Harlem Globetrotters – April 18th


The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters are set to again thrill Australians and Kiwis with their iconic brand of basketball as part of their 2019 Fan Powered World Tour this April.

Following their hugely successful tour of Australia in 2018, NBL Owner and Executive Director Larry Kestelman said he was delighted to continue and expand the Harlem Globetrotters partnership across Australia, as well as hosting shows in New Zealand.

“The Harlem Globetrotters have entertained millions of people all over the world for 93 years, and after performing in front of sell-out crowds across the country in 2018, we are excited to have them back for shows in Australia and New Zealand next April,” he said.

“We want to bring the biggest and best basketball events to Australia and with the NBL’s increasing international exposure and presence within New Zealand, it is fitting that we host events there too. We are in the business of delivering great family entertainment and the Harlem Globetrotters are just that.”

First formed in 1926, the Harlem Globetrotters are one of the most popular entertainment brands in the world, performing hundreds of live shows every year.

Their unique basketball skills and wizardry have thrilled millions of fans around the world and the team is synonymous with family entertainment and breaking down barriers and social divides.

The Globetrotters currently hold 21 Guinness World Record Titles, having set an amazing 5 new records on Guinness World Records Day in 2018.

Tour Itinerary

Sunday 7th April – Melbourne Arena

Tuesday 9th April – Queensland State Netball Centre

Wednesday 10th April – Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre

Thursday 11th April – Gold Coast Sports & Leisure Centre

Friday 12th April – University of Sunshine Coast Stadium

Saturday 13th April – Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney

Sunday 14th April – Newcastle Entertainment Centre

Tuesday 16th April – ILT Stadium, Invercargill

Wednesday 17th April – Horncastle Arena, Christchurch

Thursday 18th April – The Trusts Arena, Auckland

Saturday 20th April – Central Energy Trust Arena, Palmerston North

Tickets available from 10:00am AEDT, Monday 10th December for select NBL Groups, and to the general public from 10:00am, Friday 14th December at www.nbl.com.au/globetrotters.

About the Harlem Globetrotters The Globetrotters have a star-studded roster featuring showman Big Easy Lofton, Too Tall Hall, Scooter Christensen, Spider Sharpless and Torch George, just the 16th female player in team history*.

The Harlem Globetrotters® are legendary worldwide, synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment and great basketball skills for the past 93 years. Throughout their history, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 123 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans – among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents – over nine thrilling decades. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, visit the Globetrotters’ official Web site: www.harlemglobetrotters.com and follow them on Twitter @Globies.


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