While You Were Away: New Tours From Weird Al, Adele, Foo Fighters And More

Still shaking off that holiday turkey? Sit back, relax, and catch up with all the music news you were too sleepy to pay attention to with GENRE IS DEAD!’s latest edition of While You Were Away.

Foo Fighters Announce 2022 Tour

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The Foo Fighters are going on tour! The band announced dates for their 2022 North American tour. The trek kicks off May 14th in Burgettstown, Pennslyvania, and wraps up with a two-night stint in Los Angeles on August 18th and August 20th. Tickets for these shows are on sale now. Check out all the dates below.

Meanwhile, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl teamed up with produce Greg Kurstin once again for the 2022 edition of The Hanukkah Sessions. See all the songs covered here.

05/14 – Burgettstown, PA @ The Pavilion at Star Lake
05/16 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
05/20 – Raleigh, NC @ Costal Credit Union Music Park
05/24 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion
06/08 – Berlin, DE @ Flughafen Templehof *&
06/10 – Nickelsdorf, AT @ Nova Rock Festival
06/12 – Milan, IT @ I-Days
06/14 – Basel, CH @ St. Jakob-Park ^
06/18 – Lisbon, PT @ Rock in Rio Lisbon
06/20 – Madrid, ES @ Wanda Metropolitano Stadium %@
06/22-23 – Nimes, FR @ Festival De Nimes
06/25 – Manchester, UK @ Emirates Old Trafford #
06/27 – Birmingham, UK @ Villa Park ~
06/30 – London, UK @ London Stadium #+
07/02 – London, UK @ London Stadium ~
07/17 – New York, NY @ Citi Field
07/19 – Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
07/22 – Toronto, ON @ Rogers Centre
07/24 – Philadelphia, PA @ Lincoln Financial Field
07/27 – Bangor, ME @ Maine Savings Amphitheater
07/29 – Montreal, QC @ Osheaga Music Festival
08/01 – Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Music Center
08/03 – Minneapolis, MN @ Huntington Bank Stadium
08/06 – Denver, CO @ Empower Field at Mile High
08/08 – West Valley City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre
08/10 – Big Sky, MT @ Big Sky Events Arena
08/13 – Seattle, WA @ T-Mobile Arena
08/18 – Los Angeles, CA @ Banc of California Stadium
08/20 – Los Angeles, CA @ Banc of California Stadium

Slam Dunk Reval Festival Headliners for 2022

Sum 41, Dropkick Murphys, The Interrupters and more announced for Slam Dunk Festival 2022

Slam Dunk Festival recently announced headliners for the 2022 festival. Sum 41 and Dropkick Murphys will headline the event along with the previously announced Alexisonfire.

Other acts added to the bill include The Interrupters, KennyHoopla, Pennywise, Pinkshift, Deaf Havana, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Knuckle Puck, Hot Mulligan, Eskimo Callboy, Yours Truly and Beauty School. More acts will be announced in the coming months.

Unfortunately, the previously announced Rancid will no longer appear at the festival.

Check out the lineup so far below.

“Weird Al” Yankovic Announces 2022 North American

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Parody wiz “Weird Al” Yankovic has announced dates for his 2022 North American tour. The trek kicks off April 16th in Poughkeepsie, New York, and wraps up October 29th in New York.

“Weird Al” is doing things a little differently this time around. “Please note: this is a scaled-down tour with limited production (no costumes, props, or video screens) in smaller theatres and more intimate settings, and Al’s setlist will be comprised almost entirely of his original (non-parody) songs,” a press release says.

Tickets go on sale Friday, December 10th at 10 AM local time. Check out all the dates below.

