Here's The Ultimate Guide To Australia's Music Festivals & Huge Gigs For 2021/2022

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  • Here's The Ultimate Guide To Australia's Music Festivals & Huge Gigs For 2021/2022
    POSTED Nov 18 2021

    Splendour In The Grass
    Splendour In The Grass. Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images.

    After what feels like an eternity, music festival announcements are back, and announcements are only set to increase over the coming weeks and months. To help you plan out what your calendar is set to look like heading into 2022, we've put together our selection of must-see events, so you can start putting money into your live music fund (maybe $2 for every Zoom meeting you have to still go to?).

    Field Day

    When & where is it: New Year's Day, 2022, The Domain, Sydney

    Line-up:
    Allday
    Anna Lunoe
    ASHWARYA
    Choomba
    Golden Features
    Hayden James
    Hot Dub Time Machine
    Mallrat
    Masked Wolf
    MAY-A
    Peking Duk
    + more to be announced

    Why you should go: One stage, no clashes, all-Australian music. If you're a fan of electronic, hip-hop or pop music, then why not say goodbye to 2021 and ring in 2022 with some live music at an iconic Sydney music venue? You know it makes sense.

    Ticket link: https://fieldday.com.au/

    Summer Camp

    When & where is it: 
    Saturday, February 26th - Darwin Showgrounds, Darwin, NT
    Sunday, February 27th - Centennial Park, Sydney, NSW
    Sunday, March 6th  - Reunion Park, Melbourne, VIC
    Monday, March 7th – The Ice Cream Factory, Perth, WA

    Line-up: 
    Years & Years (UK) (Syd, Melb, Perth only)
    Big Freedia (USA)
    The Veronicas
    Cub Sport
    Ladyhawke
    Confidence Man
    JessB (NZ)
    Kinder
    Sycco
    The Merindas
    Halfqueen (DJ)
    Jawbreakers
    Yo Mafia
    and more to be announced

    Why you should go: If you're looking for a way to celebrate Pride, then this is the place to be. It's a great mix of international and Australian acts, with over 150 DJs, drag queens and dancers also set to be there. 

    Website link: https://summercampfestival.com.au/

    Yours And Owls

    When & where is it: 
    Saturday, April 2nd to Sunday, April 3rd, 2022, Dalton Park, Wollongong

    Line-up: 
    Hilltop Hoods
    Benee
    Bliss N Eso
    Flight Facilities
    The Jungle Giants
    Peking Duk
    Violent Soho
    (The Return Of) Faker
    Harvey Sutherland
    Jack River
    Lastlings
    Late Nite Tuff Guy
    LDRU
    Luca Brasi
    Hiatus Kaiyote
    Ruby Fields
    San Cisco
    Arno Faraji
    Barkaa
    Big Twisty & The Funknasty
    Budjerah
    The Buoys
    Fergus James
    Floodlights
    Hope D
    Jen Cloher
    Karate Boogaloo
    King Stingray
    The Meanies
    Miiesha
    Ninajirachi
    Nyxen
    Private Function
    Surprise Chef
    Sycco
    The Terrys
    Vlossom
    1300
    Alter Boy
    Babitha
    Bakers Eddy
    Boom Child
    Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys
    Clamm
    Clypso
    C.O.F.F.I.N
    Death By Denim
    Good Lekker
    Nooky
    Rest For The Wicked
    The Rions
    Shady Nasty
    Sophiya
    To Octavia

    Why you should go: Yours And Owls is always a great time, and this 2022 edition is looking particularly special. It's a mostly-Australian line-up, and there's truly something for everyone on this line-up. Go on, you know you want to head along.

    Website link: https://yoursandowls.com.au/

    Party In The Apocalypse

    When & where is it: 
    Friday, December 3rd to Saturday, December 4th, Churchill Park, Launceston, Tasmania

    Line-up:
    Lime Cordiale
    Dune Rats
    Cub Sport
    San Cisco
    Methyl Ethel
    Luca Brasi
    Ruby Fields
    Sycco
    King Stingray
    Sumner
    Sly Withers
    Teenage Joans
    Noah Dillon
    Chase City
    The Sleepyheads
    Denni
    Lennon Wells
    Tom Fowkes
    Jeqa
    World Class Cinema

    Why you should go: The spiritual successor to Party In The Paddock, Party In The Apocalypse is set to showcase some of Australia's best artists, all converging on the Apple Isle for a two-day non-camping event that'll blow your socks off.

