tours announced: Iceage, Giraffage, Bob Weir, Longwave, Illuminati Hotties, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Denmark’s Iceage are real road warriors this year in support of new LP Beyondless, and they’ll be back in the U.S. this weekend for Detroit’s music-and-car festival, Motor City Muscle, and their tour with Black Lips and Surfbort happens in November. They’ve added more shows to their world tour since our last post, and you can head here for their full schedule. They’ve also just released a video for “Under the Sun” and you can watch that below.
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WAVVES / BEACH FOSSILS
A very solid indie rock double header, Wavves and Beach Fossils will be on tour this fall with Kevin Krauter (Hoops) in tow.
BOB WEIR AND WOLF BROS
Bob Weir has expanded his tour with his new trio Wolf Bros (Bobby plus Jay Lane and Don Was), adding second nights in Chicago, Boston, and NYC. Tickets for the newly-added shows go on presale Wednesday (8/15) at 10 AM local. Bobby is promising to “[explore] the songs of the Grateful Dead and more in a trio setting.”
Cloud Nothings have announced a new album, released the noisy, abrasive lead single, and announced a tour, including a run with The Courtneys.
MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA / THE FRONT BOTTOMS
Grungy indie rockers Manchester Orchestra and folky pop punks The Front Bottoms are going on a co-headlining tour. A BrooklynVegan presale for the two Brooklyn shows starts Thursday.
NYC’s shoegazey alt-rockers Longwave are working on their first album in a decade. Meanwhile they’re on a Midwest/Southwest tour this fall with Blue October and when that wraps up they’ll play a hometown headline show at Bowery Ballroom on November 17 with The Shelia Divine. All tour dates/tickets are here.
ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN
Alt-rock vets Echo & The Bunnymen are reinterpreting some of their most beloved songs on a new studio album and will be touring it at select North American dates this fall. We’ve got a BrooklynVegan presale for the NYC show.
Electro-funk duo Chromeo released their fifth album, Head Over Heels, this summer which you can check out here. Their tour starts August 24 in Denver and runs through October 6 in Portland, OR. Dates also include a NYC stop at Brooklyn Steel on October 1. Get the lowdown on all dates and tickets here.
Illuminati Hotties (the project of LA-based indie rocker Sarah Tudzin) have gotten some buzz this year for their new album Kiss Yr Frenemies (out now on Tiny Engines), and they’re going on a lengthy fall tour, including some just-announced East Coast headlining shows. All dates (including Brooklyn’s Baby’s All Right on 10/5) here.
GIRAFFAGE / RYAN HEMSWORTH
Electronic musicians Giraffage and Ryan Hemsworth are going on tour together this fall, hitting Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Toronto, Chicago, Montreal, Brooklyn, Cambridge, DC, Austin, Atlanta, LA, and many other cities. All dates and tickets here.
THE HOLD STEADY
The Hold Steady have expanded their tour, including the announcement of their third annual “Massive Nights” holiday run in Brooklyn.
(SANDY) ALEX G with DUSTER, HALF WAIF, and HARMONY TIVIDAD
(Sandy) Alex G is hitting the road for a November run with Half Waif and a Brooklyn one-off in December with the reunited Duster and Girlpool’s Harmony Tividad. A BrooklynVegan presale for that show is underway now.
LETTERS TO CLEO
Reunited ’90s alt/indie band Letters to Cleo will be on short East Coast tour this fall with American Hi Fi playing NYC’s Bowery Ballroom on 11/13, Philly’s Underground Arts on 11/14 and two nights at Boston’s Paradise Rock Club on 11/16 & 11/17. Tickets for those shows go on sale Friday, August 17.
Broad City‘s Abbi Jacobson is going on a book tour for her upcoming I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other Stuf.
Browse our Tour Dates category for even more tours you may have missed.