Social Distortion http://www.socialdistortion.com The official web site of Social Distortion, Southern California Orange County punk, rock and roll from Mike Ness and company Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:58:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 European tour dates announced http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/european-tour-dates-announced/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/european-tour-dates-announced/#respond Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:58:42 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=172768 See you in Europe this spring for three weeks, including an appearance at Groezrock in Meerhout, Belgium. These dates are in addition to the already announced New Year’s Eve show in Pomona, CA and a March 25, 2015 appearance at Arizona Bike Week.

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See you in Europe this spring for three weeks, including an appearance at Groezrock in Meerhout, Belgium. These dates are in addition to the already announced New Year’s Eve show in Pomona, CA and a March 25, 2015 appearance at Arizona Bike Week.

Tickets for these shows are on sale Friday, 19 December, except Milan (on sale 22 December) and London (on sale 23 December) Check your local venue for on-sale time. Click here to see the ticket links.

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See you at Arizona Bike Week in 2015 http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/see-you-at-arizona-bike-week-in-2015/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/see-you-at-arizona-bike-week-in-2015/#respond Sat, 13 Dec 2014 01:39:42 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=171536 See you at Arizona Bike Week on March 25, 2015.

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See you at Arizona Bike Week on March 25, 2015.

For tickets and info, click here

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New items in web store http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/new-items-in-web-store/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/new-items-in-web-store/#respond Thu, 11 Dec 2014 06:52:17 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=171196 Our online store is stocked and ready for the Holidays! There’s nineteen new items, including a custom cut ‘n’ sew Eisenhower Speedway Jacket, men’s and women’s t-shirts, hoodies, hats and accessories.

All of the t-shirts are printed on high quality, incredibly soft and comfortable 100% cotton. Be sure to get your holiday orders in now …

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Our online store is stocked and ready for the Holidays! There’s nineteen new items, including a custom cut ‘n’ sew Eisenhower Speedway Jacket, men’s and women’s t-shirts, hoodies, hats and accessories.

All of the t-shirts are printed on high quality, incredibly soft and comfortable 100% cotton. Be sure to get your holiday orders in now to have that perfect gift in time! You can find all of these new items at the link below. Keep checking back as we’ll be posting one more special item in the next week.

Click here to go to the webstore

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Playing Groezrock in May 2015 http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/playing-groezrock-in-may-2015/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/playing-groezrock-in-may-2015/#respond Mon, 01 Dec 2014 17:17:06 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=169294 Social Distortion will play Groezrock in Meerhout, Belgium.

Tickets will be on sale soon at http://www.groezrock.be/tickets

 

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Social Distortion will play Groezrock in Meerhout, Belgium.

Tickets will be on sale soon at http://www.groezrock.be/tickets

 

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New Year’s Eve in Pomona on sale Friday http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/new-years-eve-in-pomona-on-sale-friday/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/new-years-eve-in-pomona-on-sale-friday/#respond Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:44:10 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=166589 Join us for New Year’s Eve at the Fox Theater Pomona! We’re looking forward to spending our last night of 2014 at home with family and friends. Kicking the night off will be the incredible duo from Austin, TX, The Mastersons followed by the fabulous Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas from Detroit, MI. It’s going …

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Join us for New Year’s Eve at the Fox Theater Pomona! We’re looking forward to spending our last night of 2014 at home with family and friends. Kicking the night off will be the incredible duo from Austin, TX, The Mastersons followed by the fabulous Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas from Detroit, MI. It’s going to be a great night of music, and we’re looking forward to seeing you there.

Presale tickets are available Thursday, November 20 from 10 AM PST to 10 PM PST. Use the password SOCIALDNYE to access the presale. Tickets will go on sale to the general public Friday, November 21 at 10 AM PST.

Click here for tickets when the time comes.

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Watch Mike Ness’ video for Red Kap http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/watch-mike-ness-video-for-red-kap/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/watch-mike-ness-video-for-red-kap/#respond Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:57:24 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=165160 Take a tour of Mike’s studio, one of his favorite vintage cars, and his Northern California ranch in this video from Red Kap

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Take a tour of Mike’s studio, one of his favorite vintage cars, and his Northern California ranch in this video from Red Kap

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Mike to pay tribute to Joan Jett at Little Kids Rock benefit http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/mike-to-pay-tribute-to-joan-jett-at-little-kids-rock-benefit/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/mike-to-pay-tribute-to-joan-jett-at-little-kids-rock-benefit/#respond Wed, 15 Oct 2014 19:03:08 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=159034 Mike is looking forward to honoring Joan Jett at Little Kids Rock’s benefit on October 23 at the Hammerstein Ballroom at Manhattan Center in NYC. The event will raise money to help low-income public school districts expand their music programs for children.

