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Don’t miss out on tickets to the grammy-award winning duo’s world tour.

29 March 2016: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are bringing their This Unruly Mess I’ve Made world tour to Australia this August for their biggest down under tour yet. The thrift-shoppers will be making five stops at some of Australia’s biggest arenas, bringing with them bangers like Thrift Shop and Same Love.

  • Tuesday 2 August, 2016 - Brisbane Entertainment Centre, QLD
  • Friday 5 August, 2016 - Rod Laver Arena, VIC
  • Saturday 6 August, 2016 - Allphones Arena, NSW
  • Tuesday 9 August, 2016 - Adelaide Entertainment Centre, SA
  • Thursday 11 August, 2016 - Perth Arena, WA

Tickets have already gone on sale via Ticketek and some have already sold out, so you’ll want to jump on it quick to snag the tickets you want.

In case you’ve missed out on your preferred ticket or are on a look out for a bargain, keep your eyes peeled for deals on ticket resale websites like Viagogo. To help you compare what’s out there, we’ve rounded up some of the cheapest prices across the four major ticket sale and resale sites in Australia.

Once you’ve grabbed your ticket, you can plan the rest of the night with our dining, travel and accommodation guides for each of the venues on the tour.

Brisbane Entertainment Centre, QLD - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Ticket typeTicketekViagogoGumtreeEbay
General admission$132.43$214.99N/AN/A
Platinum reserved$142.63 (single seats only)$214.99N/AN/A
Gold reserved$132.43N/AN/AN/A
Silver reserved$101.85$142.53N/AN/A

The prices shown in this table are the lowest prices available at the time of writing. Prices are subject to change and availability.

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Brisbane Entertainment Centre info

How can I get there?

  • Parking. There are over 4,000 onsite car parks and you’ll be charged $15.00 per visit.
  • Train. Translink operates a rail service to and from Boondall station everyday, which is a short 600 metre walk from the venue.
  • Bus. You can get a Brisbane City Council Bus to and from Boondall Railway Station every day. Check the Translink website for bus and train timetables.
  • Taxi. There is a dedicated taxi rank located on site adjacent to the main Courtyard area.

Food and drink

As well as the standard food and drinks you can expect from the Entertainment Centre, you can also visit the following bars and restaurants before the show:

  • Courtyard BBQ and Bar
  • Avanti Takeaway
  • Candy Bars @ Doors 4, 6, 7, 9, 11
  • Farnham Bar
  • Foyer Bar
  • Mexican Ariba
  • Stars Bar
  • Stars Restaurant
  • The Gallery
  • Torvill and Dean Bar
  • Wetlands Bar
  • Wetlands Bistro
  • American Express Invites Lounge

Where can I stay?  

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Rod Laver Arena, VIC - Friday 5 August, 2016

Ticket typeTicketekViagogoGumtreeEbay
General admission$132.43$187.99$220.00$220.00
Platinum reserved$142.63 (single seats only)$214.98$199.00N/A
Gold reserved$132.43$192.49N/AN/A
Silver reserved$101.85$169.00N/AN/A

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Rod Laver Arena Event Info

How can I get there?

Some of the many transport options include:

  • Parking. You can pre-book parking for $20 if you contact Ticketek. Otherwise event parking is $30.
    • Tram. You can get Tram 70 (Wattle Park),Tram 48 (Balwyn) and Tram 75 (Vermont South) to Rod Laver Arena.
    • Train. You can get a train to Richmond Station, which is walking distance of Melbourne & Olympic Parks precinct.
    • Bus. You can either get the Bus 605 (City - Gardenvale) or Bus 246 (Latrobe Uni - Elsternwick Station).
  • Taxi. There is a dedicated taxi rank located next to The Oval on Olympic Blvd.

Food and drink

The Rod Laver Arena is located in the heart of Melbourne, so you’re not short of choices when it comes to finding dinner and drinks before or after the show. As well as the food facilities inside the Rod Laver Arena, some of the nearby restaurants and cafes include:

  • Arena Cafe
  • Dainty Sichuan
  • Eau De Vie
  • The Press Club
  • Cumulus Inc.

Where can I stay?  

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 Allphones Arena, NSW - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Ticket typeTicketekViagogoGumtreeEbay
General admission$132.43$186.99N/A$185.00
Platinum reserved$142.63$229.98$190.00$430.00 (for two)
Gold reserved$132.43(side view sold out)$209.98N/AN/A
Silver reserved$101.85 (side and rear view sold out)$198.00$150.00$159.00

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Allphones Arena event info

How can I get there?

Located at Allphones Arena at Sydney Olympic Park, there are plenty of travel options available.

