Alesso to Perform During LA Galaxy's 2024 MLS Regular Season Home Opener on Sunday, Feb. 25


LOS ANGELES (Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024) – The LA Galaxy announced today that multi-platinum DJ and producer Alesso will perform during the LA Galaxy’s 2024 MLS Regular Season Home Opener against Inter Miami CF at Dignity Health Sports Park on Sunday, Feb. 25 (5:30 p.m. PT; MLS Season Pass)

Alesso’s performance will set the stage for one of the biggest games in MLS as the LA Galaxy kick off their 2024 MLS campaign against Inter Miami.

“As we revolutionize our game-day experience, we're excited to announce Alesso, one of the world’s top DJs, will be headlining our LA Galaxy home opener,” said LA Galaxy Chief Creative and Brand Officer Will Misselbrook. “The blend of top-tier soccer and Alesso’s musical talents will offer an immersive experience that elevates the energy for our fans and transforms the stadium ambiance. This signifies a new era in our approach to entertainment – a celebration of both sports and music that goes beyond the expected.”

Alesso is a global sensation who’s repeatedly proven that his influence transcends universal boundaries. A pivotal name in electronic music, Alesso has amassed two RIAA-certified Platinum hits, two certified Gold singles, over 5.5 billion global streams, and countless collaborations throughout the span of his iconic career. With a diehard fanbase that reaches across the world, Alesso continues to be a symbol of musical excellence in electronic music and beyond.
“As a massive football enthusiast, I’m looking forward to being a part of the growing history of MLS’ all-time moments by performing at the LA Galaxy’s 2024 Home Opener against Inter Miami CF,” said Alesso.

Born Alessandro Lindblad in Stockholm Sweden, Alesso quickly gained mainstream recognition for his remixes of Tiësto, Swedish House Mafia, and Avicii before becoming a household name for his own productions. Upon the release of just his second single, 2012’s “Calling (Losing My Mind)” with Swedish House Mafia’s Sebastian Ingrosso and OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder, he was certified 2X Platinum in Sweden while also reaching no. 1 on Billboard’s US Hot Dance Club Songs. In 2014, he went Platinum in the U.S. with “Heroes (we could be)” featuring Tove Lo. His 2014 album Forever, hit #1 on Billboard’s Top Dance/Electronic Albums and #30 on the Billboard 200.

Since his debut, Alesso has proven that his music can seamlessly cross over into countless genres - to that end, he’s collaborated with such eclectic artists as Katy Perry, OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder, Calvin Harris, Tove Lo, Liam Payne, James Bay, Marshmello, Swedish House Mafia’s Sebastian Ingrosso, Hailee Steinfeld, Florida Georgia Line, Anitta, and more. On Billboard’s Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart, his massive breakup anthem “Let Me Go” — a collaboration with Hailee Steinfeld and Florida Georgia Line — reached No. 9, while “Is That For Me” peaked at No. 25.

Over the last few years, Alesso has generated nearly 1B views on TikTok videos featuring his songs and over 2M followers on Instagram. He’s landed 3 songs (“Let Me Go,” “Heroes,” and “When I’m Gone”) on the Billboard Hot 100, and now also has over 16M followers across various social media platforms. Alesso continually pushes the boundaries with his ever-evolving sound, proving that his impact will remain as timeless as his music for generations to come.

The LA Galaxy’s home-opening match against Inter Miami CF on Sunday, Feb. 25 (5:30 p.m. PT; MLS Season Pass) marks the first-ever meeting between the two clubs at Dignity Health Sports Park and the second all-time matchup in league play. In the first regular-season meeting between LA and Miami, the Galaxy earned a 3-2 come-from-behind win at DRV PNK Stadium on April 18, 2021. Notably, the 2024 LA Galaxy home opener marks the return of club legend and Inter Miami CF owner David Beckham, while 2022 FIFA World Cup Champion and Argentina National Team captain Lionel Messi plays his first-ever match at Dignity Health Sports Park.