Thursday, March 22, 2012

One Direction announce North American tour

UK pop sensation One Direction have announced the first series of dates for their summer tour of North America.

The tour kicks off May 24 in Fairfax, Virgina, with dates running through July – with more to be announced.

Tickets go on this Saturday, March 24.

This week, the band made history on the Billboard 200 albums chart as the first U.K. group to debut at #1 with their debut album.

One Direction’s "Up All Night" entered the chart on top after selling 176,000 copies in their first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

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2012 North American tour

May 24 - Fairfax, VA (Patriot Center)
May 25 - East Rutherford, NJ (Izod Center)
May 26 - New York, NY (Beacon Theatre)
May 28 - Philadelphia, PA (Tower Theatre)
May 29 - Toronto, Ontario (Molson Canadian Amphitheatre)
Jun 01 - Detroit, MI (Fox Theatre)
Jun 02 - Chicago, IL (Allstate Arena)
Jun 08 - San Diego, CA (Viejas Arena)
Jun 09 - Las Vegas, NV (Planet Hollywood)
Jun 10 - Phoenix, AZ (Comerica Theatre)
Jun 13 - San Jose, CA (Events Center)
Jun 14 - Oakland, CA (Paramount Theatre)
Jun 16 - Los Angeles, CA (Gibson Amphitheatre)
Jun 17 - Anaheim, CA (The Theatre At Honda Center)
Jun 23 - Dallas, TX (Gexa Energy Pavilion)
Jun 24 - Houston, TX (Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion)
Jun 26 - Atlanta, GA (The Arena At Gwinett Center)
Jun 27 - Charlotte, NC (Time Warner Cable Arena)
Jun 29 - Tampa, FL (1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre)
Jun 30 - Orlando, FL (Amway Center)
Jul 01 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL (Bank Atlantic Center)

* more dates to be announced

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See also:

One Direction makes US chart history with #1 debut