Carly Rae Jepsen returns to Australia with a headline tour in March 2023

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Carly Rae Jepsen returns to Australia with a headline tour in March 2023

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She lands down under on the back of extensive North American, UK and European dates for The So Nice Tour.

Grammy, Juno and Polaris Prize-nominated singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen will return to Australia in March 2023 to play headline East Coast dates, alongside her appearance at Golden Plains Festival in regional Victoria.

Jepsen will visit Australia for the first time since 2019 when she quickly sold out all shows, delivering performances around the country that were described as ‘pure, relentless joy’ by JunkeeSydney Morning Herald writing, ’Jepsen’s pure pop puts fans in a frenzy.’

Carly Rae Jepsen The So Nice Australian Tour

  • Tuesday, March 7 – ​Enmore Theatre | Sydney, NSW
  • Thursday March 9 – The Tivoli | Brisbane, QLD
  • Monday March 13 – Forum Melbourne | Melbourne, VIC

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With her infectious single ‘Talking To Yourself’ – the third track from her hugely anticipated just-released new album The Loneliest Time (Interscope Records/Universal Music Australia) – Jepsen returns to synth-tinged sonics. Rolling Stone calls it an ‘upbeat, ’80s-tinged dance-pop anthem’ underpinned by a ‘characteristically addictive bass line and an earworm chorus’ (Consequence).

Earlier this month, she followed up with the sparkling, disco inspired title track – a dynamic duet with renowned singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright. In the accompanying music video, Jepsen and Wainwright travel into a cosmic landscape, complete with a piano, glittering outfits and dance numbers.

Her most introspective body of work to date, The Loneliest Time expands on the emotionally potent song writing and effervescent sound that Jepsen has showcased on past work like 2015’s critically lauded and culture-shaping E*MO*TION.

A major creative milestone for Jepsen, E*MO*TION inspired in-depth analysis from cultural critics and landed on multiple year-end Best Of lists from the likes of Pitchfork, Stereogum, Noisey, NPR, and many more. Released in 2019, her follow-up album Dedicated covered even more musical ground. The Atlantic called the album ‘brilliant’ with its ’godlike bops’. She returned the following May with a gift for her fans: Dedicated Side B, a buoyant set of dance-floor tunes that affirmed her status as pop’s undefeatable ambassador of love.

Come and revel in the pure, feel-good joy of Carly Rae Jepsen, when she returns to Australia in March 2023.

General public tickets go on sale Monday 31 October (11am local time) with Frontier Members pre-sale from Thursday 27 October (11am local time). Find out more here.