tours announced: Phantogram, Mogwai / Papa M, The Soul Rebels, J-E-T-S, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Phantogram – the New York duo of Josh Carter and Sarah Barthel — have announced summer tour dates with Bob Moses, kicking off August 16 in Reno and wrapping up in Vegas at the 2019 Life is Beautiful festival. Stops in between include Denver, St. Paul, Detroit, Toronto, Boston, Brooklyn (Kings Theatre on September 5), DC, Atlanta, Austin, Phoenix and more. Tickets for the whole tour go on sale Friday, May 17 at 10 AM local time with presales beginning Tuesday, May 14 at 10 AM local time. All dates are here.
MOGWAI / PAPA M
Post-rock greats Mogwai announced some US shows, hitting the Western half of the country in August. They’ll be joined by David Pajo’s project Papa M –who recently wrapped up a US tour with Sunn O))) — on all dates, stopping in Phoenix, Austin, Denver, Albuquerque, Dallas, Salt Lake City, Houston, and Sacramento. Mogwai will also play Psycho Las Vegas in August, with some European dates happening before then, including opening for The Cure in Glasgow on 8/16 (a show that also features The Twilight Sad and The Joy Formidable). All upcoming Mogwai dates are here.
UB40 (FEATURING ALI CAMPBELL AND ASTRO)
UK reggae vets UB40 are celebrating their 40th anniversary as a band and there are two different, competing versions of the band out there. One includes founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown and others, who have previously announced US tour dates happening in August. There’s also one featuring original vocalists Ali Campbell and Astro, who just announced their own tour dates, including Baltimore, NYC (Ford Amphitheater on 9/6), White Plains, Philly, Houston, San Diego, Greensboro, Jacksonville, and more. Fellow reggae acts Shaggy, Steel Pulse, and The Green are also all dates, listed here.
THE SOUL REBELS
The Soul Rebels are constantly on the road, and are out there now, playing their hometown of New Orleans, this week with additional upcoming stops in Chicago, Napa Valley, Miami, Cleveland, Seattle, Portland, and more. They’ll be in NYC for shows next month at Blue Note Jazz Club on 6/7 and Baby’s All Right on 6/8. You can also catch them at a few dates supporting Wu-Tang Clan, Big Boi, Lettuce/Tauk (Red Rocks on 6/15), and GZA. View all dates here.
J-E-T-S (Machinedrum & Jimmy Edgar)
J-E-T-S, the duo of Machinedrum and Jimmy Edgar, announced a few US tour dates supporting their upcoming album ZOOSPA, which drops next week. Stops include Brooklyn, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Washington D.C., Toronto, and Miami. Head here for all dates, and stream J-E-T-S’ bouncy new single “Real Truth,” featuring rapper Tkay Maidza, below.
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LOGIC / JID / YBN CORDAE
The ever-popular Logic announced a tour with two very cool support acts: JID and YBN Cordae.
Against Me have announced special US tour dates, where they’ll play several two-night stands this fall, performing their albums Searching For A Former Clarity, New Wave, White Crosses and Transgender Dysphoria Blues in their entirety.
Speaking of full album tours, Scottish band Trashcan Sinatras will tour this fall, playing 1996’s A Happy Pocket and 2004’s Weightlifting in their entirety, acoustically.
The Damned announced US tour dates, celebrating the 40th anniversary of their classic third album Machine Gun Etiquette (which will be played in full).
UK soul singer Michael Kiwanuka announced a headlining Brooklyn show in September, before a few dates opening for Gary Clark Jr.
Whitney expanded their North American tour behind their heavily-anticipated sophomore LP, including a second Brooklyn Steel date with Hand Habits in October.
KISS have expanded their North American farewell tour, including a final night at LA’s Staples Center, which is promoted as being the “biggest pyro event of the tour.”
Reggaeton/Latin trap singer J Balvin is touring North America starting in August, including a stop at Madison Square Garden in September.
Browse our Tour Dates category for even more tours you may have missed.