Where do you go after touring with Justin Bieber? That's the question that Post Malone has known he'd eventually have to answer. And now he has an answer: Headlining this year's Outbreak Tour, presented by Monster Energy drinks.
Whether or not you have a problem with the corporate branding slapped in front of it, headlining Outbreak puts Malone in some pretty good company. Previous tours have featured Iggy Azalea, Kendrick Lamar, Logic and Fetty Wap, as well as — somewhat ironically — the XXL Freshman Class, which of course Malone famously declined to participate in earlier this year.
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Above all, the backing of Monster, a heavy hitter in terms of artist, concert and festival sponsorship, suggests that a major corporate player sees growth potential in Malone. The Grapevine native already toured in support of Bieber and Fetty Wap this year and is expected to release his first full-length sometime in the fall.
"Post is stylistically complex and battle tested from both our previous sold out tour and Justin Bieber’s," says tour producer Steve Ljubicic in the press release announcing the tour. "We’re thrilled to be part of this career defining moment while he nurtures his craft."
Malone's tour, dubbed The Hollywood Dreams Tour, kicks off in San Diego on September 14 and swings through Dallas one week later for a date at House of Blues. Presale tickets went on sale this afternoon at postmalone.com/tour with the access code HOLLYWOOD. Meet and greet and VIP packages go on sale tomorrow at 9 a.m., while general admission will be available starting Friday, Aug. 12 at noon.
Jazz Cartier and Larry June will support Malone on The Hollywood Dreams Tour, with FKi 1st holding down hosting duties.