By Jack Barnes
GRAMMY® nominee and 19-year-old singer-songwriter Khalid announces his third North American headlining tour called “The Roxy Tour,” which will be making a number of stops in major cities including Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Philadelphia. Khalid is GRAMMY® nominated for Best New Artist, Song of the Year (“1-800-273-8255” – Logic Featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid), Best R&B Song (“Location”), Best Urban Contemporary Album (American Teen), and Best Music Video (“1-800-273-8255” – Logic Featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid). Tickets for the Khalid tour go on sale to the general public beginning Saturday, December 2nd.
Citi® is the official presale credit card for the Khalid tour. As such, Citi® cardmembers have access to purchase U.S. presale tickets, which are available beginning today at 10am local time until Friday, December 1st at 10pm local time through Citi’s Private Pass® program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Khalid – one of the hottest new artists – as the official presale credit card of his tour,” said Jennifer Breithaupt, Global Consumer Chief Marketing Officer, Citi.
“The Roxy Tour” was inspired by Khalid’s recently adopted Pitbull mix, Roxy, who he rescued from a Los Angeles-based animal shelter. Khalid is passionate about using his platform to support animal rights and finding safe, humane environments for animals to live. A $1 donation from every ticket sold on “The Roxy Tour” will be given to local animal shelters in each tour stop. See full list of tour dates below.
|Sat Jan 27||New York, NY||Radio City Music Hall|
|Tue May 01||Portland, OR||Theatre of the Clouds at Moda Center|
|Wed May 02||Vancouver, BC||Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena|
|Thu May 03||Seattle, WA||WaMu Theatre|
|Sat May 05||San Francisco, CA||Bill Graham Civic Auditorium|
|Mon May 07||Davis, CA||UC Davis ARC Pavilion|
|Wed May 09||Los Angeles, CA||Greek Theatre|
|Fri May 11||Phoenix, AZ||Rawhide Event Center|
|Sun May 13||Salt Lake City, UT||Maverik Center|
|Mon May 14||Denver, CO||Red Rocks Amphitheatre|
|Wed May 16||Dallas, TX||Allen Event Center|
|Thu May 17||Austin, TX||H-E-B Center at Cedar Park|
|Fri May 18||Houston, TX||Smart Financial Centre|
|Tue May 22||Atlanta, GA||Infinite Energy Center|
|Wed May 23||Charlotte, NC||Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre|
|Fri May 25||Philadelphia, PA||Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing|
|Sat May 26||Wallingford, CT||Toyota Oakdale Theatre|
|Wed May 30||Toronto, ON||RBC Echo Beach|
|Fri Jun 01||Detroit, MI||Meadow Brook Amphitheatre|
|Mon Jun 04||Baltimore, MD||Pier Six Pavilion|
|Thu Jun 07||Raleigh, NC||Red Hat Amphitheatre|
Follow Khalid at:
Official Website: http://www.khalidofficial.com
Khalid released “Location” before his high school graduation and it garnered over 1.52 million plays in less than two months, which led to his major label deal with Right Hand Music Group/RCA Records. Khalid’s debut album, American Teen, has received mass critical acclaim with praise from The New York Times, TIME Magazine, Billboard, NYLON, and many more. Billboard stated, “…effortlessly excellent…the kid is still so young, but this body of work is beyond his years”. Khalid has also performed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Good Morning America, The Late Late Show With James Corden, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, The Today Show, and at this year’s SXSW where he won MTV’s Woodie To Watch Award. Additionally, Khalid embarked on his first-ever headlining tour in both the U.S. and select European cities where he sold-out every single date before the album was even released. In addition to his own headlining tours, Khalid has toured with the likes of Lorde and Travis Scott. He has also been featured on a number of collaborative songs including mega hits “1-800-273-8255” with Logic and Alessia Cara, and “Silence” with Marshmello. Khalid has over one billion streams worldwide across all partners, and he is one of two solo teenagers to reach the top 10 on the Billboard 200 in the last 12 months. This summer, Khalid was the face of Forever 21’s Summer Digital Campaign, #F21xMusic, Men’s Line, and was named MTV Push: Artist to Watch for the month of July. He was nominated for a 2017 BET Award for Best New Artist, a Teen Choice Award for Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Song for “Location”, and a 2017 American Music Award for Favorite Song-Soul/R&B for “Location” where he also performed a show stopping mash-up of “Young Dumb & Broke” and “Thunder” with Imagine Dragons (Click ). Khalid also won Best New Artist at the MTV Video Music Awards, and recently landed on the cover of Billboard’s 2018 Grammy Preview issue. Khalid’s “Location” is officially certified Triple Platinum by the RIAA, and his latest single “Young Dumb & Broke” is now certified Platinum.
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