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5 Seconds of Summer set for Burgettstown

July 30, 2014

Beaver County Times, Pa.

July 30--BURGETTSTOWN -- Pop-punk fans can savor 5 Seconds of Summer next year at First Niagara Pavilion.

The blazing hot Australian band will perform in Burgettstown on Aug. 23, 2015. General tickets go on sale, 13 months ahead of time, starting 10 a.m.Aug. 9. Citi cardmembers will have access to pre-sale tickets beginning 10 a.m. Tuesday. Ticket prices weren't immediately announced.

The self-titled full-length album from 5 Seconds of Summer debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard-200 chart, making it the biggest debut by an Australian artist in a quarter-century.

So far, it's the biggest new artist debut of 2014, having already reached No. 1 globally on iTunes in 76 countries.

Nicknamed "5SOS" or "5-Sauce" by their fervent followers, the four-piece band performed for 15,000 fans who lined the streets of New York last week to catch of glimpse of them performing "Amnesia," "She Looks So Perfect" and "Don't Stop" on NBC's "The Today Show."

The pop-punk sensations are currently special guests on the One Direction "Where We Are World Tour" North American stadium tour launching Friday.

5 Seconds of Summer is calling its 2015, 30-date jaunt the "Rock Out With Your Socks Out Tour."

On Aug. 24, 5 Seconds of Summer will make its MTV Video Music Awards debut, performing "Amnesia." They are nominated in the "MTV Artist to Watch" category.


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