More info: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/cheap-trick-kathleen-hanna-with-ad-rock-mike-ness-all-added-to-little-kids-rock-charity-benefit-honoring-joan-jett-on-october-23-279023881.html

Tickets: www.littlekidsrock.org/2014benefit/reservations/ or call 973-746-8248…

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LkrBenefit_Slider_GC21 Mike is looking forward to honoring Joan Jett at Little Kids Rock’s benefit on October 23 at the Hammerstein Ballroom at Manhattan Center in NYC. The event will raise money to help low-income public school districts expand their music programs for children.

More info: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/cheap-trick-kathleen-hanna-with-ad-rock-mike-ness-all-added-to-little-kids-rock-charity-benefit-honoring-joan-jett-on-october-23-279023881.html

Tickets: www.littlekidsrock.org/2014benefit/reservations/ or call 973-746-8248

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Sweet Relief signed guitar auction http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/sweet-relief-signed-guitar-auction/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/sweet-relief-signed-guitar-auction/#respond Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:31:09 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=149411 Auction proceeds of this Epiphone Les Paul signed by Social Distortion will benefit Sweet Relief.

View the auction and place your bid here.

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Auction proceeds of this Epiphone Les Paul signed by Social Distortion will benefit Sweet Relief.

View the auction and place your bid here.

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Mike Ness in Noisey’s Made In America http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/mike-ness-in-noiseys-made-in-america/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/mike-ness-in-noiseys-made-in-america/#respond Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:32:19 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=145918 In this installment of Noisey‘s Made in America series, Watch Mike talk about what the LA and OC punk scenes were like when Social Distortion started.

Watch the full episode here

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In this installment of Noisey‘s Made in America series, Watch Mike talk about what the LA and OC punk scenes were like when Social Distortion started.

Watch the full episode here

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RIP Jay Adams http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/rip-jay-adams/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/rip-jay-adams/#respond Sat, 16 Aug 2014 01:48:01 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=142447 Skateboarding and surfing were an integral part of the punk movement — rebellion and self expression. Jay Adams and his friends were there in the beginning and made their own history. Love and respect, my friend. Z-Boys forever.

- Mike Ness…

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Skateboarding and surfing were an integral part of the punk movement — rebellion and self expression. Jay Adams and his friends were there in the beginning and made their own history. Love and respect, my friend. Z-Boys forever.

- Mike Ness

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Schedule announced for Riot Fest Chicago http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/schedule-announced-for-riot-fest-chicago/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/schedule-announced-for-riot-fest-chicago/#respond Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:33:28 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=137572 Social Distortion will play Riot Fest Chicago on Sunday, September 14.

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Social Distortion will play Riot Fest Chicago on Sunday, September 14.

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Riot Fest Denver: New venue announced http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/riot-fest-denver-new-venue-announced/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/riot-fest-denver-new-venue-announced/#respond Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:15:25 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=136138 Riot Fest has had to move the Denver festival from its inaugural home in Byers, CO, and have just announced the new venue is Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium in downtown Denver on Sept. 19-21st. All tickets will be honored at the new location and refunds will be issued to people who bought …

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Riot Fest has had to move the Denver festival from its inaugural home in Byers, CO, and have just announced the new venue is Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium in downtown Denver on Sept. 19-21st. All tickets will be honored at the new location and refunds will be issued to people who bought camping spots.

Social Distortion looks forward to playing on September 20th. See you all there.

Tickets available now: http://denver.riotfest.org/

FAQs regarding new venue: http://riotfest.org/denver/faq/

Official Statement from Riot Mike: http://riotfest.org/2014/07/riot-mikes-message-denver/

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RIP Tommy Ramone http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/rip-tommy-ramone/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/rip-tommy-ramone/#respond Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:14:02 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=134855 I’m sorry to hear about Tommy Ramone’s passing. I feel very fortunate I’ve been able to play these great songs with CJ Ramone on a couple tours. The Ramones were such a huge influence on Social Distortion.

