Comedy sensation Jim Jefferies drops stadium tour dates this August

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Comedy sensation Jim Jefferies drops stadium tour dates this August

Jim Jefferies
Words by Staff Writer

Rock star comedian, TV show host, podcaster and writer Jim Jefferies, is bringing his Give ‘Em What They Want Tour to Australia this August.

Having sold out arenas worldwide – including iconic venues such as Madison Square Garden and London’s O2 Arena – Jim Jefferies stands out as one of the most popular, provocative, and respected comedians of our generation.

His previous 2022 Antipodean tour was a massive success, with 27 shows selling out across Australia and New Zealand. Now, it’s time for this boundary-pushing comedian and political commentator to head back down under… bringing his latest stage show to fans across the nation.

Jim Jefferies Australian tour

  • Friday 2 August – ​HBF Stadium | Perth, WA
  • Tuesday 6 August – ​Adelaide Entertainment Centre Theatre | Adelaide, SA
  • Wednesday 7 August – ​Wrest Point Entertainment Centre | Hobart, TAS
  • Friday 9 August – ​Margaret Court Arena | Melbourne, VIC
  • Saturday 10 August – ​Newcastle Civic Theatre | Newcastle, NSW
  • Sunday 11 August – WIN Entertainment Centre | Wollongong, NSW
  • Wednesday 14 August – ICC Sydney Theatre | Sydney, NSW
  • Friday 16 August – Royal Theatre | Canberra, ACT
  • Saturday 17 August – ​Brisbane Entertainment Centre | Brisbane, QLD
  • Sunday 18 August – ​Townsville Entertainment & Convention Centre | Townsville, QLD

Stay up to date with what’s happening within the region’s art scene here.

Having graced some of the world’s best comedy stages, including Edinburgh Fringe, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Reading and Leeds, and Glastonbury, Jim Jefferies was awarded ‘Stand-Up Comedian of the Year’ at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival in 2019. He is currently the host of runaway hit game show The 1% Club (7), which continues to receive phenomenal ratings, reaching a total national audience of 1,520,000 in February 2024. Jefferies’ ability to tackle controversial topics with intelligence and humour has earned him a huge global following and critical acclaim… making him one the most successful, arena-selling comedians on the planet.

With nine Netflix comedy specials to his name including 2017’s highly praised Freedumb, 2018’s brutally hilarious This Is Me Now and 2020’s Intolerant, Jim also hosts popular podcast I Don’t Know About That – listen here. Jefferies’ early sitcom Legit aired for two seasons to a diehard US fanbase, while his late-night satirical program for Comedy Central, The Jim Jefferies Show, became one of the most talked-about shows worldwide for three years running following its 2017 debut – even Brad Pitt asked to make a guest appearance.

​Joining Jim at all shows as special guest is Mickey D. From his early days as a teenage talent scouted during a high school musical to winning scholarships at prestigious institutions like the Sydney Opera House and the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), Jefferies’ journey to comedic stardom has been nothing short of remarkable.

Tickets to Jefferies’ 2024 Australian tour will go on sale Friday 3 May (9am local time) via