This is Tour Guide, a weekly recap of the concert news music fans don’t want to miss. Basically, run — don’t walk — to get these tickets.
Bad Omens embark on “A Tour Of The Concrete Jungle”
Genre-bending rock titans Bad Omens are set to take on North America with a massive headlining run titled “A Tour Of The Concrete Jungle.” The tour features a stacked lineup, with Dayseeker, Make Them Suffer and Thousand Below. The tour comes on the heels of the release of Bad Omens’ stunning new album, THE DEATH OF PEACE OF MIND, so fans should expect to hear new material live as well as fan favorites from their impressive back catalog. Get tickets here.
Danny Elfman will ring in spooky season at the Hollywood Bowl
Legendary Oingo Boingo frontman, film composer and all-around renaissance man Danny Elfman is throwing one hell of a Halloween party Oct. 28 and 29 at the Hollywood Bowl. Across the two-day event, Elfman will perform music from his Oingo Boingo days as well as his iconic movie scores, including the 1989’s Batman and the cult classic Edward Scissorhands. Additionally, Elfman will perform select cuts from his most recent full-length, Big Mess, and a variety of compositions from his 40-plus-year career. At this point, Elfman has become synonymous with Halloween, and this event will surely give you chills. Tickets go on sale Aug. 27.
Jinjer to make triumphant return to the U.S. for headlining tour
Ukrainian metal heroes Jinjer are a true testament to the power of music and perseverance. The quartet are set to take on the U.S. with an emotionally charged and victorious headlining tour, with support from rock legends P.O.D. Additionally, the tour will feature Vended (who are fronted by Corey Taylor’s son), Malevolence and Space Of Variations on select dates. Don’t miss the opportunity to support a great band and cause, as a portion of the tour’s proceeds will go directly to a Ukrainian charity. Grab tickets Aug. 26.
Lit and Hoobastank are going on tour? Now that’s pretty lit
Lit and Hoobastank are joining forces for the nostalgia-packed co-headlining “Tried-N-True” tour this fall. Joining them are special guests Alien Ant Farm and Kristopher Roe of pop-punk legends the Ataris. If you’ve ever wanted to scream your lungs out to classic hits such as “My Own Worst Enemy” and “The Reason,” now’s your chance.
Rare Americans want you to know that “You’re Not A Bad Person” this fall
Rare Americans are not only celebrating the release of their introspective and visually stimulating new album You’re Not A Bad Person, It’s Just A Bad World. They’re also set to kick off their headlining tour this fall. The “You’re Not A Bad Person, It’s Just A Bad World” tour begins Sept. 7 in Seattle, Washington, and hits several cities across the U.S. before concluding in Boise, Idaho Oct. 25. Joining the band is indie-pop artist DYLYN, who will ensure an eclectic night of high-energy music. Tickets are going fast, with some of the dates already selling out, so make sure to snag them before they’re gone.