The much-anticipated North American “Unity Tour” by electronic-music giants New Order and Pet Shop Boys has been hit with a second year-long delay due to “continuing uncertainty caused by the COVID pandemic, ” the two groups announced Tuesday. Check out the new dates right here.
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Dream-pop favorites The Ocean Blue have announced a run of eight shows later this year that include dates in Atlanta, Nashville, Tenn., West Palm Beach, Fla., and Phoenix that originally had been scheduled in 2020 before being postponed by the pandemic. Check out those tour dates right here.
Australian rockers Hoodoo Gurus have been forced for the second time to reschedule their first U.S. tour in more than a decade, this time because the band’s members can’t leave their home country due to their government’s strict restrictions on international travel. See the rescheduled dates right here.
Bob Mould will return to the road later this year for a 23-date tour that’ll find him performing the first run of shows with his eponymous trio with the remainder being solo-electric performances, all under the banner of “Distortion and Blue Hearts!” Full details, including tour dates, right here.
The House of Love is nearing completion of a new studio album — featuring the working title A State of Grace — and has begun rescheduling dates on the band’s exceedingly rare North American tour, which was scuttled, like so much else, by the COVID-19 pandemic. Full details right here.
Dead Can Dance — led by co-founders and mainstays Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard — has delayed the North American leg of its “A Celebration — Life & Works 1980-20201” tour for a second time due to COVID-19, with the 13-date run now scheduled for October. Full dates right here.
Ministry’s Industrial Strength Tour has been been rescheduled for a second time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, moving from summer 2020 to spring 2021 and now fall 2021, this time with Helmet joining Front Line Assembly as openers rather than KMFDM. See the new dates right here.
The Sisters of Mercy’s pandemic-interrupted tour — the band played right up through March 11, 2020 — is now set to resume later this year with a trio of 40th anniversary concerts in London followed by a 14-date run of shows in Europe in September and October. Full dates right here.
Dinosaur Jr returns next month with its fifth post-reunion album and 12th overall, the 12-song, pandemic-delayed Sweep It Into Space, which the trio will support with a 42-date North American tour that starts in September and will wrap up next February. Full details and tour dates right here.
The Jesus and Mary Chain have rescheduled for a second time — and expanded — their COVID-delayed European tour during which they were to perform 1987’s Darklands in full, with 22 concerts now scheduled in November and December of this year. Full dates and details here.
New Order has announced its first hometown concert in four years, a large outdoor gig with Hot Chip and Working Men’s Club at Manchester’s Heaton Park in September that will precede the group’s rescheduled U.S. tour with the Pet Shop Boys later that month. Full details right here.
Midnight Oil has announced plans to play a short run of outdoor concerts in the reunited band’s native Australia in February and March of next year centered around its new mini-LP The Makarrata Project, a collaboration with First Nation musicians. Full dates and details right here.
ustralian rockers Hoodoo Gurus have begun work on a new studio album they plan to release next year, but have offered fans an early taste of their new music in the form of an uncharacteristically political single called “Hung Out to Dry” that goes after President Donald Trump. Check out the new song right here.
Dinosaur Jr will make a return to live music with a pair of limited-capacity, socially distanced outdoor concerts — one a “drive-in” show with fans in cars, the other with attendees in spaced-out “grids” — in New England next month, the band announced today. Full details and ticket information right here.