The Weeknd cancels the 2022 show – what fans should know

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The Weeknd cancels the 2022 show – what fans should know

Updated: 12/1/2021 05:30

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Concert: The Weeknd has canceled its concert in Berlin scheduled for September 2022.

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The Weeknd canceled its concert in Berlin scheduled for September 2022. All information about the concert, tickets and date.

American singer and songwriter Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, better known by his stage name The Weeknd, announced that his world tour would not go as planned and canceled four scheduled concerts in Germany in Hamburg, Cologne, Munich and Berlin. Instead, the Canadian wants to go on tour with the new concept from the summer of 2022.

Corona: The original date had to be postponed

The Berlin concert was originally scheduled for October 29, 2020 and has since been postponed to November 11, 2021, and then to September 24, 2022. The rescheduled concert was canceled. On the website of the Mercedes-Benz Arena there is a note: The concert “The Weeknd at the Mercedes-Benz Arena Berlin unfortunately cannot take place as planned and has been canceled.”

The Weeknd is turning to its fans

The rapper explained on Facebook that the demand for concert tickets for his performances exceeded previously planned possibilities. Therefore, the name of his tour “After Hours” will be extended to “After Hours Until Dawn” and will no longer take place in arenas, but in larger stadiums. The exact dates and venues for stadium concerts in Germany have yet to be determined.

What do ticket holders do?

All purchased indoor concert tickets expire and must be returned. On the organizer’s website it says: “Buyers of tickets are asked to contact the relevant pre-sale offices”.

Where should The Weeknd perform in Berlin?

The canceled The Weeknd concert was to take place on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at the Mercedes-Benz Arena Berlin (Mercedes-Benz Arena, Mercedes-Platz 1, 10243 Berlin).

What songs were scheduled for the show?

Of course, the set list of the canceled concert at the Mercedes-Benz Arena may have been different, but these are the songs that The Weeknd played in Seoul in December 2018:

  1. Pray for me
  2. star boy
  3. party monsters
  4. reminders
  5. Six feet underground
  6. low life
  7. May not
  8. side walks
  9. the love of the crew
  10. The Balloon House / Girls’ Glass Table
  11. Belonging to the world / Pretty
  12. Secrets / I can’t feel my face
  13. In the night
  14. I can feel it coming
  15. Morning
  16. Wicked games
  17. I earned it
  18. Or not
  19. Often
  20. Familiar
  21. Wasted time
  22. Call my name
  23. The hills

How to get to the Mercedes-Benz Arena?

The Mercedes-Benz Arena is easily accessible by public transport. In addition to the S-Bahn lines S3, S5, S7, S75 and S9 and the U1 underground, buses 347 and N1 and the M10 and M13 trams also stop at Warschauer Straße station. The train station is directly connected to the Mercedes-Benz Arena by a footbridge. On the west side of the arena there is a multi-storey car park on Helen-Ernst-Strasse.

Is there a hygiene concept at the Mercedes-Benz Arena?

The Mercedes-Benz Arena has introduced a number of preventive measures during the Covid pandemic. Please check the current hygiene rules well in advance of your visit.

Here you will find the latest information on the arena hygiene concept

Overall: If you feel sick or have symptoms suggestive of Covid-19, stay home!

Note: The Weeknd concert at the Mercedes-Benz Arena (Saturday, 09/24/2022, admission at 5.30 PM, concert start at 7.00 PM) has been canceled.

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