The wait is finally over for fans of The Weeknd. After his debut in Argentina at Lollapalooza in 2017, a lot happened in the life of Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, the real name behind the multifaceted Canadian artist. With three hit-filled studio albums since then, to which was recently added the Avatar soundtrack, the artist’s fame has multiplied at the speed of light, making him one of the most relevant names on the pop scene. contemporary. No wonder he has garnered thousands more fans in Argentinamany of whom will be seeing it for the first time at the River Plate Stadium on October 18. Tickets can be purchased in an exclusive pre-sale instance for BBVA customers starting on Wednesday, March 8 at 10 am (for 48 hours or until stocks last), which will then give way to general sale starting on Friday, March 10 at 10 a.m. The only official means of sale in both cases is AllAccess.com.ar.
There are plenty of introductions with an artist like The Weeknd, who unleashes hit after hit on a global scale and tops Billboard’s list of the 100 most successful songs of all time with “Blinding Lights”. The pop icon returns to visit Argentine fans after six years (his debut was at Lollapalooza in 2017), with a lot of new material to release in these latitudes. In his debut in Argentina he presented Starboy. From then until today, The Weeknd has released My Dear Melancholy (2018), After Hours (2020) and Dawn FM (2022). The tour combines the presentations of his last two works since the plans to present After Hours had to be postponed due to the restrictions imposed by the pandemic. The name of the tour, “After Hours Til Dawn”, combines the titles of their latest releases in such a way that what we could translate as “after hours and until dawn” is formed. A tour that promises that, a complete and unforgettable night.
The first leg of this tour – his first arena tour – found him performing his most ambitious show to date across his native Canada and the United States. The tour proposes an immersive bet that takes elements from theater and performing arts to give an experience with club night moments as well as other more conceptual moments, of a more stripped-down intimacy. At the forefront is always the magnetism of The Weeknd’s unquestionable vocal prowess, owner of one of the most distinguishable voices of our era.
In the largest production of his career, the public will be able to enjoy the reflection of his creative path, which, in addition to being a musical journey, has a captivating aesthetic and conceptual imprint. The tour is also the first to integrate 3.0 technology for a unique experience: The Weeknd has the blockchain platform Binance as a sponsor of the tourwith whom he has launched an exclusive collection of NFTs for the occasion as well as jointly designed merchandising.
The Latin American segment will include his visit to Buenos Aires, as well as Colombia, Mexico and various countries on the continent. Produced by DF Entertainment, the event will take place on October 18, 2023 at the River Plate Stadium.
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