The Weeknd live in concert.

The Weeknd

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Based on 189 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that The Weeknd is rated as an enjoyable live performer, with decent shows overall. The Weeknd concert reviews describe live shows and performances as confident, masterful, dazzling, raucous, amazing, show-stopping, and extraordinary.


Estadio Bicentenario de La Florida, Santiago de Chile, Chile (Oct 15); Estadio Bicentenario de La Florida, Santiago de Chile, Chile (Oct 16); Estadio River Plate, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina (Oct 18); Estadio River Plate, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina (Oct 19); Estadio San Marcos, Lima, Peru (Oct 22); Estadio Akron, Guadalajara, Mexico (Oct 25);


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Latest Release

AftER lIfe (September 1, 2023)

Artist Info

Scarborough, Canada (2/16/1990) (2/16/1990) (2/16/1990)
Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, born 16 February 1990, known professionally as The Weeknd (pronounced the weekend), is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. In late 2010, Tesfaye anonymously uploaded several songs to under the name "The Weeknd".
Has Performed With
Schoolboy Q, Nav, Drake, Belly, Swedish House Mafia, Banks, Travis Scott, Kaytranada

Critic Concert Reviews

Mondo Sonoro (Spain)

July 19, 2023
The Weeknd Live In Concert In Spain


July 10, 2023
It's a Hollywood show from an artist who has changed modern culture.

Express (UK)

July 9, 2023
The Weeknd took the crowd at the London Stadium on a post-apocalyptic journey complete with fire, lasers and Handmaid's Tale-style dancers.

The Line Of Best Fit (UK)

July 8, 2023
The Weeknd Live In Concert

Hot Press Magazine (Ireland)

June 29, 2023
Delivering a dazzling display on stage, The Weeknd both pushed the boundaries of live performance and soaked up the Irish love in Marlay Park. If this was indeed a swan song, it was a massively impressive one.

Mancunian Matters (UK)

June 26, 2023
As he touched down at the Etihad stadium on 10 June to embark on the second leg of his After Hours Til Dawn tour, the Canadian superstar Abel Tesfaye – better known as The Weeknd – was immediately preparing for lift off as he gave a performance of stratospheric proportions.

Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)

June 20, 2023
The Weeknd Live In Concert In Sweden

Past critic reviews published in

Aftonbladet (Sweden), Soundvenue (Denmark), Gaffa (Denmark), NME (UK), Manchester Evening News (UK) and more

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Anton Mak [CC BY 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons