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Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be: The Story of Bon Scott

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'Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be' is an acclaimed tribute to Australian rock musician and ACDC lead singer Bon Scott.

This popular production is coming to Canberra Theatre Centre for two shows only this Autumn; Friday 15th and Saturday 16th of May, 2015.

Presented by Wander Productions, 'Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be' explores Scott's journey from Scotland to Australia, through his hell-raising teenage years, to the many bands that came before his rise to fame with ACDC.

Courtesy of Wander Productions

Written by Andrew Barker (part of the team that created and promoted the Helpmann Award winning, Tex Perkins-starring 'Man In Black: The Johnny Cash Story') 'Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be' an extraordinary concert experience, led by the talented Nick Barker on vocals and as narrator.

Barker is supported by a 3 piece band, plucked from cream of Melbourne's music scene, including guitarist Justin Garner (Southpaw), bassist Alex Raunjak (Electric Mary) and drummer Steve (Venom) Brown.

Courtesy of Wander Productions

Told in two parts, Bon's early life and then the ACDC years, 'Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be' celebrates ACDC's legendary music and explores the heartbreak and life of Bon Scott - a quintessential rock and roll story that ended far too soon.

It's must-see event for all ACDC fans.

Tickets for this strictly limited season are now on sale through Canberra Theatre Centre; click here to proceed with a booking. Tickets range from $42 to $52.

For more information on 'Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be', please visit the Canberra Theatre Centre website.

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When: 15th and 16th of May
Where: Canberra Theatre Centre
Cost: $42 Concession, $52 Full price
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