Foo Fighters' 2023 dates: Where are the band playing?
24 May 2023, 13:46 | Updated: 23 June 2023, 18:41
Dave Grohl and co have confirmed their first headline gigs since the passing of Taylor Hawkins. Find out where they are headed in 2023 and how to buy tickets.
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The band confirmed their plans to carry on as a five piece after the tragic death of their drummer on 25th March 2022 and began to share a string of dates for 2023.
Sure enough, Dave Grohl and co have continued adding to their list of live shows this year, with dates that will see them visit more locations in the United States.
So where are Foo Fighters performing this year and who will play the drums for them? See Foo Fighters' live dates for 2023 so far, how to buy tickets and everything we know about their replacement drummer so far.
Are the Foo Fighters going to continue?
Yes. Foo Fighters shared a statement vowing to continue on as a band after the death of Taylor Hawkins and they have since begun to plot dates in 2023.
Where are the Foo Fighters playing in 2023?
Foo Fighters' 2023 tour dates are as follows:
- 8th July 2023: Festival D'Ete De Quebec, Canada
- 12th July 2023: Ottawa Bluesfest, Ottawa, Ontaria, CA
- 15th July 2023: Harley-Davidson Homecoming Festival, Milwaukee, WI, US
- 29th July 2023: Fuji rock, Naeba, Japan
- 4th August 2023: Spokane Arena, WA, US - with The Breeders
- 6th August 2023: Wildlands Festival, MT, US - with The Breeders and Taipei Houston
- 8th August 2023: Usana Amphitheatre, Salt Lake City, UT, US - with The Breeders
- 10th August 2023: Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys - Lake Tahoe, NV, US - with The Breeders
- 12th August 2023: Outside Lands Festivals, San Francisco, CA, US
- 3rd September 2023: Jazz Aspen Snowmass Aspen, CO, US
- 7th September 2023: Estádio Couto Pereira, Curitiba, Brazil - With Garbage + Wet Leg
- 9th September 2023: The Town, São Paulo, Brazil
- 15th September 2023: RiotFest, Chicago, US
- 17th September 2023: Sea.Hear.Now, Asbury Park, NJ, US
- 19th September 2023: Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater, Virgina Beach, VA - with The Breeders
- 21st September 2023: Louder Than Life, Louisville, Ky, US
- 1st October 2023: Ohana Festival, Dana Point, CA, US
- 3rd October 2023: Talking Stick Resort Ampitheatre, Phoenix, AZ
- 5th October 2023: Don Haskins Center, El Paso, TX
- 7th October 2023: Austin City Limits Festival, TX, US
- 14th October 2023: Austin City Limits Festival, TX, US
- 26th November 2023: F1 Grand Prix Event, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Visit foofighters.com/tour-dates for how to get tickets.
Who will play drums with Foo Fighters?
It has been confirmed that Josh Freese will play drums with the Foos. On Sunday 21st May, Foo Fighters revealed during their special livestream event Josh Freese would be the band's new drummer in a sitcom-style skit, which saw the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and Motley Crue sticksman Tommy Lee take part.
Foo Fighters announce Josh Freese as their new drummer with a cool video and Taylor Hawkins will never be forgotten 🙏— Wu Tang is for the Children (@WUTangKids) May 21, 2023
Foo Fighters - Times Like These at the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert