Secret Sounds presents…
Third and Final Sydney Opera House Show Added
Kennedy Confirmed to Present ARIA Award
Irish singer, songwriter Dermot Kennedy has officially sold out the second Sydney date on his hugely anticipated Australian tour. Due to this overwhelming demand, Secret Sounds are thrilled to add a third and final Sydney show which will see the platinum-selling artist join Jack Johnson as the one of the only two acts to play the Sydney Opera House Forecourt a massive three times!
The welcomed news of Dermot Kennedy’s third Sydney date comes as The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) today confirms that the Irish artist will attend the 2023 Award ceremony to present the Telstra ARIA Music Teacher Award to its 2023 recipient.
“Hey Australia, it’s Dermot Kennedy here… I am so so happy to be a part of this year’s ARIA Awards at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney. I’ll be presenting the Telstra Teacher Of The Year Award… This one really holds a special place in my heart because I know how important my own teachers were in my life and how they nurtured my love for music at such a crucial time. I think teachers play such an important role in music and in society and so I’m really honoured to present this award. I can’t wait! I’ll see you there November 15.”
Dermot Kennedy’s long-awaited second album ‘Sonder’ was released 18 November 2022. To celebrate Dermot’s arrival down under and the one-year anniversary of the album, a very limited-edition Australian version of the album will be released on 17 November 2023. This special collector’s edition of ‘Sonder’ includes two exclusive tracks and a special 12” art card by local artist Kylie Strachan numbered and signed by Dermot himself and is available to purchase here while stocks last.
The announcement of ‘Sonder’ was highly anticipated by fans and critics alike since the global success of his debut album ‘Without Fear’. The Title ‘Sonder’, the encapsulating phrase for “the realisation that each random passer-by is living a life as vivid and complex as your own”, instantly resonated with Dermot and transformed into the perfect way to tie up a feeling in a record.
Kennedy’s 2023 Australian tour will see him play his biggest outdoor shows yet, taking over Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne, Riverstage in Brisbane along with three huge nights at Sydney Opera House Forecourt this November / December. Fans wanting to experience these beautiful shows are encouraged to act now as tickets are in hot demand.
Tickets to the third and final Sydney show will go onsale from 9am AEST today. All other shows are on sale now via secretsounds.com. This is going to be one special tour, so gather your nearest and dearest and get ready for one passionate and compelling performance from one of the world’s leading live acts.
DERMOT KENNEDY AUS TOUR DATES
Fri 24 Nov – Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne
Wed 6 Dec – Sydney Opera House Forecourt, Sydney *final show*
Thu 7 Dec – Sydney Opera House Forecourt, Sydney *sold out*
Fri 8 Dec – Sydney Opera House Forecourt, Sydney *sold out*
Sun 10 Dec – Riverstage, Brisbane
Tickets to Dermot Kennedy’s third and final Sydney show will be available from 9am AEST today.
All other shows are on sale now via secretsounds.com.
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