Tour News: Ann Wilson (Heart), Tank and the Bangas, The Crystal Method, Blxst, more
With COVID cases on the decline and vaccination rates on the rise, tours and festivals are being announced and happening again. Head here for more coronavirus-related news and check the Tour Dates category for more tour-related news.
THE CRYSTAL METHOD
American big beat pioneers The Crystal Method will return to the road this fall on their "Trip Out Tour," which runs from September through December, including stops in Salt Lake City, Chicago, Denver, New Orleans, Atlanta, Charlotte, Cambridge, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Baltimore, NYC (Le Poisson Rouge on November 13), Seattle, Portland, and more. See all dates here.
Los Angeles rapper Blxst recently announced the No Love Lost Tour, in support of his debut album, in September and October. He's now added more dates, including second nights in Oakland, West Hollywood, and Brooklyn (October 1 at Music Hall of Williamsburg). See his updated dates here.
Kate Davis followed her 2019 album Trophy with Strange Boy, a full album cover of Daniel Johnston's Retired Boxer, earlier this year. Now that live music is returning, she's announced a show, happening in Brooklyn at Elsewhere Rooftop on August 16 (tickets). She's promising "songs from Trophy, Strange Boy, and MORE."
INDIGO DE SOUZA
North Carolina singer/songwriter Indigo De Souza recently announced a tour supporting her sophomore album and first for Saddle Creek, Any Shape You Take. She's since added an additional NYC show, happening at Baby's All Right on September 25 (tickets. See her updated dates here.
ANN WILSON (of HEART)
Powerhouse Heart vocalist Ann Wilson released a five-song EP, Sawheat 8, earlier this month, and she'll play some live shows in August, happening in Alexandria (VA), Annapolis, Albany, Hampton Beach (NH), Atlantic City (Sound Waves at Hard Rock on August 20), and NYC (City Winery on August 23 and 24). See all dates here.
TANK AND THE BANGAS
New Orleans funk/soul band Tank and the Bangas are returning to the road later this summer. They've announced a US tour beginning in August and hitting New Orleans, Indianapolis, Brooklyn (September 17 at Brooklyn Bowl), Asbury Park (Sea.Hear.Now), Columbus, Ann Arbor, Little Rock, Wichita and more. Tickets go on sale June 30, and you can see all dates here. Before those shows start, the band's Tarriona "Tank" Ball is on a book tour for her first book of poetry, Vulnerable AF.
PUDDLES PITY PARTY
Crying-on-the-inside clown Puddles Pity Party is bringing his "UNsequestered Show" to the road in December and January, with dates in Red Bank, NYC (Gramercy Theatre on December 9), Albany, Boston, Tarrytown (Tarrytown Music Hall on December 16), Providence, Charlottesville, Orlando, and more. Tickets go on sale Friday, 6/25, and you can see all dates here.
JOE RUSSO'S ALMOST DEAD
In addition to their sets at Lockn', The Peach Music Festival, and New Haven, CT's Westville Music Bowl, Joe Russo's Almost Dead have announced rescheduled tour dates through the fall, including stops in Cleveland, Baltimore, Boston, St Louis, Montclair (October 7, 8, and 9 at Wellmont Theater), New Orleans, Los Angeles, and more. See all dates here.
WE WERE PROMISED JETPACKS
Thurston Moore has a short September tour lined up, including shows in NYC, Chicago, St. Paul, and Milwaukee. See all dates here.
MESHUGGAH / CONVERGE / TORCHE
Meshuggah joins forces with Converge and Torche for a US tour in February and March of 2022. See all dates here.
RETURN TO THE ORIGIN OF LOVE
John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask have announced more of their "Return to the Origin of Love" shows, celebrating Hedwig and the Angry Inch, for December of 2021. See all dates here.
Australian rapper Tkay Maidza celebrates her anticipated new EP, Last Year Was Weird, Vol. 3, with shows in Brooklyn and Los Angeles in September, along with a couple of festival dates. See all dates here.
ANTHONY GREEN (of CIRCA SURVIVE)
Circa Survive are out on their Blue Sky Noise tour in January and February of 2022, and before that Anthony Green announced a solo show in Asbury Park, on July 10 at House of Independents. See all dates here.
The full Cave In will finally return to the stage soon, playing Alabama's Furnace Fest in September and a two-night stand in Brooklyn in December. See all dates here.