Bikini Kill Announce Reunion Shows!

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Seminal early 1990s Seattle Punk band Bikini Kill has announced to three reunion shows taking place in Los Angeles and New York. The shows are at LA’s Hollywood Palladium on April 25 and NYC’s Brooklyn Steel on May 31 and Terminal 5 on June 1. Tickets for all shows go on sale Friday (1/18) at 9am PT/12pm ET with AmEx presales for the NYC shows starting Wednesday (1/16) at 12pm ET at the links below. Classic Bikini Kill lineup members Kathleen Hanna on vocals, Tobi Vail on drums, and Kathi Wilcox on bass, with Erica Dawn Lyle on guitar. The band last played together in 2017 when Bikini Kill made a surprise, one-off reunion appearance at The Raincoats’ event at The Kitchen. The various members of the band have stayed busy with other bands (The Julie Ruin, Le Tigre, gSp) and more. Hopes are high for more shows in the future. Continue reading

Deafheaven, The Julie Ruin, TV On The Radio, etc Confirmed For Capitol Hill Block Party

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Capitol Hill Block Party has announced the first wave of performers confirmed for the 2015 edition, scheduled for July 24-26, 2015 in Seattle, WA. The lineup includes:

2015 PARTIAL LINEUP
RATATAT
TV On The Radio
The Kills
Toro Y Moi
Built to Spill
The Julie Ruin
Broods
Wye Oak
Flatbush Zombies
Jamie XX
Giraffage
Shabazz Palaces
DIIV
Com Truise
Deafheaven
Wet
Shannon And The Clams
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
The Flavr Blue
Sam Lachow
BADBADNOTGOOD
Lower Dens
Protomartyr
Daktyl
The Coathangers
Meatbodies
Chastity Belt
Ambassadeurs
Lost Lander
Kite String Tangle
The Wooden Sky
Smokey Brights
Industrial Revelation
Kinski
Crater
One Above None Below
Slow Bird
Zoolab

Fans will be able to enjoy a diverse lineup of local and national musical acts across three days and five stages. Three-day passes are available for $99 through April 2; for $125 between April 3 and July 4; and for $150 beginning July 5. VIP tickets will also be available for $250 and will include limited edition apparel, access to the outdoor VIP beer garden with hosted snacks and beverages, a CHBP poster, and gifts from the sponsors.

The full musical lineup and single day pass prices and availability will be announced in early June. Details regarding the visual arts program, creative installations, digital activities and more will be announced at a later date.

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