P!nk Ignites Party at Townsville’s Queensland Bank Stadium

Premier and Minister for the Olympic and Paralympic Games The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk

P!NK is coming to Queensland Country Bank Stadium next year, for her final Australian show!

Following overwhelming demand for tickets to the Summer Carnival Tour, P!NK is set to return to Australia with her last call in Townsville on Saturday, 23 March, 2024.

Australia’s number one selling female touring artist is set to cover the largest distance of any touring artist around Australia, playing a record breaking 15 stadiums concerts around the country, with sales currently well beyond 725,000 tickets, making it the biggest selling Australian tour ever by a female artist.

The three-time Grammy winner has sold over 60 million album equivalents worldwide, had 15 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (four at #1), won seven MTV Video Music Awards and was named Billboard’s Woman of the Year in 2013.

Joining P!NK as support act on this show will be global superstar and multi- platinum award-winning Australian singer and songwriter, Tones And I. Tones And I exploded in to pop culture’s consciousness with her global smash “Dance Monkey,” which is featured on her debut EP The Kids Are Coming. “Dance Monkey” is the most Shazamed single of all time, the most streamed song ever by a female artist on Spotify, and has earned 6x platinum certification from the RIAA in the US as well as multi-platinum or diamond certification in sixteen other countries. Tones And I’s catalogue has surpassed 10 billion global streams and she continues to sell out shows around the world.

Pre-sale tickets go on sale in Townsville on Thursday 17 August 12pm with general public on-sale Friday 18 August 1pm via Ticketmaster.

Ticketmaster is the only authorised seller for this event.

Quotes attributable to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk:

“P!NK is one of the most popular artists in the world.

“Queensland is the only state where P!NK is playing three separate cities, and this is the only regional stop.

“This is a great opportunity for everyone in Townsville to paint the town P!NK!”

“Major concerts like this bring visitors who spend millions of dollars in the tourism economy and support local jobs.”

Quotes attributable to Member for Thuringowa Aaron Harper:

“This is a huge coup for Townsville and North Queensland and I’m so excited have such an internationally acclaimed artist come to the north.

“In April I started a petition to bring P!NK to Townsville and had great support from the community so I’m delighted to see this hard work come to fruition.

“I’m proud to be part of the Palaszczuk Government that is helping bring events like this to Townsville.”

Quotes attributable to Member for Townsville Scott Stewart:

“This is further proof that Townsville is the events capital of Northern Australia.

“Queensland Country Bank Stadium has forever changed our city and injected millions of dollars into our city and local businesses which is why the Palaszczuk Government was proud to build this world-class facility.

Quotes attributable to Member for Mundingburra Les Walker:

“Having P!NK perform here next year will be a boon for the city and businesses throughout Townsville.”

“Townsville embraces major events like men’s and women’s State of Origin, the North Queensland Cowboys and so many more and P!NK’s performance next year will be the same.”

Quotes attributable to Councillor Jenny Hill, Mayor of Townsville:

“The announcement that PINK has included Townsville in her 2024 Australian tour is terrific news and confirms our city as the events capital of the North.”

“When a global superstar such as PINK wants to bring her show to our city, we should take pride that Townsville is well-established as a “no-brainer’ when it comes to hosting major events and concerts.”

Quotes attributable to Tourism and Events Queensland CEO, Patricia O’Callaghan

“We are stoked to have been able to secure P!NK for Townsville North Queensland and feature it on our It’s Live! in Queensland events calendar.

“The vision for the Queensland Country Bank Stadium was to always secure world-class acts and put the region on the global stage and this is an excellent example of this vision turning into a reality.

“If you’ve been asking yourself to ‘just give me a reason’ to visit the beautiful Townsville region, then this is it right here.”

Quotes attributable to Live Nation Australia Chairman and Pink’s career-long promoter, Michael Coppel:

“It’s been the thrill of a lifetime to promote P!nk’s six Australian tours since 2004, and the twentieth anniversary of that association will see P!NK surpass 3 million tickets sold in Australia and New Zealand.

“Only fitting that we break new ground with the record to be set at her first show in Northern Queensland at Queensland Country Bank Stadium.”

Quotes attributable to Live Nation Australia, President, Roger Field:

“P!NK’s Aussie shows sold out in minutes across the country, making the tour extension into North Queensland an exciting next step in meeting this unprecedented demand.

“The only regional P!nk show hosted here in Townsville is not only testament to Live Nation’s ability to deliver world class events, but our commitment in continuing to provide a world-class pipeline of major events for Queensland.”

Quotes attributable to Ticketmaster Australia, Managing Director, Gavin Taylor:

“P!NK’s immense popularity across Australia is extremely hard to miss, and the addition of a show in North Queensland will be incredible for local fans.

“It is great to be part of the Queensland Country Bank Stadium story, and we can’t wait to see P!NK perform at the only world-class stadium in Townsville.

“We look forward to providing North Queensland fans with the opportunity to purchase tickets to their favourite artist and play a part in bringing this event to life.”

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