tours announced: Mono, Ken Stringfellow, Kayo Dot, Youth of Today, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
KEN STRINGFELLOW (THE POSIES)
Ken Stringfellow of The Posies released his terrific second solo album, Touched, on September 11, 2001 and he tells us “just nine days later, I found myself performing in NYC at the Mercury Lounge, a highly emotional evening, to say the least.” For the venue’s 25th anniversary, he’s performing Touched Mercury Lounge on September 21 and UK folk legend Bridget St. John opens. Once that show was confirmed, Ken decided to turn Touched into a full North American tour, which kicks off 9/12 in Nashville and includes stops in Memphis, St. Louis, Indianapolis, Columbus, Providence, the Boston area, the Philly area, the DC/Baltimore area, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Detroit, Charlotte, Savannah, Miami, Vancouver, Tacoma, Seattle, Portland, Oakland, Boise, and more. Many of the dates are house shows or “secret” shows. All dates are here and you can stream Touched below:
Japanese band MONO, who released their 10th album, Nowhere Now Here, earlier this year, recently announced special orchestral shows in NYC (11/23 @ Murmrr Theatre), L.A. and Chicago. They’ve now announced a full tour around those shows in November, featuring “their legendary 4-piece lineup” and dates include shows with Mamiffer, The Album Leaf, and a co-headline show with Black Mountain in Toronto. Other dates include Seattle, Vancouver, Portland, Sacramento, Oakland, Denver, St. Paul, Ottawa, Hamden, CT and more. Head here for all dates.
BROCKHAMPTON & SLOWTHAI
Hip hop “boy band” Brockhampton have continued their prolific release schedule in 2019, releasing Ginger this past Friday, and now they’ve announced tour dates, most of which are with UK rapper slowthai.
YOUTH OF TODAY
Hardcore legends Youth of Today are playing Asbury Park’s House of Independents on 11/22 and leading up to that they’ve announced a handful of California dates: Los Angeles on 11/14 with Diztort and Big Takeover; Berkeley on 11/15 with Drain and Berthold City; Garden Grove on 11/16 with Initiate, Gunn and Wise; and San Diego on 11/17 with Take Offense and Tap And Die.
Experimental Brooklyn band Kayo Dot will release their new album, Blasphemy, next week and are celebrating at Brooklyn’s The Kingsland on September 13. That is also the kickoff show for a short tour that includes stops in Philly, Rochester, Chapel Hill, Lexington, KY, San Diego, Oakland and Seattle. All dates are listed here and you can stream a few songs off the album below:
MORBID ANGEL / WATTAIN / INCANTATION
Death metal legends Morbid Angel have announced a whopper of a fall North American tour with support from Swedish black metallers Watain and fellow US death metal vets Incantation.