Chinese Punks Demerit announce US Tour

Chinese Punks Demerit announce US Tour

A few weeks ago I did a write up on a Chinese punk band called SMZB. In the article I mentioned Demerit as one of the key band’s keeping the scene alive in Beijing. The band have announced they will be heading to the US for a tour later this year. They will be playing for a month straight, starting on October 5th in Seattle and will be supported by Ground Score and Escape From The Zoo. Check out the full list of dates below.

I was lucky enough to catch them playing last year and go out for a few beers with them after the show. They are a great bunch of guys and I hope as many people as possible can go support them. Being a punk band in China is not easy and the band has had problems with their lyrics being censored in the past. But they have been around for over 10 years now and are still going strong.

You can listen to my favourite album “Bastards Of The Nation” here.

Tour Dates:
Oct 5th – Seattle, WA
Oct 6th – Portland, OR
Oct 7th – Berkeley, CA
Oct 8th – Los Angeles, CA
Oct 9th – San Diego, CA
Oct 10th – Mesa, CA
Oct 11th – Flag Staff, AZ
Oct 12th – Shiprock, NM
Oct 13th – Albuquerque, NM
Oct 14th – OKC, OK
Oct 15th – Dallas, TX
Oct 16th – Houston, TX
Oct 17th – Austin, TX
Oct 19th – San Antonio, TX
Oct 20th – El Paso, TX
Oct 21st – Colorado Springs, CO
Oct 22nd – Denver, CO
Oct 23rd – SLC, UT
Oct 24th – Reno, NV
Oct 25th – Sacramento, CA
Oct 26th – Medford, OR
Oct 27th – Eugene, OR
Oct 28th – Portland, OR
Oct 29th – Bremerton, WA
Oct 30th – Wenatchee, WA
Oct 31st – Oak Harbor, WA
Nov 1st – Everett, WA

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