tours announced: Pg. 99/Majority Rule, Kacey Musgraves, Sloppy Jane, Fenne Lily, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
PG.99 / MAJORITY RULE / PORTRAYAL OF GUILT
Influential screamo bands Pg. 99 and Majority Rule both released tons of great material in the 2000s (including a split together in 2002), and the two bands will be hitting the road for a brief West Coast tour in April, where they’ll be joined by newer screamo band Portrayal Of Guilt, whose last LP Let Pain Be Your Guide (one of our favorites of 2018) was produced by Majority Rule’s Matt Michel. The tour hits Seattle, LA, Portland, San Diego, Arcata, Berkeley, and Oakland, all of these dates being benefit shows with proceeds going towards various organizations. Head here for tickets to all dates, and revisit the Pg. 99/Majority Rule split LP, Document 12, below.
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SLOPPY JANE opening for BETTER OBLIVION COMMUNITY CENTER
A few days ago, Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst announced a tour behind their great new collaborative LP (including two NYC dates), and it was just announced that Brooklyn’s Sloppy Jane, of which Phoebe is a former member, will be opening several of these tour dates on the West Coast. This includes stops in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Las Vegas, Portland, Salt Lake City, and several others. Sloppy Jane also teased some US headlining dates later in 2019, which are still TBA. Head here for all dates.
Having recently played NYC, Kacey Musgraves has announced the second phase of her tour behind last year’s excellent Golden Hour (one of our favorite records of 2018). The new leg kicks off in August, hitting cities like Philly, Boston, Cleveland, Toronto, New Orleans, Phoenix, Kansas City, and more. She also has some previously-announced dates coming up in places like Nashville, LA, San Francisco, Portland, and more. Adding further to her busy schedule, Kacey has lots of upcoming festival appearances too, including stops at NYC’s Governors Ball, in addition to Bonnaroo and Telluride Bluegrass Festival in June, Coachella in April, Newport Folk Festival in August, and All The Best Fest in the Dominican Republic this November. You can view all upcoming dates here.
UK songwriter/Aldous Harding collaborator Fenne Lily was previously added as an opener to Lucy Dacus’ 2019 US tour (including a stop at NJ’s White Eagle Hall in March), and following this, she’s got a recently-announced headlining date at NYC’s Union Pool on 3/23. This is her only upcoming headlining show at the moment. View all upcoming dates here.
Canadian blues rock outfit Reignwolf, who have opened for Black Sabbath and Pixies, and have appeared at tons of festivals over the years, are finally getting around to releasing their debut album which is titled Hear Me Out, and out March 1. They’ll also be touring to promote it, including two NYC shows at Mercury Lounge on 3/9 and Baby’s All Right on 3/10, and more dates in LA, Chicago, Seattle, and Toronto. All dates are listed here, and you can hear the LP’s lead single, “Black and Red,” below.
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Cincinnati’s Bunbury Festival goes down from May 31 to June 2 throughout the city’s Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove, and the fest has just revealed their 2019 lineup. Headliners this year are Fall Out Boy and Greta Van Fleet, but there’s also some great acts appearing at the fest too, including The 1975, Run The Jewels, Girl Talk, Clutch, Dashboard Confessional, and many others. Multi-day tickets are on sale now, and you can view the full lineup here.
Breakout songwriter Sid Sriram has announced his debut LP, along with a 2019 US tour (including NYC’s National Sawdust on 3/21).
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