Your tip

One Direction Tops U.S. Charts, Announces North American Tour

//one direction tour ff post

Mar. 20 2012, Published 10:00 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to Email
Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

By Staff

If you haven’t heard of One Direction, you soon will.

The British/Irish boy band has announced its first-ever North American Tour, as news broke that the group made history as the first U.K. group to reach No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with their debut album Up All Night. The album's first single, What Makes You Beautiful, debuted at No. 28 on the Billboard Hot 100 only a month ago.

Ryan Seacrest announced Wednesday on his KIIS-FM radio show that the U.K. singing sensations would soon be invading America, starting May 24 in Fairfax, Virginia and sweeping through the nation.

Article continues below advertisement

AUDIO: Ryan Seacrest Announces One Direction’s  North American Tour

The group – consisting of five boys (4 Brits and one Irish lad)  -- was formed on the 2010 edition of the British version of Simon Cowell’s The X Factor. (They placed third.)

So far, 21 dates on the tour have been announced with more planned. Tickets go on sale March 24.

One Direction Tour:


24 -- Fairfax, VA (Patriot Center)

25 -- East Rutherford, NJ (Izod Center)   

26 -- New York, NY (Beacon Theatre)    

28 -- Philadelphia, PA (Tower Theatre)    

29 -- Toronto, Ontario (Molson Canadian Amphitheatre)


1 -- Detroit, MI (Fox Theatre)   

2 -- Chicago, IL (Allstate Arena)   

8 -- San Diego, CA (Viejas Arena)   

9 -- Las Vegas, NV (Planet Hollywood)  

10 -- Phoenix, AZ (Comerica Theatre)   

13 -- San Jose, CA (Events Center)   

14 -- Oakland, CA (Paramount Theatre)   

Breaking News
Article continues below advertisement

16 -- Los Angeles, CA (Gibson Amphitheatre)   

17 -- Anaheim, CA (The Theatre At Honda Center)  

23 -- Dallas, TX (Gexa Energy Pavilion)  

24 -- Houston, TX (Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion)   

26 -- Atlanta, GA (The Arena At Gwinett Center)   

27 -- Charlotte, NC (Time Warner Cable Arena)   

29 -- Tampa, FL (1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre)

30 -- Orlando, FL (Amway Center)


1 -- Ft. Lauderdale, FL   (Bank Atlantic Center)

Article continues below advertisement

One Direction is set to perform on Saturday Night Live on April 7, with host Sofia Vergara. On March 12, the group performed on NBC’s Today, and 10,000 screaming (mostly young) fans flooded Rockefeller Plaza in NYC.


Rihanna Defends Working With Chris Brown: ‘There Shouldn’t Be A Divide Between My Fans & His Fans’

Jermaine Jones Kicked Off American Idol For Hiding Criminal Past

Steven Tyler Mocks Jennifer Lopez’s Oscar Nip Slip



More From Radar Online

    Opt-out of personalized ads

    © Copyright 2024 RADAR ONLINE™️. A DIVISION OF MYSTIFY ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK INC. RADAR ONLINE is a registered trademark. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.