Top 5 Tour Announcements of the Week
This week, indie rockers Bastille and Band of Horses are back, and LCD Soundsystem announces a festival of their very own. Plus, rapper ScHoolboy Q and Van Morrison prepare to drop new music.
Bastille Wild World Tour
In support of their second album, Wild World, pop-rockers Bastille have announced a tour. The dates will start in July and stretch all the way to mid-November, with some breaks in between. It kicks off on July 9 at T in the Park festival in Perth, UK, and ends on November 13 at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle, UK. Click here for tickets.
Band of Horses ‘Why Are You Ok’ Tour
This group of indie rockers have recently expanded their tour to the UK and Europe, after their trek throughout America wraps up. They “Why Are You Ok” tour will now touch down in Dublin, Ireland, on February 15, followed by stops in the UK, Switzerland and the Czech Republic. It concludes on March 10 in Sweden at Malmo Live. Click here for tickets.
Beach Vibes Festival Announced
Though not technically a tour announcement, recent news that LCD Soundsystem will be curating and headlining their very own festival–slated for Riviera Maya, Mexico–has got us all excited. Taking place from January 26-28 next year (shortly after Phish performs there for a festival of their own), Hot Chip, Run the Jewels and Holy Ghost! are just some of the artists on the docket. Click here for tickets.
Van Morrison November Tour Dates
Van Morrison has just announced plans for his first studio album of original recordings since 2012. In support of the new tunes, Morrison will be hitting the road for a stint of shows throughout the UK. This is an addition to his previously announced summer tour which begins on July 3. It begins on October 20 at Bluesfest 2016 in London. Click here for tickets.
ScHoolboy Q ‘Groovy Tony Pit Stops’ Tour
ScHoolboy Q‘s Blank Face LP is due out on July 8, and to celebrate the new music he’ll be hitting the road for a short July tour. Dubbed “Groovy Tony Pit Stops,” catch the Compton rapper starting on July 7 with a slot at Ottawa Bluesfest, followed by performances in California, NYC, Atlanta, and throughout Texas. Click here for tickets.