tours announced: HEALTH, The Zombies, Melvins, Clutch, Thin Lips, JRAD, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Indie/industrial/noise pop/etc blenders HEALTH have been in the process of releasing collaborative singles, and they’ve now announced LA and NYC shows happening before they head to Europe with The Neighborhood. The LA show is this month at The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever on 11/29 and the NYC show is in January at Elsewhere on 1/23. All dates here.
Psych/baroque pop legends The Zombies have announced another run of U.S. dates for 2019, taking place in the South including several Florida shows and stops in New Orleans, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, and Austin. All dates here.
The always-great sludge/punk lifers Melvins are returning to the road in January, hitting San Diego, Phoenix, Vegas, Fresno, Berkeley, and other West Coast cities. All dates here.
Road warriors Clutch have expanded their tour once again. In addition to their previously announced holiday run with Fugazi offshoot The Messthetics (NJ’s Starland Ballroom included), they’ve got a newly-announced U.S. run for February and March. That ends on March 19 with a return to NYC’s Irving Plaza, where Clutch had to cancel a show in October after singer Neil Fallon passed out earlier that day. All newly-added dates here, and previously announced dates are here.
THIN LIPS / GRACE VONDERKUHN
Philly indie-punks Thin Lips will continue to support their very solid new album Chosen Family with their first-ever headlining tour in early 2019. Support comes from likeminded act Grace Vonderkuhn, and the tour begins at Brooklyn’s Alphaville on 1/24 and wraps up in Thin Lips’ hometown on 2/2 at Boot & Saddle. All dates here. Sooner than that, Thin Lips will be on the road supporting Motion City Soundtrack singer Justin Courtney Pierre.
JOE RUSSO’S ALMOST DEAD
Beloved Grateful Dead tribute band Joe Russo’s Almost Dead (who have played with actual Dead members) recently announced a three-night run at Port Chester’s Capitol Theatre for January. Those shows have all sold out, and JRAD have now announced a 25-date tour beginning soon afterwards, including other tristate area shows at New Haven’s College Street Music Hall and Montclair’s Wellmont Theatre. All dates and tickets here.
Atlanta rapper Playboi Carti has once again added more dates to his tour supporting this year’s much-loved Die Lit. The tour now extends through the week of Christmas and New Year’s, and includes a Long Island show that Thursday (12/27 at The Paramount). That’s in addition to his previously announced NYC-area show happening sooner at Montclair, NJ’s Wellmont Theatre on 11/30. All dates and tickets here.
Joji has had a busy year, with the release of his new album BALLADS 1 and his contributions to the 88rising album, and as mentioned, he’s going on a headlining tour in 2019. He already sold out a bunch of dates, and now aded additional shows in Toronto, NYC, and San Francisco. Updated dates and ticket info here.
Michigan singer/rapper/producer Choker has been on the rise, and he recently followed his 2017 debut album PEAK with his catchy sophomore LP Honeybloom. He’ll support the new album on a North American tour in March and early April, including stops in San Francisco, LA, Houston, Dallas, Atlanta, DC, Brooklyn, (3/27 at Rough Trade), Boston, Toronto, Chicago, and more. He’s also got a gap in his dates around SXSW right before his other Texas shows, so it seems likely that he’ll be in Austin for that. All dates here.
Japanese Breakfast has been busy on tour all year, and she’s starting to map out dates for 2019, too. After a few December dates in NJ and Philadelphia and January dates with Hand Habits, Palehound, and WHY? (including two Brooklyn shows), she plays Atlanta, GA’s Shaky Knees in May, and she’s announced three other dates around the festival, all with Eternal Summers. See all of Japanese Breakfast’s upcoming tour dates here.
Atlanta garage punks The Coathangers just announced two runs of spring tour dates: the first is in February/March with SadGirl and stops in San Francisco, LA, Seattle, Salt Lake City, and other western North American cities; and the second, in April, is towards the East, with dates in NYC, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, St. Louis, and more. All dates here.
TRACYANNE AND DANNY
Tracyanne and Danny, the new collaborative project from Tracyanne Campbell (Camera Obscura) and Danny Coughlan (Crybaby), return to North America late in January for some West Coast tour dates. See all of those dates here.
Dandy Warhols are celebrating their 25th anniversary on tour in 2019, and they’ll also have a new album out in January.
SNOOP DOGG / BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY / TOO $HORT / WARREN G / KURUPT & more
The 2018/2019 edition of the Puff Puff Pass Tour has a pretty stacked lineup with Snoop Dogg, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Too $hort, Warren G, Baby Bash, Spice I, Luniz, Afro Man, Tha Eastsidaz, Suga Free, B-Legit.
MIYA FOLICK / BARRIE
Having just wrapped up a run opening for Pale Waves, LA alt-pop artist Miya Folick announced her first North American headlining tour with support from Brooklyn dream pop band Barrie.
Psychedelic post-rockers Grails are going on an Eastern US tour in January, marking their first time touring the East Coast since fall 2017.
Chicago rapper Mick Jenkins has announced a 2019 tour supporting his excellent new album Pieces of a Man.
CANNIBAL CORPSE / MORBID ANGEL / NECROT / BLOOD INCANTATION
The lineup for the 2019 Decibel Magazine Tour has been announced, and it’s pretty stacked. For the last six dates, Immolation will replace Cannibal Corpse.
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