Gilbert O’Sullivan, one of the biggest Irish songwriters & recording artists to reach international chart success in the 70s and 80s, has announced he will be in Australia in 2018 for a national tour as he celebrates 50 years in music.
"I am so looking forward to the upcoming concerts in Australia. I visited once before some years back for 3 shows but not with a full band. So while it’s been a long time in the making, I hope for all those that are fans of my music we live up to your expectations, and between us all, we have a great tour. Here's to March 2018!” – Gilbert O’Sullivan
Gilbert O’Sullivan is best known worldwide for his hit singles Alone Again (Naturally), Clair and Get Down – all released in the early ‘70s and still heard on radio to this day.
In the last 15 years Gilbert has enjoying a renewed interest in his music with artists such as Neil Diamond, Dianna Krall and Michael Buble releasing cover versions of his songs. Gilbert has also found a renewed love for touring. He toured across the UK and Ireland in 2015 and 2016.
2017 began his 50th anniversary in music celebrations with a solo performance at the famous Cavern Club in Liverpool and soon after was awarded a brick on The Cavern Wall Of Fame. He has once again toured Ireland, which included a sold-out performance with the 30-piece RTE Radio Orchestra at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin. He recently completed a sold out 14-date UK tour March and dates in Asia and Europe.
In September 2017 Gilbert was chosen to perform at BBC Radio 2 Proms In The Park at Hyde Park, London to a crowd of 50,000 people. He performed alongside Sir Ray Davies, Texas, Steps and many more.