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Feb
17 Thu
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The Spits, Night Birds and more TBA

Baltimore, MD
United States
Doors at 8:00 PM, Show at 9:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
DAY OF: $18.00
ADVANCE TICKET: $16.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADVANCE TICKET Public Onsale: May 25, 2021 10:00 AM to February 16, 2022 11:59 PM
DAY OF Public Onsale: February 17, 2022 12:00 AM to February 17, 2022 9:00 PM

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In an era that relies so heavily on quick-hit bands, there are very few things that are truly part of the subculture and not just the passing zeitgeist du jour. Closing in on three decades, The Spits have signified the crossroads between punk mayhem and well-honed songwriting, creating some of the most unhinged and anthemic tracks in underground music while standing tall enough to be uttered in the same breath as names like Jay Reatard, Dead Moon, Ty Segall and more.


The Spits are readying their highly anticipated VI, due May 1 via their own Thriftstore Records imprint. Recorded by Erik Nervous on cassette four track, the band’s new LP VI is ten hummable tracks, shrouded in chainsaw punk that mesh the wild showmanship of party-rock legends Van Halen and the leather-clad toughness and songwriting chops of the Misfits. Marking a “return to roots’’ approach for the LP, the band decided to record and write VI in the basements of Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids, Michigan over the course of several spurts of activity, each yielding a few new songs from a terrible drum kit with a literal thrift store guitar. “We’ve only been into an actual studio like three times,” admits Sean Wood. “I don’t think we’ve had one record that was recorded all in one place, this may be the closest thing. And for these songs we’d record a couple tracks, step away and go back at it later– sometimes weeks later. You know, take our time.”


Originally from Kalamazoo, Michigan, brothers Sean and Erin Wood formed The Spits with Lance Phelps in 1993 after realizing rock had gone limp, hated partying and just plain wasn’t fun anymore. And even though they didn’t even know how to play, the self-professed deliquents who grew up with New Orleans–style jazz and bluegrass “got cultured” and formed a band dead set on reminding the world how to have a good time. The Spits didn’t fit in with the punks or the garageheads when they landed in Seattle two years later, but carved out their own path with a series of empty open mic nights and parties under a bridge in the University District. Things started snowballing a year or two later with a good word from Mudhoney’s Steve Turner and a reputation for livewire gigs.


By the late 90s/early 00s, The Spits were almost as famous for rowdy shows and outrageous costumes as they were for their acid-fried melodic rippers. Releasing five LPs over the next decade-plus, in addition to EPs and 7-inches, the gospel of The Spits spread far and wide, expanding the band’s live legend further and further while giving more fans the chance to hear their uniquely catchy songwriting and punk mayhem. And while several band members have come and gone since their formation, including Wayne Draves and Josh Kramer, The Spits have never lost their edge, never lost their live chops and most importantly, never lost that sense of beer-soaked chaos.







Mar
4 Fri
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Sunflower Bean and guest TBA

Baltimore, MD
United States
Doors at 8:00 PM, Show at 9:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
DAY OF: $20.00
ADVANCE TICKET: $16.00

TICKET SALE DATES
DAY OF Public Onsale: March 4, 2022 12:00 AM to March 4, 2022 7:30 PM
ADVANCE TICKET Public Onsale: October 15, 2021 10:00 AM to March 3, 2022 11:59 PM

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Sunflower Bean and guest TBA
Mar
5 Sat
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Iceage with guest Sloppy Jane

Baltimore, MD
United States
Doors at 8:00 PM, Show at 9:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
DAY OF: $20.00
ADVANCE TICKET: $18.00

TICKET SALE DATES
DAY OF Public Onsale: March 5, 2022 12:00 AM to March 6, 2022 1:00 AM
ADVANCE TICKET Public Onsale: April 23, 2021 10:00 AM to March 4, 2022 11:59 PM

