Lord Huron, Pinegrove, The Hu, ZZ Top, Between the Buried and Me, and more

With COVID cases on the decline and vaccination rates on the rise, tours and festivals are heralded and recurring. Go here for more information on coronaviruses and see the Tour Dates category for more information on the tour.


The experimental duo Tonstartssbandht will be on tour this fall, including performances in Asheville, DC, Philly, Boston, Brooklyn (Market hotel on 10/28), Richmond, Atlanta, Memphis, Chicago, St Paul, Denver, Salt Lake City, Boise, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Santa Anna, Joshua Tree, Los Angeles (The echo of 26/11 with Art Feynman), Phoenix, Tucson, El Paso, Austin and Denton. All dates are here.


Texan trio ZZ Top will be on tour this summer, including shows in Louisville, Tuscaloosa, Little Rock, Bonner Springs, Sturgis, Missoula, Salt Lake City, and more. Then in the fall they’ll be released again, including shows in Cincinnati, Bethel, NY (Bethel Woods Arts Center September 26), Macon, Las Vegas, Jacksonville, Orlando, Chattanooga, Lubbock, El Paso, etc. Then in 2022, they will be touring Canada. Head here for all dates.


Scottish post-rock greats Mogwai celebrated their 25th anniversary in 2020 (lockdown style) and released their great new album As the love continues back in February. (Stream it below.) The group will finally be able to tour this summer with UK and European dates, and have also just announced a North American tour for 2022.


Mongolian metal / folk group The Hu will be back in North America on September 1 for a mix of headlining concerts and dates in support of Halestorm. Shows include VA’s Blue Ridge Rock Festival and shows in Philly, Baltimore, Asbury Park (Stone pony on 9/16), New York (Irving Plaza on 9/18), Boston, New Haven, Morgantown, Louisville, Houston, Dallas, Austin for ACL Fest, New Orleans, Chicago, Minneapolis, Boulder, Denver, Calgary, Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles (El Rey on Halloween) and more. All dates are here.


Anberlin has announced a headlining tour and there is very attractive support from the emo lifers of NJ The Early November. The tour kicks off September 4 in Orlando and also touches Set Petersburg, Houton, Austin, Dallas, St Louis, Chicago, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Montclair (The Wellmont Theater on 9/17), Long Island (Paramount on 9/18), Nashville, Louisville, Cincinnati, Charlotte, Atlanta and Birmingham. All dates are here.


The big names of the Thrash Testament, Exodus and Death Angel have announced the “The Bay Strikes Back” tour which will bring them together this fall. “Finally, we are able to announce this suspended tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” writes Eric Peterson of Testament. “We are totally excited to get back on the road and continue where we left off …


The Pitchfork Music Festival has announced 2021 dates and schedules for its very first edition in London, as well as Pitchfork Paris, both of which take place in November.


Young Nudy, who recently released DR. EV4L in May, announced DR. EV4L vs RICH SHOOTER tour which has stops in August in Houston, Dallas, Charlotte, Memphis, Atlanta, Birmingham, Silver Springs, NYC (Gramercy theater on 08/19), Philly and Boston. He will also be back in New York this fall for Rolling Loud.


The Gothic Bauhaus icons have a few tour dates this fall, including a visit to the Kings Theater in Brooklyn where they just added a second show.


Parquet Courts released a new album this fall and just announced tour dates as well.


Earth Crisis has a few dates in the Northeast in October with Snapcase and Strife. They will play Buffalo on October 8 at Town Ballroom and Philly on October 9 at the Arts Souterrains.


With a new album on the way, Between the Buried and Me will be on tour this fall, starting August 3 in Atlanta, and from there to Richmond, Philly, DC, NYC (Gramercy Theater August 8-9), Worcester, Hartford, Poughkeepsie, Rochester, Millvale, Cleveland, Detroit, St Louis, Chicago, Minneapolis, Lawrence, Denver, Salt Lake City, Boise, Seattle, Portland, Sacramento, Garden Grove, Los Angeles (September 2 at the Teragram Ballroom), Las Vegas, Phoenix, Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, Pensacola, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, Nashville and Charlotte. Head here for all dates.


Lord Huron will be on tour from September, including two sold-out concerts on the New York rooftop at Pier 17. They just added a few dates in October, including concerts in Oklahoma City, Dallas and Austin. All dates are here.


Chicago’s Beach Bunny will be on tour this fall, including a sold-out show at Wester Hall in New York City on November 10. They just announced that they will be in New York City much sooner than that, performing at Brooklyn Music Hall in Williamsburg on August 4 (tickets on sale on 6/29 at noon). They also have a sold-out show at Asbury Park in September and will be at Riot Fest, among other dates. Head here for their full tour program.


Mike Birbiglia is “working” with small club shows this summer and fall before officially presenting his new stand-up show, “The Old Man and The Pool,” early next year. He added a few dates to the tour, including concerts in New York City, East Hampton and Austin.


Slow Pulp will be on tour this fall, including dates with Girl K, Mamalarky and Strange Ranger. Dates start with a hometown of Madison, WI on 11/4 and the tour also runs in Denver, Salt Lake City, Seattle, Vancouver, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles (The echo of 18/11), Phoenix, Austin, Dallis, Columbus, Nashville, Atlanta, DC, Philly, Brooklyn (Elsewhere Zone 1 on 12/10), Boston, Toronto, Cleveland, Detroit, Chicago, etc. Head here for all dates.


Synthpop pioneer Howard Jones has announced the postponement of his acoustic trio tour dates. The new dates are in February 2022 and include stops in Ithaca, Saratoga, Boston, Norwalk, Pawling, Long Island (Paramount on 02/18), New York (Sony Hall 2/19), Sellersville and Alexandria, VA. All dates are here.


Pinegrove, who released the Amperland the film (and soundtrack) earlier this year will be on tour this fall, including festival appearances at Bonnaroo and Railbird, as well as key dates with Skullcrusher, Blue Ranger, Miloe, Grumpy, Samia and more. Stops include Portland, ME, Burlington, Buffalo, Columbus, Cleveland, Millvale, Saxapahaw, Baltimore and Montclair, NJ’s Wellmont Theater on 10/20. Head here for these dates.


ManDancing from New Jersey, who released The good sweat last November, will finally be able to turn the record this fall. Tour begins in Pittsburgh on 12/11, then arrives in Cleveland, Louisville, Atlanta, Charlotte, Richmond, Lancaster, Brooklyn (11/19, location to be confirmed) and Long Island’s Amityville Music Hall on 11/20. Pittsburgh and Cleveland are with String Machine while shows in Atlanta, Charlotte and Richmond are with Worlds Greatest Dad. All dates are here.


All Get Out of South Carolina will be on tour this fall, starting September 22 in Nashville and including stops in Atlanta, Chapel Hill, Birmingham, Columbia. For all dates and tickets, head here.

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