Top 5 Tour Announcements of the Week
This week, Sheryl Crow steps back into the limelight and Ed Sheeran gears up for a busy summer in the US. Also, Travis Scott prepares for his Coachella debut. Here’s who we’re most excited to see announce tours.
Ed Sheeran ‘Divide’ Tour
In support of his third studio album, Divide, Ed Sheeran has announced an epic North American tour. The fun kicks off on June 29 at the Spring Center in Kansas City, MO, followed by stops around Canada, the Northeast and Pacific Northwest. After a run through California, Texas, Florida and more, the singer will wrap things up on October 6 in Nashville, TN. Click here for tickets.
Fleet Foxes Summer Tour
After a six-year break from recording, the Fleet Foxes are back with a new album and corresponding tour. After a batch of European shows the band will take the stage in Portland, ME, on the July 27. Catch them around the East Coast, Toronto, Detroit and Los Angeles, before closing with a September 27 show at Red Rocks. They’re also on tap for this year’s Newport Folk Festival. Click here for tickets.
Sheryl Crow North American Tour
Rocker Sheryl Crow has just announced plans for her first new album since 2013, and a corresponding North American tour. By Myself is due out on April 19, just three days before her tour kicks off on Atlantic City, NJ. She’ll also make stops in Florida, California, and up and down the East Coast with additional dates expected later. Click here for tickets.
Modest Mouse Summer Tour
Indie stalwarts Modest Mouse have just announced plans for a summer tour. The dates will be spread across the the Southwest, Midwest and Pacific Northwest, kicking off on May 23 at the Knitting Factory in Spokane, WA. You can also catch them at this year’s BottleRock fest, held over Memorial Day Weekend. The tour comes to a close on June 10 in Lincoln, NE, at Pinewood Bowl. Click here for tickets.
Travis Scott ‘Bird’s Eye View’ Tour
Rapper Travis Scott has a busy few months ahead of him, as the Kanye West protege has just announced dates for the “Bird’s Eye View” tour. The spring/summer jaunt will start on March 10 in New Orleans, followed by shows throughout the US. The tour is bookended by Scott’s Coachella performance in April, and a Bonnaroo slot in June. Click here for tickets.
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