Folk singer-songwriter Michael Marcagi unveils first-ever Australian shows

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Folk singer-songwriter Michael Marcagi unveils first-ever Australian shows

Michael Marcagi
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The Cincinnati, Ohio musician will be touching down this July.

US singer-songwriter Michael Marcagi is set to make his debut in Australia and New Zealand with a series of headline shows this July, marking an exciting milestone in his burgeoning career.

The Scared To Start hitmaker will kick off his antipodean visit with a show at Auckland’s Powerstation on Saturday, July 13, before traversing Australia’s East Coast with stops in Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney.

Michael Marcagi 2024 Australia Tour

  • July 13 – Powerstation, Auckland
  • July 15 – The Triffid, Brisbane,
  • July 17 – 170 Russell, Melbourne
  • July 21 – Metro Theatre, Sydney

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Marcagi’s rise to prominence has been nothing short of meteoric, with his folk-rock sound and age-old American charm captivating listeners around the globe. Hailing from Cincinnati, Ohio, Marcagi’s journey began in rock bands before he transitioned to solo endeavours, gaining traction through social media platforms like TikTok.

It was his viral track Scared To Start that propelled Marcagi into the limelight, amassing millions of views on TikTok and earning him a dedicated fanbase worldwide.

The song’s success saw it climb the charts in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand, solidifying Marcagi’s status as a folk prodigy and leading to a record deal with only two songs to his name.

Earlier this year, Marcagi released his highly-anticipated debut EP American Romance, showcasing his talent for authentic storytelling and timeless songwriting. Working with producer David Baron, the project received critical acclaim, with Ones To Watch naming it “the calling card of one of 2024’s most exciting new artists”.

With global streams exceeding 100 million and close to 20 million monthly listeners on Spotify, Marcagi is poised to continue his incredible trajectory as he embarks on his debut Australian tour.

Currently touring internationally with sold-out shows across the UK and Europe, Marcagi will return to the US for a string of headline performances in May before making his way to Australia and New Zealand.

Fans can expect intimate venues and captivating performances as Marcagi brings his signature sound to audiences down under.

Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, April 16 at 12pm local time. Get yours here.