Rod Laver Arena

  1. The Rolling Stones Announce '14 on Fire' Tour of Asia and Australia

    December 03, 2013 11:16 PM EST The Rolling Stones’ 2014 tour of Australia and New Zealand has grown into a seven-date trek. But before they head Down Under, the rock legends will play five shows in Asia, it was announced on Wednesday. As the itinerary stands, the "14 On Fi ...

  2. One Direction Break Sydney Venue Record, Awarded Olympic Park ‘Star’

    October 29, 2013 1:36 AM EDT One Direction have claimed a piece of box-office history on their latest Australasian tour. The British pop group performed their seventh and final sell-out Sydney show at the Allphones Arena on Saturday night, setting a new record for the venue ...

  3. Pink Fan Ejected & Arrested After Sending ‘Bomb’ Tweet from Concert

    July 08, 2013 5:20 AM EDT An Australian teenager is facing criminal charges after he Tweeted about bringing a “bomb” to a Pink concert. The sixteen-year-old was ejected from Pink’s Sunday night show at Rod Laver Arena after he sent the ill-advised Tweet. As the Philadelp ...

  4. Pink's Australian Tour Adds Record 18th Show at Rod Laver Arena

    May 27, 2013 4:10 AM EDT Pink’s upcoming tour of Australia is officially a record-breaker. The pop superstar’s “The Truth About Love Tour” of Australia has swelled to 46 arena shows, including a record-busting 18th date at Melbourne’s 15,000 capacity Rod Laver Arena. Th ...

  5. Alan Jackson Returns to Australia for Arena, Festival Dates

    May 20, 2013 7:17 AM EDT Alan Jackson’s last tour of Australia was a surprise blockbuster. It’s no surprise he’s coming back for more. The country star will embark on a multi-date tour of Australia this September and October, playing six arena and outdoor shows up and d ...

  6. Prince To Play Rare Australian Dates

    April 12, 2012 11:01 AM EDT Prince will make a rare, royal visit Down Under this May. After months of rumor and chatter, it was confirmed today that Prince will play three arena dates in Australia, for what will be the pop legend's third tour of this country and his fir ...

  7. Radiohead Returns to Australia After 8 Years, Gaga Adds Dates Down Under

    February 27, 2012 11:21 AM EST Radiohead Return To Australia After 8 Years Radiohead will make the long haul to Australia this November for the band's first shows here in eight years, tour promoters Chugg Entertainment announced today. The band's trek will also includ ...

  8. Metallica Breaks Arena Record Down Under

    November 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Metallica's 20-date Australasian tour is now history, and the record books prove it. The American metal veterans smashed the ticket sales record at Sydney's Acer Arena, shifting 74,244 tickets over four sell-out dates in September and No ...

  9. Eagles To Play Australian Arenas

    June 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Eagles are swooping in for an Australian arena tour this December. Frontier Touring Company has secured the services of the giant American band for a series of shows beginning Dec. 2 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre, and visits Perth, Brisba ...

  10. Metallica Extends Australian Arena Tour

    May 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's Australian tour is shaping up as some kind of monster. Four arena concerts have been added to the Australian leg of Metallica's World Magnet Tour in a response to "overwhelming demand" for tickets, promoter Michael ...

  11. Britney Taking 'Circus' Tour Down Under

    June 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Britney's "Circus" is rolling into Australia. Melbourne-based promoter Dainty Consolidated Entertainment will bring "The Circus Starring Britney Spears" to Australian arenas this November, marking the first time the Americ ...

  12. Pink Donates To Aus Bushfire Relief Program

    February 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST Pink has pledged $250,000 Australian ($160,000) to Australia's bushfire relief program. The donation will assist the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal, which has worked at the frontline of support efforts for the thousands affected by rampant bushfir ...