Top 5 Tour Announcements of the Week
This week folk icon Bob Dylan announces plans for a triple album and supporting trek, while Phish add more summer stops. Also, Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull team up again for a co-headlining tour. Here’s who we’re most excited to see hit the road.
Bob Dylan Triplicate Tour
In support of his new album Triplicate (the singer’s first-ever triple album), Bob Dylan is hitting the road for a world tour. It takes place from April 1 to July 27, with the American leg kicking off with a three-night run at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY, from June 13 through the 15. After a stint through the Northeast, the remainder of the dates will take place in Canada. You can also catch Dylan as a headliner at this year’s Firefly Festival. Click here for tickets.
Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull North American Tour
Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull are reuniting for another co-headlining summer tour. Joined by the Latino boy band CNCO, catch the crew starting on June 3 at the Chicago Allstate Arena until July 6 at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre. In between they’ll make stops in Denver, Dallas, Miami, New York City and more. The tour will be in support of Pitbull’s brand new album, Climate Change, which was released earlier this month. Iglesias last release was 2014’s Sex and Love. Click here for tickets.
DJ Shadow World Tour
DJ Shadow has revealed a string of southwestern tour dates in conjunction with his previously announced spot at Coachella. The shows are in addition to a global tour that includes stops in Hong Kong, Japan and several European gigs. The North American shows are slated for April, beginning with a performance at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe, AZ, on April 11. He’ll return to the US in July as part of NYC’s Panorama Festival. Click here for tickets.
Phish Summer Tour Dates
Phish already announced plans for their Baker’s Dozen tour, which saw them performing 13 shows at Madison Square Garden this summer, and now they’ve tacked on a few more. The jam band perform in Chicago, Ohio and Pennsylvania leading up to their NYC residency, plus the usual three-night Dick’s run over Labor Day weekend. Click here for tickets.
Primus Summer Tour Dates
The Les Claypool-fronted Primus have announced their summer plans. Starting on May 15 in Boulder, CO, at the Fox Theater, catch them all throughout the US including slots at Rock on the Range and Summer Camp. They’ll spend the month of June overseas for festival gigs in Europe before returning stateside until August 18. The Claypool Lennon Delirium and Clutch will be on tap as support for varying dates. Click here for tickets.
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