Alien Weaponry Announce First-Ever Headlining North American Tour
New Zealand's Alien Weaponry were one of 2018's most talked about bands, gaining considerable traction with their debut album, Tu. The band channels the strength of the Māori warriors, a tribe native to their home country, through pounding tribal rhythms and a mix of English and the Māori language. Now, the teenage band is poised to embark on their inaugural headlining tour of North America.
The "Tumatauenga Tour" will take place in May, kicking off with an appearance at the Domination Festival in Mexico before venturing north of the border into the United States as well as Canada.
See the full list of stops below.
"We had an awesome time touring with Ministry in 2018, and we are so excited to be coming back," said Alien Weaponry. "We can't wait to see more of America and put on some sick shows for you all."
The group released Tu last year on Napalm Records, which featured standout tracks like "Kai Tangata" and "Holding My Breath."
Alien Weaponry 2019 North American Tour Dates
May 03 - May 04: Mexico City, Mexico @ Domination Festival
May 06 — Dallas, Texas @ Cambridge Room at House of Blues
May 07 — Houston, Texas @ Bronze Peacock @ House of Blues
May 08 — Austin, Texas @ 3TEN ACL Live
May 11 — Rockingham, N.C. @ Epicenter
May 12 — Washington, D.C. @ DC9
May 13 — Boston, Mass. @ Middle East
May 15 — New York, N.Y. @ Saint Vitus
May 16 — Montreal, Quebec @ L'Esco
May 17 — Toronto, Ontario @ Velvet Underground
May 19 — Chicago, Ill. @ Chicago Open Air
May 22 — Minneapolis, Minn. @ 7th St Entry
May 24 - May 26 — Pryor, Okla. @ Rocklahoma
May 26 — Denver, Colo. @ Bluebird Theater
May 28 — San Francisco, Calif. @ Bottom of the Hill
May 29 — Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Roxy
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