Peter Combe <br>Greatest Hits Tour

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Peter Combe
Greatest Hits Tour

Venue Riverside Theatre
Dates 07 April 2021
Category Live Event

Riverside Theatres presents
With the Fabulous Combettes

A musical tour down memory lane with Peter singing all his best known songs. A concert for kids, parents who used to be kids and grandparents who originally bought the albums for the parents who used to be kids! A great big ‘feel good’, three generational singalong with Peter and 6 young backing singers, the Fabulous Combettes.

Wash Your Face in Orange Juice (Mr Clicketty Cane), Toffee Apple, Newspaper Mama, Juicy Juicy Green Grass, Spaghetti Bolognaise, Chopsticks, Mr Spook, Jack & the Beanstalk, Tadpole Blues, Happy as Larry, The Silly Postman, Red Balloon, Down in the Bathroom and many more.

A musical extravaganza all brought to life with gorgeous video projections’

“A show to sing and dance to like no one is watching, with smiles all round. The ultimate children’s show!” Janine Spearpoint – The Clothesline

Suitable for all ages

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Please Note:
Tickets to this event are sold to 75% of capacity. All Riverside patrons will be seated in line with current NSW Public Health guidelines, allowing patrons to be seated alongside each other. Please note that NSW Health regularly updates areas where there may be concerned regarding potential case transmission of COVID-19.

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Peter Combe (OAM) is Australia’s best known and most loved children’s singer/songwriter. His achievements include 3 ARIAS for Best Children’s Album – Toffee Apple 1988, Newspaper Mama 1989, The Absolutely Very Best of Peter Combe (in Concert) 1992, 7 Gold, 2 Platinum Albums and 1 Gold DVD. His newest album Live It Up was nominated for an ARIA in 2017.

Peter was recognised on Australia Day 2020 for his service to the performing arts with an Order of Australia Medal (OAM).

Recent tours include his Live It Up national tour in 2017 which sold out in Sydney and Brisbane with almost sold out shows in all the other capital cities. His 2017 and 2018 Adelaide Fringe Festival seasons sold out.

In 1987 he pioneered ABC for Kids, Australia’s first kids music label.

Peter has sold over a million CDS & DVDs. He also presented BBC TV’s Music Time recorded in London from 1977-1980.

In 1988, he performed two sold out shows at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall.

His Christmas album, Peter Combe’s Christmas Album, which went Gold in five weeks on its release in 1990, is now an established Australian Family classic. It is the only successful Australian Christmas album comprising ALL original songs.

His song Mr Clicketty Cane (Wash Your Face in Orange Juice) is known literally by every child in Australia and by most of their parents.

First children’s singer/songwriter to have a hit album (platinum status) Toffee Apple of 100% original songs

Toffee Apple was the first ever children’s album to win an ARIA

Peter pioneered ABC for Kids, the first ever dedicated children’s record label

Ticklepot, his pioneering national radio programme, won Best Children’s Radio Programme in the World in New York in 1989

Peter Combe’s Christmas Album is the most successful Australian album ever of original Christmas songs

Mr Clicketty Cane (Wash Your Face in Orange Juice) is now an Australian classic and known by 99.9% of Australian kids. Over 2 million streams on Spotify.

He is Australia’s longest established and best known children’s singer/songwriter to 3 generations

He was awarded an OAM in 2020 for his services to the performing arts

3 ARIAs (6 nominations), 7 Gold and 2 Platinum Albums, 1 Gold DVD

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2 hours including a 20 minute interval

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Riverside MembersAdults $32
Concession $28
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18 & Under $22
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Concession $31
30 & Under $28
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