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Catch Silverstein, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more on the road

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.

Red Hot Chili Peppers expand world tour into 2023 with iconic special guests

If you missed Red Hot Chili Peppers on their most recent global stadium tour, you are in luck, as the funk-rock forefathers are set to expand their world tour across North America, the U.K., and Europe in spring/summer 2023. For such a monumental tour, the band have handpicked an iconic roster of special guests who will appear on select dates, including the StrokesIggy Popthe Roots, the Mars VoltaSt. VincentCity and ColourThundercat, and King Princess –– making this a tour you absolutely can’t miss. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. local time here. —Alessandro DeCaro

Silverstein announce 2023 North American Misery Made Me tour  In celebration of the release of their 11th studio album Misery Made Me, Canadian post-hardcore veterans Silverstein are set to embark on a headlining tour across the U.S. and Canada in spring 2023. Joining the band is melodic-metalcore act Dayseeker, with additional support from screamo revivalists SeeYouSpaceCowboy and straight-edge hardcore newcomers One Step Closer. For the tour, Silverstein reveal that their set will include “new and old classics,” coupled with their “best production” to date –– promising that this tour will mark their most “elaborate and intense performances ever.” Tickets go on sale this Friday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. local time here. —Alessandro DeCaro silverstein tour Death Grips will make their long-awaited live return in 2023 Death Grips have remained elusive over the past few years, but, at last, the band are making their long-awaited live return in the new year. The abrasive hip-hop trio will head out on their first leg in May, making stops in Portland, Seattle, Las Vegas, and more. The second leg picks back up in September, with the band playing Chicago’s Riot Fest, as well as a number of other cities. Grab tickets Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. local time here. —Neville Hardman death grips tour dates Real Friends and Knuckle Puck are teaming up for a U.S. co-headlining tour  In what can only be described as the perfect pop-punk union, Real Friends and Knuckle Puck have announced a co-headlining tour across the U.S. The first leg of the tour kicks off March 1 in Palatine, Illinois, with direct support from Bearingsand the second leg begins April 14 with support from Australian pop-rockers Between You & Me. Real Friends and Knuckle Puck, who are self-proclaimed “besties,” are sure to bring emotionally charged and high-energy sets every night. Tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. 9 at noon EST here. —Alessandro DeCaro

DARKSIDE are bringing their mesmerizing live shows to Europe with first tour since 2014

DARKSIDE put on a gripping live show that conjures electronic alchemy, searing guitar solos, and the funky thump of Pink Floyd’s “Echoes.” Now, after making their live return at Hollywood Cemetery and Primavera Sound LA in September, DARKSIDE are bringing their mind-warping performances overseas. The duo of Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington, plus drummer Tlacael Esparza, will perform headline shows across Europe in 2023, including both dates at Primavera Sound in Spain. Grab tickets here. —Neville Hardman

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Death Cab for Cutie and the Postal Service to co-headline an anniversary tour

Next year marks the 20th anniversaries of both Death Cab for Cutie‘s classic record Transatlanticism and the Postal Service‘s beloved, singular LP Give Up. To mark the landmark year, the indie groups are setting out for a series of co-headlining dates. Meaning, yes, frontman Ben Gibbard will be pulling double duty for both sets every night. Tickets go on presale starting Wednesday, Dec. 14 and open up to the general public on Friday, Dec. 16.

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Indie-pop breakouts Nation of Language to play their biggest shows yet

Nation of Language might just be the best live band you’ve yet to see. Or, if you have made it out to the Brooklyn-based synth-pop trio’s show, you can likely attest to how much they’re guaranteed to get you dancing. Along with announcing that a new record is coming in 2023, the band shared that they’ll play their biggest shows yet next May-June. If you’re lucky enough to make it to a show, tickets go on sale on Friday, Dec. 9. —Sadie Bell


Kilby Block Party returns for year four with a stacked lineup

Salt Lake City’s resident music festival Kilby Block Party is back this coming May 12-14 — and this year it’s bigger than ever. The event, which launched in 2019, is expanding to three days for the first time and bringing what’s arguably the most exciting lineup yet out to Utah. Legacy acts Pavement, the Strokes, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs topline the indie-leaning bill, and it’s filled out with buzzy up-and-comers like Ethel Cain, Indigo De Souza, Mannequin Pussy, and many others. If you were thinking about taking a ski vacation and wished you could catch a stellar music fest all in one trip, it looks like 2023 is the time. Three-day passes are available now. —Sadie Bell

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Hangout Fest debuts its massive bill

You’re going to want to make your way to the Alabama Shores this spring. Hangout Fest is back on the scenic beaches for three days of live music from some of the hottest names in pop. This year, there’s a headliner for everybody, with Calvin Harris, Paramore, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and SZA all booked. As for the undercard, pop acts like Sabrina Carpenter, Tove Lo, and many others are sure to put on a good show. Three-day tickets will be available here on Friday, Dec. 9. —Sadie Bell

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