Abel Tesfaye

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    September 10, 2012

    The Weeknd announce last-minute Skyway Theater show

    See Also: Frank Ocean & the Weeknd at Lollapalooza, 8/4/12 The Weeknd at First Avenue, 6/17/12 After easily selling-out First Avenue back in June, it's quite apparent that the atmospheric R&B of the Weeknd clearly has an audience here in Minneapolis. And that passionate bond is only going t ... More >>

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    August 5, 2012

    Frank Ocean & the Weeknd at Lollapalooza, 8/4/12

    See Also:Lollapalooza 2012 suspended, resumed after dangerous weather conditionsTen things your Lollapalooza outfit says about youThe Weeknd at First Avenue, 6/17/12Frank Ocean & the WeekndLollapalooza at Grant Park, ChicagoSaturday, August 4, 2012In case you haven't been paying attention, R& ... More >>

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    June 18, 2012

    The Weeknd at First Avenue, 6/17/12

    The WeekndFirst Avenue, MinneapolisSunday, June 17, 2012On record, Abel Tesfaye is a drugged-out, manipulative playboy, but Sunday at a very sold-out First Avenue show filled with a notably fashionable 18 crowd, he seemed genuinely filled with love. To just about any musician, this was a dream audi ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012

    On the Weeknd's Twin Cities debut: Who is Abel Tesfaye?

    The highly revered, depraved and intoxicating stylings of R&B's most intriguing new act, the Weeknd, will take over the First Avenue Mainroom this Sunday for a surprise stop on the Canadian group's first international tour. With critical nods from nearly everywhere and a consistent reputation fo ... More >>

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    August 19, 2011

    The Weeknd's 'Thursday' free album is out - finally

    Via The Weeknd's Facebook page‚ÄčHe reached cult status in the blogosphere last winter with his mysterious free mixtape, House Of Balloons, but not much is known about Toronto's Abel Tesfaye  -- and that's probably exactly how he wants it, at least for now. With no promotion behind him aside fr ... More >>