tours announced: Com Truise, that dog., Sisters of Mercy, Mika, PnB Rock, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
A$AP Ant may not be as popular as Rocky or Ferg but he's been a key A$AP Mob member as of late, and he's taking his own show on the road with the Global Distortion Tour. There's a hometown NYC show on July 31 at Mercury Lounge. All dates here.
Afro-fusion artist Burna Boy releases his new album African Giant on July 26 via Atlantic, and he'll support it on a tour that hits Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, San Diego, LA, Denver, Chicago, Atlanta, Philly, DC, San Francisco, and more. Before the tour, he plays a free BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival show in Prospect Park with Sampa the Great. He also plays Coney Island's Interswitch One Africa Music Fest on 8/10 with Wyclef Jean and more. All dates here.
Seattle trio Dude York release their new album Falling at the end of the month and they've just expanded their North American tour, including headline dates before they hit the road with Bleached. Those include a NYC show at Mercury Lounge on September 20. Head here for all dates and check out new single "Should've" below.
Electronic producer Com Truise will be on tour this fall, with dates kicking off at NJ's Asbury Lanes on 9/17 and hitting Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Cleveland, Columbus, Iowa City, Fargo, Calgary, Portland, Boise, Kansas City, and lots more cities. All dates are here and you can listen to this year's Persuasion System below:
Saintseneca announced a fall tour that begins September 17 in Washington, DC and then heads to Philly, Brooklyn (9/19 @ Baby's All Right), Portsmouth, Boston, Lexington, KY, Denver, Boise, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Head here for all dates and the band say more Midwest and West Coast shows will be announced soon.
SHELLSHAG / LUNG
Long-running DIY duo Shellshag's live show is always worth seeing, so it's good news that they're doing a lengthy tour this summer. They're touring with dark Cincinnati duo Lung and hitting Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, Kingston, Hamden, Portsmouth, Boston, Worcester, Asbury Park, Brooklyn, Philly, DC, Nashville, Louisville, and much more. All dates here.
Little Rock, Arkansas rapper Kari Faux released her very solid Cry 4 Help EP earlier this year, and while she doesn't have a tour announced at the moment, she has two Brooklyn shows scheduled: Villain on Wednesday (7/10) and Afropunk in August.
Jonah Matranga (of Far, New End Original, onelinedrawing, etc) continues to stay very busy and will he touring this summer, including shows in San Francisco, Philly, NYC (8/30 at Mercury Lounge), Cambridge, Chicago, Baltimore, and more. All dates here.
TINY MOVING PARTS
Mathy emo/pop punk band Tiny Moving Parts are releasing their new album breathe on September 13 via Hopeless Records and also going on a tour. All dates and tickets here. It follows their tour from earlier this year, where the band donated proceeds to Peace Over Violence, RAINN, and the Joyful Heart Foundation after singer/guitarist Dylan Mattheisen issued a public apology for a sexual misconduct allegation.
Rapper/singer PnB Rock has announced the 'TrapStar Turnt PopStar Tour' (apt title), which includes a few NYC-area shows and also hits LA, San Francisco, Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Austin, Atlanta, and more. All dates and tickets here.
THE SISTERS OF MERCY
Basically just a touring band since 1996 with frontman Andrew Eldritch as the only original member, goth rock legends The Sisters of Mercy are still at it. They recently played Hellfest in France (watch video below), and have a packed summer and fall ahead. They've got lots of European dates, and they'll visit Australia and New Zealand, as well as South America. Still no U.S. dates (it's been like 10 years), but they do come as close as Mexico. All dates at their site.
SUPERCHUNK FOOLISH ACOUSTIC MINI-TOUR
Superchunk are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their album Foolish with a few East Coast shows where they'll play the album in full acoustically.
THAT DOG (L.A. SHOWS WITH GRAHAM COXON)
that dog. are reissuing their 1994 self-titled debut digitally for its 25th anniversary which features a remastered version of the original album plus four bonus tracks. To celebrate, they'll be playing the album in full at L.A.'s The Smell on July 13 with Blur guitarist Graham Coxon opening. There are 6 PM (sold out) and a 10 PM (tickets) sets.
Mika, who had a hit in 2009 with the Queen-esque "Grace Kelly," will release new album My Name is Michael Holbrook in October and you can check out the first single "Ice Cream" below. Mika has also announced a North American tour which kicks off September 13 at Brooklyn Steel and then heads to Montreal, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Mexico City. Mika's got international dates as well -- head here for all stops.
THE JAPANESE HOUSE
English indie pop artist The Japanese House (aka Amber Bain) toured North America this past spring and will be heading back for dates this fall beginning at Austin City Limits Fest. From there the tour includes stops in Tucson, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vegas, Salt Lake City, Chicago, Toronto, Brooklyn (11/1 @ Warsaw), Pittsburgh and more.
KEVIN MCDONALD (KIDS IN THE HALL)
Kevin McDonald of Kids in the Hall will be bringing a new show, titled ‘ALIVE on 42nd Street’ to just off Broadway for eight shows in August.
SLAYER / PRIMUS / MINISTRY / PHIL ANSELMO (playing PANTERA)
INTER ARMA / CREEPING DEATH
Inter Arma will continue to support their great new album Sulphur English with a late summer tour opened by Creeping Death.
ORANSSI PAZUZU / INSECT ARK
Finnish psychedelic metal band Oranssi Pazuzu are going on their first-ever North American tour with support from Insect Ark.
KYLE DIXON & MICHAEL STEIN PERFORMING THE MUSIC OF 'STRANGER THINGS'
Stranger Things season three is out now, and Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein will be performing the score live this summer and fall.
MAX BEMIS / PERMA / MUSEUM MOUTH
Max Bemis is retiring the Say Anything moniker but he's not done making music. He's doing a tour this year that will have him playing solo and with Perma (his project with his wife Sherri DuPree-Bemis), and Museum Mouth (fronted by Say Anything collaborator Karl Kuehn) will open.
Beast Coast — the NYC rap supergroup featuring Flatbush Zombies, The Underachievers, Joey Bada$$ and other Pro Era members -- have added a second hometown show to their tour.
Alt-pop trio Joseph announced a new album for ATO and a tour.