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Paul Kelly and Neil Finn

Kelly and Finn to tour together

POSTED Nov 9, 2012

Two veteran antipodean songwriters are joining forces for a string of shows...

Paul Kelly and Neil Finn will perform in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide from mid-February, dipping in to their respective songbooks to select a 2-hour set from a shortlist of 50...and they'll also be performing each other's songs.

Kelly says "We're different songwriters but there's a lot of common ground" while Finn says the idea of performing together has been kicking around for a while "The time has presented itself now," he said.

Neil and Paul tour dates:

Saturday, February 16 – Palais Theatre, Melbourne
Monday, February 18 – Palais Theatre, Melbourne
Wednesday, February 27 – Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Friday, March 1 – Elder Park, Adelaide
Sunday, March 10 – Opera House, Sydney
Monday, March 11 – Opera House, Sydney
Tuesday, March 12 – Opera House, Sydney
Thursday, March 14 – Kings Park, Perth

Tickets on sale 9am Friday, November 16.

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