Blondie have announced a tour of Australia in December. They will play to fans in Hobart, Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Townsville and Brisbane and will also grace the stage at this year’s Homebake Festival.

Joining Blondie for the shows will be special guests The Stranglers and The Saints. For the Sydney show special guests The Machinations will play to crowds in place of The Saints.

“I’m so excited to bring Blondie back to Australia. They enjoyed their first taste of success here back in the ‘70s and have a legion of fans awaiting their return, ” promoter Andrew McManus said.

“Deborah Harry is like no other front-woman in the industry – fans can expect a first-class show.”

Blondie emerged from New York in the late ‘70s and quickly became music, style and pop culture icons selling over 40 million albums globally throughout their 37-year career.

The disco-infused track Heart of Glass was Blondie’s first US number one single which became a worldwide hit selling more than a million copies. Blondie repeatedly reached the top of the charts over the course of four decades with hits such as One Way Or AnotherRaptureThe Tide Is HighCall MePicture This, Rip Her To Shreds, Hanging On The Telephone and Maria. The band landed a phenomenal five US and five UK number one singles cementing them as music royalty.

Tickets go on sale October 9 at 9am.

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL TOUR DATES: BLONDIE

Saturday, December  1: Derwent Entertainment Centre, HOBART       ticketmaster.com.au 136 100

Monday, December  3: Arts Centre Melbourne, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, MELBOURNE  ticketmaster.com.au 136 100

Tuesday, December  4: Adelaide Entertainment Centre Theatre, ADELAIDE    ticketek.com.au 132 849

Thursday, December 6: Enmore Theatre, SYDNEY       ticketek.com.au 132 849

Monday, December 10:  Townsville Entertainment Centre, TOWNSVILLE     tecc.net.au 07 4771 4000

Thursday, December  13: Brisbane Riverstage, BRISBANE (18+)     ticketmaster.com.au 136 100

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