  • Parking. There are a few parking options at Sydney Olympic Park. The P1 car park is the closest to Allphones Arena and can accommodate over 3,300 cars. All other onsite car parks are located within a 10 minute walk. If you want to pre-book your parking spot, you can call Ticketek on 132 849 or visit the Ticketek website.
  • Trains. Sydney Trains services run every 10 minutes between Lidcombe and Olympic Park stations. Olympic Park Station is located on Olympic Boulevard, which is a 5 minute walk from Allphones Arena.
  • Bus. Sydney Buses also operate on a daily basis to and from Sydney Olympic Park. See the Sydney Buses website for timetable information.
  • Ferry. You can get a Sydney Ferry to and from Sydney Olympic Park (or Homebush Bay Ferry Wharf). The terminal allows Rivercats to connect the Sydney Olympic Park precinct to the Parramatta CBD and the Sydney CBD. You can catch the Sydney Bus Route 526 from the wharf to the Sydney Olympic Park precinct to Allphones Arena.
  • Taxi. There is a dedicated taxi rank located on Edwin Flack Avenue adjacent to the Northern Foyer Entry to Allphones Arena.

 Food and drink

Allphones Arena offers a variety of options when it comes to food and beverages before the show. You can wine and dine at the Boulevarde Cafe and Terrace, the Club Cafe and Bar or the Club Grill. There are also 11 bars scattered around the venue, so you won’t be strapped for choice if you want to have a drink or two before the show.

Where can I stay?

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Adelaide Entertainment Centre, SA - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Ticket typeTicketekViagogoGumtreeEbay
General admission$132.43$214.99N/AN/A
Gold reserved$132.43$219.00N/AN/A
Silver reserved$101.85$197.99N/AN/A

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Adelaide Entertainment Centre info

How can I get there?

You’re not strapped for options when organising your trip to the Adelaide Entertainment Centre:

  • Parking. The centre has more than $1,400 car park spaces on site for concertgoers. Entry and exit is located via Mary Street, Manton Street or Adam Street. There’s a fee of $12 for event parking.
  • Tram. You can get a free tram between the city and the Entertainment Centre. See the Adelaide Metro website for timetables.
  • Train. The Bowden Train Station is located within 150m of the Entertainment Centre, so it’s an easy trip to catch the train and walk to the venue.
  • Buses. There are bus stops within 50-80m to the centre. You can also find these timetables on the Adelaide Metro website.
  • Taxis. You’ll find taxi stands located on both sides of Port Road, which is a short walk from the entry.
  • Bicycle. The centre provides bicycle parking rails at the front of centre in case you want to get some exercise on your way in!

Food and drink

The Adelaide Entertainment Centre has fixed and mobile food and beverage outlets available within the foyer areas. These come stocked with your standard concert food, so if you want something more substantial, you’ll need to check out some of the surrounding restaurants. Some of the nearby restaurants include:

  • Enzo's Ristorante, Pizzeria e Bar
  • The Lady Daly Hotel
  • New Local Eatery
  • Houdas Kitchen
  • The Brompton Hotel
  • Governor Hindmarsh

Where can I stay?

If you’re planning to stay overnight in Adelaide, we’ve got you covered. Compare some of the cheapest accommodation deals here.

Perth Arena, WA - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Ticket typeTicketekViagogoGumtreeEbay
General admission$135.24$214.99N/AN/A
Platinum reserved$145.43$244.99N/AN/A
Gold reserved$135.24$218.99N/AN/A
Silver reserved$104.65N/AN/AN/A

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How can I get there?

Many events at Perth Arena are joint ticketed, meaning the cost of your public transport is included in the event ticket. You’ll just need to show your ticket bearing the Transperth logo to the Transperth staff and you won’t be charged a fee. Some of the transport options available include:

  • Parking. The Perth Arena houses a 630 bay car park underneath the venue. There is an event rate of $20.00 and you can access the car park by either Milligan or Market Street.
  • Trains. All train lines will you into Perth or Perth Underground stations, which is located only a short walk down Wellington Street to the venue. City West Station on the Fremantle Line is another option, but most special event services leave from Perth and Perth Underground stations.
  • Bus. Bus services operate to and from Roe Street Bus Station. Check the Transperth website for timetable details.

Food and drinks

The Perth Arena offers a variety of food and beverage options for concertgoers, including retail concessions and bars. However, if you’re looking for something more than snacks, you can check out some of these restaurants, cafes and bars in the area:

Where can I stay?

The Perth Arena is located close to the centre of the city, so you’ll have no trouble finding accommodation if you need to stay overnight. However, bookings tend to get scarce closer to the event, so start comparing some of your accommodation options today. Browse some of the cheapest luxury accommodation deals in Perth here.

As you can see, your choices are skint across Gumtree and eBay at the moment, but more tickets will become available and prices will get more competitive as August grows closer. Keep an eye on this page for weekly price updates in between now and then.

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Sally McMullen

Sally McMullen is a journalist at who is a credit cards, frequent flyer and travel money expert by day and music maven by night.

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