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Nas Adds Two New Shows To ‘Illmatic’ Australian Tour

Written by Tom Williams on December 3, 2014

Due to continued demand, seminal New York MC Nas has added an Adelaide show to his forthcoming Illmatic Australian tour, as well as a second Sydney show at the city’s Enmore Theatre.

The tour sees the MC return to Australia to headline Sugar Mountain Festival in January, with his only Melbourne sideshow at the Forum Theatre now also sold out — in only 10 minutes, in fact.

Throughout his Illmatic tour, Nas will be performing his 1994 album of the same name, in its entirety, as well as a variety of other Nas classics. To coincide with the tour, the critically acclaimed documentary Time is Illmatic will be released in Australia next year. The film looks into the genesis of the album, as well as the circumstances which led Nas to produce one of the world’s most lauded rap records.

Nas’ Adelaide performance will take place at HQ Complex on Thursday, 29th January 2015, while his second Sydney show will be on Thursday, 22nd January. Updated tour and ticket details are available below.

UPDATE 18/12/14: Nas has updated the venue for his Adelaide show, moving it from the HQ to the larger Thebarton Theatre on the same night. Tickets already purchased for the original venue will be valid and the show is now a licensed, all ages affair. Full details below.

Additionally, Dusk, the project of acclaimed Aussie actress Abbie Cornish, has been announced as Nas’ national support act. Dusk is preparing her debut solo album for release in 2015.

Watch: Nas – It Ain’t Hard To Tell

http://youtu.be/lZXtabqDY-c

Nas Performs IllmaticAustralian Tour Dates

A Niche pre-sale for Nas’ Adelaide show will begin at 12pm Thursday, 4th December, for 24 hours. Tickets for both Nas’ Adelaide and second Sydney shows go on sale 10am AEST Monday, 8th December. All other shows on sale now unless sold out.

Tuesday, 20th January 2015
The Tivoli, Brisbane (18+)
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Thursday, 22nd January 2015 NEW SHOW
Enmore Theatre, Sydney (18+)
Tickets: Ticketek

Friday, 23rd January 2015 SOLD OUT
Enmore Theatre, Sydney (18+)
Tickets: Ticketek

Saturday, 24th January 2015
Sugar Mountain Festival, Melbourne (18+)
Tickets: Moshtix | Sugar Mountain Festival

Sunday, 25th January 2015 SOLD OUT
Forum Theatre, Melbourne (18+)
Tickets: Ticketmaster | 136 100

Tuesday, 27th January 2015
Metro City, Perth (18+)
Tickets: Oztix

Thursday, 29th January 2015NEW VENUE
Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide (18+)
Tickets: Oztix

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