Update: Due to the overwhelming fan response, additional seats are to be released for Billie Eilish's show in Auckland next month.
Global pop-phenom Billie Eilish has revealed a much anticipated New Zealand headline date for this April. The 17 year-old singer-songwriter-producer will perform one all-ages show at Auckland’s Spark Arena on Wednesday 24 April before heading to Australia for shows in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle.
This will be her second visit to New Zealand, having performed at Laneway 2018 and two sold out Tuning Fork shows but this will be her biggest to date! Since the release of debut viral single ‘ocean eyes’, Billie’s unique mixture of sinister lyrics, soaring melodies, and emotional deliveries has gained her legions of fans the world-over.
“Genius, bewitching and powerful, not only because of Eilish's talent, but the devotion, love and passion of the all the fans in that room.” – Line of Best Fit
“Passionate and vulnerable but also vindictive and treacherous. Onstage, she gets thousands of voices singing along.” – New York Times, Artists to Watch
“Welcome, our new pop overlord… 2019 is hers.” - NME
‘When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?’ is the debut record from Billie Eilish, coming March 29, 2019. Highly anticipated, the release of album taster and video ‘bury a friend’ last week garnered 4 million YouTube views in just 24 hours.
In New Zealand, Billie’s debut EP ‘Don’t Smile At Me’ has been certified Platinum+ in the NZ Album Chart for 56 consecutive weeks and counting. Billie continues to be at the forefront of pop with an outstanding catalogue featuring tracks such as her heart-wrenching single ‘when the party’s over’, (platinum), ‘watch’ (gold), ‘idontwanttobeyouanymore’ (gold), ‘bellyache’ (gold), and ‘lovely (with Khalid)’ (double platinum), Billie can also boast 25 million monthly listeners on Spotify, and a cult following of 12 million on Instagram.
Her incredible list of achievements does not stop there, the prodigy collaborating with Khalid, Vince Staples, and Denzel Curry, creating stunning landmark TV performances on Ellen, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and debuting sets at huge music events including Reading, Lollapalooza, and Laneway Festival.
With a sea of accomplishments, and more to come, Billie Eilish’s live shows will pull audiences between emotional spells and energetic moshes. And they’ll go quickly, don’t miss out on your chance to catch one of the hottest acts in the world, live!
Brought to you by Laneway Presents & Chugg Entertainment.