Top 5 Tour Announcements of the Week
This week, two jam band pioneers announce spring and summer tours, plus Deadmau5 is back for “lots of shows in a row.” Oh yea, and Chris Rock announces his first tour in nine years. Here’s who we’re most excited to see hit the road.
Trey Anastasio Band ‘Paper Wheels’ Tour
Phish frontman Trey Anastasio has just announced a solo tour in support of his most recent album, Paper Wheels. The full Trey Anastasio Band (featuring Jen Hartswick and Natalie Cressman) will hit the road from April 14 to June 3, kicking off with a two-night run at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY. Click here for tickets.
Deadmau5 ‘Lots of Shows in a Row’ Tou
In support of his new album, W:/2016ALBUM/, DJ/producer Deadmau5 is hitting the road for “Lots of Shows in a Row.” Literally and figuratively. Catch him on March 29 at NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom, followed by stops on the East Coast and California. It wraps up with a two-night run in Chicago on May 4 and 5th. Click here for more info.
Dead & Company Summer Tour
Dead & Company, the latest incarnation from the Grateful Dead minus Phil Lesh and plus John Mayer, have announced a summer 2017 tour. It kicks off in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand, followed by stops throughout the West, Midwest, South and East Coast. It culminates in a performance at Wrigley Field in Chicago on July 1. Click here for more info.
Guns N’ Roses Extend ‘Not in This Lifetime’ Tour
It seems Guns N’ Roses are still happily reunited for the Not in This Lifetime tour, as they’ve just added a significant chunk of dates for 2017. The band will spend the first half of the summer performing throughout Europe, before touching down stateside on July 27 for a run of shows in the Pacific North West, East Coast and Texas. Click here for more info.
Chris Rock ‘Total Blackout’ Tour
For the first time in nine years, the legendary Chris Rock will be hitting the road. Entitled the Total Blackout Tour, catch the comedian from February to June, kicking off on Valentine’s Day in Durham, NC. This is in addition to the highly publicized deal he made with Netflix for two new stand-up specials. Click here for more info.
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