Animal Collective by Amanda Silberling
Summer 2022 is looking a little brighter, thanks to the long list of artists who have announced tours this week! With some tours beginning in March, others ending in November, musicians will travel to perform in front of crowds in venues of all sizes. From The chicks revive their country hits for The weekend in the stadiums, the shows announced this week are not to be missed. Check out some of the artists coming to a city near you below!
For the first time as “The Chicks,” the iconic country trio will hit the road this summer playing in 27 cities across North America. Audiences are sure to hear a few songs from their latest album after their 14-year hiatus, gas lighter. We can only hope that maybe some older hits will be mixed in. Their openings include Patty Griffin and Jenny Lewis.
Synth-pop legends Poliça will travel across the United States and play two shows in Canada for their upcoming summer tour. Playing 21 dates, the band have announced their tour along with the release of their new single “Rotting”, their first release since 2020. Joining them on tour is Brooklyn-based band, Wilsen.
The singer-songwriter (whom you might recognize as having created the Sex education Netflix soundtrack), is touring with his band this spring and summer. With dates running from March to September, Furman will be joined on the long tour by Grace Cummings for a few shows. The tour announcement comes after the release of their new single, “Point Me Toward The Real”.
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Yes, you read that right. This powerful trio of punk-rock musicians hit the road for their collaborative “Carousel” tour. Playing historic locations like The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey and The Hangar in New Orleans, Louisiana, this tour won’t disappoint. Joining the trio on different parts of the tour are ‘special guests’ Mikey Erg, home is whereand oceanator.
This spring and summer, Summer Walker will play a few shows in the United States and the United Kingdom, for their tour called “The Summer Walker Series”. Five of the eight shows listed will be festival dates, including a performance at the Sol Blume Festival in Washington, DC and the Wireless Festival in London. Walker also mentioned in his announcement that more dates will be added to his tour soon.
Singer-songwriter sensation The Weeknd will draw big crowds for his upcoming world stadium tour this summer. In the same way Doja Cat, the first leg of the “After Hours Til Dawn” tour will play some of the biggest stadiums in the United States and Canada. From Metlife Stadium in New Jersey to Rogers Center in Toronto, this tour is bound to be a party.
After recently releasing his album boats of time, Animal Collective will play US shows next May and June. Joining Animal Collective is The hive mind, an alternative rock band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After their tour, the experimental pop quintet will make an appearance at the highly anticipated Day In Day Out festival in Seattle.
Singer-songwriter, performance artist and comedian Macy Rodman has announced her “mini tour” for the duration of March, which will begin right after the release of her new album, Uncontrollable flammables. Rodman will visit some major cities on his tour, including New York, Austin, Chicago, Los Angeles and Seattle.
Along with announcing the release of his first album since 2020 titled, This is a photograph, Morby will play concerts all over the world. From May to November, Morby will play from Spain to Illinois with his group “The Photographs”. Joining Morby on his world tour will be the Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Cassandra Jenkinsand the band coconut.