tours announced: Felice Bros, Mulatto, Wreckles Eric/Flamin’ Groovies, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
FLAMIN' GROOVIES / WRECKLESS ERIC
San Francisco-based power pop legends Flamin' Groovies have announced a US "Trick or Treat" tour happening around Halloween, with some pretty cool openers on select dates, including Wreckless Eric, Richard Lloyd, Tiger Bomb, The Figgs, and several others. Their tour begins in Northampton, before two NYC shows at The Cutting Room on 10/26 and 10/27 (night one with Wreckless Eric, night two with Walter Lure and the Waldos), and other stops in Washington D.C., New Haven, Baltimore, Philly, and others. Head here for all dates with respective openers. Wreckless Eric also has other upcoming dates, listed here.
Atlanta rapper Mulatto, known to some as the winner of Lifetime's The Rap Game during its first season, has been on the rise and she dropped several promising singles throughout 2019. She'll bring those songs and more on tour throughout the fall, including a NYC show at S.O.B.'s on 9/28, and other stops in Atlanta, Houston, Washington D.C., and Baltimore. Check here for all upcoming dates, and watch her video for recent banger "Bitch From Da Souf" below.
THE FELICE BROTHERS
New York folk band The Felice Brothers, whose latest LP Undress dropped earlier this year, have several upcoming tour dates extending into early 2020. This winter, the band will play a brief run of US shows before heading over to Europe, including a pair of NYC-area shows: first at Long Island's R.J. Daniels on 12/18, as part of the Tommy Brull Foundation's "Shine A Light" benefit concert series (which they've played before), before a Brooklyn stop at Brooklyn Bowl on 1/4. Other US dates include East Aurora, NY's Borderland Music and Arts Festival tomorrow night (9/21), and Woodstock, NY's Colony on 1/3. All dates can be found here.
KINDNESS (BROOKLYN SHOW RELOCATED)
Kindness will be on tour this fall in support of new album Something Like a War which came out earlier this month. Dates kick off October 30 in Toronto and include stops in DC, Philly, Brooklyn, Chicago, Minneapolis, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles. The Brooklyn stop was originally November 6 at Elsewhere Hall but has changed both date and location: now November 5 at Music Hall of Williamsburg (tickets). Listen to Something Like a War here:
PHISH MSG AFTERPARTIES (RYLEY WALKER, JOHN MEDESKI, MORE)
Phish are playing a four-night New Years run at Madison Square Garden on December 28-31 and those who want to keep the fun going, there are a few official afterparties. On 12/28 you can catch Medeski, Martin, Metzger & Cline at Sony Hall, Pink Talking Fish at Gramercy Theatre or The New Motif at Rockwood Music Hall; on 12/29 Pink Talking Fish is again at Gramercy Theatre; on 12/30 Ryley Walker and Chris Forsyth at Le Poisson Rouge; and right after the Ball drops on 2020 you can head to Gramercy Theatre for The New Mastersounds. Head here for tickets and more info.
DEAD & COMPANY
Dead & Company have been rolling out dates on their Fall Fun Run tour a little at a time, announcing shows in NYC, Hampton VA, and Uniondale. Now they’ve expanded that tour to the West Coast, where they’ll head in December.
Lebanese band Mashrou' Leila blend upbeat, electronic textures with lyrics that have in the past been deemed "controversial" for discussing LGBT issues and politics in a region where freedom of speech is more limited (their lyrical content has gotten them pulled from festivals in the country before). The band will kick off a brief North American tour starting this week in Hanover, before other dates in Los Angeles, Montreal, Cambridge, Washington D.C., Toronto, and more. As previously announced, the band are also scheduled to play the two-day "Get Lost" party at Queens' Knockdown Center on 10/11. View all dates here, and watch the band's video for "Radio Romance" below.
Brooklyn indie/emo duo Caravela (mem Moving Mountains) are heading to The Fest for the second year in a row, and touring with Wet Leather around that fest, ending with a hometown show on 11/10 at Baby's All Right. All dates here.
STREET SECTS / FIRE-TOOLZ / ELIZABETH COLOUR WHEEL / METH.
Austin industrial punks Street Sects have announced their first-ever North American headlining tour with some very cool support acts varying by date.
Long-running riff rockers Clutch have announced their annual US holiday shows, beginning in Cincinnati on 12/27 and then hitting Asheville (with Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown), DC, and NJ, before ending in Philly on New Year’s Eve.
STEVE EARLE'S JOHN HENRY'S FRIENDS BENEFIT CONCERT
Steve Earle and City Winery will host the fifth annual John Henry’s Friends benefit concert, which raises money for children diagnosed with autism, on December 17 at Town Hall in NYC with Jason Isbell, Amanda Shires, The Mastersons, and Josh Ritter. More info here.
Velvet Negroni, whose debut album just came out via 4AD and who just wrapped up a tour with Tame Impala, has announced fall tour dates, hitting Chicago, Toronto, Pittsburgh, Brooklyn (Elsewhere Zone One on 10/25), DC, and Philly. All dates are here and check out his new video for "One One":
Experimental duo 100 gecs recently announced headlining dates, in addition to their stops supporting Brockhampton's tour with slowthai.
FLY PAN AM
Montreal avant rock band Fly Pan Am released their first LP in 15 years last week, and they'll be touring around Canada in support of the new album.
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