The Lumineers are coming to Australia with their ‘Brightside’ World Tour
02.08.2022

The Lumineers are coming to Australia with their ‘Brightside’ World Tour

Photo credit: Danny Clinch

The American folk icons have announced a run of Australian and New Zealand dates for 2022.

They’ve soundtracked countless lives with their inimitable sound, sold millions of albums, and have sold out shows the world over.

Now, three years since their last visit to our shores for Splendour In The Grass and five years since their last national tour, American folk-rock outfit The Lumineers will make their triumphant return to Australia this November and play their first ever headline show in New Zealand, with dates in Auckland, Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne – proudly presented by Handsome Tours and Bluesfest Touring.

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Kicking off at Auckland’s Powerstation on November 11, The Lumineers will then hit Australia to play Brisbane’s Fortitude Music Hall on November 13, before heading to Sydney’s Aware Super Theatre on November 15, and wrapping things up at Melbourne’s Margaret Court Arena on November 18.

 

 

“We can’t wait to finally return after three long years to Australia and are excited for our first headline show in New Zealand ever for us. We’ll see you out there!,” says Wesley Schultz.

After forming as a duo comprising vocalist/guitarist Wesley Schultz and percussionist/pianist Jeremiah Fraites in 2005, The Lumineers first found their way onto the global music scene in 2012, with their Platinum-selling self-titled debut album boasting the massive Ho Hey, which would top charts around the world, and eventually be certified 5x Platinum in Australia.

The group would follow up their debut in 2016 with Cleopatra, which would not only reach #2 in the ARIA Singles Charts, but also amass more than 116 million streams globally.

Releasing their third record, the aptly-titled III in 2019, The Lumineers briefly returned to Australia for a pair of performances in NSW: an intimate show at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre and a high-profile appearance on the 2019 Splendour In The Grass line-up.

Having been performing on some of the world’s greatest stages for the last decade, The Lumineers returned in early 2022 with their fourth full-length album, Brightside, which would top the charts in their native US. Amassing over 5.5 billion global streams for their celebrated discography and selling over 5 million albums, the duo are now set to bring their eclectic and acclaimed folk rock sounds back to Australian shores once again.

The Lumineers Australia and New Zealand Tour 2022

Friday, November 11 – Powerstation, Auckland

Sunday, November 13 – Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane

Tuesday, November 15 – Aware Super Theatre, Sydney

Friday, November 18 – Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne

Tickets go on sale to the general public at 9am local time Friday 5 August, for tickets and further information, head here