Here’s a roundup of recent tour news. Check the Tour Dates category for more.
Duster will be back on the road for West Coast dates this fall, including shows in Santa Ana, Phoenix, San Diego, Los Angeles, Portland, Vancouver, and Seattle. All dates are here.
Wu-Tang will play a free show at Queens’ Knockdown Center before their tour with Nas and De La Soul, and the big 50th anniversary of hip hop celebration at MSG.
PIERCE THE VEIL / L.S. DUNES / DAYSEEKER / DESTROY BOYS
Pierce the Veil have announced a headlining tour, with direct support coming from post-hardcore supergroup L.S. Dunes (members of Circa Survive, Thursday, My Chemical Romance, and Coheed & Cambria). Dayseeker and Destroy Boys round out the bill.
WATER FROM YOUR EYES
NYC band Water From Your Eyes will finally get to celebrate their Matador debut with a hometown release show. It’s a Rocks Off concert cruise aboard the Cosmo on August 24 with Momma (DJ set) and YHWH Nailgun. That’s now the kickoff to their North American tour.
Dave Chappelle has announced a US tour, with August, September, and October dates, including NYC, Cleveland, Detroit, New Orleans, Nashville and more, wrapping up in Chicago.
Phish have added two two special shows at Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s Broadview Stage on August 25 & 26 which will benefit Vermont and Upstate New York flood recovery efforts. This weekend, Phish begin their seven-night run at NYC’s Madison Square Garden. All dates are here.
THE MAGNETIC FIELDS
The Magnetic Fields have expanded their 69 Love Songs 25th Anniversary tour that’s happening in spring 2024, with additional shows in Boston, New York, San Francisco and Chicago.
Worriers have a North American tour coming up in the fall. The dates begin in California following the release of Trust Your Gut and continue through late October.
Norwegian synth lover and loungey disco king Todd Terje has festival DJ sets in September at San Francisco’s Portola and San Diego’s CRSSD, and has now announced a few other DJ shows while here
THE HEAD AND THE HEART
The Head and the Heart have announced fall dates which will have them out with openers Amanda Shires, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors and Yoke Lore at various points along the way. The tour includes a NYC-area show at Port Chester’s Capitol Theatre on 11/1 with Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors.
Chris will hit all of New Jersey’s 21 counties this year on his New Jersey is The World Tour, playing intimate venues with “hyper local reference crowd work.”
Industrial vets Skinny Puppy have extended their Final Tour with a string of late fall dates. Lead Into Gold open and stops include Dallas, Pittburgh, Chicago, Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, San Francisco, Anaheim, and Los Angeles. “It’s been 8 long years since we’ve toured and there is no better way to end our run as a group than with a tour celebrating our 40th anniversary,” say the band.
FURTHER SEEMS FOREVER / THE JULIANA THEORY
Florida emo vets Further Seems Forever will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their 2003 sophomore album How to Start a Fire this year by playing it in full on a tour with support on most dates from fellow late ’90s/early 2000s-era emo vets The Juliana Theory (who will be playing acoustic). There’s also additional support from newer emo band Common Sage. FSF, who changed lead vocalists three times, will be joined by the original How to Start a Fire vocalist, Jason Gleason, for this run.
Allen Lanz are the duo of multi-instrumentalist Ben Lanz (The National, Beirut, LNZNDRF) and saxophonist Kris Allen (Triangle Offense) who, according to The National, blend “horns with modular synths, drums and electronics, creating immersive soundscapes that bear towards improvisation and an Acoustic-Electronica push pull of tension and release.” They’ll play NYC’s Rockwood Music Hall on September 17.
Colombian artist Manuel Turizo, who blew up with viral hit “La Bachata” in 2022, has announced the 14-city 2000 USA tour (plus one Toronto show), following an extensive run in Latin America. The tour kicks off in Miami in October.
L.A. band Sextile just announced their first album for Sacred Bones and will be on tour this fall with N8NOFACE.
Woods have a new album on the way and will be touring after their own Woodsist Festival.
THE LADYBUG TRANSISTOR
Brooklyn indiepop band The Ladybug Transistor will be on the road this fall for their most extensive tour since the mid-’00s.