    Website link: https://partyintheapocalypse.oztix.com.au/

    Beyond The City

    When & where is it:
    Thursday, December 30th to Friday, December 31st, Sydney Myer Music Bowl & Kings Domain Gardens, Melbourne

    Line-up:
    December 30th
    PNAU
    Spacey Jane
    Allday
    C. Frim
    Choomba
    Dameeeela
    Elizabeth Cambage
    Eves Karydas
    JK-47
    Jordan Brando
    Lovebirds
    Mallrat
    Motez
    Running Touch
    Sophiegrophy
    Sycco
    Telenova
    Torren Foot

    December 31st
    Hayden James
    Lime Cordiale
    Alice Ivy
    Ball Park Music
    BOO SEEKA
    Bradley Zero
    Cosmo’s Midnight
    Crescendoll
    Hot Dub Time Machine
    IJALE
    Jaguar Jonze
    jamesjamesjames
    Jennifer Loveless
    King Stingray
    Kye
    Lastlings
    Loods
    Nina Las Vegas
    Pretty Girl
    Skin On Skin
    Willaris. K
    X CLUB

    Why you should go: While Beyond The Valley is usually a regional affair, the team behind BTV are putting on Beyond The City to help end 2021 in style. It's set to take place at the iconic Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne, as well as Kings Domain Gardens. Where else would you want to celebrate New Year's Eve?

    Website link: https://www.beyondthevalley.com.au/

    UNIFY Gathering 2022

    When & where is it:
    Thursday, January 20th to Sunday, January 23rd 2022, Tarwin Lower, South Gippsland, VIC

    Line-up:
    The Amity Affliction | Violent Soho
    Alpha Wolf
    Banks Arcade
    Bugs
    Bloom
    Dream On Dreamer
    Gravemind
    The Last Martyr
    Ocean Grove
    Plini
    Pridelands
    RedHook
    Short Stack
    Starve
    Stepson
    Teen Jesus & The Jean Teasers
    Teenage Joans
    Thornhill
    To Octavia
    WAAX
    Wildheart
    Yours Truly
    + More to be announced

    Why you should go: This is one for the heavy music lovers. The line-up is a who's who of Australian rock and metal, and it's set to be a huge weekend of moshpits and breakdowns. 

    Website link: https://www.unifygathering.com/

    Billie Eilish

    When & where is it:
    Tuesday, September 13th, 2022 - Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, NSW
    Wednesday, September 14th, 2022 - Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, NSW
    Thursday, September 15th, 2022 - Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, NSW
    Saturday, September 17th, 2022 - Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, QLD
    Sunday, September 18th, 2022 - Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, QLD
    Thursday, September 22nd, 2022 - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, VIC
    Friday, September 23rd, 2022 - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, VIC
    Saturday, September 24th, 2022 - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, VIC
    Thursday, September 29th, 2022 - RAC Arena, Perth, WA
    Friday, September 30th, 2022 - RAC Arena, Perth, WA

    Why you should go: Billie was last in Australia in 2019, and since then she's become one of the biggest pop stars in the world. These shows are a chance to hear her new album, Happier Than Ever, live, as well as be part of her ever-growing legacy.

    Website link: https://www.livenation.com.au/artist-billie-eilish-1023341

    Tame Impala

    When & where is it:
    Tuesday, October 18th - Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane (All Ages)
    Thursday, October 20th - Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney (All Ages)
    Saturday, October 22nd - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne (All Ages)
    Sunday, October 23rd - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne (All Ages)
    Wednesday, October 26th - Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide (All Ages)
    Saturday, October 29th - RAC Arena, Perth (All Ages)

    Why you should go: We've been waiting for these shows for a while now, and they'll finally be going again in October 2022. Tame Impala have been busy performing overseas, and this'll be a chance for Australian fans to hear tracks from their recent album The Slow Rush live, as well as their other countless hits. Genesis Owusu and Sycco will also be along for the ride, meaning that'll be wall-to-wall greatness at each gig.

