tours announced: Tame Impala, Christian Scott, Joy Formidable, Sarah Shook, more
The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
TEAM DRESCH / DES ARK
Queercore icons Team Dresch recently released their first new song in 19 years and they're gearing up for an East Coast tour. Support on the tour comes from Des Ark, who will be ending a three-year hiatus to play these shows. That's a great double bill, and they'll also be joined by Screaming Females in Philly, Teenage Halloween in NYC, Dump Him in Mass, and more.
While the release date of their new album remains up in the air, Tame Impala will be on tour this fall, including two shows at NYC's Madison Square Garden this month. The band have just added a few more North American dates this fall, including Texas shows in Irving and Houston, and two nights at Denver's Mission Ballroom. All dates are here.
Chicago's DEHD and Deeper share a label -- Fire Talk -- and will soon be sharing a van, as they'll hit the road together for a number of dates this fall. Dates include special Fire Talk 10th Anniversary shows in Chicago and Brooklyn, plus stops in DC, Philly, Montreal, Toronto, and Elizabethtown, NY. Deeper also have a show in Indianapolis and one in Minneapolis with Hatchie, plus European dates later in the fall. Head here for their full tour schedule and check out Deeper's new single
SARAH SHOOK & THE DISARMERS
Chapel Hill alt-country group Sarah Shook & The Disarmers are on tour in continued support of 2018's Years, and are playing shows this month in South Carolina, Florida, Ohio, Virgina, Tennessee and North Carolina. They've also got fall dates that hit Chicago, Milwaukee, and more, as well as a just-announced Brooklyn show at Knitting Factory on November 14. Dates are here, and you can check out recent single "The Way She Looked at You" below.
CHRISTIAN SCOTT ATUNDE ADJUAH
Genre-defying modern jazz great Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah released his very good album Ancestral Recall this year, and he continues to add new tour dates supporting it, including one at NYC's Brooklyn Bowl on 10/13 (tickets on sale 8/9 at 10 AM). All of his upcoming dates are listed here.
DEVO (FAREWELL TOUR)
Pproto-punk/punk/post-punk/new-wave icons DEVO have announced a farewell tour. (Nooooo!) Well, they've announced one date -- the 2019 Desert Daze festival -- which is the "kickoff" for the farewell tour. Stay tuned.
PSYCHIC GRAVEYARD (DATES W/ OH SEES, FLYING LUTTENBACHERS)
Psychic Graveyard, the current band from Eric Paul and Paul Vieira (The Chinese Stars, Doomsday Student), released their debut album, Loud as Laughter, back in May and have a new EP, The Next World, which is out next week. The band have East Coast dates this month, including stops in Philly, Youngstown, Richmond, Baltimore and Brooklyn (8/26 at Saint Vitus with The Flying Luttenbachers), and they've also got dates in October, including opening for Oh Sees on 10/19 at Brooklyn's Warsaw, plus shows in Providence and Boston. All dates are here and check out the title track for The Next World:
THE JOY FORMIDABLE
The Joy Formidable are celebrating their 10th anniversary this with a double album edition of their first EP A Ballon Called Moaning (info and teaser video here) and an upcoming tour including Brooklyn's Rough Trade on December 6. All dates here.
MARC ALMOND PERFORMING SOFT CELL
Soft Cell reunited in London last year to play their last show ever, and now singer Marc Almond is taking the band's music on a U.S. tour.
MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA - MEAN EVERYTHING TO NOTHING TOUR
Manchester Orchestra are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their raw, grungy 2009 album Mean Everything To Nothing by playing it in full on tour.
Not only are Sleep fully back in action, Al Cisneros is staying active with his psychedelic band Om too and they have a newly-added NYC date and other shows.
RHETT & LINK
Good Mythical Morning hosts Rhett & Link have written a novel and they'll be talking about it on the road this fall.