tours announced: Cher, Ringworm, Joy Formidable, CHVRCHES, Decemberists, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
The one and only Cher has some upcoming dates this year, including a Vegas residency, a six-night run in DC, and a two-night stand at the Borgata in Atlantic City, in celebration of the Borgata’s 15th birthday. Tickets and more info for AC here. Tickets for all other dates here.
The great, long-running, and highly influential metallic hardcore band Ringworm are playing three shows with back-in-action death metal vets Skinless in June, including a Northside Festival show in Brooklyn, and they just announced a headlining tour for July that hits Buffalo, Philly, Baltimore, and more. All dates HERE. Ringworm also revealed that they recently entered the studio to record the followup to 2016’s great Snake Church, which they’re expecting to release in early 2019 via Relapse.
CHVRCHES are releasing their new album Love Is Dead later this month, and they’re playing some shows including day three of NYC’s Governors Ball. They now added a smaller, headlining NYC show happening May 21 at Elsewhere (Hall) with The Range opening. All dates here.
Currently on tour in support of new album I’ll Be Your Girl, The Decemberists have just adde more shows. The final leg of their 2018 tour starts September 12 in Baltimore and runs through October 2 in Madison, WI and include stops throughout the Northeast, South, and Midwest. The Decemberists will be in Brooklyn in June to play Prospect Park with M. Ward. All tour dates and ticket info is here.
Before her tour in support of new album Hell-On starts in earnest, Neko Case has a few promotional events lined up this month. She’ll be on Live From Here with Chris Thile on Saturday, and she’ll be in NYC for Running Late with Scott Rogowsky (5/22) and a NPR First Listen Live show at Brooklyn’s little Littlefield on 5/23 (sold out). Her actual tour hits NYC in September.
THE JOY FORMIDABLE / TANCRED
The Joy Formidable presumably have a new album on the way, as they’ve just shared a teaser and a new song called “Dance of the Lotus.” You can download the song for free in exchange for your email address at their website for a limited time only, and watch the teaser below. The band also announced a tour with Polyvinyl-signed indie rockers Tancred that hits Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg on 11/9, plus stops in DC, Philly, Cambridge, Chicago, LA, and more. All dates here.
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TY SEGALL & WHITE FENCE
The low-fi dream team of Ty Segall & White Fence are back together for their first collaborative album in six years, and they’ll tour the West Coast on their way to Desert Daze. Ty will be on a solo tour before that.
Dashboard Confessional recently wrapped up a tour with appealing openers Beach Slang and Kississippi, and today they announced new dates with (less appealing) co-headliners All Time Low. The dates include NYC’s new Pier 17 Rooftop Concert Series.
LAKE STREET DIVE
Soulful Americana band Lake Street Dive are on tour in support of new album Free Yourself Up, and tickets for nearly every show on this tour comes with a copy of the CD. They’ll be in NYC for two shows at Beacon Theatre on November 5 & 6. Head here for all dates and tickets.
Speaking of Pier 17 Rooftop concerts, the legendary Diana Ross plays one on September 30. She’s also got two other tour dates — Highland Park, IL’s Ravinia on June 2 and LA’s Hollywood Bowl on June 16 — and possibly more TBA.
DRAKE / MIGOS
“Walk It Talk It” and “Versace” collaborators Drake and Migos are joining forces for an arena tour this year, including four nights in NYC.
DAVE CHAPPELLE & JON STEWART
These two former Comedy Central stars will be teaming up for a few shows in June…nothing in NYC sadly (for us).
TIM HEIDECKER & GREGG TURKINGTON “ON CINEMA”
On their movie review show On Cinema, Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington’s personal lives often take on a larger role than actually reviewing movies. See it unfold in person at West Coast dates in June and East Coast dates in October.
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