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Pet Shop Boys/New Order, Wet Leg, Deaf Club, Found Footage Festival, more

Here’s a roundup of the latest tour news. See the Tour Dates category for more information.

PET SHOP BOYS / NEW ORDER

After two years of pandemic delays, the Pet Shop Boys and New Order’s “UNITY” tour finally kicks off this Saturday (09/17) in Toronto. DJ Paul Oakenfold will open the shows and his tour will visit Barclays Center in Brooklyn on September 23 with New Order last, and Madison Square Garden in Manhattan on September 28 with Pet Shop Boys last. There are also two nights at the Hollywood Bowl and more. Go here for all dates.

WET LEG

Wet Leg toured nonstop this year in support of their fantastic debut album, but it finally caught up with them and they had to cancel their recent shows in Denver and Abiquiu, NM to get some rest. They’re back, though, and are in the New York area this weekend opening for Florence + The Machine at Madison Square Garden on Saturday (9/17), then playing Sea.Hear.Now festival in Asbury Park Sunday (18/09). They also added a show, playing Nashville’s Brooklyn Bowl on December 1 as part of WNXP’s second anniversary celebration. All dates are here.

WEYES BLOOD

Earlier this week, Weyes Blood announced their highly anticipated new album And in the darkness hearts burn, and a 2023 tour supporting it. Tickets for the new shows went on sale today (9/16), and she has already added a second show in New York, Toronto and San Francisco.

DEAF CLUB (DATES WITH MELT-BANANA AND MORE)

Deaf Club – aka Justin Pearson (The Locust, Dead Cross, Planet B), Brian Amalfitano (ACxDC), Scott Osment (Weak Flesh), Jason Klein (Run With The Hunted) and Tommy Meehan (The Manx, Chum Out!) – will be touring the West Coast starting September 29 in Long Beach, with stops in Sacramento and Berkeley before joining Melt-Banana for shows in Seattle, Portland, Eugene, Bend, Redding and Ventura. All the dates are below, along with their new video for “But Does It Fart?” of their bad songs forever PE:

NY HAUNTED HOP NIGHT TRAIN

Jonathan Toubin’s annual Haunted Hop party returns on Halloween night (10/31) at the Knockdown Center in Queens. This year is billed as “An indoor/outdoor haunted house with 33 bands, 8 DJs, dance, cinema, installations, visuals, food and drink in a maze of rooms”. Bands include Hunx & His Punx, Hank Wood and The Hammerheads, Christeene and her band Fkkn, Martin Rev of Suicide, Man on Man, and more.

RHETT MILLER

just released their new album The misfitRhett Miller is currently on tour with upcoming dates in Baltimore, Columbus, Cleveland, Detroit, Grand Rapids, and more.

FOUND FOOTAGE FESTIVAL

Weird VHS collectors and morning news pranksters Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett will be taking the Found Footage festival on the road this fall and have added many more dates to their schedule, including stops in Milwaukee, Cleveland, Columbus, Greater Rapids, Albany and more.

BONNY DOON

Detroit band Bonny Doon just announced they have signed to ANTI- and have tour dates around their appearance at the 2022 Woodsist Film Festival.