    Website link: http://official.tameimpala.com/

    The Wombats

    When & where is it:
    Sunday, June 5th (Public Holiday Eve) – HBF Stadium, Perth WA
    Tuesday, June 7th – Hobart City Hall, Hobart TAS
    Thursday, June 9th – Adelaide Entertainment Centre Theatre, Adelaide SA
    Friday, June 10th – John Cain Arena, Melbourne VIC
    Saturday, June 11th – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney NSW
    Wednesday, June 15th – UC Refectory, Canberra ACT
    Friday, June 17th – Riverstage, Brisbane QLD

    Why you should go: Before the pandemic hit, the Wombats made Australia a home away from home, but it's been a long while between drinks. The band will be back in June 2022 to play songs from their upcoming 5th album, Fix Yourself, Not The World, and this tour is one of the strongest signs yet that the world is returning to normal.

    Website link: https://www.secretsounds.com/tours/the-wombats-tickets-2022/

    Justin Bieber

    When & where is it:
    Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022 - HBF Park, Perth
    Saturday, November 26th, 2022 - Marvel Stadium, Melbourne
    Wednesday, November 30th, 2022 - Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney
    Saturday, December 3rd, 2022 - Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

    Why you should go: Justin Bieber is still one of the biggest pop stars in the world, and we've been waiting for him to return to Australia for a few years now. His 2021 album, Justice, featured Australia's very own The Kid LAROI, and has quickly become a fan-favourite. Speaking about the tour, Justin says, “We’ve been working hard to create the best show we’ve ever done, and we can’t wait to share it with fans around the world. I’ll see you soon", and these tour dates are set to be big.

    Website link: https://www.frontiertouring.com/justinbieber

    Tyler, The Creator

    When & where is it:
    Tuesday, July 26th – RAC Arena, Perth
    Friday, July 29th – Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney
    Tuesday, August 2nd – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne

    Why you should go: While Tyler's in the country for Splendour In The Grass, he'll be playing a trio of shows in Perth, Sydney and Melbourne. It's his first Australian headline tour in eight years, and it's fair to say a lot's changed since he was last year. Don't miss your chance to catch songs from Call Me If You Get Lost live!

    Website link: https://www.frontiertouring.com/tylerthecreator

    Glass Animals

    When & where is it:
    Thursday, July 14th - HBF Stadium, Perth
    Saturday, July 16th , Hordern Pavilion, Sydney
    Tuesday, July 19th, John Cain Arena, Melbourne

    Why you should go: After the global success of Heat Waves, which won the Hottest 100 at the start of 2021, Glass Animals are finally making a trek Down Under. These are some seriously big shows, and we're looking forward to hearing the tracks from Dreamland played live. It's been a long time coming!

    Website link: https://opensource.glassanimals.com/

    RÜFÜS DU SOL

    When & where is it: 
    SAT NOV 26TH | BRISBANE SHOWGROUNDS, BRISBANE, QLD | 18+
    FRI DEC 2ND | THE DOMAIN, SYDNEY, NSW | 18+ [SOLD OUT]
    SAT DEC  3RD | THE DOMAIN, SYDNEY, NSW | 18+ **NEW SHOW ADDED
    SAT DEC 10TH | ELLIS PARK / TAMPAWARDLI, ADELAIDE, SA | 18+
    THU DEC 15TH | FLEMINGTON RACECOURSE, MELBOURNE, VIC | 18+ [SOLD OUT]
    FRI DEC 16TH | FLEMINGTON RACECOURSE, MELBOURNE, VIC | 18+ **NEW SHOW ADDED
    SAT DEC 17TH | LANGLEY PARK, PERTH, WA | 18+ 

    Why you should go: RÜFÜS DU SOL have just released their new albumSurrender, and this is the first time in a while they'll be playing some shows in Australia. They've been playing some huge gigs overseas, and you'll want to be there for this triumphant return to Australia.