I know Tommy didn’t play on this record, but the year ‘Halfway to Sanity’ came out was a big …

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I’m sorry to hear about Tommy Ramone’s passing. I feel very fortunate I’ve been able to play these great songs with CJ Ramone on a couple tours. The Ramones were such a huge influence on Social Distortion.

I know Tommy didn’t play on this record, but the year ‘Halfway to Sanity’ came out was a big year for me, and that record had a major impact on my life. Here’s my favorite Ramones song:

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Schedule announced for Riot Fest & Sideshow Denver http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/schedule-announced-for-riot-fest-sideshow-denver/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/schedule-announced-for-riot-fest-sideshow-denver/#respond Thu, 19 Jun 2014 01:34:40 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=129977 Social Distortion will perform at Riot Fest & Sideshow in Byers, CO on Saturday, September 20.

Single day tickets are now on sale. Weekend passes and layaway options are also available.

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Social Distortion will perform at Riot Fest & Sideshow in Byers, CO on Saturday, September 20.

Single day tickets are now on sale. Weekend passes and layaway options are also available.

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Playing Riot Fest in Chicago, Denver, and Toronto this fall http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/playing-riot-fest-in-chicago-denver-and-toronto-this-fall/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/playing-riot-fest-in-chicago-denver-and-toronto-this-fall/#respond Sat, 17 May 2014 00:38:10 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=117580 Social Distortion will play Riot Fest in Chicago, Denver, and Toronto this year.

Toronto’s Riot Fest and Expo is September 6-7 at Downsview Park. The 10th Anniversary Riot Fest and Carnival in Chicago’s Humboldt Park is September 12-14. Denver’s Riot Fest and Sideshow is at May Farms September 19-21.

Tickets are on sale now.

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Social Distortion will play Riot Fest in Chicago, Denver, and Toronto this year.

Toronto’s Riot Fest and Expo is September 6-7 at Downsview Park. The 10th Anniversary Riot Fest and Carnival in Chicago’s Humboldt Park is September 12-14. Denver’s Riot Fest and Sideshow is at May Farms September 19-21.

Tickets are on sale now.

 

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Jonny Two Bags single on iTunes now http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/jonny-two-bags-single-on-itunes-now/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/jonny-two-bags-single-on-itunes-now/#respond Tue, 04 Mar 2014 21:39:43 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=90446 Jonny Two Bags’ single “One Foot In The Gutter” is available on iTunes now. Buy it here.

The song is from his upcoming solo album Salvation Town, out April 1.…

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Jonny Two Bags’ single “One Foot In The Gutter” is available on iTunes now. Buy it here.

The song is from his upcoming solo album Salvation Town, out April 1.

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RIP Pete Seeger http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/rip-pete-seeger/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/rip-pete-seeger/#respond Wed, 29 Jan 2014 00:45:24 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=77197 Pete Seeger was not satisfied just having spectators. He believed that getting people to sing with him would bring them together, bringing more awareness to social injustice.

RIP Pete Seeger.

- Mike Ness…

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Pete Seeger was not satisfied just having spectators. He believed that getting people to sing with him would bring them together, bringing more awareness to social injustice.

RIP Pete Seeger.

- Mike Ness

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Hear Jonny Two Bags at Rolling Stone now http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/hear-jonny-two-bags-at-rolling-stone-now/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/hear-jonny-two-bags-at-rolling-stone-now/#respond Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:30:22 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=71819 A lot of you are already aware, but our own Jonny Two Bags has been hard at work on his first solo album. Some of you have been fortunate enough to see him and his band perform the tunes live but now you can check out the premiere of his first single “One Foot In

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A lot of you are already aware, but our own Jonny Two Bags has been hard at work on his first solo album. Some of you have been fortunate enough to see him and his band perform the tunes live but now you can check out the premiere of his first single “One Foot In The Gutter” at Rolling Stone.

Jonny’s album Salvation Town will be out April 1 on Isotone Records/Thirty Tigers.

“One Foot In The Gutter” will be available on iTunes sooner than that – sign up for Jonny’s email list to stay in the loop.

Keep up with Jonny online:
Facebook
Twitter
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LISTEN TO MIKE NESS’ SPOTIFY PLAYLIST http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/listen-to-mike-ness-spotify-playlist/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/listen-to-mike-ness-spotify-playlist/#respond Wed, 06 Nov 2013 20:20:34 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=45543 Mike put together this Spotify playlist of songs that influenced him, including Creedence Clearwater Revival Official’s “Up Around The Bend,” our cover of the song that appears in the film Free Birds, and some commentary about the song and John Fogerty.

