tours announced: Big Thief, Ryley Walker, Lee “Scratch” Perry, SRSQ, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
BON IVER & SHARON VAN ETTEN
The dream team that is Bon Iver & Sharon Van Etten are on the road together through 9/15 when they take over the Forum in LA this weekend. Bon Iver continues touring in October (Barclays Center and New Yorker Fest included).
BIG THIEF added to “LIVE FROM HERE”
Big Thief are prepping their second LP of 2019, Two Hands, which will be released a few months after their adventurous, psychedelic U.F.O.F. The band will head out on tour this fall in support of the new album (beginning with three NYC shows), and on top of that, the band was just revealed as an upcoming guest on Chris Thile’s Minnesota Public Radio show Live From Here, happening at NYC’s Town Hall on 11/16. You can head here for all updated dates.
Ryley Walker, who just played an NYC show last night, is preparing to have a busy end to 2019. Earlier this summer, he announced dates opening for heavy psych rockers Black Mountain, which runs throughout November and December, and since then, Ryley’s added a few more dates to his schedule, including an Austin show with LA-via-Canada band Pink Mountaintops, happening as part of Levitation. You can check here for all dates.
LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY
Iconic producer and dub reggae pioneer Lee “Scratch” Perry added to his prolific, ever-growing discography with this year’s Rainford, and he’s recently added several US tour dates to his upcoming tour, which begins in Minneapolis next week, before other shows in Chicago, Oakland, Seattle, Hermosa Beach, and Ardmore, among others. He’s also got a previously-announced date at Brooklyn’s Industry City Summer Series on 9/21, along with four new UK dates. Find all dates here.
Malian band Songhoy Blues will be on tour starting this month, including a NYC show at Baby’s All Right on 10/24. They’ve added some more dates to their tour, including another NYC show, playing The United Nations on September 22. Other shows include Atlanta, Austin, New Orleans, Portland, L.A., Vancouver, Boulder, Toronto, Boston, and more. All dates are here and you can check out “Time to Go Home: from their upcoming Meet Me In the City EP below:
Goth artist SRSQ is set to wrap up a North American tour leg opening for Torche this weekend, before she begins another opening stint with fellow goth-y act Drab Majesty across Europe this fall. Following this, she’ll play a one-off headlining date at NYC’s Union Pool on 10/9, accompanied by Canal Street Electronics (featuring members of past tourmates Uniform), Romantic Thriller, and several others TBA. This is her only upcoming US date at the moment.
Massive Attack are concluding their rescheduled North American tour with a DJ night at NYC’s Webster Hall with “special guests,” which happens after a pair of shows at Radio City Music Hall celebrating the 21st anniversary of Mezzanine.
American Football’s influential 1999 debut turns 20 today, and to celebrate the milestone, the band announced three intimate hometown Chicago dates, where they’ll be playing deep cuts and taking fan requests.
Influential California melodic hardcore vets Taken have announced a pair of rare Northeastern tour dates happening in Boston and NYC, with support from State Faults and Gatherers.
TWIN TEMPLE / AMIGO THE DEVIL / KING DUDE
Satanic doo-wop duo Twin Temple are prepping a new 7″ single, and they’ll be heading out on tour this fall with “murderfolk” artist Amigo The Devil and noir-country artist King Dude.
SAMPA THE GREAT
Sampa The Great just released her excellent debut LP The Return, and she’ll be promoting it on tour in spring 2020, hitting Philly, DC, Boston, Brooklyn, and more cities.
Pittsburgh punks Anti-Flag are playing headlining shows in NYC and LA later this year, following festival appearances at Riot Fest, Music4Cancer, and Louder Than Life.
Browse our Tour Dates category for even more tours you may have missed.