Posted in music | tour dates on May 29, 2014

Sam Smith

UK pop singer Sam Smith already has a few US dates announced including Bonnaroo and a sold-out NYC show at The Apollo (6/17) soon after, but he's since scheduled a full North American tour to go down later in the year. That tour brings him back to NYC for a show on September 19 at Hammerstein Ballroom. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (5/30) at 10 AM. Updated dates are listed below.

In other news, you may have noticed that Sam put out his video for "Leave Your Lover" this week which featured the "twist ending" that led to speculation about his sexuality. He's since revealed in an interview with The FADER:

In the Lonely Hour is about a guy that I fell in love with last year, and he didn't love me back. I think I'm over it now, but I was in a very dark place. I kept feeling lonely in the fact that I hadn't felt love before.

...I just wanted to talk about him and have it out there. It's about a guy and that's what I wanted people to know--I want to be clear that that's what it's about. I've been treated as normal as anyone in my life; I've had no issues. I do know that some people have issues in life, but I haven't, and it's as normal as my right arm. I want to make it a normality because this is a non-issue. People wouldn't ask a straight person these questions. I've tried to be clever with this album, because it's also important to me that my music reaches everybody. I've made my music so that it could be about anything and everybody-- whether it's a guy, a female or a goat--and everybody can relate to that. I'm not in this industry to talk about my personal life unless it's in a musical form.

Goat lovers, rejoice.

You can watch that video, with the list of tour dates, below...

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Sam Smith - "Leave Your Lover" Official Video

Sam Smith -- 2014 Tour Dates
May 30 Roundhouse London, United Kingdom
Jun 07 Wollaton Park Nottingham, United Kingdom
Jun 08 Parklife Festival Manchester, United Kingdom
Jun 12 Bonnaroo Manchester, TN
Jun 17 Apollo Theater New York, NY
Jul 11 Optimus Alive Festival Lisbon, Portugal
Jul 18 Somerset House London, United Kingdom
Jul 19 Marlay Park Dublin, Ireland
Aug 07 Cornbury Park Charlbury, United Kingdom
Aug 16 V Festival Londonderry, United Kingdom
Sep 04 Robin Hill Country Park Isle Of Wight, United Kingdom
Sep 12 Stadthalle Göttingen Gottingen, Germany
Sep 15 House of Blues Boston Boston, MA
Sep 16 Echostage Washington, DC
Sep 19 Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom New York, NY
Sep 21 Kool Haus Toronto, Canada
Sep 22 Riviera Theatre Chicago, IL
Sep 24 Orpheum Theatre Vancouver, Canada
Sep 25 Paramount Theatre Seattle Seattle, WA
Sep 26 Crystal Ballroom Portland, OR
Sep 28 Fox Theater Oakland, CA
Sep 30 Greek Theatre Los Angeles, CA
Oct 04 House of Blues Houston Houston, TX
Oct 06 The Tabernacle Atlanta, GA
Oct 07 Ryman Auditorium Nashville, TN
Oct 09 House Of Blues Dallas Dallas, TX
Oct 23 O2 ABC Glasgow, United Kingdom
Oct 24 O2 Academy Leeds Leeds, United Kingdom
Oct 25 O2 Academy Newcastle Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Oct 27 O2 Academy Birmingham Birmingham, United Kingdom
Oct 28 Rock City Nottingham, United Kingdom
Oct 29 Albert Hall Manchester, United Kingdom
Oct 30 Albert Hall Manchester, United Kingdom
Nov 03 Cambridge Corn Exchange Cambridge, United Kingdom
Nov 04 Colston Hall Bristol, United Kingdom
Nov 06 Eventim Apollo London, United Kingdom
Nov 07 Eventim Apollo London, United Kingdom
Nov 16 Live Music Hall Cologne, Germany
Nov 17 Docks Hamburg, Germany
Nov 18 Astra Kulturhaus Berlin, Germany
Nov 20 Bataclan Paris, France
Nov 28 TivoliVredenburg, Ronda Utrecht, Netherlands
Nov 29 Ancienne Belgique Brussels, Belgium

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Comments (28)

Honestly I'd be more surprised if he came out as straight. Everything about this dude screams 'mo.

Posted by Anonymous | May 29, 2014 6:15 PM

It's almost as shocking as when Rosie came out!

