn it’s a doozy. The pair will be playing a string of shows in January and it all begins on the 10th at, wait for it, Southport RSL on the Gold Coast.
Yes, you read that right, the fucking RSL club in Southport of all places will host an international rock legend and female guitar superstar. The same venue which used to host upcoming hardcore bands like Parkway Drive, Mourning Tide, Free For All and even The Butterfly Effect and The Living End will host Richie Sambora. I mean come on, the dude played Soundwave Festival 2014 and followed it up with an Enmore Theatre show for fucks sake.
But it doesn’t end there, the pair will also visit Aussie World aka the poor family’s Dreamworld nestled somewhere between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast. You know that “theme park” you drive past and think “oh we should visit there one time” but never do because you know how much of a disappointment it’s going to be? Yeah there.
Then they head to Maxx Watt’s in Sydney and the Prince Band Room in Melbourne with The Choirboys supporting which sounds much better than the above mentioned venues.
Richie Sambora & Orianthi – East Coast Tour
Jan 10th @ Southport RSL, Gold Coast QLD (We’re serious)
Jan 11th @ Aussie World, Sunshine Coast QLD (No, dead serious)
Jan 12 @ Max Watt’s Sydney, NSW
Jan 13 @ Prince Band Room, St Kilda, VIC