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tours announced: HR of Bad Brains, Robert Glasper, Twin Temple, Kindling, more

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The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.

TWIN TEMPLE

LA duo Twin Temple do retro doo-wop revival with dark Satanic imagery, and in a recent interview with Noisey, the band talked about their style, asking, “what if a crooner back then hailed Satan instead? Or what if occult rock embraced du-wop instead of the emerging rock n’ roll of the day?” Ahead of their previously-announced dates opening for the Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats/Graveyard tour in March, they’ve got their own pair of headlining shows: first at Chicago’s Metro on 3/3, before stopping at NYC’s Saint Vitus on 3/5. Tickets go on sale Friday (1/25) at 10 AM, and you can find all dates here. The band also recently dropped their gory, NSFW video for “Sex Magick,” which you can view below.

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HR (OF BAD BRAINS)

Bad Brains frontman HR played several solo shows in late 2018, and he’s recently announced a few more happening in February and March. He’ll be doing East Coast shows in Brooklyn (The Kingsland on 2/23) and Philly, before a series of California shows in Sacramento, LA, Anaheim, and Hermosa Beach. Head here for all dates.

ROBERT GLASPER

Jazz/hip hop/etc keyboardist Robert Glasper wrapped up a 24-night Blue Note residency in NYC back in October, and in a couple of days he boards the Blue Note at Sea cruise, which departs Ft Lauderdale, FL on January 26 and stops in Nassau, Bahamas, Cozumel and Costa Maya, Mexico, and Key West, FL before returning to Ft Lauderdale on February 2. After that, he has a couple of shows in CA, then heads back to the East Coast for a few others, including early and late shows at City Winery NYC with Chris Dave & Derrick Hodge as the Robert Glasper Trio. Tickets to those are on sale now. See all of Robert’s upcoming dates here.

KINDLING / DREAMTIGERS / HEARTSCAPE LANDBREAK

Massachusetts shoegaze band Kindling (featuring members of Ampere) announced a Northeastern mini-tour happening next month, where they’ll appear alongside fellow Massachusetts act Dreamtigers and Kansas emo project Heartscape Landbreak. The tour will be stopping in Brooklyn (Saint Vitus on 2/23), Allston, Holyoke, and New Haven (no Kindling). Find out more info about the tour, and view all dates here.

PAUL MCCARTNEY

Sir Paul added a few more dates to his upcoming “Freshen Up” tour, including new stops in Vancouver and Las Vegas.

HOT WATER MUSIC OPENERS

Hot Water Music revealed the openers for their anticipated 25th anniversary tour, including Errortype:11, boysetsfire, American Steel, Iron Chic, and several others.

SCREAMING FEMALES

Screaming Females added a few US dates, including shows with Portrayal of Guilt, Thou, and more. They’ve also got their previously announced Boston show opening for Bob Mould coming up.

NELLIE MCKAY

Nellie McKay announced a bunch of upcoming North American tour dates, including a five-night NYC run.

Browse our Tour Dates category for even more tours you may have missed.

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