    Website link: https://www.rufusdusol.com/

    The Killers

    When & where is it: 
    Tuesday, November 29th– Brisbane Entertainment Centre
    Saturday, December 3rd – Peter Lehmann, Barossa Valley
    Tuesday, December 6th – RAC Arena, Perth
    Saturday, December 10th – Mt Duneed Estate, Geelong
    Tuesday, December 13th – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
    Saturday, December 17th – Hope Estate, Hunter Valley
    Monday, December 19th – Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney

    Why you should go: The Killers haven't made their way to Australia since 2018, which feels like way too long. If you haven't been to one of their gigs before, then it's time to change that on this tour.

    Website link: https://www.frontiertouring.com/thekillers

    Flight Facilities

    When & where is it: 

    Saturday, March 12th - Red Hill Auditorium, Perth
    Saturday, March 19th - AIRFIELDS, Victoria Park, Sydney
    Saturday, March 26th - Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne
    Saturday, April 2nd - Riverstage, Brisbane
    Thursday, April 7th - Hobart City Hall, Hobart
    Saturday, April 9th - Bonython Park, Adelaide
    Saturday, April 23rd - Darwin Amphitheatre, Darwin

    Why you should go: Flight Facilities always put on one hell of a party, and this tour is shaping up to be especially big. They're bringing along a huge range of Australian artists for each tour date, including AIRFIELDS, a hometown event that's set to go off.

    Website link: https://flightfacilities.com/tour

    Tiësto 

    When & where is it:

    Friday March 11th – The Dome Olympic Park, Sydney
    Saturday March 12th – BRC Doomben, Brisbane
    Sunday March 13th – Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne

    Why you should go: Tiësto is one of the biggest names in EDM, and his shows are always high-energy affairs. If you're looking for a gig where you can dance the night away, then going to one of Tiësto's shows is just the ticket (pun intended).

    Website link: https://premier.ticketek.com.au/Shows/Show.aspx?sh=TIESTO22

    Yungblud

    When & where is it: 

    Saturday July 23rd – Brisbane, Fortitude Music Hall
    Sunday July 24th – Adelaide, Thebarton Theatre
    Wednesday July 27th – Sydney, Hordern Pavilion
    Thursday July 28th – Melbourne, John Cain Arena
    Saturday July 30th – Perth, Astor Theatre

    Why you should go: Yungblud's live shows are always chaotic, and always fun. These shows have been a long time coming, with Yungblud attempting to put on some shows in 2021, before being forced to postpone. The tour will include his first-ever headline show in Perth, which is great news for WA fans of Yungblud.

    Website link: https://www.secretsounds.com/tours/yungblud-tickets-2022/

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Splendour In The Grass
Splendour In The Grass. Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images.

After what feels like an eternity, music festival announcements are back, and announcements are only set to increase over the coming weeks and months. To help you plan out what your calendar is set to look like heading into 2022, we've put together our selection of must-see events, so you can start putting money into your live music fund (maybe $2 for every Zoom meeting you have to still go to?).

Field Day

When & where is it: New Year's Day, 2022, The Domain, Sydney

Line-up:
Allday
Anna Lunoe
ASHWARYA
Choomba
Golden Features
Hayden James
Hot Dub Time Machine
Mallrat
Masked Wolf
MAY-A
Peking Duk
+ more to be announced

Why you should go: One stage, no clashes, all-Australian music. If you're a fan of electronic, hip-hop or pop music, then why not say goodbye to 2021 and ring in 2022 with some live music at an iconic Sydney music venue? You know it makes sense.

Ticket link: https://fieldday.com.au/

Summer Camp

When & where is it: 
Saturday, February 26th - Darwin Showgrounds, Darwin, NT
Sunday, February 27th - Centennial Park, Sydney, NSW
Sunday, March 6th  - Reunion Park, Melbourne, VIC
Monday, March 7th – The Ice Cream Factory, Perth, WA

Line-up: 
Years & Years (UK) (Syd, Melb, Perth only)
Big Freedia (USA)
The Veronicas
Cub Sport
Ladyhawke
Confidence Man
JessB (NZ)
Kinder
Sycco
The Merindas
Halfqueen (DJ)
Jawbreakers
Yo Mafia
and more to be announced

Why you should go: If you're looking for a way to celebrate Pride, then this is the place to be. It's a great mix of international and Australian acts, with over 150 DJs, drag queens and dancers also set to be there. 

