Irish star Dermot Kennedy announces Australian tour
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01.08.2023

Irish star Dermot Kennedy announces Australian tour

Dermot Kennedy Australian tour
Words by Staff Writer

Irish singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy has announced an Australian tour with Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane dates.

Dermot spent three years working on his latest release Sonder, writing the 13 songs on the album while he was riding the success of his debut album Without Fear, which has since sold over 1.5 million copies worldwide.

A platinum-selling artist in over 12 countries with his songs Outnumbered, Power Over Me, Paradise with Meduza and Power with Kevin Gates achieving platinum status in the U.K. and gold status in the U.S., Dermot’s track Paradise has been streamed over half a billion times while Giants is another platinum effort for Dermot in the U.K.

Dermot Kennedy Australian tour dates and venues

Fri 24 Nov – Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne
Thu 7 Dec – Sydney Opera House Forecourt, Sydney
Sun 10 Dec – Riverstage, Brisbane

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He has, to date, amassed nearly four billion streams and Without Fear holds the title of Ireland’s best-selling debut album of the millennium.

Adding to the list of his achievements, Dermot was nominated for International Male Solo Artist at the 2020 Brit Awards. Grammy Award-winning artist Dua Lipa also selected him to perform at her livestream concert, Truly Inspired Presents: Dua Lipa Live! Even Taylor Swift calls herself a fan.

Recent live highlights include a worldwide Arena tour, with shows at iconic venues from London’s O2 to NY Madison Square Garden, followed by two sold-out hometown shows to 80,000 fans in Dublin’s Marlay Park alongside a record-breaking three sold out nights in Limerick’s Thomond Park. Festival spots include a huge crowd at Glastonbury and in August Dermot will headline London’s All Point East Festival.

Presale begins 9am local Thursday 3 August