Tame Impala Announce North American Headline Tour Dates
Tame Impala have just announced new North America headlining dates this May. The shows include stops in Nashville on May 2nd, Asheville, NC on May 3rd, St. Augustine, FL on May 6th and their first-ever show in Miami on May 7th. Tickets go on sale this Friday, February 1st at 10AM local time.
The dates come on the heels of Tame Impala announcing a headlining slot at this year's Coachella Festival where he plays on Saturday, April 13 and Saturday, April 20. Further, Tame Impala will headline Shaky Knees Festival in Atlanta, GA (May 5), Corona Capital (May 11), Boston Calling (May 25) and Barcelona's Primavera Festival (May 31).
Tame Impala is Kevin Parker. His last album Currents (Interscope) was released in 2015 earning him a second GRAMMY nomination, RIAA Gold-certification and word-wide critical acclaim. The New York Times labeled it a "a tour de force" and Pitchfork said, "nearly every proper song on Currents is a revelatory statement of Parker's range and increasing expertise as a producer, arranger, songwriter, and vocalist while maintaining the essence of Tame Impala." NPR noted, "[Parker] advocates for constant reinvention... That commitment to evolution helps make Tame Impala an unlikely but worthy candidate for major stardom."
Hailing from Perth, Australia, he first toured the U.S. in 2010, playing small clubs for crowds of 200. A handful of trips to the U.S. later and thanks to the ravenous demand of fans for a transcendent live performance, Tame Impala has gone on to headline festivals and theaters around the world and released three full length albums - Innerspeaker, Lonerism and Currents. As a writer and producer Parker has collaborated with Travis Scott, SZA, Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Kanye West, Kali Uchis, Theophilus London, Miguel, A$AP Rocky and more.
April 13 - Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival - Indio, CA
April 20 - Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival - Indio,CA
May 03 - ExploreAsheville.com Arena - Asheville, NC
May 05 - Shaky Knees Music Festival - Atlanta, GA
May 06 - St. Augustine Amphitheater - St. Augustine, FL
May 07 - Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater - Miami Beach FL
May 11 - Corona Capital Festival - Guadalajara, MEXICO
May 25 - Boston Calling Festival - Boston, MA
May 31 - Primavera Festival - Barcelona, SPAIN