David Byrne is officially hitting the road this spring for a solo tour. Marking his first solo tour since 2009, and following a year of touring with St. Vincent, the Talking Heads frontman is also expected to bring along some new material. With a new album in the works, David Byrne confirms six U.S. dates in March of 2018. Opening up at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, New Jersey on March 3, David Byrne will go on to perform in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Buffalo, New York, Hershey, Pennsylvania, Waterbury, Connecticut, and conclude in Kingston, New York. Also scheduled to perform at Lollapalooza festivals in South America and at Roskilde Festival in Denmark, be prepared to see more of David Byrne in the festival scene of 2018.
According to the Poughkeepsie Journal, Byrne will perform Talking Heads hits such as “Burning Down the House,” “Life During Wartime” and “Psycho Killer.” David Byrne will also play music from his upcoming album, reportedly scheduled for March in coordination with the tour. Tickets for these six dates go on sale Friday morning.
Yesterday, David Byrne’s Facebook mysteriously updated to the below photo, possibly hinting at these new announcements. Keep it in mind as we await more news from Byrne’s camp.
In celebration of all this, watch David Byrne perform “Psycho Killer” solo in the dated video below.