tours announced: Jungle, Dave Matthews Band, Priests, Thou/MJ Guider, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Hardcore punk vets Negative Approach have just a couple shows coming up at the moment. They’re playing Michigan’s Berserker Fest on Friday (9/28), and they’ll be in NYC for the Gorilla Biscuits-headlined day of Thrasher Death Match at Knockdown Center (10/6). That day is also with Culture Abuse, Gouge Away, Fury, and more TBA.
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND
Dave Matthews Band (who Ryley Walker is doing a full covers album of) just announced a 2018 fall tour across the eastern US, which includes two nights at NYC’s Madison Square Garden on 11/29 and 11/30. The band also hits Columbus, Boston, Montreal, Philly, and their hometown of Charlottesville, VA. Tickets go on sale Friday (9/28) at 9AM local time (at noon for Boston show only). All dates are listed here.
Phish announced a New Year’s Eve run going down across four nights at Madison Square Garden (by the end of the run, they’ll have played MSG 60 times). They also have a fall tour before that, and a destination festival in early 2019. More info here.
After appearing on albums from Gorillaz, Tyler the Creator, and Miguel, R&B singer Kali Uchis released her own debut album, Isolation, earlier this year. She recently embarked on a tour in support of it, and stops in NYC for two shows at Terminal 5, October 12 and 13. Night one is sold out, but tickets are on sale for 10/13. See all of Kali’s upcoming dates here.
THOU / MJ GUIDER
Thou have announced a tour behind their boundary-pushing, gorgeously heavy new album Magus, and the tour will be opened by neighboring Louisiana musician who makes much different music than Thou (but still pairs well), ambient pop artist MJ Guider (real name Melissa Guion). Some of the shows will see Thou doing acoustic sets, and a couple stops are also with the shoegazy, gothy Miserable (aka Kristina Esfandiari of King Woman). All dates here. Read our review of Thou’s new album and stream it here. MJ Guider’s most recent album is 2016’s very good Precious Systems (Kranky). Listen:
Lykke Li released her new album so sad so sexy in June, and she’s going on a North American tour in support of it later this fall. That tour stops at NYC’s Terminal 5 on October 9, and tickets are on sale now. See all of her upcoming dates here.
JERUSALEM IN MY HEART
Montreal duo Jerusalem In My Heart, whose style blends experimental Arabic rock with film, will release their newest LP Daqa’iq Tudaiq next month, and they’ll be touring the eastern US in support of it. This includes dates in Montreal, NYC (Elsewhere on 3/20), Chicago, Philly, Detroit, and Nashville, among others. View all dates here.
Toronto alt-country vets The Sadies have a few upcoming dates, including three nights at NYC’s Union Pool from 12/11-12/13, along with other shows in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland, and more. Tickets for the NYC run go on sale Friday (9/28) at 10 AM. Find all upcoming dates here.
D.C. punks Priests have already done a lot of touring for 2017’s Nothing Feels Natural, and they’ve recently added more dates to their schedule. This upcoming tour features support from Empath, and includes stops in Philly, Baltimore, Hamden, Allston, and more. Head here for all upcoming dates.
MEGA BOG opening for MOTHERS
Indie pop songwriter Erin Birgy records under the moniker Mega Bog, and she’ll be playing a few fall shows this year with Mothers. She’ll join them for the final leg of their tour, which stops in Portland, Seattle, Denver, Chicago, and many more cities. View the full list of dates here.
Lily Allen hits the road for a North American tour in support of her new album, No Shame, in October. She’ll be in NYC for a show at Terminal 5 on October 20 (tickets); see all of her upcoming dates here.
Electro-jam outfit Lotus announced a small US tour in November, which includes shows in Charlottesville, Asheville, Atlanta, and Richmond, before a final stop at NYC’s Playstation Theater on 11/24. All dates can be found here.
BUKE & GASE (W/ SHELLAC AND MORE)
Experimental pop duo Buke and Gase (Arone Dyer & Aron Sanchez) are on tour in October including West Coast dates with Steve Albini’s Shellac. When that run is done, they’ve got a few headline shows, including Chicago, Philly and NYC’s Mercury Lounge on 11/6. All dates are here and you can check out two new tracks from the duo, below.
