Bad News for Robbie Williams fans as the following statement has been released:
“Following on from the decision of Formula 1 and the FIA, with the support of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC) to cancel all Formula 1 activity for the Australian Grand Prix, World Tour’s show on Saturday 14th March with Robbie Williams is cancelled. The concert would have been located inside Lakeside Stadium within the Grand Prix race track at Albert Park.
We appreciate that this is very disappointing news for the fans due to attend the show and all ticket holders will receive a full refund and will be contacted by Ticketek shortly.”
International superstar Robbie Williams, one of the world’s most magnetic and celebrated live performers will play the inaugural World Tour, headlining on Saturday 14 March – his only Australian public performance of 2020. World Tour Melbourne takes place on Saturday 14 March 2020 at Lakeside Stadium, in the iconic Albert Park. World Tour Melbourne is running alongside the Formula 1 ® Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2020. As well as being the FIA Formula 1 Championship™ season opener, 2020 will mark a major milestone for the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix, as it is the 25th race held in Melbourne making this the perfect year to stage the launch of a massive new music event-series. Thrilled to be headlining the World Tour Melbourne event on Saturday 14 March Robbie said “I am looking forward to getting down to Australia, it’s a place that is in my heart, I feel like an Aussie when I am there and if there’s an opportunity to get down there I grab it with both hands.” Apollo World Touring, Westbrook Inc. and TEG Dainty have partnered with the Australian Grand Prix Corporation to bring the global launch of World Tour to Melbourne. The launch of World Tour, during the Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2020, reinforces Melbourne’s reputation as Australia’s home of global major events. Tickets for World Tour can be purchased from www.ticketek.com.au from 10am (AEDT) on Monday 20 January. Fans can purchase General Admission tickets with standing and seated options available. There are also a limited number of tickets for The World Tour Residence, an exclusive area, offering the best access and unrivalled experiences in close proximity to the action on stage. Robbie Williams recently scored a No.1 album in Australia with his Christmas album ‘The Christmas Present’ marking his fifth overall chart-topping album in Australia. The record was Robbie’s 13th UK Number 1 album and saw him equal Elvis Presley’s chart record as the solo artist with the most Number 1 albums in British chart history. Robbie is one of the most decorated music artists in the world with 80 million album sales worldwide, six of the Top 100 best-selling albums in British history, 14 UK Number 1 singles and a record 18 BRIT Awards – more than any other artist. He is one of the most in-demand live performers in music. His most recent stadium production, The Heavy Entertainment Show tour, saw him perform to a total of over 1.5 million people across the world, and he gave a conquering performance in front of a huge global audience at the opening ceremony of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Moscow. For further event information visit www.worldtouring.com For more information about the Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2020 visit: www.grandprix.com.au