Tour news: Melvins, BIA, Megadeth, Eyehategod, J. Balvin, Spiritual Cramp, Vandoliers, more
Here's a roundup of recent tour news. Check the Tour Dates category for more.
Melvins and Helms Alee have announced the Electric Roach Tour that also has Harsh Mellow on the bill. The tour kicks off June 15 in Long Beach and includes shows in New Orleans, Birmingham, Richmond, Detroit, Fargo, Portland, Berkeley and more. Head here for all dates.
BIA ADDED TO RUSS TOUR
"Whole Lotta Money" rapper BIA, who just released a new song featuring J. Cole, has been added to a few dates on Russ' upcoming tour, including L.A., Houston, Austin, NYC (5/25 at Radio City Music Hall), Boston, Charlotte and Miami. All dates are here.
J BALVIN POSTPONES TOUR
J Balvin has announced he's postponing his upcoming tour. "Throughout the past year, we have been working tirelessly to bring you an exciting and immersive Jose Tour USA experience where everyone feels welcome to the party," he wrote on Instagram. "Covid has caused some unforeseen production challenges, and I wouldn’t be able to keep my promise of giving you the absolute best show possible. Because I believe you deserve that, I’ve made the difficult decisions to reschedule the tour. All the details are still being worked through with my incredible team, but we’ll be getting you the new dates within the next few weeks and honoring your tickets. I’m continuously in awe of all your love and support and I can’t wait to see you on the road where we will celebrate together and keep the good vibes rolling."
INDIGO DE SOUZA
Indigo De Souza has been on the road supporting her excellent 2021 album ’Any Shape You Take,’ and she’s added a new leg of fall dates surrounding Firefly Festival
NORTHLANE / SILENT PLANET / AVOID
Silent Planet and AVOID, two of the most exciting metalcore/post-hardcore bands at the moment, recently teamed up to open Fit For A King's tour, and now they'll be on the road together again, this time opening for Australian alt-metal band Northlane. All dates and tickets (including NYC's Irving Plaza on July 31) here.
After two years off due to the pandemic, Pickathon is back on August 4-7 at Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, OR. They've just shared the lineup.
END OF THE ROAD
UK festival End of the Road festival happens September 1-4 in in Larmer Tree Gardens, Dorset/Wiltshire and they've added a few more artists, including Soccer Mommy, Battles and Ross From Friends. This year's headliners are Pixies, Fleet Foxes, Bright Eyes and Khruangbin and the whole lineup is here.
MEGADETH and THE HU opening for FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH
Five Finger Death Punch announced a new tour and among the support acts are thrash legends Megadeth and Mongolian folk metal greats The Hu. Dates include NYC-area stops at Jones beach on September 12 and PNC Bank Arts Center on September 14. Head here for all dates.
BUILT TO SPILL
Indie rock icons Built to Spill just announced their first album for Sub Pop, and have expanded their already busy 2022 tour schedule.
JASON ISBELL & 400 UNIT
Jason Isbell added a few new NYC-area shows to his ongoing tour with the 400 Unit.
Tim Heidecker just announced a new album and an extensive tour that will combine standup with a set with his live band.
Eyehategod's spring tour with BAT and Come to Grief starts late this month. The Brooklyn Stop at Saint Vitus on May 4 sold out so they've added a second show the day before (May 4), with the same lineup that also includes Escuela Grind.
FRANTIC CITY FEST
BLACK AND BLUE 2022
Spiritual Cramp start their tour with Angel Du$t and Webbed Wing this week and have added a couple more shows including Louisville on Friday (4/15) that will now kick off the tour,and a Brooklyn show at The Broadway on April 25 with Moral Panic (no Angel Du$t and Webbed Wing). Head here for all dates.
Hop Along have announced a summer tour that has them out on the East Coast in the second half of July and surrounds their appearance at SummerStage at Central Park on 7/21 with Lucy Dacus.
VANDOLIERS / SAM MORROW
Dallas country punks Vandoliers are gearing up to begin a tour with support from LA country rocker Sam Morrow, and that tour hits NYC this month on April 25 at Knitting Factory. All dates here. Watch the video for their latest single, last year's "Every Saturday Night," here:
CHUBBY AND THE GANG
UK band Chubby and the Gang will support last year's ’The Mutt's Nuts’ with a short US tour this summer. Dates begin at Pitchfork Fest in Chicago.
BRIC CELEBRATE BROOKLYN! FEST
While Celebrate Brooklyn! hasn't announced its full 2022 lineup of free shows, they did announce that this year's opening show will be Kamasi Washington.
Horror/punk/rap duo City Morgue have announced summer tour dates that hit Los Angeles, Miami (Rolling Loud), Baltimore, NYC, Indianapolis, Cleveland, St Louis, Jacksonville, and more