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Adele confirms New Zealand concert dates

The British songstress is heading to our shores at last

Kiwis will soon be saying ‘Hello’ to beloved Grammy-winning singer Adele, as the star has just announced her very first New Zealand concert on Thursday March 23rd, 2017.

The Herald has confirmed reports that Adele will be performing one show in Auckland (along with five Australian gigs) as part of her tour next year.

Adele at the 2016 Brit Awards. Photo: Getty

The songstress hinted at rumours of a Kiwi concert earlier today, when she reached out to support New Zealand after the devastating Christchurch earthquakes this week.

“”Thinking of you New Zealand. Stay tuned for more news.”

The singer has been on tour for much of this year, heading all around the world to promote her highly anticipated third album 25.

According to the Herald, the show will be at Auckland’s Mt Smart Stadium, where her set will be a unique 360 degree, in-the-round production.

There will be reserved seating on both the field and the grandstands and the idea is that, even though it’s a huge stadium show, it will still feel intimate.

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The New York Times called it “A pure Adele moment: a pop triumph immediately brought to earth by shared human frailty. Adele’s gifts could separate her from more ordinary humans. Instead, she forges bonds.”

While the LA Times said it was “a one-on-one conversation amid 18,000 or so other folks”, which “combined with her remarkable voice, it’s that flair for intimacy on a grand scale that’s driven Adele to the top. She’s a conveyor of relatable emotion at a moment when pop seems defined by concept and style”.

Tickets will be on sale from midday, Thursday November 24 with Live Nation presales on November 22.

See livenation.co.nz for full details.

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