After several false starts, BROCKHAMPTON finally announced they’d be dropping a new album called Iridescence in September. Now, our favorite hip-hop boyband have scheduled a North American fall tour in support of that release. Spanning 27 dates, the “I’ll Be There” tour officially kicks off October 3rd in Mesa, Arizona, before making its way through Houston, New Orleans, Philadelphia, New York, Toronto, Chicago, Seattle, Denver, and Las Vegas, among other cities. The itinerary also includes festival appearances at Austin City Limits and Tyler, the Creator’s Camp Flog Gnaw in Los Angeles. Consider your calendars saturated with opportunities to see hip-hop’s hottest collective. –Lake Schatz
In June, Lykke Li celebrated the release of her excellent fourth album, so sad so sexy. In support of the record, the Swedish songwriter announced a new round of North American tour dates, set to take place in October. She’s expected to hit cities like Boston, Philadelphia, New York, Toronto, Los Angeles, and Portland, among others. The trek follows a series of festival sets, including Lollapalooza in Chicago and Sziget in Budapest. –Lake Schatz
Fleetwood Mac and Lindsey Buckingham
Fleetwood Mac are set to embark on an extensive North American tour next month. The 52-date outing will see the legendary outfit incorporating new members Mike Campbell, the longtime lead guitarist for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, and Crowded House frontman Neil Finn, who were both brought into the fold to replace Lindsey Buckingham. Incidentally, this fall Buckingham will go head to head with his former bandmates, as he’s just announced a solo tour that’s scheduled to kick off just days after Fleetwood Mac begin their own North American outing. –Lake Schatz and Alex Young
Public Image Ltd.
John Lydon has been celebrating the 40th anniversary of Public Image Ltd. throughout 2018. Already they’ve premiered a documentary film about the band and released a career-spanning box set in July. Having just wrapped a UK/European summer, now Johnny Rotten sets his eyes on a similar jaunt through North America for this October and early November. The tour kicks off in New Orleans on October 9th and crosses the country before coming to an end in Mexico City on November 6th. Before that, they’ll host the theatrical premiere of their aforementioned documentary, The Public Image Is Rotten, in New York City on September 14th. God save us all! –Alex Young
July brought the release of Hive Mind, the new album from The Internet. Now, in continued promotion of the acclaimed LP, the R&B collective have announced a North American headlining tour that takes place this fall. Set to commence October 17th and run through mid-December, the months-long trek will pass through Minneapolis, Portland, Vancouver, Las Vegas, Austin, Charlotte, Boston, and Detroit, among other cities. The itinerary, which comes after a series of dates supporting Gorillaz, also includes a set at Gorillaz’s own Demon Dayz Festival in Los Angeles. –Lake Schatz