Ticketfly Tours: The War on Drugs, Chromeo, and YelaWolf


Apr. 07, 2014


Spring is in full-bloom, and festival season is officially upon us. The best concerts are popping up all over the country, so it was tough to pick only three artists for this month’s Ticketfly Tours. We honed it down the The War on Drugs, Chromeo, and Yelawolf. Whether you’re into indie-rock, funk, or hip hop, we’ve got a show near you:


Philadelphia indie-rock band, The War on Drugs, is making major waves with their most recent release Lost in the Dream (released March 2014 on Secretly Canadian) and two hour live sets this tour. With Don Henley-esque vocals and hints of Dylan, Petty, and Springsteen, The War on Drugs’ new, energetic sound earned them an 8.8 Pitchfork review, and they’ve already hit the #26 spot on the Billboard 200 charts.

4.7: Crescent Ballroom – Phoenix, AZ
4.8: Club Congress – Tucson, AZ
4.10: Mojo’s – Columbia, MO
4.13: Town Ballroom – Buffalo, NY
4.14: The Horseshoe Tavern – Toronto, ON
4.15: Lee’s Palace – Toronto, ON
4.14: The Horseshoe Tavern – Toronto, ON
4.18: 9:30 Club – Washington, DC


Dave 1 and P-Thugg, aka Chromeo, are back with their latest single “Come Alive” featuring Toro y Moi and new album, White Women, coming soon (scheduled to release in May 2014). The electro-funk duo’s upbeat, feel good music will get you on your feet and transport you back to the days of disco.

4.12: The Independent – San Francisco, CA
4.19: Marquee Theatre – Tempe, AZ
5.10: Sweetlife Festival – Columbia, MD
5.10: U Street Music Hall – Washington, DC
5.14: Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA
8.7: Brooklyn Bowl Vegas – Las Vegas, NV


Michael Wayne Atha, better known by his stage name YelaWolf, is a rapper from Gadsden, Alabama. Signed with Enimen’s label, Shady Records, YelaWolf put out Radioactive in 2011 (which made the #27 spot on the Billboard 200), a sequel to his breakthrough mixtape, Trunk Musik Returns in 2013, and will be releasing his sophomore album Love Story in May 2014.

4.8: Durty Nellies – Palatine, IL
4.11: Blue Moose Tap House – Iowa City, IA
4.12: The Blue Note – Columbia, MO
4.24: The Glass House – Pomona, CA
4.30: The Cotillion Ballroom – Wichita, KS
5.2: Cain’s Ballroom – Tulsa, OK



 Photo Credit: The War on Drugs live via http://www.manchesterscenewipe.co.uk/.

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