John Mulaney, Tobin Sprout, Holy Wave, Lil Tracy, Jlin, more
With COVID cases falling and vaccination rates on the rise, tours and festivals are back. See the Tour Dates category for more information about the tour.
After shows in New York and Los Angeles, John Mulaney presents his new post-rehabilitation stand-up show, “From Scratch”, in other cities including Boston, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Philadelphia and New Orleans. . Go here for all dates.
Onetime Guided by Voices member Tobin Sprout will be touring this year with August dates in Grand Rapids, Dayton, DC, Asbury Park (8/13 at The Saint with The Natvral) and Cleveland, then November dates. in New York (Brooklyn Made on 12/11 with Surfer Blood and Kiwi Jr), Keen, NH, Philly and Toronto. All dates are here and check out the recent single “Supersonic Chairman”:
Toronto’s Kiwi Jr will be touring soon for his Sub Pop debut, Cooler returns, playing shows this year in LA, Toronto, New Haven, NYC, Columbus, Ottawa, Halifax, and more, then dates in January in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, DC and Montreal before touring the UK. Depending on the city, the shows are with Tobin Sprout, Nap Eyes, TUNS, Surfer Blood and Gladie.
Phoebe Bridgers has announced her first tour since COVID, and since releasing her excellent second solo album, punisher, earlier this week. Tickets went on sale today and she has now added more dates.
100 gecs recently announced a fall tour of North America and they’ve already started adding more shows.
Electronic music artist and producer Jlin has been quiet lately, but may have new things in the works. She will be playing a Brooklyn sbow at Elsewhere Hall on August 7th.
Lil Tracy, a collaborator of the late Lil Peep, performs a few concerts in New York and LA in August (tickets). His collaborative projects released on SoundCloud with Lil Peep, Castles and Castles II, has also hit streaming services recently.
HOLY WAVE / PEEL DREAM MAGAZINE
Texan psychedelic group Holy Wave and Brooklyn dreampop band Peel Dream Magazine team up for a two-week tour this September in Austin, Milwaukee, Chicago, Detroit, Brooklyn (The Sultan Room on 9/24), Philly, DC , Richmond, Atlanta and more. All dates are here.
The liberated woman Paradigms in April – this is the third album of these Parisians and takes them in more electronic directions while keeping the spirit of the group very stylish style. We haven’t had La Femme on North American shores for a while, even without the pandemic, but they will be here next summer, after announcing dates in June 2022, including Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Montreal. , Toronto, Chicago, St. Paul, Vancouver, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
A PLACE TO BURIAL FOREIGNERS (DATES WITH FUTURE ISLANDS AND MORE)
Brooklyn’s A Place to Bury Strangers just released their new EP, Hologram, and will celebrate with a New York release show in September and some opening dates for old friends Future Islands in October.
MADE IN AMERICA FEST EXTENDS ITS RANGE
The Philadelphia Made in America Festival, founded and hosted by Jay-Z, returns in 2021 over Labor Day weekend, September 4-5 at Ben Franklin Parkway. Since the roster was announced, they’ve made a few updates, adding Kehlani, Young Thug, Coi Leray, Latto, Griselda, Lloyd Banks, Fivio Foreign, Pi’erre Bourne and Maeta.
Brooklyn-based Pakistani vibe artist and songwriter Arooj Aftab has released his third album, Vulture prince, in April, and she announced a North American tour to support it this fall.
MARYLAND DEATH DAY
Eight new bands have been added to Maryland Deathfest 2022: Carcass, Tom G Warrior bands Triumph of Death (who perform Hellhammer material) and Triptykon, Mortiferum, Devil Master, Yautja, Scorched and Cardiac Arrest.
Yves has expanded his upcoming tour, which now includes a second show in New York.