Arctic Monkeys - Australia 2007


Date Venue Status
Fri 03 Aug, 2007 Hordern Pavilion, Sydney
Sat 04 Aug, 2007 The Tivoli, Brisbane
Tue 07 Aug, 2007 Festival Hall, Melbourne

Arctic Monkeys are a band that need little introduction. When their first ever tour of Australia was announced in 2006, they caused a frenzy amongst their fans to a level rarely seen before in Australia. Tickets for all shows were snapped up within minutes, and many were left shattered at the prospect of missing this British phenomenon’s history making tour.

In news set to thrill all, the Arctic Monkeys have announced that aside from their appearance at Splendour In The Grass they will also perform their largest Australian shows to date in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne this August.

The Arctic Monkeys’ sophomore album Favourite Worst Nightmare (Virgin/EMI) has created hysteria similar to that of their debut offering. The album reached #2 on Australia’s ARIA album chart, and debuted at #1 in the UK where it has already been certified platinum. 2007 is set to be the most successful year that the Arctic Monkeys have experienced thus far.

Of Favourite Worst Nightmare Mojo were thrilled, announcing: “This is unmistakeably the Arctics, only stronger, harder, sharper, faster.... An extraordinary and fulfilling sequel to their debut.” The NME were in unison, comparing Favourite Worst Nightmare to Brit-pop legends Blur: “ The most doubter-defying second album since ‘Modern Life Is Rubbish'.”

For the Arctic Monkeys the live arena is another place where they’re at their best. Following their first Australian tour the Herald Sun declared that: “The Arctic Monkeys are everything that’s right with modern music.” The Brag concurred, advising that we: “Believe the hype folks, every fucking word of it.”

History has told us that the Arctic Monkeys sell out shows faster than most. The Arctic Monkeys are the band poised to redefine music this decade, don't miss your chance to see them live in Australia this August.

Pre-sale tickets available from noon AEST Tuesday 05 June to noon AEST Wednesday 06 June (or until the pre-sale allocation is exhausted).

Tickets to the general public will go on sale Friday 8 June.

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