tours announced: Boy Pablo, Wye Oak, Petal, Jarvis Cocker, J Cole, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Having released lovely new album The Louder I Call, The Faster it Runs last month, Wye Oak kick off their spring tour in Asheville, NC on Wednesday (5/9) and hit NYC’s Brooklyn Steel on May 15 which is with Torres. Wye Oak also have West Coast shows in July and more have been added since our last post. For all dates and tickets, head here.
Jarvis Cocker has been working on a new album, his first in almost a decade, and he debuted many songs from it on a European tour of intimate venues. He’s currently only got one announced worldwide tour date — California’s Desert Daze festival in October — and we realize one show is not a tour, but we have to hope he’ll soon be announcing more North American shows. That’s a long way to go, with a harpist, for just one gig.
Pablo Muñoz, who was born and raised in Norway by his Chilean parents, makes synthy dreampop under the guise of Boy Pablo that recalls Mac DeMarco, Gus Dapperton and Prefab Sprout. His video for “Everytime” became a viral hit, and has racked up over seven million views. Boy Pablo will release a new EP this summer and you can check out new single “Losing You” below. He’ll also be visiting North America this summer and coat-to-coast tour dates kick off at Brooklyn’s Baby’s All Right on July 6 (tickets) and he’ll then play Manhattan’s SOB’s on July 7 (tickets). Check out his full itinerary.
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Singer-songwriter Amy Rigby released new album The Old Guys back in February, which is another fire record of jangly, heartfelt guitar pop. (Listen below.) She’ll be on tour supporting it starting this week. Dates include a stop at NYC club Berlin on June 9 (more details TBA). All dates and tickets, here.
J COLE / YOUNG THUG
J Cole announced a massive tour supporting his new album KOD. Most dates are with Young Thug, though no opener is announced yet for the NYC show at Madison Square Garden.
IRON & WINE
Iron & Wine announced another round of tour dates behind last year’s Beast Epic, his first album for Sub Pop in a decade.
Genre-defying Scottish group Young Fathers recently wrapped up NYC/LA shows and they’ll be back in North America for a fall tour.
Petal’s anticipated new album Magic Gone comes out June 15 via Run For Cover, and after releasing lead single “Better Than You,” she released second single “Tightrope” today. It’s cut from a similar fuzzy indie rock cloth, but this one’s a little more on the softer side. Petal also announced a UK/Europe tour (dates HERE). Before that tour, Petal goes on a co-headlining tour with Camp Cope of North America, with varying support from Sidney Gish, Slingshot Dakota, and Oceanator. That tour hits Philly (twice), Asbury Park, NYC, and more. Dates and more info HERE. Listen to her new song:
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Psychedelic soul singer/multi-instrumentalist Kadhja Bonet announced NYC and LA shows happening after her anticipated sophomore album comes out.
FIRST AID KIT
The folky First Aid Kit announced more North American tour dates in support of their new album Ruins, including shows with M Ward and Julia Jacklin.
Yaeji is still riding high off the strength of her great 2017 EPs, and she has several festival appearances coming up.
Browse our Tour Dates category for even more tours you may have missed.