Dream big: Indie electro-rockers Lower Dens just expanded their European and U.S. tours. The group kicks things off at Cincinnati's Midpoint Music Festival supporting Dirty Projectors (Sept. 27) before joining Grizzly Bear for dates in Chicago at the Riviera Theatre (Sept. 30) and then stopping at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver (Oct. 6-7) and the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles (Oct. 10).
The blooming Rose: Brooklyn chanteuse Frankie Rose announced an East Coast jaunt that launches in Washington, D.C., at the Rock and Roll Hotel (Sept. 26). Rose also appears at the Pygmalion Festival in Champaign, Ill. (Sept. 29) and Mohawk Place in Buffalo, N.Y. (Oct. 2), before closing her trek at Brighton Music Hall in Boston (Oct. 4).
Go Kreay-zy: On the heels of her major-label debut album, "Somethin' 'Bout Kreay" (Columbia), Kreayshawn is headlining an all-female North American swing this fall. The tour begins in Oklahoma City at the Kamps 1310 Lounge, then proceeds to House of Blues in New Orleans (Nov. 5), the Loft in Atlanta (Nov. 11) and Irving Plaza in New York (Nov. 15) before concluding in San Diego at Porter's Pub (Dec. 16).
Globetrotters: Sydney-based experimental rock group PVT should boost its base thanks to an expansive global tour. Supporting Menomena for a 22-date run, the band hits the road in San Francisco at Bimbo's 365 Club (Sept. 26) before heading to Parish in Austin (Oct. 3) and the Bowery Ballroom in New York (Oct. 11), among other locales. Next, the group joins Bloc Party in London at Birthdays (Nov. 1), Alcatraz in Milan (Nov. 8), Tonhalle in Munich (Nov. 15) and Rockafeller in Oslo (Nov. 20). Returning to its home base of Australia, PVT has a four-gig run with Gotye, beginning at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre (Dec. 6) and finishing at the Sydney Entertainment Centre (Dec. 14).