Here is a recap of the latest tour news. Further information can be found in the Tour Dates category.
Foo Fighters added a few West Coast dates to their December tour, including two shows in Vegas and stops in Sacramento and Fresno. Tickets for these dates will go on sale Friday, September 10th at 10 a.m. PT.
ELVIS COSTELLO & THE CHEATERS
Most of the attractions Elvis Costello & The Imposters have added shows in Louisville, Cincinnati and Raleigh to their fall tour, which kicks off October 13 in Memphis. You can find all dates here.
YO LA TENGO
Yo La Tengo had to postpone their free show at SummerStage in Central Park to October 1st because of Hurricane Ida. They have now announced that they will be playing three very intimate NYC shows ahead of SummerStage. They take place on September 14th, 15th and 23rd at the TV Eye in Ridgewood. The first two dates are full of electronic shows and the third is a “free running” acoustic / wish show.
DELTA SLEEP / IT LOOKS SAD / SEX ROLES
The British band Delta Sleep will follow in 2018 Ghost town with a new album, Spring island, this week via the band’s Sofa Boy Records, and they just announced a 2022 US tour with It Looks Sad and Gender Roles. Appointments begin March 25th in Columbus and include stops in Ferndale, Chicago, Denver, SLC, Oakland, Los Angeles (Lodge Room on 2/4), Santa Ana, San Diego, Phoenix, Austin, Dallas, Nashville, Atlanta, Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando, Chapel Hill, Richmond, DC, Philly, Brooklyn (knit mill April 22nd) and Boston. You can find all dates here.
THE FRONT BOTTOMS OF CHAMPAGNE JAM
The Front Bottoms have announced the 2021 edition of their annual Champagne Jam, which will take place on December 18th at The Strand Ballroom in Providence, RI. They haven’t announced the line-up yet, but they’ll be celebrating the 10th anniversary of their 2011 self-titled album. Meanwhile, their fall tour begins September 14th in New Haven, CT. All dates are here.
Experimental rappers Injury Reserve release new album Until I get to Phoenix next week and they just announced a tour in support. Dates begin October 8th in Chicago and include stops in Philadelphia, NYC, Boston, Baltimore, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Oakland, Seattle, Portland, and Phoenix. Slauson Malone 1 and Zeroh open all dates.
Gulch released a split EP with Sunami earlier this year, and now they have announced a number of shows that they say they will split up after. Closed Casket Activities shared a list of eleven dates for dates, and while most have been blacked out, two have been announced: November 7th at Thee Parkside in San Francisco and January 8th on FYA 8.
Comedian Iliza Shlesinger released a new sketch series, The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show, on Netflix last year, and she had just started the North American leg of her 2020 tour, The Forever Tour, when the COVID lockdown struck. She’s now back on the streets, with dates running through December 2021 and resuming in February 2022, and she’s just added a third NYC date.
MATT & KIM
Matt & Kim will warm up for their performance at Sea.Hear.Now Festival next weekend with two intimate shows on Ridgewood, Queens’ TV on September 13th and 16th. They’ll also be playing Tampa, FL’s Gasparilla Music Festival in October, Nas, Ballroom, Young MC, and more.
PHIL LESH LINEUPS FOR CAP OCTOBER RUN
The Grateful Dead’s Phil Lesh plays three weekends of nine shows at the Capitol Theater, which is reopening in Port Chester, NY, in October, and the lineup for each show has now been announced. On the first weekend, October 11th, 12th and 13th, three Phil Lesh Quintets, also known as “the Q”, with Rob Barraco, Warren Haynes, Jimmy Herring and John Molo will be shown. Weekend two features a rotating cast of Joe Russo and Benmont Tench, along with Stuart Bogie and Amy Helm on October 18 and 20, as well as Eric D Johnson from Fruit Bats, his Bonny Light Horseman bandmate Josh Kaufman, Grahame Lesh and Elliott Peck October 19th.