FAME: It is hoped Birds of Tokyo hits are included in the Australia Day Triple J Hottest 100 countdown.
FAME: It is hoped Birds of Tokyo hits are included in the Australia Day Triple J Hottest 100 countdown. Contributed

Last 200 tickets released as Birds of Tokyo play Gladstone

THE night Gladstone music fans have been waiting for is finally here, with Birds of Tokyo set to play at the Gladstone Entertainment Centre tonight.

Tickets went on sale just before Christmas and have been selling steadily ever since.

The last 200 tickets were released on Wednesday night to meet demand.

Birds of Tokyo is the first major act to play at the new Gladstone Entertainment and Convention Centre, and will be supported by local band Epidemic...Over, Mackay band Chasing the Jeffrey and Barefoot Alley.

Read Tammy Lewis's interview with Bird of Tokyo's Adam Weston here

The bands will be doing sound checks from 2pm to 4pm today, and doors open at 6pm.

The concert is expected to finish around 11.30pm.

The Perth-born band Birds of Tokyo has claimed one-digit rankings in Triple J's Hottest 100 over the past few years.

More recently the band's newest, highly celebrated album, March Fires, was certified gold within four weeks of release, with Lanterns reaching number two on the National Australian Airplay Chart and certified triple platinum.

Tickets cost $85 and are available here.



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