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Sheila E. Announces 2016 Australian Tour Dates

Written by Sam Murphy on August 18, 2016

Singer, percussionist and Prince’s former fiancé and collaborator Sheila E. has announced two Australian headline shows on top of her Meredith Festival appearance.

She’ll play two headline shows, one in Sydney and one in Melbourne, promising a bunch of new tracks as well as a selection of classics. The performances will be her first in Australia since 2010, and she’s only playing a handful of live dates this year in the US and Australia, so they’ll no doubt be pretty special shows.

Throughout a career that spans four decades, Sheila E. has released seven solo albums and has also worked with Prince, Beyoncé, Lionel Richie, Jennifer Lopez and plenty more.

Sheila E. features on some of Prince’s most iconic recordings, like Purple Rain, Let’s Go Crazy and Sign O’ The Times. After his death earlier this year, she performed a moving tribute at the BET Awards, before releasing her own tribute track, Girl Meets Boy, which is the lead single from a forthcoming album due later this year.

Check out Sheila E.’s upcoming Aussie tour dates, below.

Watch: Sheila E. – Girl Meets Boy

Sheila E. 2016 Australian Tour Dates

Tickets on sale 11am Monday, 22nd August

Wednesday, 7th December
170 Russell, Melbourne
Tickets: Moshtix

Sunday, 11th December
Metro Theatre, Sydney
Tickets: Ticketek

Also performing at Meredith Festival

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