“Weird Al” Yankovic 2022 Tour Dates:

04/26 – Poughkeepsie, NY @ Bardavon Opera House
04/27 – Albany, NY@ The Egg Center for the Performing Arts
04/29 – New Bedford, MA @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
04/30 – Orono, ME @ Collins Center for the Performing Arts
05/01 – Hampton Beach, NH @ Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
05/03 – Portland, ME @ Merrill Auditorium
05/04 – New London, CT @ Garde Arts Center
05/06 – Medford, MA @ Chevalier Theatre
05/07 – Medford, MA @ Chevalier Theatre
05/08 – Burlington, VT @ The Flynn
05/10 – Ridgefield, CT @ The Ridgefield Playhouse
05/11 – Rochester, NY @ Kodak Center
05/14 – Wilkes-Barre, PA @ The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts
05/15 – Erie, PA @ Warner Theatre
05/17 – Canton, OH @ Canton Palace Theatre
05/18 – Saginaw, MI @ The Temple Theatre
05/20 – Detroit, MI @ Fisher Theatre
05/21 – Nashville, IN @ Brown County Music Center
05/22 – Springfield, IL @ Sangamon Auditorium
05/24 – Milwaukee, WI @ Marcus Performing Arts Center
05/25 – Evansville, IN @ Victory Theatre
05/27 – Pelham, TN @ The Caverns
05/28 – Pelham, TN @ The Caverns
05/29 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
05/31 – Little Rock, AR @ Robinson Performance Hall
06/01 – Tulsa, OK @ Tulsa Theater
06/03 – Denver, CO @ Ellie Caulkins Opera House
06/04 – Denver, CO @ Ellie Caulkins Opera House
06/05 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Capitol Theatre
06/06 – Boise, ID @ Morrison Center for the Performing Arts
06/08 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Venetian Theatre
06/10 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Venetian Theatre
06/11 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Venetian Theatre
06/12 – Reno, NV @ Silver Legacy Resort & Casino – Reno Ballroom
06/15 – San Francisco, CA @ Golden Gate Theatre
06/16 – San Francisco, CA @ Golden Gate Theatre
06/17 – Los Angeles, CA @ TBA
06/18 – Los Angeles, CA @ TBA
06/20 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Granada Theatre
06/21 – Bakersfield, CA @ Fox Theatre
06/24 – Spokane, WA @ Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox
06/25 – Bend, OR @ Hayden Homes Amphitheater
06/26 – Portland, OR @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
06/28 – Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre
06/29 – Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre
06/30 – Eugene, OR @ Hult Center for the Performing Arts – Silva Concert Hall
07/02 – Vancouver, BC @ The Centre
07/04 – Edmonton, AB @ Winspear Centre
07/05 – Calgary, AB @ Jack Singer Concert Hall
07/06 – Calgary, AB @ Jack Singer Concert Hall
07/08 – Regina, SK @ Conexus Arts Centre
07/09 – Saskatoon, SK @ TCU Place
07/10 – Winnipeg, MB @ Burton Cummings Theatre for the Performing Arts
07/11 – Duluth, MN @ Symphony Hall
07/14 – Madison, WI @ Overture Center for the Arts – Overture Hall
07/15 – Chicago, IL @ Symphony Center – Orchestra Hall
07/16 – Chicago, IL @ Symphony Center – Orchestra Hall
07/19 – Cedar Rapids, IA @ Paramount Theatre
07/20 – Columbia, MO @ Missouri Theatre
07/22 – Lincoln, NE @ Lied Center
07/23 – Mankato, MN @ Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center
07/24 – Minneapolis, MN @ State Theatre
07/26 – Elkhart, IN @ The Lerner Theatre
07/29 – Lewiston, NY @ Artpark Mainstage Theater
07/30 – Ottawa, ON @ National Arts Centre – Southam Hall
