It is well documented that on November 24, 1996, Crowded Housesaid Farewell to the World with a celebrated concert on the steps of the Sydney Opera House that is now regarded as one of the greatest shows ever to be staged on Australian soil.

With the first two “Encore” shows now officially sold out it is with great pleasure that Crowded House announce a third “Encore” concert on Thursday, November 24, exactly twenty years to the day of the now iconic Farewell to the World.

NSW Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events Stuart Ayres said:

“It’s been 20 years since Crowded House’s celebrated concert at the Sydney Opera House and we’re thrilled to be welcoming them back for three Sydney exclusive performances at this iconic landmark. The shows will be part of ARIA Week, a program of performances which showcase the best and brightest in the Australian music industry. More than 2500 visitors are expected to travel to Sydney to be part of these unforgettable concerts.”

Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Wednesday September 28 at midday.

Flight Centre, in partnership with Live Nation, will serve as the exclusive travel package provider for the Crowded House Encore shows. From midday Wednesday September 28, Flight Centre will facilitate a unique opportunity for Crowded House fans, providing easy access to the exclusive Sydney Opera House Forecourt shows for the wider Australian and New Zealand population. For further information, call: 1300 552 816.

My Live Nation members can be among the first to access tickets during the pre-sale beginning at middaytomorrow, September 27.

For complete tour and ticketing details, visit:

Opening for Crowded House will be Kirin J Callinan. Not afraid to push the limits he makes exhilarating, genre-bending music delivered with both flamboyance and a serrated edge.


Friday November 25 – SOLD OUT

Saturday November 26 – SOLD OUT


*Flight Centre packages
on sale from 12pm Wednesday September 28

My Live Nation pre-sale:
12pm Tuesday September 27 until 10am Wednesday September 28

For complete tour and ticketing details, visit:

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