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THE LUMINEERS ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND DATES FOR THEIRBRIGHTSIDE WORLD TOUR 2022

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They’ve soundtracked countless lives with their inimitable sound, sold millions of albums, and have sold out shows the world over. Now, three years since their last visit to our shores for Splendour In The Grass and five years since their last national tour, American folk-rock outfit The Lumineers will make their triumphant return to Australia this November and play their first ever headline show in New Zealand, with dates in Auckland, Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne – proudly presented by Handsome Tours and Bluesfest Touring.

Kicking off at Auckland’s Powerstation on November 11, The Lumineers will then hit Australia to play Brisbane’s Fortitude Music Hall on November 13, before heading to Sydney’s Aware Super Theatre on November 15, and wrapping things up at Melbourne’s Margaret Court Arena on November 18.

Tickets go on sale at 9am local time on Friday 5 August from http://handsometours.com/tours/the-lumineers-4/, with an artist presale live from Thursday 4 August at 9am local time, and a Handsome Tours presale live from Thursday August 4 at 2pm local time.

We can’t wait to finally return after three long years to Australia and are excited for our first headline show in New Zealand ever for us.  We’ll see you out there!” – Wesley Schultz.

After forming as a duo comprising vocalist/guitarist Wesley Schultz and percussionist/pianist Jeremiah Fraites in 2005, The Lumineers first found their way onto the global music scene in 2012, with their Platinum-selling self-titled debut album boasting the massive Ho Hey, which would top charts around the world, and eventually be certified 5xPlatinum in Australia. The group would follow up their debut in 2016 with Cleopatra, which would not only reach #2 in the ARIA Singles Charts, but also amass more than 116 million streams globally. Releasing their third record, the aptly-titled III in 2019, The Lumineers briefly returned to Australia for a pair of performances in NSW: an intimate show at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre and a high-profile appearance on the 2019 Splendour In The Grass line-up.

Having been performing on some of the world’s greatest stages for the last decade, The Lumineers returned in early 2022 with their fourth full-length album, Brightside, which would top the charts in their native US. Amassing over 5.5 billion global streams for their celebrated discography and selling over 5 million albums, the duo are now set to bring their eclectic and acclaimed folk rock sounds back to Australian shores once again.

Tickets go on sale to the general public at 9am local time Friday 5 August, for tickets and further information, head to http://handsometours.com/tours/the-lumineers-4/


THE LUMINEERS AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND TOUR 2022

Presented In Partnership With Handsome Tours And Bluesfest

FRI 11 NOV | POWERSTATION, AUCKLAND | 18+

SUN 13 NOV | FORTITUDE MUSIC HALL, BRISBANE | 18+

TUES 15 NOV | AWARE SUPER THEATRE, SYDNEY | AA

FRI 18 NOV | MARGARET COURT ARENA, MELBOURNE | AA

Stream: Brightside
Stream: The Lumineers complete playlist

ABOUT HANDSOME TOURS:

Handsome Tours is a boutique promoter with 20+ years experience in touring some of the world’s finest artists across Australia & New Zealand; working with acts including Gang Of Youths, Phoebe Bridgers, The Kid LAROI, The xx, Stormzy, The War On Drugs, Bon Iver, Middle Kids, Skegss and Fontaines D.C. 

ABOUT BLUESFEST TOURING:
Bluesfest Touring presents the best international legendary & emerging artists in Blues, R&B, Rock, Soul, Folk, Punk, Hip-Hop, Reggae and Jazz across Australia and New Zealand each year; proudly presenting music royalty including Robert Plant, Iggy Pop, Mary J Blige, George Benson, Bonnie Raitt, Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys), Patti Smith, John Mayall, Mavis Staples, and Jimmy Cliff. 

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