Dan + Shay head Down Under
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
– Dan + Shay are heading Down Under to open for Shawn Mendes on his Australian tour in October and November.
The duo will hit Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney. Additional tickets for the shows will go on sale (HERE) Monday, April 1 at noon local time.
Tour dates are:
Oct. 23 - RAC Arena, Perth
Oct. 26 - Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide
Oct. 29-31 - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
Nov. 2-3 - Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney
Nov. 6 - Brisbane Entertainment Centre - Brisbane
Before heading overseas, the duo will spend the spring on the remaining dates of their headlining tour. In June, they'll open Florida Georgia Line's "Can't Say I Ain't Country Tour" in addition to a performance at Nashville's Nissan Stadium during CMA Fest in June.
Dan + Shay head to Las Vegas next week for the Academy of Country Music Awards. They will sing "Keeping Score" with Kelly Clarkson. They will make the live television debut of the duet from their self-titled album at the 54th ACM Awards on Sunday, April 7
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