News March 7, 2019

Eminem tour drew 300,000 fans in Australia & NZ, his biggest since ’11

Eminem tour drew 300,000 fans in Australia & NZ, his biggest since ’11
Image: Eminem at the MCG (Supplied)

’s recent Rapture 2019 run through Australian and New Zealand reached 304,016 fans.

According to promoter , that makes it “the largest of the artist’s four Australian and New Zealand tours since 2001”.

The Rapture 2019 tour set new all-time venue concert attendance records at the MCG Melbourne (80,708) and Wellington Stadium, New Zealand (46,474).

All five shows on the 2019 tour were sold out.

The aggregate attendance for the five-stadium run of 304,016 surpassed the Rapture Tour in 2014 when the Detroit rapper played to 201,355 fans in four stadium shows in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland.

QSAC, Brisbane: Wednesday, February 20 – 45,443

ANZ Stadium, Sydney: Friday, February 22 – 70,891

MCG, Melbourne: Sunday, February 24 –80,708

Optus Stadium, Perth: Wednesday, February 27 –60,500

Wellington Stadium, NZ: Saturday, March 2 – 46,474

TEG CEO Geoff Jones said this was the latest success for the company.

“In the same week that TEG Dainty was promoting the amazing Eminem concerts Paul Dainty unveiled Hugh Jackman’s spectacular The Man. The Music. The Show. tour dates,” said Jones.

“This comes on the back of hugely successful tours by Bon Jovi, Phil Collins and Keith Urban, while our slate includes WWE, esports and the landmark Boomers v USA basketball games.”

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