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Tim Minchin is BACK

With a long history of sold-out tours, Tim Minchin wants fans to be given priority access to tickets so is teaming up with Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan © registration.

Internationally renowned award-winning musician, Tim Minchin, is coming BACK to Australia!

The tour, aptly titled BACK, will debut in Adelaide on Friday, March 8 at the Thebarton Theatre and will be followed by performances in Canberra, Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

It’s the Perth-bred artist’s first Australian tour since returning to the mother country after more than a decade living overseas. Billed as “Old Songs, New Songs, F*** You Songs”, the setlist hints at all kinds of material from the funny piano man’s extensive and iconic repertoire.

Celebrated globally for writing the music and lyrics for Matilda the Musical and Groundhog Day (which have notched up more than 25 awards between them), BACK is Tim Minchin’s long-awaited follow up to the 2011 and 2012 consecutive sold-out national tours of Tim Minchin Vs the Orchestra.

HOW DO I GET TICKETS?

With a long history of sold-out tours and the most recent being a one-off performance as part of Dark Mofo in June which sold out in under 15 minutes, Tim wants fans to be given priority access to tickets so is teaming up with Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan © registration.

Ticketmaster Verified Fan® utilises a unique fan-first technology to help identify fans who truly want to attend the show and restrict ticket access to scalpers and bots.

As Tim points out, “…Verified Fan is a way of stopping scalpers buying loads of tickets and selling them to poor, desperate people for way too much money…register as a Verified Fan from now and if as many people as possible do, we will make sure that tickets end up in the hands of people who have paid a reasonable price so we don’t all get fleeced.”

Ticketmaster Verified Fan © registration will open at 7am (AEST) Thursday, August 30 until 5pm (AEST) Sunday, September 2 and will enable early access to tickets for verified fans from 12pm Wednesday, September 5 (local time), for 24 hours.

Tickets for all shows go on general sale at 2pm Thursday, 6 September (local time).

Tim Minchin’s Presale powered by Ticketmaster Verified Fan® will take place at 12pm (Local Time) on Wednesday 5th September.

WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO TO REGISTER?

  1. Register HERE for Tim Minchin’s Presale powered by Verified Fan
  2. Once verified, you’ll receive a one-time use access code via text message to unlock access to tickets.
  3. Find and purchase tickets without racing against scalpers and bots.

Please note: Registering does not guarantee you will receive a code or have the ability to purchase tickets.

HOW DOES TICKETMASTER VERIFIED FAN® WORK

Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan® utilises a unique fan-first technology to help identify fans who truly want to attend the show and restrict ticket access to scalpers and bots. Fans now have a better opportunity to access tickets for artists they love.

Fans who are successfully verified will be notified via email by 5pm on Tuesday 4th September.

If verified, you will receive your one-time use access code approximately two to four hours before the Presale at 12pm (Local Time) on Wednesday 5th September.

We also suggest keeping an eye on your email in case there are any disruptions with text delivery.

Presale tickets will be available on a first-come, first served basis. An access code does not guarantee tickets.

To allow for as many fans as possible to see Tim Minchin, codes are valid for one-time use and purchasers are held to a limit of FOUR (4) tickets maximum.

If you miss out on tickets in the presale, there will be limited tickets available in the general public onsale at 2pm (Local Time) on Thursday 5th September. Codes will not be required for this.

Don’t forget to register for access to Tim Minchin’s Presale powered by Ticketmaster Verified Fan® before 5pm (AEST) on Sunday 2nd September.

Got another question about #VerifiedFan? Find more info in our FAQs.

Not only has the music virtuoso gone to the effort of ensuring real fans get access to tickets, he’s also announced that a portion of the tour profits will be donated to a local charity in each city. What a guy!

For details of which charities Tim has chosen, head over to timminchin.com.

Tim Minchin

Tim Minchin - BACK

  • Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide
  • Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide
  • Canberra Theatre, ACT
  • Crown Theatre, Perth
  • Crown Theatre, Perth
  • State Theatre, Sydney
  • State Theatre, Sydney
  • State Theatre, Sydney
  • Palais Theatre, Melbourne
  • Palais Theatre, Melbourne

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