Blake Schwarzenbach, former frontman of Jawbreaker and Jets to Brazil and current frontman of forgetters, has announced a string of summer tour dates for… something. We’re not exactly sure what though. Here’s the official description:
The decathlon is a combined event in athletics consisting of ten track and field events. The word decathlon is of Greek origin, from δέκα (déka, meaning “ten”) and ἄθλος (áthlos, or ἄθλον, áthlon, meaning “feat”). Events are held over two consecutive days and the winners are determined by the combined performance in all.
Blake Schwarzenbach (Jawbreaker, Jets to Brazil, Forgetters) and his emerging alter egos, Chris Lager (DJ/Producer:Forgetters,O.C.D.,Chris Lager) and O.C.D. (Rapper/Compulsive:Original Guitar Dracula, Ole Crazy Disorder, Often Cutz Deep, etc.) are coming to your town soon! The show will feature Blake, Chris, and O.C.D. on a single stage, playing records, singing songs, spittin’, mixing, and plain old storytelling. Expect some catalog. The event is modeled on the Greek “Decathlon,” renowned for its rigor and mixed martial artistry. Go mobile, Go Chris Go!
So yeah. If this has piqued your interest, you can check out the dates here to see if it’s coming by you.
Schwarzenbach’s last release with a band was forgetters’ self-titled debut LP, released November 2012 via Too Small to Fail Records.
6/12 Baltimore, MD – The Metro Gallery
6/13 Richmond, VA – Gallery5
6/14 Chapel Hill, NC – Local 506
6/18 Dallas, TX – Three Links
6/23 Chicago, IL – Schubas
6/26 Cleveland Heights, OH – Grog Shop
6/27 Rochester, NY – The Bug Jar
6/28 New Haven, CT – Lilly’s Pad
6/29 Philadelphia, PA – The Barbary