08/01 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
08/02 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
08/03 – Williamsport, PA @ Community Arts Center – Martin Theatre
08/05 – Northampton, MA @ Calvin Theatre
08/06 – Lancaster, PA @ American Music Theatre
08/07 – Lancaster, PA @ American Music Theatre
08/09 – Newport News, VA @ Ferguson Center for the Arts
08/10 – Richmond, VA @ Dominion Energy Center – Carpenter Theatre
08/12 – Wilmington, NC @ Wilson Center
08/13 – Charlotte, NC @ Blumenthal Performing Arts Center – Belk
08/14 – Charleston, SC @ Charleston Gaillard Center
08/17 – Knoxville, TN @ Tennessee Theatre
08/18 – Greenville, SC @ Peace Center
08/19 – Huntsville, AL @ Von Braun Center – Mark C. Smith Concert Hall
08/20 – Birmingham, AL @ Alabama Theatre
08/22 – Ashland, KY @ Paramount Arts Center
08/23 – Dayton, OH @ Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center
08/25 – Grand Rapids, MI @ GLC Live at 20 Monroe
08/26 – Benton Harbor, MI @ The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College
08/28 – Chesterfield, MO @ Chesterfield Amphitheater
08/30 – Springfield, MO @ Gillioz Theatre
08/31 – Topeka, KS @ Topeka Performing Arts Center
09/01 – Wichita, KS @ The Cotillion
09/02 – Kansas City, MO @ Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
09/04 – Midwest City, OK @ Hudiburg Chevrolet Center at Rose State College
09/06 – Colorado Springs, CO @ Pikes Peak Center
09/07 – Grand Junction, CO @ Avalon Theatre
09/09 – Greeley, CO @ Union Colony Civic Center
09/10 – Santa Fe, NM @ The Santa Fe Opera – The Crosby Theatre
09/11 – Chandler, AZ @ Chandler Center for the Arts
09/13 – Riverside, CA @ Fox Performing Arts Center
09/15 – Paso Robles, CA @ Vina Robles Amphitheatre
09/16 – Temecula, CA @ Pechanga Theater
09/18 – Thousand Oaks, CA @ Bank of America Performing Arts Center
09/21 – Saratoga, CA @ The Mountain Winery
09/24 – Davis, CA @ Robert & Margaret Mondavi Center for Performing Arts
09/25 – San Diego, CA @ Balboa Theatre
09/26 – San Diego, CA @ Balboa Theatre
09/27 – Tucson, AZ @ Fox Tucson Theatre
09/29 – Lubbock, TX @ Helen Devitt Jones Theater
09/30 – Dallas, TX @ Majestic Theatre
10/01 – Houston, TX @ Cullen Performance Hall
10/02 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater
10/04 – San Antonio, TX @ Majestic Theatre
10/06 – Memphis, TN @ Graceland Soundstage
10/07 – Shreveport, LA @ The Strand Theatre
10/08 – Lafayette, LA @ Heymann Performing Arts Center
10/09 – Pensacola, FL @ Saenger Theatre
10/11 – Melbourne, FL @ King Center for the Performing Arts
10/12 – Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Parker Playhouse
10/13 – Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Parker Playhouse
10/15 – Clearwater, FL @ Ruth Eckerd Hall
10/16 – Orlando, FL @ Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts – Walt Disney Theatre
10/17 – Orange Park, FL @ Thrasher-Horne Center
10/19 – Washington, DC @ The Kennedy Center – Concert Hall
10/21 – Atlanta, GA @ Symphony Hall
10/22 – Atlanta, GA @ Symphony Hall
10/23 – Raleigh, NC @ Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
10/25 – Roanoke, CA @ Berglund Performing Arts Center
10/26 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Carnegie Music Hall – Rose and Gilt Theatre
10/28 – Philadelphia, PA @ Kimmel Cultural Campus
10/29 – New York, NY @ Carnegie Hall – Stern Auditorium

