Weezer Announce the “Memories Tour”

“It’s all happening,” as Penny Lane would say.

 Only weeks after Weezer announced they would be touring eventually playing  just The Blue Album and Pinkerton, they have already revealed the dates of when and where the shows are taking place. Are you ready to fully relive your youth folks? Well we know we are. Okay, here it goes, check out all of the Weezer dates for the nicely titled “Memories Tour.”  Those in bold mark the beginning of the tour as prior dates will focus on promoting their newest disaster release Hurley (Epitaph)

Tour Dates

09-24 Columbus, OH – Ohio State University
09-25 Peoria, IL – Bradley University
10-01 Las Vegas, NV – Mirage Hotel and Casino
10-29 New Orleans, LA – Voodoo Festival
10-30 Atlanta, GA – Chastain Park Amphitheatre
11-26 Los Angeles, CA – Gibson Amphitheatre (Memories Tour)
11-27 Los Angeles, CA – Gibson Amphitheatre (Memories Tour)
11-29 San Francisco, CA – Nob Hill Masonic Center (Memories Tour)
11-30 San Francisco, CA – Nob Hill Masonic Center (Memories Tour)

Pretty sad looking right? For the reason there is no East Coast dates….yet. We have our fingers crossed though that the tour will head all over the country. It would be a shame if i didn’t.

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Sam Roberts Band “Detroit ’67”

 

Whenever I think of the Sam Roberts Band, I immediately think of the fictional group Stillwater from Almost Famous. Seeing SRB live, they just kind of embody that vibe that set the musical tone for the movie. As Jeff Bebe would have said “You know what I do? I connect. I get people off. I look for the guy who isn’t getting off, and I make him get off. “ That is exactly what the Sam Roberts Band does.

Their sound is  very distinctive. They almost belong in another time. A lot of the US hasn’t picked up on this Canadian band yet, and they deserve so much more attention than they get. If you like good, solid rock and roll, there is no reason why you haven’t checked out the Sam Roberts Band yet.

Sam Roberts Band is doing an extensive US tour that starts soon! Head over to their Myspace to check out the dates.

Watch their new video for Detroit ’67

Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s ‘As Tall As Cliffs’

In about 2 hours from now, I will be sitting down with all of the band members of Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s for an interview. I’m very excited. They are playing a private CMJ Party tonight, and its the perfect kick off to a great indie rock marathon of a week.

I feel like the little writer kid in ‘Almost Famous’ today.

Check out Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s on Myspace

Enjoy ‘As Tall As Cliffs’, Live in San Francisco.