62 Essential Tours to Catch in Spring 2023

The can't-miss reunions, rarities, and megastars hitting the road this season

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Spring has officially sprung, meaning the 2023 tour season is well underway. Major artists like Taylor Swift, Depeche Mode, and Stevie Nicks are already deep into their tour schedules, but there are plenty of other exciting acts just getting ready to hit the road.

Now is the time to catch amazing bills featuring the likes of Drake and 21 Savage; Duran Duran and Chic; Weezer and Spoon, Future Islands, Modest Mouse, and more; and the Re:SET Concert Series with LCD Soundsystem, boygenius, and Steve Lacy. There are also a number of long-dormant acts making their return, such as The Walkmen, Les Claypool’s Frog Brigade, and Nickel Creek. Paramore, Death Grips, Shania Twain, Lil Wayne — no matter what your tastes, there’s a concert worth catching coming your way.

Below, check out 61 of the most essential Spring 2023 tours, as well as links to get yourself tickets. To keep up with all the latest news in live music, check out this page for constant updates.

100 gecs

100 gecs, photo by Anthony Merriweather


Just recently, 100 gecs proved they could remain as weird, irreverent, and irresistible as ever with their major label debut, 10,000 gecs. Soon, they’ll seek to prove that their even crazier, prop-filled stage show remains intact as well. The North American run of 31-dates (!) kicks off on April 4th and runs through late May. — Jonah Krueger

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Ben Folds

Ben Folds, photo by Ben Kaye

With a new album, What Matters Most, set to arrive on June 2nd via New West Records, it looks like piano man Ben Folds will be debuting some fresh material on his Spring 2023 tour. A handful of dates will see him playing with a full orchestra, so if you happen to be in Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, and other select cities, consider it an extra treat. — Ben Kaye

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black midi

black midi, photo by Atiba Jefferson

The live aspect of black midi has always been paramount to their appeal. Striking the balance between ridiculously virtuosic and just plain ridiculous, their shows inspire laughs, mosh pits, and deep existential thought. With a string of dates in June and July, these sweet British lads aren’t ones you want to miss. — J.K.

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Bryan Adams and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Bryan Adams (photo by Ben Kaye) and Joan Jett (photo by David Brendan Hall)


Sometimes two artist get together for a bill that makes you so happy it hurts. Fittingly, the Bryan Adams/Joan Jett and the Blackhearts joint trek is actually called “So Happy It Hurts.” The two rock legends will tour from early June through early August, sure to bring all sorts of nostalgia to crowds across the US. — Ben K.

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Cake, photo by Ben Kaye

Cake are cooking up a new tour that will see them play sporadically in May, June, and July. Perhaps they’ll sample that follow-up to Showroom of Compassion they teased back in 2018 with their first single in seven years, “Sinking Ship.” Even if they don’t, fans know a Cake show is always a treat. — Ben K.

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Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton, photo by Philip Cosores

Grab your cowboy hats and cool it on shaving your face until the summer: Chris Stapleton is headed back on tour. The country star will embark upon the “All-American Road Show” starting on March 16th in Houston, and he’ll be joined by a seriously impressive roster of opening acts: Charley Crockett, Marcus King, Nikki Lane, Margo Price, Allen Stone, Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives, and The War and Treaty are all scheduled to participate in rotating stints during the run. — Spencer Dukoff

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Clutch, photo by Amy Harris


Veteran rockers Clutch kept active over the last years despite all the difficulties, streaming jam sessions and curating livestream events. Therefore, when it came time to re-emerge into the world, Clutch were poised, immediately lining up tour dates before dropping their latest album, Sunrise on Slaughter Beach, in 2022. Another busy year lies ahead, with the band kicking off its loaded itinerary with a North American run alongside Amigo the Devil and Nate Bergman, followed by a summer outing with Dinosaur Jr. and Red Fang. — Jon Hadusek

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Coheed and Cambria w/ Deafheaven

Coheed and Cambria (photo by Philip Cosores) and Deafheaven (photo by Spencer Kaufman)

Coheed and Cambria have been enjoying a late-career renaissance, spearheaded by their acclaimed Vaxis series of story albums. The prog metal band has a massive two-leg North American tour on the books for 2023, with an initial spring leg set to kick off in late April with notable support from Deafheaven. This one is for the Coheed faithful, as the band will be performing their seminal 2007 album Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV, Volume Two: No World for Tomorrow in its entirety (in addition to selections from 2022′s Vaxis II: A Window of the Waking Mind). — J.H.

