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Major events coming up in Dunedin

Forsyth Barr is one of the best event venues in the country. No longer a forgotten destination, Dunedin now hosts some of the world’s best talent and the next 12 months is no exception. Read more to find out what events are on and where to make your bookings now!

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There is nothing like seeing your artist play live. For years, Dunedin was a forgotten gem, tucked away at the bottom of the south and often bypassed by big-ticket talents. However, now with Forsyth Barr Stadium, one of the best event venues in the country, Dunedin’s event calendar is brimming with some of the worlds best talent including; Fleetwood Mac, Elton John and Queen.

Considering coming to one of these events? Check out the details below and find links to purchase your tickets for an event that you will never forget. Even better, sort your accommodation at the same time and find places to stay near Forsyth Barr Stadium with

Fleetwood Mac Concert 

Fleetwood Mac band photo

Legendary and Grammy award-winning band, Fleetwood Mac, has announced their second visit to Dunedin as part of their New Zealand and Australian tour. After an exceptional response from their last concert in Dunedin in 2015, Fleetwood Mac is returning to perform once again with new members, Mike Campbell and Neil Finn. This band is truly iconic, enchanting listeners with their mesmerising tunes for nearly 50 years and selling more than 100 million records worldwide. With tickets almost sold out, Dunedin is guaranteed to be bustling with excitement. 

Location: Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin

Date: Saturday 21st September 2019

Tickets available here


Elton John - Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour

Elton John Tour Promo

Elton John christened the Forsyth Barr Stadium in 2011 with its first-ever concert and so, it is only fitting that he returns to play one last time as he embarks on his final tour. Elton John is an icon, touring for nearly half a century and redefining the cultural landscape in many ways. This concert will be a once in a lifetime opportunity so don’t miss out!

Location: Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin

Date: Tuesday 4th February 2020

Tickets available here


Queen + Adam Lambert - The Rhapsody Tour

Queen tour promo

After the success of the Bohemian Rhapsody film, it is clear that people’s love for Queen is stronger than ever. Queen, originally established in 1970, has played some of the best shows in the world, strengthened by their renowned songs such as, We Are the Champions, which encourages audience participation. The band will visit Dunedin with original members, Brian May and Roger Taylor, along with Adam Lambert, a vocal superstar with an electrifying presence, who first began his career on American Idol in 2009. This concert is guaranteed to be like no other so grab tickets while you can and book your accommodation while you’re at it!

Location: Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin

Date: Saturday Monday 10th February 2020

Tickets available here

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