tours announced: Body/Head, Cheap Trick, Changeville headliners, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Kim Gordon and Bill Nace toured North America earlier this year behind this year’s great, abrasive The Switch, and the duo just announced a new mini-tour happening in March 2019, including stops in Chicago, Detroit, Toronto, and Montreal. Tickets go on sale Friday (11/30) at 10 AM local time, and you can find all those dates here.
After embarking on a co-headlining European tour with Def Leppard in the winter, glammy riff-rock / power-pop mainstays Cheap Trick will return to North America for a series of East Coast shows next spring. Stops include Port Chester (Capitol Theatre on 2/22), Montclair, NJ (Wellmont Theater on 3/1), Atlantic City, Westbury, Niagara Falls, and more. Head here for all upcoming dates.
ERIN RAE / ANDREW COMBS
Nashville folk songwriter Erin Rae released the very underrated Putting On Airs earlier this year, and she’ll be supporting the album on a co-headlining winter tour with fellow Nashville-based songwriter Andrew Combs. The tour hits several East Coast cities, including Brooklyn (Baby’s All Right on 2/14), Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and others, before a final hometown stop in Nashville. Tickets go on sale Friday (11/30), and all dates are listed here.
DADDY ISSUES / LEGGY
Speaking of Nashville-based acts, indie rock trio Daddy Issues are continuing to tour behind this year’s melodic Deep Dive, and after their current leg in Europe they’ll play a few US shows this January, with support from Ohio rockers Leggy. Stops include Pittsburgh, Brooklyn (Baby’s All Right on 1/23), Washington D.C., Somerville, Durham, and Philadelphia. All dates can be found here.
Gainesville, FL festival Changeville is an annual event that brings together music and arts to “drive self-awareness and social change,” and the fest has just announced headliners for its 2019 edition, which goes down on February 7 & 8. Headliners include Japanese Breakfast, Ted Leo, AJJ, Big Freedia, Laura Stevenson, Locos Por Juana, and comedian Lizz Winstead, with further acts still TBA. Festival passes are currently on sale.
REFUSED / THE HIVES
Burning Heart/Epitaph labelmates and fellow Swedish acts Refused and The Hives announced their first tour together in two decades.
More Swedes: post-punk band Viagra Boys are coming to the U.S. this spring to play SXSW and had announced NYC and L.A. shows as well. Now there’s a full North American tour, including dates in San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Minneapolis, Chicago, Detroit, Toronto, Philly, DC and another NYC show (TBA). All dates are here. You can watch them perform their debut album, Street Worms, in full live, here:
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Aziz Ansari announced a full North American stand-up tour in 2019 (with an upcoming NYC show TBA).
Browse our Tour Dates category for even more tours you may have missed.