Top 5 Tour Announcements of the Week
This week, Phoenix announce their first tour in three years and Wilco tack on more June stops. Plus, Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows join forces for a pairing made in ’90s heaven. Here’s who we’re most excited to see hit the road.
David Blaine North American Tour
David Blaine is taking his captivating magic show on the road for a tour across North America. Starting on May 30 at the Balboa Theater in San Diego, CA, catch the polarizing magician throughout the West, Midwest, East Coast and South, before his final performance at the Kiva Auditorium in Albuquerque, NM, on July 23. Click here for tickets.
Matchbox Twenty & Counting Crows Tour
It’s a blast from the past as Matchbox Twenty and the Counting Crows have announced plans for a joint trek. Entitled “A Brief History of Everything” tour, catch the beloved ’90s rockers from July 12 to October 1. The fun kicks off at the Spokane Arena in Spokane, WA. Click here for tickets.
Phoenix North American Tour
French rockers Phoenix are hitting the road for the first time in three years. After previously announced appearances at Shaky Knees, Governors Ball and Field Trip festivals, catch them from May 12 to September 30, kicking off with a show at the Fillmore in Miami. Whitney, The Lemon Twigs and Miike Snow will act as support for varying dates, which extends until June 15 at the Hollywood Bowl. Phoenix will spend the second half of the year overseas. Click here for tickets.
Wilco June Tour
The pride of Chicago, Wilco, have announces a series of June concerts. The shows will lead up to Solid Sound, a festival created, curated and headlined by the band. The summer run kicks off on June 7 in Rochester Hills, MI, at the Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, followed by stops in Pittsburgh, Louisville and Indianapolis. They’ll also perform at this year’s Jazz Fest in May, plus Eaux Claires on June 16. Click here for tickets.
Maxwell Summer Tour
In support of his most recent album, blackSUMMERS’night, neo-soul singer Maxwell has announced a short summer tour. He’ll be joined by Common and Ledisi on the first two stops, which begin on May 23 at Nashville’s Birdgestone Arena. Also coming along for varying dates is Leela James, who will join Maxwell for the bulk of shows through the South and Midwest. The final stop takes place on June 23 at Valley View Casino Arena in San Diego. Click here for tickets.