Hong Kong date for Australian pop rockers 5 Seconds of Summer

Foursome who started out at YouTube stars and played support on One Direction's 2013 world tour bring their sunny Sydney sound to the city in March 2016

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 15 October, 2015, 3:00pm
UPDATED : Thursday, 15 October, 2015, 5:06pm

Australian pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer – who rose to international fame supporting boy band One Direction on their 2013 world tour – will appear in Hong Kong for the first time in March next year.

The four-member band started out as YouTube celebrities in 2011 influenced by the likes of Green Day and Blink 182, and their self-titled debut album from last year has been certified gold in the US and UK. The follow-up album, Sounds Good Feels Good, is due to be released on October 23.

The Sounds Live Feels Live tour is being staged to promote the album. It kicks off in Nagoya on February 16, and apart from the performance at AsiaWorld-Expo on March 10, also includes dates in Osaka, Tokyo, Taipei, Singapore, Jakarta, Bangkok and Manila.

Tickets to the Hong Kong show, ranging from HK$488 to HK$1,288, go on sale at HK Ticketing and Tom Lee outlets at 10am on October 26