The cult Canadian star, also known as Abel Tesfaye, plays a four-date tour which starts at Manchester’s Ritz and finishes in London at Camden’s Electric Ballroom with slots in Glasgow and Birmingham. The Weeknd released Trilogy in 2012, a bundle of three releases including House of Balloons and Echoes of Silence which garnered top spots in 2011’s end of year polls. Check a performance of Wicked Games on Jools and our favourite, Echoes of Silence. Lessons in honey-laced, tear-laden RnB from the Drake collaborator.

Wed 20 Mar, The Ritz, Whitworth Street West, M1 5NQ. Tel: 0161 236 3234, 7pm, sold out,

Wed 20 Mar
Ruth Allan
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Sun 17 Mar 2013