Catch Taylor Swift, Placebo 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.
Taylor Swift unveils her long-awaited 2023 stadium tour
Following the release of her 10th studio album Midnights, Taylor Swift has revealed a long-speculated 2023 stadium tour. The run will highlight different eras of her career, past and present. Along the way, she’s bringing out a killer rotation of alternative artists to support, including Paramore, Phoebe Bridgers, MUNA, beabadoobee, HAIM, girl in red, GAYLE, Gracie Abrams and OWENN. Grab tickets Nov. 18 here. —Neville Hardman
Placebo announce first North American tour in nine years
Following the release of their eighth studio album Never Let Me Go, British alternative rock band Placebo will embark on a North American headlining tour in the spring of 2023. The tour kicks off in Mexico City April 17 and will be a momentous occasion, as it will be their first North American performance in nine years. LA-based rock duo Deap Vally will play every date of the tour with the exception of Mexico City, as well as beloved dark-wave act Cold Cave, who will join the Los Angeles date at the historic Greek Theatre. Tickets go on sale Nov. 4 here. —Alessandro DeCaro
Militarie Gun announce California holiday shows
Alternative-hardcore act Militarie Gun will hit California for a special run of holiday shows this December. The four-date run kicks off Dec. 7 in San Diego and will stop in Hesperia and Los Angeles before wrapping up in Oakland at Starline Social Club. Melodic-hardcore unit Anxious, as well as Pile Of Love (members of the Story So Far), will support. Militarie Gun, who feature members of Regional Justice Center and Drug Church, released All Roads Lead To The Gun (Deluxe) in October via Loma Vista and are making considerable waves within the hardcore scene. Tickets are on sale here. —Alessandro DeCaro