Top 5 Tour Announcements of the Week
Although it’s technically still winter, summer is in the air as more and more tour announcements roll in on this unseasonably warm day. With rappers, comedians, rockers and more, here’s who we’re most excited to see hit the road.
Violent Femmes ‘We Can Do Anything’ Tour
The Violent Femmes are back in a big way, having just announced plans for a new album, We Can Do Anything, along with a corresponding tour. The fun kicks off on May 2 in Salt Lake City, UT, at The Depot and wraps up on June 17 in Camden, NJ, at BB&T Pavilion. Check out the first single off the album, called “Memory,” below. Click here for more info.
Freddie Gibbs ‘Shadow of a Doubt’ Tour
In support of his 2015 album, Shadow of a Doubt, rapper Freddie Gibbs is hitting the road for a tour of the same name. After three shows in Australia, the U.S. dates begin on March 20 with a performance at The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA. You can catch his new video for track “Freddy Gordy” below. Click here for more info.
Jim Gaffigan ‘Fully Dressed’ Tour
Actor, writer, producer and Grammy-nominated comedian, Jim Gaffigan, has announced yet another massive summer itinerary. The “Fully Dressed” tour kicks off on July 7 at the Gexa Energy Pavilion in Dallas, TX, and runs all the way through to August 31 in Greensboro, NC, at the White Oak Amphitheatre. Click here for more info.
Steely Dan ‘The Man Who Knew Too Much’ Tour
Steely Dan is teaming up with Steve Winwood for a run of summer concerts, otherwise known as the best father’s day gift idea ever. The iconic rockers will perform several dates in April, plus most of June and July, for “The Dan Who Knew Too Much” tour. It begins with a two-night run at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY, on April 18 and 19. Click here for more info.
Bring Me the Horizon U.S. Tour
The massively popular British pop-metal band, Bring Me the Horizon, have announced a North American tour. Taking place throughout the month of May, catch them in the Southeast and Midwest, beginning on April 30 in Jacksonville, FL. The shows are in support of their latest album, That’s the Spirit. Click here for more info.
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