TRISTEN

Tristen Gaspadarek has been releasing music since the turn of the millennium and she has also toured as a member of Jenny Lewis' band, and last year's very good Sneaker Waves includes the song "Glass Jar" featuring Jenny Lewis (listen). She's touring from Tennessee to SXSW, and wrapping things up in Brooklyn at Union Pool on April 14. All dates are listed HERE.

PARAMORE / FOSTER THE PEOPLE

Paramore have announced their fifth tour behind 2017's great After Laughter, hitting Brooklyn's massive Barclays Center.

NICK CAVE ("CONVERSATIONS WITH")

Nick Cave will host open discussions with the audience on his upcoming tour. "I can always play some songs at the piano if it all goes horribly wrong." Hopefully he'll play songs if it all goes right, too.

DEAD HORSES

Milwaukee-via-Oshkosh folk/alt-country duo Dead Horses are releasing new album My Mother the Moon on April 6, which was produced by former Wilco/Uncle Tupelo drummer Ken Coomer (hear new single "American Poor"), and they're also touring. Their tour includes a show at NYC's Rockwood Music Hall on April 12, and they're also opening some West Coast dates on Horse Feathers' tour. All dates are listed HERE.

Field Report

FIELD REPORT

Field Report is the folk rock band led by Chris Porterfield (it's an anagram of his last name), who was a member of DeYarmond Edison with Justin Vernon, are following 2014's Marigolden with Summertime Songs on March 23 via Verve Forecast. Pre-order and hear the heartland synth rock lead single "Never Look Back" here. The band is also touring, including the BrooklynVegan/Dine Alone/Buzz Records SXSW showcase (with Say Anything, Trail of Dead, and more) and NYC's Mercury Lounge on April 3 and Union Pool on April 4. All dates are listed HERE.

YFN LUCCI

Atlanta rapper YFN Lucci is streaming his debut album and announced a tour to support it.

MORBID ANGEL / ORIGIN

US death metal bands Morbid Angel and Origin are hitting the road together this year.

MIDDLEDITCH & SCHWARTZ

You know them from Silicon Valley and Parks & Recreation, and now you can see Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz do "two-person long-form improv" on tour, including a show at NYC's Town Hall.

LILY ALLEN

She's got a new album out this summer but before that Lily will play shows in NYC and L.A.

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See you in Austin for SXSW. BrooklynVegan has 3 day parties and 2 night shows this year:
3/15-3/17: Lost Weekend @ Cheer Up Charlies (FREE day parties) - lineups coming very soon, RSVP now
3/14: Dine Alone/Buzz Records/BV Showcase @ Swan Dive (night)
3/15: Brooklyn Bowl Family Reunion BV Showcase @ Scoot Inn (night)