tours announced: Nick Kroll, Ladytron, DaBaby, Sleater-Kinney, Steve Earle, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Comedian Nick Kroll will be on a Northeast stand-up tour this summer, with stops in Dates includes Westhampton Beach, Atlantic City, Englewood, New Haven, Providence, Ridgefield, Albany, and Montreal. Tickets for these shows go on sale Friday, May 31 — head here for all dates and ticket links.
Icy synthpop vets Ladytron returned after seven years with an excellent self-titled album and will be in North America in October to play NYC (Brooklyn Steel on 10/2), Boston, Montreal and Toronto. They’ve just announced a few more U.S. shows for December, hitting Chicago, Seattle, Portland and Berkeley. Tickets for those new dates go on sale Friday, May 31 — head here for all dates.
Rapper DaBaby, whose Interscope debut is in the Billboard Top 10 currently, has 2019 dates, including NYC’s Playstation Theatre on June 16. He’s added more shows to the tour, including NJ’s Starland Ballroom on August 11. He’s also playing Atlanta, DC, Columbus, Philly, Seattle, Denver, Minneapolis and more. All dates are here.
Joanna Newsom is returning for her first shows since 2016 in September, when she’ll embark on an intimate solo harp/piano tour that she’s calling “The Strings/Keys Incident — An Evening With Joanna Newsom.” She already announced seven dates in NYC, as well as shows in Philadelphia, Chicago, and Milwaukee, and now she’s expanded the tour to the West Coast as well.
STEVE EARLE & THE DUKES
Steve Earle released his Guy Clark tribute album earlier this year and he and The Dukes are now ready to hit the road for the summer, including stops a Bonnaroo, Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic, an appearance on PBS series Austin City Limits and two nights at L.A.’s The Troubadour. They’ll also stop in WV for the long-running radio show Mountain Stage, plus visits to both coasts and Canadian dates, too. All dates are listed here.
With their new Bob Mould-produced album out in June, Titus Andronicus just announced a massive North American tour that will hit most points in the U.S. and Canada.
ALAN BRAUFMAN & COOPER-MOORE PERFORM VALLEY OF SEARCH
You may recall last year Downtown jazz vet Alan Braufman reissued his 1975 free jazz classic Valley of Search, and performed it with Cooper-Moore (who played on the original album) and James Brandon Lewis. They’re doing it again for the 2019 Basilica Soundscape in September. (The festival, which runs September 13-15 at Basilica Hudson, also includes Low, Waxahatchee, Big|Brave, Greg Fox, Bad Waitress, The Body, Lingua Ignota, Jerusalem in My Heart, and more.) Right before Basilica, they’ll perform Valley of Search at Brooklyn’s National Sawdust on September 12. Stream a few tracks from the album here:
Brooklyn Bhangra ensemble Red Baraat will be touring a bit in June and July, including shows in Fort Collins and Denver, and Massachusetts’ Green River Festival. They’ve also got three NYC-area shows on the horizon: The Jersey City Jazz Festival on June 7, the WNYC Live show at Brooklyn Bowl on June 11 with Real Estate, and the St. Ann’s Warehouse Gala on June 13 with Emel Mathlouthi, Sounds of Refuge and more.
HARMS WAY (W/ JESUS PIECE, PORTRAYAL OF GUILT & FUMING MOUTH)
Hardcore crew Harms Way released their fourth LP and first for Metal Blade Records, Posthuman, in February of 2018, bringing elements of nu metal and metalcore into their sound. Now they’ve announced a summer North American tour with fellow hardcore act Jesus Piece, newer band Portrayal of Guilt, and Boston’s Fuming Mouth.
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