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New Tours Announced This Week: Tegan And Sara; Bob Dylan; Wilco & Sleater-Kinney Co-Bill | Pollstar News

Tegan And SaraBryan SteffyTegan And SaraTegan And Sara play Pearl Concert Theater in Las Vegas Oct. 21.

While most of the headlines in the music press the past few weeks have been devoted to how the coronavirus is affecting festivals and venues’ schedules, there are still plenty of new tours being announced including Tegan and Sara’s “Tonight We’re Seeing Colors Tour.” Other excursions announced this week include Bob Dylan with support from Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and a co-headline tour from Wilco and Sleater-Kinney.

Tegan and Sara

announced the May-September North American excursion on Wednesday with a post on social media that promised fans they were “gonna make you see rainbows and dance all night.” The duo also acknowledged the threat of the rapidly spreading coronavirus, by adding they were “proceeding optimistically with planning but will heed all health and safety recommendations about social gatherings as the tour approaches.” 


The tour kicks off May 18 in Spokane, Wash., at the Knitting Factory Concert House and includes stops in San Diego, Denver, Dallas, Toronto, Montreal and Pittsburgh. The last stop is Sept. 2 at Atlanta at the Tabernacle. The twins promise that more dates will be announced including Seattle; Raleigh, N.C.; and Salt Lake City, as well as more shows in Canada. The excursion includes support from Georgia UK, Jackie Mendoza, IDER and Claud.

Tegan and Sara’s latest album is the duo's ninth full-length effort, 2019’s Hey, I’m just Like You.

Box-office reports for the duo include an Oct. 27 show at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D.C., that sold 1,200 tickets and grossed $76,867.

Tickets for the “Tonight We’re Seeing Colors Tour” go on sale to the general public Friday, March 13. Check out the routing below. 

Tour Dates For Tegan And Sara's “Tonight We’re Seeing Colors Tour” 

Mon-May-18 – Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory Concert House

Tue-May-19 – Missoula, MT – The Wilma

Wed-May-20 – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory Concert House

Thu-May-21 – Eugene, OR – McDonald Theatre

Sun-May-24 – San Diego, CA – SOMA

Tue-May-26 – Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren

Wed-May-27 – Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre

Sat-May-30 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre

Mon-Jun-01 – Kansas City, MO – The Truman

Tue-Jun-02 – Saint Louis, MO – The Pageant

Wed-Jun-03 – Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room @ Old National Centre

Sat-Jun-06 – Chicago, IL – Riviera Theater

Thu-Jul-30 – Portland, OR – Oregon Zoo Amphitheatre

Sat-Aug-01 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium

Wed-Aug-05 – Houston, TX – Warehouse Live Ballroom

Thu-Aug-06 – Dallas, TX  – House of Blues

Fri-Aug-07 – Tulsa, OK – Tulsa Theater

Mon-Aug-10 – Detroit, MI  – The Fillmore Detroit

Tue-Aug-11 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues

Thu-Aug-13 – Toronto, ON – Rebel Complex

Fri-Aug-14 – Montreal, QC – MTELUS

Sat-Aug-15 – Boston, MA – House of Blues

Mon-Aug-17 – New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall

Tue-Aug-18 – New York, NY – Pier 17

Fri-Aug-21 – Philadelphia, PA  – The Fillmore

Sat-Aug-22 – Washington, DC – The Anthem

Mon-Aug-24 – Richmond, VA – The National

Tue-Aug-25 – Norfolk, VA – Norva

Fri-Aug-28 – Pittsburgh, PA  – Roxian Theatre

Sun-Aug-30 – Nashville, TN – Brooklyn Bowl

Tue-Sep-01 – Charleston, SC – Charleston Music Hall

Jeff Tweedy of WilcoAdam LewisJeff Tweedy of Wilco




are teaming up for “It’s Time” co-headlining tour.  The summer outing will hit outdoor amphitheatres including the famed Red Rocks in Morrison, Colo.; Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md.; and Millennium Park Pritzker Pavilion in Wilco’s hometown of Chicago. The fun begins Aug. 6 at the First Interstate Center For The Arts in Spokane, Wash. 

Wilco’s latest release is its 11th LP, 2019’s Ode to Joy. Last year Sleater-Kinney released its ninth studio album, The Center Won’t Hold. 

