Renderings of the new UBS Arena, home of the New York Islanders. (Photo: NHL)

The new UBS Arena has officially begun announcing concert dates at the soon-to-be music venue, with The Weeknd the first to begin selling tickets for a concert April 7, 2022, although an opening show for the venue, which will be home of the New York Islanders, has yet to be announced.

The $1.1 billion UBS Arena in Elmont is currently under construction adjacent to Belmont Park racetrack and will be one of the most modern and innovative multipurpose arenas in the world. Tickets for the concert are available at ubsarena.com.

The Weeknd, who is also headlining the Super Bowl Halftime this year, added additional New York dates to his 2022 After Hours World Tour. On Feb. 11-12, 2022, The Weeknd will perform at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, and on April 4-5, 2022, he will perform at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan.

Photo courtesy UBS Arena

The 104-date global tour will kick off on Jan. 14 in Vancouver at Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena with stops in New York, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, Paris, Berlin, London and more.

Tickets will go on sale starting at 10 a.m. local time on Monday, Feb. 8 at TheWeeknd.com/Tour. Tickets are on sale now for the rescheduled dates on the tour.

Members of the Verizon customer loyalty program, VerizonUp, will receive access to this tour with tickets available in the MyVerizon app closer to the date of each event.

This story first appeared on amNY.com.

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