One Direction Sells Out Stadiums on “Where We Are” 2014 Tour (@onedirection #directioners)

_MB26996Global 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

Photo: Michael Becker/FOX

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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