EMINEM ESSENTIALS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR #RAPTURE2019
19 Feb 2019
- Rap God Eminem is taking to the stage at Stadium Australia this Friday 22 February for #RAPTURE2019;
- Concert goers are encouraged to arrive early with gates opening at 5:15pm;
- Return travel on Sydney Trains and Major Event Buses is included in all tickets;
- Fans should allow additional time for the security screening process when entering the Stadium.
Crystelle Cordero and Nathan Davis
THE real Slim Shady is ready to stand up for #RAPTURE2019 this Friday night at Stadium Australia, and to help you have an awesome night we’ve put together the ultimate Sydney show info sheet.
All your questions from bags, food, transport and timings are covered, so read on!
DON'T MISS A BEAT . . . KEY TIMINGS:
- VIP Early Entry: 5:00pm
- Gates Open: 5:15pm
- Boogie: 6:00pm
- Royce da 5’9”: 6:55pm
- Hilltop Hoods: 8:00pm
- Eminem: 9:15pm
Head to our event page for seating plans, conditions of entry and other event details.
WHAT'S THE BEST WAY TO GET TO THE CONCERT?
Good news for Eminem fans: tickets to the show at Stadium Australia include return travel on all public transport; including Sydney Trains, Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses and regular bus services, Ferry services and Light Rail services. Fans simply need to present their ticket or proof of purchase to a member of transport staff.
For all the latest transport info and to plan your trip, visit the Transport for NSW event page.
Car parks in Sydney Olympic Park are expected to fill on the night, so if you must drive it's vital you pre-book your parking here.
Fans are strongly encouraged to plan their trip in advance, arrive early and leave plenty of additional travel time.
TAXIS AND DEDICATED RIDE SHARE PICK UP ZONE
The nearest Taxi Rank to Stadium Australia is Herb Elliott Avenue near the Pullman Hotel. For details of taxi networks servicing the Sydney area visit NSW Taxi Council.
A ‘ride share’ pick up zone will be operating from P6 car park.
Concert goers using services such as Uber, Taxis, Ola or Taxify to get home should arrange with their drivers to pick them up on the corner of Australia Avenue and Murray Rose Avenue.
Rideshare drivers can access the area from 9:30pm and enjoy free coffee if they arrive before 10pm.
GRAB A BITE BEFORE AND AFTER THE SHOW
With a number of restaurants, cafes, bars and pop-up food stalls open in the Park pre and post-concert all your food and drink needs are sorted.
Local cafes and restaurants will be open all day, including the Brewery which will be operating an extended bar area on Dawn Fraser Avenue from 11am. A range of international food trucks and stalls will also be open in Cathy Freeman Park from 4pm.
Head here for the full list of permanent eateries available in Sydney Olympic Park.
UNAUTHORISED TICKET SELLERS
Remember Ticketek is the ONLY authorised ticketing agent for this event. To ensure you don’t end up with invalid tickets, DO NOT buy them through any unauthorised re-sellers such as Viagogo, Ticketmaster Resale, Tickets, eBay, Gumtree, Tickets Australia, Ticket Merchant, Ticket Blaster, Ticket Bis, Queenoftickets, etc.
Stadium Australia has no obligation to honour tickets bought from any agent other than Ticketek.
We don’t want anyone to miss out on what is sure to be an awesome night, so spread the word.
SAFETY AND SECURITY AT ANZ STADIUM
Public safety is our number one priority at Stadium Australia.
The Stadium works closely with NSW Police and other authorities to identify risks at all events.
A high NSW Police and Security presence will be in place for the concert, both inside Stadium Australia and throughout the Sydney Olympic Park precinct before, during and after the event.
Fans are encouraged to arrive early and leave additional time for the security screening process when entering the Stadium. This process will include mandatory bag searches and personal checks.
Only small bags (no larger than an A4 piece of paper) will be permitted inside Stadium Australia, and all bags will be checked by security. No backpacks will be permitted into the venue for this event. Fans should arrive without bags if possible.
See something/Say something: Please report any unusual or suspicious behaviour or unattended items to Customer Service staff, Police or Security.
Thank you for helping us provide a safe environment for this great event!
Have further questions? Checkout our FAQs page or hit us up on social @ANZStadium.