The Lumineers announced on February 8 the North American dates of the Brightside World Tour 2022. Shows begin May 18 and run through early September, including local shows at PNC Bank Arts Center on May 28 and Forest Hills Stadium on June 17. Caamp will be the supporting actor at all local shows. After successfully creating the world’s first major climate positive tour in 2020, The Lumineers will continue their partnership with environmental nonprofit REVERB.org on this year’s tour. The band is committed to a comprehensive climate action program through REVERB’s Music Climate Revolution campaign, which, in addition to reducing the tour’s environmental footprint and inspiring fans to take action at the shows, will support projects that directly and measurably remove greenhouse gases while benefiting various global communities. These efforts will make the climate of the tour positive; removing far more greenhouse gas pollution than the tour emits, including fan travel to and from shows.
Wilco will celebrate 20 years of their fourth studio album, Yankee Hotel Foxtrotperforming the album in its entirety at four concerts at the United Palace on April 15, 16, 17 and 19. The band will also perform a mix of gig favorites and rarities. Yankee Hotel Foxtrot will be reissued later this year.
Fleet Foxes announced a series of 35 headlining tour dates on February 9 in support of the 2020 album Bank. The tour will take Fleet Foxes across North America, the UK and Europe starting June 27 and will include a date at Forest Hills Stadium on August 13. The live band will feature Robin Pecknold joined by four multi-instrumentalists, Skyler Skjelset, Casey Westcott, Christian Wargo and Morgan Henderson.
Idles has added US dates to an international tour which begins in Wales on February 18 and ends in Australia on November 8. New shows include a headlining performance at the Kings Theater on September 15.
Father John Misty will celebrate the release of Chloë and the following 20th century on April 14 with a pair of intimate performances in the Rainbow Room at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Admission to the show is free with the pre-purchase of a signed LP edition of Chloë and the following 20th century, available for $32.98 on a first-come, first-served basis from Rough Trade’s online store. Pre-purchase of the disc confirms an RSVP to the show. Up to two discs may be pre-purchased per person to redeem two passes to the show.
Sunflower Bean announced on February 8 that they will be extending their previously announced US and UK tour, which originally ran from February 24 to April 11. The new North American dates will begin April 29 and run through June 11. dates at Asbury Lanes on May 6 and Webster Hall on May 12. The tour will promote the band’s third studio album, A head of sugarwhich will be released on May 6.
Melissa Etheridge will continue her Friday night podcasts until the end of February, then embark on an international tour on March 16 to promote her Output album. Area shows include St. George Theater on June 10, Tarrytown Music Hall on June 12, Count Basie Center for the Arts on June 13, and Mayo Performing Arts Center on June 14. Etheridge will also play it. A bunch of women show at City Winery NYC May 30-31 and June 2-3.
Destruction will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a new album, Diabolical, April 8, followed by a spring tour with Nervosa, Sunlord and VX36. The month-long tour kicks off April 28 at Elsewhere in Brooklyn. “Yes – we are super excited: the first tour of the new record, Diabolical, will debut in North America! said Destruction vocalist/bassist Schmier. “We weren’t able to tour there on the last album due to the pandemic, so we made it our top priority to return as soon as circumstances allow, to perform again for our American fans!”
Other newly announced shows include the following dates.
- March 4: Wreckless Eric, Scout Gillett on TV Eye
- March 5: Helena Deland at Baby’s All Right
- March 19: Alabaster DePlume on Public Records
- April 1: Kyle in Warsaw
- April 6: Molly Tuttle, Golden Highway at Brooklyn Made
- April 6: Sigrid at Brooklyn Steel
- April 29: Land of Talk, Zoon at the Bowery Ballroom
- April 30: Ho99o9, N8NoFace at Bowery Ballroom
- April 15: Kevin Devine, pronoun, Kayleigh Goldsworthy at Williamsburg Music Hall
- April 23: The Bogmen at the Bowery Ballroom
- May 4: Eve 6, Jake Flores, We Are the Union at (le) Poisson Rouge
- May 6: Sunflower at Asbury Lanes
- May 12: Tournesol at Webster Hall
- May 12: BoyWithUke at the Bowery Ballroom
- May 13: The Naked Party at Brooklyn Made
- May 14: Misery Index, Origin, Wolf King at Saint Vitus Bar
- May 15: Matt Andersen at City Winery Loft
- May 22: Keshi at Webster Hall
- May 22: Lo Moon at Mercury Lounge
- May 31: Mess Esque at Baby’s All Right
- June 3: 1788-L at Music Hall in Williamsburg
- June 4: Jordana at Baby’s All Right
- June 7: mxmtoon, Chloe Moriando at Webster Hall
- June 15: Rebelution on the roof of Pier 17
- June 25: Puscifer at the Kings Theater
New postponements and cancellations
The Pretty Reckless announced on February 7 the postponement of its two concerts in New York. According to the band’s social media, “Due to unforeseen circumstances, our scheduled shows for this March at Brooklyn Made have been moved to May 17 and 18. March 22 tickets will be honored at the May 17 performance while all tickets from March 23 will be valid for May 18. See you in May!”
The following shows have also recently been rescheduled:
- She Past Away at the Poisson Rouge, from February 5 to October 26
- Ben Platt at Madison Square Garden, March 6 through September 27
- Chet Faker at Terminal 5, from April 1 to September 10
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