THE WEEKND GOES ON A WORLD TOUR – ONE STOP IN SWEDEN
Today the diamond certified and award winning artist The Weeknd confirms the date for his upcoming tour ”After Hours til Dawn”! The next stage of the tour starts in the UK before he moves on to the rest of Europe en finishes in Latin America. On Saturday June 17 and 18 2023, The Weeknd comes to Tele2 Arena in Stockholm for two long-awaited concerts!
Support: Kaytranada och Mike Dean
The North American part of the stadium tour was an incredible success which hit attendance record after attendance record and ended up completely sold out. The tour has since made over 130 million dollars.
UN:s World Food Program Foodwill Ambassador, Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, will once again collaborate with the UN:s World Food Program through contributions from the other part of the tour to XO Humanitarian Fund, which supports organizations response to the global hunger crisis. 1€ from every ticket sold in Europe, 1 GBP in UK and the equivalent in 1 USD in countries across Latin America will go to towards this important cause. The fund raised money during the North American part of the tour through ticket sales, proceeds from an exclusive tour T-shirt and a $500 000 donation directly from The Weeknd. Even The Weeknd's business partners, the arenas and the board at World Food Program USA contributed. As did tour sponsor Binance, which contributed $2 million to the fund. The first grant of $2 million will provide emergency food and nutrition assistance to the most food insecure regions of Ethiopia.
The tour celebrates The Weeknds album “After Hours” from 2020 (hit single “Blinding Lights” was #1 on Billboards Hot 100 of all time and passed Chubby Checkers hit ”The Twist” from 1960). The tour also takes place in conjuntion with the critically acclaimed album ”Dawn FM”, that was released in January 2022. Kaytranada and Mike Dean will be supporting acts on all the European dates on the tour.
”After Hours til Dawn”-tour is operated by Binance, the global the blockchain ecosystem behind the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchange, that brings Web 3.0-technology to concert goes all over the world. The ticket holders will recieve a souvenir-NFT as well as access to an exclusive NFT collection for The Weeknd's tour. Five percent of sales from the upcoming tour's NFT collection will be donated to the XO Humanitarian Fund.
Dates & times
June 17, 2023
June 18, 2023
General admission - 18 June
400-1400 SEK+ service feeBuy tickets
General admission - 17 June