The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Long-running, shapeshifting Norwegian band Ulver have announced their first-ever U.S. show, after 25 years as a band. It happens in NYC, and it's being presented by our metal sister site Invisible Oranges.
The Smashing Pumpkins, who are back with Billy Corgan, James Iha, and Jimmy Chamberlin and releasing a new album on November 16, have added more 30th anniversary shows. They take place in St. Louis, Tulsa, San Antonio, Tucson, and Phoenix, surrounding the band's previously-announced, sold-out Chicago show. All dates and tickets here.
Fleetwood Mac's tour starts on Wednesday in Tulsa, OK and will have them out for the rest of 2018 and well into 2019, including two NYC-area shows in March. (No Lindsey Buckingham, unfortunately, who is replaced on this tour by Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell and Crowded House's Neil Finn.) The band have also just announced a new 50th anniversary compilation titled 50 Years - Don't Stop which is out November 16 via Rhino as a three-DC, five-LP, and digital set. The band have also just launched their official YouTube Channel which if full of videos and more, like this classic desert set clip for "Hold Me":
Dawes have added 20 dates in 2019 to their "An Evening with Dawes: Password Tour," including shows in NY (Beacon Theatre on 2/5), Los Angeles, Nashville, Boston, Chicago, Toronto, and more. All just-announced shows go on sale 10/5 at 10 AM local time. Head here for all dates and tickets and check out their new video for "Feed the Fire":
Gothy synthpop artist John Maus will be on tour in late fall, including stops in Chicago, Denver, Salt Lake City, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, and Los Angeles. He'll also play as part of the 2019 III Points Festival in Miami. Head here for all dates.
JOHN LEGEND - CHRISTMAS TOUR
John Legend is releasing his first Christmas album, A Legendary Christmas, on October 26 via Columbia (it was executive produced by Raphael Saadiq and features Stevie Wonder and Esperanza Spalding), and also going on the 25-date 'A Legendary Christmas Tour' from mid-November through late December. The tour includes stops in Atlantic City, NYC (Hulu Theater at MSG on 12/3), Boston, Toronto, Philly, Chicago, Denver, Seattle, Portland, LA, and more. All dates and presale info here.
Having just played three shows with Alvvays and Hatchie, Snail Mail has added more shows to her tour, including a New Years Weekend show in Philly opening for Kurt Vile and The Feelies, and a few 2019 West Coast dates opening for Parquet Courts.
Parquet Courts, meanwhile, will be in Austin for both weekends of Austin City Limits Festival this month plus dates in Mexico, UK, Europe and then a fall tour with Chinese band Gong Gong Gong and a big NYC show with Sun Ra Arkestra, The Snail Mail shows on the West Coast are right before PC heads to Australia.
Oakland hardcore trio Super Unison (ex-Punch, Snowing) are releasing their anticipated, Steve Albini-recorded sophomore album Stella on October 26 via Deathwish, and they've announced some tour dates to support it. The tour begins in Brooklyn at Our Wicked Lady on November 11 with locals Nine of Swords headlining, and then hits Atlanta, DC, Philly, and more. All dates here.
SANDRO PERRI (with DESTROYER and more)
Pop experimentalist Sandro Perri has upcoming Canadian tour dates, including a couple shows with Destroyer (solo) and André Ethier of The Deadly Snakes, both of whom sing on Sandro's great new album In Another Life.
THE FRONT BOTTOMS
The Front Bottoms have revealed the lineup for Champagne Jam which happens in Asbury Park with Manchester Orchestra, Remo Drive, Beach Bunny, Shannen Moser, and more. That's part of a longer tour with Manchester Orchestra, which also includes two Brooklyn shows and many other dates.
Gary Clark will launch his solo fall tour after this weekend's two Madison Square Garden shows opening for Eric Clapton. He's just added a NYC headlining show at Gramercy Theatre right before the MSG shows.
Browse our Tour Dates category for even more tours you may have missed.