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The Chainsmokers’ ‘World War Joy’ tour coming to PPG Paints Arena

Shirley McMarlin

Grammy Award-winning DJ/producer duo The Chainsmokers will play PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh on Oct. 11 as part of their “World War Joy” North American fall arena tour.

Multi-platinum Australian pop rock band 5 Seconds of Summer , featured on The Chainsmokers’ latest single “Who Do You Love,” will be joining all dates along with rising pop star Lennon Stella , who will open the show.

Tickets for the tour will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Feb. 15 at livenation.com .

The Chainsmokers will offer VIP packages for each show including premium seating, an invitation to the sound check, a question-and-answer session with the duo, Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart, specially designed merchandise and more. For information, visit VIPNation.com .

The 41-city tour will kick off Sept. 25 in Cincinnati, Ohio, stopping in major cities across the United States and Canada before wrapping in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Dec. 6.

The single “Who Do You Love,” released last week, went to No. 1 on iTunes and has accumulated nearly 14 million combined global streams to date. The track also was added to Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist in 37 countries, added to their largest playlist, Today’s Top Hits, and added to Today’s Hits on Apple Music.

Shirley McMarlin is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Shirley at 724-836-5750, [email protected] or via Twitter @shirley_trib.


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Alex Pall (left) and Andrew Taggart of The Chainsmokers received the award for favorite artist electronic dance music at the American Music Awards on Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles.