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The Wake Up Jeff! Tour was a series of concerts performed throughout 1996. This was the first ever concert tour to be made into a full video, with the December 1996 concerts at the Seymour Centre, referred to as "The Wiggles' Wake Up Jeff Holiday Show" was released on video as Wiggledance! in 1997.

Tour dates

(Known dates only)

  • 26 January 1996 - Hyde Park, Sydney NSW
  • 26 January 1996 - Parramatta Park, Parramatta NSW (Australia Day Concert with John Williamson)
  • 8 February 1996 - Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne VIC (as part of the MCG Launch)
  • 1 April 1996 - Pittwater High School, Mona Vale NSW
  • 2 April 1996 - Revesby Workers Club, Revesby NSW
  • 3-4 April 1996 - Willoughby Town Hall, Chatswood NSW
  • 6 April 1996 - Crestwood High School, Baulkam Hills NSW
  • 16 April 1996 - Unknown venue, Moorabin VIC
  • 17 April 1996 - Unknown venue, Ivanhoe VIC
  • 18 April 1996 - Unknown venue, Ringwood VIC
  • 19 April 1996 - Royal Melbourne Showgrounds, Flemington VIC
  • 21 April 1996 - Australia's Wonderland, Sydney NSW (as part of Kidz Fest '96, along with Mike Jackson, and Barney, The Hooley Dooleys, and Gillian Eastoe [14 April])
  • 21 April 1996 - Randwick Labor Club, Randwick NSW (Note: Here's How We Do was a cabaret-style show based on the music of Gilbert & Sullivan, devised by Anthony Field and starring himself, Greg Page, Paul Paddick, Vanessa Fallon and the Marcellin Singers. A similar show was performed some time in February)
  • 31 May 1996 - Penrith Park, Penrith NSW (The Wiggles performed a few sing-along numbers at the opening to a rugby game between Penrith and South Queensland)
  • 1 July 1996 - Shellharbour Workers Club, Shellharbour NSW
  • 2 July 1996 - Hurstville Entertainment Centre, Hurstville NSW
  • 3 July 1996 - Unknown venue, Endensor Park NSW
  • 4 July 1996 - Rooty Hill RSL, Rooty Hill NSW
  • 5 July 1996 - Asquith Girls High School, Asquith NSW
  • 8 July 1996 - Randwick Girls High School, Randwick NSW
  • 9 July 1996 - Newcastle Workers Club, Newcastle NSW (Note: One source mistakenly lists The Wiggles as appearing at Randwick Girls on 9 July)
  • 18 August 1996 - The Domain, Sydney NSW (with Colin Buchanan as part of the Dairy Farmer's 95th Anniversary Country Fair)
  • 23 September 1996 - Hawthorn Town Hall, Hawthorn VIC
  • 24 September 1996 - Unknown venue, Springvale VIC
  • 25 September 1996 - Williamstown Town Hall, Williamstown VIC
  • 26 September 1996 (?) - Lilydale International Club, Lilydale VIC
  • 27 September 1996 (?) - Unknown venue, Broadmeadows VIC
  • 30 September 1996 - Unknown venue, Milsons Point NSW
  • 1 October 1996 - St Marys Senior High School, St Marys NSW
  • 2 October 1996 - Castle Hill RSL, Castle Hill NSW
  • 3 October 1996 - Sharks Leagues Club, Cronulla NSW
  • 5 October 1996 - Unknown venue, Gosford NSW
  • 20 October 1996 - Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney NSW (as part of the ABC at the SCG festival, along with the Bananas in Pyjamas, Play School, Sydney Youth Orchestra, ABC Country Concert, Sonora Galaxia and The Grace Knight Band)
  • 21 November 1996 - Chifley Plaza Shopping Mall, Sydney NSW (Note: The Wiggles were present with actress Gia Carides signing hearts for the Sydney City Mission's Christmas Hearts Appeal, it is unknown if they also played a concert)
  • 21 November 1996 - Sydney Exhibition Centre Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW (as part of the 2WS FM Variety Club Christmas Party for Special Chidren, along with Monica Trapaga and others)
  • 10, 16-19, 23 December 1996 - Seymour Centre, Chippendale NSW (referred to as the Wake Up Jeff Holiday Show) - Filmed for Wiggledance!
  • 30 January 1997 - Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith NSW

Setlist

  1. Rock-a-Bye Your Bear
  2. Can You (Point Your Fingers And Do The Twist?)
  3. Dorothy the Dinosaur
  4. Dorothy (Would You Like To Dance?)
  5. Vini Vini
  6. Wags the Dog
  7. Captain Feathersword Fell Asleep on His Pirate Ship (Quack Quack)
  8. Wake Up Jeff!
  9. Nya Nya Nya
  10. Five Little Joeys
  11. Baby Baluga
  12. Let's Have a Dance with Henry
  13. Romp Bomp A Stomp
  14. Hot Potato
  15. Get Ready To Wiggle
  16. Nya Nya Nya (Reprise)
The Wiggles concerts
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