Open Mike Eagle announces spring US tour dates

Sammus and Video Dave will join the Chicago MC on a 12-date jaunt

Open Mike Eagle Kim Newmoney 2019 US Spring tour dates
Open Mike Eagle, photo by Kim Newmoney

    Open Mike Eagle dropped his latest EP, What Happens When I Try to Relax, back in the fall. Now, the Chicago MC will support the release on his newly announced “The Still Can’t Relax Tour”.

    The 12-date jaunt will kick off on March 28th in Milwaukee and touch down in St. Paul, Chicago, Brooklyn, Charlotte, Nashville, and Atlanta before wrapping up in Lansing, Michigan on April 20th (natch). New York rapper and OME collaborator Sammus and Video Dave will provide support on the trek.

    Find the complete itinerary below.

    Open Mike Eagle “The Still Can’t Relax” 2019 Tour Dates:
    03/28 – Milwaukee, WI @ Marquette University
    03/29 – St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club
    03/31 – Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theater – Encore Room
    04/01 – Chicago, IL @ Schubas Tavern
    04/03 – Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade
    04/04 – Cambridge, MA @ Sonia’s
    04/06 – Charlotte, NC @ The Evening Muse
    04/07 – Louisville, KY @ Zanzabar
    04/09 – Nashville, TN @ Bluebird Cafe
    04/10 – Atlanta, GA @ 529
    04/13 – Tallahassee, FL @ FSU – Club
    04/20 – Lansing, MI @ The Avenue Café


    What Happens When I Try to Relax followed Open Mike Eagle’s breakout Brick Body Kids Still Daydream from 2017. His next project is a music-meets-stand-up variety show with Baron Vaughn called The New Negroes, which is set up at Comedy Central.

    Snag some Open Mike Eagle vinyl over at ReverbLP, and revisit OPE’s claymation video for “Microfiche” below.