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Solange Announces Australian Tour Dates For Vivid LIVE 2018

Written by Tom Williams on February 26, 2018

UPDATE: Vivid Sydney’s Huge 2018 Music Lineup Is Finally Here

ORIGINAL STORY: Solange Knowles has announced a set of exclusive Australian shows as part of the 2018 edition of Sydney’s Vivid LIVE festival.

The singer, songwriter, artist and activist will be performing her critically acclaimed 2016 album A Seat At The Table down under for the very first time, at four shows in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall this June.

Backed by dancers on a 360-degree stage, the performances will mark her Sydney Opera House debut, and are her only scheduled Aussie shows for 2018.

“Solange’s brilliance in combining spectacular performance with politically-charged music to create a precisely choreographed, fun and riveting neo-soul show, points to the future of R&B,” says Sydney Opera House Head of Contemporary Music and Vivid LIVE Curator, Ben Marshall.

“She is the perfect artist, in every sense of the word, to occupy centre-stage at Vivid LIVE, this year celebrating 10 years of ambitious and rigorous contemporary music taking over the Sydney Opera House.”

Tickets to Solange’s Vivid LIVE shows will be sold via a ballot, much like The Opera House has previously done for shows by Morrissey, Kraftwerk and ANOHNI. Peep all the details down below.

The full Vivid LIVE 2018 program will be announced in mid-March.

Solange Vivid LIVE 2018 Tour Dates

(Tickets via online ballot only. Ballot closes 11:59 AEDT Sunday, 4th March.)

Ticketing Info (Via Sydney Opera House):

An application process has been implemented for Solange’s only Australian shows at Vivid LIVE, in anticipation of high demand and to ensure everyone has an equal chance to make applications over a seven-day period. This will minimise website congestion and distribute tickets to fans across time zones, states and countries. Successful applicants will be notified via email with a link to purchase tickets between 10am – 4pm (AEDT) Thursday 8 March. Unsuccessful applicants will not receive a link to purchase, however will be notified in the event of a later release of tickets.

Tickets can be applied for anytime between Monday 26 February 2018 (7:00am AEDT) and Sunday 4 March 2018 (11:59pm AEDT). Successful applicants will be chosen at random from within the allocations designated for visitors and locals.

Friday, 1st June
Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House
Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 2nd June
Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House
Tickets: Official Website

Sunday, 3rd June
Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House
Tickets: Official Website

Monday, 4th June
Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House
Tickets: Official Website

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