Yesterday, the folk-rockers Dispatch announced the dates for their upcoming 2018 summer tour, during which Nahko and Medicine for the People will serve as support for the majority of performances. Dispatch’s tour kicks off at Gerald R. Ford Amphitheatre in Vail, Colorado, on June 16th—the day before the band’s headlining show at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado, on July 17th. From there, Dispatch will hit Salt Lake City, Utah on June 19th before taking a break from the road until July.
On July 13th in Burlington, Vermont, Dispatch will begin the second leg of the tour, which accounts for the majority of dates on the group’s upcoming calendar. They will hit Bangor, Maine and Utica, New York before a two-day stand at New York City’s Central Park SummerStage on July 18th and 19th and performances at fan-favorite venues Stone Pony Summer Stage (Asbury Park, NJ) and Merriweather Post Pavillion (Columbia, MD) on July 20th and 21st, respectively.
Foll0wing a Midwest detour to Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Indianapolis, Indiana, on July 23rd and 24th, Dispatch will make stops in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. The band will then hit Texas for three nights—one night in Irving on August 10th and two nights at Austin’s Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater on August 11th and 12th. After landing in Los Angeles on August 16th, the group will end this leg of tour by working their way up the West Coast, eventually landing in Redmond, Washington, on August 25th.
After a brief break, Dispatch will return to the Midwest in September for dates in Kansas City, Minneapolis, Chicago, and Cincinnati. To round out the band’s newly announced tour dates, Dispatch will perform at Philadelphia’s The Mann Center followed by two tour-closing shows at Boston’s Blue Hills Bank Pavilion on September 20th and 21st.
Tickets for Dispatch’s upcoming tour with Nakho and Medicine for the People begin their on-sale on Friday, March 2nd, at 10 a.m. (local). For more information, head to the band’s website.