Queens-based rapper and J. Cole affiliate Bas announced a tour behind his newest album Milky Way, which hits Miami, Atlanta, Philly, NYC (Irving Plaza on 11/15), Detroit, Cleveland, and more. Check here for the full list of dates.
HIRS opening for DAUGHTERS
Queer-grindcore collective HIRS put out their debut LP Friends. Lovers. Favorites. earlier this year, and they’ve just been added to all East Coast dates on Daughters’ upcoming tour. This includes two sold-out shows with Daughters and Street Sects at Brooklyn Bazaar on 11/3 and Saint Vitus on 11/4, in addition to further stops in Baltimore, Richmond, and Philly. All dates can be found here.
SUICIDE GIRLS’ BLACKHEART BURLESQUE
The Suicide Girls’ Blackheart Burlesque show, which features features dancers participating in acts, games, and musical numbers, will be touring throughout the fall into 2019. This includes a stop at NYC’s Town Hall on 10/6, in addition to other shows in Orlando, Baltimore, Philly, Chicago, Detroit, San Francisco, and many more. View the full list of dates here.
CLAUDIO SIMONETTI’S GOBLIN performing SUSPIRIA
Goblin keyboardist Claudio Simonetti is taking the band’s famed score for the original Suspiria on the road, and they’ve just added more dates inluding a second NYC show at Le Poisson Rouge on 11/26. Updated full list of dates HERE. Meanwhile, the remake of Suspiria, which features a score by Thom Yorke, is out November 1.
JOHN NOLAN (openers)
John Nolan (Taking Back Sunday, Straylight Run) is fresh off announcing his new album Abendigo and releasing the killer lead single “Do You Remember?,” and he’s begun adding openers to his tour. Excitingly, the Brooklyn show (11/9 at Union Pool) is with Destry, the band led by his sister and former Straylight Run co-vocalist Michelle DaRosa. That show is also with Heavy Vessels, who are led by Bryan Louie also feature Tucker Rule of Thursday, Eric Odness of Primitive Weapons, and Brian Deneeve of From Autumn To Ashes.
Having just opened for Portugal. The Man at Forest Hills Stadium on Saturday (9/22) and playing Las Vegas’ Life Is Beautiful fest on Sunday (9/23), Jungle have expanded their US tour. The band will be stopping in Austin, Portland, Seattle, NYC (Terminal 5 on 3/19), Chicago, Philly, and more. View all dates here.
THE WONDER YEARS
The Wonder Years have revealed more info on their Halloween show at NJ’s Starland Ballroom, which is the first night of their fall tour. They’ll be doing a Queen cover set, and the three opening bands are doing cover sets too (all four bands are also playing their own material). More info here.
Margo Price has expanded her tour, adding a New Year’s Eve show happening in Brooklyn with Lilly Hiatt. All dates and more info here.
Pusha T announced another round of tour dates behind this year’s excellent DAYTONA.
The four women who make up Ladama are each from different countries (Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela and the U.S.), and they pull traditional sounds from all four of their home countries into an appealing, contemporary blend. To quote their bio, “They are Mafer Bandola (bandola llanera), Lara Klaus (percussion, drums), Daniela Serna (percussion) and Sara Lucas (voice, guitar). Together they combine the rhythms and traditional instrumentation of frevo and maracatu from Pernambuco, Brazil; joropo songs from the high plains of Venezuela; cumbia, gaita and champeta from the Colombian coast and contemporary strains of American pop, rock and jazz.” They released their self-titled debut album last year, and followed it with the new single “Confesión” this year. They’re beginning a tour this Friday (9/28) in Nevada, and the tour heads East eventually landing at Brooklyn’s Union Pool on 10/14. All dates and tickets here. For a taste of what they’re like live, watch Ladama on The Chris Gethard Show:
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MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATRE 3000 30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR
MST3K just announced the very appropriate premiere date for it’s new season on Netflix, and the cult show’s 30th anniversary tour — where Joel Hodson, Jonah Ray and the bots will be riffing live to Canadian horror film The Brain and, in some cities where there are two shows, they’ll also take on classic Season 7 MST3K film, Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell. — starts October 9 in Portland.
OK so it’s not a tour so much as Dino Jr announced one show but it sounds like a fun one — they’re playing Blue Point Brewery in Long Island for its ’90-themed 20th anniversary party.
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