The Weeknd Announces Starboy: Legend Of The Fall 2017 World Tour – Phase Two

The Weeknd Announces Starboy: Legend Of The Fall 2017 World Tour – Phase Two

By Scott Green

June 13 2017

THE WEEKND WILL MAKE STOPS THROUGHOUT NORTH AMERICA, NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA
TICKETS ON-SALE FOR NORTH AMERICA ONLY FRIDAY, JUNE 16TH AT 11AM LOCAL TIME
LATEST ALBUM STARBOY CERTIFIED 2X PLATINUM, TITLE TRACK ‘STARBOY’ CERTIFIED 5X PLATINUM

Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum selling music artist The Weeknd has announced a second leg to his critically acclaimed Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour, featuring stops throughout North America, New Zealand and Australia.  Promoted by Live Nation, Phase Two will kick off on September 6th in University Park, PA (full routing below). Gucci Mane and Nav will join The Weeknd for all US dates with French Montana and Nav joining him in Canada, New Zealand and Australia. 

 

Phase One of the tour kicked off on February 17th in Stockholm, Sweden and wrapped on June 9th in Cincinnati, Ohio. VARIETY named The Weeknd “a bonafide pop star and an undeniable influence on his contemporaries,” while BRITISH GQ hailed, “this was without-doubt one of the best shows we’ve seen from a mega star in a seriously long time.” The Weeknd released his fourth full length studio album, Starboy, on November 25, 2016 through XO/Republic Records to rave reviews. The Starboy album has since been streamed over 5 million times and certified 2x-platinum, while the title track ‘Starboy’ is now 5x-platinum.

Tickets for the North American dates of the Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour Phase Two go on-sale to the general public beginning Friday, June 16th at 11am local time. For the New Zealand and Australian shows, the on-sale date is forthcoming. For all ticket purchase information, please visit https://www.theweeknd.com/.

THE WEEKND STARBOY: LEGEND OF THE FALL 2017 WORLD TOUR PHASE TWO

*All dates, cities and venues below subject to change.

DATE

CITY

VENUE

 

9/6/17

University Park, PA

Bryce Jordan Center

 

9/9/17

Toronto, ON

Air Canada Centre

 

9/12/17

Boston, MA

TD Garden

 

9/15/17

Washington, DC

Verizon Center

 

9/16/17

Philadelphia, PA

Wells Fargo

 

9/19/17

Columbus, OH

Schottenstein

 

9/20/17

Indianapolis, IN

Banker’s Life Fieldhouse

 

9/22/17

Las Vegas, NV

iHeart

 

9/24/17

St. Paul, MN

Xcel Energy Center

 

9/26/17

Kansas City, MO

Sprint Center

 

9/27/17

Lincoln, NE

Pinnacle Bank Arena

 

9/29/17

Denver, CO

Pepsi Center

 

10/2/17

Edmonton

Rogers Place

 

10/5/17

Vancouver

Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena

 

10/6/17

Portland, OR

Moda Center

 

10/8/17

Oakland, CA

Oracle Arena

 

10/11/17

Sacramento, CA

Golden One Arena

 

10/13/17

Anaheim, CA

Honda Center

 

10/14/17

Las Vegas, NV

T-Mobile Arena

 

10/17/17

Houston, TX

Toyota Center

 

10/19/17

San Antonio, TX

AT&T Center

 

10/21/17

Tulsa, OK

BOK Center

 

10/24/17

Miami, FL

American Airlines Arena

 

10/28/17

Columbia, SC

Colonial Life Arena

 

10/29/17

Nashville, TN

Bridgestone Arena

 

11/1/17

Detroit, MI

Little Caesars Arena

 

11/2/17

Chicago, IL

United Center

 

11/29/17

Auckland, NZ

Spark Arena

12/2/17

Sydney, AUS

Qudos Bank Arena

12/6/17

Brisbane, AUS

Entertainment Center

12/8/17

Melbourne, AUS

Rod Laver Arena

12/11/17

Adelaide, AUS

Entertainment Center

12/14/17

Perth, AUS

Perth Arena

     

About The Weeknd

Starting off his career anonymously, The Weeknd first broke into the music scene with the 2011 mixtape House of Balloons followed by studio album Kiss Land in 2013 and the widely recognized Beauty Behind the Madness that earned him two Grammy Awards in 2015, an RIAA triple-platinum certification for cumulative sales in excess of 3 million, 16 RIAA certifications from tracks alone with “The Hills” [7x-platinum], “Can’t Feel My Face” [5x-platinum], “Often” [2x-platinum], “In The Night” [platinum], and “Acquainted” [platinum]. “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)” even garnered The Weeknd his first ever Academy Award nomination in the category of “Best Original Song.” Late last year, The Weeknd released his fourth full-length album “Starboy” [2x-platinum] which quickly rose to #1 in 90 countries, sold over one million albums globally and broke the global streaming record all in less than one week.

SOURCE Live Nation Entertainment

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