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Counting Crows w/ Dashboard Confessional

Counting Crows (photo by Ben Kaye) and Dashboard Confessional (photo by Josh Druding)

If you’re in need of a good, healthy cry, may we suggest checking out Counting Crows and Dashboard Confessional during the “Banshee Season Tour.” Also featuring Frank Turner, the 56-date North American tour kicks off on June 13th in Omaha (Counting Crows fans will appreciate that location). The concept of a tour featuring the two bands is even more fun when you consider that Adam Duritz and Chris Carrabba are buddies. — S.D.

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Dave Matthews Band

Dave Matthews Band, photo by Sanjay Suchak

The temperature outside is rising, which means it’s time for the individual members of Dave Matthews Band to emerge from their respective burrows, grab their instruments, and head out on tour. This year, things kick off in The Woodlands, Texas on on May 19th. While the band will undoubtedly sprinkle fan favorites and deep cuts from their expansive catalog into their setlists, you’ll probably also get a chance to see them play cuts off their upcoming 10th studio album, Walk Around the Moon, which drops the same day as the tour kickoff. — S.D.

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Dead & Company

Dead & Company, photo by Debi Del Grande

Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, John Mayer, Oteil Burbridge, and Jeff Chimenti will make their final outing together as Dead & Company in 2023, and what a long, strange trip it’s been. Their farewell tour launches on May 19th at Los Angeles’ Kia Forum and lasts until mid-July, when the guys hang it up after three nights in San Francisco. Lighters up for these absolute legends. — S.D.

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Death Grips

Death Grips, photo courtesy of band


Many fans were legitimately worried that Death Grips were done for good. It’s been nearly half a decade since we’ve heard new music, and the 2020s have yet to see an official Death Grips show. Soon, that’s all about to change. The group will perform a string of dates in May, before picking things up again in September. — J.K.

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Destroyer, photo by Nicolas Bragg

Supporting 2022’s LABYRINTHITIS, Dan Bejar is taking Destroyer out on a solo jaunt. Launching April 28th in Milwaukee, the 13-city tour will hit Atlanta, Columbus, Baltimore, and Richmond before wrapping in Woodstock, New York. While Bejar will be performing on his own, he’ll have some opening support from The Reds, Pinks, and Purples. — Ben K.

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Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley, photo courtesy of the artist

Country superstar Dierks Bentley is heading out on the “Gravel & Gold Tour” this spring. With the trek taking its name from Bentley’s latest album, we can expect a lot of fresh tunes as he hits cities such as Toronto, Detroit, Chicago, Indianapolis, Tampa, Boise, and San Diego. The artist has promised this will be his “best tour ever,” so fans should be hyped. — Ben K.

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Disturbed, photo by Travis Shinn


It’s been five years since Disturbed embarked on a proper tour of North America, and they’re making up for lost time with an extensive outing supporting 2022’s Divisive. The trek includes spring and summer legs, starting with a Canadian run from April through May, with support from Theory of a Deadman. Then, frontman David Draiman and co. will embark on a July-September tour of the States with Breaking Benjamin and Jinjer. — Spencer Kaufman

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Drake and 21 Savage

21 Savage (photo by Ben Kaye) and Drake (photo by David Brendan Hall)

Drake is teaming up with 21 Savage for the “It’s All a Blur Tour” this year, and it’s set to be the rapper’s first official tour in five years. Drake and 21 Savage combined for last year’s Her Loss, and now, they’ll be bringing their respective catalogues to arenas throughout North America from June to late September. It’s not often that two rappers with such high profiles team up for a tour like this, so don’t miss your chance for an unforgettable evening. — Paolo Ragusa

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Duran Duran w/ Nile Rogers & Chic

Duran Duran, photo courtesy of band


After being inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last year and with a new album in the works, new-wave legends Duran Duran are joining forces with disco and funk mainstays Nile Rogers and Chic for “The Future Past North American Tour.” Also set to open the tour are alt-pop group Bastille. The outing will notably not feature longtime Duran Duran guitarist Andy Taylor, but you’ll likely be able to hear his contributions when the band breaks out some new tracks. — P.R.