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Mike put together this Spotify playlist of songs that influenced him, including Creedence Clearwater Revival Official’s “Up Around The Bend,” our cover of the song that appears in the film Free Birds, and some commentary about the song and John Fogerty.

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ROLLING STONE PREMIERES “UP AROUND THE BEND” COVER http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/rolling-stone-premieres-up-around-the-bend-cover/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/rolling-stone-premieres-up-around-the-bend-cover/#respond Mon, 14 Oct 2013 19:30:51 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=41903 Rolling Stone has premiered Social Distortion’s cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Up Around the Bend”, recorded for the upcoming animated movie Free Birds.

Click HERE to check it out.

Mike Ness recorded commentary for “Up Around the Bend” as well. You can hear it on Spotify:

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Rolling Stone has premiered Social Distortion’s cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Up Around the Bend”, recorded for the upcoming animated movie Free Birds.

Click HERE to check it out.

Mike Ness recorded commentary for “Up Around the Bend” as well. You can hear it on Spotify:

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MIKE NESS ANNOUNCED AS BANDFUSE: ROCK LEGENDS IN-GAME MENTOR http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/mike-ness-announced-as-bandfuse-rock-legends-in-game-mentor/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/mike-ness-announced-as-bandfuse-rock-legends-in-game-mentor/#respond Fri, 11 Oct 2013 19:25:07 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=41899 Mike Ness will be an in-game mentor for BandFuse: Rock Legends on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The game will be released in North America on November 19 and in Japan on December 19. A release date for Europe will be announced soon.

For more info, read the post on Mike’s Facebook page.

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Mike Ness will be an in-game mentor for BandFuse: Rock Legends on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The game will be released in North America on November 19 and in Japan on December 19. A release date for Europe will be announced soon.

For more info, read the post on Mike’s Facebook page.

Check out the game trailer featuring “Bad Luck”

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SHOW SOCIAL DISTORTION YOUR LIVE PHOTOS THIS MONTH http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/show-social-distortion-your-live-photos-this-month/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/show-social-distortion-your-live-photos-this-month/#respond Fri, 31 May 2013 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/?p=41894 Social Distortion are about to start a month-long tour in the U.S. and Canada. If you’re coming to any of the shows, we’d like to see your photos. Tag them with #SDTour2013 and share them on Instagram or Twitter, and we’ll repost our favorites from each show. See all the tour dates HERE.

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Social Distortion are about to start a month-long tour in the U.S. and Canada. If you’re coming to any of the shows, we’d like to see your photos. Tag them with #SDTour2013 and share them on Instagram or Twitter, and we’ll repost our favorites from each show. See all the tour dates HERE.

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Instagram: @socialdistortion

Twitter: @sociald1

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WIN TICKETS FROM AUDIENCE.FM http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/win-tickets-from-audience-fm/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/win-tickets-from-audience-fm/#respond Wed, 29 May 2013 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/win-tickets-from-audience-fm/ We’ve teamed up with Audience.fm to give away a pair of tickets to each of our headlining shows this month to people who join Audience.fm and listen to Social Distortion on Spotify. Winners will be contacted 3 days before each show. Get more details HERE.

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We’ve teamed up with Audience.fm to give away a pair of tickets to each of our headlining shows this month to people who join Audience.fm and listen to Social Distortion on Spotify. Winners will be contacted 3 days before each show. Get more details HERE.

Good luck!

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HOOTENANNY TICKETS ON SALE THIS WEEK http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/hootenanny-tickets-on-sale-this-week/ http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/hootenanny-tickets-on-sale-this-week/#respond Mon, 20 May 2013 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.socialdistortion.com/social-distortion-news/hootenanny-tickets-on-sale-this-week/ We’re looking forward to playing the Hootenanny again this year. Check out the rest of the lineup, and get your tickets this week:

KROQ presale: May 21st at 10am &em; May 22nd at 10pm (more info HERE)

On sale Thursday, May 23rd at 10am

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We’re looking forward to playing the Hootenanny again this year. Check out the rest of the lineup, and get your tickets this week:

KROQ presale: May 21st at 10am &em; May 22nd at 10pm (more info HERE)

On sale Thursday, May 23rd at 10am

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