DAMN. Kendrick Lamar Has Announced An Australian Tour For July!!

Sit down. It's official! Kendrick Lamar has announced he's touring Australia in July. As well as headlining Splendour in the Grass, the Compton rapper will also be playing a few shows around our fine country (as well as a couple dates in New Zealand). You won't want to miss this one. Click through for more details.

On the heels of taking out Australia’s coveted Hottest 100 poll, Kendrick Lamar will head down under for a multi-city, mid-winter arena tour.

The Compton rapper was already slated to head south for the July 20-22 Splendour in the Grass festival in Byron Bay but after the festival announced that it had been sold out, Kung Fu Kenny went ahead hit us with DAMN.” tour dates for select cities in Australia as well as two dates in New Zealand.


Live Nation Australasia will produce the 2018 DAMN. Tour of Australia and New Zealand, tickets for which go on sale Monday (April 30) at 12pm sharp.

“DAMN.” debuted and peaked at No. 2 on the ARIA Albums Chart in April 2017. Lead single ‘HUMBLE.’ went one better when it topped Triple J’s annual Hottest 100 countdown in January of this year.

Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. Australia and New Zealand Tour

July 10 — Perth Arena, Perth
July 13 — Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
July 15 — Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide
July 17 — Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
July 19 — Spark Arena, Auckland
July 22 – Splendour in the Grass, Byron Bay (*festival date) – SOLD OUT
July 24 — Qudos Bank Area, Sydney


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