Chart-topping, DJ/producer Avicii announced that he will be launching his North American #TRUETOUR. Promoted exclusively by Live Nation and produced by At Night Management, the tour will kick off on April 10 in Boston, MA at the TD Garden and visit several major cities throughout North America including New York City, Toronto, Washington DC, Boston, Phoenix, Houston and Chicago, with additional cities to be announced later this year. Tickets are on sale starting Friday, January 31 at 12:00 PM Local Time through the Live Nation mobile app and at www.livenation.com.
Avicii is renowned for his spectacular live shows, bringing audiences to ecstatic moments of party bliss and ‘driving the crowd bonkers” (Rolling Stone). The new tour will showcase an all new, world class production. Just recently, when the European leg of #TRUETOUR hitting London, Paris, Amsterdam and Stockholm was put on sale, it sold out in minutes.
After just three years of performing, Avicii rocketed to the #3 position on DJ Mag’s yearly poll of the Top 100 DJs and appeared on Forbes Most Powerful Artists Under 30 in 2013 and 2014. His first album, last year’s TRUE, was named Album of the Year by Elektro and the New York Times called Avicii “savvy and timely,” and “an artist carrying today – and tomorrow – on his shoulders.” Dancing Astronaut wrote, “…timeless…an hour of excellence.” “Wake Me Up,” the first single from the album, has sold over 8.5 million copies, was #1 in 81 countries, is triple platinum in the U.S., and the video for the track has been watched over 235 million times on YouTube alone. “Hey Brother,” his current single, is exploding at radio and its video has received raves around the world: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Cp6mKbRTQY
Avicii broke out with his international mega-hit “Le7els” which conquered club charts worldwide, garnered over 83 million YouTube views and sold over 4 million singles; and“Silhouettes,” which netted over 40 million views. 24-year old Avicii leads the next generation of electronic music producers to explode, propelling him into the ranks of superstar DJs who are able to perform to massive crowds. He is the face of Denim and Supply Ralph Lauren which has been a true creative partnership between Avicii and the brand. Avicii and manager Ash Pournouri, AT NIGHT MANAGEMENT, have donated over $2.5 million to hunger initiatives through their House for Hunger charity, including royalties from Avicii X You, the first ever worldwide music collaboration.
AVICII ANNOUNCES #TRUETOUR FOR NORTH AMERICA was last modified: January 24th, 2014 by Davina Ferreira