Arctic Monkeys are coming to Melbourne in January for a huge outdoor show
09.06.2022

Arctic Monkeys are coming to Melbourne in January for a huge outdoor show

British rock royalty, Arctic Monkeys, are coming to Melbourne in January 2023 for a huge outdoor show presented by triple j.

They were last here in 2019 on a mammoth run of sold-out arena shows – now, four years on Alex Turner, Jamie Cook, Nick O’Malley and Matt Helders make their hugely anticipated live return down under for a performance at Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Wednesday January 4.

The key takeaways

  • The Arctic Monkeys are coming to Melbourne for a headline show
  • It’s the first time that they’ve been here since 2019
  • Performing on January 2023, they’re joined by Mildlife for their Melbourne show on Wednesday January 4

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They’ll be joined by Mildlife on their Melbourne tour, opening for Arctic Monkeys with their acclaimed kaleidoscopic sound. The band recently wrapped a slew of northern hemisphere tour dates, with new recording Live From South Chanel Island out now.

Arctic Monkeys have sold over 25 million albums, with an average of 6.5 million streams per day. Their most recent release was the #1 ARIA Album Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino (2018).

 

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The Sheffield band have released six studio albums to date. 2006’s Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not was the fastest-selling debut album in UK chart history upon its release, winning the Mercury Music Prize (the band nominated a further three times). It was followed by Favourite Worst Nightmare (2007), Humbug (2009), Suck It And See (2011), AM (2013), and Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino (2018).

With global album sales of over 25 million and a digital fanbase of over 30 million followers, Arctic Monkey’s music has been streamed over nine billion times to date, accruing on average 6.5 million streams daily. They’ve won seven Brit Awards, 20 NME Awards, 5 Q Awards, and nominated for three Grammys.

Tickets will go on sale Friday June 17 at 12pm local time via Frontier Touring. Sign up to the Arctic Monkey’s mailing list to get access to the artist pre-sale, which starts on Wednesday June 15.