With the first pick in the draft, Monster Energy and Idol Roc Entertainment select Post Malone to headline the 2016 Outbreak Tour with special guests. The 41-date tour will kick-off in San Diego at The Observatory on September 14th and conclude in Los Angeles at The Wiltern on November 9th.
Launched in 2011, and growing each yearsince, Outbreak is recognized as the ultimate influencer pairing break-through talent with fan friendly ticket prices at premium venues. The Outbreak franchise consists of six annual tours; Hip Hop, Rock, EDM, College, Comedy, Country and the buzz-worthy Outbreak House at SXSW. Previous Outbreak Tour Alumni include: Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore, Logic, Iggy Azalea, Fetty Wap, Issues, Carnage, Logic and The Chainsmokers.
Post Malone’s domination of the music industry has been nothing short of a whirlwind. Moving to Los Angeles at 19 years old, the Dallas native teamed up with producer FKi and began recording music. After writing and recording “White Iverson” in his bedroom, Post Malone published the single to his Soundcloud where he immediately gained the support fromhip hop heavy hitters Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller. Subsequently major publications such as Complex, The Fader, Noisey and Hypebeast alike also started to take note of the star. 2015 was a breakthrough year for Post, he signed to Republic Records and saw “White Iverson” certify 3 times Platinum. While on tour with Fetty Wap for the “Welcome To The Zoo Tour” at the beginning of 2016. Post gained even more momentum being tapped by the likes of 50 Cent and Kanye West for collaborations and gaining the attention of Jay Z and Justin Bieber, whom would later bring him onto his own tour, “Purpose”. As of 2016, “White Iverson” has landed at the Top 10 of Urban Radio, garnered the #1 spot at Rhythm Radio, and gone RIAA triple-platinum. Adding to his extensive list of accolades, Post Malone has over 200 million streams collectively (22 million of which are from his debut mixtape August 26) and over 280 million-plus views on YouTube/VEVO.
“I love Monster Energy. It’s amazing for them to support my music, and I’m so excited to headline the Outbreak Tour this fall. Can’t wait to perform my new songs for you all! LovePosty.” said Post Malone of the tour.
Post Malone will be giving his fans first access to tickets through an artist presale beginning at 2pm local time onMonday August 8. Fans can visitwww.postmalone.com/tour and use password HOLLYWOOD when prompted on the event purchase page to receive this exclusive access. Fans will also have access to exclusive Post Malone meet & greet and VIP packages which go on sale beginning Tuesday August 9th @ 10AM.
Tour producer Steven Ljubicic says “Post Malone headlining the Outbreak Tour is like having gold in your portfolio right now. He gives the Monster brand enlightened context and as it continues to be a signpost in music culture.Post is stylistically complex and battle tested from both our previous sold out tour and Justin Bieber’s. We’re thrilled to be part of this career defining moment while he nurtures his craft.”