Global superstars One Direction have made chart history with the release of their third studio album MIDNIGHT MEMORIES, topping the charts around the world. They’re showing no signs of stopping as they prepare for the North American leg of theirWHERE WE ARE 2014 world tour. The highly-anticipated tour, promoted by Live Nation, is shaping up to be one of the biggest tours of 2014 having sold out stadiums across the United States and Canada, moving over 1 million tickets in North America alone and adding 2nd shows in select markets that have already sold out as well. A full list of WHERE WE ARE 2014 North American tour dates is below. Visit to www.livenation.com for additional info.
In addition, on December 17th fans can bring home the ONE DIRECTION: THIS IS US Ultimate Fan Edition Blu-ray combo pack from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE). The must-have gift features both the original theatrical and extended fan cuts of the feature film, extended scenes, featurettes and more. Also, the “Ultimate Fan Edition” will include a special sticker featuring a unique code created by Zappar, leaders in Augmented Reality (AR). Using the free-to-download Zappar app for a tablet or mobile device, fans can zap the sticker that brings to life a special 3-D animated graphic, followed by an exclusive message from the band to their devoted fans. After the video is complete, fans can turn their device to camera mode and take a photo of themselves with their favorite band that can be shared with friends via email, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
“ONE DIRECTION: THIS IS US is one of our most highly anticipated releases of the year,” said Lexine Wong, Senior Executive VP, Worldwide Marketing, SPHE. “The Zappar app gives the Blu-ray Combo Pack an added incentive to set it apart in the marketplace and an augmented reality experience fans won’t be able to get anywhere else.”
“Both Sony Pictures and One Direction once again have been amazing to work with,” added Caspar Thykier, Co-Founder of Zappar. “They’re always looking to push the boundaries with what’s achievable and that’s what we’re all about. Hopefully this zap gets people excited about getting home and watching the movie.”
The Blu-ray Combo Pack with UltraViolet™ and Zapcode Stickers will be available in the US, Canada, Australia and the UK.
WHERE WE ARE 2014 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES
All dates and venues below subject to change.
Additional dates to be announced.
|August 1||Toronto, ON||Rogers Centre|
|August 2||Toronto, ON||Rogers Centre|
|August 4||East Rutherford, NJ||MetLife Stadium|
|August 5||East Rutherford, NJ||MetLife Stadium|
|August 7||Foxboro, MA||Gillette Stadium|
|August 8||Foxboro, MA||Gillette Stadium|
|August 11||Washington, DC||Nationals Park|
|August 13||Philadelphia, PA||Lincoln Financial Field|
|August 16||Detroit, MI||Ford Field|
|August 19||Nashville, TN||LP Field|
|August 22||Houston, TX||Reliant Stadium|
|August 24||Dallas, TX||AT&T Stadium|
|August 27||St Louis, MO||Edward Jones Dome|
|August 29||Chicago, IL||Soldier Field|
|August 30||Chicago, IL||Soldier Field|
|September 12||Pasadena, CA||Rose Bowl|
|September 13||Pasadena, CA||Rose Bowl|
|September 16||Phoenix , AZ||University of Phoenix Stadium|
|September 19||El Paso, TX||Sun Bowl Stadium|
|September 21||San Antonio, TX||Alamodome|
|September 23||Tulsa, OK||BOK Center|
|September 25||New Orleans, LA||Mercedes-Benz Superdome|
|September 27||Charlotte, NC||PNC Music Pavilion|
|September 28||Charlotte, NC||PNC Music Pavilion|
|October 01||Atlanta, GA||Georgia Dome|
|October 03||Tampa FL||Raymond James Stadium|
|October 05||Miami, FL||Sun Life Stadium|
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