tours announced: Snoh Aalegra, Slick Rick, Cornelius, ChameleonsVOX, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Iranian/Swedish R&B singer Snoh Aalegra is supporting her new album -Ugh, those feels again on a short North American fall tour with Baby Rose and Givēon called ‘Ugh, a mini tour again.’ It kicks off in Chicago on 11/21, and then hits NYC’s Webster Hall on 11/24, Toronto, DC, Atlanta, and San Francisco before wrapping up at LA’s Wiltern on 12/7. Tickets for all dates go on sale Friday (9/27).
Bob just added 10 Beacon Theatre shows to the end of his fall tour.
BAYSIDE / SINCERE ENGINEER / more
Long Island emo/pop punk vets Bayside are doing a tour of clubs that are on the smaller side for them, including Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg on 11/13, a hometown Long Island show at The Paramount on 11/17, and more. The whole tour has cool support from Chicago indie-punks Sincere Engineer, and the Long Island show is even cooler with additional local support from metallic hardcore crushers Incendiary and post-hardcore band Sainthood Reps. The whole tour is on artist presale now.
THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS ‘FLOOD’ 30TH ANNIVERSARY SHOWS
They Might Be Giants will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of their 1990 major label debut, Flood, by playing it in full in select cities in 2020. Shows will be “an evening with” and TMBG will play two full sets with the second one spanning the band’s entire career.
TIM & ERIC
Comedy duo for the ages Tim & Eric will be on the road in 2020, for the “Mandatory Attendance Tour” which will be bringing “brand new spoofs, goofs and insanity, and some very special surprises we can’t talk about right now” to a city near you.
MICHAEL IAN BLACK
Comedian, actor and founding member of The State, Michael Ian Black will be on tour this fall, hitting Providence, Portland (ME), Philly, Newark, Burlington, Kalamazoo, Brooklyn (The Bell House on 12/12) and more. All dates are here.
ROBERT GLASPER BLUE NOTE RESIDENCY GUESTS
Robert Glasper has revealed the full lineup of guests for his October residency at the Blue Note, including such recent additions as Esperanza Spalding on 10/15 & 10/16, a Stevie Wonder tribute ft. Luke James and more on 10/17-20, a J Dilla Tribute ft. T3 from Slum Village & more on 10/24-27, and more. Full lineup here.
SLICK RICK (BIRTHDAY SHOW & WEST COAST MOS DEF ‘BLACK ON BOTH SIDES’ CELEBRATION)
Rap vet Slick Rick has announced his annual NYC birthday show which this year is at Brooklyn Bowl on January 10. His only other dates is opening for Yasiin Bey (fka Mos Def) for the West Coast Black on Both Sides 20th anniversary celebration which happens at Berkeley, CA’s Greek Theatre on October 25 with Erykah Badu, Busta Rhymes and more.
REFUSED / YOUTH CODE / METZ
Refused are supporting their upcoming album War Music on a 2020 North American tour with Youth Code on all dates, plus METZ also on the West Coast dates.
CHAMELEONSVOX / THEATRE OF HATE / JAY ASTON (GENE LOVES JEZEBEL)
Chameleons frontman Mark Burgess is taking his ChameleonsVOX project (where he plays Chameleons classics) on the road with fellow post-punk vets Theatre of Hate and Jay Aston of Gene Loves Jezebel. They’ve added more dates since our last post, including a second NYC show which happens November 10 at Saint Vitus (the 11/9 show at Vitus is sold out). The tour also hits Boston, Montreal, Toronto, Chicago, Denver, Salt Lake City, Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, San Diego, Mesa AZ, San Antonio, New Orleans, Tampa, Richmond, and Baltimore. All dates are here.
Japanese band Cornelius start their West Coast Point tour this week where they’ll play the 2002 album in full, complete with pinpoint-synched projections. The first date is Tuesday in Los Angeles and they’ll also play San Francisco, Portland, Seattle and Vancouver.
Metronomy released their new double album Metronomy Forever a couple weeks ago which is their best since 2011’s The English Riviera. They’ll be in NYC this weekend for a one-off show but will be back for a full North American tour in early 2020.
FKA twigs has once again expanded her tour, which now includes two Brooklyn shows.
Sturgill Simpson has announced a tour of intimate venues and proceeds will benefit the Special forces Foundation.
JIMMY EAT WORLD / PRONOUN
Jimmy Eat World announced a new album and a tour with Pronoun.
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