Wildly popular duo, The Chainsmokers ,just announced they will be embarking on a 40-city arena tour this spring, titled ‘Memories: Do Not Open.’
As we have all heard and seen by now, 2016 launched The Chainsmokers into a level of success from their wildest dreams. Their whirlwind year landed them three Grammy nominations, including ‘Best New Artist,’ ‘Best Dance Recording,’ and ‘Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.’ Their recent single “Paris” also became an instant hit, making a top 10 debut on Billboard’s Hot 100 at number 7.
The Chainsmokers left the decision up to their fans whether or not they should release an album – and the response was clear. DUH! The duo quickly announced they will in fact release their debut album, and it will be out via Columbia/ Disruptor Records.
On top of this amazing news, there was a second announcement of their upcoming Spring 2017 tour, ‘Memories: Do Not Open.’ The North American arena tour will hit 40 major cities in the U.S. and Canada, kicking off on April 13th in Miami, FL. Special multi-platinum guest Kiiara will join the Chainsmokers on all of the tour dates. Check out the full list of all the tour stops below.
Ticket sales begin this week for the tour. Starting Tuesday, January 31 at 10 AM, AT&T customers will be sent to the front of the line to purchase tickets via the AT&T THANKS program. As Citi is the official credit card of the tour, Citi card members can purchase tickets beginning Thursday, February 2 at 9 AM through their Private Pass program. General on-sale begins Friday, February 3 via Ticketmaster. Also, every ticket purchased online includes a copy of The Chainsmokers’ upcoming debut album. Don’t sleep on tickets because these are expected to sell fast!
Hot off of their recent release of “Paris,” the duo’s double announcement has Chainsmokers fans all around the world buzzing. “Paris” immediately shot to the #1 spot on iTunes’ Top Songs chart, and hit #7 on Billboard’s Hot 100. This marks their fourth track to hit the Top 10, as well as their highest first week entrance on the chart so far. Serving as the follow-up to smash hit “Closer” (the biggest song of 2016,) “Paris” is on track to be yet another huge success. “Paris” also features Drew’s vocals. The lyric video, directed by Rory Kramer, was shot in beachy Tulum, Mexico, features Instagram model Alexis Ren, and already has gathered nearly 60 million views.
The pair has been “Setting Fires” for many months now, showing no signs of slowing down. Taking their brand to new heights, they have been testing out various methods of producing music. Developing Drew’s vocal skills as well as their musical composition skills, we are seeing them try more and more.
Don’t miss The Chainsmokers at this year’s Grammy Awards, airing Sunday, February 12 at 8/7 c on CBS.
The Chainsmokers ‘Memories: Do Not Open’ Tour Dates:
April 13 Miami, FL American Airlines Arena
April 14 Tampa, FL Amalie Arena
April 15 North Charleston, SC North Charleston Coliseum
April 18 Charlottesville, VA John Paul Jones Arena
April 20 Bridgeport, CT Webster Bank Arena
April 21 Albany, NY Times Union Center
April 22 Pittsburgh, PA PPG Paints Arena
April 25 Cleveland, OH Wolstein Center
April 26 Cincinnati, OH U.S. Bank Arena
April 27 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena
April 28 Madison, WI Veterans Memorial Coliseum
April 29 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena
April 30 Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena
May 2 West Valley City, UT Maverik Center
May 4 Sacramento, CA Golden 1 Center
May 5 San Francisco, CA Bill Graham Civic
May 6 San Francisco, CA Bill Graham Civic
May 8 San Diego, CA Valley View Casino Center
May 9 Glendale, AZ Gila River Arena
May 11 San Antonio, TX Freeman Coliseum
May 13 New Orleans, LA Smoothie King Arena
May 16 Tulsa, OK BOK Center
May 17 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
May 18 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center
May 19 Memphis, TN FedEx Forum
May 20 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center
May 23 Columbia, SC Colonial Life Arena
May 24 Raleigh, NC PNC Arena
May 25 Hampton, VA Hampton Coliseum
May 26 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
May 30 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
June 1 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
June 2 Boston, MA TD Garden
June 3 Philadelphia, PA Liacouras Center
June 4 Philadelphia, PA Liacouras Center
June 7 Providence, RI Dunkin Donuts Center
June 9 Queens, NY Forest Hills Stadium
June 10 Queens, NY Forest Hills Stadium
For full ticket details visit thechainsmokers.com/shows.
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