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Tyler, The Creator Is Coming to Australia and New Zealand for an Arena Tour Next Winter

Catch the genre-bending rapper on his first Australian headline tour in over eight years.
By Ben Hansen
August 23, 2021
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By Ben Hansen
August 23, 2021
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While it's been a long time between drinks for international tours here in Australia, overseas artists are beginning to pencil in dates for Australian shows next year. With our vaccination rate on the rise, and Prime Minister Scott Morrison announcing a roadmap towards opening up our borders, 2022 tours are beginning to feel a little more possible.

So far, Lorde has locked in February and March dates off the back of her just-dropped album Solar Power, and Splendour in the Grass is shooting for a return next July with three international headliners on the cards. One of those headliners is US hip-hop and fashion trailblazer Tyler, The Creator who has now revealed plans for his own headline tour around Australia and New Zealand in 2022.

Tyler, The Creator has announced a set of tour dates alongside his appearance at Splendour's 20th-anniversary festival to support the release of his latest album Call Me If You Get Lost. Australian and New Zealand fans can catch the genre-bending album, which features collaborations with the likes of DJ Drama, Lil Wayne and Pharrell Williams, performed alongside back-catalogue hits from Tyler at four dates throughout July and August.

The tour will kick off at Auckland's Spark Arena on Friday, July 22, before heading across the ditch to land at Perth's RAC Arena on Tuesday, July 26. This will be followed by performances at Sydney's Qudos Bank Arena on Friday, July 29 and Melbourne's Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday, August 2. Accompanying the hip-hop favourite on tour will be R'n'B singer-songwriter and frequent Tyler, The Creator collaborator Kali Uchis.

The last time Tyler graced Australian shores was for a series of festival appearances over New Years 2020/21, hitting up the likes of Beyond the Valley and Field Day. The upcoming 2022 arena tour will, however, mark Tyler, The Creator's first set of headline shows down under in over eight years.

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TYLER, THE CREATOR — CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST TOUR

Friday, July 22 – Spark Arena, Auckland
Tuesday, July 26 – RAC Arena, Perth
Friday, July 29 – Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney
Tuesday, August 2 – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne

Tickets for the Call Me If You Get Lost Tour will be available to Frontier Members from Tuesday, August 31. General public sales will open on Thursday, September 2. Find more details at Frontier Touring's website.

Top image by demxx

Published on August 23, 2021 by Ben Hansen

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