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BRIEF: Boy band 5 Seconds of Summer announce tour, Bay Area date

July 30, 2014

By Jim Harrington, Contra Costa Times

July 30--5 Seconds of Summer, arguably the hottest boy band on the planet, is headed to the Bay Area. The Aussie heartthrobs -- Luke Hemmings, Michael Clifford, Calum Hood and Ashton Irwin -- bring their Rock Out With Your Socks Out Tour to Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View on July 22.

Yes, July 22 of 2015.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m.Aug. 9. Ticket prices are Tickets are $20-$69.50, Citi cardmembers will have access to pre-sale tickets beginning at 10 a.m.Aug. 5,

The pop band is touring in support of its self-titled debut, which hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200. The band, which is currently supporting One Direction on its mammoth stadium trek, appeared in April in the Bay Area, performing a sold-out show at the Fillmore in San Francisco.

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