tours announced: Black Queen/Uniform, Sarah Shook, Rayland Baxter, Kirk Knight, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Having already done a UK run of Come On Pilgrim… It’s Surfer Rosa shows where they play both albums in full (and more), Pixies are about to begin their NYC run on Sunday (11/18) at Brooklyn Steel. Tickets are still available. In 2019, they’ll tour with Weezer and Basement.
THE BLACK QUEEN / UNIFORM
The Dillinger Escape Plan are no more, but vocalist Greg Puciato is keeping busy with his dark electronic group The Black Queen, who also count Telefon Tel Aviv’s Joshua Eustis and DEP/NIN collaborator Steven Alexander as members. They announced a 2019 tour with Brooklyn noisecore crushers Uniform, which includes additional support from Kanga on the first leg and SRSQ on the second. The run with Kanga includes a Brooklyn show on March 8 at MHOW, and while Uniform actually aren’t currently billed on that show, they do play a collaborative show with The Body in Brooklyn on Saturday (11/17) at Market Hotel with Author & Punisher and Intensive Care opening (tickets). All Black Queen dates here. Watch the band’s new video:
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SARAH SHOOK & THE DISARMERS
Alt-country badass Sarah Shook and her band The Disarmers have announced a 2019 tour, including stops in Knoxville, Chicago, Austin, Houston, Baton Rouge, Tallahassee, Tampa, Orlando, Savannah, Ashville, Nashville, Atlanta, Denver, and more. All dates here. Their new album Years came out earlier this year.
Brooklyn punks Worriers are about to begin a Europe/UK tour this Sunday (11/18), and upon returning home, they have a couple previously announced shows with The Bouncing Souls: Providence’s The Met on 12/13 and Brooklyn’s MHOW on 12/14. Right after that, Worriers will play a headlining show in NJ at Asbury Park Brewery on 12/15 with Cayetana offshoot Gladie and Hit Like A Girl (tickets). All dates and tickets here.
Nashville-based singer/songwriter Rayland Baxter took his alt-country sound in a more power pop direction than usual on this year’s Wide Awake, which he’ll be touring in support of this month through February 2019. He’s got a NYC show on 1/11 at Brooklyn Steel. All dates and tickets here.
HI, HOW HOW ARE YOU DAY 2019
The second annual Hi, How Are You Day — which celebrates the work of outsider musician Daniel Johnston — happens January 22 at ACL Live at the Moody Theater in Austin with The Flaming Lips, Built to Spill, Yo La Tengo, The Moth and the Flame, and more TBA. Last year, Daniel himself performed too. Tickets go on sale Monday (11/19) at noon CST.
DAUGHTERS / BLANCK MASS
Having recently followed a hiatus with their first album in eight years, genre-defying heavy band Daughters announced an extensive 2019 tour with noise artist Blanck Mass (aka 1/2 of Fuck Buttons).
Singer/songwriter Diane Cluck has been releasing highly unique music for nearly 20 years, and though she hasn’t released a new album since 2014’s Boneset, she frequently releases one-off singles. Her latest, “Pull Out the Bad Bone,” came out earlier this month. She’s also touring, including a two-night stand at NYC’s Rockwood Music Hall on Sunday (11/18) and Monday (11/19), followed by stops in Richmond, Charlottesville, Philly, and more in December. She then heads to the UK in April 2019. All dates here.
Pro Era’s Kirk Knight (and one half of Nyck @ Knight) released his new solo album IIWII today, and while he doesn’t have any touring plans just yet, he announced a one-off hometown show for January 17 at Rough Trade where he’ll celebrate the new album. Listen to the new album here.
Last week, Atlanta sing-rapper Kodie Shane released her proper major label debut album, Young Heartthrob, and today she announced a world tour supporting it. The tour stops in LA, Atlanta, DC, Philly, NYC (3/5 at SOB’s), Boston, Detroit, Chicago, Houston, and more. All dates and tickets here. Stream the new album here.
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