tours announced: Meek Mill, Cam’ron, Dying Fetus, Juan Maclean, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
GANG GANG DANCE
NYC art popsters Gang Gang Dance are headlining the BrooklynVegan Holiday Party at Brooklyn Brewery tomorrow (Friday, 12/14) with Ela Minus opening and the BrooklynVegan team DJing. Tickets are still available (and include a free beer for the first 50 people through the door). They also open for Deerhunter in Japan in January, and they added a show at the new-ish LA location of Zebulon (1/16) happening shortly before the Japan show.
Early next year, Meek Mill will embark on his first North American tour since being released from prison, supporting his newest album Championships. He previously announced an NYC show at Hammerstein Ballroom on 3/12, and he’s just added a second night at the venue on 3/13. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (12/14) at noon, with a presale going on now. You can find all upcoming dates here.
Electronic musician and longtime DFA family member Juan Maclean announced a residency at NYC’s Elsewhere, with four dates taking place next month. These happen on January 10 (a six-hour DJ set), January 17 (with Justin Cudmore), January 24 (with Barbie Bertisch), and January 31 (with Baltra). The residency is FREE with RSVP, and you can head here for more info.
Cam’ron was recently involved in the first Dipset album in 14 years, and he’ll also be doing a bit of touring on his own. After a show with Dipset at Long Island’s Stereo Garden on 12/21, he’ll do a headlining NYC show at S.O.B.’s on 1/19. Aside from those, he also has upcoming stops in Chicago and Mashantucket, CT. All dates are listed here.
HOMEWRECKER / CREEPING DEATH / FUNERAL CHIC
Metallic hardcore punks Homewrecker announced a 2019 North American tour behind this year’s Hell Is Here Now, and they’ll be hitting the road with fellow metal acts Creeping Death and Funeral Chic. The bands will be stopping in cities like Louisville, Atlanta, Dallas, Austin, St. Louis, Cincinnati, and more. Find all dates here.
Canadian folk singer Kaia Kater recently released her very solid third album Grenades via Smithsonian Folkways. It recalls a handful of time-tested folk music sounds, but it’s also very personal. Kaia described it to Rolling Stone as an “exploration of my history, and of my dad being a refugee, and the idea of feeling a little bit displaced, as I think a lot of hyphenated Canadians do.” She’ll continue to support it on tour in 2019, which includes a Smithsonian APAP showcase at NYC’s Rockwood Music Hall on 1/6 and a double bill with Scottish songwriter Karine Polwart at NYC’s Carnegie Hall on 3/23. All dates and tickets here.
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DYING FETUS / I AM
Death metal vets Dying Fetus announced a few Northeastern US tour dates happening in February, with support from Texas-based metal band I AM. This includes three upstate NY stops at Clifton Park’s Upstate Concert Hall on 2/22, Rochester’s Montage Music Hall on 2/23, and Buffalo’s Mohawk Place on 2/24, before playing several shows in Europe. You can get tickets and view all dates here.
Kevin Devine is doing a BrooklynVegan-presented St. Patrick’s Day run in NYC this March, where he’ll be performing Celtic punk under the name “Kenny O’Brien and The O’Douls.”
RIVERS OF NIHIL / ENTHEOS / CONJURER / WOLF KING
A$AP Mob is holding their annual Yams Day show (in tribute to the late A$AP Yams) at NYC’s Barclays Center next month, with a lineup featuring A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, A$AP Twelvyy, Ski Mask The Slump God, and others. It doubles as the NYC stop of A$AP Rocky’s 2019 tour.
Browse our Tour Dates category for even more tours you may have missed.