Top 5 Tour Announcements of the Week
This week’s tour announcements are about as varied as my Spotify playlists. From Beyonce to Bob Weir, here’s who we’re excited to see hit the road.
Beyonce Formation World Tour
After a killer Super Bowl performance (in which she totally stole the show from Coldplay), Beyonce dropped the news that she’d be hitting the road for the “Formation” world tour. From April 27 to June 12 catch the queen performing throughout North America, before she jets off to Europe from June 28 to July 31. Click here for more info.
Dead & Company Summer Tour
After the major success of last year’s fall tour, Dead & Company (a group comprised of several members of the Grateful Dead + John Mayer) have announced another run of shows for the summer. Notable stops include two nights at Citi Field in Queens, and two nights at Fenway Park in Boston. Play ball! Click here for more info.
Comedy Bang! Bang! Podcast Tour
Comedy Bang! Bang! is quite literally taking its show on the road. The TV-program-turned-podcast is making stops in major cities throughout North America to perform and record episodes in front of a live audience. The first taping is on April 30 in Los Angeles, and the last is on May 26 in Vancouver, BC. Click here for more info.
The National Summer Tour
Indie rockers The National have announced a short run of summer shows, kicking off on June 11 in Western Massachusetts. Heavy in European stops, the band won’t make it back to the U.S. until a July 28 performance at the Greek Theatre in L.A. The Lone Bellow and Real Estate will act as support for varying dates. Click here for more info.
The Monkees 50th Anniversary Tour
Hey hey, they’re The Monkees! Well, sort of. Drummer Micky Dolenz and bassist Peter Tork will hit the road for a 50th anniversary tour this summer, in support of their upcoming album Good Times! The fun begins on May 18 in Fort Myers, FL, and wraps up on October 29 in Shippensburg, PA. Click here for more info.