Recommended Shows!

The Damned at House of Blues, April 23, 2017 (tix on sale to general public Oct 28, 2016)

Come on, how often do you get to see The Damned - any incarnation - play such a laughably absurd venue as the House of Blues? Did the rotting corpse of Malcolm McLaren book this tour? As for why you should go, please consider that a) The Damned made the first real UK punk record ("New Rose"), and b) if you haven't already paid proper homage to these punk pioneers - regardless of the incarnation - please consider that this will be the band's 40th anniversary tour. How many more chances do you expect there to be? And, for the record, the current incarnation features original members Dave Vanian and Captain Sensible.

Redd Kross at Empty Bottle, May 11, 2017

You read that right, the mighty L.A. pop metal institution Redd Kross bring their special brand of rock "Neurotica" to the Bottle for a crash course in, well, Redd Kross that is loooong overdue. Considering that when we moved out to L.A., we timed our arrival just in time to see the band perform at that year's Sunset Junction (a Silverlake music festival), only to get there push our way to the front of the stage to hear someone behind us say "Man, sucks that Redd Kross broke up, man."

Of course, brothers Jeff and Steven McDonald eventually got the band back together and released Researching The Blues on Merge. That was four years ago and the band is still going stronger than ever.

Hippo Campus at Metro, May 21, 2017 (rescheduled from April 7)
If you haven't already sought out the band's latest longplayer, Landmark, then you're doing your ears a great disservice. Once you give it a spin, we trust you'll be reminded of why you first fell in love with this crazy rock & roll. You'll want to grab tix to this show sooner rather than later because its not everyday you have the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of the next big thing.

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