ROLLING LOUD CALIFORNIA 2023
Multi-city hip hop festival Rolling Loud has announced its 2023 California edition, happening March 3-5 at Hollywood Park Grounds (adjacent to SoFi Stadium) in Inglewood, CA. The lineup is headlined by Playboi Carti on Friday (3/3), Travis Scott on Saturday (3/4), and Future on Sunday (3/5). The whole lineup is here.
Sweden's Viagra Boys will be back in the US in early 2023 and they've added a second Brooklyn show (Elsewhere on February 17, the 2/16 show is sold out). All dates are here.
JOYCE MANOR / PUP
Joyce Manor recently announced that they'd kick off 2023 with a big Long Beach Arena show with PUP, Jeff Rosenstock, and Slaughterhouse on 1/7, and now Joyce Manor and PUP have revealed that they'll keep the fun going with co-headlining tour in March that hits Austin, Denver, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, and more.
Hudson Valley hardcore heroes Mindforce, makers of one of the best releases of 2022, are finally playing an NYC show.
THE BAD ENDS (MEMBERS OF REM / FIVE EIGHT)
The Bad Ends, the Athens, GA group led by former Five-Eight frontman Mike Mantione and featuring Bill Berry on drums (his first band since leaving R.E.M.), release their debut album in January and have announced their first live shows.
RACKET (NEW NYC VENUE) INITIAL LINEUP
Bowery Presents is opening Racket in the old Highline Ballroom space in early 2023 and they've just announced the initial lineup of shows.
THE SALT SHED (NEW CHICAGO VENUE) INITIAL LINEUP
The Salt Shed, the new Chicago venue housed in the former Morton Salt Factory, got a soft open this year with a few outdoor shows but has now announced the initial lineup of shows for its indoor venue, including Iggy Pop, Fever Ray, The Flaming Lips, and more.
Shovels & Rope-curated South Carolina fest High Water Festival is returning for its fifth year in 2023, on April 15-16 at Riverfront Park in North Charleston. They've announced the 2023 lineup, which is headlined by Beck, Wilco, and Rainbow Kitten Surprise. Check out the full lineup.