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Eric Church

Eric Church, photo by Anthony D’Angio

Country star Eric Church will launch “The Outsiders Revival Tour” on June 22nd in Milwaukee. A whopping 18 special guests will rotate through the opening slots, including Whiskey Myers, Cody Jinks, Jelly Roll, Ashley McBryde, Koe Wetzel, Lainey Wilson, Midland, Parker McCollum, Travis Tritt, Elle King, and Paul Cauthen. — Ben K.

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Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy, photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images

Back on Fueled by Ramen for their new album, So Much (for) Stardust, Fall Out Boy will kickoff their Spring 2023 tour with a hometown performance at Chicago’s Wrigley Field. The 29-date outing will see the pop punk icons joined by the likes of Alkaline Trio, Bring Me the Horizon, and Royal & The Serpent — but it looks like longtime guitarist Joe Trohman won’t be with them, as he recently stepped away from the band for his mental health. — Ben K.

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Father John Misty

Father John Misty, photo by Ben Kaye


Last year, Father John Misty dropped Chloë and the Next 20th Century, his fifth record under that moniker. Well, he and Chloë are still riding high, as the songwriter has announced another string of dates celebrating the album’s release. Featuring openers Omar Velasco, Loren Kramar, and Butch Bastard, the shows run from mid-April through mid-May before FJM picks things back up in August for a co-headlining tour with The Head and the Heart. — J.K.

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Fleet Foxes

Fleet Foxes, photo by Ben Kaye

While Fleet Foxes upcoming shows might not all feature surprise sets from Joanna Newsom, they will feature the wonderful talents of Uwade. With a string of tour dates starting in June and running through the fall, fans have yet another chance to catch the standout folk outfit perform everything from their self-titled debut to 2020’s Shore. — J.K.

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Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters, photo by Ollie Millington/Redferns


Foo Fighters are back on the road in 2023 with their first scheduled shows since drummer Taylor Hawkins’ death one year ago. With numerous festival appearances on the docket, including Bonnaroo, Boston Calling, Sonic Temple, and Outside Lands, the band has a handful of headlining shows, beginning with a kickoff concert in New Hampshire in late May. With Hawkins’ absence, these shows are bound to be life-affirming and emotional — so treat yourself to a memorable evening with Dave Grohl and co. this year. — P.R.

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Jackson Wang

Jackson Wang, photo by Nabil Elderkin

The Magic Man is coming to North America, as Jackson Wang has announce the “MAGIC MAN Tour.” Although the Hong Kong rapper’s first solo trek stretches just six dates, he’ll be filling the seats in massive venues. After playing both Coachella weekends, Wang will stop at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium on April 26th and go on to play San Francisco, Vancouver, Chicago, and Toronto before drawing the final curtain at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on May 11th. — Ben K.

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Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson, photo courtesy of Live Nation

Look out everyone, the Queen is back. Janet Jackson has mapped out a 33-city tour to celebrate her 50th anniversary as an icon of music. Dubbed the “Together Again Tour,” the outing starts with a two-night stand at Hollywood, Florida’s Hard Rock Live Arena. Jackson will hit just about every major market on her way to wrapping up in Seattle’s Climate Pledge Arena, all with special guest Ludacris at her side. — Ben K.

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Kali Uchis

Kali Uchis, photo by Amy Price


Supporting her recently released third full-length, Red Moon in Venus, Kali Uchis spent March playing a handful of South American festivals. She’ll come back to North America for Coachella before heading out a full US and Canadian tour leg. With dates running throughout April and May, Uchis will have support from RAYE for the majority of the journey. — Ben K.

