Smashing Pumpkins Book Intimate Venues for the Rock Invasion 2 Tour

The Smashing Pumpkins have booked a short headline tour of intimate rooms in North America for this spring. Rock Invasion 2 tour – a sequel to their iconic 1993 Tour that spanned the globe, will kick off on April 23rd in Louisville, KY and will end in Greensboro, NC on May 8th. Tickets for Rock Invasion 2 will go on sale to the general public starting Friday, March 6th at 10:00am local time and can be purchased at the links below. Produced by Live Nation, the Rock Invasion 2 Tour will bring the iconic rockers to intimate venues, featuring a heavier rock set of songs spanning the band’s entire catalog. The tour will feature Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin, James Iha, and Jeff Schroeder alongside bassist Jack Bates. In addition to the nine Rock Invasion 2 dates, The Smashing Pumpkins will headline two festivals – Beale Street Music Festival and Shaky Knees Music Festival – and after the tour concludes, will go on to open for Guns N’ Roses’ 2020 stadium tour for a number of dates in July. For more information on those additional performances, visit their site. Continue reading

Mastodon, Mariachi El Bronx, Clutch, etc Confirmed For Shaky Knees Music Festival

shaky knees festival 2015

The 2015 Shaky Knees Music Festival will take place in Central Park in Atlanta, GA on May 8-10, 2015. Confirmed artists for the event include:

The Strokes
The Avett Brothers
Wilco
Pixies
Social Distortion
Ryan Adams
Noel Gallagher‘s High Flying Birds
Tame Impala
Brand New
Mastodon
Old Crow Medicine Show
Neutral Milk Hotel
Interpol
Flogging Molly
TV on the Radio
Manchester Orchestra
James Blake
Death From Above 1979
Milky Chance
Kaiser Chiefs
Dr. Dog
ZZ Ward
Spiritualized
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave
Panda Bear
American Football
Clutch
The Black Lips
Xavier Rudd
The Devil Makes Three
The Mountain Goats
Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls
The Kooks
Best Coast
Real Estate
Wavves
Built to Spill
The Both (Aimee Mann / Ted Leo )
Diamond Rugs
Mac DeMarco
Minus the Bear
Old 97s
The Heartless Bastards
Mariachi El Bronx
The Mowglis
Fidlar
Metz
The Bronx
Two Gallants
Tennis
Speedy Ortiz
The Whiskey Gentry
Fences
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Palma Violets
The Sheepdogs
Asgeir
Surfer Blood
Jukebox the Ghost
Haerts
Viet Cong
Strand of Oaks
Halsey
Steve Gunn
Field Report
Nikki Lane
Black Pistol Fire
Matthew E. White
Blank Range
& More To Be Announced