CONCERT TIMINGS -
Jamie McDell: 7.00pm – 7.30pm
Brian McFadden: 7.45pm – 8.30pm
Ronan Keating: 9.00pm – 10.30pm
EVENT TIMINGS -
Buses leave at 5:30pm from Bus Stop 7020, located at 32 Customs St East (between Commerce & Gore St).
Pre Event Dinner: 5:30pm - 7:00pm in the Genesis Trackside Lounge
VIP Upgrade Dinner: 5:30pm - 7:00pm in the Genesis Trackside Lounge
Meet and Greet Package: 7:30pm Start (30mins duration)
First artist begins: 7:00pm
Concert finishes: 10:45pm
Buses Depart Venue immediately after concert
McManus Entertainment is excited to announce that Ronan Keating will be returning to New Zealand for one special night of entertainment at Auckland’s The Trusts Stadium Arena on 27 February 2013.
Joining Ronan will be very special guest, good friend and fellow Irishman, former Westlife frontman Brian McFadden.
“I’m thrilled that Ronan is performing in New Zealand next year,” says promoter Andrew McManus. “I can’t wait to see what mischief he and Brian get up to! The lads are going to put on a great show … to be sure!”
As a solo artist Ronan Keating has sold more than 25 million records worldwide, alongside 30 million records with Boyzone. Add this to Brian McFadden’s sales of 40 million records worldwide and that’s a serious amount of records the two artists have sold between them.
Ronan’s soulful pop voice has won him millions of fans around the world and New Zealand is no exception. As one of the X-Factor’s most popular mentors, he is a regular visitor to New Zealand.
“I can’t wait to play songs from my new album Fires to my Kiwi fans,” Ronan says. “And to go on tour with one of my best mates is just a bonus!”
Apart from Ronan’s incredible work with Boyzone, he has had an extensive solo career. After Boyzone’s 1995 hit with Father and Son, Ronan burst back onto the charts in 1999 with the smash hit When You Say Nothing At All. This was followed with more hits, including Life Is a Rollercoaster, Lovin’ Each Day, If Tomorrow Never Comes and his latest single Fires. In 2009, Ronan released the poignant Songs For My Mother (recorded in memory of his late mother).
Brian McFadden -- the popular judge from Australia’s Got Talent – became a household name through Westlife. Since leaving the band, Brian has gone on to carve out a successful solo career, with hits including Almost Here and Just Say So. In 2008 Brian released Set In Stone and has just released his brand new studio album The Irish Connection which sees Brian record some of his favourite tracks with some of his favourite artists, including his very good friend, and touring partner, Ronan Keating!
“My favourite thing to do is perform,” says Brian. “I can’t wait to play some new songs, some old songs and some classic favourites in New Zealand.”
Chart-topping Kiwi pop princess Jamie Mcdell has been confirmed to open the concert.
The announcement coincides with news that her latest single ‘Life In Sunshine’ has achieved gold status on the NZ music charts and on the eve of the Mangawhai teenager releasing her new single ‘Angel’. Jamie released her debut album ‘Six Strings And A Sailboat’ in November, featuring #1 NZ singles ‘You’ll Never Take That Away’ and ‘Rewind’.
TRANSPORT TO THE VENUE - (Sales close 26 Feb COB)
Book your Bus Ticket and get to and from the venue easily.
Bus Pickup will be at 5:30pm from Bus Stop 7020, located at 32 Customs St East (between Commerce & Gore St). Neither The Trusts Arena or Eventfinda take any responsibility for missed buses.
The Return buses depart the Trust Arena at 11pm with drop off at the same stop.
The bus will not leave until everyone on the booking list is accounted for.
As an added benefit when purchasing the Bus Pass you will also get:
- Priority entry into the venue (Separate Queue)
- Complimentary drink
- Return bus trip
VIP UPGRADES - (Sales close 26 Feb COB)
VIP Upgrades are available for an additional $85pp and include entry to our exclusive Brassiere, an Irish themed dinner, drink on arrival and car parking.
MEET AND GREET PACKAGE
Grab this chance for an exclusive Meet and Greet with the man himself Ronan Keating!
Very limited numbers of these upgrades are available at $100 per person. This package does not include tickets to the event.
7.30pm start (duration 30minutes)
Located in Lounge on Level 1 of Trusts Arena
Complimentary wine or soft drink on arrival
A copy of Ronan’s latest album FIRES
Photo and autograph session
Professional photographer to take photo
PICK UP PASSES: At the Trusts Arena Box Office from 6pm (ID required)
Please note: To ensure everyone gets equal time with Ronan we ask that you bring one item per person to be autographed (or he can sign your complimentary CD) and that only our photographer takes pictures. These will be emailed to you after the event, ensure you give your details to the VIP Hosts.