tours announced: Thom Yorke, Converge, Christopher Cross, Flogging Molly, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Yacht Rock icon Christopher Cross is celebrating the 40th anniversary of his self-titled debut album (which includes “Ride Like the Wind” and “Sailing”) with an extensive tour. Dates kick off in Austin on April 1 and hits Dallas, Nashville, NYC (Town Hall on April 9), Atlantic City, Orlando and more. Lots more dates are still to be announced but you can check out Cross’ schedule here.
Thom Yorke has announced two more Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes shows to his spring tour around Coachella: Phoenix, AZ on April 13 and Sacramento, CA on April 14. Previously announced dates include three in NYC, plus shows in Chicago, Denver, Mexico City and more.
FURNACE FEST 2020
Furnace Fest down September 18-20 in Birmingham, AL and it’s got a pretty stacked lineup of hardcore/post-hardcore/etc, including Converge, Cave In, Boysetsfire, The Casket Lottery, Hot Water Music, Knocked Loose, Codeseven, Further Seems Forever, Hopesfall, SeeYouSpaceCowboy, Shai Hulud, With Honor, Zao, and more. Full lineup and tickets here.
Speaking of Converge, they continue to gradually announce 2020 shows, most of which are US festivals. In addition to Furnace Fest, they’re also playing United Blood, Decibel Philly, and Oblivion Access (fka Austin Terror Fest). All of their currently announced dates (including two in South America) here.
Flogging Molly were recently announced for Bonnaroo and they’ve now added another big show to their 2020 tour schedule: their own St. Patrick’s Day festival happening on St. Paddy’s Day proper (3/17) at the Hollywood Palladium on 3/17 with Mad Caddies, Street Dogs, “beer, food, games and much more.” More info on that fest here. All dates (including other West Coast shows with Mad Caddies and Street Dogs leading up to that fest) here.
BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME
Progressive metalcore vets Between the Buried and Me have announced a 20th anniversary tour that will see them playing two sets, a career-spanning set and a set where they’ll play 2009’s The Great Misdirect in full.
Brooklyn rapper and Mr. Robot star Young M.A announced a lengthy tour supporting her 2019 debut album Herstory In The Making.
Coldplay have yet to tour in support of their November double album Everyday Life; as frontman Chris Martin told BBC News, the band’s touring plans are on hold until they can figure out how to make the venture carbon neutral. They are playing a trio of shows in California this month, however.
1 TRAIT DANGER (CAR SEAT HEADREST)
Car Seat Headrest drummer Andrew Katz will be taking is comedic side project, 1 Trait Danger, on the road for a few East Coast shows in February.
MINISTRY / KMFDM / FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY
Ministry‘s classic album A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Taste just turned 30 and to celebrate, they’ll head out on the Industrial Strength Tour with KMFDM and Front Line Assembly.
POLARIS (FROM PETE & PETE)
Polaris, the band from The Adventures of Pete & Pete that features Mark Mulcahy, David McCaffre, and Scott Boutier, will be touring this year with spring dates in Boston, Philadelphia, NYC, and more, and summer dates in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Chicago and more.
Meg Remy’s new U.S. Girls album is out in March and she’ll tour this spring in support.
ANI DIFRANCO / JESCA HOOP
Ani DiFranco will be on tour in February and will have Jesca Hoop out with her. The tour starts 2/7 in Breckenridge CO and includes more Colorado shows in Fort Collins and Steamboat Springs, plus shows in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Tucson, Santa Ana, Eugene, OR and more. Head here for all dates.
Wilsen will release new album Ruiner on February 21 and they’ll also be out on tour with Polica in March. Before that they’ll be in NYC to celebrate the new album at The Dance on 2/21 with Lightning Bug. That’s a free show (RSVP) and all dates are here.
NYHC vets Murphy’s Law have a handful of shows coming up, including St. Patrick’s Day in NYC and the Jimmy G Birthday Bash Rocks Off Cruise.
Holy Fuck‘s new album Deleter is out this Friday, and features appearances from Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor and Pond’s Nicholas Allbrook; check out the singles featuring both of them below. They’ve also just announced more dates to their 2020 tour,
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