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Olivia Rodrigo Extends Australian Tour

Rodrigo will be supported on her Australian tour by special guest BENEE 

Olivia Rodrigo

Nick Walker

Olivia Rodrigo has added new shows to her upcoming Australian tour.

Rodrigo recently announced that she was bringing her world tour to Australia later this year, confirming shows in Melbourne and Sydney.

And due to overwhelming demand, the US pop superstar has now added two extra shows at both Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena and Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena (see full dates below).

Rodrigo will be supported at all Australian shows by special guest BENEE.

Rodrigo is touring the world in support of her second studio album, GUTS, which topped charts around the globe, including in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, and US. GUTS also topped many publications 2023 year-end lists, including Billboard and People.

In a recent episode of Rolling Stone Music Now, Angie Martoccio, who wrote our revealing cover story on Rodrigo, joined host Brian Hiatt to break down every track on GUTS, from the biting sarcasm of the opening track, “All-American Bitch”, to the tears-on-her-birthday-cake closer “Teenage Dream”, written about Rodrigo’s “fear of not being a teenager anymore.”

Check out the whole conversation here at the podcast provider of your choice, listen on Apple Podcasts or Spotify, or just press play above.

The episode also dug into what may be the two most controversial tracks on the album, “Lacy” and “The Grudge”. Some fans think “Lacy” might be about Rodrigo’s one-time romantic rival, Sabrina Carpenter, and that “The Grudge” could allude to an alleged feud with Taylor Swift— although the latter song could just as easily be about a breakup.

It’s worth noting that in Martoccio’s cover story, Rodrigo denied the existence of that feud. “I don’t have beef with anyone,” she said. “I’m very chill. I keep to myself. I have my four friends and my mom, and that’s really the only people I talk to, ever. There’s nothing to say… There’s so many Twitter conspiracy theories. I only look at alien-conspiracy theories.” And Swift, for her part, was seen applauding for Rodrigo at this week’s VMAs.

Olivia Rodrigo 2024 Australian Tour

With special guest BENEE

Ticket information available via livenation.com.au

October 9th
Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, VIC

October 10th
Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, VIC

October 13th (NEW SHOW)
Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, VIC

October 14th (NEW SHOW)
Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, VIC

October 17th
Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, NSW

October 18th
Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, NSW

October 21st (NEW SHOW)
Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, NSW

October 22nd (NEW SHOW)
Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, NSW