Here’s a roundup of recent tour news. Check the Tour Dates category for more.
Tool recently extended their tour into 2024 and have now added a couple Texas shows in Corpus Christi and El Paso to the schedule. Elder open and those are not long after Tool’s two nights at Madison Square Garden. All dates are here.
MUNICIPAL WASTE / GHOUL / NECROT / DEAD HEAD
Crossover thrash greats Municipal Waste will head out on the Brainsqueeze Tour in early 2024, bringing — as always — a lineup of heavy bands worth getting there early for.
KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have announced a massive 2024 world tour that currently has them out from March through November. North American dates begin August 14 in Washington, DC and wrap up November 21 in Miami, including a number of already announced three-hour marathon sets in big venues like LA’s Kia Forum, Colorado’s Red Rocks and two at NYC’s Forest Hills Stadium on August 16 & 17.
Thought Pavement’s reunion tour was over? Think again.
THE MENZINGERS / MICROWAVE / CLOUD NOTHINGS / RODEO BOYS
The Menzingers begin their tour with Microwave, Cloud Nothings and Rodeo Boys on Thursday (11/9) in Rochester and will be in NYC over the weekend at Knockdown Center on Saturday.
Having spent part of their summer opening for Queens of the Stone Age, The Armed are gearing up for a fall run featuring SPACED on the East Coast and Model/Actriz in the Midwest. They play NYC’s Irving Plaza on November 17 with Body Meat also on the bill.
After reuniting for their first tour in over 20 years, post-hardcore legends Unwound have announced more dates for next year.
FIDDLEHEAD / TITLE FIGHT / GLITTERER
Before Fiddlehead play DC and Jersey City in January, they’ll play two December shows with Title Fight offshoot Glitterer that will have them playing their new album Death Is Nothing To Us in full at both shows.
HOT 97 WINTER JAM
As a cold-weather companion to their iconic Summer Jam festival, Hot 97 is throwing Winter Jam at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on December 30 with Rick Ross, Meek Mill, Lola Brooke, Shenseea, Jada Kingdom, ScarLip, and more.
UK indiepop cult heroes have announced their first US show since 1995.
Jonathan Richman has announced a 2024 tour where he’ll be accompanied by longtime percussionist Tommy Larkins.
Having been immersed in the UK jazz scene for over a decade, drummer and composer Yussef Dayes recently released his excellent debut album as a bandleader, ‘Black Classical Music,’ following acclaimed collaborations with Kamaal Williams, Tom Misch, and more. He’ll bring his new material (and presumably more) to life on tour starting next week. at two special NYC shows in November. The Brooklyn gig at Warsaw is sold out, but tickets for the 11/19 Irving Plaza show are still available.
HEARTWORMS OPENING FOR THE KILLS
London band Heartworms just released a new single via Speedy Wunderground and will be heading out on their first North American tour in 2024 as openers for The Kills.
Atlanta’s Omni just announced their first album in five years an an accompanying tour.
BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB
UK indie band Bombay Bicycle Club will be on tour in North America in early 2024.
LETTERS TO CLEO
Letters to Cleo are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their album Aurora Gory Alice — featuring their hit “Here and Now” — with shows this month. THey’ll play Brooklyn Made on November 15 and Boston’s Paradise Rock Club on November 17 & 18.
THE KOOKS / THE VACCINES
Caroline Rose has announced a 2024 North American tour in continued support of this year’s ‘The Art of Forgetting,’ with special NYC & Boston-area shows with the Metropolis Ensemble.
INNINGS FEST / EXTRA INNINGS FEST
Tempe, AZ’s Innings Festival, which combines music and Major League Baseball, has announced the lineup for its 2024 edition, which happens February 23 & 24. They’ve also announced the Extra Innings Fest, which happens the next weekend, March 1 & 2. Check out the lineups here.
Check our Tour Dates category for more.