Top 5 Tour Announcements of the Week
When the working day is done, oh girls just wanna have fun. And boys that dress like girls. And rock n’ rollers. Aaand Axl Rose. Here’s who we’re most excited to see hit the road.
Cyndi Lauper & Boy George ‘Detour’ Tour
The legendary Cyndi Lauper is teaming up with equally legendary Boy George for a “Detour.” The 27-date run of shows will span the United States (plus a European leg), kicking off on May 9 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN, and wrapping up on June 12 at the St. Augustine Amphitheater in Florida. Look for Lauper’s new album on May 6. Click here for more info.
Eagles of Death Metal Tour
The Eagles of Death Metal aren’t letting a little terrorism stop them from touring. The rockers have just announced a North American jaunt that will take them through Canada, the North and Southeast, plus many-a-festival stop. Catch them at Gov Ball, Shaky Knees and Lost Highway Festival. Click here for more info.
Before there was Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, there was Mudcrutch. Made up of Tom Petty, Benmont Tench and Mike Campbell, the rockers are reforming to release a new album and hit the road. The summer tour will begin on May 26 in Denver, and includes appearances at Summer Camp and Bunbury music festivals. Click here for more info.
Guns N’ Roses Reunion Tour
After months of rumors, speculation and promise, Guns N’ Roses have officially confirmed a tour. Sort of. The band has has revealed the 21 cities they’ll be performing in for their reunion tour, including Boston, Chicago, New York and San Diego. This is in addition to their previously announced April 8 & 9 Vegas gigs, plus the headlining Coachella slot. Click here for more info.
LCD Soundsystem at Red Rocks
While they haven’t announced a full-fledged reunion tour, LCD Soundsystem is keeping themselves busy this summer with countless festival appearances and one-off shows in America and overseas. Among them, a recent two-night run at NYC’s Webster Hall, and now they’ve just revealed another two-night run at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO. The shows will take place on August 2 and 3. Click here for more info.
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