Legendary pop punk act Screeching Weasel has been rocking for quite a while, and have recently announced the expected release of their 12th studio album, the first in 11 years! The album is entitled First World Manifesto and is set to hit stores March 15, 2011 on Fat Wreck Chords. In honor of this rejuvenation of such a great band, the Weasels are planning a weekend of shows to commemorate their 25 years of existence. The shows will take place in Chicago over the Memorial Day weekend. Here’s what Ben Weasel himself had to say about this momentous event,
2011 marks Screeching Weasel’s 25th anniversary. To celebrate, we’re playing Reggie’s in Chicago over Memorial Day weekend, and we’re pulling out all the stops on this one, my friends. Screeching Weasel will be playing Friday, May 27th and Sunday the 29th (a different set each night), with the Riverdales playing our only North American show of the year on Saturday the 28th. Tickets will be on sale this Saturday, Dec. 18th at noon CST here. Right now we’re only selling tickets at the package price for the whole weekend – single day tickets will go on sale January 1st. In the meantime, check out the line-up! We’re still working on our 2011 show schedule, but I wanted to let you guys know about this one now because it’s too good to wait.
Head here for a complete listing of all the bands playing during the weekend.
FRIDAY MAY 27th
THE JETTY BOYS
SATURDAY MAY 28th
THE SUGAR STEMS
SUNDAY MAY 29th
(TO BE ANNOUNCED)
THE STEVE ADAMYK BAND
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