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One Direction to play September 2014 show at Tulsa's BOK Center

by Brandy McDonnell Published: November 26, 2013
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Global superstars One Direction announced today the highly anticipated dates for the North America leg of their worldwide “Where We Are” 2014 stadium tour, which includes a Sept. 23 show at Tulsa’s BOK Center.

The boy band made the announcement along with a special performance live from New York’s Central Park on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”

It’s only Tuesday, but it’s already phenomenal week for One Direction. The group took home two awards at Sunday’s American Music Awards, including Best Pop/Rock Album and Best Pop/Rock Group, and released Monday its third studio album, “Midnight Memories,” which immediately shot to No. 1 in 97 countries around the world.

The 21-city tour, promoted by Live Nation and presented by Nabisco, kicks off on Aug. 1, 2014 in Toronto, at Rogers Centre and includes stops in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Dallas and Miami, amongst others. Additional dates to be announced.

“We simply can’t wait to be back in North America touring and to see our fans,” says Niall Horan, in a news release. “It’s going to be absolutely huge!”

Tickets go on sale on Dec. 7 at www.livenation.com.

For the Tulsa show, tickets will be available starting at 11 a.m. Dec. 7 at www.bokcenter.com, Arby’s Box Office at the BOK Center, all ticket outlets, or by calling (800) 745-3000.

Citi is the official credit card of the “Where We Are” 2014 North American tour. Citi cardmembers will have access to pre-sale tickets beginning today through Citi’s Private Pass Program. For complete pre-sale details, go to www.citiprivatepass.com. Fans will have additional opportunities to purchase tickets early starting Dec. 3 by signing up for a Facebook RSVP at http://bit.ly/1DRSVP.

Fans can catch a sneak peek of the One Direction guys as they gear up to perform on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” on Dec. 7; it will be their second appearance on the show. Fans can also catch the boys performing at the iHeartRadio “Midnight Memories” album release party airing on the CW on Dec. 9, with a special encore airing at 8 p.m. Christmas Day.

One Direction – Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson – formed in 2010 and have since amassed a loyal fan base and fame all across the globe. It has been an incredible year for the boys, as they took home a BRIT Award, three Billboard Music Awards, six Teen Choice Awards, three MTV EMAs, two 2013 American Music Awards and a moonman for Best Song Of The Summer at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. With two albums to date, “Up All Night” and “Take Me Home,” the boys have sold more than 35 million records worldwide and have achieved a total of 67 No. 1′s (including albums). One Direction made their movie debut in 2013 with their global No. 1 box office hit 3D concert movie, “One Direction: This Is Us.” Their new album, “Midnight Memories,” which includes the worldwide smash hit, “Best Song Ever” and the current hit single, “Story Of My Life,” is available now.

-BAM


by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more...
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