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The WEEKND Reveals Four Exclusive Show Dates This Fall

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- Joined by ScHoolboy Q and Jhene Aiko -

- New Track "Often" Released on Theweeknd.com -

NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- THE WEEKND is back on the road this fall for four exclusive shows. Joined by ScHoolboy Q and Jhene Aiko, the platinum-certified alternative R&B trend-setter has readied his most immersive and inventive production yet. The run begins Sept. 19 at Barclays Center in New York and stops at other major venues across North America including the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Oct. 9. Fans can go to www.spintaz.com/weekndsignup to sign up for presale access to tickets.

THE WEEKND REVEALS FOUR EXCLUSIVE SHOW DATES THIS FALL

Citi® card members will have access to presale tickets beginning Tuesday, July 8 at 10:00 a.m. local time through Citi's Private Pass® Program. For complete presale details, visit www.citiprivatepass.com. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 11 through the Live Nation Mobile APP and www.livenation.com.

The Weeknd also just released a new track titled "Often" which immediately shot to the #1 spot on the Billboard Twitter Real-Time Chart. Already being lauded by the likes of MTV, Stereogum, Revolt, Buzzfeed, Hypetrak and more, "Often" is just a taste of what's to come. THE WEEKND's last major jaunt, "The Fall Tour", attracted unanimous critical acclaim and hit sold-out venues around the globe. Along the way, the artist and producer has become one of the world's most electrifying, enigmatic, and engaging performers with his dynamic voice and cinematic presentation captivating audiences everywhere.

Upon release last year, THE WEEKND's sophomore opus Kiss Land [XO/Republic Records] captured the #1 spot on iTunes Top Albums chart and debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200. Meanwhile, his epic 2012 debut, Trilogy, reached platinum status and garnered rave reviews from the likes of Pitchfork, Entertainment Weekly, The Guardian and more.

In addition to these shows, THE WEEKND is preparing to seduce listeners yet again with brand new music planned for later this year.

Show Dates:

Sept. 19

New York, NY

Barclays Center

Sept. 21

Toronto, ON

Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

Oct. 9

Los Angeles, CA

Hollywood Bowl

Oct. 10

San Francisco, CA

Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

The Weeknd shows are produced and promoted exclusively by Live Nation.

About Live Nation Entertainment

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation & House of Blues Concerts, LN Media and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit: www.livenationentertainment.com.

About Republic Records

A division of Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company, Republic is home to an all-star roster of multi-platinum, award-winning legends and superstar artists such as Amy Winehouse, Ariana Grande, Black Sabbath, Colbie Caillat, Enrique Iglesias, Florence + the Machine, Godsmack, Gotye, James Blake, Of Monsters and Men, Owl City, among many others.

It is comprised of innovative imprints and digital business ventures including Brushfire (Jack Johnson, G. Love), Cash Money (Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj), Lava Records (Jessie J, Lorde), Loma Vista (Soundgarden, Damian Marley, St. Vincent), Monkeywrench (Pearl Jam), Casablanca Records (Tïesto, Martin Garrix), NBC's The Voice (Cassadee Pope, Danielle Bradbery), Republic Nashville (The Band Perry, Florida Georgia Line, The Eli Young Band), XO (The Weeknd), among others.

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