Website link: https://summercampfestival.com.au/

Yours And Owls

When & where is it: 
Saturday, April 2nd to Sunday, April 3rd, 2022, Dalton Park, Wollongong

Line-up: 
Hilltop Hoods
Benee
Bliss N Eso
Flight Facilities
The Jungle Giants
Peking Duk
Violent Soho
(The Return Of) Faker
Harvey Sutherland
Jack River
Lastlings
Late Nite Tuff Guy
LDRU
Luca Brasi
Hiatus Kaiyote
Ruby Fields
San Cisco
Arno Faraji
Barkaa
Big Twisty & The Funknasty
Budjerah
The Buoys
Fergus James
Floodlights
Hope D
Jen Cloher
Karate Boogaloo
King Stingray
The Meanies
Miiesha
Ninajirachi
Nyxen
Private Function
Surprise Chef
Sycco
The Terrys
Vlossom
1300
Alter Boy
Babitha
Bakers Eddy
Boom Child
Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys
Clamm
Clypso
C.O.F.F.I.N
Death By Denim
Good Lekker
Nooky
Rest For The Wicked
The Rions
Shady Nasty
Sophiya
To Octavia

Why you should go: Yours And Owls is always a great time, and this 2022 edition is looking particularly special. It's a mostly-Australian line-up, and there's truly something for everyone on this line-up. Go on, you know you want to head along.

Website link: https://yoursandowls.com.au/

Party In The Apocalypse

When & where is it: 
Friday, December 3rd to Saturday, December 4th, Churchill Park, Launceston, Tasmania

Line-up:
Lime Cordiale
Dune Rats
Cub Sport
San Cisco
Methyl Ethel
Luca Brasi
Ruby Fields
Sycco
King Stingray
Sumner
Sly Withers
Teenage Joans
Noah Dillon
Chase City
The Sleepyheads
Denni
Lennon Wells
Tom Fowkes
Jeqa
World Class Cinema

Why you should go: The spiritual successor to Party In The Paddock, Party In The Apocalypse is set to showcase some of Australia's best artists, all converging on the Apple Isle for a two-day non-camping event that'll blow your socks off.

Website link: https://partyintheapocalypse.oztix.com.au/

Beyond The City

When & where is it:
Thursday, December 30th to Friday, December 31st, Sydney Myer Music Bowl & Kings Domain Gardens, Melbourne

Line-up:
December 30th
PNAU
Spacey Jane
Allday
C. Frim
Choomba
Dameeeela
Elizabeth Cambage
Eves Karydas
JK-47
Jordan Brando
Lovebirds
Mallrat
Motez
Running Touch
Sophiegrophy
Sycco
Telenova
Torren Foot

December 31st
Hayden James
Lime Cordiale
Alice Ivy
Ball Park Music
BOO SEEKA
Bradley Zero
Cosmo’s Midnight
Crescendoll
Hot Dub Time Machine
IJALE
Jaguar Jonze
jamesjamesjames
Jennifer Loveless
King Stingray
Kye
Lastlings
Loods
Nina Las Vegas
Pretty Girl
Skin On Skin
Willaris. K
X CLUB

Why you should go: While Beyond The Valley is usually a regional affair, the team behind BTV are putting on Beyond The City to help end 2021 in style. It's set to take place at the iconic Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne, as well as Kings Domain Gardens. Where else would you want to celebrate New Year's Eve?

Website link: https://www.beyondthevalley.com.au/

UNIFY Gathering 2022

When & where is it:
Thursday, January 20th to Sunday, January 23rd 2022, Tarwin Lower, South Gippsland, VIC

Line-up:
The Amity Affliction | Violent Soho
Alpha Wolf
Banks Arcade
Bugs
Bloom
Dream On Dreamer
Gravemind
The Last Martyr
Ocean Grove
Plini
Pridelands
RedHook
Short Stack
Starve
Stepson
Teen Jesus & The Jean Teasers
Teenage Joans
Thornhill
To Octavia
WAAX
Wildheart
Yours Truly
+ More to be announced

Why you should go: This is one for the heavy music lovers. The line-up is a who's who of Australian rock and metal, and it's set to be a huge weekend of moshpits and breakdowns. 

