Ryan Adams announces first solo Australian tour in over a decade

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Ryan Adams announces first solo Australian tour in over a decade

Armed with a guitar, a piano and a catalog of more than 22 albums, no two shows will be alike on Ryan Adams upcoming solo Australian tour!

More than six years since he last performed on Australian soil, and over eleven years since performing solo in Australia, globally acclaimed singer/songwriter and seven-time Grammy Award nominee Ryan Adams has announced his long-awaited return down under, following the release of four new studio albums in 2022 and three covers albums in the last two years: Bruce Springsteen’s “Nebraska”, Bob Dylan’s “Blood on the Tracks” and Oasis’ “Morning Glory”.

Having previously wowed audiences around the country on his previous stint in Australia as part of his Prisoner World Tour, Ryan Adams will once again descend upon massive venues in Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne in January 2024.

Ryan Adams Australian Tour

Wednesday 17 January – Astor – Perth
Friday 19 January – AEC – Adelaide
Saturday 20 January – ICC – Sydney
Monday 22 January – Eatons Hill – Brisbane
Wednesday 24 January – Forum – Melbourne

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Alone on the stage, the upcoming Australian shows – which feature Ryan, his guitars and a piano in an acoustic tour-de-force – will take audiences through his awe-inspiring catalogue, highlighting and showcasing Ryan Adams life-long dedication to songwriting.

Bewitching vocals and captivating guitar playing, combined with a new setlist at each show, ensure that the performances (which can average 30 songs per concert) will be truly unique and unmissable occasions to all of those who appreciate the craft and performance of Ryan Adams unique soulfulness.

First introduced to music at a young age, in the front seat of his Grandmother’s Plymouth Fury, Ryan Adams has spent almost three decades dedicating his life to creating and performing music.

Praised as one of rock’s most talented songwriters by critics around the world, he’s amassed 22 studio albums accumulating in millions of sales, written and released two acclaimed books, produced records for esteemed musicians including Willie Nelson, Jesse Malin, Jenny Lewis and has collaborated with some of music’s most influential artists such as Weezer, Fall Out Boy, America and many more. Throughout the course of his multifaceted career, Adams has been applauded by countless music icons including Noel Gallagher, Taylor Swift and the legend Elton John.

Adam’s profound contributions to music have taken many different forms throughout his career; from his songwriting, to his producing, to fronting the rock/alternative country band Whiskeytown, and forming, “Ryan Adams & The Cardinals,” his ability to connect with audiences across a variety of different mediums is undeniable. Adams’ musical creativity was recognized early on and led to his NME Best Solo Artist win in both 2003 and 2004. In addition to his self-titled, double Grammy nominated 2014 album, Ryan’s catalogue includes Heartbreaker, Ashes & Fire, Easy Tiger, Cold Roses, Jacksonville City Nights, Love Is Hell, his 2001 major label debut Gold, and more.

Pre-sale Tickets go on sale at 11:00 am Local on Tuesday 23 May, with general Public Tickets go on sale at 10:00am Local on Wednesday 24 May. For more, head here