Sep. 20, 2016
The weather might change and leaves may fall, but Ticketfly stays fresh year-round. We’ve got another crop of awesome concerts this season, from iconic indie acts and dizzying synth pop to stoner rap and experimental electronic music. Give our playlist a spin, then catch these bands at a ‘fly venue near you.
Conor Oberst: Indie icon Conor Oberst provided the soundtrack for many a teen’s coming of age, whether solo, fronting seminal outfit Bright Eyes or the noisier and politically-charged Desaparecidos, or gigging with Monsters of Folk. The prolific indie darling is flying solo again, with his new album Ruminations due out October 14. Get a taste of it live at these upcoming dates.
9.28: Fremont Theatre – San Luis Obispo, CA
10.2: The Glass House – Pomona, CA
10.3: Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas – Las Vegas, NV
10.7: Granada Theater – Dallas, TX
11.17: Massey Hall – Toronto, ON
Lissie: With three heralded albums under her belt, including February’s My Wild West, the midwestern folk-rock queen returns to the road.
9.21: Troubadour – Los Angeles, CA
9.22: The Chapel – San Francisco, CA
9.26: Antone’s – Austin, TX
10.5: Cedar Cultural Center – Minneapolis, MN
10.10: World Cafe Live – Philadelphia, PA
10.12: The Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY
Dizzy Wright: Stoner rapper Dizzy Wright recently parted ways with his Funk Volume label, but that hasn’t halted his hustle. The Las Vegas spitter, who’s known for his hippie vibes, announced the launch of his own label, Still Movin’, which he’s celebrating with a nationwide tour.
9.23: Jub Jub’s – Reno, NV
9.24: Revolution Concert House and Event Center – Garden City, ID
9.25: Swaxx Spokane – Spokane, WA
9.27: Hi-Fi Music Hall – Eugene, OR
9.29: The New Parish – Oakland, CA
9.30: The Catalyst – Santa Cruz, CA
10.2: The Roxy Theatre – West Hollywood, CA
10.6: The Pressroom – Phoenix, AZ
10.9: Trees – Dallas, TX
10.10: The Studio at Warehouse Live – Houston, TX
10.15: Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom – Denver, CO
10.23: Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas – Las Vegas, NV
11.23: College Street Music Hall – New Haven, CT
A Tribe Called Red: The Canadian DJ/production trio puts a unique spin on electronic music, blending Native American chants and pow wow drumming with hip hop, dubstep, reggae and moombahton. As the crew rocks the decks during their shows, videos and images of Native American’s portrayal in popular media play on screens, juxtaposing the sounds.
9.21: Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, NY
9.23: The Wayfarer – Costa Mesa, CA
9.24: The Hideout – San Diego, CA
9.26: Troubadour – Los Angeles, CA
10.4: Urban Lounge – Salt Lake City, UT
11.15: Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR
11.16: The Crocodile – Seattle, WA
12.8: London Music Hall (Canada) – London, ON
Tor Miller: The native New Yorker makes powerful indie-pop with arena-sized hooks. Listen to “Surrender” or “Carter and Cash” and you’ll see that he’s got more in common with David Bowie and Elton John than his contemporaries.
9.24: Adelaide Hall – Toronto, ON
9.27: Swedish American Hall – San Francisco, CA
9.28: Troubadour – Los Angeles, CA
Allen Stone: Stone’s got so much soul, you’d think he was from the south. The Washington-based singer-songwriter does right by his influences, channeling the spirit of the genre from yesterday, both in its style and socio-political messages.
9.28: Ventura Theater – Ventura, CA
10.4: Soiled Dove Underground – Denver, CO
10.8: The Kent Stage – Kent, OH
10.9: The Ardmore Music Hall – Ardmore, PA
10.16: World Cafe Live – Wilmington, DE
10.18: Ram’s Head Onstage – Annapolis, MD
10.24: 3TEN Austin City Limits Live – Austin, TX
10.28: 191 Toole – Tucson, AZ
CHVRCHES: The Scottish trio broke out on the scene with 2013’s The Bones of What You Believe. Three years later, they’re still captivating crowds with their infectious synth-pop and hypnotizing live show.
10.3: Hollywood Forever – Los Angeles, CA
10.4: Hollywood Forever – Los Angeles, CA
10.6: Marquee Theatre – Tempe, AZ
10.17: Echostage – Washington, DC
10.18: Echostage – Washington, DC
Ben Folds: The veteran musician has been rockin’ the suburbs for more than two decades, both solo and as the frontman for indie band Ben Folds Five. This fall, he returns to the road with just his piano in tow.
9.22: College Street Music Hall – New Haven, CT
10.7: Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall – Munhall, PA
10.21: Ventura Theatre – Ventura, CA
10.30: The Wilma – Missoula, MT