tours announced: Car Seat Headrest, AlunaGeorge, Flasher, Fucked Up, GWAR, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
FLASHER / PUBLIC PRACTICE / GONG GONG GONG
Post-punks Flasher released their very solid debut LP Constant Image earlier this year, and the band will be continuing support of the album in North America with friends Public Practice and Gong Gong Gong this December, which includes stops in their hometown of Washington D.C., Cleveland, NYC (Saint Vitus on 12/7), Paterson, Chicago, and more. Find all dates here.
GWAR with IRON REAGAN and more
GWAR are currently on the road with Hatebreed and Ringworm on some dates, which includes a Halloween show at NYC’s Irving Plaza with Miss May I and American Sharks. They’ve recently added shows on the week surrounding New Year’s Eve, which feature support from Iron Reagan and Against the Grain. The band will hit Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and Norfolk. (the latter date is on NYE, and features Against the Grain and Stonecutters as openers). Find the newly-added dates here.
CAR SEAT HEADREST
Car Seat Headrest expanded their tour of the reworked Twin Fantasy throughout 2019, which surrounds a previously-announced NYC show at Madison Square Garden on 2/16 with Interpol and Snail Mail. Newly-added stops include Boston, Baltimore, Orlando, Tampa, Houston, Austin, New Orleans, and more. The band has also announced the wide vinyl release of the original 2011 recording of Twin Fantasy (originally a Record Store Day exclusive), due out November 9. Head here for all updated tour dates.
Jack’s added a couple more dates to his fall tour, including NYC and Chicago shows.
FISHBONE / LIVING COLOUR
Genre-defying bands Fishbone and Living Colour will team for a NYC show on Election Day (11/6) at Brooklyn Bowl on 11/6. The show was put together in partnership with iVoted, who are organizing a ticket giveaway to encourage increased voter turnout. Living Colour are also touring later this year, honoring the 30th anniversary of their debut album Vivid. Check here for more info on the NYC ticket giveaway, and find all Fishbone tour dates here. You can also find all upcoming Living Colour dates here.
Canadian songwriter Daniel Romano surprise-released two new albums back in January, and he’s recently announced a bunch of North American shows in support of the new records. The tour hits Toronto, Montreal, Brooklyn (1/24 at Knitting Factory), Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Nashville, and more. Daniel will be joined by FRIGS on his earlier Canadian dates, while T. Hardy Morris will join him on a few east coast US shows. Find all dates here.
AlunaGeorge returned last week with a new EP Champagne Eyes, and they also announced a short run of dates dubbed “Champagne Eyes: An Intimate Live Experience.” Like the title suggests, AlunaGeorge will be playing a few smaller venues in US cities promoting the new EP, including stops in San Francisco, Los Angeles, NYC (Bowery Ballroom on 12/11), and Chicago. Tickets for these shows go on sale Friday (10/12), and you can view all dates here.
BEACH BUNNY / FIELD MEDIC
It was previously announced Chicago indie pop outfit Beach Bunny would appear at The Front Bottoms’ Champagne Jam in Asbury Park on 12/16, and the band has recently announced a North American tour surrounding that appearance. These dates are with Run For Cover-signed bedroom folk artist Field Medic, and include stops in Cleveland, NYC (Baby’s All Right on 12/19), Philadelphia, Boston, Washington D.C., Pittsburgh, and Middletown. View all dates here.
Fucked Up released their newest LP Dose Your Dreams last week, and they’ll soon begin a North American tour behind the album. In addition to a previously-announced NYC show at Market Hotel on 11/8, the band added a second show at the venue on 11/7. All updated dates can be found here.
THE BRONX / THE EXPLOSION
The Bronx are currently on tour with Thrice (which hit NYC this past week), and the band has announced an upcoming NYC holiday show at Music Hall of Williamsburg on 12/16 with The Explosion, who are back again. The Bronx also have a few Australian shows between tour legs with Thrice. All upcoming dates here.
Empress Of will release her sophomore album Us next week, and she’ll mark the occasion with a live performance and signing at NYC’s Rough Trade on 10/23. She also announced a record release party at Los Angeles’ El Cid on 10/19, with support from Avalon and Chulita Vinyl Club. She also plays Long Beach, CA’s Tropicalia Festival in November.
GABE GURSNEY (of FACTORY FLOOR)
Gabe Gurnsey, who released his solo debut LP Physical this year, is set to open for Nine Inch Nails on some of their upcoming US tour dates. He’ll also be playing some headlining dates of his own, including two NYC shows: first at Rough Trade on 10/26, then at Baby’s All Right on 12/5. Gabe will also be playing a NIN afterparty at Chicago’s Smartbar on 10/25. Find all headlining dates here.
CRUEL HAND / TAKE OFFENSE / BLIND JUSTICE
Maine hardcore band Cruel Hand are celebrating the 10th anniversary of Prying Eyes on a co-headlining tour with Take Offense. All dates also have support from Blind Justice, and the Brooklyn show at The Kingsland on 11/19 has additional support from Mindforce, No Idea, and Nerveshatter. They’ll also hit Baltimore, Richmond, Cambridge, and Oakdale. Find all dates here.
Z100’S JINGLE BALL
You probably don’t want to attend Z100’s Jingle Ball, but if somehow you get dragged there, at least it’s another chance to see the deservedly huge Cardi B, who recently started playing shows again after giving birth. The 2018 edition, which happens at Madison Square Garden on December 7, also includes Calvin Harris, Camila Cabello, Alessia Cara, and more. Tickets go on sale 10/15 at noon, with various presales starting 10/10 at 10 AM.
TAKING BACK SUNDAY (FIRST THREE ALBUMS)
Taking Back Sunday are playing their first three albums in full on a 20th anniversary tour in 2019. First, they have their annual holiday shows in NJ in December.
Freddie Gibbs announced a tour supporting this year’s Freddie.
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