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The Weeknd Announces Cancellation of His Australian Tour

The tour had previously been postponed.
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In news that has come as a shock to thousands of Aussie concert-goers, The Weeknd has announced the cancellation of his Australian tour. 

News of the cancellation comes just over six months since the singer unexpectedly postponed the Australian leg of his After Hours Till Dawn Tour less than two weeks before his first show was set to commence in Brisbane. 

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Did The Weeknd cancel his Australian tour?

After months of speculation, The Weeknd has confirmed that the previously postponed leg of his Australian tour has now been cancelled. 

In a statement sent to fans by Ticketek, the company stated that the tour “is still in the process of being postponed” however, as a result of the ongoing delay, “tickets for the existing 2023 tour will be cancelled.” 

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The Weeknd was set to perform over nine shows in Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne. (Credit: Getty)

Why did The Weeknd postpone his Australian tour?

In a statement released by Live Nation, The Weeknd initially cited that his Australian tour had been postponed “due to unforeseen circumstances.”

Following the cancellation of the tour, Ticketek shared that the tour had been cancelled “whilst we continue to work through the rescheduling process with the artist.”

How do I get a refund for The Weeknd Australia tour tickets? 

According to Ticketek, tickets for The Weeknd’s Australian tour will be automatically refunded to the original payment method used to purchase tickets. 

Ticketek has also advised that ticketholders do not need to take any further action to initiate the refund and should receive the funds in their account within 30 business days. 

In more positive news, Ticketek confirmed that any ticketholder who previously purchased tickets to the After Hours Til Dawn tour will receive priority pre-sale access when new dates for The Weeknd’s Australia tour are announced. 

To secure your priority pre-sale access, opt-in to the official Ticketek waitlist here. 

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New dates for The Weeknd’s Australian tour will be announced in 2024. (Credit: Getty)

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