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5 Seconds of Summer set for Jones Beach

Australian boy band 5 Seconds of Summer performs

Australian boy band 5 Seconds of Summer performs on NBC's "Today" show on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in New York City. Although its debut album just arrived in the U.S. on Tuesday, the band has encountered screaming fans at every turn of their U.S. press tour. Credit: AP

Good news, 5 Seconds of Summer fans! The guys are coming to Nikon at Jones Beach Theater.

Bad news: It’s not until Sept. 1, 2015. Yes, a little more than 13 months from now.

Boy bands, as you well know, like to build anticipation. (Remember when One Direction tickets to Jones Beach went on sale 14 months before they arrived in 2013?) So tickets for 5SOS’ “Rock Out with Your Socks Out” tour will go on sale Aug. 9 at 10 a.m. through Live Nation. Citi cardholders can start buying tickets at 10 a.m. Aug. 5 through the Citi Private Pass program at

In case you can't wait that long, they do open for One Direction at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on Aug. 4 and 5, but snagging tickets for that will be a challenge.

Of course, this is a big time for the boy band, who currently have the No. 1 album in the country and set a record for the biggest-selling debut from an Australian band last week when they sold 258,643 copies. That total also gives them the biggest debut from any artist this year.

They currently have three songs in the Top 100 – their hit “She Looks So Perfect,” the ballad “Amnesia” and “Everything I Didn’t Say,” which arrived on the charts last week at No. 24.

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