Damien Rice announces Australian tour dates for May

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Damien Rice announces Australian tour dates for May

Damien Rice

“When I saw Damien play… that night literally changed my life.” ​– Ed Sheeran

Legendary Irish troubadour Damien Rice is set to return to Australia to play theatre dates around the country this May. Catch his evening of mesmerising and cathartic storytelling when he heads to Melbourne’s own Hamer Hall for a show on May 16.

Damian Rice Australian tour 2023

  • May 12 – Sydney Opera House Concert Hall, Sydney
  • May 16 – Hamer Hall, Melbourne
  • May 18 – Costa Hall, Geelong
  • May 20 – Odeon Theatre, Hobart
  • May 22 – Concert Hall QPAC, Brisbane
  • May 24 – HOTA Theatre, Gold Coast

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The beloved singer-songwriter, whose emotionally wrought songs defined a generation of 21st-century heartache, is rising high on a sold-out international tour. First making his Sydney Opera House debut, he will then take to the stage at Melbourne’s Hamer Hall for a sublime solo performance.

Having the unconventional tendency to prefer walking on stage with no setlist, Damien Rice commands complete attention as soon as he enters the room. A favourite of fans, critics and artists alike, Rice has garnered a reputation for his powerful live shows – tough and tender performances that have seen him develop an intimate rapport with fans.

His combination of raw melodrama and masterful dynamics has grown more accomplished, sprinkled with a newfound sense of personal zen and laced, as ever, with Rice’s wonderfully self-deprecating sense of humour.

It all goes down at Hamer Hall on May 16. Tickets go on sale to the general public from February 16, grab them when they’re available by heading here.