Here’s a roundup of the latest tour news. See the Tour Dates category for more information.
Rising Detroit Rapper BabyTron Just Dropped His Very Fun New Album Megatron and her supporting tour kicks off in Houston this Saturday (4/9) and arrives in New York on April 19 at Knitting Factory Brooklyn. All dates here.
Portishead will reunite for their first show in seven years, a set at the War Child benefit concert in the band’s hometown of Bristol which supports Ukrainian aid. IDLES, Billy Nomates, Katy J Pearson, Heavy Lungs, Wilderman and Willie J Healey also star.
MURDER BY DEATH / AMIGO THE DEVIL
Indie folk band Murder by Death will hit the road with “murderfolk” band Amigo the Devil this summer, with the first half of the tour also featuring Samantha Crain and the second half Katacombs. The NYC show is at Knockdown Center on August 19 (featuring Crain) and all the dates are here.
Michigan grinders Cloud Rat have announced two gigs next month: May 21st at Sanctuary in Hamtramck, MI with Shock Narcotic, Wounded Touch and Surfer James, then May 28th at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn with Die Choking, Fed Ash , Thin., and vasoconstriction.
CIRCLE JERKS / 7SECONDS / NEGATIVE APPROACH.
Circle Jerks had to reschedule a few dates this weekend from their 40th anniversary tour due to frontman Keith Morris catching Covid, but it also allowed openers 7Seconds and Negative Approach to add a NYC club show before their two big (and still) NYC shows at Irving Plaza.
BBYMUTHA / KINDORA
Underground rapper BbyMutha is touring Muthaland with Kindora, and she’ll soon be in Brooklyn for two concerts: April 21 and 22 at Baby’s All Right. The first night is sold out but the second night is still on sale.
Great experimental rapper MAVI doesn’t appear to have a full tour, but he does have a few gigs this spring, including Brooklyn’s Baby’s All Right on 4/20 and Charlotte’s Evening Music on May 14.
Florida emo band GILT’s new EP Vanity comes out on 5/6 via Smartpunk, and the band will play three shows in Florida supporting Mannequin Pussy before hitting the road for a tour. All dates (including Brooklyn’s Sovereign on May 12) here.
California-born, New York-based singer/songwriter Sarah Kinsley has shared her first new music of the year, and she’ll be playing a few US shows in June.
ABOVE YONDR FESTIVAL
Yondr, the makers of the pouches your phone goes in when you go to see artists like Misfits and Jack White, who ban cellphones from their shows, are hosting their own festival. The Over Yondr Music & Camping Festival takes place June 24-26 in Greenville, NY, and lineup includes!!!, Sheer Mag, Topaz Jones, Kississippi, Kaleta & The Super Yamba Band, and Bones of JR Jones, with more to come announced.
Louisville R&B singer Marzz, who just released a deluxe edition of his 2021 debut EP love lettersopens several dates on HER’s current tour, and they’ve also added several headlining shows.
British rapper Knucks has been on the rise for years and he will be doing an American one-off in New York after his sold-out UK tour.