The Weeknd Tickets
About The Weeknd
The Weeknd was born Abel Tesfaye on February 16, 1990. He is a Canadian PBR&B singer, songwriter and producer. PBR&B is derived from Pabst Blue Ribbon, a beer associated with hipsters and R&B. His rise to fame began in 2010 when using the name The Weeknd he uploaded songs to YouTube. Tesfaye began using the name "The Weeknd" at 17 years of age. He dropped out of school and someone said about him that he "left one weekend and never came home." The Weeknd went on to release 3 mixtapes: House of Balloons, Thursday and Echoes of Silence. The Weeknd's first album, Kiss Land, was released in 2013. His 2nd album, Beauty Behind the Madness, was a huge success with 4 huge hits including the #1 single "Can't Feel My Face." In 2015, The Weeknd will be playing several festivals before kicking off The Madness Fall Tour in Toronto, Ontario on November 3rd. There are 20 concerts throughout Canada and the United States. The Madness Tour finishes on December, 19th in Miami, FL.