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The Weeknd Performs @ Roots Picnic 2015

Abel shut down Philadelphia last night with a headlining set at the eighth annual Roots Picnic festival.

Watch Abel perform “The Hills” for one of the first times above, and check out our footage of “The Birds (Part 1)”, “Wicked Games”, and “High For This” after the jump. We’d love to post your footage too — email me at or tweet me if you’re feeling generous!

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The Weeknd announces second leg of North American tour

He’s baaaaaaaaack!

In addition to his five existing show dates with Florence and The Machine, Abel will be making some more of his own show money this Fall by embarking on yet another tour across North America, revisiting many of the cities he hit during the last tour as well as a few new ones.

All tickets will be going on sale this Friday morning (at the times specified below), so if the last tour was any indication, I would set your alarm clocks now!

September 24: Winnipeg, MB (Burton Cummings Theatre) — Tickets @ 10 AM CDT
September 26: Edmonton, MB (Edmonton Event Centre) — Tickets @ 10 AM MDT
September 27: Calgary, AB (Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium) — Tickets @ 10 AM MDT
October 16: Orlando, FL (House of Blues Orlando) — Tickets @ 10 AM EDT
October 17: Miami Beach, FL (The Fillmore Miami Beach) — Tickets @ 10 AM EDT
October 19: Atlanta, GA (Atlanta Civic Center) — Tickets @ 12 PM EDT
October 20: Charlotte, NC (The Fillmore Charlotte) — Tickets @ 10 AM EDT
October 22: Boston, MA (House of Blues Boston) — Tickets @ 10 AM EDT
October 23: Boston, MA (House of Blues Boston) — Tickets @ 10 AM EDT
October 26: New York, NY (Terminal 5) — Tickets @ 12 PM EDT
October 27: Bronx, NY (Paradise Theater) — Tickets @ 12 PM EDT
October 29: Montreal, QC (Métropolis) — Tickets @ 12 PM EDT

The Weeknd performs Wicked Games in Paris

By far one of the best live performances of any song by any artist I’ve ever seen. It’s crazy how far Abel’s live vocals and stage presence have come in the past year.

OVO Fest 2012: Drake, The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky, 2 Chainz, and more!

It’s that time of year again, my friends! The third annual OVO Festival is coming back to Toronto on August 5. Special guests include Drake, The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky, 2 Chainz, and more surprises than you could possibly prepare for.

Tickets go on pre-sale this Wednesday, June 6 at 10:00 AM EDT and on sale to the general public this Saturday, June 9 at 10:00 AM EDT. All transactions will be going through Live Nation, so be sure to check your pre-sale eligibility and the concrete times as the day approaches.

Much more info will be pouring in about the festival in the coming weeks, but NOW is the time to get those tickets! Can’t wait to see everyone there!

The Weeknd announces shows in Paris, Brussels, and London

Abel is finally going across the pond to do some shows! After wrapping up his North American tour, The Weeknd will be headed to Europe to perform three shows during the first week of June.

Show info:

  • Paris, France on Tuesday, June 5 at Le Bataclan. Doors open at 7:30 PM. Tickets are on sale now for €34.
  • Brussels, Belgium on Wednesday, June 6 at Recyclart. Doors open at 7:30 PM. Tickets are on sale now for €25.
  • London, England on Thursday, June 7 at Wilton Music Hall. Doors open at 7:00 PM. Presale tickets will be sold starting May 27 at 9AM and for the general public on May 28 at 9AM, all through Live Nation UK.

Stay tuned for more concert announcements in the near future! xo

The Weeknd to perform at ACL Music Festival in Texas

Abel has been added to yet another festival stage this year, making this his tenth festival appearance! This time it’s the Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival in Austin, Texas. The Weeknd will play on Sunday, October 14 in Zilker Park.

Tickets and festival passes can be purchased directly from the ACL Festival website. Act quick!