THE WEEKND ANNOUNCES
STARBOY: LEGEND OF THE FALL 2017 WORLD TOUR
STOPPING AT AMALIE ARENA ON MAY 12, 2017
Tickets go on sale Friday, November 4 at 10:00 AM
TAMPA, FL – Grammy Award®-winning and multi-platinum selling music artist The Weeknd unveiled details behind his first-ever world tour – Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour. Phase one of the North American and European spanning tour will kick off on Friday, February 17 in Stockholm, Sweden at The Globe and visit 14 additional cities across Europe including Paris, London, Amsterdam, Zurich, Oslo, Copenhagen and more before heading to North America on Tuesday, April 25 in Vancouver, British Columbia. The North American leg of the tour will bring the genre-spanning artist to an additional 25 cities across the U.S. and Canada including stops in Los Angeles, Brooklyn, Toronto, Montreal, Chicago, Washington DC, Seattle and more, including at stop at Tampa’s AMALIE® Arena on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 7:30 PM. Promoted exclusively by Live Nation, the Starboy: Legend of the Fall World Tour 2017 will support the The Weeknd’s highly-anticipated new album, Starboy, due out Friday, November 25 on XO/Republic Records.
A Citi® cardmember pre-sale begins Tuesday, November 1 at 10:00 AM through Citi’s Private Pass® Program. For complete pre-sale details, visit www.citiprivatepass.com. Tickets for both the North American and European dates for the Starboy: Legend of the Fall World Tour 2017 go on sale Friday, November 4, 2016 at www.livenation.com.
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.” The Weeknd’s fourth full-length album “Starboy” is set for release November 25, 2016. The title track featuring Daft Punk broke the record for “Most Release Weekend Streams Ever” upon its release. In less than a week, the single amassed over 17 million streams globally and 6.5 million streams in the United States, becoming #1 Most Added at Top 40, Rhythm, Urban, and Hot AC.
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TICKETS: Tickets for the event go on sale Friday, November 4, 2016 at 10:00 AM at the McDonald’s® Ticket Office at AMALIE Arena, Ticketmaster outlets and at Ticketmaster.com. Order tickets by phone by calling 800.745.3000. Ticket prices are $35.75, $55.25, $75.25 and $121.25. Prices do not include facility fee or service charges. Advanced parking passes are available at Ticketmaster.com or the ticket office. Visit amaliearena.com or call 813.301.2500 for more information.
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