tours announced: Alicia Keys, Tool, Hot Tuna, Vagabon, Mika, Control Top, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Vagabon, who released her self-titled second album last year, has just announced a spring tour, which kicks off March 31 in Philadelphia and wraps up May 17 in Santa Ana, CA, with stops in between in DC, Atlanta, New Orleans, Houston, Austin, Kansas City, Omaha, Chicago, Detroit, Toronto, Montreal, Boston, Brooklyn (Music Hall of Williamsburg on April 22), Denver, Portland, Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and more. Most shows are with Angelica Garcia. Head here for all dates
Tool are on tour as we write this, playing Austin tonight, and the band have just added a few shows in March, hitting Spokane, Portland, Eugene and Boise. Before that they’ll stop in Dallas, Atlanta, Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans. They’ve also got dates in Australia, and are on tap for Bonnaroo. All dates are listed here.
PEE-WEE’S BIG ADVENTURE 35th ANNIVERSARY TOUR
Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure turns 35 this year and as mentioned, Pee-Wee creator/alter-ego Paul Reubens is headed on a cross-country tour to celebrate. He’ll be screening the film, telling stories about it, and answering audience questions at the shows, and the tour has been expanded to include a couple of new dates.
Midwest rapper Smino has tour dates coming up, and he’ll also be in NYC to pwerform at Pro Era member Powers Pleasant and NYC DJ Odalys’ If You Know You Know party happening February 8 at Schimanski. All Smino dates here.
DAMO SUZUKI (CAN)
GREG DULLI / JOSEPH ARTHUR
Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli‘s new solo album, Random Desire, is out February 21 and he’s announced a North American tour for it, which begins April 24 in Minneapolis and runs through May 28 in Los Angeles, hitting most major cities along the way with Joseph Arthur opening on all dates.
Long-running jam band Hot Tuna continue to stay very busy on the road, and this year will be no different. They’ve got a handful of dates lined up, including an Acoustic and Electric Hot Tuna show at New York’s Capitol Theatre on July 11 with David Grisman Trio (tickets). All dates (including some Jorma Kaukonen solo and duo sets) here.
CONTROL TOP / WEEPING ICON
Philly punk/post-punk/noise rock blenders Control Top released one of our favorite albums of 2019, and now they’re set to hit the road with Brooklyn’s likeminded Weeping Icon. All dates for tat appealing double bill (including Brooklyn’s Union Pool on 3/5 and SXSW) here.
In addition to hosting the Grammys this Sunday, Alicia Keys will also be busy this year with her seventh album Alicia (due March 20), and a world tour that includes a show at NYC’s iconic Radio City Music Hall on August 14. All dates here.
GIRL IN RED
Norwegian bedroom pop artist Girl in Red (aka Marie Ulven) is coming to the U.S. for Coachella in April, and will tour Texas in between weekends, with shows in Houston, Dallas and Austin. She’ll then be back in May for East Coast shows, including Atlanta, Nashville, Columbus, Baltimore and two nights in NYC. All dates are here.
UK based pop artist Mika, who released his fifth album My Name Is Michael Holbrook in 2019, will be in the U.S. for Coachella and has just announced a tour surrounding the festival. Dates include Denver, Chicago, and New York (Terminal 5 on May 7), and the tour wraps up May 16 at Videotron Centre in Quebec, Canada. Head here for dates and tickets.
Jackie Lynn, the fictional alter-ego of Haley Fohr (of Circuit des Yeux) who have evolved into a full band featuring all three members of Bitchin Bajas, announced a new album and tour.
Puerto Rican reggaeton singer Ozuna announced a US tour behind this past fall’s Nibiru, including a show at NYC’s Madison Square Garden.
Masked dreampop country singer Orville Peck, who released his debut album on Sub Pop last year, has a few dates this spring, including the MoMA Armory Party in NYC, Coachella and Stagecoach in Indio, CA in April, and Atlanta’s Shaky Knees in May.
MONSTER MAGNET (POWERTRIP) / NEBULA / SILVERTOMB
NJ stoner rock vets Monster Magnet are revisiting their 1998 commercial breakthrough Powertrip on a tour this spring that features support from long-running Fu Manchu offshoot Nebula and new-ish Type O Negative offshoot Silvertomb.
GWAR (AND RAWG)
GWAR, who were just in NYC to play a a holiday show at Brooklyn’s Warsaw, will play Phoenix on March 28 and then the next day will play Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus without their costumes as RAWG.
CODE ORANGE / SHOW ME THE BODY / JESUS PIECE / YEAR OF THE KNIFE / MACHINE GIRL
Code Orange will release their anticipated new album Underneath on March 13 via Roadrunner, and they’ve just announced a headlining tour in support of it. They’ve also put together a stacked lineup of openers.
LITURGY / LEYA
Brooklyn black metallers Liturgy announced an East Coast/Midwest tour supporting last year’s H.A.Q.Q.
ALICE COOPER / LITA FORD / TESLA
Alice Cooper added a second leg of dates to his tour with Lita Ford, and this run also features Tesla.
Art pop duo CocoRosie will release new album Put the Shine On in March and will be out on tour this spring, including select North American dates, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and two Brooklyn shows.
HALL & OATES / SQUEEZE / KT TUNSTALL
In addition to the Hershey, PA and Madison Square Garden shows that these three are playing in February, they’ll do an amphitheater tour this summer.
THE FRONT BOTTOMS
The Front Bottoms recently released a new single and they’ve currently got two shows coming up: NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom on 4/17 (tickets on BrooklynVegan presale 1/22 at 10 AM) and Atlanta’s Shaky Knees festival.
NOLA sludge supergroup Down announced the first US date of their NOLA 25th anniversary shows (Psycho Las Vegas), and they’re also promising a New Orleans show. More info here.
BRIGHT EYES (including NYC w/ JAPANESE BREAKFAST, LUCY DACUS)
For Japanese Breakfast, NYC with Bright Eyes is one of a few upcoming dates, also including a headlining show at Atlantic City’s Anchor Rock Club on 4/11, Treefort Fest, The National’s Homecoming festival, and more. All dates here.
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