Update: Kings of Leon to perform at Jiffy Lube Live; Gang Gang Dance to play Ottobar
Kings of Leon will perform at Jiffy Lube Live August 9, it was announced today. The show is part of the band's new 30-city tour, its first since the release of its fifth album "Come Around Sundown." The band has been on the festival circuit for the first half of the year; it just returned from Coachella. And will be playing at other international festivals, like Isle of Wight, until the tour kicks off in Alabama in late July.
Upstarts Band of Horses will open at Jiffy Lube. Tickets for show, which start at $36.50 for the lawn, go on sale Friday on Ticketmaster.
Update: Gang Gang Dance, the experimental New York band whose Liz Bougatsos is one of the best front-women around, will perform two shows in the region. The band will be at the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington July 18 and at the Ottobar July 19. Ticket information is not available yet.
Update 2: Junior Boys announced Tuesday a tour that will stop in Washington this summer. The Canadian synthpop duo, on the road to promote new album "It's all True," will perform at the Black Cat June 16, the same day Sade will kick-off her first tour in a decade at Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena. (via)