Fred Again Sells-Out Australian Arena Tour In ‘a Matter of Hours’

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Fred Again has done it again, selling out all six of his Australian arena shows within hours of the tour announcement.

The Grammy Award-winning British producer and artist this week announced three-night stands at both Sydney’s 22,000-capacity Qudos Bank Arena and Melbourne’s 15,000-capacity Rod Laver Arena, and a pop-up show on the Gold Coast, south of Brisbane, at a venue yet to be announced.

Over 1 million fans virtually queued for tickets, snapping up more than 100,000 tickets in “a matter of hours” for a sell-out, according to reports for Handsome Tours, which is presented the tour with sister companies Laneway Presents, TEG Live and Astral People.



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With his forthcoming run of Australia, Fred Again (real name Fred Gibson) has taken the concept of a snap tour announcement to another level.

On Tuesday (Feb. 27), Fred announced a surprise performance at Sydney’s Opera House for that evening via his Instagram, and sold out it “emphatically,” say reps for TEG-affiliated Handsome Tours, with over 145,000 people queuing for less than 3,000 tickets. The one-off show at the Opera House’s Concert Hall set the record for the largest on-sale demand for the iconic venue — all within a 24-hour timeframe.

Off the back of that pop-up show, the full-scale tour announce which too has sold out. All dates will feature support from JOY (ANONYMOUS), who debuted new, unreleased music at Fred’s Sydney Opera House special.

Fred Again has a special — and deep — connection with Australian music fans.

He made his live debut here in January 2023, performing sets at Laneway Festival, selling-out headline shows, and unleashing surprise DJ pop-ups that reportedly sold-out in under 5 seconds, including a set at Sydney’s 5,500-capacity Hordern Pavilion. Last year, he was the most played artist on the triple j, the national youth-focused radio network.

Fred Again Australia Tour 2024:
March 4 — Rod Laver Arena Melbourne Tickets (SOLD OUT)
March 5 — Rod Laver Arena Melbourne Tickets (SOLD OUT)
March 6 — Rod Laver Arena Melbourne Tickets (SOLD OUT)
March 9 — Gold Coast pop-up (venue TBC) (SOLD OUT)
March 12 — Qudos Bank Arena Sydney Tickets (SOLD OUT)
March 13 — Qudos Bank Arena Sydney Tickets (SOLD OUT)
March 14 — Qudos Bank Arena Sydney (SOLD OUT)

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