tours announced: SECT, Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire/Wiki, BBES, Margo Price, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Straightedge supergroup SECT (mem Cursed, Earth Crisis, Catharsis, Racetraitor, Fall Out Boy, etc), who released the killer Blood Of The Beasts LP last year on Southern Lord, are opening the West Coast dates of Darkest Hour's 25th anniversary tour, alongside Misery Signals, and they also announced that they'll do three headlining Northeast shows before that, hitting Pittsburgh, Philly, and Baltimore this March.
UK synthpop vets Heaven 17, led by former Human League member Martyn Ware, have played NYC and L.A. back in 2017 which were their first-ever US shows. The group have now announced their “first proper” North American tour which will have them over in May.
MR. MUTHAFUCKIN' EXQUIRE (OPENING FOR WIKI)
Wiki has revealed that the opener for his upcoming tour will be fellow New York rapper Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire, which is a great double bill. eXquire's on several dates, but still no opener announced for the NYC show, so stay tuned for more on that. All dates and more info here.
BLACK BELT EAGLE SCOUT
Black Belt Eagle Scout has released a video for "I Said I Wouldn’t Write This Song" off last year's At the Party with My Brown Friends, and she also announced a lengthy international tour that hits Austin, Vancouver, Philly, DC, Brooklyn (April 16 at BRIC House with Denitia), Pittsburgh, Denver, Berlin, Paris, London, and much more. All dates here.
THE HEAD AND THE HEART (DATES W/ MARGO PRICE, HISS GOLDEN MESSENGER)
The Head and the Heart have announced a North American tour which includes Southern and Southwest dates with Hiss Golden Messenger, a some East Coast shows with special guest Margo Price including Memphis, Louisville, Ann Arbor, Toronto, Philly and more. The band also just shared the video for "Honeybee" off of last year's Living Mirage which you can watch below. All dates are listed here.
NOAM PIKELNY (PUNCH BROTHERS) W/ CAITLIN CANTY, JAMEY JOHNSON, ANDREW MARLIN, MORE
The Punch Brothers' Noam Pikelny is on tour this spring including a run in April with Caitlin Canty and Jamey Johnson, and May dates with Andrew Marlin (of Mandolin Orange). The latter includes a NYC show at Murmrr Theatre on 5/5. He's also got dates with the Punch Brothers -- head here for Noam's full schedule.
SLOW BURN PODCAST
Slate podcast Slow Burn is now in its third season, which focuses on the murders of Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. (Slow Burn‘s first two seasons focused on the Watergate scandal and Bill Clinton’s impeachment, respectively.) Eight episodes are available to listen to now and there are upcoming live episodes in DC, NYC, LA and SF this month, with host Joel Anderson performing “an all-new Slow Burn story, one that illuminates the creative lives and tragic deaths of Tupac Shakur and Christopher ‘Biggie’ Wallace."
UNCLE ACID / TWIN TEMPLE
UK doom/psych greats Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats are returning to North America this spring for a tour surrounding their appearance at Bonnaroo, and support comes from satanic doo-wop duo Twin Temple.
TESTAMENT / THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER / MUNICIPAL WASTE
Fresh off announcing their new album Titans of Creation, thrash legends Testament have announced a headlining North American tour with killer support from death metallers The Black Dahlia Murder and comparatively newer thrash greats Municipal Waste.
SYSTEM OF A DOWN / FAITH NO MORE / KORN / HELMET / RUSSIAN CIRCLES (LA SHOW)
The first-announced US show of 2020 for both System of a Down and Faith No More is a huge LA show that also features Korn, Helmet, and Russian Circles.
GUNS N' ROSES
Fresh off a busy Super Bowl weekend (which included paying tribute to Kobe Bryant at their Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest show), GNR have announced a tour that hits MetLife Stadium, Fenway Park, Wrigley Field, and more.
Browse our Tour Dates category for even more tours you may have missed.