The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
The always-busy Ted Leo has a few upcoming solo dates in 2019, including a solo appearance at Florida’s Changeville Festival on 2/7, and further solo dates in Austin, Tampa, and Orlando. In addition, he’ll be doing some full band Canadian shows happening in Calgary on 2/28 and Edmonton on 3/1. Find all dates here.
PEACH MUSIC FESTIVAL
Scranton, PA’s annual Peach Music Festival, which was started by The Allman Brothers in 2012, returns July 25-28 with Phil Lesh & Friends (ft. Warren Haynes, John Scofield, and John Molo), Trey Anastasio Band, The String Cheese Incident, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Lotus, Blues Traveler, Lettuce, Allman Betts Band and more. Full lineup and ticket info here.
MASS APPEAL STARTING 5 w/ FASHAWN & more
Nas’ label Mass Appeal announced its inaugural “Starting 5” tour, which features five of the “latest and greatest from Mass Appeal Records’ roster of next-gen hip-hop stars.” The tour, which hits cities across the US this winter, features headliner Fashawn, along with rising rappers Stro, Ezri, Cantrell and 070 Phi. Stops include NYC (S.O.B’s on 3/1), Los Angeles, Philly, Washington D.C., Seattle, Austin, Atlanta, and tons more. Head here for tickets and all dates, and view the label’s tour announcement video below.
BLACK FLAGS OVER BROOKLYN
NYC fest Black Flags Over Brooklyn is a two-day event happening on 1/25-1/26, which aims to fight against racism, bigotry and white supremacy in the metal scene. The fest announced their full lineup, which features newly-added acts like Racetraitor, Cloud Rat, Morne, Closet Witch, Occultist, and others alongside previously-announced acts like Dawn Ray’d, Ragana, Woe, and more. Tickets, along with special pass bundles from the event’s Kickstarter page, are on sale now. view the full lineup here.
TAKING BACK SUNDAY
Taking Back Sunday are doing their annual holiday shows at Starland Ballroom this weekend, which will have them playing their first three albums in full over the course of two nights. They also just added a last-minute NYC show for Irving Plaza on Monday (12/17), where they’ll play those same three albums in one night. And in 2019, they’ll perform those albums on their 20th anniversary tour. All dates and more info here.
PINK TURNS BLUE
German darkwave icons Pink Turns Blue have been around since 1985 and are still putting out records, but have never toured North America. That changes in 2019.
CAMPER VAN BEETHOVEN / CRACKER
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