TLC's 2024 Tour of Australia and New Zealand with Busta Rhymes and En Vogue Has Been Cancelled

Set to celebrate the 30th anniversary of 'CrazySexyCool', the Down Under shows have been scrapped due to "unforeseen circumstances".
Sarah Ward
January 19, 2024

If you were looking forward to diggin' on the best-selling American female group in history at their latest Australia and New Zealand live shows this February and March, we come bearing bad news: TLC's Down Under tour has been cancelled.

After The Weeknd postponed his 2023 gigs, then The Kid LAROI did the same with his planned early 2024 concerts, it's been a chaotic time for big-name live music shows. TLC made the announcement via social media, advising that scrapping their trip came "due to unforeseen circumstances".

Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins and Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas were heading this way to mark the 30th anniversary of their smash-hit second studio album CrazySexyCool, returning two years after headlining Fridayz Live in Australia (but dropping out of Friday Jams in Aotearoa due to a COVID-19 case among their touring party). And TLC weren't just coming alone, with Busta Rhymes and En Vogue slated to be on supporting duties.

"To our incredible Australian and New Zealand fans, it is with heavy hearts that we announce the cancellation of our upcoming tour. We sincerely apologise for any disappointment to our fans," T-Boz and Chilli posted online.

"Your support means everything, and we promise to make it up to you. We can't wait to be back in your beautiful countries soon. Thank you for your understanding and love," the statement continued.

CrazySexyCool gave the world 'Creep', 'Waterfalls', 'Diggin' on You' and 'Red Light Special', among other tracks, but the 1994 diamond-certified album wasn't set to be the only source of songs for TLC's 2024 shows thanks to the likes of 'No Scrubs' and 'Unpretty'. And, each gig was going to be a 90s-themed party, with 90s fashion, fan interaction and a few surprises.

TLC, Busta Rhymes and En Vogue were heading to Trusts Arena Auckland, Melbourne's Rod Laver Arena, Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Brisbane Entertainment Centre and RAC Arena in Perth.

Ticketholders will receive automatic refunds via their payment method.


Thursday, February 29 — Trusts Arena, Auckland — CANCELLED
Saturday, March 2 — Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne — CANCELLED
Sunday, March 3 — Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide — CANCELLED
Tuesday, March 5 — Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney — CANCELLED
Thursday, March 7 — Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane — CANCELLED
Saturday, March 9 — RAC Arena, Perth — CANCELLED

TLC's 30th-anniversary CrazySexyCool tour is no longer going ahead Down Under in February and March 2024. Ticketholders will receive automatic refunds via their payment method.

Published on January 19, 2024 by Sarah Ward
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