Shawn Mendes The Tour

For Immediate Release

February 21, 2019

 

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Shawn Mendes announces June 24 tour stop at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids

Alessia Cara joins the singer/songwriter as special guest; tickets on sale March 2

 

Grand Rapids — GRAMMY nominated, multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes is adding dates to his already announced arena and stadium tour in support of his self-titled album with 16 additional shows on the North American leg. Second shows have been added in Chicago, Los Angeles, Oakland, Boston, Montreal and Brooklyn. Shawn also announced that special guest Alessia Cara will join him on his US, UK and Europe tour stops. “Shawn Mendes: The Tour” will mark his third global headline tour, kicking off on March 7, 2019 in Europe and running through the Fall with over 95 dates spanning across North, Central and South America, Europe, the UK, Australia and New Zealand, including a stop in Grand Rapids on Monday, June 24, 2019 at 7:30 PM at SMG-managed Van Andel Arena, with more dates still to be announced.

 

Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Saturday, March 2 at 10:00 AM. Tickets will be available at the DeVos Place® and Van Andel Arena® box offices during normal business hours, online at Ticketmaster.com, and charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. A purchase limit of six (6) tickets will apply to every order. See Ticketmaster.com for all current pricing and availability. *The DeVos Place and Van Andel Arena box offices will not be open on Saturday, March 2. The outside window at DeVos Performance Hall will be open from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM for in-person purchases on March 2. Only mobile tickets will be available for this show. All tickets purchased at the box office will be held in will call until the day of the show.

 

FirstAccess Fan Presales begin February 23rd at 10am local time and General Fan Presales begin February 24th at 10am local time. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public in the U.S., beginning Saturday, February 23 at 10am local time through Friday, March 1 at 10pm local time, and in Canada, beginning Monday, February 25 at 10am local time through Friday, March 1 at 10pm local time. For presale info, including how to access the FirstAccess and General Fan Presale windows beginning Saturday, February 23rd and Sunday, February 24th respectively, head to ShawnAccess.com or the ShawnAccess app. Once you've downloaded the app, you can get a presale code simply by clicking your tour date and copying the code. The FirstAccess Fan Presale is the first chance to get presale tickets & VIP packages to the tour by simply adding a Shawn Mendes Tour Passport to your order at checkout. The General Fan Presale will also be available to all ShawnAccess members and provides early access to tickets & VIP Packages ahead of the Public Onsale. For those who purchase tickets, a limited number of Ticketless VIP Upgrades will be made available Friday, March 8th to the general public.

 

About Shawn Mendes

GRAMMY nominated 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 and shot to #1 on iTunes in more than 80 countries immediately upon release. The album became one of the top best-selling album debuts of 2018 and made Shawn the third youngest solo artist to ever have three consecutive #1 albums. At the end of 2018, Shawn was nominated in two categories for the 61stannual GRAMMY® Awards, including “Song of the Year” for “In My Blood” and “Best Pop Vocal Album” for Shawn Mendes. 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” experienced massive success, soaring to the #1 and #2 spots on the overall iTunes chart in the U.S, Top 5 on iTunes in over 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 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 his 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, 125 million singles, and has amassed over 20 billion song streams and 6 billion YouTube views. Shawn has completed two sold-out world tours with over one million tickets sold, selling out legendary stadiums and arenas including NYC’s Madison Square Garden and London’s O2 Arena in minutes. On his upcoming tour, Shawn Mendes: The Tour, he sold out his first ever stadium show in minutes at Rogers Centre in his hometown of Toronto. The tour begins in March 2019, with over 95 dates currently announced across the UK, Europe, North America, Latin America and Australia/New Zealand, 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. 

 

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About SMG

Van Andel Arena is managed by SMG. Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to 243 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 19 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering companies, currently serving more than 140 accounts worldwide. For more information visit www.smgworld.com.

 

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