Beast Make Bomb
It’s not on the calendar yet (though I think it’s safe to assume it’s happening) but Pollstar reports that the Cold War Kids will be playing the Highline Ballroom on May 5, 2011 with Beast Make Bomb. Who are Beast Make Bomb you might ask?
Beast Make Bomb recently won The Converse Get Out Of The Garage Contest and will kick off the six city tour with Tokyo Police Club and The Whigs in Austin for SXSW where they will play multiple showcases. From Texas they will hit Seattle, L.A., Chicago, D.C., and finish it off in their hometown of NYC at The Highline Ballroom with The Cold War Kids on May 5th.
Beast Make Bomb is a marriage between punk attitude with a pop sensibility. They have been compared to the likes of Be Your Own Pet, X, The Pretenders, & Superchunk. While they write loud and catchy post-punk songs about college life in the city and staying up late, their songs possess a clarity that allows a sweetness to come through. They have been playing constantly in the NYC area since early 2010 with over forty shows and released their first EP, Skinny Legs, in September 2010 for free download on http://beastmakebomb.bandcamp.com. [Get Out Of The Garage]
The band you know as Cold War Kids, on the other hand, are currently on the road supporting their just released third LP Mine Is Yours. The band will roll into town on Mar 24 with No Age and Baths to make its Radio City debut, good seats are still available.
Highline Ballroom ticket info and more Cold War Kids and Beast Make Bomb tour dates after the jump.
Cold War Kids Tour 2011 Dates
03/15 – Columbia, MO – Blue Note
03/16 – Columbus, MO – Newport Music Hall
03/17 – Detroit, MI – St. Andrews Hall
03/18 – Toronto, Ontario – Lee’s Palace
03/19 – Montreal, Quebec – Corona Theatre
03/21 – Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
03/22 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
03/24 – New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall
03/25 – Philadelphia, PA – The Trocadero
03/26 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
03/28 – Nashville, TN – Cannery Ballroom
03/29 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
03/31 – Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
04/01 – Austin, TX – Stubb’s
04/02 – Dallas, TX – South Side Music Hall
04/08 – Lake Tahoe – Harrah’s
04/09 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theatre
05/05 – New York, NY – Highline Ballroom*
*Tickets available March 4, 2011. Make a $50 purchase of Converse shoes at participating Journeys and receive 2 tickets to the Get Out Of The Garage Music Tour. Gift with purchase at participating Journeys locations only. One set of tickets per customer. While supplies last. No substitutions.
Beast Make Bomb 2011 Tour Dates
MAR 16 – SXSW La Zona Rosa, Rolling Stone Presents: w/ J Mascis, & Queens of the Stoneage Austin, TX
MAR 19 – La Zona Rosa Rolling Stone BBQ w/ Joy Formidable, Surfer Blood, Tennis, & Ellie Goulding Austin, TX
MAR 25 – Converse Presents: El Rey Theatre w/ Tokyo Police Club Chico, CA
APR 08 – Converse Presents: 9:30 Club w/ The Whigs Washington, DC
APR 29 – Converse Presents: Park West w/ The Whigs Chicago, IL
MAY 05 – Converse Presents: HighLine Ballroom w/ Cold War Kids New York City, NY