5 Seconds of Summer to Play Ascend Amphitheater Sept. 13


Catapulting to fame early last decade thanks in no small part to their association and tour with mega famous former boyband One Direction, Australia’s 5 Seconds of Summer have always been something of an oddity, towing the line between the slick yet scrappy pop punk bands of the later ’00s and a more conventional mainstream pop act. Though earlier records leaned into their youthful enthusiasm for pop punk (and even tapped several artists from that scene for writing and production), more recently, they’ve shifted towards a more decisively pop bent, as evidenced on 2018 third LP Youngblood, and a recent tour with The Chainsmokers.

Where 5SOS takes their sound next remains to be seen (though we shouldn’t have to wait long, with promises of new music on the way), but where they’ll take themselves next just became a lot more clear, with the announcement of a headlining summer tour of North America. The group previously headlined Bridgestone Arena (right at the peak of their One Direction-fueled breakthrough), and most recently Cannery Ballroom, but this time around they’ll head up Ascend Amphitheater for the first time, on Sept. 13, with support from Nashville based The Band Camino (who, themselves, are in the midst of breaking out in a major way).

Snag tickets when they go on sale Friday, Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. CST right here, and check out a full list of tour dates below!

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August 19 – Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
August 21 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Amphitheater at White River State Park
August 22 – Detroit, MI @ Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill
August 23 – Toronto, Canada @ Budweiser Stage
August 25 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Armory
August 26 – Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
August 28 – Washington DC @ The Anthem
August 29 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena
September 2 – Boston, MA @ Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion
September 3 – Gilford, NH @ Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
September 5 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
September 6 – Allentown, PA @ Allentown Fair
September 9 – Atlanta, GA @ Coca-Cola Roxy
September 10 – Jacksonville, FL @ Daily’s Place
September 12 – Charlotte, NC @ Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
September 13 – Nashville, TN @ Ascend Amphitheater
September 15 – Irving, TX @ The Pavilion At Toyota Music Factory
September 17 – The Woodlands, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
September 21 – Phoenix, AZ @ Arizona Federal Theatre (formerly Comerica Theatre)
September 23 – Irvine, CA @ FivePoint Amphitheatre
September 26 – Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion

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