tours announced: Wild Nothing, Guerilla Toss, Ceremony, Crack Cloud, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Dreampop band Wild Nothing will be back on the East Coast in November for a short tour, hitting Atlanta, Athens, Asheville, Richmond, DC, Philly and Brooklyn (11/20 @ Elsewhere Hall). All dates are here and stream 2018’s Indigo below:
RHAPSODY (OPENING ON BIG K.R.I.T. TOUR)
Ceremony’s new album In the Spirit World, which finds them dabbling in Devo-style new wave, is out today and they celebrate with shows in San Francisco tonight at August Hall, and Saturday (8/24) in Los Angeles at The Regent. Both of those are with Pissed Jeans and Marissa Nadler. The band’s tour with Choir Boy and Glitterer then starts September 3 in Chicago and and wraps up in October with a few shows with Collapsing Scenery, including Ottawa, Montreal, and Toronto. All dates, including their 9/7 stop at Elsewhere in Brooklyn, are listed here.
DAVE MONKS (TOKYO POLICE CLUB)
After a few records on DFA, Guerilla Toss have returned to their old label, NNA Tapes (which was just acquired by Northern Spy Records) who will release their new EP, What Would The Odd Do?, this fall. Guerilla Toss will be on tour, staring September 7 at NYC’s Bowery Ballroom with Machine Girl and LEYA, with dates in Providence, Kingston, Buffalo, Toronto, Montreal, Burlington, Boston, and more, and then they’ll head West in October for dates in Portland, Vancouver, Denver, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Tucson, Albuquerque, Austin, and more. Head here for all dates.
JIM JAMES & TEDDY ABRAMS
My Morning Jacket’s Jim James collaborated with Teddy Abrams, composer, conductor, and music director of the Louisville Orchestra, on a song-cycle album about “politics, the natural order and the hopelessness of hatred.” They’ll also be performing it live with orchestras in select cities.
Crack Cloud are a mixed-media collective based out of Vancouver, BC who, musically, make scratchy, danceable rock influenced by late-’70s postpunk. They released their self-titled debut last year, and returned in 2019 with the “Pain Olympics” singles series, the most recent installment being “Crackin Up” (watch the video below). Crack Cloud will play L.A.’s “Substance” festival this fall and will tour the West Coast on the way to and from the festival, including stops in San Francisco and Oakland with Lust for Youth, plus Sacramento, Arcata, CA and Portland. They’re also on tour in Europe in September — all dates are here.
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Gibby Haynes played the 2019 edition of Catskills festival Meltasia earlier this month, where he did a Butthole Surfers set backed by kids from the Paul Green Rock Academy. They’re doing it again in Brooklyn in October.