Photo by Matt Grace
It’s business time for Flight of the Conchords with plans for a North American tour this summer. The lengthy jaunt, their first in three years, commences June 11th in Cleveland and culminates with a headlining appearance at Newport Folk Festival.
Update – Monday, March 28th at 9:10 a.m. CT: Flight of the Conchords have announced new shows in Portland, San Francisco, Austin, New York City, and Los Angeles.
Update – Monday, May 9th at 1:10 p.m. CT: Flight of the Conchords have confirmed the tour’s opening acts, including Eugene Mirman, Arj Barker, Michael Che, Demetri Martin, and John Hodgman.
Update – Tuesday, August 9th at 6:40 p.m. CT: The band has added a handful of new dates for October. Stops include Houston, Phoenix, and a headlining slot at Tenacious D’s Festival Supreme in Los Angeles.
According to a press release, the New Zealand comedy duo of Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie have new material in the works, which they’ll perform during these shows.
“I’m thrilled to get back on the road with over half the original band,” McKenzie said in a statement. The band’s last album came in the form of 2009’s I Told You I Was Freaky.
Flight of the Conchords 2016 Tour Dates:
06/11 – Cleveland, OH @ State Theatre *
06/12 – Philadelphia, PA @ Mann Center for Performing Arts *
06/13 – Washington, DC @ Wolf Trap Filene Center *
06/14 – Columbus, OH @ Palace Theatre **
06/16 – Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre **
06/17 – Minneapolis, MN @ Orpheum *
06/18 – Milwaukee, WI @ Riverside Theatre **
06/19 – Chicago, IL @ Pritzker Pavilion **
06/22 – Redmond, WA @ Marymoor Park **
06/23 – Vancouver, BC @ Orpheum **
06/24 – Portland, OR @ Keller Auditorium **
06/25 – Portland, OR @ Keller Auditorium **
06/27 – San Francisco, CA @ The Masonic *
06/28 – San Francisco, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheater !
07/01 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl %
07/02 – San Diego, CA @ Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre %
07/03 – Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre ^
07/05 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre ^
07/07 – Kansas City, MO @ Starlight Theatre ^
07/09 – Austin, TX @ Bass Concert Hall ^
07/10 – Austin, TX @ Bass Concert Hall ^
07/11 – New Orleans, LA @ Saenger Theatre ^
07/12 – Atlanta, GA @ Chastain Park Amphitheatre ^
07/14 – Nashville, TN @ Ascend Amphitheater *
07/16 – Boca Raton, FL @ Mizner Park Amphitheatre *
07/17 – St. Augustine, FL @ St. Augustine Amphitheatre *
07/18 – Cary, NC @ Koka Booth Amphitheatre *
07/20 – New York, NY @ Forest Hills Stadium #
07/22 – Newport, RI @ Newport Folk Festival
07/23 – Boston, MA @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion **
07/24 – New York, NY @ Central Park Summerstage **
07/26 – Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre *
07/27 – Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre *
10/25 – Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion
10/26 – Dallas, TX @ Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
10/28 – Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre
10/29 – Los Angeles, CA @ Festival Supreme
* = w/ Arj Barker
** = w/ Eugene Mirman
! = w/ Arj Barker, John Hodgman, Demetri Martin
% = w/ Kurt Braunohler
^ = w/ David O Doherty
# = w/ Eugene Mirman, John Hodgman, Michael Che
Revisit Flight of the Conchords’ classic “Business Time”: