tours announced: Bush Tetras, Caithlin De Marrais, Ozzy/Priest, Hurry Up, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
OZZY OSBOURNE / JUDAS PRIEST
Two of the most legendary heavy metal acts of all time, Ozzy Osbourne and Judas Priest, have announced a 2019 UK/Europe tour together, hitting Dublin, London, Berlin, Stockholm, and more. All dates here. For Ozzy, this is part of his ongoing farewell tour, which is in the Northeast US/Canada area as we speak, and about to hit NY’s Jones Beach (9/8), NJ’s PNC Bank Arts Center (9/10), and NJ’s BB&T Pavilon (9/12). Judas Priest’s tour with another group of legends, Deep Purple, just hit Jones Beach over the weekend, and lands at PNC Bank Arts Center on Thursday (9/6).
CAITHLIN DE MARRAIS (of RAINER MARIA)
Rainer Maria vocalist/bassist Caithlin De Marrais will play a previously-announced show opening for the reunited Pohgoh at NYC’s Mercury Lounge on 9/19, and she also added a second show supporting the band at Arlington, VA’s Galaxy Hut on 9/17. Find out more here.
Bush Tetras shared their newest EP Take the Fall back in April, which marked their first release in 10 years. They’ll be playing a few upcoming shows, including stops in Bordertown, NJ; Montreal; and NYC (Elsewhere on 10/9); before finally playing Atlanta’s Mess-Around fest in October. View upcoming dates here.
Hurry Up is the band featuring ex-Thermals members Kathy Foster and Westin Glass, along with Bangs’ Maggie Vail (one of three bands Kathy is currently focusing on and one of two bands Kathy and Maggie are in together), and they’re going on a brief tour soon. The tour kicks off at Brooklyn’s The Glove on 9/11, before making stops in Asbury Park, Richmond, DC, Philly, and Providence. All upcoming dates are listed here.
Lindsey Jordan’s Snail Mail project start their tour with Alvvays at the end of the month and have just announced a new leg of the tour which starts November 30 in Jersey City and wraps up January 28 in Seattle.
Hand Habits, aka Meg Duffy, has just announced she is postponing her October East Coast shows (which included a Park Church Co-Op show in Brooklyn). “I’ve been touring(working) all year with various projects and made a record when I wasn’t on the road,” she wrote on Instagram. “I’ve had little time to rest my mind and body, and it’s become apparent that that’s what I need right now!!” She notes that her dates with Angel Olsen this month are still on, and says “I’ll be back in the spring with a FULL BAND and a whole new record’s worth of songs for you.” In other news, in order to focus more on Hand Habits, Meg is leaving the nest that is Kevin Morby’s band.
Melodic punk greats Dillinger Four are playing some rare Northeast shows this fall.
AARON WEST (LIVING ROOM TOUR)
In between the two upcoming runs of Wonder Years tour dates, frontman Dan Campbell is taking his Aaron West solo project on a short living room tour, hitting Wallington, NJ; Uniondale, NY; Lafayette Hill, PA; Voorhees, NJ; and more. All dates and more info here.
EX HEX / EZTV
Ex Hex, the glammy punks featuring Mary Timony, will be on a short tour with EZTV starting Thursday in Baltimore, then hitting Brooklyn, Boston, Asbury Park, and Philly.
Canadian rock greats Sloan’s late summer North American tour this Friday (9/7) at Jersey City’s White Eagle Hall (tickets) and head south, hitting Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Texas and Indiana before heading home. Plus: check out what they’re listening to on the tour bus.
LOST GIRLS (JENNY HVAL & HAVARD VOLDEN)
Jenny Hval and her longtime collaborator Håvard Volden released an EP as Lost Girls, Feelings, back in March, and now the project is making its North American live debut with a show at Brooklyn Bazaar on October 10 (tickets). It’s the only live date Lost Girls or Jenny have coming up at the moment.
Browse our Tour Dates category for even more tours you may have missed.