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Joe Jonas’ new band, DNCE, plays pop rock hits at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Feb. 4

Joe Jonas’ new band, DNCE, plays pop rock hits at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Feb. 4
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From a press release:

Multi-platinum-selling pop rock band DNCE has announced dates for their upcoming 2017 North American tour, “DNCE in Concert.” The multi-city trek, which kicks off Tuesday, Jan. 17 at the House of Blues in San Diego, will hit a number of major cities across the United States including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, and Nashville. Its only stop in Pennsylvania will be at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 8 p.m.

Tickets, which are $29.50 in advance or $35 the day of the show, go on sale this Friday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at, the Event Center box office,, all Ticketmaster outlets, or by phone at 800-745-3000. Each ticket purchased will come with a physical copy of DNCE’s debut CD, available everywhere on Friday, Nov. 18.

VIP experience packages will be available at and via the HOST mobile app. Citi cardmembers will have access to pre-sale tickets beginning Tuesday, Nov. 8 through Citi’s Private Pass Program. For complete pre-sale details, visit

DNCE is frontman Joe Jonas (formerly of the Jonas Brothers), bassist and keyboardist Cole Whittle, guitarist JinJoo, and drummer Jack Lawless. This tour comes following the announcement of the group’s highly anticipated self-titled debut album, “DNCE,” via Republic Records.

The band recently released the steamy new music video for their latest smash single, “Body Moves,” and was nominated for two American Music Awards for “Favorite Duo or Group Pop/Rock” and “New Artist of the Year Un-leashed by T-Mobile.” The American Music Awards winners are voted entirely by fans who can begin voting for DNCE now at The 2016 American Music Awards will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. on ABC.

Formed in the summer of 2015, DNCE first introduced themselves to audiences worldwide with the release of their debut single, “Cake by the Ocean,” their now 3x platinum-selling breakout
smash. The song was a Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and a certified smash on radio, becoming one of the most played songs of the year. An international success, global consumption of the song is over seven million adjusted singles, including nearly 450 million streams on Spotify worldwide.

The band just took home the win for “Best PUSH Artist” at the 2016 MTV European Music Awards in Rotterdam this past weekend and recently won “Best New Artist” at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards. What’s more, the companion music video has over 200 million views on VEVO.

Following up “Cake by the Ocean,” the sexy, gold-selling “Toothbrush” amassed over 50 million YouTube/VEVO views with an unforgettable music video starring supermodel Ashley Graham, as well as achieving global consumption over one million. Moreover, it received widespread critical praise from the likes of Entertainment Weekly, InStyle, People, and Rolling Stone.

The group’s four-track debut EP, “SWAAY,” bowed in the Top 10 of iTunes Pop Chart.