Adele Announces Las Vegas Residency

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Adele is headed to Vegas next year. The singer has announced “Weekends with Adele,” a 12-week residency taking place in the Colosseum of Las Vegas’ Caesars Palace Hotel starting January 21st, 2022.

Tickets go on sale Tuesday, December 7th at 10 AM local time via Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan Program. Only fans who have previously registered will be able to purchase tickets on a first-come, first-served basis. Get all the details here. See all the dates below.

Weekends with Adele Dates:

01/21 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
01/22 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
01/28 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
01/29 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
02/04 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
02/05 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
02/11 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
02/12 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
02/25 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
02/26 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
03/04 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
03/05 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
03/11 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
03/12 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
03/18 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
03/19 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
03/25 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
03/26 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
04/01 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
04/02 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
04/08 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
04/09 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
04/15 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum
04/16 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum

Iron Maiden Reveal North American 2022 Tour Dates

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Iron Maiden have announced dates for their North American 2022 tour with Trivium and Within Temptation. They also announced a handful of European dates. Shows pick up where their 2019 trek left off with the North American leg starting September 7th in Mexico City and wrap up September 30th in Spokane, Washington.

Before that, the band will tour overseas on the European leg for the previously rescheduled “Legacy of the Beast” shows with an additional six dates: Croatia (May 22nd), Serbia (May 24th), Romania (May 26th), Ukraine (May 29th), Bulgaria (July 13th), and Greece (July 16th). Check out all the dates below.

Tickets for the new dates go on sale Friday, December 10th at 10 AM local time.

Iron Maiden 2022 “Legacy of the Beast” Tour Dates:

05/22 – Zagreb, Croatia @ Arena Zagreb #
05/24 – Belgrade, Serbia @ Stark Arena #
05/26 – Bucharest, Romania @ Romexpo Open Air #
05/29 – Kyiv, Ukraine @ VDNG #
06/04 – Finland Hyvinkää Rockfest
06/11 – Donington, UK @ Download Festival
06/13 – Belfast, N. Ireland @ Ormeau Park Belsonic Festival
06/16 – Desse, Belgium @ Graspop
06/18 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Copenhell
06/20 – Prague, Czech Republic @ Sinobo Stadium
06/23 – Oslo, Norway @ Tons Of Rock
06/26 – Paris, France @ La Defense Arena
06/27 – Arnhem, Netherlands @ Gelredome
06/30 – Zurich, Switzerland @ Hallenstadion
07/02 – Cologne, Germany @ Rhein–Energie–Stadium
07/04 – Berlin, Germany @ Waldbühne
07/07 – Bologna, Italy @ Sonic Park
07/09 – Stuttgart, Germany @ Cannstatter Wasen
07/10 – Wiener, Austria @ Neustadt Stadium Open–Air
07/13 – Sofia, Bulgaria @ Arena Armeec #
07/16 – Athens, Greece @ Olympic Stadium #
07/20 – Bremen, Germany @ Bürgerweide
07/22 – Gothenburg, Sweden @ Ullevi Stadium
07/24 – Warsaw, Poland @ PGE Narodowy
07/26 – Frankfurt, Germany @ Deutsche Bank Park
07/29 – Barcelona, Spain @ Olympic Stadium
07/31 – Lisbon, Portugal @ Estadio Nacional
09/07 – Mexico City, Mexico @ Foro Sol
09/11 – El Paso, TX @ Don Haskins Center ^
09/13 – Austin, TX @ Moody Center ^
09/15 – Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center ^
09/17 – Denver, CO @ Ball Arena ^
09/19 – Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre ^
09/21 – Anaheim, CA @ Honda Center ^
09/25 – Chula Vista, CA @ North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre ^
09/27 – Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion ^
09/29 – Seattle, WA @ Climate Pledge Arena ^
09/30 – Spokane, WA @ Spokane Arena ^
10/03 – Sioux Falls, SD @ Denny Sanford Premier Center *
10/05 – Chicago, IL @ United Center *
10/07 – Columbus, OH @ Nationwide Arena *
10/09 – Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena *
10/11 – Toronto, ON, Canada @ Scotiabank Centre *
10/12 – Hamilton, ON, Canada @ FirstOntario Centre *
10/15 – Ottawa, ON, Canada @ Canadian Tire Centre *
10/17 – Worcester, MA @ DCU Center *
10/19 – Belmont Park, NY @ UBS Arena *
10/21 – Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center *
10/23 – Washington, DC @ Capital One Arena *
10/25 – Greensboro, NC @ Greensboro Coliseum *
10/27 – Tampa, FL @ Amalie Arena *

# = newly added European tour date
^ = w/ Trivium
* = w/ Within Temptation

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Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, The Crypt 1331, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Reality-Comics. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Creeper, and Green Day.

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