tours announced: Flaming Lips, Modest Mouse, Cults, mewithoutYou/Smidley, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
THE FLAMING LIPS
Wayne Coyne and company are no stranger to theatrics, and their most recently-announced live show might be one of their most memorable: the band will be hosting a special New Year’s Eve show at Pelham, TN’s The Caverns, a deep underground cave which was recently converted into a live music hall. Tickets and various packages go on sale Saturday (9/22) at noon, and you can find out more info here.
PIXIES (COME ON PILGRIM/SURFER ROSA SHOWS)
Pixies are celebrating Come On Pilgrim and Surfer Rosa with a joint reissue and three NYC shows.
Cults will head out on a tour with Montreal artist Munya starting with two shows at Washington, DC’s DC 9 on November 30 and December 1, and wrapping up with two nights at Los Angeles’ Echo on December 22 & 23 . Dates also include early and late shows at Brooklyn’s Baby’s All Right on 12/8. All dates can be found here and you can check out a just-released Mike Simonetti remix of Cults’ “Offering” right here:
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Their show originally scheduled for last night in La Crosse, Wisconsin was cancelled, so Modest Mouse’s fall tour begins in Duluth, Minnesota tonight. Termination Dust are opening through 9/24 in South Bend, Indiana, and then it’s a string of shows with no opener (like September 26 at Stranahan Theater in Toledo, Ohio), followed by a whole bunch of shows with Australia’s Tropical Fuck Storm including Kings Theater in Brooklyn (which we’re still giving away tickets to). The latest full set of MM dates is HERE.
MEWITHOUTYOU / SMIDLEY
While Foxing have been busy touring behind their great new album Nearer My God, frontman Conor Murphy will make some time for his solo project Smidley to open the second leg of mewithoutYou’s tour, including stops in Denver, Salt Lake City, Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, LA, Austin, Nashville, and more. Those shows are also with Daisy & the Chains. The first leg of the tour is with Joan of Arc and Hurry (and includes NYC). mewithoutYou’s anticipated new album will be out in October on Run For Cover. All dates here.
SOCCER MOMMY / RATBOYS
Soccer Mommy, who’s fresh off releasing a collaborative song with HEALTH, has once again expanded her tour, which now includes a second NYC show on 12/6 at Music Hall of Williamsburg (night one at the same venue is sold out). Both shows are with Ratboys, which is a great pairing. All dates here.
HURRY UP opening for WE WERE PROMISED JETPACKS
Hurry Up, the new project featuring former The Thermals members Kathy Foster and Westin Glass with Bangs’ Maggie Vail, recently wrapped up a small US tour. Since then, they’ve been tapped to open for We Were Promised Jetpacks during their upcoming North American tour, supporting them on dates in the South and Northeast. You can find all dates here.
Hasan Minhaj has been on his “Before The Storm” standup tour recently, having announced a show at NYC’s Carnegie Hall on 10/18. That show has since sold out, but Hasan just added a Carnegie Hall late show on the same day (tickets). All updated dates here.
KEVIN HUFNAGEL / BRUCE LAMONT
Prolific experimental noise musician Bruce Lamont released his strange, stunning new LP Broken Limbs Excite No Pity back in March, and he’ll be joined by Kevin Hufnagel (Dysrhythmia/Gorguts/Vaura) for an upcoming North American tour. The tour begins at Brooklyn’s Ceremony on 9/29, before they stop at further US cities including Baltimore, Nashville, Toronto, Chicago, and many more. Head here for all upcoming dates.
E. TOWN CONCRETE
Jersey hardcore vets E. Town Concrete will be making their annual return to Sayreville, NJ’s Starland Ballroom on 11/3, where they’ll be joined by several fellow NJ hardcore/metal acts: Nora, Dog Eat Dog, Agents Of Man, and Negative Sky. In addition to this show, E. Town Concrete have a few European dates in the fall; you can view those here.
Modern-day thrash greats Power Trip have a bunch of upcoming shows, including NYC’s just-announced Hospital Fest (where they’ll play a collaborative set with Prurient), The Original Misfits’ Chicago show, LA’s Decibel Metal & Beer Fest, Danzig’s 30th anniversary tour, dates with The Black Dahlia Murder, and more.
CRASH TEST DUMMIES
Crash Test Dummies’ original lineup is reuniting to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their only album you maybe ever bought, 1993’s God Shuffled His Feet (home of “Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm”). The tour hits Chicago, DC, Boston, and more before wrapping up at NYC’s Concert Hall @ NY Society for Ethical Culture on 12/8. All dates here.
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