Top 5 Tour Announcements of the Week
This week, music’s indie frontrunners prepare for solo treks, and Red Hot Chili Peppers announce their first lengthy tour in years. Plus, Louis C.K. gears up for another round of comedy dates. Here’s who we’re most excited to see hit the road.
Red Hot Chili Peppers ‘Getaway World Tour’
In support of their highly-anticipated eleventh studio album The Getaway, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are hitting the road for a tour of the same name. It kicks off on January 5 at AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX, and wraps up on March 18 in Vancouver. Click here for tickets.
Louis C.K. Fall Tour
It hasn’t been long since Louis C.K. wrapped up his summer tour, and he’s already announced plans for the fall. Beginning on September 20 at the Fox Theater in Atlanta, the comedian will spend multiple nights in numerous cities around North America, including a four-night run at Austin’s Moody Theater. Click here for tickets.
Aphex Twin December Shows
British DJ Aphex Twin (Richard David James) has announced plans for his first US performances in eight years. The 45-year-old musician will headline Houston’s Day for Night Festival, held this year on December 17 and 18. Will more tour dates follow? Let’s hope so! Click here for tickets.
Jim James ‘Eternally Even’ Solo Tour
My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James will hit the road for a solo tour, in support of his new album Eternally Even. The new tunes take on the current political, social and environmental issues plaguing the country, and examine whether we’re too late to fix them. Watch them performed live starting on September 28 in Pioneertown, CA. Click here for tickets.
Bon Iver New York City Shows
Justin Vernon’s Bon Iver has announced a short New York-based tour for this December. The shows come a few months after their upcoming album, A Million, drops on September 30. The run of shows starts with a gig at the Capitol Theatre on December 9, followed by a night in NYC and three nights in Brooklyn. Click here for tickets.
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