tours announced: D.R.I., Kaki King/Treya Lam, Suede, Courtney Barnett, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Courtney Barnett's highly anticipated new album Tell Me How You Really Feel comes out in two weeks (5/18), and Courtney's got tons of tour dates coming up in support of it, including a sold-out NYC show on 5/19 at MHOW and a much bigger NYC show on 7/25 in Prospect Park with the awesome bill of Julien Baker and Vagabon. She's also got a sold-out LA show on 5/10, and she now added another "secret" LA show happening 5/9, which is for the radio station KCRW. The only way to get in is to win tickets. Good luck! All of her dates are listed HERE.
Busy with three albums this year, including his self-titled solo album that is streaming now a week ahead of its release, Mark Kozelek has shows coming up, including a few Sun Kil Mon dates in Europe and a fall North American tour.
Britpop survivors Suede will release new album, The Blue Hour, which will be their eighth album and will be out September 21. The band worked with Alan Moulder and while no music has been released yet you can watch an album trailer below. The band will touring the UK and Europe this fall with support from The Horrors and Gwenno. Those dates are here. Apart from Coachella appearances, Suede (known to some on this side of the pond as The London Suede) haven't toured North America post-reformation at the start of this decade. The Horrors will be touring North America, however.
STEEP CANYON RANGERS (W/ STEVE MARTIN & MARTIN SHORT)
Bluegrass band Steep Canyon Rangers are currently in NYC this weekend, playing sold-out Beacon Theatre shows with ramblin' man Steve Martin and Martin Short, and then they headline Bowery Ballroom on Sunday (5/6). Their tour continues through the fall, with most of those shows being with Steve and Martin. All dates and ticket links, here.
Crossover pioneers D.R.I. remain very active on the road, and they currently have tons of international tour dates scheduled from this month through early December. Among those many dates is a NYC show on September 13 at Brooklyn Bazaar with Kaustik. All dates HERE. In 2016, D.R.I. released the But Wait...There's More! EP, their first release since 1995. Listen:
Cali rap crew Shoreline Mafia just signed to a major and re-released their 2017 debut project, and they'll begin a tour next week.
With his new album, Universalists, out today, Onetime Monotonix frontman Yonatan Gat kicks off a North American tour on Saturday (5/5) with a NYC release show at Le Poisson Rouge that also has Eastern Medicine Singers and William Parker on the bill (tickets). His tour hits both coasts and Canada as well. All dates and tickets here. If you've never seen Yonatan live, he and his band play improvisational shows, often setting up on the floor and not the stage. It's a little in your face... in a good way,
Nigerian afro-fusion artist Burna Boy, who's collaborated with Drake, Lily Allen, and others, is touring the U.S. soon in support of his recently-released album Outside.
KAKI KING / TREYA LAM
Guitar great Kaki King is now also trying her hand and producing and running a record label. The label is called Short Stuff Records, and the first artist Kaki is working with is Treya Lam, who's releasing her Kaki King-produced Good News on the label on June 8. The two are also playing some shows together, including a release show at Joe's Pub on 6/7 and a performance at a free BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival show in Prospect Park on on 7/28 before a screening of Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind. All Kaki King dates HERE. Listen to "Magic" from Treya Lam's upcoming album:
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