Website link: https://www.unifygathering.com/

Billie Eilish

When & where is it:
Tuesday, September 13th, 2022 - Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, NSW
Wednesday, September 14th, 2022 - Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, NSW
Thursday, September 15th, 2022 - Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, NSW
Saturday, September 17th, 2022 - Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, QLD
Sunday, September 18th, 2022 - Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, QLD
Thursday, September 22nd, 2022 - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, VIC
Friday, September 23rd, 2022 - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, VIC
Saturday, September 24th, 2022 - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday, September 29th, 2022 - RAC Arena, Perth, WA
Friday, September 30th, 2022 - RAC Arena, Perth, WA

Why you should go: Billie was last in Australia in 2019, and since then she's become one of the biggest pop stars in the world. These shows are a chance to hear her new album, Happier Than Ever, live, as well as be part of her ever-growing legacy.

Website link: https://www.livenation.com.au/artist-billie-eilish-1023341

Tame Impala

When & where is it:
Tuesday, October 18th - Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane (All Ages)
Thursday, October 20th - Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney (All Ages)
Saturday, October 22nd - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne (All Ages)
Sunday, October 23rd - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne (All Ages)
Wednesday, October 26th - Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide (All Ages)
Saturday, October 29th - RAC Arena, Perth (All Ages)

Why you should go: We've been waiting for these shows for a while now, and they'll finally be going again in October 2022. Tame Impala have been busy performing overseas, and this'll be a chance for Australian fans to hear tracks from their recent album The Slow Rush live, as well as their other countless hits. Genesis Owusu and Sycco will also be along for the ride, meaning that'll be wall-to-wall greatness at each gig.

Website link: http://official.tameimpala.com/

The Wombats

When & where is it:
Sunday, June 5th (Public Holiday Eve) – HBF Stadium, Perth WA
Tuesday, June 7th – Hobart City Hall, Hobart TAS
Thursday, June 9th – Adelaide Entertainment Centre Theatre, Adelaide SA
Friday, June 10th – John Cain Arena, Melbourne VIC
Saturday, June 11th – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney NSW
Wednesday, June 15th – UC Refectory, Canberra ACT
Friday, June 17th – Riverstage, Brisbane QLD

Why you should go: Before the pandemic hit, the Wombats made Australia a home away from home, but it's been a long while between drinks. The band will be back in June 2022 to play songs from their upcoming 5th album, Fix Yourself, Not The World, and this tour is one of the strongest signs yet that the world is returning to normal.

Website link: https://www.secretsounds.com/tours/the-wombats-tickets-2022/

Justin Bieber

When & where is it:
Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022 - HBF Park, Perth
Saturday, November 26th, 2022 - Marvel Stadium, Melbourne
Wednesday, November 30th, 2022 - Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney
Saturday, December 3rd, 2022 - Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

Why you should go: Justin Bieber is still one of the biggest pop stars in the world, and we've been waiting for him to return to Australia for a few years now. His 2021 album, Justice, featured Australia's very own The Kid LAROI, and has quickly become a fan-favourite. Speaking about the tour, Justin says, “We’ve been working hard to create the best show we’ve ever done, and we can’t wait to share it with fans around the world. I’ll see you soon", and these tour dates are set to be big.

Website link: https://www.frontiertouring.com/justinbieber

Tyler, The Creator

When & where is it:
Tuesday, July 26th – RAC Arena, Perth
Friday, July 29th – Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney
Tuesday, August 2nd – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne

Why you should go: While Tyler's in the country for Splendour In The Grass, he'll be playing a trio of shows in Perth, Sydney and Melbourne. It's his first Australian headline tour in eight years, and it's fair to say a lot's changed since he was last year. Don't miss your chance to catch songs from Call Me If You Get Lost live!

