tours announced: Bjork, Loving, D.O.A., Graham Parker, The Buttertones, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Bjork has announced a European tour featuring “acoustic string arrangements of her work so far." Dates, which are all in July, include Moscow, Helsinki, Berlin, Paris and UK festival Bluedot. Let's hope she brings it to North America. Here are the dates:
07/02 – Moscow, RU @ Crocus Music Hall
07/06 – Helsinki, FI @ Hartwall Arena
07/09 – Berlin, DE @ Waldbühne Open Air
07/17 – Paris, FR @ Siene Musicale
07/20 – Paris, FR @ Siene Musicale
07/26 – Cheshire, UK @ Bluedot Festival
LA soul/garage/surf/postpunk act The Buttertones will release new album Jazzhound on April 10 via Innovative Leisure. You can check out the title track below. The band will be on tour this spring, and most dates are with Iguana Death Cult. The tour kicks off 4/11 in Burlington, VT and stops include Philly, Boston, Atlanta, Nashville, Cleveland, Brooklyn (Music Hall of Williamsburg on 4/20), Toronto, Milwaukee, Chicago, Minneapolis, Seattle, Portland, San Diego, Las Vegas, Austin, Denver, LA and more. Head here for all dates.
CAR SEAT HEADREST
Car Seat Headrest have announced new album Making A Door Less Open which will be released May 1 via Matador and is their first album of all-new material in four years. In support they'll be on an extensive tour, some of which is with Chicago's Twin Peaks.
BUILT TO SPILL
Built to Spill have most of their 2020 spoken for, with spring tour dates in the Southwest and West Coast, and a just-announced tour for just about everywhere else this summer. These dates feature an all-new lineup of the band with frontman Doug Martsch backed by bassist Melanie Radford (of Boise band Marshall Poole) and drummer Teresa Esguerra (of Prism Bitch who opened for BtS on tour last year).
Victoria, BC indie soft rockers Loving have announced a tour supporting their recently-released album If I Am Only My Thoughts (Last Gang Records), which hits various cites all across the US and Canada. All dates (including Brooklyn's Market Hotel on 5/20) here.
D.O.A. w/ DEAD KENNEDYS & more
Vancouver punk vets D.O.A. (still led by Joey Shithead Keithley) are taking on the current political climate with their upcoming 18th album Treason (which includes an updated version of their anti-Reagan song "Fucked Up Ronnie" called "Fucked Up Donald"), due March 15 via Sudden Death Records, and they're also touring, including dates opening for Dead Kennedys (whose current lineup includes classic members East Bay Ray, D.H. Peligro, and Klaus Flouride, with vocalist Ron "Skip" Greer who joined in 2008). The DK/DOA run hits Norfolk, DC, Philly, Boston, Brooklyn (BK Bowl on 3/15), and more. All dates here.
TOWER OF POWER
Iconic horn-powered soul/funk/rock group Tower of Power are on tour this spring and summer, including. show at Red Rocks (opening for String Cheese Incident), and two nights at NYC's Sony Hall on August 18 and 19. All dates are here.
NORAH JONES / MAVIS STAPLES
UK pub rock survivor and great singer songwriter Graham Parker is heading out on a US solo tour this spring, includes dates in Minneapolis, Chicago, Kalamazoo, San Francisco, NYC (City Winery on May 19 & 20) and more. Head here for the full tour rundown.
TIGERS JAW / GLADIE
Tigers Jaw are doing a spring tour with support from Cayetana offshoot Gladie, whose debut album comes out this week.
ORVILLE PECK (opening for HARRY STYLES and more)
Not only is Harry Styles taking Jenny Lewis on a tour that includes three NYC shows, he's doing a two-night stand at MSG for Halloween with support from Orville Peck. Orville also plays the MoMA Armory Party on March 4, Stagecoach, Coachella, and more.
Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon will support her first-ever solo album on her first-ever headlining solo tour this year.
Gothy, soulful post-punks Algiers dropped their new album There is No Year back in January and have been on tour ever since; they’re currently in Italy making their way through Europe. They’ll be in North America starting March 11 in Philadelphia for dates that wrap up with two Brooklyn shows in April at Saint Vitus.
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