Launching July 15 in Boca Raton, FL, Shawn Mendes World Tour will include concerts in numerous North American cities, including Phoenix, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Detroit, and Seattle. Featuring 24 shows in the USA cities and 2 in Canada, the tour is scheduled to end at August 21, 2016 in Toronto, ON.
Last year Shawn Mendes released his full-length album Handwritten’, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart with 119,000 equivalent album units, selling 106,000 copies in its first week. The upcoming tour comes in support of this album and will showcase material from it. Full schedule for Shawn Mendes 2016 World Tour North American leg upcoming concerts:
July 15: Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton, FL;
July 16: St. Augustine Amphitheatre in Saint Augustine, FL;
July 17: Fox Theatre in Atlanta, GA;
July 19: Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, TX;
July 20: Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie, TX;
July 22: Comerica Theatre in Phoenix, AZ;
July 23: Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre in San Diego, CA;
July 24: San Jose State University Event Center in San Jose, CA;
July 26: WaMu Theater in Seattle, WA;
July 27: Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver, BC;
July 30: The Great Saltair in Magna, UT;
July 31: 1stBank Center in Broomfield, CO;
August 2: The Roy Wilkins Auditorium in Saint Paul, MN;
August 4: Wisconsin State Fair Park in Milwaukee, WI;
August 5: Rosemont Theatre in Rosemont, IL;
August 6: Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis, MO;
August 7: Carl Black Chevy Woods Amphitheater in Whites Creek, TN;
August 10: Fox Theatre in Detroit, MI;
August 12: Pier Six Concert Pavilion in Baltimore, MD;
August 13: Hamburg Fairgrounds in Hamburg, NY;
August 14: Mann Center for Performing Arts in Philadelphia, PA;
August 16: Monmouth University in West Long Branch, NJ;
August 17: Tsongas Center in Lowell, MA;
August 19: Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT;
August 20: Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, PA;
August 21: Air Canada Centre in Toronto, ON.
Shawn Mendes’ latest single, “I Know What You Did Last Summer,” features Camila Cabello from Fifth Harmony. Mendes and Cabello penned the song last summer at one of the stops on Taylor Swift’s “1989 World Tour.” The song was included on Shawn Mendes’ Handwritten Revisited reissue.
Shawn Mendes was listed among Time’s The 25 Most Influential Teens in 2014 and 2015. He also made his first appearance on a Forbes list with their annual “30 Under 30”, for 2016. Shawn Mendes is also the youngest artist to debut in the top 25 with a debut song on the Billboard Hot 100, making to number 24 for the week ending July 12, 2014, at 15 years, 11 months and 4 days of age.
On April 14, 2015, Shawn Mendes released his full-length album Handwritten, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart with 119,000 equivalent album units, selling 106,000 copies in its first week. However, it suffered a 89% traditional sales decrease in its second week. The third single from the album, “Stitches”, peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming his first top 10 single in the USA and later his first number one on the Mainstream Top 40 chart. Shawn Mendes recorded a song called “Believe” for Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants. He also opened for Taylor Swift during 1989 World Tour dates for North America.