tours announced: Black Keys, Jawbox, Common, Doobie Bros, Porches, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
The Black Keys are gearing up for their Let’s Rock tour and have just announced a new Los Angeles show (9/19 @ The Wiltern) which will serve as the tour kickoff. After that, they’ll be on the road with Modest Mouse, including a stop at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on 10/15. All dates are here.
Bob Dylan is heading out on tour with his band this fall. Starting in October, they’ll cross the US from coast to coast, beginning in California and stopping in Denver, Milwaukee, Chicago, Columbus, Baltimore, Ithaca, Kansas City, Providence, and more.
Common just released his new album, Let Love, and is currently on tour in Europe. When he comes back across the pond, he’ll stop in NYC for a show at Harlem’s historic Apollo Theatre on October 9. Head here for all tour dates and stream Let Love here:
Jawbox came out of retirement for a reunion tour this this summer and are playing The Fest in Florida in November. For those wondering if that might be it, they’ve just announced two 2020 dates: Richmond on January 31 and Carrboro, NC on February 1.
LIFETIME / GOUGE AWAY
Influential NJ melodic hardcore heroes Lifetime seem to just do short runs of dates and festivals lately, as opposed to lengthy tours, and they’ll do another short run in the Northeast this November. All dates are with the great, rising post-hardcore band Gouge Away, plus other cool bands that vary by date.
CHANCE THE RAPPER (RESCHEDULED TOUR)
Chance the Rapper released his new album The Big Day back in July, and he was set to begin his tour supporting it on September 14 in San Francisco. In a new Instagram post, however, Chance says that aside from a few dates, he’s rescheduled his tour for next year so he can be with his new daughter.
If you haven’t heard, Britpop-era greats Supergrass are back and will be going on a 2020 reunion tour which is a 25th anniversary celebration of their debut album I Should Coco . There are North American shows, too (and BrooklynVegan has a presale this week for the NYC shows).
’70s rock icons the Doobie Brothers are on tour now and have added more dates as well. Their fall trek now wraps up with shows at White Plains, NY’s Westchester County Center on 11/23 and Staten Island’s St. George Theatre on 11/24. Head here for all dates.
FOXES IN FICTION
Foxes in Fiction will release new album Trillium Killer on October 18 and you can stream two songs from it right now. They’ll also play release shows at Montreal’s Saint-Édouard Church on October 25 and Brooklyn’s Public Records on November 2.
SCHITT’S CREEK: UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL
Eugene and Dan Levy, the father and son who created and star in the very funny Schitt’s Creek, will be taking the show on the road with other cast members (hopefully the amazing Catherine O’Hara) for a “live, interactive evening that promises to be fun and insightful while giving fans an insider’s look into the making of the series.”
Montreal duo Blue Hawaii will release new album Open Reduction Internal Fixation on October 11 and you can check out the video for first single “All That Blue” below. The band will be on tour right after the album’s out, kicking things off with a Brooklyn show at Sunnyvale on 11/1. From there they’ll hit Montreal, Toronto, Detroit, Chicago, Mexico City, Los Angeles, Vancouver and Seattle. All dates are here.
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Angel Olsen is gearing up to release her anticipated new album All Mirrors on October 4 via Jagjaguwar, and second single “Lark” comes out this Thursday (9/12). (Stay tuned.) Meanwhile, Angel is also gearing up for a tour, and she has just added more dates.
Musician and producer Daniel Lanois wrote the score and produced the soundtrack for hit videogame Red Dead Redemption II, which features contributions from Josh Homme, Willie Nelson, D’Angelo, Rhiannon Giddens, and more. The soundtrack is getting vinyl release next week (stream it below) and Daniel will promote its release at Los Angeles’ Amoeba Hollywood on 9/19 with a live performance.
Aaron Maine is between Porches albums but is playing a few shows, including a free show at Villain on September 26 with B Boys and Slaughter Beach, Dog. Porches are also playing a sold-out show at Brooklyn’s Sultan Room on 10/1 as well as a show L.A.’s Masonic Lodge @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery on 10/3).
In addition to the show with Porches, B Boys have upcoming dates, too, including stop in Allston, Winooski, Portsmouth, Montreal, Toronto, Buffalo, and Easthampton.
SLAUGHTER BEACH, DOG
THE LANTERN TOUR II (EMMYLOU HARRIS, JACKSON BROWN, THAO NGUYEN, MORE)
Last year, Emmylou Harris, Jackson Browne and more went on “The Lantern Tour” which benefited the Women’s Refugee Commission. They’re going to do it again with dates in 2019 and 2020, featuring Harris, Browne, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, The Mastersons, Thao Nguyen, and David Pulkingham.
Aussie psych band Stonefield just wrapped up a tour Aussie band Stonefield just wrapped up a North American tour with pals and labelmates King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard and will be back in the U.S. for Austin’s Levitation Festival in November. After that, the’ll play a few more shows, including New Orleans, Atlanta, Raleigh, DC, Providence and Brooklyn (Sultan Room on 11/14). All dates are here and stream Stonefield’s new album, Bent, below:
Electronic musician Daniel Avery was last in the U.S. when he toured as opener for Nine Inch Nails. He’s now bringing his Song for Alpha tour back to North America this fall, including shows in Boston, NYC (Basement @ Knockdown Center on 9/27), Philly, Miami, Mexico City, Seattle, Santa Fe, and Los Angeles. All dates are here.
Browse our Tour Dates category for even more tours you may have missed.