Country music superstar Keith Urban is kicking off 2021 world tour The Speed of Now in Newcastle

BE QUICK: Australia's own country music superstar Keith Urban is kicking off his next world tour at Newcastle Entertainment Centre on December 1, 2021.

BE QUICK: Australia's own country music superstar Keith Urban is kicking off his next world tour at Newcastle Entertainment Centre on December 1, 2021.

Keith Urban is kicking off his world tour The Speed of Now in Newcastle on December 1, 2021.

The five-time ARIA and four-time Grammy Award winner Keith Urban today announced 11 dates for the Australian leg of his world tour.

He last performed at Newcastle Entertainment Centre in 2019 as part of his Graffiti U world tour which was seen by close to 1.5 million people in seven countries.

Urban released album The Speed of Now Part 1 in September which features collaborations with P!nk, Breland, Nile Rodgers and Eric Church. The album includes the global hit One Too Many and debuted at number one on the charts in Australia, the United States and Canada.

"Releasing The Speed Of Now this year, and seeing it embraced so quickly and so passionately, was truly phenomenal. But this album is built to play live," Urban said.

Fans can expect to hear his best-known hits including One Too Many, The Fighter, Wasted Time, Blue Ain't Your Colour and Long Hot Summer.

Tickets go on sale at noon on Tuesday, December 8 (Telstra presale December 3 to 8) by visiting keithurban.com.

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