LikeThis Events today announced that superstar Tim McGraw will play at Adelaide Showgrounds on Wednesday 2 October 2019 as part of his headline tour of Australia, which also includes shows at Hope Estate in the Hunter Valley (October 4) and Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena (October 6). McGraw is also top billing at the inaugural Country to Country music festival in Sydney and Brisbane in late September.
Presale tickets to this headline show in Adelaide will be available via MyTicketek from 10.00am (local), Thursday 18 July, before tickets go on general sale at 12.00pm (local), Friday 19 July 2019 through Ticketek.
Fans attending these Australian headline shows will witness why Tim McGraw is one of the biggest stars in music, as he brings the full firepower of his North American tour to Adelaide.
“I have always enjoyed playing for Australian audiences, who are some of the loudest and most loyal music fans in the world. It’s been too long since I’ve been there, and I look forward to seeing you at these special concerts, bringing my full show to fans in Adelaide, the Hunter Valley and Melbourne,” said Tim McGraw.
Tim McGraw has sold more than 50 million records and dominated the charts with 43 worldwide #1 singles. He’s won 3 Grammy Awards, 16 Academy of Country Music Awards, 14 Country Music Association Awards, 11 American Music Awards, 3 People’s Choice Awards and numerous other honours. His iconic career achievements include being named the BDS Radio’s Most Played Artist of the Decade for all music genres and having the Most Played Song of the Decade for all music genres.
He is the most played country artist since his debut in 1992, with two singles spending over 10 weeks at #1. His career long tour successes include the record setting Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017 with his wife, Faith Hill. McGraw starred in and narrated the hit movie, The Shack, as well as played leading roles in Friday Night Lights and The Blind Side. McGraw recently released two news songs NEON CHURCH and Thought About You, his first new solo music in two years.
Joining these Tim McGraw headline shows, as special guest, will be the popular American country music group, Midland, on their first ever Australian tour.
Midland, Hailing from Dripping Springs, TX lead vocalist Mark Wystrach fronts Midland’s rich sound that is rounded out with lead guitarist Jess Carson and bass player Cameron Duddy. Their critically acclaimed freshman album, On the Rocks, features 13 tracks with song writing credits from each member alongside hitmakers Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne. Their debut No. 1 single Drinkin’ Problem, which offers an intentional nod to Country music reminiscent of the 1970s and 80s, earned the band their first Grammy Awards nominations for Best Country Song and Best Country Duo/Group Performance.
Also on the bill is seven-time Golden Guitar winner and back-to-back CMC Male Artist of the Year winner Travis Collins. His current album and sixth studio album, Brave & The Broken, debuted at #1 and has spawned two #1 singles, with the new single, Road Warriors, currently climbing the charts. With a growing string of hit albums, #1 songs, awards and a decade of winning fans all across the country under his belt, Travis Collins continues to cement his footprint as a mainstay on the Australian music landscape. He is as well-known for his masterful guitar playing and powerhouse vocals as he is for his depth of song-writing and high energy live performances. Travis Collins is a multiple CMAA and CMC Award winner and in March was presented with the CMA’s ‘Jeff Walker Global Artist’ award.
Tim McGraw will also headline the inaugural C2C Australia festival, where he will be joined by chart-topping, singer-songwriter Kelsea Ballerini (USA), Midland (USA), Drake White & The Big Fire (USA), Eric Pasley (USA), Raelynn (USA), Lacy Cavalier (USA), Reverie Lane (USA) and Australia’s own The McClymonts, Travis Collins, Adam Eckersley Band, Andrew Swift, Sinead Burgess and many more local and international artists. C2C Australia will take over Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Saturday 28 September 2019 and Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Sunday 29 September 2019.
10.00am (LOCAL), THURSDAY 18 JULY 2019
General Public Onsale
12.00pm (LOCAL), FRIDAY 19 JULY 2019