Here’s a roundup of recent tour news. Check the Tour Dates category for more.
THE HOLD STEADY
The Hold Steady have announced the Constructive Summer 2024 tour, where they are playing weekend residencies in Toronto, Seattle, DC, Denver, and Atlanta. Dates and tickets are here.
L’Rain released the fantastic I Killed Your Dog last year, and she’ll be on the road supporting it this spring, including US dates in May.
Mavis Staples turns 85 on July 10, and she’ll celebrate early with a Los Angeles birthday concert this spring featuring Black Pumas, Chris Stapleton, Grace Potter, Jeff Tweedy, Michael McDonald, Nathaniel Rateliff, Norah Jones, and more.
Saltburn turned Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s 2001 single “Murder on the Dancefloor” into her first-ever US hit, and now the UK singer is finally coming to America.
The AC/DC comeback continues! After reuniting with vocalist Brian Johnson, releasing their 2020 album Power Up, and playing their first show in seven years at 2023’s Power Trip Festival, they’ve now announced their first tour in eight years.
Chromeo have announced the Adult Contemporary World tour, with European dates starting in late May, and North American dates starting September 5. US and Canada dates are with co-headliners The Midnight and include a NYC show at Terminal 5 on October 4.
NY duo Babehoven will release their new album Water’s Here in You on April 26, and they’ve announced their first headline tour. in two years, which includes dates with Stephen Steinbrink, Greg Mendez, and more. That includes a Brooklyn stop at Baby’s All Right on May 7 with Knifeplay.
GIRL IN RED
girl in red‘s second LP, I’M DOING IT AGAIN BABY!, arrives on April 12 via Columbia Records, and she’s announced a spring tour supporting it. The run begins in Boston on April 16 and goes through June 2 in San Francisco, with Momma opening the first leg of dates and The Beaches the second.
NJ ska / post-hardcore blenders Folly recently gave their 2006 sophomore album Resist Convenience (originally released on Triple Crown) its first ever vinyl release via the band’s current label home, Bad Time Records, and now they’re celebrating the reissue with a home state show with Paulson (first show in 12 years), Teenage Halloween, The Best of the Worst, and Silk Sheets.
TEEN SUICIDE / AWAKEBUTSTILLINBED OPENERS
Teen Suicide & awakebutstillinbed begin their spring tour in late March, and they’ve just announced openers: Meth., Joe Vann, Stay Inside (including NYC’s Racket on April 26), and The Holy Ghost Tabernacle Choir.
Bay Area hardcore band Spy will be on tour this year with Combust, Jivebomb, and Destiny Bond joining at various points along the way. The Brooklyn show is at Saint Vitus on May 7 with Destiny Bond and Melissa opening.
PRETTY GIRLS MAKE GRAVES
Pretty Girls Make Graves are performing their 2003 album The New Romance in full at WWWY 2024 in October, and just ahead of that they’ve announced their first headline show since 2007.
Shoegaze icons Ride’s new album Interplay is out March 29, and their North American tour starts May 11 in Boston.
Japanese noise rock greats Melt-Banana have announced a North American tour which kicks off May 21 in Sacramento and makes its way east and back, wrapping up June 22 in San Francisco. Along the way they’ll be joined by The Flying Luttenbachers, Squidpisser, and Providence trio babybaby_explores.
Colombian reggaeton hero Feid has announced ‘FerxxoCalipsis Tour 2024,’ a spring/summer North American arena tour with stops in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Austin, Nashville, Chicago, Montreal, Toronto, Boston, NYC, and more, before wrapping up with a show at Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium.
Fresh off playing the Super Bowl, Usher has added even more dates to his already-extensive upcoming arena tour. The new dates include two Atlanta shows, a third Dallas show, Minneapolis, Vancouver, Seattle, Las Vegas, Anaheim, Phoenix, and Houston.
Bedroom pop artist Mk.gee will be supporting new album Two Star & The Dream Police on tour this spring, including a NYC show at Irving Plaza on May 17.
BALLANCE & COMPOSURE
The reunited Balance and Composure have announced a one-off happening at Asbury Park’s Stone Pony on June 26, right before the Pennsylvania band head overseas for Outbreak Fest in the UK.
THE HOPE CONSPIRACY
Having made a surprise return with a new EP late last year, The Hope Conspiracy have now announced a new album and live shows.
Check our Tour Dates category for more.