TORONTO STOP ON GLOBAL ARENA TOUR SET FOR SEPTEMBER 6TH 2019
PRESALES START DECEMBER 5th
PUBLIC ON SALE STARTS DECEMBER 15th
December 3, 2018 (Toronto, ON) – Today, Toronto born multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes announces his first ever stadium show in his hometown. On September 6th, 2019 Shawn Mendes will play Rogers Centre in Toronto for the first time. The headlining show marks his biggest to date and will wrap up the North American leg of his global arena tour.
“Playing Rogers Centre is truly a dream come true for me. Having grown up going to games, playing as an opener just a few years ago, and now being able to headline a show here, is just surreal. I’m so grateful for the fans that have supported me from the beginning and have made this possible.” - Shawn Mendes
Last week fans discovered Shawnstadium.com with a countdown to today’s date. Today, presale information, including how to access tickets and VIP packages through the Roots Toronto Only and Online Presale, FirstAccess Presale & General Fan Presale is available on ShawnStadium.com and ShawnMendesTheTour.com/Stadium. Tickets will be available for sale to the public December 15th at 10AM EST via Ticketmaster.ca
Today, Shawn also announced a limited-edition merchandise collaboration with Canadian-born brand Roots, in celebration of his hometown show. The collaboration will be available tomorrow, December 4th, at the Roots store in the CF Toronto Eaton Centre for a limited time. Everyone attending the in-store event will receive a unique presale code entitling them to be the first to secure guaranteed tickets to the Toronto show. The first 100 fans at the store who purchase an item will also receive a limited-edition signed poster; ten lucky fans will win tickets to the show; and one will win a meet and greet with Shawn, as well tickets to the show. Presale tickets will be available starting December 5th at 10AM EST via Ticketmaster.ca. For fans outside of the city, the line will be available online at Roots.com on December 5th .
The Toronto show announcement follows Shawn Mendes’ already announced worldwide arena tour in support of his self-titled album, Shawn Mendes released in May of this year. A one-night-only special event that will feature an extended acoustic & full tour set the Rogers centre show will be the last stop on the North American leg. Shawn Mendes: The Tour spans over 60+ dates between North America, Europe, UK, Australia, & New Zealand, with more dates still to be announced.
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Shawn Mendes the artist’s self-titled third album follows 2016’s double platinum Illuminate which spawned 3 Top 10 radio hits, and 2014’s Handwritten which included the 7x platinum smash #1 single “Stitches,” both of which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. “In My Blood” and “Lost In Japan,” the first two tracks off the upcoming album, released to rave reviews and received critical acclaim from outlets including Rolling Stone, Billboard, The New York Times and Variety. Both tracks have already experienced massive success, soaring to the #1 and #2 spots on the overall iTunes chart in the U.S, Top 5 on iTunes in 50 countries, and holding the #1 and #2 spots on Spotify’s “New Music Friday” playlist. The newly released third song off of the album, “Youth” featuring Khalid has already reached #1 on iTunes in the US. Additional yet-to-be-released tracks on the album include "Fallin' All In You" (co-written by Ed Sheeran), “Particular Taste” (co-written by Ryan Tedder), and "Like To Be You” featuring Julia Michaels who co-wrote the song; the song also features a guitar solo from John Mayer, who produced the track.
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NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES
06/12 - Portland, OR - Moda Center
06/14 - Vancouver, BC - Rogers Arena
06/16 - Edmonton, AB - Rogers Place
06/19 - Winnipeg, MB – Bell MTS Place
06/21 - St. Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center
06/22 - Des Moines, IA - Wells Fargo Center
06/27 - Chicago, IL - Allstate Arena
06/30 - St. Louis, MO - Scottrade Center
07/02 - Denver, CO - Pepsi Center
07/05 - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center
07/08 - San Diego, CA - Valley View Casino Center
07/09 - Glendale, AZ - Gila River Arena
07/11 - Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center
07/13 - Oakland, CA - Oracle Arena
07/16 - SLC, UT - Vivant Smart Home Arena
07/19 - Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center
07/20 - Tulsa, OK - BOK Center
07/22 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
07/23 - San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center
07/25 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center
07/27 - Tampa, FL - Amalie Arena
07/28 - Miami, FL - AmericanAirlines Arena
07/30 - Orlando, FL - Amway Center
07/31 - Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena
08/02 - Nashville, TN - Bridgstone Arena
08/05 - Detroit, MI - Little Caesars Arena
08/06 - Pittsburgh, PA - PPG Paints Arena
08/10 - Newark, NJ - Prudential Center
08/13 - DC - Capital One Center
08/15 - Boston, MA - TD Garden
08/21 - Montreal, QC - Bell Centre
08/24 - Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center
09/06 - Toronto, ON - Rogers Centre
* Roots Toronto Only Presale Dec 5th 10 am ET, Roots Online Presale Dec 5th 4 pm ET, FirstAccess Fan Presale Dec 8th, 10am ET, General Fan Presale Dec 9th, 10am PT, Amex Presale Dec 10th 10am ET, Public Onsale Dec 15th 10am ET.
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Toronto born multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes released his highly anticipated self-titled third album in May 2018. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart as well as multiple additional worldwide markets, including Australia, Canada, Mexico, Belgium, Holland & more. Shawn Mendes made Shawn the third youngest solo artist to ever have three #1 albums, and became one of the top best-selling album debuts of 2018. The album shot to #1 on iTunes upon release in over 80 countries around the world. Leading up to the album, he released multiple tracks including “Youth” Featuring Khalid, “In My Blood” and “Lost In Japan.” Both “In My Blood” and “Lost In Japan,” the first two songs released off the new album, experienced massive success, soaring to the #1 and #2 spots on the overall iTunes chart in the U.S, Top 5 on iTunes in 50 countries, and held the #1 and #2 spots on Spotify’s “New Music Friday” playlist. With “In My Blood,” Shawn became the first artist to ever have had four #1 singles at AC radio before the age of 20. In April 2017, Shawn released his 3x Platinum hit “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back.” The track scored Shawn his second #1 single at Top 40 radio and on Billboard’s Pop Songs chart, joining 7x Platinum single “Stitches.” Throughout his career, Shawn has achieved 3 consecutive #1 album debuts, 2 Platinum albums, and 8 consecutive platinum and multi-platinum singles. Worldwide, he has sold over 15 million albums, 100 million singles, and has amassed over 16 billion song streams and 5 billion YouTube views. Shawn has completed two sold-out world tours with over one million tickets sold, selling out legendary arenas including NYC’s Madison Square Garden, Toronto’s Air Canada Centre, and London’s O2 Arena in minutes. Shawn Mendes: The Tour begins in March 2019, with over 60 dates currently announced across Europe, North America and Australia, with more to be announced soon. He topped Billboard’s “21 Under 21” in 2017 and 2018 and has been featured on Forbes “30 Under 30,” Spotify’s “25 Under 25,” and Time Magazine’s “Time 100 Most Influential”. In February 2018, ROI Influencer Media recognized Shawn as the #1 Most Influential Artist and #1 Most Influential Teen across all social media platforms.