How to get tickets for Childish Gambino’s 2025 Melbourne tour: presale, prices and all the details you need

The talented star is heading back to Australia for the first time in nearly six years – here’s the info

Ashleigh Hastings
Arts & Culture Editor
Childish Gambino
Photograph: Michael J. ChenChildish Gambino performs at the 2014 Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware on June 22, 2014.

Fresh off the back of tour announcements from megastars Olivia Rodrigo and Billie Eilish, there’s another huge concert to slot into our schedules (and our budgets). Fans have been waiting a long time for Childish Gambino to return to Australian shores and our patience has finally paid off! 

The long-awaited Australia and New Zealand leg of Childish Gambino’s The New World Tour has been announced at long last, and it will give Aussies and Kiwis a fantastic way to start off 2025. We’ve gathered all the details below.

When is Childish Gambino going on his Melbourne, Australia tour 2025?

The New World Tour will arrive at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena on Friday, February 7 and a "second and final" show on Saturday, February 8 was announced during presale.

When do Childish Gambino tickets go on sale?

Clear your calendars for today, May 20. General sales for Melbourne begin at 1pm local time via Ticketek, while Sydney, Brisbane and Perth all get going at 11am local time.

Is there a presale?

For an artist as huge as Childish Gambino, of course! The American Express presale kicked off on Thursday, May 16. Frontier presale started on Friday, May 17 for Melbourne dates.

How much will tickets cost for Childish Gambino’s Australian tour? 

Ticket prices look a little something like this:

  • GA standing: $199
  • A reserve seating: $199
  • B reserve seating $169
  • C reserve seating $129

Who is the support for Childish Gambino’s Australian shows?

Ghanaian-American singer-songwriter Amaarae will be supporting Childish Gambino, in what will be her first big Australian tour.

When else is Childish Gambino playing as part of his 2025 Australian tour?

Unlike some tours that have been announced recently, Childish Gambino is stopping all around the country and across the ditch. He’ll pop by Auckland’s Spark Arena on January 28, Brisbane’s Entertainment Centre on February 1, Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on February 4 and Perth’s RAC Arena on February 11. 

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