Harry Styles’ Australian Tour has officially been cancelled due to the continuing challenges of international touring leaving fans heartbroken after years of waiting.
Originally announced for November of 2020, the tour would've taken Styles to NSW, Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia but he announced in September that the shows would be postponed. Fans held onto their tickets in hopes of rescheduled dates, however, it was confirmed on Thursday morning that the Australian shows would be cancelled.
.@Harry_Styles announce that australia is cancelled yourself damnit. have some respect. understand what this meant to so many of us. we’ve woken up to confirmation for the rest of the world and no solid explanation as to why we couldn’t go ahead with them? we’re heartbroken— nicola (@styletotheharry) January 19, 2022
The news comes after Styles announced shows for the UK, Europe and South America, however, there was no mention of any new dates for down under.
I’m so happy to announce that ‘Love On Tour 2022’ is finally coming to the UK, Europe and South America.— Harry Styles. (@Harry_Styles) January 19, 2022
Public on sale begins on Friday, Jan 28. Check your venue website for further information about your show, and protocols.
I’m so excited to see you. Thank you, I love you. H pic.twitter.com/M9Wg9AXczA
Big yikes to Harry Styles for rescheduling tour dates everywhere in the world but silently cancelling the Australia & New Zealand leg🥴— Amy (@ammycait) January 19, 2022
Ticketek confirmed the cancellation saying the tour was cancelled and was unable to be rescheduled and they will be working towards a new tour. They also clarified all ticket holders will receive a full refund and have priority access to purchase tickets for when the new tour is announced in Australia and New Zealand.
Harry Styles sent a message to his fans down under saying:
"To everyone in Australia and New Zealand, I can't believe it's been four years. I can't wait to see you again, but unfortunately it is just not possible at this time. I will be sharing news soon about new shows. I love you all so much. I miss you, and I can't wait to see you. H"
The 27-year-old had his self-titled debut album debut at number one in Australia and was last down touring on his first tour "Harry Styles: Live on Tour" in 2018.
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