Billie Eilish adds Australia and New Zealand leg to ‘Happier Than Ever’ world tour

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The pop megastar will make his way under next September

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Billie Eilish has announced a new suite of dates for her upcoming world tour, which will take the pop megastar to Australia and New Zealand next September.

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The five-day leg is set to kick off on Thursday 8 September at Spark Arena in Auckland, before Eilish and his crew leave for Australia for shows in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth.

Ticket sales for all dates will go live next Friday (October 15) at 11 a.m. local time, with presale running through Monday (October 11). More details on those are available from the site made for the tour.

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Eilish has also joined hands with environmental nonprofits. echo To make the tour “climate positive”, a statement said.[eliminate] significantly higher emissions than the tour”.

Each show will host a popup arena – branded the Billie Eilish Action Village – focused on climate action and justice, which aims to “host a broader event through local and global environmental organizations as well as REVERB’s musical Climate Revolution campaign, and to support”.

According to REVERB: “In addition to reducing the tour’s environmental footprint, the initiative will support projects that directly and measurably eliminate greenhouse gases.”

The show’s new round of shows comes on the back of a massive world tour announced at the beginning of the year, with more than 50 dates split between the UK and US in the first half of 2020. The UK jaunt is particularly hyped, with Eilish playing six arenas. Show in London alone.

The world tour comes in support of Eilish’s second album, Happier Than Ever, which landed in July to widespread acclaim. In a five star review, Granthshala L Hunt said that it “completely establishes Billie Eilish as one of the most important pop artists of his generation – and, better still, does so without repeating a single trick from the first time that made him stand out.” Turned life upside down”.

The album’s singles include ‘My Future’, ‘Soare I Am’, ‘Your Power’, ‘Lost Cause’ and ‘NDA’ as well as its title track. With a concert film after the release last month, Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles.

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Earlier this week, it was announced that Eilish would head to next year’s Glastonbury Festival, making her the youngest solo artist to top the festival’s bill. The news came soon after her headline set at the Austin City Limits Festival, during which she denounced Texas’ newly enacted anti-abortion laws.

The singer has been a staple of the 2021 festival circuit; In addition to his Austin City Limits set, Eilish has given headline performances at the likes of Life Is Beautiful and the iHeartRadio Music Festival. On his set leading up to last month’s Governors Ball, he called on festival security to “not pay attention” to its rowdy spectators.

Also this month, Eilish was confirmed to voice Sally in a pair of live-to-film concert performances. Nightmare before Christmas, is due in Los Angeles at the end of October.

Elsewhere in 2021, Eilish is flexing his entrepreneurial muscles—in September alone, he launched his own vegan Air Jordan sneakers and a branded Amazon Echo Studio speaker.

The dates for Billie Eilish’s 2022 Australian and New Zealand tour are:

September
Thursday 8 – Auckland, Spark Arena
Tuesday 13 – Sydney, Kudos Bank Arena
Saturday 17 – Brisbane, Recreation Center
Thursday 22 – Melbourne, Rod Laver Arenas
Thursday 29 – Perth, RAC Arena

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