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Les Claypool’s Frog Brigade

Les Claypool, courtesy of Prospect PR

Primus’ Les Claypool is back on the lily pad with Frog Brigade, with the project reactivating for its first tour in 20 years. Claypool will play bass alongside Sean Lennon (guitar), Harry Waters (keys), Paulo Baldi (drums), Mike Dillon (percussion), and Skerik (horns) as they perform Pink Floyd’s Animals in full. Select shows will feature a co-headlining performance from Talking Heads’ Jerry Harrison and Adrian Belew performing Remain in Light. — Ben K.

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Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne, photo by Philip Cosores

Lil Wayne will kick off his “Welcome to Tha Carter Tour” on April 4th in Minneapolis, and all eyes are on whether Weezy debuts new music from his long-awaited album, Tha Carter VI. Lil Wayne hasn’t confirmed a release date for the LP yet, but teased the record last August. His spring run will see the New Orleans rapper playing numerous theaters in the US and Canada, including The Apollo Theater in New York, Tabernacle in Atlanta, and The Wiltern in Los Angeles. — P.R.

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Lizzo, photo by Kris Lori

Fresh off her Record of the Year win at the 2023 Grammys, Lizzo is taking her “Special Tour” on the road for Spring 2023. Kicking off on April 21st in Knoxville, TN, Lizzo will play numerous arenas in the US and Canada before concluding her North American tour with an appearance at New York City’s Governors Ball Music Festival in early June. During her European leg, she treated fans to multiple covers, including Rammstein’s “Du Hast” — so expect the unexpected at Lizzo’s spring shows this year. — P.R.

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Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan, photo by Robby Klein

Luke Bryan is taking “Country on Tour” for his Spring 2023 concert docket. As he does as an American Idol judge, Bryan will show his support for rising artists on this trek, as his supporting roster includes the likes of Hailey Whitters, Chayce Beckham, Tyler Braden, Ashley Cooke, Jackson Dean, Jon Langston, Conner Smith, Alana Springsteen, and DJ Rock. — Ben K.

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M83, photo by Elle Herme

With his latest album, Fantasy, under his belt, M83 is set to embark on his first tour in nearly seven years. Kicking off in April, M83’s “Fantasy Tour” will highlight the guitar-forward, shoegaze majesty of the new album, and the setlist will feature songs from every M83 LP (except his debut self-titled effort). If you’re a general fan of “vibes,” then look no further — M83’s “Fantasy Tour” is set to be as vibe-y as it gets. — P.R.

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Mastodon and Gojira

Mastodon (photo by Raymond Ahner) and Gojira (photo by Amy Harris)

Two of the most exhilarating, acclaimed metal acts of the past few decades are joining forces for a co-headlining tour that has the potential to convince any nay-sayers in your life that there might be a metalhead in them yet. Mastodon and Gojira hit the road on April 14th and will continue to rock through September 2nd, bringing along Lorna Shore for good measure. — J.K.

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MUNA, photo by Ben Kaye

Our 2022 Band of the Year, MUNA, are teaming up with our 2022 Rookie of the Year, Nova Twins, for what’s sure to be a hell of a tour. After a run of Australian dates, MUNA will start the North American leg of their Spring 2023 tour on March 31st in Arlington, Texas. Seattle, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Toronto, Denver, and more stops are on the docket. Oh, and they’re also playing a few dates with some singer named Taylor Swift. — Ben K.

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Nickel Creek

Nickel Creek, photo by Josh Goleman


Returning with their first album in nine years, Celebrants, beloved bluegrass trio Nickel Creek are also heading back on the road. Mandolinist Chris Thile, violinist Sara Watkins, and guitarist Sean Watkins (yes, the latter two are siblings) will spend two full months performing around North America in support of their new LP. Openers include Sara’s I’m With Her bandmate Aoife O’Donovan, Hawktail, and Guatemalan singer-songwriter Gaby Moreno. — Ben K.

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Nickelback, photo by Richard Beland

Nickelback are (nickel)back and ready to rock. The much-loved/much-hated Canadian rock band will be on the road starting June 12th and will hit several cities across North America before wrapping up in New York in August. — J.K.

