Discount One Direction tickets are scoring big at the top of trending concert sales queues, said Marta Ault at online discount ticket marketplace BuyAnySeat.com. After winning a boatload of awards this year, the British-Irish boy band is in the midst of their 71-date global Where We Are tour and take the field in North America at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario on August 1, 2014.
It’s good news for dedicated Directioners around the North American continent. The popular British-Irish boy band hits the shores on August 1, 2014 for a 37-date, 25 city swing through the heartland.
Currently back from Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo and performing at home in Dublin, Manchester, Edinburgh and London, the boys will be wrapping up the European leg of their international itinerary soon.
After kicking off the North American leg of their Where We Are tour at the Rogers Centre in Toronto with a two-nighter, One Direction heads for MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Nationals Park in D.C. and Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.
Next on the schedule in August are concerts at Ford Field in Detroit, LP Field in Nashville, NRG Stadium in Houston, AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis and Soldier Field in Chicago before hitting the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on September 11 and 12, 2014.
“One Direction just scored a Brit Award, three Billboard Music Awards, six Teen Choice Awards, three MTV EMAs and a Moonman for Best Song of the Summer at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards,” said Marta Ault at online discount ticket marketplace BuyAnySeat.com.
After debuting in 2010 on the U.K. version of X Factor, One Direction has risen to the top of international stardom. The group is made up of Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. All of the group members hail from the U.K., except for Horan, who is from Ireland. The band played at the 2012 Summer Olympics closing ceremony and made history as the first British group to top the Billboard 200 with a debut album, Up All Night.
The track also became 2011′s fastest-selling UK debut album. The album’s lead single, “What Makes You Beautiful”, debuted at No. 28 on the Billboard Hot 100. The boys also won Best New Artist, Best Pop Video and Best Share-Worthy Video for “What Makes Your Beautiful” at the MTV 2012 VMAs.
After playing the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on September 11 and 12, the band hits the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on the 16th; Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, Texas on the 19th; the IHeartRadio Music Festival on Sept 20; Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on the 21st; Bank of Oklahoma Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma on the 23rd; Mercedes-Benz SuperDome in New Orleans, Louisiana on the 25th and PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte, North Carolina on the 27th and 28th.
October dates include appearances at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia on the 1st and Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on the 3rd. Currently the North American wrap is set for the Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida on October 5, 2014.