With COVID cases on the decline and vaccination rates on the rise, tours and festivals are being announced again. Go here for more information on coronaviruses and see the Tour Dates category for more information on the tour.
Chris Thile just released Laysongs, his first entirely solo vocal / mandolin album, and will support him on tour this fall. The dates start October 3 in Nashville and hit Cincinnati, Flint, Skokie, Tarrytown, Charleston (SC), Durham, Atlanta, Houston and more. Chris also has a few dates this summer, including the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Montgomery, NY (City Winery Hudson Valley on 6/27) and more. Head here for all dates and broadcast the Laysongs below:
GOO GOO DOLLS
Goo Goo Dolls will be on the road with Blue October this summer, including stops in Salt Lake City (tour kicks off on 7/26), Denver, Kansas City, Chicago, Detroit, Toronto, Cleveland, La New York area (Center des arts de la Banque PNC on 08/13) Boston, Philly, Jacksonville, Nashville, Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles (Greek on 2/9) and more. All dates are here.
FREE THE ARCHERS
Vancouver power metal band Unleash the Archers will tour in September with Aether Realm and Seven Kingdoms, with stops in Minneapolis, Chicago, Detroit, Providence, NYCLe Poisson Rouge on 8/9), Baltimore, Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, Oklahoma City, Kansas City, Denver, Albuquerque, Los Angeles (1720 September 22), San Diego, Portland, Seattle, and more.
PINKNIC 2021 RANGE
Rose festival, which celebrates everyone’s favorite wine that falls somewhere between red and white, takes place on Labor Day weekend (9/4 and 9/5) on Governors Island in New York City. This year’s music lineup is led by Fat Joe and also includes performances by Dombresky, Masego, Pnau, Sofi Tucker, Adeline, Juan Maclean & Nancy Whang and The Frenchies. Head here for tickets and more information.
STREET LIGHT MANIFESTO
Ska / punk / etc lifers Streetlight Manifesto hasn’t released a new album in eight years, but they are still active and are giving a few gigs this year, starting with Punk Rock Bowling, followed by four headlining gigs in the North-east.
Dr Dog recently announced what they say is their last tour, writing, “It’s important for us that you understand that this isn’t a breakup or something like that. We don’t know. what Dr Dog will do, we just know that won’t include the tour except the tour we’re announcing now, which is going to rule. ” They have now extended this tour, adding additional dates in several cities including Philadelphia, New York, Austin, Chicago, Portland and Seattle.
Current 93, the longtime and prolific “hallucinatory Patripassian rock band” led by David Tibet, were supposed to perform their first concerts in New York for more than 10 years last April, but these did not happen thanks to the pandemic. They’ve been rescheduled for March of this year, which hasn’t happened either, but they’re now set for Halloween weekend 2022. “We’re OverMoon to announce the rescheduled C93 Channellings at Lovely Warsaw in Brooklyn, NYC, ”the group said. “These days and dates are FarFarAway, as Slade sang in one of my favorite singles, but finally we’ll come PickNick with TrickNicks from NYC… SeeYouThen / AmenAmen.