Seven-time Grammy winner and Pollstar’s three-time top female country touring artist, Carrie Underwood will join Keith Urban for his and her first (ever) concert in New Zealand as part of Keith’s “ripCORD World Tour 2016.” This new date at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand, on December 3rd, is added to previously announced Australia dates. Tickets for the New Zealand show will be on sale at 12pm on Friday June 24 from Ticketek at www.ticketek.co.nz and fans are urged to sign-up now to the Ticketek waitlist. Tickets for the Australian shows are available at www.ticketek.com.au.
This will be Carrie’s third trip to Australia, having traveled there 4 years ago to the day with her Blown Away Tour to play Melbourne, Tamworth, Brisbane, and Sydney – wrapping with 2 sold-out nights at the iconic Sydney Opera House, and also in 2011 for extensive album promotion. Carrie’s current album, Storyteller, debuted at #1 on Australia’s ARIA Country Albums Chart (#4 all genre) and her current single, Church Bells, has spent 3 (non-consecutive) weeks at #1 on the Australian Country Airplay chart. Urban’s “The Fighter” (featuring Carrie) has been #1 on iTunes’s country songs chart in both Australia and New Zealand.
Carrie recently completed the spring leg of the biggest tour of her career, The Storyteller Tour-Stories in the Round. The arena tour rolled in to 47 cities and seven different countries, playing to nearly 600,000 people since the tour launched in January. The tour will pick back up in August and continue through November.
“ripCORD World Tour 2016” New Zealand and Australia Tour Dates:
Saturday, December 3rd Wellington – Westpac Stadium
Tuesday, December 6th Adelaide – Entertainment Centre
Thursday, December 8th Melbourne – Rod Laver Arena
Saturday, December 10th Canberra – GIO Stadium
Monday, December 12th Sydney – Allphones Arena
Friday, December 16th Brisbane – Entertainment Centre
Saturday, December 17th Brisbane – Entertainment Centre