Olivia Rodrigo Announces Australian Tour

 The US pop superstar is bringing her world tour to Australia in October

 Olivia Rodrigo is bringing her world tour to Australia.

The US pop superstar announced the Australian leg today. Rodrigo will perform twice at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena and twice at Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena this October (see full dates below). Ticket information is available via Rodrigo’s official website.

Rodrigo will be supported at all Australian shows by special guest BENEE. At the time of writing, no tour date has been confirmed in the latter artist’s home country of New Zealand.

  Olivia Rodrigo Announces Australian Tour

 

Olivia Rodrigo Announces Australian Tour

Rodrigo is touring the world in support of her second studio album, GUTS, which topped charts around the globe, including in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, and US. GUTS also topped many publications 2023 year-end lists, including Billboard and People.

In a recent episode of Rolling Stone Music Now, Angie Martoccio, who wrote our revealing cover story on Rodrigo, joined host Brian Hiatt to break down every track on GUTS, from the biting sarcasm of the opening track, “All-American Bitch”, to the tears-on-her-birthday-cake closer “Teenage Dream”, written about Rodrigo’s “fear of not being a teenager anymore.”

Check out the whole conversation here at the podcast provider of your choice, listen on Apple Podcasts or Spotify, or just press play above.

The episode also dug into what may be the two most controversial tracks on the album, “Lacy” and “The Grudge”. Some fans think “Lacy” might be about Rodrigo’s one-time romantic rival, Sabrina Carpenter, and that “The Grudge” could allude to an alleged feud with Taylor Swift— although the latter song could just as easily be about a breakup.

It’s worth noting that in Martoccio’s cover story, Rodrigo denied the existence of that feud. “I don’t have beef with anyone,” she said. “I’m very chill. I keep to myself. I have my four friends and my mom, and that’s really the only people I talk to, ever. There’s nothing to say… There’s so many Twitter conspiracy theories. I only look at alien-conspiracy theories.” And Swift, for her part, was seen applauding for Rodrigo at this week’s VMAs.

Olivia Rodrigo 2024 Australian Tour

With special guest BENEE

Ticket information available via livenation.com.au

October 9th
Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, VIC

October 11th
Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, VIC

October 17th
Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, NSW

October 18th
Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, NSW

 

 

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