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the September 30 gig, nearly double the stadium’s previously recorded capacity of 13,500 at the NQ Cowboys v Panthers match in 2001.
Cairns Mayor Bob Manning said the concert would be the largest single ticketed music event hosted in the region. “As a city, it showcases our ability to host world class events, and as a region, it will deliver outstanding national and international exposure and ongoing economic benefits,” he said.
CAZALYS Stadium is set to attract a recordbreaking audience when Sir Elton John (right) performs in Cairns in September, attracting double the stadium’s capacity crowd.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the Once in a Lifetime Tour, which is also heading to Mackay, would be the biggest event, of any kind, hosted in Cazalys and Mackay’s BB Print Stadium history.
Cairns is on track to reach 25,000 audience members for