Luke Combs announces second Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne shows due to overwhelming demand in fan presale!13 Sep 2022
Country superstar Luke Combs is thrilled to announce he will play second shows at Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne next August on his World Tour 2023, due to unprecedented demand during his fan pre-sale which began yesterday.
The reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year will now deliver a mammoth nine arena performances across Australia and New Zealand in his biggest Antipodean headline tour to date!
Combs’ will wow audiences with his explosive live show at back-to-back Brisbane Entertainment Centre visits on Friday 11 and Saturday 12 August, before heading to Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 August and Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 August, making debut stops at Adelaide’s AEC Arena on Wednesday 23 August and Perth’s RAC Arena on Saturday 26 August.
Combs will be joined by US country star Cody Johnson and Australian singer-songwriter Lane Pittman on all Australia and New Zealand dates.
Tickets for all shows go on sale to the general public at 2pm (local time) on Friday 16 September.
Taking in 3 continents, 16 countries, 35 concerts, Combs’ world tour the latest milestone in an already monumental career, whose acclaimed new album, Growin’ Up, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart in June. Out now via River House Artists/Columbia Nashville (stream/purchase here), Growin’ Up was produced by Combs, Chip Matthews and Jonathan Singleton and is his third studio album following 2019’s 3x Platinum What You See is What You Get and his 4x Platinum debut, This One’s For You. The record also features his current single, ‘The Kind of Love We Make’, which debuted at #17 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart—the highest chart debut since January 2020—and is currently top 5 and rising. The single adds to a historic run at country radio for Combs, who recently achieved his record-breaking, thirteenth-consecutive #1 as his single, ‘Doin’ This’, reached the top of both the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase/Country Aircheck charts.
A member of the Grand Ole Opry and a 6x CMA, 3x ACM, 3x Billboard Music Award-winner, Luke Combs is in the midst of a record-setting and historic series of years. His previous release, What You See Ain’t Always What You Get, debuted at #1 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart as well as Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. With the record, Combs reached #1 on Rolling Stone’s Top 200 Albums chart, Top 100 Songs chart and Artists 500 chart—the first country artist ever to lead all three charts in the same week and first to top the Artists 500. He also made history as the first artist ever to have their first two studio albums spend 25 weeks or more at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart—breaking Taylor Swift’s previously held record at 24 weeks.