Here’s the News: concert line-up announced


Huey Lewis and the News, Melissa Etheridge and REO Speedwagon will play this summer’s winery concert in Queenstown.

Tickets for the January 23 concert at Gibbston Valley go on sale on July 6 - $89 for local tickets or $99 through Ticketek.

Last year’s concert – Heart, Foreigner and Three Dog Night – attracted more than 15,000 people.

Grammy Award-winning band Huey Lewis and The News have sold more than 20 million albums, including hits such as Power of Love and Hip To Be Square. 

Melissa Etheridge has been nominated for 17 Grammy Awards, winning twice for Aint it Heavy and Come to My Window.

REO Speedwagon’s 1980 album Hi Infidelity sold millions of copies and was nine-times certified platinum. It spent 15 weeks at number one in the US charts.

Limited local tickets are available through i-site Queenstown, A Taste of Gibbston in Arrowtown or Gibbston Valley Winery. Other bookings through Ticketek.