The Weeknd to co-headline Firefly Music Festival 2017 ahead of world tour

This fall, Canadian R&B superstar The Weeknd will kick off the second leg of his Starboy: Legend of the Fall world tour. However, before doing so, the “I Feel It Coming” hitmaker will co-headlining the 2017 edition of the Firefly Music Festival. The event, which is staged in the Woodlands of the Dover International Speedway, always has a highly eclectic lineup and this year is no exception.

In addition to featuring an appearance by The Weeknd, the Firefly Music Festival will be headlined folk music icon Bob Dylan, electro-pop duo Twenty One Pilots, hip-hop star Chance the Rapper, indie rock band The Shins, Australian EDM sensation Flume, alternative-rock veterans Weezer and English hard rockers Muse. Tickets for what is undeniably one of the most stacked concert bills of the summer go on sale June 15.

After performing a sure to be electrifying show for Firefly attendees, the man born Abel Tesfaye will resume promoting his 2016 megahit album, Starboy. The R&B impresario’s forthcoming North American tour dates will take him to venues in Toronto, Boston, Philadelphia, Columbus, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Kansas City, Denver, Vancouver, Oakland, Houston, Sacramento, Miami, Nashville, Detroit, Chicago and Las Vegas’ own T-Mobile Arena.

The Weeknd’s upcoming tour dates.

June 15 – Dover, DE – Dover International Speedway – Firefly Music Festival (Click here to get tickets)
June 16 – Dover, DE – Dover International Speedway – Firefly Music Festival (Click here to get tickets)
Sept. 6 – University Park, PA – Bryce Jordan Center
Sept. 9 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
Sept. 12 – Boston, MA – TD Garden
Sept. 15 – Washington, DC – Verizon Center
Sept. 16 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo
Sept. 19 – Columbus, OH – Schottenstein
Sept. 20 – Indianapolis, IN – Banker’s Life Fieldhouse
Sept. 22 – Las Vegas, NV – iHeart Music Festival
Sept. 24 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center
Sept. 26 - Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center (Click here for tickets)
Sept. 27 - Lincoln, NE - Pinnacle Bank Arena     
Sept. 29 - Denver, CO - Pepsi Center     
Oct. 2 - Edmonton - Rogers Place     
Oct. 5 - Vancouver - Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena     
Oct. 6 - Portland, OR - Moda Center     
Oct. 8 - Oakland, CA - Oracle Arena     
Oct. 11 - Sacramento, CA - Golden One Arena     
Oct. 13 - Anaheim, CA - Honda Center     
Oct. 14 - Las Vegas, NV - T-Mobile Arena (Click here for tickets)
Oct. 17 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center     
Oct. 19 - San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center     
Oct. 21 - Tulsa, OK - BOK Center     
Oct. 24 - Miami, FL - American Airlines Arena     
Oct. 28 - Columbia, SC - Colonial Life Arena     
Oct. 29 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena     
Nov. 1 - Detroit, MI - Little Caesars Arena     
Nov. 2 - Chicago, IL – United Center