The King of Power Pop, Paul Collins, takes his DIY attitude to China where he will play a series of shows in different towns beginning in early March. The tour begins near Shanghai in the community of Songjiang. Stops along the way include Suzhou, Nanjing, Wuhan, Hefei and Qingdao before wrapping in Beijing! Paul will be accompanied by Shanghai punk rockers Round Eye.
3/6 – Songjiang – Du Yin Jia (Independent Music House)
3/7 – Suzhou – Tunnel Bar
3/8 – Shanghai – Yuyintang
3/9 – Kunshan – Whales Bar
3/11 – Nanjing – Castle Bar
3/12 – Wuhan – Vox
3/13 – Hefei – On The Way Bar
3/14 – Qingdao – Downtown Bar
3/15 – Beijing – Yogong Yishan
This April, New Orleans psych garage visionaries Bipolaroid are embarking on a run of Midwest/East Coast dates in support of their latest album, Twin Language (available on Get Hip Recordings). The band will also take part in the Get Hip Showcase (3/15) at this year’s South by Southwest festival in Austin, TX. See an updated tour schedule below.
TWIN LANGUAGE TOUR
SXSW Get Hip Showcase
03/15 – Austin, TX – Lit Lounge
04/04 – Atlanta, GA – 529 Bar
04/05 – Asheville, NC – TBA (TBC)
04/06 – Chapel Hill, NC – The Cave Tavern
04/07 – Richmond, VA – Steady Sounds (In-store)
04/08 – Charlottesville, VA – The Belfry at Crozet Pizza Pourhouse
04/09 – Philadelphia, PA – Milkboy
04/10 – Philadelphia, PA – Kung Fu Necktie
04/11 – Brooklyn, NY – Radio Bushwick
04/12 – Brooklyn, NY – Legion
04/13 – Pittsburgh, PA – Club Cafe
04/15 – Columbus, OH – Double Happiness
04/16 – Cincinnati, OH – Mayday
04/17 – Nashville, TN – Stone Fox
04/18 – Memphis, TN – Buccaneer Lounge
04/19 – Oxford, MS – Blind Pig
Garage rock aficionados take heed: Tacoma, Washington rock legends The Sonics are teaming with Pittsburgh’s own garage kings, The Cynics (featuring Get Hip Recordings label founder Gregg Kostelich), for two nights of gritty, grimy, garage-rock bliss!
The Beachland Ballroom (Cleveland, OH)
Friday, February 28
Doors: 8 p.m. | Show: 9 p.m.
Tickets: $25-$50* | *$50 V.I.P. Meet & Greet package is available (includes poster & GA) – M&G starts at 7 p.m. | All ages
Buy tickets | www.beachlandballroom.com
Pittsburgh’s own The Cynics are bringing their energetic, floor-stomping garage rock back to the Steel City! Don’t miss it!!
The Nox Boys are commandeering the “Teenage Takeover,” a local showcase of young Pittsburgh talent taking place this Friday, Feb. 7 at Mr. Small’s Funhouse in Millvale, PA. They will be joined on-stage by local teen rockers Facebox, A Lovely Crisis, Chase the Monkey, and Pachyderm. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. The all-ages show begins at 7 p.m. Click here for more details.
The Boys recently unveiled the official music video for “Susie Lee,” one of the 11 killer cuts from their self-titled debut album. The video was created by filmmaker Jason Sherrit. Check it out below!