Tagged: North American Tour

Kurt Vile Announces 2018 North American Tour

Influenced by some of my favorite bands Pavement, Neil Young, Tom Petty, and John Fahey: Indie rocker Kurt Vile just announced a big North American tour late fall.  The first of 17 shows will kick off Nov. 24 in Boston, MA and will wrap up Dec. 22 in Chicago, IL.  He will also travel to Brooklyn, Washington D.C., Dallas, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Seattle...

Buckcherry Announces Gen-X Tour with P.O.D., Lit and Alien Ant Farm

One of the hottest acts in the rock music genre right now, Buckcherry, just announced a massive new North American Tour.  The tour is dubbed the ‘Gen-X Tour’ and will kick off after performing at Milwaukee’s Summerfest on June 28 and wrapping up Aug. 31 in DuQuoin, IL.  They will also head to Hollywood, Baltimore, Calgary, Bonner Springs and Corpus...

Simple Plan Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary of Debut Album with Tour

In celebration of the the fifteen anniversary of their debut album, Canadian pop punk band Simple Plan announced a new North American Tour.  “No Pads, No Helmets…Just Balls!” came out fifteen years ago.  Can you believe that?  Fond memories of my late teens/early 20’s years.  The 19-date tour will kick off on March 18 in Fort Lauderdale, FL and will...

Supergroup Run the Jewels Announce 2017 Tour

There is a hip hop supergroup comprised of El-P and Killer Mike and they have just announced a HUGE new North American Tour.  Run the Jewels will be heading out on the road in 2017 in support of their newest album, “Run the Jewels 3.”  Their Run the World Tour will kick off on Jan. 11 in Philadelphia, PA and...

The Cure Announce 2016 North American Tour

Emerghad….The Cure has announced a full tour!  This is HUGE news.   The Cure have played sporadically (Clueless reference)throughout the past five years or so including headlining festivals like Lollapalooza, Osheaga and Riot Fest, but this will be their first actual tour since 2008.  They have not lost their magic.  This is a must see show.  This new tour will include...

The Fratellis Announce Eyes Wide, Tongue Tied Tour

I am from Chicago.  The Fratellis‘ Chelsea Dagger is the wolf call of the reigning Stanley Cup Champions, the Chicago Blackhawks.  Now, the Scottish group have announced a new album and North American tour.  The new tour and album are titled “Eyes Wide, Tongue Tied.” The tour will kick off Sept. 16 in Toronto, ON and will wrap up Oct....

Sam Smith Announces North American Tour

One of the best new acts to have come out of the UK recently just announced a North American Tour.  The hot-up-and-coming singer, Sam Smith will be bringing his “Lonley Hour” tour to us.  The tour will kick off Jan. 9, 2015 in Atlanta, GA and will wrap up Feb. 4 in Vancouver, BC.  In total, Smith will visit sixteen...

Billy Idol Announces 2015 North American Tour

Punk rock legend, Billy Idol, recently announced that he will be bringing his “Kings & Queens of the Underground” tour to the United States in early 2015.  Idol will kick off his tour in Nov. 2014 in Europe, but will head across the pond in Jan. 2015 for the North American leg.  This tour will kick off in New Orleans,...

John Mellencamp Announces 2015 Tour

Late last week, John Mellencamp announced dates for his upcoming massive North American Tour.  The new tour is dubbed the “Plain Spoken” Tour and is support of his newest album of the same name.  This is a HUGE tour, 80 stops in all.  That’s a ton. The tour will kick off Jan. 21, 2015 in South Bend, IN and will...