tours announced: Herbie Hancock, Neal Brennan, Cameron Esposito, John Mellencamp, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Coming off her personal, hilarious Rape Jokes special back in June, Cameron Esposito is currently bringing her newest show Person of Consequence on the road, and she recently added a few more dates, including a New York Comedy Festival show at NYC’s Gramercy Theatre on 11/10 (tickets). She’ll later be performing in Cleveland, Philly, Boston, Portland, Seattle, Denver, and tons more cities. Find the updated list of dates here.
Speaking of comedians, Neal Brennan is currently performing his new show Here We Go on tour, which includes two NYC shows at Highline Ballroom on 12/7 (early show is sold out, but late show tickets are still available). The Chappelle’s Show co-creator will also be stopping in San Francisco, Austin, Los Angeles, Philly, San Diego, and more. Check here for all dates.
Jazz legend Herbie Hancock has a bunch of upcoming shows, including an appearance at the Hollywood Bowl’s 100th Anniversary Concert on 9/30. Herbie and his band will also make some Northeast stops in Burlington, VT; Bensalem, PA; and Englewood, NJ; they’re playing Miami’s iiiPoints Festival in February; and more. All dates here.
CHILDISH GAMBINO (POSTPONED) + ACL FEST UPDATE
After injuring his foot onstage, Childish Gambino has postponed the remainder of his upcoming tour dates to December, and has cancelled his appearance at ACL Fest in October. Despite these setbacks, he’s still set to appear at New Orleans’ Voodoo Fest next month as planned. As for ACL Fest, they’ve posted updated set times and added Phoenix to weekend one.
New Zealand eccentric Connan Mockasin has just expanded his tour in support of new album Jassbusters and Bostyn n’ Dobsyn. He’s added a second Brooklyn date, this one at Rough Trade on November 8 (purchase his LP Jassbusters for entry). That’s one day after Connan’s Murmrr Theatre show. Updated tour dates are here.
John Mellencamp previously announced two NYC shows at Beacon Theatre on 2/25 and 2/26 as part of his “The John Mellencamp Show” tour, and he just added a third show at the venue on 2/27 (tickets). He’ll also be appearing in a bunch of other North American cities, including New Brunswick, St. Louis, Tulsa, Louisville, Orlando, and more. View all dates here.
Electronic producer The Field (real name Axel Willner) released his newest album Infinite Moment this past week, and he recently announced a tour behind the album. He’ll be playing a few shows in North America, including stops in Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, NYC (Elsewhere on 10/13), San Francisco, Montreal, and further shows in Europe and Asia. All upcoming dates here.
SHE & HIM (CHRISTMAS SHOWS)
Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward are no strangers to celebrating the holidays with music, and they’ve recently announced a short run of Christmas shows as She & Him, their first shows in five years. The tour, dubbed “A Very She & Him Christmas Party,” hits Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Austin this December, with one dollar from every ticket sale going towards local food banks. Find all those dates here.
Aussie band Methyl Ethel released the very solid Everything is Forgotten in 2017, and they’ve recently shared a new single, “Scream Whole,” along with a tour announcement. The band will play several shows across the US, including stops in Los Angeles, NYC (Elsewhere on 3/29), Washington D.C., Seattle, Chicago, and more. Check here for all dates, and watch the video for “Scream Whole” below.
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SOB X RBE / QUANDO RONDO
SOB x RBE and Quando Rondo’s tour starts next week, and they added a late show at NYC’s SOB’s to it.
Brooklyn punks Surfbort, whose new album is out next month on julian Casablancas’ Cult Records, are on tour now with the Growlers and will soon hook up with Iceage and Black Lips.
Pistol Annies (aka Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe, and Angaleena Presley) announced their first album in five years, along with shows in Nashville, NYC, and LA.
GUCCI MANE / CARNAGE / SMOKEPURRP
While we wait Gucci Mane’s new album Evil Genius, he announced a tour with Carnage and Smokepurrp.
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