The Smashing Pumpkins and Jane’s Addiction have teamed up for the Spirits on Fire tour, which will see the bands covering North America over October and November. For each group, it will be their first outing in some years.
Last year, it was announced that Thundercat would be touring this summer in support of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Now the bass phenom has unveiled a set of headlining concerts alongside the stadium tour.
This year will be the last time to get “tin roof rusted” as The B-52s have announced a tour billed as their “final tour ever of planet Earth.” The band, with Tracy Wormworth, will say goodbye over 15 tour dates this fall.
The Bay is ready to strike back again as Testament, Exodus, and Death Angel are teaming up for a second leg of tour dates. The “Bay Strikes Back” tour will bring the thrash titans together again starting on September 9th.
Another monstrous metal tour has been announced as Anthrax and Black Label Society unveiled a co-headlining tour. Hatebreed will be opening the show on select dates. The bands are anchored by Frank Bello, John “JD” DeServio, and Chris Beattie, respectively.
Grateful Dead founder Phil Lesh has unveiled a string of summer dates with his band Phil Lesh and Friends. The legendary bassist will have a host of special guests during his concerts, which will focus on the West Coast before heading east.
The Zappa Band will be back on the road with a headlining tour in June. The band consists of Frank Zappa band alumni Mike Keneally and Ray White, Robert Martin, and Scott Thunes. They’re joined by Joe Travers and Jamie Kime.
Les Claypool is keeping plenty busy this month. In addition to the new Primus EP and their “A Tribute to Kings” tour, Claypool has announced dates with his Bastard Jazz project.
Oteil Burbridge has announced a new set of tour dates with his project Oteil & Friends. The band on this go-around will include keyboardist Melvin Seals, guitarists Steve Kimock and Eric Krasno, and drummer John Kimock.
After releasing the “Texas Moon” EP with Leon Bridges, Khruangbin has announced that they’re expanding their upcoming tour, stretching it into August and October.
Funk pioneer George Clinton decided to call it quits with a farewell tour that wrapped up in 2020, but it appears he’s ready to come out of retirement. The singer and Parliament-Funkadelic have announced a new run of tour dates.
Cannibal Corpse is currently wrapping up a tour in the South, but they’re already gearing up for more mayhem. The band, anchored by bass heavyweight Alex Webster, has announced a run of headlining tour of the East Coast for June.