Tours, Tours, and More Tours & Festivals Announced!



Vampire Weekend have announced a North American tour supporting their upcoming album Father of the Bride. Tickets go on sale to the general public on February 8 at noon, following a Verified Fan presale beginning on February 5. All U.S. ticket buyers will be sent a CD copy of Father of the Bride.

Interpol are kicking off a North American leg of their tour this week, and they’ve added new dates, again. After concluding a North American run on February 16 at Madison Square Garden, Interpol will head down to South America before returning to the U.S. and the U.K. in May for some newly announced shows. The band have a pretty full slate of live shows as they are scheduled to be on the road until well into July.

Tame Impala have announced a slate of U.S. tour dates around their spring festival stops. After headlining Coachella in April, Kevin Parker and company will play five shows in southern states during the first week of May, followed by three more festival gigs at Corona Capital in Guadalajara, Boston Calling in Boston, and Primavera in Barcelona, respectively. The run includes shows in Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Florida.

Bon Iver has announced a new tour for spring 2019. Justin Vernon and the gang will kick things off in Philadelphia, PA at The Met Philadelphia before making stops in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Memphis, Oklahoma City, St. Louis, East Moline, and Detroit, where the tour wraps on April 8.

It might be in single digit temperatures throughout much of the country this week, but New Found Glory’s summer plans are enough to help us survive. The band took to social media to announce the From The Screen To Your Stereo To Your Town tour with a stacked lineup. The pop-punk act will be hitting the road with support from Real Friends, the Early November and Doll Skin. The band will be bringing their tour package to their second annual BreakFest in Franklin, TN June 2. Mae, Hawthorne Heights, Jetty Bones, Microwave, Love You Later and H.A.R.D. will also join them. Tickets for that are available here.

We already knew this year’s stacked Download Festival would be anchored with headlining sets from Slipknot, Tool and Def Leppard. But now, a whole slew of additional bands have been added to the upcoming rock event. Over 40, in fact! Fever 333, Halestorm and Stone Temple Pilots have now been announced for the June 14-16 fest at Donington Park in Leicestershire, England. Also freshly added to the bill? Beartooth, Palaye Royale and more.

Third Eye Blind and Jimmy Eat World have announced a joint North American tour, set for later this year. The tour kicks off in Los Angeles at The Greek Theatre on June 14, and will run until early August.Ra Ra Riotwill be the opening act at every show. The presale starts on January 30, with tickets going on sale to the public on February 1.

Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival has announced this years lineup in addition to tacos and beer, the sixth annual event in Dana Point, California, led by Good Charlotte, the Offspring, Flogging Molly, Bad Religion and the Descendents. It all goes down over an expanded two-day stretch April 6-7 at Doheny State Beach park.

John Mayer has shared dates for a massive U.S. summer tour, beginning in Albany and ending with two nights at The Forum in Inglewood, CA. Mayer has scheduled stops in most major cities, including two nights in New York at Madison Square Garden. Prior to his solo tour, Mayer has a string of live dates throughout June and July with Grateful Dead alums Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, and Mickey Hart as Dead & Company.

Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman has announced dates and locations for five shows celebrating the tour’s 25th anniversary. In the wake of last year’s cross-country farewell run, Warped will host events this June and July in Ohio, New Jersey, and California to commemorate a quarter-century as a pop-punk institution. The first show takes place on June 8 at Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, where a kick-off concert will launch a Warped-themed exhibit titled Forever Warped. Anniversary shows are also scheduled for June 29 and 30 at Atlantic City Beach, and July 20 and 21 at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, Calif.


At long last, this year’s Reading & Leeds festivals dropped the second wave of their lineup this morning. Joining twenty one pilotsPost MaloneFoo Fighters and the 1975, include scene-favorites such as A Day To RememberYou Me At Six and Enter Shikari. In addition to the aforementioned second-wave artists, Reading & Leeds also add Charli XCXthe WombatsAgainst The Current and the Story So Far.
According to the Reading & Leeds Twitter, they added over 50 acts for the second lineup announcement.