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Snoop Dogg Is Dropping His Arena Tour Into Australia in 2022

The hip hop icon will play stadium shows in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
By Sarah Ward
September 07, 2021
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By Sarah Ward
September 07, 2021
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Australians, it's time to break out the gin and juice again — because Snoop Dogg is coming back to our shores. For the first time since 2014, the rapper is hitting stages Down Under as part of this new 'I Wanna Thank Me' tour, which'll be playing arenas in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane in October and November 2022.

Clearly, the musician/actor/cook book author/wrestling MC/wine brand owner will be dropping shows like they're hot as he raps his way through the RAC Arena, Qudos Bank Arena, Rod Laver Arena and Brisbane Entertainment Centre. He'll also be inspiring hip hop fans to be the life of the party and, if you can remember his time as Snoop Doggy Dog and Snoop Lion across his career, to ask about his name as well.

Yes, you can expect to hear singles such as 'What's My Name?', 'Gin and Juice', 'Drop It Like It's Hot' and 'Snoop's Upside Ya Head', as well as tracks from his latest album — which shares its moniker with the tour. His 17th record, I Wanna Thank Me came out in 2019. So did a documentary with the same title, which you can watch in parts on Snoop's offical YouTube channel if you need something to tide you over while you wait for his new live shows.

After a lack of big international tours coming our way for the past two years due to the pandemic, Snoop joins a growing list of musicians that are planning to head to Australia in 2022. So, you might need to slot his shows into your diary alongside gigs by Tyler, The Creator, Alanis Morissette, Lorde and My Chemical Romance.

SNOOP DOGG 'I WANNA THANK ME' 2022 AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES

Perth — Wednesday, October 22, RAC Arena
Sydney — Friday, October 28, Qudos Bank Arena
Melbourne — Saturday, October 29, Rod Laver Arena
Brisbane — Tuesday, November 1, Brisbane Entertainment Centre

Telstra pre-sale tickets for Snoop Dogg's 'I Wanna Thank Me' tour go on sale at 12pm local time on Friday, September 10. Then, general public tickets on sale at 4pm local time on Monday, September 13. Visit the tour website for further details.

Published on September 07, 2021 by Sarah Ward

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