Category: Tour Dates

The Specials add Los Angeles, Toronto dates to short April tour of North America

The Specials add Los Angeles, Toronto dates to short April tour of North America

Reunited ska legends The Specials have filled out their short trip to North America this April, adding, as promised, two more concerts — April 15 in Los Angeles and April 19 in Toronto — to the band’s brief itinerary.

Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry sets solo dates; tour with Peter Murphy begins in April

Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry sets solo dates; tour with Peter Murphy begins in April

Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry today unveiled a 20-date solo tour of Europe this spring in support of his forthcoming album Ark — his release first in 11 years — and said his previously announced co-headlining tour with Peter Murphy will open in mid-April in South America.

Bad Religion announces 30th anniversary concerts, plans to record 15th album

Bad Religion announces 30th anniversary concerts, plans to record 15th album

Southern California punk legends Bad Religion are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year, and will kick off the festivities with a springtime run of 12 West Coast club dates before hitting the studio to record their 15th studio album for release this fall.

a-ha to play 3 rare U.S. concerts in New York, Los Angeles as part of 2010 farewell tour

a-ha to play 3 rare U.S. concerts in New York, Los Angeles as part of 2010 farewell tour

Norwegian pop giants a-ha will bring their worldwide 2010 farewell tour to the United States for three concerts in New York and Los Angeles in May — a short trek that marks just the second time the trio will have performed on American soil since 1986.

Lou Reed reissues ‘Metal Machine Music,’ plots ‘A Night of Deep Noise’ European tour

Lou Reed reissues ‘Metal Machine Music,’ plots ‘A Night of Deep Noise’ European tour

Rock iconoclast Lou Reed next month will issue a digitally remastered edition of his oft-derided 1975 guitar-feedback opus Metal Machine Music on a trio of audiophile formats, and mark the occasion by taking his Metal Machine Trio to Europe for a brief tour billed as “A Night of Deep Noise.”

Crowded House to release new album in March, announce spring UK tour

Crowded House to release new album in March, announce spring UK tour

Crowded House this spring will release its second album since reuniting in 2007, an 11-track, as-yet-untitled disc that Neil Finn and Co. will support with a just-announced tour of the United Kingdom in May and June and a slot at the famed Isle of Wight Festival.

The Specials to play ‘Jimmy Fallon,’ New York City in April; full U.S. tour later in 2010

The Specials to play ‘Jimmy Fallon,’ New York City in April; full U.S. tour later in 2010

Reformed ska legends The Specials will make their first U.S. appearance in nearly 30 years with a performance on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” on April 12 before playing the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and three other stateside dates — all in advance of a full North American tour later in 2010, according to Billboard.com. So far, only an April 21 date at New York’s Terminal 5 has been announced, but two more shows are expected in April around the band’s previously announced California festival date, Billboard reports.

Midnight Oil, Violent Femmes members form instrumental surf-rock band The Break

Midnight Oil, Violent Femmes members form instrumental surf-rock band The Break

Three members of disbanded Aussie rock powerhouse Midnight Oil — drummer Rob Hirst and guitarists Jim Moginie and Martin Rotsey — and ex-Violent Femmes bassist Brian Ritchie this week announced the formation of The Break, a mostly instrumental surf-rock combo whose debut is due this spring.

Elvis Costello performing solo, with Imposters, Sugarcanes and orchestra this spring

Elvis Costello performing solo, with Imposters, Sugarcanes and orchestra this spring

Tweet With the second season of “Spectacle” wrapping up at the end of this month, host Elvis Costello is returning to the road this spring […]

Eric Avery quits again? Jane’s Addiction writing new songs without original bassist

Eric Avery quits again? Jane’s Addiction writing new songs without original bassist

Tweet Core Jane’s Addiction members Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro and Stephen Perkins are writing new material for what would be the band’s first album since […]

Alan Wilder’s Recoil unveils artwork, tracklist for ‘Selected’ best-of compilation CD

Alan Wilder’s Recoil unveils artwork, tracklist for ‘Selected’ best-of compilation CD

Tweet Former Depeche Mode keyboardist Alan Wilder has revealed the tracklist and cover art for Selected, the recently announced best-of compilation from his solo electronic […]

Dave Wakeling’s English Beat, Fishbone to tour U.S. clubs in February, March

Dave Wakeling’s English Beat, Fishbone to tour U.S. clubs in February, March

Tweet The Dave Wakeling-led reincarnation of 2 Tone-era ska act The English Beat and ska-punk survivors Fishbone will co-headline a month-long string of U.S. club […]

The Wedding Present unveils North American dates for ‘Bizarro’ 21st anniversary tour

The Wedding Present unveils North American dates for ‘Bizarro’ 21st anniversary tour

Tweet Today The Wedding Present unveiled North American dates for its worldwide tour marking the 21st anniversary of 1989’s Bizarro, the band’s second album and […]