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The Weeknd Announces After Hours Tour Ahead Of Forthcoming Album
Just before the release of his upcoming studio album After Hours, GRAMMY-winning pop/r&b star The Weeknd, a.k.a Abel Tesfaye, has announced that he will embark on an After Hours world tour this year.
In support of the forthcoming project, the "Uncut Gems" star will complete performances throughout the United Kingdom and Europe in the fall after hitting North American stops in Canada and the United States during the summer. Stops on the tour include Toronto, Brooklyn, Nashville, Chicago, Houston, Portland, Los Angeles, Manchester and Berlin, among others.
The artist’s return to the stage this summer will mark his first shows since his 2017 Starboy tour. Dates will be supported by singer-songwriter Sabrina Claudio, Houston-based rapper-singer and Cactus Jack signee Don Toliver and Canadian hip-hop duo 88Glam.
The After Hours tour will kick off with The Weeknd making a stop in Vancouver on June 11 at Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena and will run through the summer and into November, where the tour will wrap in Paris on November 12 at the AccorHotels Arena.
The tour announcement closely follows a string of singles (“Heartless,” “Blinding Lights,” “After Hours”) released by the artist ahead of his upcoming fourth studio album, After Hours, which is due out March 20 via XO/Republic Records.
Pre-sale access will be spread across dates and locations on a rolling basis next week, with the earliest availability beginning on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 1 a.m. local time for Great Britain shows and 7 a.m. for Miami, Atlanta, New York City and Washington D.C. shows. Public on-sale will begin on Friday, Feb. 28 at 10 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. Pre-sale release dates and times for each location can be found via Ticketmaster. Tickets are available for purchase here.