THE WEEKND ANNOUNCES “STARBOY: LEGEND OF THE FALL 2017 WORLD TOUR – PHASE TWO” WITH PERFORMANCE AT LITTLE CAESARS ARENA NOVEMBER 1
Tickets On Sale Now
(DETROIT– June 13, 2017) — 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 a stop at Little Caesars Arena on Wednesday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m. Phase Two will kick off in September with Gucci Mane and Nav as special guests for all US dates.
Tickets ($39.75, $69.75, $89.75 and $150.75) go on sale Friday, June 16 at 11 a.m. and can be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, LiveNation.com, The Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611.
Phase One of the tour kicked off in February in Stockholm, Sweden and wrapped in June 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.
For more information, please visit https://www.theweeknd.com/.
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.