A Strange Loop
Proudly calling itself "the big, Black, and queer-ass Great American Musical for all", A Strange Loop could be described as Samuel Beckett meets 'Inception' meets the #BlackLiveMatter movement. It's part absurdist comedy, part socially-charged think-piece, but utterly and completely loveable. Don't miss out as this critically acclaimed production as it heads to the West Coast in 2024, showing at the ACT's Toni Rembe Theatre in San Francisco and LA's Ahmanson Theatre.
Big Thief's Adrianne Lenker is going on a worldwide tour this year, supporting her upcoming solo album Bright Future. With her heartwrenching lyricism, accompanied by her angelic voice, Lenker will surely bring a tear to your eye on this string of dates. Beginning in Ireland on the 19th of April, and ending on the 26th of November in Philidelphia, this tour is a must-see for all indie folk fans.
Bill Maher has set the boundaries of political humour on American television, and even now continues to push new ones. His combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have earned him a staggering 23 Emmy nominations to date. The controversial satirist's career launched with stand-up almost 30 years ago and he returns to his roots an unforgettable night of sharpshooting political satire.
Recognized by his vibrant blue and orange attire and contagiously energetic personality, Blippi is a delight to watch for children everywhere. The fun and spirited character is heading on tour, providing families with an unmissable show that is packed with excitement as much as it is a learning experience for little ones.
Bohemian Queen - Queen Tribute
Some call them the world's most passionate Queen tribute, and they'd be right. The quintet of Paulie Z, Steve Zukowsky, Aaron Samson, Glenn Jost, and Victor Bender came together in 2020 to form the incredible Bohemian Queen. Paying tribute to one of the greatest bands of all time, the group is headed out on tour across the States to share the majesty of Queen with the nation, so don't miss out and get your tickets now!
One of Mexico's most influential rock bands returns to North America on tour in 2024, with support from Cafe Tacvba! Heavily influenced by the likes of The Cure and Echo and The Bunnymen, Caifanes achieved national success through the late 80s and early 90s with their molding of New Wave sounds and traditional mariachi trumpets and bolero guitars, no better showcased than on their most famous number La Celula Que Exploita.
Cavetown and Mother Mother are heading on a brand new co-headlining tour together, with Destroy Boys supporting on all dates! Cavetown is the musical project of Robin Skinner, a 25-year-old from the United Kingdom who has been writing and producing music since his early teens. His brand of heartfelt acoustic pop has seen him amass a huge following on social media. Don't miss the chance to catch multi-platinum singer/songwriter Cavetown and Canada's biggest alt-rock band Mother Mother this summer!
Hailing from Los Angeles, the boundary-pushing quartet Chicano Batman has been expanding consciousness and opening the doors of sonic perception ever since they formed in 2008. Fusing fizzy West Coast psychedelia with tropicalia and 60s/70s soul, the outfit has released four albums to date, with their fifth, 'Notebook Fantasy,' on its way. Catch Chicano Batman live this year as they embark on a brand new tour in support of their new album, with special guest Lido Pimienta!
Country crooner Chris Stapleton's legacy reaches far beyond Nashville's city limits. Having penned songs for the likes of Adele, Sheryl Crow, and Alison Krauss, there's a slim chance that you've not heard a tune created by the prolific songwriter. In 2015, the stetson-toting country gentleman stepped from out of the shadows with Traveller. In 2017 he released From A Room: Volume 1, followed later in the year with Volume 2 . Don't miss Stapleton live as he celebrates his Grammy wins, adding an extensive list of new dates to his All-American Road Show!
Denton, TX native Cody Jinks's career took a sideways turn in his early days when he formed a thrash metal band, before heading back to his first love, country. His first album, 2015's Adobe Sessions charted in Billboard's regional Heatseekers charts at No.2. His second album dropped in 2016, entitled I'm Not the Devil and instantly debuted at No. 4 on the Top Country Albums chart. But more recently he was lauded for covering Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here', and made his national TV debut on Conan with his single, I'm Not the Devil.
Blue-eyed soul and soft rockers The Doobie Brothers have become an indelible part of the American musical landscape, making their mark as a durable and resilient band that fearlessly embraces genres ranging from RnB to classic rock and boogie. Their incredible 50-year + career has seen a host of talented performers join their evolving line-up including crooner Michael McDonald and guitarist Jeff "Skunk" Baxter.