Violent Femmes are hitting the road in North America in 2017 and kicking it all off on July 11th in Philadelphia, PA.
Formed in 1980 out of Milwaukee, WI, the Violent Femmes are a folk-rock band consisting of singer, guitarist and songwriter Gordon Gano, bassist Brian Ritchie, and current drummer John Sparrow. The band broke up in 2009 buy have been active touring since 2013. The band found immediate success with the release of their self-titled debut album in 1983. Featuring hits such as “Blister in the Sun”, “Kiss Off”, “Add It Up” and “Gone Daddy Gone”.
Echo & The Bunnymen will opening all shows.
2017 Violent Femmes Tour Dates
July 11 – Philadelphia, Pa., Skyline Stage @ Mann Center For Performing Arts
July 12 – Brooklyn, N.Y., Ford Amphitheater At Coney Island Boardwalk
July 14 – Asbury Park, N.J., Stone Pony Summer Stage
July 15 – Boston, Mass., Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
July 17 – Pittsburgh, Pa., Stage AE
July 18 – Rochester, Mich., Meadow Brook Amphitheatre
July 19 – Columbus, Ohio, Express Live!
July 21 – Milwaukee, Wis., BMO Harris Pavilion
July 23 – Chicago, Ill., Huntington Bank Pavilion
July 25 – Kansas City, Mo., Crossroads KC
July 26 – Denver, Colo., Fillmore Auditorium
July 29 – Costa Mesa, Calif., Pacific Amphitheatre
July 30 – Saratoga, Calif., The Mountain Winery
Aug. 1 – Portland, Ore., Oregon Zoo Amphitheatre
Aug. 2 – Seattle, Wash., Woodland Park Zoo Amphitheatre
Aug. 3 – Vancouver, British Columbia, PNE Amphitheatre