Busby Marou has been added to Brisbane Heat lineup
Queensland band Busby Marou has been added to the Brisbane Heat lineup for the club’s New Year’s Day clash on the Gold Coast against the Sydney Sixers.
The ‘Sound of Summer’ two-piece, consisting of Tom Busby and Jeremy Marou, will hit the Metricon Stadium stage during the innings break on January 1, playing songs from their recent hit album Postcards from the Shell House.
Postcards from the Shell House debuted at number one on the ARIA charts, with the band’s hit single ‘Sound of Summer’ the theme song for Channel 7’s 2018-19 cricket season coverage.
Gold Coast local and BBL fan Busby said the band couldn’t wait to play in front of what promises to be a fun and energetic crowd.
“This is the perfect way for us to launch into 2019. The Big Bash League on New Year’s Day on the Gold Coast – we probably couldn’t ask for a better atmosphere than that.
“This is our favourite time of year to be playing shows. It’s summer, the sun is out, and everyone is happy to be outdoors enjoying themselves. I'll be in my home town as well which will make it extra special.
“I have spoken to heaps of friends and family who are coming to the game, so it’s going to be a great day.”
Brisbane Heat General Manager Andrew McShea said:
“Having Busby Marou play on New Year’s Day is a perfect fit for us. They are a Queensland band who most of our family fan base will be familiar with, so it will add a new dimension to our match-day show.
“Each year we look to do something new to make our home games fun and entertaining for fans both new and existing to the BBL. This is the first time we have had a live band play, and we think it will create a unique and fun atmosphere on the Gold Coast,” McShea said.
The Heat’s clash with the Sixers is shaping up to be a pivotal one, with the club hoping to rebound from Saturday night’s loss to the Hobart Hurricanes.
Tickets are available through Ticketek.