BLACKPINK are bringing their In Your Area World Tour direct from Korea to Australia this June, performing at Rod Laver Arena on Thursday June 13th.

Key information

Show dates: Thursday 13 June, 2019

Tickets On-sale: The ticket allocation for this event is currently exhausted. Please keep an eye on our social media channels and on Ticketek for any further releases. We do not encourage guests to purchase tickets from re-sellers. Tickets purchased from Viagogo and other sites may not be accepted.

Start time: 8.00pm. This show has a strict start time of 8.00pm, with no support act. Please arrive by 7.00pm at the latest, or risk missing parts of the show.

Parking: Parking at Melbourne Park is limited and should be pre-booked.

Public transport: Rod Laver Arena is accessible by tram, train and bus. The arena is walking distance from Richmond Station and Flinders Street Station.

Conditions of entry: Backpacks of any size or type are not permitted into the venue. Guests should read and understand our conditions of entry prior to booking tickets or attending the event. Bumbags are permitted as long as they are smaller than 30x30cm.

Merchandise: Merchandise will be available at Rod Laver Arena for this show, with an external booth opening at 12.00pm. EFTPOS, Credit Card and cash accepted for payment.

Posters and signs: Posters larger than 1m x 1m (inclusive of any handles) are not permitted into the arena. Guests should not hold up their posters while the artists are performing, or in any way that might affect the view of those around them.

Light sticks and light up items: The official tour light stick will be available for purchase at the arena, along with an extensive merchandise range. Guests may also bring in light sticks from past tours. Light up costumes, fairy lights, large glow sticks and light up signs are not permitted into the arena. Small light up items are allowed, however can not disrupt the performance or the view of other guests. All items must fit into a bag smaller than 30x30cms and if venue security determine the item might interfere with the performance or the audience's view of the show, the item will need to be turned off or cloaked.

Show day queuing: Rod Laver Arena does not encourage guests to queue early, and queuing will not be permitted until 8.00am on the show day. The safety and enjoyment of our guests is our priority, we encourage guests who do arrive early to take care of themselves and eat and drink throughout the day. Please be aware that queuing spaces are un-sheltered.

Venue security is not responsible for keeping the order of the line - the line will be self-policed and we strongly encourage you to look after one another, and respect where each person is in the line. Camping within the Melbourne Park precinct is strictly prohibited.

General admission guests will enter Rod Laver Arena through the Northern Entrance at Garden Square, and should queue here.

Parent Pick-Up: Parents wishing to pick their children up from the show will be able to use to the Northern Car Park at Entrance A, Batman Avenue, or the AAMI Park Car Park at Entrance E, Olympic Boulevard. Parents can enter the car parks from 9.45pm and wait to collect their children.

examples of backpacks not permitted into the arena

Regardless of size, backpacks including handbag style backpacks and draw string backpacks, are not permitted into the arena.

Premium experiences

VIP Experiences: A range of VIP experiences are available for this event. Please see the Ticketek website for further details.

Superboxes: Rod Laver Arena has 31 Superboxes for hire on an event by event or year round basis, offering delicious in box catering. Please contact our Premier Events & Experiences team for more information.

Blackpink at Rod Laver Arena

After selling out shows across Asia BLACKPINK will soon be the first K-Pop band to perform at Coachella, with the In Your Area tour travelling to the US & Europe before making it's way to Australia.

BLACKPINK’s 4 members: JISOO, JENNIE, ROSÉ and LISA, have drawn a lot of attention since their first debut EP ‘SQUARE ONE’ in 2016. ‘SQUARE UP’ is the highest ranked album from a female Korean act to ever crack the Billboard 200, and the MV of their first single, ‘Ddu-Du Ddu-du’ was the most viewed K-pop on YouTube within the first 24 hours, it holds the title of the second most watched music video of all time with over 36.2 million in the first 24hours.

The quartet’s single ‘As If It’s Your Last’ released in 2017, debuted at at No. 1 on Billboard's World Digital Song Sales Chart and within 17 hours after its release, broke records, by gaining more than 11 million views on YouTube, becoming the fastest music video to exceed 10 million views by a K-pop group at that time.

The excitement of bringing In Your Area to Australia is further amplified as it is Aussie fans’ first time welcoming home, Australian – Korean, ROSÉ. She was born in New Zealand before her family migrated to Australia, where ROSÉ grew up before she joined BLACKPINK.

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Thursday 13 June

Outer doors - 5.00pm

Inner Doors - 6.00pm

Show Start Time - 8.00pm