US singer-songwriter Alec Benjamin is coming to Australia in December

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US singer-songwriter Alec Benjamin is coming to Australia in December

Alec Benjamin. Credit: Matty Vogel

“I can’t wait to finally perform in Australia! It’s been long overdue!”

Best known for his two time ARIA platinum breakthrough single Let Me Down Slowly, the viral US singer-songwriter Alec Benjamin has announced his debut tour of Australia – The (Un)Commentary Tour. Headlining a series of shows on the east coast, he’ll be appearing on Tuesday December 13 at Max Watt’s.

What you need to know

  • Viral sensation Alec Benjamin has announced his debut Australian shows
  • He’s known for his two time ARIA platinum single Let Me Down Slowly
  • He’ll be playing at Max Watt’s on Tuesday December 13

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Known for his vulnerable lyricism full of coming-of-age confessions paired with a cinematic, lo-fi sound, the release of his sophomore album (Un)Commentary in April of this year has garnered him further international appeal. With bangers such as ‘Devil Doesn’t Bargain’, ‘The Way You Felt’, ‘Older’, ‘Shadow of Mine’ and ‘Speakers’ – the album quickly generated over 200 million streams combined.

The numbers don’t just stop there – he’s got an impressive resume of over 4 billion global streams and 1 billion YouTube views. He’s had a recent run of sell-out shows across North America and Europe this year and this may be the last time he plays such intimate shows.


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Performing in public parking lots at Shawn Mendes and Troye Sivan gigs catapulted Alec Benjamin to a global sensation, now boasting 10 million social media followers, 70 million in playlist reach, and over 1 billion YouTube views on his channel. Since then, Alec has gone on to appear nationally across the US on The Late Late Show with James CordenThe Tonight Show with Jimmy FallonJimmy Kimmel Live!, and The Ellen DeGeneres Show where he delivered powerful performances.

Frontier Members can access presale tickets on Monday 29 August (11am local time) before tickets go on sale to the general public on Tuesday 30 August (1pm local time). Grab your tickets when they go live by heading here