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The Weeknd Extends Australian Tour

The Weeknd will now perform twice in Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney

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The Weeknd performs at London Stadium

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The Weeknd’s Australian tour just got a lot bigger.

The award-winning Canadian artist announced last week that he was bringing his global stadium tour to Australia and New Zealand this year. Stops in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, and Auckland through November and December were initially confirmed, and now The Weeknd has added another three dates due to overwhelming demand.

He’ll now perform in Brisbane on Tuesday, November 21st, Sydney on Saturday, November 25th, and Melbourne on Saturday, December 2nd, meaning he’ll perform twice in each city. The Weeknd will be supported by special guests Mike Dean and Chxrry22 on the upcoming tour.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 1st at staggered times – Melbourne from 10am, Brisbane from 11am, and Sydney from 12pm.

The Live Nation, Binance, ticket agent, and venue pre-sales begin on Thursday, August 31st at staggered times – Melbourne from 10am, Brisbane from 11am, and Sydney from 12pm. And Foxtel Rewards members can also access an exclusive pre-sale on Friday, September 1st at 10am local time.

Before reaching Australia and New Zealand, The Weeknd’s global stadium run has regularly been shattering records. The tour recently broke London Stadium’s attendance record thanks to 160,000 fans attending across two nights.

In France, The Weeknd’s shows in Nice, which sold 70,000 tickets across two shows, became the highest in the city’s history, while he became the first artist to sell out two nights at Milan’s Ippodromo La Maura in Italy.

A United Nations World Food Programme Goodwill Ambassador, The Weeknd – real name Abel Tesfaye – will again contribute funds from this new leg of his tour to the XO Humanitarian Fund, which supports the organisation’s response to the unprecedented global food crisis.

The Weeknd’s tour belatedly celebrates his 2020 album, After Hours, as well as his 2022 album, Dawn FM, both of which topped the albums charts in Australia and New Zealand.

The Weeknd 2023 Australia & New Zealand Tour

With special guests Mike Dean & Chxrry22

Tickets available via livenation.com.au or livenation.co.nz

Monday, November 20th
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, QLD

Tuesday, November 21st (NEW SHOW)
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, QLD

Friday, November 24th
Accor Stadium, Sydney, NSW

Saturday, November 25th (NEW SHOW)
Accor Stadium, Sydney, NSW

Friday, December 1st
Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, VIC

Saturday, December 2nd (NEW SHOW)
Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, VIC

Thursday, December 7th
Eden Park, Auckland, NZ