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Garbage w/ Metric

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds are joining forces with ’90s rock mainstays Garbage for a co-headlining tour this spring, and they’re also bringing Canadian indie band Metric along with them. The 25-show trek begins in Auburn, Washington in early June, and the acts will continue playing throughout North America all summer. Noel Gallagher is set to release a new album right at the start of the tour, and Garbage are currently at work on another record themselves, so expect both old and new on their special co-headlining tour. — P.R.

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Paramore, photo by Kris Lori


Paramore have been relentless since announcing their return and dropping their latest LP, This Is Why. They’ve already finished a North American tour leg, opened for Taylor Swift, and brought “Misery Business” back into rotation. After finishing up a run of overseas shows, the band will return stateside for a run of gigs beginning May 23rd in Charlotte, North Carolina. The trek runs straight through summer and features support from Bloc Party, Foals, The Linda Lindas, and Genesis Owusu. By all accounts, this may be the best Paramore show in their storied career, so make sure you grab tickets below. — Ben K.

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Placebo, photo by Mads Perch

English duo Placebo are back with their first North American tour dates in nine years. Their latest LP, Never Let Me Go, was released back in March 2022, so Placebo’s upcoming tour offers a chance to hear some signature angsty rock jams both old and new. Kicking off in Mexico City in April, Placebo is set to play 19 North American dates this spring, and it’s safe to say these shows will be a memorable return for the band. — P.R.

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Re:SET Concert Series w/ LCD Soundsystem, boygenius, and Steve Lacy

Steve Lacy (photo by Julian Klincewicz), boygenius (photo by Harrison Whitford), and LCD Soundsystem (photo by David Brendan Hall)

Three of the biggest touring bills of Spring 2023 are actually one bill. The Re:SET Concert Series features three distinct lineups rotating through 12 US cities throughout June. Each day will be headlined by either LCD Soundsystem (with Jamie xx, IDLES, and more), boygenius (Clairo, Bartees Strange, and Dijon), and Steve Lacy (James Blake, Toro y Moi, Fousheé), and they’ll spend the weekend swapping cities in the same region. Tickets are still available at the Re:SET website, and you can get single-day or three-day passes.

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Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr, photo by Philip Cosores


Ringo Starr is bringing his All Starr Band back to the US for a Spring 2023 tour. Primarily along the West Coast, the dates begin on May 19th in Temecula, CA and conclude in San Jose, CA in mid-June. Starr hasn’t released an album since 2019’s What’s My Name, but his discography is nonetheless legendary — so be sure to catch the Beatle on tour this spring while he’s still at it. — P.R.

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Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, photo by David McClister

Legendary Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant and acclaimed bluegrass violinist Alison Krauss continued their long-standing partnership with 2021’s Raise the Roof. Now, the pair are heading out on the road to support the release. They’ll start in Shreveport, Louisiana on April 25th and play everywhere from Asheville, North Carolina to Las Vegas, Nevada to Lenox, Massachusetts before winding things down in Toronto, Ontario. — Ben K.

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Ruston Kelly

Ruston Kelly, photo by Alysse Gafkjen

Just a few days after dropping his new album, The Weakness, Ruston Kelly is due to head out on a 30-date tour. Beginning April 12th in Louisville, Kentucky and wrapping May 22nd in Kansas City, the trek will feature support from Annie DiRusso, Purr, Briscoe, and Richy Mitch and the Coal Miners. Kelly also has a June 2nd date in Nashville with Jenny Lewis, and will link up with Noah Kahan for a run of summer shows. — Ben K.

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Santana, photo by Denise Truscello

Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana is currently in the 11th year of his Las Vegas residency at the House of Blues Las Vegas. Those shows will continue this May and again in fall, but in between, he’s taking the show on the road. In addition to headlining the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Fest, he’ll play two Texas gigs in early May before heading out on the “1001 Rainbows Tour” in mid-June. — Ben K.

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Shania Twain

Shania Twain, photo by Louie Banks

Giddy up and get your ass to a Shania Twain concert this spring. Not only does Ms. Twain have a catalog’s worth of mega-hits, but she’s touring behind a really great new album as well. If you can’t have fun at a Shania Twain concert, guess what: You can’t have fun, period. — S.D.

