JPS Australia


Rockarena 1977

Rockarena was promoted as the biggest outdoor concert ever staged in Australia, with headliners Fleetwood Mac supported by, Santana, Little River Band, Kevin Borich Express and Creation. Dates – 1977 Nov 11 RAS Showgrounds, Sydney Nov 13 Calder Park Raceway, Melbourne Sound System – Clair Brothers 32 x Clair S4 Speaker Cabinets, each containing: 2 […]

Fleetwood Mac 1977

Rumours was released on the 4th of February 1977 and on 28 February, after rehearsing at SIR Studios in Los Angeles, Fleetwood Mac started a seven month-long promotional tour of America. In late 1977 they arrived in Australia and headlined the massive outdoor “Rockarena” shows in Sydney and Melbourne. They also played smaller indoor shows […]

Bryan Ferry 1977

Tour Dates 1977 May 12 Festival Hall Brisbane May 15, 16 Hordern Pavilion Sydney May 19, 20 Festival Hall Melbourne May 25 Apollo Theatre Adelaide May 30 Entertainment Centre Perth

Alice Cooper 1977

The Welcome To My Nightmare Tour began in spring of 1975 and continued until 1977 when Alice brought the show to Australia and New Zealand. Jands Production Services provided audio and lighting for the tour. The elaborate travelling stage set included a large gothic looking bed in the center of the stage. There were huge […]

Abba Tour 1977

When Abba toured, in 1977, Jands supplied the sound, lighting and a custom built hydraulic stage that was used to raise and lower the 17 piece Australian orchestra who provided backing for several songs including “Dancing Queenrdquo; In a radio interview, after the Melbourne concert, reporter Don McLean said: “…a big speaker bank either side […]

Rod Stewart 1977

Rod Stewart toured Australia, for the first time, in early 1977. His Sydney concert set a new attendance record of 32,000 at the RAS Showground. Sound System FOH Console Jands 24 / 16 / 2 mixer Effects 27 band stereo graphic eq 2 x DBX 160 limiters 2 x Jands. 4-way crossovers Amplifiers 8 x […]