The first news coming from Abel Tesfaye, aka The Weeknd, in 2012 are nothing less than excitiing. According to on open call on his Facebook page, the singer is looking for you to assist him live as part of his backing band. The call for “professional guitarist and bass player in or around the Toronto area” ends this Sunday, January 8, and also informs that visual proof of your skills playing the jam “What You Need” is required. Read the full missive below.
The Weeknd is looking for a professional guitarist and bass player in or around the Toronto area to travel and perform live in concert. Those interested please send all information to:
Include: name, age, instrument, and a photograph if possible. Any additional youtube video footage, credentials, etc. of performer is welcome.
Serious inquiries only please.
Deadline is Sunday January 8, 2012
This also means that we will witness a real The Weeknd tour after all.