Australian Boy Band 5 Seconds of Summer Tour Opener for One Direction

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By Diadem Pambid | March 3, 2014 11:00 AM EST

Fans of the Australian boy band, 5 Seconds of Summer, have great news to celebrate. Calum Hood, Michael Clifford, Luke Hemmings, Ashton Irwin are once again set to be the opening act for British boy band sensation, One Direction's "Where We Are" tour. Here's all there is to know about 5SOS and the much-awaited tour.

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One Direction poses backstage with one of the two awards they won at the 41st American Music Awards in Los Angeles

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5SOS, Seconds of Summer, is an Australian pop rock boy band formed Sydney in the year 2011. The band consists of four members namely Calum Hood, Michael Clifford, Luke Hemmings and Ashton Irwin. The boys have been pretty popular all thanks to their YouTube video cover of Justin Bieber's song "Next to You."

Despite already garnering a huge fan following, the numbers exploded when the boys nabbed the opening act for One Direction's "Take Me Home" tour in February of 2013. Well, it looks like the boys are set to have one hell of a great time once again because they're all set to be the opening act again for One Direction's "Where We Are" tour.

Niall Horan was quite pleased about the opening act that he tweeted all about it.

"Ahhhhh yessssssss!! @5SOS are opening for us again! TMH was great fun! But dudes we're playing f'in stadiums! Agggghhhhh !" stated Horan to which Louis Tomlinson added, "Can't wait!"

Even the boys of 5SOS are hyped for the said tour and had shared a message to their lovely fans (via Alter the Press)

"We are soooo excited to be supporting the 1D lads on their "Where We Are Tour" in the USA & Canada this year :-) The tour last year was a wicked experience and helped us take our band to places we never even dreamed possible. Cannot wait to play our new music and rock out in stadiums across North America! It's going to be EPIC. We will see you soon... Big love, 5SOS x"

The full schedule of the said tour is as follows. Check out the following link for more information on One Direction's "Where We Are" tour along with 5SOS.

August 1 // Rogers Centre // Toronto, ON
August 2 // Rogers Centre // Toronto, ON
August 4 // MetLife Stadium // East Rutherford, NJ
August 5 // MetLife Stadium // East Rutherford, NJ
August 7 // Gillette Stadium // Foxboro, MA
August 8 // Gillette Stadium // Foxboro, MA
August 9 // Gillette Stadium // Foxboro, MA
August 11 // Nationals Park // Washington, DC
August 13 // Lincoln Financial Field // Philadelphia, PA
August 14 // Lincoln Financial Field // Philadelphia, PA
August 16 // Ford Field // Detroit, MI
August 17 // Ford Field // Detroit, MI
August 19 // LP Field // Nashville, TN
August 22 // Reliant Stadium // Houston, TX
August 24 // AT&T Stadium // Dallas, TX
August 27 // Edward Jones Dome // St Louis, MO
August 29 // Soldier Field // Chicago, IL
August 30 // Soldier Field // Chicago, IL
September 11 // Rose Bowl // Pasadena, CA
September 12 // Rose Bowl // Pasadena, CA
September 13 // Rose Bowl // Pasadena, CA
September 16 // University of Phoenix Stadium // Phoenix, AZ
September 19 // Sun Bowl Stadium // El Paso, TX
September 21 // Alamodome // San Antonio, TX
September 23 // BOK Center // Tulsa, OK
September 25 // Mercedes-Benz Superdome // New Orleans, LA
September 27 // PNC Music Pavilion // Charlotte, NC
September 28 // PNC Music Pavilion // Charlotte, NC
October 01 // Georgia Dome // Atlanta, GA
October 03 // Raymond James Stadium // Tampa FL
October 05 // Sun Life Stadium // Miami, FL

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