Eminem returns to Etihad Stadium as a part of his Rapture tour on Wednesday 19 February, 2014.
Support acts for the concert include: Kendrick Lamar, J.Cole and Australia's very own, 360.
Eminem sold out every seat of his triumphant stadium tour of Australia two years ago. The crowd at Etihad Stadium in 2011 of 61,405 was one of the venue’s highest attendances for a concert.
Eminem is a 13-time Grammy and Oscar winner and has sold 30 million albums, scanned 120 million singles and had 2.5 billion views online.
The concert will follow the release his new album: The Marshall Mathers LP2.
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4.00pm – LiveWire (ticketed area)
4.00pm – Gates Open
4.15pm – M-Phazes
4.45pm – 360
5.40pm – Action Bronson
6.25pm – J. Cole
7.45pm – Kendrick Lamar
9.15pm – Eminem
11.00pm – Approximate Finish Time
Gate Opening Times and Entry Procedures:
All gates will open at 4pm. Please see below for which gates apply to various ticket types.
Lose Yourself Area
Patrons with tickets for the ‘Lose Yourself’ area are advised to queue and enter at Gate 1. Upon entry, patrons will receive a wristband. Patrons must have a wristband to enter the arena.
Red Zone A & Red Zone B
Patrons with ‘Red Zone A’ and ‘Red Zone B’ tickets on the arena are advised to enter via Gate 7. Upon entry, patrons will receive a wristband. Patrons must have a wristband to enter the arena.
Reserve Stadium Seating
Patrons with reserved tickets located in the stadium’s seating bowl are advised to refer to their event tickets which will state the recommended entry gate.
Wheelchair patrons with tickets for the arena can enter via Gate 6, Level B2.
The roof will be closed for this event.
Pre-purchased tickets can be collected from the Gate 3 and Gate 7 ticket windows from 2.00pm on the day of the event, or from Etihad Stadium’s Customer Service Centre (located opposite Gate 2) from 3.30pm.
Patrons can scan out at Gates 1, 3, 5 and 7 and re-enter at those Gates. Patrons must have a valid admission ticket to scan out and re-enter the venue.
Etihad Stadium is a smoke-free venue. Patrons are not permitted to smoke inside the venue, including on the arena and within the underground car park. Patrons caught smoking within the venue can be ejected and/or fined.
Patrons can scan out at Gates, 1, 3, 5 and 7. Patrons are permitted to smoke in designated areas of the external concourse.
Alcohol is not permitted on the external concourse of Etihad Stadium at any time. Patron’s queuing for access to the concert will not be permitted to drink or possess alcohol. Alcohol will be sold inside the venue and is permitted on the arena.
Please note any patrons wishing to queue before the opening of Gates must do so in the appropriate sections of the external concourse. If you queue at the wrong Gate you may be redirected once Gates open. Patrons are not permitted to queue prior to 12pm of the event day. Please see the ‘Entry Procedures’ section above for specific Gate numbers for ticket-holders.
External merchandise outlets will be located at the Bourke Street Bridge and on the external concourse outside Gates 2, 5 and 7.
Internal merchandise outlets will be located at:
Arena: Red Zone B
Level 1: Aisles 23, 34, 43 and Victory Room ABC
Level 2: Aisles 30 and Studio
Level 3: Aisle 18 and 30
There will be limited ATM facilities available on the event day. Patrons are encouraged to bring cash to avoid queues and delays.
Etihad Stadium’s ATMs are located at:
LiveWire at Gate 2 - external to venue (next to sliding doors) and internal near stairs
Level 1 – outside at Gate 2 and inside at Gate 1, Gate 2 and Gate 7
Level 2 – Aisle 6
Level 3 – Aisles 8 and 32
Cloaking will be available inside Gate 4.
Etihad Stadium’s undercover car park will be open for the concert. A parking rate of $30 applies.
Food and beverage outlets will be open for the event on all levels of the stadium as well as on the arena. The bars and restaurants within the stadium’s Gate 2 LiveWire precinct will be open and classified as a ticketed area from 4.00pm.
The Arena View Restaurant, located in the stadium’s Gate 2 Livewire precinct is offering a bistro menu to compliment our new beverage range. If you mention that you saw this add on the website when ordering we will include a complementary dessert of choice to share between two people. Arena View Restaurant will be open from 4.00pm.
Etihad Stadium’s Locker Room Cafe, Bar & Beer Garden (also at Gate 2) will be open with a new meatball cart concept and outdoor bar in operation in the Beer Garden from 3pm with music pumping to get you in the mood! There will be a pop-up cider bar in the cafe throughout the event. The Locker Room Bar will also be open post-event.
For a beautiful harbour view, make your way to Etihad Stadium’s Victory Room D&E. This will be accessible from 4.00pm offering an outdoor bar area, Butchers Block and other great food and beverage offerings.
Corporate Hospitality Package Guests:
The Fan Experience – Victory Room E
Patrons with tickets for The Fan Experience can enter and receive their wristbands at Gate 1 and proceed to Victory Room E.
Premium Show Package – The Brasserie
Patrons with the Premium Show Package can enter and receive their wristbands at Gate 1 and proceed to Level 2 to The Brasserie.
Rap God Ultimate VIP Access Bar – Legends Bar
Patrons with tickets for the Rap God Ultimate VIP Access Bar package in the Legends Bar can collect tickets and merchandise from the ShowBiz Marquee located outside Gate 5.
ShowBiz Fan Package
Patrons with tickets for the Fan Package can collect tickets and merchandise from the ShowBiz Marquee located outside Gate 5.
ShowBiz Tickets Plus
Patrons with tickets for the ShowBiz Tickets Plus package can collect tickets and merchandise from the ShowBiz Marquee located outside Gate 5.
Professional cameras (cameras which have a detachable lens) and single purpose video or recording devices are strictly prohibited.
Lost and Found:
Contact Etihad Stadium on (03) 8625 7700 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire about lost or found items.
Conditions of Entry:
Please see the Entry Terms and Conditions page in the ‘Getting There’ section of Etihad Stadium’s website for specific entry terms and conditions.
No individual should be in possession of any of the following items:
Glass items, weapons, fireworks, or political banners.
The promoter advises that as Rapture 2014 is a licensed event, it is recommended that General Admission zones consist of patrons aged 15 years and above.
Also please be aware that the concert will involve the use of explicit language - parental discretion is therefore advised.