Sam Fender announces Australian headline tour for November 2022

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Breakout British artist Sam Fender will make his way back to Australian stages this November for a run of much-anticipated headline shows.

Since he was last on our shores back in July 2019 for Splendour In The Grass and a handful of sideshows, a lot has gone down in the world of Sam Fender.

He’s released two albums – his incredible debut Hypersonic Missiles and its 2021 follow-up Seventeen Going Under – he’s won a Brit Award, scored a UK #1 album, played to sold out crowds right across the UK, Europe, and the US (including headlining London’s Finsbury Park earlier this month) and taken the stage at every festival you can possibly think of including a huge set at this year’s Glastonbury Festival.

Now, this November, fans will finally get the chance to see Sam Fender perform again – taking in his biggest headline Australian shows to date.

Sam Fender 2022 Australia Tour

General Public tickets go on sale Friday 29 July

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Sam Fender – Seventeen Going Under (Official Video)

Sam Fender 2022 Australian Tour Ticket Info:

My Ticketmaster Members Presale: Thursday 28 July @ 9am (local time) until Friday 29 July @ 8am (local time)
General Public Onsale: Friday 29 July @ 9am (local time)

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Since the release of his debut single ‘Play God’ back in 2017, Sam Fender has been amassing a loyal gathering of fans, and turning heads of music critics, across the UK and around the world. Thanks to his propulsive, politically charged brand of indie rock, he was named on BBC’s Sound of 2018 shortlist, and it has been full steam ahead ever since.

He burst on to the scene sharing honest, vulnerable reflections about the small Newcastle town he calls home, stories overheard in dark pubs, and criticisms of the world outside it. On his second album Seventeen Going Under, Sam Fender instead turned the focus inwards, with soaring arrangements and bold statements soundtracking a record brimming with intimate, poignant, and relatable storytelling.

It is that relatable storytelling that saw the album’s title track become the social media soundtrack for people around the world to share their own personal tales of abuse and mistreatment. 

Now, Fender is ready to bring his celebrated live show to Australia again.

Sam Fender – Hypersonic Missiles (Official Video)

Sam Fender – Dead Boys (Official Video)

Top tips for getting tickets to Sam Fender’s Australian tour!

When is Sam Fender touring Australia?

Sam Fender will tour Australia in November 2022. Tickets are on sale via

  • Melbourne – Friday 18 November 2022 @ Palace Foreshore
  • Brisbane – Thursday 24 November 2022 @ Fortitude Music Hall

When do tickets for Sam Fender’s Australian tour go on sale?

Tickets for Sam Fender’s Australian tour dates go on sale to the general public from Friday 29 July. Tickets are on sale via

My Ticketmaster Members will have access to an exclusive presale from Thursday 28 July.

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Sam Fender will tour Australia in November 2022. Tickets are on sale via