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Skinny Puppy’s Farewell Tour

Skinny Puppy, courtesy of Live Nation


Skinny Puppy will celebrate their 40th anniversary as a band with a farewell tour, making for a bittersweet experience for longtime fans of the industrial pioneers. Expect to witness a career-spanning set from the highly influential act’s vast discography, as they embark on their first stateside tour in eight years. The outing begins in early April and is currently scheduled through early May, with more West Coast dates expected to be added in the near future. — S.K.

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Snail Mail

Snail Mail, photo by Grayson Vaughn

Snail Mail has mapped out yet another journey across North America, stopping at several cities along the way to share her indie rock tunes. Running through April and early May, Lindsey Jordan is bringing along Water from Your Eyes for good company and even better jams. — J.K.

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Stevie Nicks

Stevie Nicks, photo by Anthony Merriweather

Okay, admittedly, this one is cheating a little bit. Stevie Nicks kicked off two tours in early March, one a solo headlining trek and another a co-headlining run with Billy Joel. So technically she’s already out there, which should disqualify her for this list — but she’s Stevie Nicks. And she’s touring with Billy Joel. There are plenty of dates left in spring and summer, so if she hasn’t already come through your town, you bet this is an essential tour to catch. — Ben K.

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SUGA of BTS, photo courtesy of BIGHIT MUSIC


SUGA, the fiery rapper and BTS member, is hitting the road for his first solo tour this spring. Performing as his alter-ego Agust D, he’ll bring favorites like “Daechwita” and other cuts from his solo projects to audiences in Asia and North America for the first time. Things kick off in New York in April. — Mary Siroky

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The Chicks w/ Maren Morris and Ben Harper

The Chicks, photo by Robin Harper

After a major 2020 comeback with their album Gaslighter, The Chicks have mapped out a world tour for the summer. They’ll be joined by special guests Maren Morris and Ben Harper, two acts that align with The Chicks’ brand of boldness. Don’t miss the act’s major return to the stage. — M.S.

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The Cure

The Cure, photo by Ben Kaye


The Cure’s first North American tour in seven years has already caused enough drama for a month of blue Mondays and gray Tuesdays after frontman Robert Smith protested Ticketmaster’s service fees “debacle.” In the process, he earned fans $5-10 in refunds, and now expectations for the tour are only matched by earned goodwill. Of course, outside of select markets (New York, Illinois, and Colorado), tickets can’t be transferred or sold on seconday platforms, so you’ll have to use Ticketmaster’s Face Value Exchange if you didn’t get in on the original on-sale. — Wren Graves

The Doobie Brothers

The Doobie Brothers, photo courtesy of band

The Doobie Brothers’ 50th anniversary celebration continues all year. They’ll be in Australia and Japan in April, but back for North American runs in May all the way through October. The massive run will see Tom Johnston, Pat Simmons, John McFee, and Michael McDonald reunited on stage for the first time in almost half a decade. — Ben K.

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The Flaming Lips Performing Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots

The Flaming Lips’ Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots

The Flaming Lips are just as excited as we are for the 20th anniversary of their seminal psych-rock masterpiece Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots. That’s why they are set to play the album in full at a number of shows in North America in May and June. The test begins… NOW. — J.K.

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The National

The National, photo by Ben Kaye


From the looks of it, The National’s First Two Pages of Frankenstein is going to be one of their best albums in years. And that’s saying something for one of the most consistent bands in rock. They’ve already road tested a number of the new album’s tracks, and fans will be excited to hear more when they hit the road beginning mid-May. Soccer Mommy, Bartees Strange, and The Beths will provide support on select dates. — Ben K.

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The Sisters of Mercy

The Sisters of Mercy, photo by Lara Aimee

UK goth-rock veterans The Sisters of Mercy are set to launch their first US tour in 14 years. The band’s one constant remains frontman Andrew Eldritch, whose once deep voice has been replaced by a gravelly rasp. Expect to hear classics like “More” and “Alice” on the monthlong outing, which runs from May 10th through June 9th. — S.K.

