Top 5 Tour Announcements of the Week
This week, FKA Twigs and The Naked and Famous are back in the spotlight with new tunes, and its time to put Ben Folds back in your college radio station rotation. Plus, Seal and Colbie Caillat prepare to hit the road. Here’s who we’re most excited to see announce tours.
FKA Twigs ‘Radiant Me²’ Tour
Last week in Moscow, singer FKA Twigs debuted new tunes much to the delight of her fans. Even more delightful is her recent announcement of some July shows, which begin with a slot at this year’s Pitchfork Music Festival on July 27. Looks like a new album will be coming our way soon! Click here for tickets.
Ben Folds ‘A Piano & A Playpen’ Tour
Beloved pianist and singer/songwriter, Ben Folds, is hitting the road for a fall tour. The shows will feature Folds on multiple instruments, performing his own hits as well as some current pop tunes. The ‘A Piano & A Playpen’ tour begins on September 13 in Raleigh, NC, and wraps up on November 9 in Broken Arrow, OK. Click here for tickets.
Seal Late Summer Tour
Still supporting his late-2015 release, 7, the soulful Seal will head out on a late summer tour beginning in August. The first show is slated for August 18 at the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, FL, followed by shows throughout the East Coast and parts of Canada. It comes to a close on September 4 in Atlantic City, NJ. Click here for tickets.
The Naked and Famous ‘Simple Forms’ Tour
Over two years of time off from the road have seemed to supply New Zealand indie band The Naked and Famous with enough material for a new album. Simple Forms, the group’s third release, is due out on October 14, and to promote the new music they’ve announced a fall trek. The fun begins with a September 21 stop in Tuscon, AZ, followed by performances at Austin City Limits and Life is Beautiful fest. Click here for more info.
Colbie Caillat ‘The Malibu Session’ Acoustic Tour
In support of her upcoming album, The Malibu Sessions, Colbie Caillat has announced an acoustic tour. On it, she will be joined by her fiancé, Justin Young, and High Dive Heart. It all starts October 8 in Napa, CA, at the Uptown Theatre. Click here for tickets.
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