tours announced: Wu-Tang Clan, Rafiq Bhatia, Peter Frampton, Shana Cleveland, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
WU-TANG CLAN / ERIC B & RAKIM / DE LA SOUL / THE PHARCYDE
Wu-Tang Clan just played several sold-out shows celebrating the 25th anniversary of Enter The Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers (including ones in NYC) and they’ve just announced another, happening at Mountain View, CA’s Shoreline Amphitheatre on 6/22, with some very exciting guests: Eric B & Rakim, De La Soul, The Pharcyde, and more TBA. Tickets for this show go on sale next Friday (3/1) at noon PST. Wu-Tang will also be playing with De La Soul in Europe as part of the upcoming “Gods of Rap” tour with Public Enemy, which has now been expanded to cities including Dublin, Amsterdam, Paris, Berlin, and lots more (no other North American shows yet). All upcoming Wu-Tang dates can be found here.
SHANA CLEVELAND (LA LUZ) opening for THE MOUNTAIN GOATS
La Luz singer/guitarist Shana Cleveland recently announced her newest solo LP Night of the Worm Moon, out April 5 via Hardly Art, along with a bunch of US tour dates behind the album. After some upcoming La Luz shows in Chicago and Grand Rapids next month, Shana kicks off her solo tour with a San Francisco record release show in April, before hitting Western cities like Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, Denver, Boise, Salt Lake City, and more. Afterwards, she’ll be opening for The Mountain Goats on their upcoming spring tour, including their NYC-area shows at Brooklyn Steel on 4/30 (sold out) and Jersey City, NJ’s White Eagle Hall on 5/1. All dates are listed here, and you can watch Shana’s new, psychedelic video for “Don’t Let Me Sleep” below.
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Rafiq Bhatia is playing Knoxville’s Big Ears festival in March and has now scheduled a short tour around that appearance. Dates kick off March 1 in Boston and include stops in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Oberlin, OH, Toledo, Indianapolis, and New York (March 15 @ The Kitchen). He’ll also play Wilco’s Solid Sound festival in June. Along with the announcement, Rafiq has shared a rework of “Breaking English” with vocals from Sam Dew. Listen to that below and all dates are here.
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Classic rock vet Peter Frampton has announced what he’s saying is his last tour ever, appropriately titled “Finale – The Farewell Tour,” which begins in early June and runs through mid October. Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening band will open on most dates, with Peter’s son Julian Frampton opening the tour’s West Coast leg. There’s an NYC show at Madison Square Garden on 9/13, with other stops in Washington D.C., Albany, Los Angeles, Dallas, Nashville, Miami, San Francisco, Seattle, and tons more. Tickets go on sale next Friday (3/1), with presales beginning Tuesday (2/26). Check here for the full list of dates.
SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS
North Carolina’s SCOTS will be bringing their unique blend of rockabilly, surf rock, and country on the road this spring, which includes multi-night runs in Houston and Austin in April, and further stops in Greensboro, Charlotte, Durham, Richmond, Washington D.C., and many others, before a final show at Jersey City, NJ’s White Eagle Hall on 6/1. Head here for all upcoming dates.
Ty Segall & White Fence’s North American tour begins tonight with a sold-out show at Chicago’s Empty Bottle (with Axis Sova) and makes its way East, including a sold-out Brooklyn date at Warsaw on 3/1, and further stops in Cleveland, Columbus, Philly, and Cambridge. Ty plays some shows with The C.I.A., his collaboration with his wife, in Queens (Trans-Pecos on 3/6) and Chicago. Ty will also be appearing at Columbus’ Melted Festival this weekend (2/24), and Coachella in April. All Ty Segall dates can be found here.
Robyn’s North American tour leg supporting last year’s excellent Honey (which was one of our favorite albums of 2018) kicks off with a show at LA’s Hollywood Palladium tonight (2/22), and she’ll be playing tons of cities afterwards, including NYC’s Madison Square Garden on 3/8 (some seats are still available), and other stops in Oakland, CA, Vancouver, Seattle, St. Paul, Chicago, and more. All upcoming dates can be found here.
New Delhi singer/songwriter Prateek Kuhad released an EP, cold/mess last year, and he’s headed to North America on tour in support of it this spring. He appears at SXSW in March and stays on the road through April, stopping in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Montreal, Denver, Chicago, and more. He stops in NYC for three shows, a sold out show at Rough Trade on April 6, and early and late shows at Mercury Lounge on April 8. The early show is sold out, but tickets for the late show are on sale now. See all of Prateek’s upcoming tour dates here.
HOT SNAKES / MANNEQUIN PUSSY
BUILT TO SPILL
Built to Spill revealed 2019 tour dates in celebration of the 20th anniversary of their seminal LP Keep It Like A Secret, including two NYC dates at the soon-to-reopen Webster Hall later this year. Let’s hope those are part of a full fall tour.
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