Today’s recap includes tour announcements, festival lineups and more, as compiled by TicketNews on February 23, 2009. Punk rock titans Rise Against and Rancid...

Today’s recap includes tour announcements, festival lineups and more, as compiled by TicketNews on February 23, 2009.

Punk rock titans Rise Against and Rancid have unveiled the full itinerary for their two-month co-headlining tour. The outing will hit nearly 30 markets across North America and feature two bands sharing supporting duties.

Iconic electro band Depeche Mode revealed dates and cities for its summer tour of the U.S. and Canada. Venues are to be announced. … Superfly Productions has announced the lineup for its annual Superfly During Jazzfest concert series, which coincides with the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Featured performers are The Black Keys and Death Cab for Cutie. … The first eight weeks of touring have been especially good for the Harlem Globetrotters, who have broken box office records in 29 cities so far.

Those are the complete reports for this Monday. TicketNews has more artist itinerary updates, though, so continue reading for more concert and tour updates in brief:


Keane has one dozen concerts lined up for a month-long tour of the U.S. (including a single stop in Canada). The outing runs from May 8 at Fox Theater in oakland, CA, through May 27 at Radio City Music Hall I New York, NY. Along the way, the indie rockers will stop for shows on May 13 at Ogden Theatre in Denver, CO; May 16 at Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, IL; May 19 at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC; and May 21 at the Bank of America Pavilion in Boston, MA. The lone date north of the border falls on May 23 at Sound Academy in Toronto, ON.

Tesla will be on the road for some scattered tour legs over the next couple of months. A total of 13 shows are spread out from February 24 at Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh, NC, through April 11 at The Venue in Fargo, ND. The rockers will stop for shows from coast to coast, including a February 27 gig at Bijou Theatre in Knoxville, TN, a March 13 session at Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque, NM, an April 2 concert at Fox Theater in Oakland, CA, and an April 8 performance at the Knitting Factory in Boise, ID, among other events.

The Bronx has penciled in nearly 30 concerts for this spring, beginning with a three-show run in Austin, TX, on March 18 at Red 7, March 19 at The Wave and March 21 at Waterloo Park. From there, the band will be on the road through April 24 at Jerky’s in Providence, RI, with stops marked for March 25 at Casbah in San Diego, CA; March 27 at Wasted Space in Las Vegas, NV; April 1 at Richard’s on Richards in Vancouver, BC; April 13 at Reggie’s in Chicago, IL; April 20 at Bowery Ballroom in New York, NY; and April 23 at Middle East in Boston, MA.

King Khan & The Shrines will follow their upcoming month-long March tour will a new round of spring shows. The band first hits the road March 6 at the Harvest of Hope Fest in St. Augustine, FL, and continues on through March 19-20 performances at the South By Southwest (SXSW) Festival in Austin, TX. A total of 21 new dates follow from April 29 at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC, through a May 29-30 stand at Echo in Los Angeles, CA. The recently announced tour leg also includes a May 1 gig at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY, a May 7 set at the Paradise in Boston, MA, a May 15 event at The Bottom Lounge in Chicago, IL, and a May 23 performance at the Sasquatch! Music Festival in Quincy, WA.

Revelation Theory, better known as Rev Theory, will support Buckcherry for a few shows in mid-March. But before then, the rockers have 12 solo concerts lined up for the coming weeks. The next show is February 23 at Parc International in Lafayette, LA, and more gigs are booked through March 10 at Mr. Small’s Theatre in Pittsburgh, PA. Concerts on the new solo tour leg include a February 27 set at The Handlebar in Greenville, SC, a March 1 stand at 12th & Porter in Nashville, TN, and a March 8 event at Peabody’s Downunder in Cleveland, OH.