The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Singer-songwriter Bedouine just dropped her terrific second album, Bird Songs of a Killjoy, and played release shows in NYC and L.A. Her fall tour starts in October and includes shows in Chicago, Toronto, Montreal, DC, Philly, Richmond and more. She's just added a few more end-of-the-year shows, including Portland, L.A. and NYC (Le Poisson Rouge on December 6). Head here for all dates.
KRAYZIE BONE (of BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY)
Not only are Bone Thugs-N-Harmony playing shows this year, including Gathering of the Juggalos, a Brooklyn show, and more, group member Krayzie Bone is doing some gigs of his own as well. He's got at least two Germany shows, and a NYC show at Market Hotel on September 2. No word yet if he plans to add more, but stay tuned. All Bone Thugs dates here. Meanwhile, he just put out a new video for "No Love At All" off The Fixtape Vol.5: Injection.
Veteran Kentucky alt-rap group Nappy Roots haven't released a new album in a few years, but they're heading out on a tour and certain shows are billed as "Catch Nappy Roots performing all their hits and underground classics," so it sounds like you can expect career-spanning sets. The tour includes Knitting Factory Brooklyn on August 13. All dates here.
UK Industrial icons Test Dept. will be in the U.S. in September for the NYC, Chicago and L.A. editions of the 2019 Cold Waves festival, and have added some other dates around them. They'll also play San Francisco, Phoenix, Seattle and Baltimore. All dates are here. The band also just released their 15th album, Disturbance, and you can stream that below.
HEATHER WOODS BRODERICK
Heather Woods Broderick, who mixes folk, classical piano, indie pop, ambient music, and more on her new album Invitation will be on tour in the UK this August, with stints supporting collaborator Sharon Van Etten and William Tyler. She's also got a Brooklyn show this fall, opening for The Building at Elsewhere Zone One on November 24. All dates are here.
Premier Pink Floyd tribute act Brit Floyd have been celebrating 40 years of The Wall on the road this year, complete with a huge light show for a full spectacle. They have a run of CA shows coming up in June and July, including stops at Irvine's Five Point Amphitheater (tickets) and San Francisco's The Warfield, and after that their tour continues throughout the US, hitting the East Coast in late July and early August for shows at Atlantic City's Music Box at Borgata, Buffalo's Shea's Performing Arts Center, and more. See all of their upcoming dates here.
Yonkers deathgrind vets Mortician turned 30 this year, and they're celebrating with anniversary shows on the East Coast. So far they've announced two: Brooklyn's Saint Vitus on November 15 with Funerus, Sacrificial Blood, and Sick Bay; and Philly's Voltage Lounge on November 16 with Malignancy, Limbsplitter, Chained to the Dead, and Hog Slammer. They're also making their first California appearance since 2004 at California Deathfest in July (which is a West Coast exclusive).
Savannah, Georgia rapper Quando Rondo released his new album From the Neighborhood to the Stage this past May on Never Broke Again/Atlantic (featuring Shy Glizzy, BlocBoy JB, Polo G, and others), and he'll support the album on tour this summer and fall. All dates (including Knitting Factory Brooklyn on 9/9) and tickets here.
Brooklyn's Claud, who recently released new single "Wish You Were Gay," are going on on their first U.S. headlining tour this fall, hitting San Francisco, Los Angeles, DC, Brooklyn (10/25 @ Rough Trade), Boston and Chicago. All dates are here.
CALEB GILES / PINK SIIFU
Not a tour, but rapper Caleb Giles (who also plays sax in Standing on the Corner) is releasing his new album Under the Shade soon and celebrating with a NYC one-off on July 10 at Baby's All Right with Pink Siifu (who's on Caleb's new song), Syl, and a DJ set by Ted Kamal. Shortly afterwards, Standing on the Corner play Pitchfork Festival.
UK anarcho-punk vets Subhumans announced their first album in 12 years and they'll tour North America surrounding its release.
OBITUARY / ABBATH / MIDNIGHT / DEVIL MASTER
This sick four band bill will trek across North America this fall.
Kindness will support their new album Something Like a War with a fall tour and stops include Toronto, DC, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Chicago, Minneapolis, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Holy guacamole! Theatrical ska-punk vets The Aquabats are going on tour.
Peter Murphy has added a second Bowie tribute night to his upcoming residency at NYC's Le Poisson Rouge where he'll be playing his entire solo catalog in full, plus a greatest hits night and a Bauhaus night.
Browse our Tour Dates category for even more tours you may have missed.