tours announced: Kacey Musgraves, FKA twigs, AVAIL, Animal Collective, Eric Clapton, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Having just played Coachella, Kacey Musgraves is continuing to add more shows behind last year’s excellent, Grammy-winning Golden Hour, and her latest additions include four new West Coast dates in August. She’ll play two nights at Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre, and other shows in Las Vegas and San Diego. Aside from these new dates, Kacey has a ton of upcoming festival appearances, and many other sold-out headlining shows too. Head here for all those dates.
FKA twigs began the year by announcing a few one-off festival shows, but now she’s revealed even more dates happening this summer. New dates include two shows in Los Angeles on May 7 & 8 (venue TBA), and other May shows in Berlin and London. This is apart from previously-announced festival dates in NYC (Red Bull Music Festival in May and Afropunk Brooklyn in August), Paris (We Love Green festival), Barcelona (Primavera Sound) and Sydney, Australia. You can sign up for tickets now. Find more info on these dates here.
AVAIL (MUDDY ROOTS FEST ADDED)
After first playing two hometown Richmond dates earlier this year, the reunited AVAIL will head out on their first tour in 12 years this September, including dates in NYC, Philly, and Boston, with Angel Du$t opening all shows. In addition to these shows, the band has announced they’ll be appearing at Tennessee’s Muddy Roots on 8/30. These are AVAIL’s only upcoming dates at the moment.
While Avey Tare and Panda Bear are still touring behind their own respective recent solo LPs, Animal Collective have added more West Coast dates supporting 2018’s Tangerine Reef, including new stops in Tulsa, Santa Fe, Tucson, Point Reyes, and Big Sur. Tickets to those shows go on sale Friday (4/26). The band also plays Desert Daze 2019, which goes down at Moreno Beach in Lake Perris, CA in October. View all those new dates here.
A while back, Eric Clapton said he would quitting touring very soon, but he’s continuing to add more shows in 2019, including a few “limited engagement” shows in September, hitting San Francisco, Las Vegas, and Phoenix (tickets on sale Friday 4/26 at 10 AM). These shows precede Eric’s upcoming Crossroads Guitar Festival in Dallas on September 20 and 21, whose lineup includes Jeff Beck, John Mayer, Gary Clark Jr., Sheryl Crow, Joe Walsh, Los Lobos, Billy Gibbons, and many others. Eric’s also got some upcoming shows in Europe and the UK throughout the spring, beginning with a three-night run at London’s Royal Albert Hall next month. Check here for all dates.
EARTH, WIND & FIRE
Funk/R&B/disco titans Earth, Wind & Fire are touring this summer, having previously announced an NYC date at Beacon Theatre on 7/9. While some tickets are still available for that first show, they’ve just added a second Beacon Theatre date on 7/10, with tickets going on sale Friday (4/26) at 11 AM EST. The band has tons of other US shows too, stopping in Los Angeles, Chicago, Kansas City, St. Louis, Memphis, Raleigh, and more. All dates here.
Japanese psych/prog band Kikagaku Moyo are continuing to tour behind last year’s Masana Temples, including a sold-out date at Central Park Summerstage on 6/20 (with Connan Mockasin and headliners Khruangbin) and Elsewhere Rooftop on 6/26. The band now have another NYC-area show, hitting Jersey City, NJ’s Monty Hall on 6/27. There are also headlining shows in Boston, Philly, DC, Raleigh, Charlotte, Greenfield, and Portland, with an appearance at Bonnaroo on 6/16. All dates can be found here.
Texas rap festival JMBLYA goes down next month in both Dallas on 5/3 and Austin on 5/4, and they’ve just revealed their 2019 lineup. This year’s fest notably includes Lil Nas X, who will be making his first live performance since the release of his viral hit “Old Town Road” (no word on if Billy Ray Cyrus will show up). Other huge acts appearing at the fest include Travis Scott, Lil Wayne, Kevin Gates, Gunna, Sheck Wes, City Girls, and tons more. Check here for the full lineup and tickets, which are on sale now.
THE BOUNCING SOULS & THE BRONX
Long-running NJ punk greats The Bouncing Souls have lots of upcoming shows including “Stoked For The Summer” in Asbury Park this summer, and a run of May gigs with The Bronx that begins with two nights at Denver, Colorado’s Oriental Theater.
Tame Impala announced a few US tour dates, including NYC (Madison Square Garden in August), Philly, Detroit, Minneapolis, Washington D.C., and more.
The Growlers have extended their 2019 tour, including a new Central Park Summerstage show.
SOCIAL DISTORTION / FLOGGING MOLLY
Long-running punk bands Social Distortion and Flogging Molly are going on a co-headlining tour this summer, with Le Butcherettes and The Devil Makes Three opening.
Comedian Aziz Ansari revealed a new US tour leg for his ongoing “Road To Nowhere” tour, including a Radio City show in June.
WIZ KHALIFA / FRENCH MONTANA / PLAYBOI CARTI
Rapper Wiz Khalifa announced his “Decent Exposure Tour,” which includes support from French Montana, Playboi Carti, Moneybagg Yo, DJ Drama, and Chevy Woods.
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