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Public Enemy Are Coming to Australia & New Zealand

Public Enemy will be supported by A.B. Original in Australia and Melodownz in New Zealand

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The legendary Public Enemy are coming to Australia and New Zealand this year.

The hip hop revolutionaries will bring their ‘On the Grid 35th Anniversary Tour’ to Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle, Brisbane, and Auckland this October (see full dates below).

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, July 2nd at 10am local time. The Telstra pre-sale begins on Friday, June 28th at 10am local time, while the Promoter, Venue, and Ticketek pre-sales begins on Monday, July 1st at 10am local time.

Formed in 1985, Chuck D and Flavor Flav have been two of the loudest voices in hip hop over the past four decades. They were honoured in 2013 with induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Public Enemy’s impact has extended far beyond music, with the hip hop group being at the forefront of the fight against racial injustice and inequality in the US and beyond, using their powerful platform for good.

They’ll be joined on their Australian tour by local hip hop duo A.B. Original, who have a lot in common with their upcoming touring mates. The duo of Briggs and Trials have used their music to address racial, societal, and systemic injustice in Australia, and the Indigenous artists have proudly spoken up for the First Nations people in their songs.

West Auckland icon Melodownz will provide support at their one and only New Zealand show, fresh from winning three awards at the 2023 Pacific Music Awards, including Best Male Artist.

Public Enemy 2024 Australia & New Zealand Tour

Supported by A.B. Original (Australia) & Melodownz (New Zealand)

Telstra pre-sale begins Friday, June 28th (10am local time)
Promoter, Venue & Ticketek pre-sale begins Monday, July 1st (10am local time)
General sale begins Tuesday, July 2nd (10am local time)

Tickets available here

Wednesday, October 2nd
Red Hill Auditorium, Perth, WA

Friday, October 4th
AEC Theatre, Adelaide, SA

Saturday, October 5th
John Cain Arena, Melbourne, VIC

Wednesday, October 9th
Hordern Pavilion, Sydney, NSW

Friday, October 11th
Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Newcastle, NSW

Saturday, October 12th
Eatons Hill Outdoor, Brisbane, QLD

Tuesday, October 15th
Trusts Arena, Auckland, NZ