Website link: https://www.frontiertouring.com/tylerthecreator

Glass Animals

When & where is it:
Thursday, July 14th - HBF Stadium, Perth
Saturday, July 16th , Hordern Pavilion, Sydney
Tuesday, July 19th, John Cain Arena, Melbourne

Why you should go: After the global success of Heat Waves, which won the Hottest 100 at the start of 2021, Glass Animals are finally making a trek Down Under. These are some seriously big shows, and we're looking forward to hearing the tracks from Dreamland played live. It's been a long time coming!

Website link: https://opensource.glassanimals.com/

RÜFÜS DU SOL

When & where is it: 
SAT NOV 26TH | BRISBANE SHOWGROUNDS, BRISBANE, QLD | 18+
FRI DEC 2ND | THE DOMAIN, SYDNEY, NSW | 18+ [SOLD OUT]
SAT DEC  3RD | THE DOMAIN, SYDNEY, NSW | 18+ **NEW SHOW ADDED
SAT DEC 10TH | ELLIS PARK / TAMPAWARDLI, ADELAIDE, SA | 18+
THU DEC 15TH | FLEMINGTON RACECOURSE, MELBOURNE, VIC | 18+ [SOLD OUT]
FRI DEC 16TH | FLEMINGTON RACECOURSE, MELBOURNE, VIC | 18+ **NEW SHOW ADDED
SAT DEC 17TH | LANGLEY PARK, PERTH, WA | 18+ 

Why you should go: RÜFÜS DU SOL have just released their new albumSurrender, and this is the first time in a while they'll be playing some shows in Australia. They've been playing some huge gigs overseas, and you'll want to be there for this triumphant return to Australia.

Website link: https://www.rufusdusol.com/

The Killers

When & where is it: 
Tuesday, November 29th– Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Saturday, December 3rd – Peter Lehmann, Barossa Valley
Tuesday, December 6th – RAC Arena, Perth
Saturday, December 10th – Mt Duneed Estate, Geelong
Tuesday, December 13th – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
Saturday, December 17th – Hope Estate, Hunter Valley
Monday, December 19th – Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney

Why you should go: The Killers haven't made their way to Australia since 2018, which feels like way too long. If you haven't been to one of their gigs before, then it's time to change that on this tour.

Website link: https://www.frontiertouring.com/thekillers

Flight Facilities

When & where is it: 

Saturday, March 12th - Red Hill Auditorium, Perth
Saturday, March 19th - AIRFIELDS, Victoria Park, Sydney
Saturday, March 26th - Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne
Saturday, April 2nd - Riverstage, Brisbane
Thursday, April 7th - Hobart City Hall, Hobart
Saturday, April 9th - Bonython Park, Adelaide
Saturday, April 23rd - Darwin Amphitheatre, Darwin

Why you should go: Flight Facilities always put on one hell of a party, and this tour is shaping up to be especially big. They're bringing along a huge range of Australian artists for each tour date, including AIRFIELDS, a hometown event that's set to go off.

Website link: https://flightfacilities.com/tour

Tiësto 

When & where is it:

Friday March 11th – The Dome Olympic Park, Sydney
Saturday March 12th – BRC Doomben, Brisbane
Sunday March 13th – Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne

Why you should go: Tiësto is one of the biggest names in EDM, and his shows are always high-energy affairs. If you're looking for a gig where you can dance the night away, then going to one of Tiësto's shows is just the ticket (pun intended).

Website link: https://premier.ticketek.com.au/Shows/Show.aspx?sh=TIESTO22

Yungblud

When & where is it: 

Saturday July 23rd – Brisbane, Fortitude Music Hall
Sunday July 24th – Adelaide, Thebarton Theatre
Wednesday July 27th – Sydney, Hordern Pavilion
Thursday July 28th – Melbourne, John Cain Arena
Saturday July 30th – Perth, Astor Theatre

Why you should go: Yungblud's live shows are always chaotic, and always fun. These shows have been a long time coming, with Yungblud attempting to put on some shows in 2021, before being forced to postpone. The tour will include his first-ever headline show in Perth, which is great news for WA fans of Yungblud.

Website link: https://www.secretsounds.com/tours/yungblud-tickets-2022/

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