Posted by Anonymous | May 29, 2014 6:16 PM

Wonder if he polished the knobs that Disclosure turns, if u no what I mean.

Posted by Anonymous | May 29, 2014 6:30 PM

Captain Obvious is obvious.

Posted by Anonymous | May 29, 2014 6:53 PM

Seriously? A blind person could tell he is gay.

Posted by Anonymous | May 29, 2014 7:09 PM

Those gays really were just all about getting equal rights so they could open up the bestiality world - I KNEW IT! ITS NOT OK TO SEXUALLY LOVE ANIMALS.

Posted by Anonymous | May 29, 2014 7:33 PM

Being gay certainly will get you more attention than being straight. Ask Frank Ocean, it was his best career move.

Posted by Anonymous | May 29, 2014 7:47 PM

Holla!

Posted by Buckeye's butt pussy | May 29, 2014 8:28 PM

So wait... wait. Are you telling me Sam Smith is gay? Are you serious? No, wait, seriously. He's gay?! THE Sam Smith!? Get outta here. No way.

Posted by Anonymous | May 29, 2014 9:52 PM

Who? No really, who the fuck is this guy?

Posted by Anonymous | May 29, 2014 10:22 PM

He makes Morrissey look like Ted Nugent.

Posted by Anonymous | May 29, 2014 10:49 PM

Boy George II

Posted by Anonymous | May 29, 2014 10:56 PM

That man there looks like he uses baby carrots for more then dipping into hummus platters if ya know what I mean.

Posted by Anonymous | May 29, 2014 11:35 PM

She is lez right

Posted by Anonymous | May 29, 2014 11:54 PM

George Bush was right. Let them marry each other and next they'd demand to marry animals!

Posted by ME | May 30, 2014 1:40 AM

Talentless and irrelevant, but now that he let everyone know he likes balls, he is fascinating.

Posted by Anonymous | May 30, 2014 7:50 AM

The eyes tell it all.

Posted by Anonymous | May 30, 2014 8:40 AM

Umm, who?

Posted by Anonymous | May 30, 2014 9:28 AM

Have two friends who were RAVING about Sam Smith. They kept mentioning Sam Smith, Sam Smith, Sam Smith, the song with Sam Smith, oh you don't know Sam Smith!?!?!? and they kept looking at each other.

No I fucking don't know Sam Smith! And it also doesn't mean anything to me if he's homosexual or not.

Not that there's anything wrong with that.

Posted by Anonymous | May 30, 2014 9:48 AM

Hooray for signing sodomites!!! XOXO

Posted by Anonymous | May 30, 2014 10:03 AM

The only Sam Smith I care about comes from Tadcaster, UK and is fucking delicious. Who gives a shit about this twink?

Posted by Anonymous | May 30, 2014 10:14 AM

any of your dads came out as a mo lately? need a bj

Posted by Anonymous | May 30, 2014 11:44 AM

I'm soooo tired of hearing about people being gay!!! It's so disgusting!!! Not at all what God intended. Gross!!

Posted by Roccco | June 21, 2014 7:50 AM

U small minded people just because of someone's sexuality pathetic we live in 2014 grow up why should someone not be happy with who there are many people lie still just to please others and as to say Sam smith is talentless he is one of the most talented singers to date.

Posted by Amber-leigh | July 10, 2014 4:06 AM

Relax Amber-leigh, deep breathes

Posted by Anonymous | July 10, 2014 8:59 AM

Its disgusting how many anti-sexual comments i just saw. Did it hurt you? Did it affect you in any way? All we want to do is to be happy in this world and if that is to be with the same gender then so be it. Nobody should have to question it. This is whats wrong with our generation, we judge each other for being ourselves. I'm so sick of people saying gay and lesbian. They're just people who are different like each of us. We are all different. Love has no limits so why should you put one?

Posted by E.D. | July 31, 2014 1:43 PM

I don't give a dam if he's 50 shades of Grey and is in love with the Michelin Man- he makes good music and that is all I care about. I can only judge myself.

Posted by N S | August 8, 2014 12:38 PM

I like the fact that u are being honest brou and all I can say is I'm still your fan,do what's best for u and not for other people

Posted by zintle | August 14, 2014 6:10 PM

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