Violent Femmes Trek With Echo & The Bunnymen

Violent Femmes are still back in a big way. The band has announced a run of dates in North America with Echo & The Bunnymen this summer.
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Jason Moore
– Violent Femmes
Red Hat Amphitheatre, Raleigh, N.C.
The tour starts at
In case you missed it, Violent Femmes reunited at Coachella in 2013 and released We Can Do Anything in 2016, its first album of original material in more than a decade. The band is currently recording a new album, which will be out later this year.
Echo & The Bunnymen also reunited in the ’90s, though Pete de Freitas, the group’s first drummer, and keyboardist Jake Brockman, have died. The band is currently based around vocalist Ian McCulloch and guitarist Will Sergeant. Echo & The Bunnymen’s last release was Meteorites in 2014.
The next place to catch Echo & The Bunnymen is at
Here is the joint plan:
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            
Presales for select dates open today and continue throughout the week. Most general onsales start  April 7.
The official websites for the groups are and