TEG Dainty has today confirmed that 304,016 fans attended Eminem’s Rapture 2019 tour of Australia and New Zealand, making 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 Eminem played to 201,355 fans in four stadium shows in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland.
Eminem Rapture 2019
QSAC, Brisbane Wednesday 20 February – SOLD OUT 45,443
ANZ Stadium, Sydney Friday 22 February – SOLD OUT 70,891
MCG, Melbourne Sunday 24 February – SOLD OUT 80,708
Optus Stadium, Perth Wednesday 27 February – SOLD OUT 60,500
Wellington Stadium, NZ Saturday 2 March – SOLD OUT 46,474
TEG Dainty is part of Asia Pacific’s largest integrated live entertainment company, TEG.
TEG CEO Geoff Jones has highlighted the pipeline of tier one international sports and entertainment brought to Australia and New Zealand by TEG companies.
“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.
“I am proud of our TEG team and delighted that our company is promoting so many vibrant major events in Australia’s sports and entertainment sector.”
TEG Dainty Promoter and President Paul Dainty said it was an outstanding achievement for Eminem to break the attendance records in Melbourne and Wellington and playing to full houses in Sydney, Brisbane and Perth.
“Eminem is one of the greatest showmen in the world with a fiercely loyal fan base that continues to grow with each tour,” he said.
“He is no stranger to selling out stadium shows but he is continuing to break attendance records across both New Zealand and Australia, which is just phenomenal.”