tours announced: Playboi Carti, Puss N Boots, Chaka Khan, Trupa Trupa, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Playboi Carti is landing in NYC soon for day one of this weekend’s of Rolling Loud NYC (he plays Saturday, 10/12 at 7:05, and his set unfortunately overlaps with YG and Young M.A), and one night before that he’ll play his own NYC show at Avant Gardner (10/11) in Brooklyn. After that, he plays San Antonio’s Mala Luna Music Festival, an El Paso show, and Rolling Loud LA. All dates here.
PUSS N BOOTS (NORAH JONES & MORE)
Puss N Boots, the twangy trio of Norah Jones, Sasha Dobson, and Catherine Popper, should have a new album out sooner than later, and they’ve got a few tour dates on the horizon, including a weekend’s worth in Northeast shows in November, hitting Hamden, CT and Woodstock. They’ll also play their annual Brooklyn “Christmas Extravaganza” on December 20 at Music Hall of Williamsburg. (Last year, Bill Murray and Mick Foley showed up.) All tour dates are here.
CURL UP AND DIE / CARAVELS
Reunited mathcore vets Curl Up and Die added a second NYC reunion show, and this one’s with another reunited band, Caravels, who first made their return opening for CUAD in their shared home state of Nevada.
R&B, funk and pop great Chaka Khan, who released her first album in 12 years back in February, has a couple East Coast shows in November: 11/14 at Prudential Hall (part of NJ PAC) and 11/16 at Warner Theatre in DC.
Metal-friendly Nordic dark folk band Heilung are bringing their viking show on their first-ever North American tour.
THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS ‘FLOOD’ TOUR
They Might Be Giants will be spending some of 2020 celebrating the 30th anniversary of their album Flood on tour, and they’ve added more dates, including a third NYC show.
Wiki has a new video out today, and he also announced a Brooklyn one-off. He’s promising another NYC show will be announced in November.
Polish shoegaze/psych band Trupa Trupa are currently in the U.S., touring around this weekend’s Desert Daze festival. They play Brooklyn’s Union Pool on Tuesday, and then DC on Wednesday. After Desert Daze, Trupa Trupa play San Francisco before heading back to Poland. They just released their fifth album, Of The Sun, which incorporates dark post-punk and folk into their hazy sound. Listen below and all dates are here.
Pittsburgh math/noise rockers Microwaves have a new video out today, and they’re touring in November.
Psychedelic soul great Michael Kiwanuka’s anticipated third album KIWANUKA comes out in November and he’ll support it with a North American tour in 2020.
Celebrating her 80th birthday this year, Mavis Staples has been busy — she recently opened for Brandi Carlile at Madison Square Garden — and isn’t slowing down. She’ll play NJ next month with Buddy Guy, and was just announced as headliner for this year’s WFUV Holiday Cheer benefit at NYC’s Beacon Theater. That show is with Nathaniel Rateliff, and she’s got Colorado shows with him, too. Head here for all Mavis dates.
Metallic hardcore greats Integrity have two tours coming up, one in November and one in January.
JIM JAMES & TEDDY ABRAMS
Jim James will release The Order of Nature, his collaborative album with composer/arranger/conductor Teddy Abrams and The Louisville Orchestra, next week. Featuring new songs and a few older ones, Jim envisioned it as song-cycle about “politics, the natural order and the hopelessness of hatred.” To celebrate the release of the album, Jim, Teddy and members of the Louisville Orchestra will play NYC’s Le Poisson Rouge on October 20. There are also a couple special performances of The Order of Nature happening in Seattle and Denver in May.
DEAD CAN DANCE / AGNES OBEL
Goth/darkwave vets Dead Can Dance have announced a 2020 North & South American tour called “”A Celebration – Life & Works 1980 – 2020″ with support from Danish singer/songwriter Agnes Obel.
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