As the pandemic recedes, more and more artists are packing up their instruments and audio equipment and getting back on the road. That, of course, is welcome news for live music lovers, many of whom have gone well over a year without seeing any concerts.

VIVA is here to keep you up to date on the rapidly increasing number of concert tour announcements. Every Friday, we’ll provide you with a list of the biggest concert tours announced over the previous seven days.

Without further ado, here are the biggest concert announcements from Friday, June 4 to Friday, June 11.

Princess Nokia

Rapper Princess Nokia is hitting the road later in 2021 to promote her new album Everything Is Beautiful. The indigenous New Yorker’s Bloom Tour will take her through Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Denver, Minneapolis, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Silver Spring, Boston, and New York City throughout October and November. She’ll also be making a stop at the Governor’s Ball alongside the likes of Post Malone and 21 Savage. Find more information here.

Dermot Kennedy

Irish songwriter Dermot Kennedy is headed to the U.S. for a 12-city tour. His Better Days Tour will begin on July 29 in Nashville, and make additional stops in Chicago, Bellvue, Morrison, Kansas City, St. Louis, Madison, Minneapolis, Grand Rapids, Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Boston throughout August. He’ll also be joining acts like Foo Fighters, Post Malone and Miley Cyrus at Lollapalooza. See a rundown of the Irishman’s upcoming tour here.


Grammy-nominated pop star Kesha is heading back out on tour in August, 2021 to support her new album High Road. She and special guest Betty Who will be stopping in 10 U.S. cities: Billings, Denver, Oklahoma City, Austin, Dallas, Houston, Birmingham, Orlando, Atlanta and Cincinnati. She’ll also be making a stop at WonderBus festival. Find more information on her upcoming tour here.

Dr. Dog

Dr. Dog’s touring days are almost over—but first, they’ll be hitting the road for a massive, 34-city trip across the United States, starting on September 8. Highlights of their aptly titled Last Tour include stops in major markets like New York City, Atlanta, Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Dallas and their hometown of Philadelphia. Find more information on the band’s farewell tour here.

Clint Black

Country music legend Clint Black is heading out on tour starting on November 18. The Mostly Hits & The Mrs. Tour will run into 2022, and make stops in cities like Cheyenne, Grand Junction, Fresno, Baltimore, North Charleston, Savannah and New Orleans. Find more information on this country icon’s 2021-22 tour right here.

Quinn XCII and Chelsea Cutler

Quinn XCII and Chelsea Cutler will be hitting the road together later in 2021. Their Stay Next To Me Tour will commence on August 31 in Berkeley, before making stops in major markets like St. Louis, Chicago, Philadelphia, New York, Atlanta, Dallas, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Seattle. The pair will also be supported by Tai Verdes. Find more information on the pair’s double-header here.

Counting Crows

Rock legends Counting Crows recently released a new album called Butter Miracle, and they’ll soon be heading out on a huge U.S. tour to promote it. The tour will kick off on August 7 in Atlantic City and will stop in destinations like Cincinnati, Detroit, Chicago, San Diego, Phoenix, Atlanta, Washington, DC and New York City before it concludes in October. Find more information on the band’s upcoming tour here.


Hip-hop collective BROCKHAMPTON is heading back out on tour—but unfortunately for their fans, not until 2022. The group’s Here Right Now Tour, which is in support of their new album Roadrunner: New Light, New Machine, is set to begin on February 26, with stops in U.S. cities like Atlanta, Miami, Washington DC, New York, Philadelphia, Detroit, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Francisco and Seattle, as well as Canadian cities like Toronto and Vancouver. Find more information on the band’s 2022 tour right here.

Kevin Gates

Baton Rouge rapper Kevin Gates doesn’t mess around when it comes to touring. Starting on September 6, he’ll be hitting the road for a massive, 46-date tour to promote his upcoming album Khaza. Key stops are set to include Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Atlanta. He’ll be supported on this monstrous tour by DDG and Gang51e June. Find more info here.


Alternative rock legends Pixies will soon be hitting the road to promote their new Beneath the Eyrie album. The tour, which kicks off on September 10, will be a short one, with 8 stops in Port Chester, Pittsburgh, Louisville, Fort Wayne, Omaha, Chesterfield, Milwaukee and Tulsa. They’ll also be playing a show with Nine Inch Nails in Cleveland, and appearing at the massively popular Riot Fest with acts like Machine Gun Kelly, Devo, Mr. Bungle, New Found Glory and Simple Plan. Find more info on the band’s new tour date here.

Todrick Hall

Singer and actor Todrick Hall recently announced a large-scale North American tour, kicking of in March of 2022. The tour will be in support of his new album his album Femuline, and will make stops in markets like San Diego, Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago, Orlando, Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York City. Find more information this multi-talented star’s newly announced tour right here.

070 Shake

New Jersey-based rapped 070 Shake will promote her new Modus Vivendi album with a tour later in 2021. The tour will kick off in October and run through November, with stops in Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago, New York and Philadelphia. Stops in Canadian cities like Montreal and Toronto are also planned, pending the loosening of border restrictions. Learn more about her fall tour here.

Black Label Society

Zakk Wylde, the frontman of Black Label Society, recently announced that his legendary metal band will be hitting the road in the tail-end of 2021. The band’s Doom Trooping Over North America tour will commence on October 1, with stops in Seattle, Chicago, Philadelphia, New York, Detroit, Houston and Las Vegas. They’ll be joined on tour by Obituary and Prong, and will also join Ozzy Osbourne and Judas Priest for a European tour in 2022. Learn more about the band’s plans here.


Platinum-selling rapper Future will be headlining the annual JMBLYA festival later this year, making stops in Rogers, Dallas, Austin, Phoenix, Mountain View and Mansfield with acts like Gunna, The Kid LAROI, Lil Tecca, Flo Milli, SoFaygo, Phora, SpotemGottem, Trae Tha Truth, Cico P, Metro Marrs, Mike Dimes and DJ Mr. Rogers. Future will be promoting his new album High Off Life. Find more information on his upcoming dates here.

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