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Break out some vegemite sandwiches and turn up the AC/DC! Red Touch Media is proudly sponsoring 3 (sold out) nights of music and football down under with award-winning podcast and radio show, The Anfield Wrap (TAW). The events will take place in both Sydney and Melbourne, Australia and are being billed as The Anfield Wrap Down Under.
When Liverpool Football Club (LFC) added 2 Australian away games to their schedule, TAW jumped at the opportunity to take their show on the road and bring together all the diehard LFC fans traveling abroad to see their favorite team play.
“Ever since we announced the first Melbourne date we’ve been bombarded with requests to do more, and especially to visit Sydney,” said TAW co-founder Gareth Roberts. “We’re all buzzing about the trip and we can’t wait to do the [Australia] shows and meet loads of new people in two fantastic cities.”
On July 20, 21 and 23, The Anfield Wrap’s regular cast of commentators will take the stage for a live panel discussion of all things football. Special guests including Liverpool Football Club legend Craig Johnston [pictured left], Football Editor of The Times UK, Tony Evans [center] and Red Touch Media CEO, Wayne Scholes [right].
Immediately following each night’s panel will be musical performances by one or more of the following acts: Bonnie Johnston, Tony Le Bars, Silent Sleep, Tea Street Band and Alan Fletcher‘s band Waiting Room.
There’s no doubt it’s going to be a very exciting week in Australia!
Here’s the full schedule:
SYDNEY: Paragon Hotel, Circular Quay
Just hours after the LFC vs Manchester United game in Sydney, this intimate gig kicks off at 8pm with a live panel discussion about Liverpool Football Club’s past, present and future. LFC legend and Australian trailblazer Craig Johnston will be TAW’s special panel guest.
Immediately following the TAW will be some great music including Bonnie Johnston, Tea Street Band, Silent Sleep and Tony Le Bars.
MELBOURNE: Portland Hotel
The Anfield Wrap with Tony Evans (@TonyEvansTimes), Dan Garb, Craig Johnston with music from Bonnie Johnston and Silent Sleep.
MELBOURNE: Hilton On The Park
The night before Liverpool take on Melbourne Victory at the MCG, The Anfield Wrap takes over the Hilton on the Park at 8pm for the football party of the year. The on stage panel for this live episode of TAW includes Tony Evans (Football Editor of The Times), Daniel Garb (Fox Sports Australia), and Liverpool and Aussie legend Craig Johnston.
Following the live episode of TAW, the audience will be treated to music from Alan Fletcher (Karl Kennedy in Neighbours) and his band ‘Waiting Room‘ as well as Liverpool’s very own Tea Street Band and Silent Sleep. Finishing up the night will be a special DJ set that will keep the party going well into the night before the big game the next day!
The Anfield Wrap Down Under is produced in association with Red Touch Media and Liverpool Sound City.
We hope to see you there!
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