Here’s a roundup of recent tour news. Check the Tour Dates category for more.
THE OLD 97’S / CAITLIN ROSE
The Old 97’s will be celebrating their 30th anniversary in 2023 and have announced West Coast tour dates with Caitlin Rose, happening in March and April.
Back in 2013 The Walkmen went on “extreme hiatus,“ but frontman Hamilton Leithauser says “we’ve decided we’d like to play together again.“ So far they’ve announced two NYC reunion shows.
Dischord vets Black Eyes have announced reunion shows for 2023 and a new vinyl reissue of their classic self-titled debut LP.
FAKE NAMES (REFUSED, FUGAZI, MORE)
Punk supergroup Fake Names will return with a new album and a US tour in 2023.
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard recently wrapped up their 2022 North American tour, which included their biggest NYC show to date at Forest Hills Stadium. They’ve just announced they’ll be back in the US in June 2023 for a “residency tour” where they’ll play multiple shows at special venues around the country, including Tennessee’s subterranean The Caverns, Colorado’s Red Rocks, Chicago’s The Salt Shed, and more.
Marco Benevento has announced March tour dates, beginning at Jersey City’s White Eagle hall on 3/10 and from there hitting Philly, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Madison, WI. He’s also got dates this fall, including Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg on November 17. Head here for all dates.
Following his sold-out Madison Square Garden debut this week, Nigerian Afrobeats star Wizkid will return to North America in 2023 for a 20-date arena tour.
BLACK HERSTORY LIVE LINEUP
Afropunk and Lincoln Center have announced the lineup for the two day Black HERstory Live which happens February 24 & 25. Performing will be India Arie, Umi, Mereba, Celisse, Danielle Ponder, aja monet and Kimberly Nichole, plus Ebony Williams and Sarah Jones. More info is here.
Country singer Hailey Whitters will be heading out on her own tour before joining Shania Twain in May. Headline dates include Nashville, Denver, Las Vegas, Iowa City, and more.
CARLY RAE JEPSEN
Elvis Costello & The Imposters have announced a 2023 North American tour happening in late winter and hitting East Coast cities including DC, Charlottesville, Atlantic City, Montclair, Kingston, Port Chester and more.
Alt-metal band Spiritbox announced their first headlining North American tour which has them out with After the Burial and Intervals. The NYC show is at Irving Plaza on May 1. Head here for all dates.
RURAL ALBERTA ADVANTAGE / GEORGIA HARMER
The Rural Alberta Advantage will continue to support this year’s The Rise EP on tour in 2023, with stops in Chicago, St Louis, Boston, NYC (Bowery Ballroom on 3/23), Philly, DC, Detroit and more. Georgia Harmer opens all dates.
Graham Nash is finishing up work on his new studio album, titled Now, which will be out in spring of 2023. While details on that are still to come, he has announced that he’ll celebrate the 60th anniversary of his first single with The Hollies on the “Sixty Years of Songs and Stories” tour in 2023 that includes multi-night runs in Chicago, the DC area, NYC and more.
HIPPO CAMPUS / GUS DAPPERTON
Hippo Campus will be on a North American tour with Gus Dapperton next spring, including shows at Red Rocks, LA’s Greek Theatre, Chicago’s new venue The Salt Shed, and more. The tour wraps up in NYC at SummerStage in Central Park on June 3. Head here for all dates.
ROLLING LOUD CALIFORNIA 2023
Multi-city hip hop festival Rolling Loud has announced its 2023 California edition, happening March 3-5 at Hollywood Park Grounds (adjacent to SoFi Stadium) in Inglewood, CA. The lineup is headlined by Playboi Carti on Friday (3/3), Travis Scott on Saturday (3/4), and Future on Sunday (3/5). The whole lineup is here.
JOYCE MANOR / PUP
Joyce Manor recently announced that they’d kick off 2023 with a big Long Beach Arena show with PUP, Jeff Rosenstock, and Slaughterhouse on 1/7, and now Joyce Manor and PUP have revealed that they’ll keep the fun going with co-headlining tour in March that hits Austin, Denver, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, and more.
THE BAD ENDS (MEMBERS OF REM / FIVE EIGHT)
The Bad Ends, the Athens, GA group led by former Five-Eight frontman Mike Mantione and featuring Bill Berry on drums (his first band since leaving R.E.M.), release their debut album in January and have announced their first live shows.
RACKET (NEW NYC VENUE) INITIAL LINEUP
Bowery Presents is opening Racket in the old Highline Ballroom space in early 2023 and they’ve just announced the initial lineup of shows.
THE SALT SHED (NEW CHICAGO VENUE) INITIAL LINEUP
The Salt Shed, the new Chicago venue housed in the former Morton Salt Factory, got a soft open this year with a few outdoor shows but has now announced the initial lineup of shows for its indoor venue, including Iggy Pop, Fever Ray, The Flaming Lips, and more.
Shovels & Rope-curated South Carolina fest High Water Festival is returning for its fifth year in 2023, on April 15-16 at Riverfront Park in North Charleston. They’ve announced the 2023 lineup, which is headlined by Beck, Wilco, and Rainbow Kitten Surprise. Check out the full lineup.