Lorde announces 'Melodrama' World Tour.

Ahead of the release of her sophomore album ‘Melodrama’ next week, Lorde has dropped a number of tour dates - starting in the UK in September, through October, before returning home to New Zealand for six shows, before finally playing Australia after that.

The New Zealand/Australia shows are as follows [with the Dunedin show happening on her 21st birthday!]:

7 November - Dunedin - Town Hall [All Ages]
8 November - Christchurch - Isaac Theatre Royal [All Ages]
11 November - Wellington - Michael Fowler Centre [All Ages]
12 November - Auckland - Powerstation [All Ages]
14 November - Auckland - Powerstation [R18]
15 November - Auckland - Powerstation [R18]
18 November - Perth - Kings Park
21 November - Sydney - Sydney Opera House Forecourt
23 November - Brisbane - Riverstage
25 November - Canberra - Spilt Milk Festival
26 November Melbourne - Sidney Myer Music Bowl

And the UK/European shows (which will be supported by Khalid) are as follows:

26 Sep - Manchester, UK - O2 Apollo
27 Sep - London, UK - Alexandra Palace
30 Sep - Brighton, UK - Brighton Centre
1 Oct - Birmingham, UK - O2 Academy
2 Oct - Glasgow, UK - O2 Academy
4 Oct - Tilburg, Netherlands - 013
5 Oct - Paris, France - Zenith
6 Oct - Antwerp, Belgium - Lotto Arena
8 Oct - Lyon, France - Transbordeur
9 Oct - Barcelona, Spain - Saint Jordi Club
11 Oct - Munich, Germany - Zenith
12 Oct - Milan, Italy - Fabrique
14 Oct - Cologne, Germany - Palladium
15 Oct - Berlin, Germany - Tempodrome
17 Oct - Stockholm, Sweden - Annexet
18 Oct - Oslo, Norway - Sentrum Scene
19 Oct - Trondheim, Norway - UKA 17 Festival

Tickets to the New Zealand tour go on sale from 12pm noon on Monday 19th June, with a Frontier Members pre-sale running from Wednesday 14th June at 2pm, until Thursday 15th June at 2pm.

Watch Lorde’s greeting to New Zealand below…