Pop/R&B/hip hop artist Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye announced the first leg of his 2022 stadium tour. The After Hours Til Dawn World Tour will officially kick off in Toronto, Ontario on July 8, 2022. With shows in 18 different American and Canadian cities, this leg of the tour will run from July to September. Pop sensation Doja Cat will be also joining The Weeknd on tour.
In light of the After Hours Til Dawn Tour, the “Blinding Lights” singer also collaborated with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to launch the XO Humanitarian Fund. For every tour ticket sold, one dollar will be donated to the fund. Each dollar will go toward making food more accessible to struggling communities in Ethiopia, Madagascar, and Yemen.
“With The Weeknd’s support, the U.N. World Food Programme is saving the lives of families and communities facing starvation,” the XO Humanitarian Fund page reads. “With your help, we can rush lifesaving food to the men, women, and children who depend on us.”
In addition, The Weeknd pledged to donate $500,000 to the UN WFP, and the United States WFP will donate one million dollars.
Many fans have expressed their excitement for the tour on social media. @mementoKane tweeted throwback pictures of their tickets to see The Weeknd in 2012 and 2013. “can’t wait to see you again king!” they wrote.
@yvesaintlin was ecstatic to get pre-sale floor tickets to the show in Arlington, Texas, tweeting in all caps that they “manifested this.”
“I GOT FLOOR SEATS YALL FLOOR SEATS I CANNOT BELIEVE I MANIFESTED THIS I AM CRYING I GET TO SEE HIM CLOSE,” @yvesaintlin wrote.
The After Hours Til Dawn World Tour dates:
July 8 — Toronto, ON @ Rogers Centre
July 14 — Philadelphia, PA @ Lincoln Financial Field
July 21 — Boston, MA @ Gillette Stadium
July 24 — Chicago, IL @ Soldier Field
July 27 — Detroit, MI @ Ford Field
July 30 — Washington, DC @ FedEx Field
August 4 — Tampa, FL @ Raymond James Stadium
August 6 — Miami, FL @ Hard Rock Stadium
August 11 — Atlanta, GA @ Mercedes-Benz Stadium
August 14 — Arlington, TX @ AT&T Stadium
August 18 — Denver, CO @ Empower Field at Mile High
August 20 — Las Vegas, NV @ Allegiant Stadium
August 23 — Vancouver, BC @ BC Place
August 25 — Seattle, WA @ Lumen Field
August 27 — San Francisco, CA @ Levi’s Stadium
August 30 — Phoenix, AZ @ State Farm Stadium
September 2 — Los Angeles, CA @ Sofi Stadium
Photo courtesy of Republic Records.