Gracie Abrams announces east coast headline shows - The Good Riddance Tour | January 202415 Aug 2023
Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce one of the USA’s most spellbinding rising artists is headed our way: acclaimed singer/songwriter Gracie Abrams, bringing The Good Riddance Tour down under and performing three East Coast headline shows in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne next January 2024!
Since making her debut with ‘Mean It’ in October 2019, Gracie Abrams has emerged as one of the most compelling new songwriters of her generation, earning the admiration of such likeminded artists as Lorde, Billie Eilish, and Olivia Rodrigo. She just opened for Taylor Swift on 30 dates of the singer’s blockbuster North American leg of Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour and Gracie was just announced as direct support for Swift’s 2024 North American dates. Today’s AU news follows the release of Abram’s critically acclaimed debut studio album, Good Riddance (out now via Interscope Records). Produced by The National’s Aaron Dessner, the 12-track recording scored Feature Album on triple j upon its release in February, the station first catching wind of Abrams’ music three years earlier, via 2021 EP This Is What It Feels Like.
Tickets for all shows go on sale Tuesday 22 August (11am local time). The Frontier Members presale starts Friday 18 August (11am local time) – see website for full details.
Having received glowing press from the likes of Vanity Fair, NME, Vogue, Pigeons & Planes, Fader, i-D and more, Gracie Abrams is a star firmly on the rise. Rolling Stone included Good Riddance on their list of ‘The Best Albums of 2023 So Far’, while Billboard described Abrams’ songwriting as “visceral, brutally honest, unflinchingly self-examining storytelling of the highest calibre.” Abrams’ debut has been one of the biggest breakout albums of 2023, the singer launching it with a TV performance of single ‘I Know It Won’t Work’ on “Jimmy Kimmel Live”.
Playlisted internally on radio such as triple j, BBC Radio 1Next Wave Artist, Zane Lowe, as well as earning 16 x New Music Friday slots on Spotify, Abrams has opened for Phoebe Bridges and namechecks Joni Mitchell and Carole King as influences. Now, Good Riddance confirms Abrams as a songwriter wholly unafraid of revealing her messiest emotions. Fans can listen to the Deluxe version of the album, which features four additional songs – including ‘Block Me Out’, which was released as a single last April.
Undoubtedly the most intimate venues Aussie fans will get to witness her in, don’t miss the incredible Gracie Abrams – touring Australia next January!