Here's a roundup of recent tour news. Check the Tour Dates category for more.
NYC art rock group Battles have announced spring tour dates that include new headline shows in addition to their dates with Primus. Just announced headline shows are in Austin, Dallas, Des Moines, Baton Rouge, Chattanooga, Pensacola, Orlando, Jacksonville, Hamden, Pittsburgh, Philly and Chicago. All dates are here.
Chicago jazz great Makaya McCraven hits the road this May, beginning with a stop at NJ's Exit Zero Jazz Festival.
BAD COP/BAD COP & THE HOMELESS GOSPEL CHOIR
Bad Cop/Bad Cop will be joining up with The Homeless Gospel Choir for a run of dates in May. Look for them in Norfolk, DC, Bensalem, Lancaster, NYC (Trans Pecos on May 14), Sommerville, Millvale, Cleveland, Rochester, Toronto, and Montreal.
DANIEL ROMANO / CARSON MCHONE
Having just released new album Frank, Richmond rapper Fly Anakin will be playing a few shows, including SXSW, Treefort Fest, Brooklyn (Baby's All Right on April 7), and Los Angeles (The Peppermint Club on April 20).
MARKETA IRGLOVA & GLEN HANSARD
Swell Season members and Once costars Marketa Irglova and Glen Hansard start their 15th anniversary tour for the film tonight in Minneapolis. From there, they play Chicago, Philly, Boston, NYC (Beacon Theatre on March 17) and Washington, DC.
Dublin's Pillow Queens will release their sophomore album Leave The Light On on April 1 and you can check out a few tracks from that below. The band are heading to the US to play SXSW and then tour afterwards, including shows on both coasts and most major cities in the US and Canada. All dates are here.