After renovations and the pandemic, Irving Plaza is finally reopening this summer and their initial lineup of shows include Guided by Voices, Princess Nokia, City Morgue, The Black Dahlia Murder, The Lemonheads, and more.
“Songwriting sessions between bands can become complicated tinder dates with simultaneous multiple partners, but we're happy that everyone swiped right and turned a pretty lie into one of our most creative and fun songs,” the band says.
The longest continually running music festival in the world, Quebec City Summer Festival's 2019 lineup includes Blink-182, Mariah Carey, Slipknot, Alt-J, Chvrches, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Buddy Guy, U.S. Girls, Connan Mockasin, Leikeli47, Lil Pump, Rodrigo y Gabriela, and tons more.
SXSW has just announced another 100 or so additions to their lineup, including Andrew Bird, De La Soul, Open Mike Eagle, ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead, Charly Bliss, Rico Nasty, Tierra Whack, Lonnie Holley, Maliibu Miitch, Andrew WK, Har Mar Superstar, and more.
Arctic Monkeys, Jack White, The National, and Vampire Weekend all play different days, so if you were hoping to catch the big indie/alternative rock names and just go one or two days, that's kind of a bummer. St. Vincent the same day as Vampire Weekend is a nice touch though.