International group Little Mix has announced their first ever North American headlining tour set for Fall 2014. Produced and promoted by Live Nation, the energetic dance-intensiveÂ Salute TourÂ will kick off Wednesday, Sept. 10 in Boca Raton, Fla. with the groupÂ making stops in major cities including New York, N.Y., Los Angeles, Calif., Houston, Texas, and Charlotte, N.C. (see below for a full list of dates). Little Mix will also treat fans to a special concert in New York City on NBC’s The TODAY Show Summer Concert Series on Tuesday, June 17.
In support of their second studio album,Â SALUTE,Â the girls gave fans a sneak peek of what’s to come on the tour as direct support on Demi Lovato’sÂ The Neon Lights TourÂ earlier this year. The group received stellar reviews with theÂ San Jose Mercury NewsÂ describing them as “a junior version of the Spice Girls” and proclaimed that you’ll “be hearing more of them in the months to come.”
CitiÂ® cardmembers will have access to a pre-sale tickets beginningÂ Tuesday, April 22Â at 10:00 a.m.Â local time through Citi’s Private PassÂ® Program. Â For complete pre-sale details visitÂ www.citiprivatepass.com.Â The general on-sales will begin onÂ Saturday, April 26through the Live Nation mobile app and atÂ www.livenation.com.
Little Mix’s current single “Move” in whichÂ BillboardÂ calls a “fantastic new single” while noting the video “harkens back to the glorious days of early-00s bubblegum pop and mixes an appreciation for throwback choreography with slow-motion sultrines.” has amassed over 46 million views.Â Check out the video here:Â http://smarturl.it/LMMoveVideo
In May 2013, Little Mix made US history as their debut albumÂ DNAÂ was the highest charting debut for a UK girl group ever, surpassing the Spice Girls record. To date, Little Mix have sold over 4 million records worldwide and have captivated the US with their GOLD certified debut single “Wings,” which has been featured in the hit shows GLEE, American Idol and Dancing With the Stars. Little Mix made their US television performance debut on ABC’s GOOD MORNING AMERICA SUMMER CONCERT SERIES in June 2013, and have since performed on ABC’s Live! With Kelly and Michael, Watch What Happens Live, The Wendy Williams Show, in addition to presenting the Candies Fashion Award at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards.Â Little Mix have graced the covers ofÂ SeventeenÂ andÂ Girls LifeÂ magazines, and have also been featured inÂ Teen VogueÂ andÂ Paper. The girls have since amassed over 200 million cumulative VEVO views, 7 million Facebook fans and over 5.5 million Twitter followers.
Little Mix are Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jesy Nelson and Jade Thirlwall.
SALUTE TOUR DATES
All dates, cities and venues below subject to change.
|Wednesday, Sept. 10||Boca Raton,Â FL||MiznerÂ ParkÂ Amphitheatre|
|Friday, Sept. 12||Orlando,Â FL||House of Blues|
|Saturday, Sept. 13||Atlanta,Â GA||The Tabernacle|
|Tuesday, Sept. 16||Grand Prairie,Â TX||Verizon Theatre atÂ Grand Prairie|
|Wednesday, Sept. 17||Houston,Â TX||BayouÂ MusicÂ Center|
|Friday, Sept. 19||Phoenix,Â AZ||Comerica Theatre|
|Monday, Sept. 22||Hollywood,Â CA||HollywoodÂ Palladium|
|Tuesday, Sept. 23||San Jose,Â CA||City National Civic|
|Friday, Sept. 26||St Louis,Â MO||The Pageant|
|Tuesday, Sept. 30||Charlotte,Â NC||The Fillmore Charlotte|
|Thursday, Oct. 2||Montclair,Â NJ||The Wellmont Theater|
|Friday, Oct. 3||New York,Â NY||JBL Live at Pier 97|
|Saturday, Oct. 4||Wallingford,Â CT||ToyotaÂ Presents Oakdale|
|Wednesday, Oct. 8||Upper Darby,Â PA||Tower Theatre|
|Thursday, Oct. 9||Silver Spring,Â MD||The Fillmore|
|Saturday, Oct. 11||Toronto,Â ON||TheÂ SoundÂ Academy|
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