UPDATE (October 2, 2019): To coincide with her upcoming album release, K-pop star Amber Liu has announced her X North American tour. The 24-city tour is slated to kick off on January 17, 2020 in Fresno, CA, followed by stops in San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and more.
Rock sister duo Meg & Dia will support Amber throughout the North American tour, while Justice Carradine is set to join the lineup between January 17 and February 4. Justin Park will perform in concerts scheduled between February 5 and February 22.
Fan and VIP pre-sales via future-beat.com and amberliuofficial.com have already begun and will run through Thursday, October 3, 10 p.m. EST. After that, tickets for the shows will become available to the public on October 4 at 10 a.m. local time.
Take a look at the tour dates below and head over to Amber’s official website for more information.
Amber Liu X North American Tour Dates
DATE CITY VENUE
Jan 17 Fresno, CA Strummer’s
Jan 18 San Francisco, CA The Warfield
Jan 20 Portland, OR
Jan 21 Seattle, WA The Showbox
Jan 23 Vancouver, BC Vogue Theatre
Jan 25 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex
Jan 26 Denver, CO
Jan 28 Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theater
Jan 30 Milwaukee, WI The Rave II
Jan 31 Indianapolis, IN Deluxe at Old National Centre
Feb 1 Chicago, IL House Of Blues
Feb 4 Boston, MA
Feb 5 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of The Living Arts
Feb 7 New York, NY Terminal 5
Feb 8 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore Silver Spring
Feb 9 Pittsburgh, PA Rex Theater
Feb 11 Detroit, MI
Feb 13 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
Feb 14 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
Feb 16 Dallas, TX South Side Music Hall
Feb 17 Houston, TX
Feb 18 Austin, TX Scoot Inn Austin
Feb 21 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
Feb 22 San Diego, CA Music Box
A lot has changed since the last time we sat down with Amber Liu, when we talked to the artist about her mixtape Rogue Rouge, and what she’s looking forward to about her solo career. Earlier this month, the singer announced that she has officially parted ways with SM Entertainment, the K-pop giant that scouted Amber to become a part of what soon became a mega-successful girl group, f(x).
After spending a decade in the booming industry, Amber, who recently turned 27, is starting afresh with her own music. Titled X, her upcoming album is an intimate record that delves deep into her personal stories and emotions. In the artist’s own words:
“So much has gone on the last ten years I spend a lot of time trying to find the word, phrase to embody my journey up until now. ‘X’ not only marks ten years of my career but it also symbolizes me crossing over into another chapter of my life. It’s a target for where I need to be and also crosses out the things, the people, the bad habits, the past that I need to learn to let go of in order to grow as a person because I tend to dwell so much on things that I end up indirectly hurting myself in the end. I used to and still make lists of things I want to achieve and work on. X, I guess has always just been something in my life.”
X features a compilation of six new tracks, as well as a Mandarin version of one of the songs, “Curiosity.” Over the next few months, fans can expect to see music videos for each track, with all visuals directed by and starring none other than Amber herself.
As we wait for the full reveal of the album, check out the first track lifted from X, “Hands Behind My Back,” by watching the video above.
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