The Weeknd has announced a series of concerts in North American stadiums – dubbed the “After Hours Til Dawn” tour – which are set to begin in July and run through early September.
The singer will kick off the race in his hometown of Toronto on July 8 before heading to Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles and more.
He’ll be joined on the road by special guest Doja Cat – the two bonded on ‘You Right’ from Doja’s album ‘Planet Her’ last year. See tour dates below. Tickets go on sale March 10 local time.
According to a press release, these dates are just the first leg of a world tour that will also include stops in Mexico, South America, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Africa and the United States. Middle East which have not yet been announced.
Additionally, the singer – real name Abel Tesfaye – has partnered with the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) to launch the XO Humanitarian Fund. $1 from every ticket sold on the tour will go to the fund, which works to end the global hunger crisis. Tesfaye will also donate $500,000 to the fund.
“The purpose of this fund is to provide immediate lifesaving support to people on the brink of starvation,” Tesfaye said in a statement. “I am so grateful to have WFP as a partner and to further extend our reach to those who need it most.”
The Weeknd’s latest album, “Dawn FM”, arrived in January of this year. In a four-star review, NME‘s Rhian Daly said the sequel to 2020’s ‘After Hours’ “feels like the first steps on a journey for The Weeknd to find peace with himself; maybe next time we hear from him , it will fully embrace the light of day.”
The dates for The Weeknd’s “After Hours Til Dawn” North American tour in 2022 are:
Wednesday 8 – Toronto, Rogers Center
Tuesday 14 – Philadelphia, Lincoln Financial Field
Thursday 16 – New York, Metlife Stadium
Tuesday 21 – Boston, Gillette Stadium
Friday the 24th – Chicago, Soldier Field
Monday 27 – Detroit, Ford Field
Thursday 30 – Washington, FedExField Thursday
Thursday 4 – Tampa, Raymond James Stadium
Saturday 6 – Miami, Hard Rock Stadium
Thursday 11 – Atlanta, Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Sunday 14 – Arlington, AT&T Stadium
Thursday 18 – Denver, Empower Field at Mile High
Saturday 20 – Las Vegas, Allegiant Stadium
Tuesday 23 – Vancouver, BC Place
Thursday 25 – Seattle, Lumen Field
Saturday 27 – San Francisco, Levi’s Stadium
Tuesday 30 – Phoenix, State Farm Stadium
Friday 2 – Los Angeles, SoFi Stadium