tours announced: Billy Bragg, The Hold Steady, Clan of Xymox, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Billy Bragg is coming back to North America for more dates of his ‘One Step Forward, Two Steps Back’ tour where across three-night stands he’ll play his first six albums in full (at two shows) and newer material (at the third). Billy’s got stops this summer in Milwaukee, Vancouver, San Francisco, Big Sur, and Portland, OR. Head here for all dates.
THE HOLD STEADY
The Hold Steady announced Constructive Summer 2020. This year’s installment will include “four weekends of rock music, friends, and good times.” Dates kick off at the soon-to-open Brooklyn Bowl Nashville on June 5, and they’ll also hit Atlanta, plus three-night stays in Denver, Los Angeles and Toronto. Tickets go on sale Friday (2/28) at 10 AM local time. All dates are here.
NEW ORDER / PET SHOP BOYS
New Order and Pet Shop Boys are teaming up for a co-headlining North American tour that begins September 5 in Toronto and includes stops at NYC’s Madison Square Garden, the DC area’s Merriweather Post Pavilion, L.A.’s Hollywood Bowl and more.
Synth icons Kraftwerk are celebrating their 50th anniversary! We knew they’d be coming to North America again ever since Montreal’s Osheaga lineup was announced, and now a full North American tour. Once again it will be their 3D show, which is a mix of music, performance art and awesome 3D visuals.
Recent Grammy winners Tool have announced lots more North American dates for their Fear Inoculum tour. The new leg begins April 16 in Miami and includes stops in Baltimore, Monreal, Quebec City, Buffalo, Grand Rapids, Vancouver, Minneapolis, the NYC area, St. Louis, Oklahoma City, San Francisco and more. Blonde Redhead open the first run of shows, from April 16 to May 5, and the Acid Helps open the rest of the non-festival dates.
EOB (RADIOHEAD’S ED O’BRIEN)
Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien will release Earth, his solo debut as EOB, on April 17 via Capitol and he’s just announced a North American tour surrounding his appearances at Bonnaroo and Newport Folk Festival.
CLAN OF XYMOX
Goth vets Clan of Xymox just released a new single and will be back in tje US starting next week for shows in San Diego, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin, Dallas, New Orleans, Memphis, Atlanta, Orlando and more. Head here for all dates.
RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE / RUN THE JEWELS
Rage Against The Machine are going on a reunion tour, with Run the Jewels opening, beginning in March. They added additional dates to it earlier this month, and now they’ve expanded the tour once again.
The GWARpath rages on.
Heavy metal legends Judas Priest are celebrating their 50th anniversary on tour this year, and they just announced a headlining U.S. run for late summer and fall with support from Sabaton.
THE BLACK KEYS with GARY CLARK JR, YOLA & more
The Black Keys announced another round of “Let’s Rock” dates, with openers varying by date, including Gary Clark Jr, Allah-Las, Jessy Wilson, The Marcus King Band, and Yola. The tour hits Red Rocks, Greek Theatre, Jones Beach, and much more.
Four Tet is gearing up to release new album Sixteen Oceans in March and he’ll be touring in support of it, and many of the shows will feature very trippy lighting design by Squidsoup (who did the amazing lighting for his 2018 National Sawdust shows).
JOE WONG (BACKING BAND FT. JANET WEISS, MARY TIMONY, MARY LATTIMORE, MORE)
You may know multi-instrumentalist Joe Wong from ’00s-era band Parts and Labor, as host of drum-centric podcast The Trap Set or as the composer for such shows as Master of None, Russian Doll, Ugly Delicious and Awkwafina is Nora From Queens. He’s now set to release his full-length solo debut, Nite Creatures, which will be out May 15 and he’ll tour in support with a band that includes Mary Timony, Mary Lattimore and drummers Janet Weiss or Matt Cameron (depending on the date).
THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS
They Might Be Giants are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their third album, Flood, by playing it on tour, and they’ve just announced a bunch more dates, including shows in both Portlands (Maine and Oregon), the Boston area, Asbury Park, Vancouver, Seattle, Baltimore, Oakland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Kansas City, Tulsa, Dallas, Houston, Austin, and more. Additionally, they’re celebrating the 19th anniversary of their “lost” album Mink Car with special shows in NYC and Long Island.
Having just released his soundtrack to Sex Education, Ezra Furman is on tour this week with dates in Tucson, San Diego and Los Angeles, and he’ll be in Austin for SXSW next month. A few new North American dates have been announced, including Chicago, Nashville and Atlanta this spring, and a NYC show this fall.
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