Top 5 Tour Announcements of the Week
This week, Steven Tyler decides to take his country act out on the road, Ice-T brings old school rap to the forefront, and Alice in Chains are apparently still touring. If none of that appeals to you, go see Louis C.K. instead.
Louis C.K. Standup Tour
In an effort to recoup some of the money he spent personally financing his new television show, Louis C.K. has announced a tour. The first batch of dates will take place throughout May and June, beginning on May 17 in Baltimore, MD. Click here for more info.
Steven Tyler Solo Tour
Steven Tyler is taking his new country act on the road for an intimate tour. Taking place at theaters and music halls across the country, catch the Aerosmith frontman from July 2 to September 13, including his hometown of Boston on September 4. Click here for more info.
Ice-T Art of Rap Festival Tour
Ice-T is taking his documentary-turned-festival and now turning it into a tour. The first annual Art of Rap Festival Tour will bring together Ice-T, Public Enemy, Naughty by Nature, Mobb Deep, Sugarhill Gang and more. The fun begins on July 16 at the Gexa Pavilion in Dallas, TX. Click here for more info.
Alice in Chains North American Tour
The unstoppable Alice in Chains have announced a tour for July. It kicks off on the 6th in Portland, OR, followed by stops throughout the Midwest and East Coast. The last show will take place at the Beacon Theater in NYC on the 25th. They’re also included on the lineup for this year’s Rock Allegiance on September 17 in Pennsylvania. Click here for more info.
PJ Harvey World Tour
After a five-year hiatus from performing live, PJ Harvey has announced a tour in support of her latest album. Following a lengthy overseas run, she’ll touch down in the U.S. on August 16 at NYC’s Terminal 5. She’ll also perform at the Shine Expo Hall in Los Angeles on August 18. Click here for more info.
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