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With each new release, Elias Bender Rønnenfelt, Jakob Tvilling Pless, Johan Surrballe Wieth and Dan Kjær Nielsen
refigure the contours of a typical Iceage song. This is especially true of Seek Shelter, their fifth LP and first for
Mexican Summer. Enrolling Sonic Boom (Pete Kember of Spacemen 3) to produce the record and an additional
guitarist in the form of Casper Morilla Fernandez, Seek Shelter sees Iceage’s propulsive momentum pushing them
in new, expansive, ecstatic directions. A decade on from their first record, Iceage continue to harness their lives
together through music. This journey, in music and life, has never progressed in a linear fashion.
Seek Shelter is the sound of a tight emotional core unwound. Rain dripped through cracks in the ceiling of
Namouche, the dilapidated wood-paneled vintage studio in Lisbon where the band set up for 12 days. The band
had to arrange their equipment around puddles. Pieces of cloth covered slowly filling buckets so that the sound of
raindrops wouldn’t reach the microphones. Kember arranged garden lamps from a nearby party store for mood
lighting in the high-ceiling space. It was the longest time Iceage have ever spent making an album. When the rain
had stopped, Seek Shelter revealed itself as a collection of songs radiating warmth and a profound desire for
salvation in a world that’s spinning further and further out of control.





Mar
14 Mon
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Reigning Sound with guest Country Westerns

Baltimore, MD
United States
Doors at 7:00 PM, Show at 8:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
DAY OF: $20.00
ADVANCE TICKET: $20.00

TICKET SALE DATES
DAY OF Public Onsale: May 21, 2021 11:00 AM to March 13, 2022 11:59 PM
ADVANCE TICKET Public Onsale: March 14, 2022 12:00 AM to March 14, 2022 11:00 PM
Apr
5 Tue
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Soft Kill, Alien Boy, Topographies

Baltimore, MD
United States
Doors at 7:00 PM, Show at 8:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
DAY OF: $17.00
ADVANCE TICKET: $15.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADVANCE TICKET Public Onsale: September 30, 2021 12:00 PM to April 4, 2022 11:59 PM
DAY OF Public Onsale: April 5, 2022 12:00 AM to April 5, 2022 7:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Soft Kill, Alien Boy, Topographies
Apr
12 Tue
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FUZZ

Baltimore, MD
United States
Doors at 7:00 PM, Show at 8:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
GENERAL ADMISSION: $25.00

TICKET SALE DATES
GENERAL ADMISSION Public Onsale: March 12, 2021 4:34 PM to April 12, 2022 8:00 PM

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FUZZ


Ty Segall, Charles Moothart and Chad Ubovich


Abandoning expectation. Abandoning reservation, consummation, resignation, and trite dictation. Instinct is all there is when it comes to the divination of harsh salvation. Segall, Moothart, and Ubovich are exploring all the blank-ations of what will be, or has always been, Fuzz II. Tried and true methods mixed with tongue twisting, teeth shattering, seizure-inducing stabs at the norm. Who knows … maybe that’s wrong. Maybe it’s all done. Played out. Maybe it’s not for want of new but for lack of old. But probably not. Bathe in the heat wave that is Fuzz, and regret nothing in the time freeze. Necessity is the mother of invention creation; and devolution stakes its claim in the past as it continues to bind itself to the future.


San Francisco, Los Angeles, heaven, hell, lunar fields, subterranean hallucinations, traffic jams, sleepless days, hazy nights, recollection or blind reflection. It is all there and so should be you. 2015 will bring a new surge of slime, fuzz, and otherwise bittersweet concoctions of earthly lettering. It will be heavy, chaotically controlled, softly serpentine, and blindingly barbaric. To translate the auditory from ethereal to saliva soaked semantics is to shatter a promise as it’s made.


In the meantime, Ty, Charles, and Chad walk on. It is what it is. Just like everything else. And if you don’t know, now you know.


This message brought to you by In the Red Educational Services … as it was before and is it will be again.



 

2549 North Howard Street
Baltimore, MD
United States