One Direction adds more dates to 2013 summer US tour


By Alan Ho

UK breakout pop superstars One Direction are so popular in the US that they had to add second US tour, slated for summer 2013.  And that one has met overwhelming demand that NINE more dates have been added to the 2013 slate, with the dates going on sale May 4 and 5, 2012!  Among the nine new stops include:  Chicago (a second show), Hershey, PA (second show), Louisville, KY and Dallas, TX.  The tour, being promoted by entertainment giants Live Nation kicks off June 13, 2013 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and wraps up one a two-nighter in LA August 7 and 8, 2013. 

"We are really excited to be adding dates to our 2013 tour of North America. We’d like to thank all our incredible fans who have already bought tickets. We can’t wait until next year to start our World Tour!,” says Zayn Malik in a press release. 

One Direction’s debut album Up All Night has reached #1 in 15 countries including the US and is available in stores now.

Let us know on Facebook ( or on our Twitter (!  Are you excited that the boys will return to the US next summer and are you going to see them on this leg on top of the current one this year?

One Direction 2013 Summer Tour Dates, New Dates in BOLD:

6/13    Ft. Lauderdale, FL               BankAtlantic Center

6/14    Miami, FL                               American Airlines Arena

6/16    Louisville, KY                      KFC Yum! Center – on sale 5/4/12

6/18    Columbus, OH                     Nationwide Arena

6/19    Nashville, TN                        Bridgestone Arena

6/21    Atlanta, GA                           Philips Arena

6/22    Raleigh, NC                          PNC Arena (formerly RBC Arena)

6/23    Washington, DC                   Verizon Center

6/25    Philadelphia, PA                 Wells Fargo Center – on sale 5/5/12

6/26    Boston, MA                           Comcast Center

6/28    Wantagh, NY                        Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

6/29    Wantagh, NY                        Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

7/2       East Rutherford, NJ           IZOD Center – on sale 5/5/12

7/4      Montreal, PQ                        Bell Centre

7/5      Hershey, PA                         Hersheypark Stadium – on sale 5/5/12

7/6      Hershey, PA                         Hersheypark Stadium

7/8      Pittsburgh, PA                       Consol Energy Center

7/9      Toronto, Ontario                   Air Canada Centre

7/10    Toronto, Ontario                   Air Canada Centre

7/12    Detroit, MI                              The Palace of Auburn Hills

7/13    Chicago, IL                            First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre

7/14    Chicago, IL                           First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre – on sale 5/5/12

7/18    Minneapolis, MN                  Target Center

7/19    Kansas City, MO                  Sprint Center

7/21    Houston, TX                        Toyota Center – on sale 5/5/12

7/22    Dallas, TX                             American Airlines Center – on sale 5/5/12

7/24    Denver, CO                           Pepsi Center

7/25    Salt Lake City, UT                Maverik Center

7/27    Vancouver, BC                     Rogers Arena

7/28    Seattle, WA                           KeyArena

7/30    San Jose, CA                       HP Pavilion – on sale 5/5/12

7/31    Oakland, CA                         Oracle Arena

8/2      Las Vegas, NV                     Mandalay Bay Events Center

8/3       Las Vegas, NV                    Mandalay Bay Events Center – on sale 5/12/12

8/6      San Diego, CA                     Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre

8/7      Los Angeles, CA                  Staples Center

8/8       Los Angeles, CA                  Staples Center

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