The Weeknd Cancels Debut U.S. Show In New York City, New York
UPDATE: Abel Tesfaye will no longer perform his first U.S. gig at Skylight One Hanson.
The Weeknd has announced its first U.S. live show, taking place next week in New York City, New York.
According to Pitchfork, the Canadian act will headline Vice magazine’s first annual Upfront Extravaganza on September 15th at Skylight One Hanson. Additional performers at the event include A-Trak, Tanlines, Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Nick Zinner, Black Lips and Unknown Mortal Orchestra.
The Weeknd has only played a handful of shows over the past year, most recently performing at Drake’s OVO Festival in July.
UPDATE: The Weeknd has cancelled its first U.S. appearance, originally scheduled to take place on September 15th. “The Weeknd has cancelled their scheduled New York City performance. We're disappointed, but are here for him when he's ready. We're big fans,” said VICE in a statement.