tours announced: 070 Shake, Soulfrito Fest, Hieroglyphics, Abuse of Power, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
ABUSE OF POWER
Abuse of Power’s What On Earth Can We Do (Triple B Records) is one of the year’s finest hardcore debut albums so far, and the Atlanta band have some upcoming shows in support of it. They’ll be in NYC to play The Kingsland on July 24 with Krust, Combust, Victory Garden, and The Answer; and they’re also playing NJ’s Back To School Jam, LA’s Sound and Fury, one of the Have Heart reunion shows, and more.
SOULFRITO MUSIC FEST AT BARCLAYS CENTER
Annual Latin hip hop festival Soulfrito goes down at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on August 30 with a stacked lineup that includes Ozuna, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Farruko, Gunna, Jeremih, Arcangel, El Alfa, Melii, Jay Critch, Myke Towers, and more. Full lineup and tickets here.
Kanye collaborator 070 Shake’s debut album Modus Vivendi is “coming soon” via G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam, and she has announced a North American tour to support it. It begins at LA’s Roxy Theatre on 9/18, hits Las Vegas’ Life Is Beautiful Festival, and wraps up in Philly at The TLA on 10/12. In between, she hits San Francisco, Denver, Austin, Chicago, Toronto, Boston, NYC (Webster Hall on 10/9), DC, and more. All non-festival dates go on sale Friday (6/28). All dates and tickets here.
MARY J BLIGE / NAS
Mary J Blige and Nas have expanded their co-headlining tour, including newly-added dates in the NYC-area, LA, and more.
Alternative hip hop vets Hieroglyphics — who count the legendary Del the Funky Homosapien as a member — have been celebrating the 20th anniversary of their 1998 debut album, 3rd Eye Vision on tour this year. Having toured the West Coast this spring, they’ve now got plans to play theMidwest and East Coast this summer. It seems like more dates are probably TBA, but some have already popped up including Cleveland’s Grog Shop on August 22, NYC’s Brooklyn Bowl on August 24, and Boston’s Middle East on August 25. They’ll also play Berkeley’s UC Theater Taube Family Music Hall in December. Stream 3rd Eye Vision below:
Belgian punk/metal/pop/etc blenders Brutus are playing US shows in support of their excellent new LP Nest.
AGNOSTIC FRONT / PRONG
NYHC vets Agnostic Front are celebrating the 35th anniversary of their debut album Victim In Pain on tour with another long-running NYC band, Prong. AF are also playing the second annual NYC edition of Thrasher/Vans Death Match.
Having just wrapped up dates with Death Cab, Jenny Lewis added new headlining shows.
HOMEWRECKER / VENOM PRISON / CALL OF THE VOID / etc
Ohio metallic hardcore rippers Homewrecker are hitting the road for a co-headlining run with UK political death metallers Venom Prison, and that includes support varying by date from Call of the Void, Joy, and The Great American Ghost.
Onetime Silver Jews main man David Berman is back with his new project Purple Mountains who will release their debut in July. They’ll be on tour not too long after that and more shows have been added, including a second Brooklyn show.
To support their just-announced new album (their first in eight years), UK dance rock outfit Friendly Fires will play a few U.S. shows in September, including Brooklyn, San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego.
Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke is releasing a new solo album, ANIMA, on Thursday (6/27), and he’s touring throughout the summer and fall with longtime collaborator Nigel Godrich and visual artist Tarik Barri in support of it, starting with dates in Europe, Japan, and Korea in July. In September he heads to North America for another round of dates, and he’s expanded that leg with a second show at Los Angeles.
Cher has expanded the fall leg of her “Here We Go Again” tour with Nile Rodgers & Chic to include a second show at Madison Square Garden
JASON ISBELL & THE 400 UNIT
Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit are currently on a co-headlining tour with Father John Misty (which we recently caught in Brooklyn), and they announced the 2019 edition of their annual residency at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, which happens in October. Now they’ve expanded their tour a little more.
Jade Bird has been opening dates on Jason and Father John Misty’s tour, and she added a few stops of her own, supporting her self-titled debut album, in NYC, Washington DC, Seattle and San Francisco.
THE HEAD AND THE HEART
The Head and the Heart, who just played the 92.3 festival in Queens this past weekend, will be on tour this fall and have added two NYC-area shows.
New order have announced a Miami residency in January 2020, which is their first multi-night run like this they’ve ever done in the U.S.
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