|Tour by Jessica Mauboy
|7 November 2013
|24 January 2014
|No. of shows
|27 in Australia
|Jessica Mauboy concert chronology
To the End of the Earth Tour is the second concert tour by Australian recording artist Jessica Mauboy, but her first solo headlining national tour. There are 27 shows in metropolitan and regional Australia, running from November 2013 to January 2014. Launched to support the release of her third studio album, Beautiful (2013), the tour began on 7 November 2013 in Adelaide, South Australia. A diverse set of songs from the studio albums Been Waiting , Get 'Em Girls and Beautiful, along with covers and songs from The Sapphires are part of the tour.
In July 2013, Mauboy announced the To the End of the Earth Tour, a national tour presented by Nescafé to celebrate its global 75th anniversary.Tickets for the tour went on sale on 5 August. Mauboy is also headlining a series of Nescafé intimate acoustic sessions in five cities. The tour has been choreographed by Marko Panzic. Mauboy said that her shows will take the audience on a "journey from (her) early career right up to now" and noted that "it's time to look back and then look forward." Mauboy says that the tour creates "one big party atmosphere" and that there will be "fun costumes, an amazing band, it's a big show." Mauboy is playing two shows at the Darwin Entertainment Centre, in her hometown Darwin, and said that it would be "amazing" to have all her friends, family and familiar faces in the audience.
The setlist also includes an encore of "Inescapable" and "Pop a Bottle (Fill Me Up)". The five acts consisted of songs from:
Mauboy has garnered positive reviews and high praise for her To the End of the Earth Tour shows. The first show in Adelaide received exceptional reviews from critics. Matt Gilbertson from Adelaide Now stated, "Jessica Mauboy proves that she has more than what it takes to compete on the international pop scene delivering a truly world class performance", before noting that Mauboy's energy, extraordinary vocals and endearing personality spoke for itself.Gilbertson described Mauboy as "one of Australia's finest female pop treasures" and stated that the whole crowd was on their feet by the end of the night.
Glamadelaide commented that one of the highlights of the show was when the "whole band changed outfits for The Sapphires medley", where Mauboy's voice "absolutely soared".Glamadelaide also praised Mauboy's fashion choices and swift costume changes, noting that she looked fierce in silver leather shorts and a jacket with the letters 'JM 89' on the back. Writers from music blogging site auspOp reviewed Mauboy's Melbourne show and stated that she had "great stage presence". auspOp also noted that Mauboy's renditions of "I Have Nothing" along with "Time After Time" were "brilliant" and the "whole auditorium came to a hush" in the special "moment", before highlighting that Mauboy has done an exceptional job growing up in the public eye.
Of her Sydney show, Yahoo 7 commented that Mauboy is the "hardest working girl in showbiz" and revved up the audience with "confidence and gusto", while also mentioning that her "powerful vocal range was in stunning display" when she sang "I Have Nothing".Yahoo 7 also stated: 'There were at least five fabulous costume changes, from silver space-suit-like numbers to glittery, sparkly dresses, all made in such speed at least one audience member nearby remarked at how bewildered they were that Mauboy managed it.' Clayton Bennett from NT News stated that Mauboy's "double date" in Darwin "didn't disappoint", and that "everyone was keen to see Jess on stage" for her two sell-out shows. Bennett described Mauboy as a "bubbly beauty" and also noted the diversity of the "packed" Darwin audience, consisting of family, friends and fans.
Dannielle Elms from Renowned for Sound commented that Mauboy "wowed" the crowd at her Brisbane concert, before stating: "Her voice was faultless, her style was refined and choreographed and her banter and communication with the audience was sweet, funny and classy."
This set list consists of 24 songs and is representative of the 1st show in Adelaide.It does not represent all concerts for the duration of the tour.
|7 November 2013
|Adelaide Entertainment Centre
|9 November 2013
|Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
|13 November 2013
|Wollongong Entertainment Centre
|14 November 2013
|Newcastle Entertainment Centre
|15 November 2013
|16 November 2013
|Darwin Entertainment Centre
|17 November 2013
|Darwin Entertainment Centre
|19 November 2013
|Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
|20 November 2013
|22 November 2013
|24 November 2013
|26 November 2013
|27 November 2013
|The Halls, Mackay Entertainment Centre
|29 November 2013
|Townsville Entertainment Centre
|8 January 2014
|9 January 2014
|Coffs Ex Services
|10 January 2014
|11 January 2014
|12 January 2014
|Tamworth Entertainment Centre
|14 January 2014
|17 January 2014
|Evan Theatre, Panthers
|18 January 2014
|19 January 2014
|Albury Entertainment Centre
|21 January 2014
|22 January 2014
|23 January 2014
|Wendouree Centre for Performing Art
|24 January 2014
Credits and personnel are taken from the Official To the End of the Earth Tour Program.
Behind the scenes
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