Presales are ongoing. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, March 13. 

Sleater-KinneyRobert Altman / Invision / APSleater-KinneyTerminal 5, New York City

Routing For Wilco And Sleater-Kinney's "It's Time" Co-Headlining Tour:

Thu. Aug. 6 - Spokane, WA @ First Interstate Center for the Arts  

Sat. Aug. 8 - Big Sky, MT @ Peak to Sky  

Tue. Aug. 11 - Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre *

Thu. Aug. 13 - Kansas City, MO @ Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland *

Fri. Aug. 14 - Maryland Heights, MO @ Saint Louis Music Park *

Sat. Aug. 15 - Atlanta, GA @ Cadence Bank Amphitheatre *

Sun. Aug. 16 - Nashville, TN @ Ascend Amphitheater *

Tue. Aug. 18 - Asheville, NC @ Salvage Station *

Wed. Aug. 19 - Richmond, VA @ Altria Theatre *

Fri. Aug. 21 - Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion *

Sat. Aug. 22 - Forest Hills, NY @ Forest Hills Stadium *

Sun. Aug. 23 - Philadelphia, PA @ Mann Center for Performing Arts *

Tue. Aug. 25 - Boston, MA @ Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion *

Wed. Aug. 26 - Portland, ME @ Thompson’s Point *

Thu. Aug. 27 - Lewiston, NY @ Artpark Amphitheater *

Sat. Aug. 29 - Chicago, IL @ Millennium Park Pritzker Pavilion *

*= w/ NNAMD├Ć

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night SweatsAdam Kissick / Newport FolkNathaniel Rateliff & The Night SweatsNathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats play a surprise set during Newport Folk Festival at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, R.I., July 30.

“We planned to take a year off from Night Sweats shows but the opportunity came to do a tour with Bob Dylan and there was no way we would pass that up,” Rateliff said in a statement. 

Following Dylan’s previously announced Japan tour, the North American summer road trip launches June 4 in Bend, Ore., at Les Schwab Amphitheatre. 

Dylan put out his 38th album, Triplicate, in 2017, marking his third collection of covers of classic American songs. Rateliff is supporting And It's Still Alright, which was released in February and marks his first solo album since 2013. 

Presales for select dates are ongoing. General onsales start Friday, March 13. 

Tour Dates For Bob Dylan with Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats:   

June 4—Bend, OR—Les Schwab Amphitheatre

June 6—Ridgefield, WA—Sunlight Supply Amphitheater

June 7—Auburn, WA—White River Amphitheatre

June 9—Eugene, OR—Matthew Knight Arena

June 12—Stateline, NV—Harvey's Outdoor Amphitheatre

June 13—Berkeley, CA—Greek Theatre

June 14—Berkeley, CA—Greek Theatre

June 17—San Diego, CA—Pechanga Arena

June 18—Los Angeles, CA—Hollywood Bowl

June 20—Las Vegas, NV—Mandalay Bay Events Center

June 21—Glendale, AZ—Gila River Arena

June 23—Albuquerque, NM—Tingley Arena

June 24—Amarillo, TX—Amarillo Civic Center

June 26—Irving, TX—The Pavilion @ Toyota Music Factory

June 27—Little Rock, AR—Simmons Bank Arena

June 28—Southaven, MS—BankPlus Amphitheatre @ Snowden Grove

June 30—Brandon, MS—Brandon Amphitheater

July 2—Nashville, TN—Bridgestone Arena

July 3—Alpharetta, GA—Ameris Bank Amphitheatre

July 5—Virginia Beach, VA—Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheatre

July 7—Wilkes-Barre, PA—Mohegan Sun Arena

July 8—Forest Hills, NY—Forest Hills Stadium

July 9—Saratoga Springs, NY—Saratoga Performing Arts Center

July 11—Essex Junction, VT—Champlain Valley Exposition - Coca Cola Grandstand

July 12—Bethel Woods, NY—Bethel Woods Center for the Arts 

Bob DylanAP PhotoBob Dylan17th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, Calif.

This round-up is just a small sampling of the tours recently announced. The list of new excursions confirmed in the last week also includes Smashing Pumpkins, Puddles Pity Party, Haim, Jimmy Eat World, King Crimson and The Zappa Band, Scott Stapp, Yaeji, Disclosure, and Robert Plant's Saving Grace. 


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