Eminem’s 2019 Rapture Tour: Australia, New Zealand venues, dates announced

For the second time, Detroit rapper Marshall Bruce Mathers III, 46, who is professionally known as Eminem, will be in Australia and New Zealand for his “Rapture Tour.” This has been confirmed by Australian promoter TEG Dainty.

“We’re proud to once again present his Australian tour,” News.com.au quoted TEG Dainty president and CEO Paul Dainty as saying. Here is the complete list of Eminem’s “2019 Rapture Tour” dates and venues:

  • February 20, 2019: Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • February 22, 2019: ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, Australia
  • February 24, 2019: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • February 27, 2019: Optus Stadium, Burswood, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  • March 2, 2019: Westpac Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand

This marks the first time Eminem is performing in Perth. The first time the Detroit rapper brought the “Rapture Tour” to Australia and New Zealand was in 2014 while he was promoting his eighth studio album “The Marshall Mathers LP 2.”

On August 31, 2018, Eminem released his 10th studio album titled “Kamikaze.” The album has 13 tracks including collaboration songs with Ryan Daniel Montgomery, 41, professionally known as Royce da 5’9, Jessie Reyez, 27, and Gary Lucas, 30, professionally known as Joyner Lucas, as featured artists.

One of the songs in “Kamizakaze” is titled “Venom,” which Eminem wrote for the soundtrack of the film of the same name. It was digitally released as a single on September 21, 2018.

Directed by Ruben Fleischer, the “Venom” film starred Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock/Venom Michelle Williams as Anne Weying, Riz Ahmed as Carlton Drake/Riot, Scott Haze as Roland Treece, Jenny Slate as Dora Skirth, Melora Walters as Maria, Chris O’Hara as John Jameson and Woody Harrelson as Cletus Kasady. Here is the music video of the song “Venom” by Eminem:

Fans looking for tickets for Eminem’s “Rapture Tour” in 2019 are advised not to buy from unauthorized resale scalper websites. Go to TEG Dainty for more information on tickets and VIP packages.


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