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The Walkmen

The Walkmen, photo by Billy Pavone

What was originally announced as a run of New York City dates has expanded into a hotly anticipated reunion tour. The Walkmen will play a warmup gig in Rhode Island on April 22nd before playing five nights in NYC, three in Philadelphia, two in Atlanta, four in Chicago, and four in Washington DC. Appearances at Just Like Heaven Festival in Los Angeles, Salt Lake City’s Kilby Block Party, and Boston Calling are also on the docket. — Ben K.

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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, photo courtesy of Live Nation

If they were only standout cast members from one of the strongest eras of Saturday Night Live, this tour would still be tempting. Never mind the fact that they starred in two of the most beloved sitcoms of the 2000s and set a new bar for MCs co-hosting the Golden Globes. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have undeniable chemistry and near-endless joy in being in each other’s presence, and if you’re the kind of person thinking of seeing this tour, chances are you’ll leave happy. — W.G.

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Tom Jones

Tom Jones, photo courtesy of artist

At the ripe age of 82 years old, Welsh singer Tom Jones is heading out on a US tour this spring. Beginning at The Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on May 29th, Jones will be bringing his classic repertoire to numerous venues throughout the country before heading back to Europe in June. Fifteen albums later, Jones certainly hasn’t lost his signature charm, so treat yourself to an evening with his timeless songs and iconic baritone this season. — P.R.

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Tori Amos

Tori Amos, photo by Desmond Murray


Tori Amos has announced a 2023 US tour in further support of her 2021 album, Ocean to Ocean. Kicking off on June 17th in West Palm Beach, Florida, the trek will also include a two-night stand at New York City’s Beacon Theatre and stops in Nashville, Boston, Los Angeles, and more before wrapping on July 28th in Seattle. — M.S.

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Tyler Childers

Tyler Childers (YouTube)

Tyler Childers and his trusty band The Food Stamps have a smattering of tour dates running through the spring and summer of 2023. They’ll be sharing the stage with a host of familiar favorites — Marcus King, Miles Miller, Margo Price, Drive-By Truckers, S.G. Goodman, and more — and kick off the party on April 14th in New Orleans. — J.K.

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Weezer w/ Spoon, Modest Mouse, Future Islands, and More

Spoon and Weezer (photos by Ben Kaye), Modest Mouse (photo by Jen Vesp)

Weezer are heading out on an “Indie Rock Roadtrip,” a jam-packed spring-summer tour that sees them teaming up with some of the biggest names in indie rock. The 30-city trek will see them joined by Modest Mouse, Spoon, Future Islands, Momma, Joyce Manor, and White Reaper, making for one of the most exciting rock bills you’ll see in 2023. — Ben K.

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs w/ The Faint and Perfume Genius

Yeah Yeah Yeahs, photo by Ben Kaye


Coming off one of the best albums of 2022, Cool It Down, Yeah Yeah Yeahs are finally heading out on a full-fledged tour. Kicking off in early May, the schedule includes shows with The Faint and Perfume Genius (who features on Cool It Down single “Spitting Off the Edge of the World”). They’ll also play festivals like Shaky Knees, Boston Calling, and Just Like Heaven. — Ben K.

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Young the Giant

Young the Giant, photo by Jen Vesp

California alt-rockers Young the Giant are set to embark on a spring and summer tour this year with Milky Chance. Kicking off in Montreal in late May, the two bands will play numerous amphitheaters and outdoor venues throughout the North America until their final date in Colorado at the end of August. Both artists released new material last fall, so not only will they bust out classics like “Cough Syrup” and “Stolen Dance,” they’ll also have plenty of new songs to sprinkle in. — P.R.

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Zach Bryan

Zach Bryan, photo by Ben Kaye

The artist behind All My Homies Hate Ticketmaster put his money where his mouth is when he plotted out a tour with AXS with ticket prices set several hundred dollars below market value. The trek sold out almost instantly. Bryan’s next tour seems destined for sports arenas, so there might not be a better chance to see him up close and personal. — W.G.

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