Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Nickelodeon Superstar JoJo Siwa Announces Australian Concert Tour



Tickets on sale to general public from Friday 20th September at 12pm (AEST)

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SYDNEY, 10th September 2019—Nickelodeon, AEG Presents and Frontier Touring are beyond excited to announce that YouTube sensation JoJo Siwa will be bringing her D.R.E.A.M. tour to Australia this January 2020, making stops in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.

JoJo Siwa: “I’m super excited to bring my D.R.E.A.M. Tour to Australia this January! I had such a great time on my last visit and can’t wait to see everyone again. Thank you so much Nickelodeon, AEG and Frontier for making this possible. We’re going to have the best time ever!”

Nickelodeon pre-sale starts Friday 13th September at 11am (AEST) on nick.com.au/JoJo and general on sale tickets will be available via ticketek.com.au from Friday 20th September at 12pm (AEST).

Fans can visit frontiertouring.com/jojosiwa for a list of upcoming tour cities, dates and ticket information.

JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour Australia, January 2020
Presented by Nickelodeon, AEG Presents & Frontier Touring

Saturday 11 January
Entertainment Centre | Brisbane, QLD
All Ages | ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Monday 13 January
First State Super Theatre | Sydney, NSW
All Ages | ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Thursday 16 January
Plenary, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) | Melbourne, VIC
All Ages | ticketmaster.com.au | Ph: 136 100

JoJo first performed in Australia in June 2018, making headlines when an unprecedented amount of young bow-wearing fans, 35,000 to be exact, flocked to see the super-star at appearances across the East Coast. Her 2020 Australian visit will extend an epic 80+ city tour that kicked off with a sold-out show in Phoenix, Arizona on 17th May 2019. Continuing to wow audiences night after night with her dynamic live show, JoJo’s high energy and natural flair for entertaining will most definitely deliver kids and families an experience they will never forget.

Nickelodeon superstar JoJo Siwa is a YouTube sensation, pop star, dancer, entrepreneur, social media influencer, New York Times bestselling author and star on Nickelodeon’s Lip Sync Battle Shorties. Siwa connects with her fans through many channels: via social media, where she currently has over 8.6 million followers on Instagram, over 17.3 million followers on TikTok (formerly Musical.ly), over 437,000 Twitter followers, 581,000 likes on Facebook, and on YouTube, over 10.2 million subscribers with over 2.5 billion views. She was recently listed as one of the top 25 most influential people on the internet by TIME Magazine. JoJo also remains close to her fans through her SIWANATORZ club, which stands against negativity and bullying; through her global reach of consumer products including her signature bows, accessories, apparel, arts and crafts, cosmetics, home goods and party supplies; and with her hugely popular singles, “Boomerang,” which has been viewed almost 709 million times and is RIAA certified platinum, “Kid in a Candy Store” which is RIAA certified gold, “Hold The Drama,” and “D.R.E.A.M.” JoJo has released 2 EP’s Celebrate released in April and D.R.E.A.M. The Music released in November last year.

Siwa recently launched her first animated shorts series, The JoJo & BowBow Show Show starring Siwa and her furry best friend BowBow, which can be streamed via the Nick Play App. She also works alongside Nick Cannon in Nickelodeon’s hit competition series Lip Sync Battle Shorties, as well as appearing on various Nickelodeon live-action series including School of Rock and The Thundermans. Siwa performed at Nickelodeon’s 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards and has won two blimps for Favorite Viral Music Artist in 2017 and Musical YouTube Creator in 2018.

Siwa and Nickelodeon have a licensing partnership for consumer products inspired by the star. She is a top licensed property with popular consumer products across multiple categories at retailers around the world. In May, the Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) named JoJo the number one live-action licensed property. More than 41 million of her iconic bows have been sold globally, and she has a popular line of Danskin apparel and athleisure line at major US retailers.

JoJo will also be bringing her D.R.E.A.M. tour to the UK and Ireland this Autumn.

Nickelodeon Network

Nickelodeon, now in its 40th year globally and 24th year in Australia, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes both locally produced and global television programming plus consumer products, digital, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon is one of the most globally recognised and widely distributed multimedia entertainment brands for kids and family, with 1.2 billion cumulative subscriptions in more than 500 million households across 170+ countries and territories, via more than 100+ locally programmed channels and branded blocks.

Nickelodeon Australia has been named Channel of The Year twice by ASTRA and won numerous industry awards. Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. channels air 24 hours a day, seven days a week and are seen in over 2.3 million households via Foxtel (Channel 701) and Fetch TV (Channel 252). Outside of the United States, Nickelodeon is a part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

About AEG Presents

AEG Presents is one of the world’s largest live music companies. The company is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global concert tours, regional music events and world-renowned festivals. AEG Presents operates in North America, Europe and Asia through 22 regional offices that support its tours which include such artists as Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Elton John, Panic! At The Disco, Celine Dion, and Kenny Chesney; produces over 40 music festivals, including the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival; New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Stagecoach California’s Country Music Festival, Desert Trip, Firefly Music Festival, Hangout Music Festival and Panorama and owns, manages or exclusively promotes in more than 80 clubs and theaters worldwide. AEG presents more than 8,000 shows annually worldwide and conducts business under such globally renowned brands as AEG Presents, Goldenvoice, The Bowery Presents, Concerts West, Messina Touring Group, Marshall Arts LTD, and Madison House Presents. For more information visit www.aegpresents.com.

About Frontier Touring

Frontier Touring is the most respected, long standing, and proactive concert promoters in Australasia. Formed in 1979, Frontier has had a fundamental role in entertaining Australians and New Zealanders across four decades.

Headed by Michael Gudinski and part of the Mushroom Group, Frontier Touring has developed into one of the most highly respected touring companies in the Southern Hemisphere and continues to produce some of the most memorable tours to ever visit "Down Under".

Since forming, Frontier Touring has toured some of the most exciting and respected artists in the world including Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Paul McCartney, Eagles, Kylie Minogue, Arctic Monkeys, Kings Of Leon, Green Day, Drake, Shawn Mendes, Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters, Celine Dion, Justin Timberlake, Neil Young, Harry Styles, and recently broke Australasia’s record for the biggest tour ever with Ed Sheeran selling over 1 million tickets across Australia and New Zealand.

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Originally published: Monday, September 9, 2019 at 21:32 BST.
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