Posted in music | tour dates on May 15, 2007

Violent Femmes are back at Warsaw in Brooklyn this summer. They're supposedly playing two nights in a row, but one (June 23rd) is either not on sale yet, or has been cancelled. All tour dates below....

Violent Femmes - 2007 Tour Dates (in reverse)
October 13,'07 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Casino
October 12,'07 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Casino
August 11, '07 Belville, South Africa
August 10, '07 RSA (South Africa) Eoppikoppi Festival
August 6, '07 Johannesburg, South Africa
August 3, '07 Del Mar, CA Race Track
August 1, '07 Anaheim, CA House of Blues
July 28, '07 Los Angeles, CA Bet Tzedek Justice Ball (
July 27, '07 Las Vegas, NV Hard Rock Hotel
July 13, '07 Louisville, KY 4th Street Live
July 11, '07 Columbus, OH Promowest Pavilion
July 6, '07 North Kansas City, USA Voodoo Lounge
July 4, '07 Denver, CO Red Rocks
June 28, '07 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest
June 23, '07 Brooklyn, NY Warsaw
June 22, '07 Brooklyn, NY Warsaw
June 21, '07 Buffalo, NY Lafayette Square
June 16, '07 Chicago, IL Q101 Block Party
May 26, '07 Seville, Spain Territorios Festival
May 24, '07 Milan, Italy Rolling Stone
May 23, '07 Rimini, Italy Velvet
May 22, '07 Rome, Italy Alpheus
May 20, '07 Malaga, Spain Teatro Cervantes
May 18, '07 Lyon, France Nuits Sonores Festival

* Violent Femmes | 2006 Tour Dates



Comments (18)

Posted by CN | May 15, 2007 2:17 PM

Agreed. Worst major live act I've ever seen.

Posted by MusicSnobbery | May 15, 2007 2:22 PM

they were awesome at warsaw last time.

Posted by evan | May 15, 2007 2:37 PM

Past their prime for sure, but a fun time regardless. The Femmes may be milking their past success, but they are still better than many bands today.

Posted by db | May 15, 2007 2:46 PM

don't they do a gnarls barkley cover?

Posted by cranky | May 15, 2007 2:51 PM

oh, cranky.

Posted by re: gnarls barkley | May 15, 2007 3:07 PM

I saw these guys last fall at Warsaw and it was pretty great. They played forever. And had probably 15 extra people on stage. Wasboard player. Tuba-ist. The energy was totally infectious and, yeah, a lot of hits, but isn;t that what people are paying to hear when they go see ANY of these only 5-year-old bands that come around. I mean, WTF is everyone so excited about Crowded House for? The new stuff?

Posted by hedgehog | May 15, 2007 3:10 PM

Hedgehog is totally right^^^.
The Femmes are freaking awesome live.
They have probably have like 20+ songs that get the crowd dancing and jumping, both young and old alike. Their songs are classics:
Blister in the Sun
Add It Up
Gone Daddy Gone
Kiss Off
American Music
Prove My Love
Country Death Song...
Bands like Arcade Fire, Clap Your Hands and Tapes and Tapes owe alot of their live show to the Femmes.

Posted by Christopher | May 15, 2007 3:35 PM

Awesome band..haven't seen them live, maybe I'll go to this show.

Posted by Marlon | May 15, 2007 4:11 PM

Yeah... "American Music" is a great song!

Posted by Mark B. | May 15, 2007 6:38 PM

violent femmes are a great american band. and people used to actually DANCE at their shows, not stand around stroking their beards and text messaging their friends.

And LOL @ 5-year-old bands....son, you got some history to learn. The Femmes have been around since the 80s.

Posted by Dave S. | May 16, 2007 3:13 PM

you guys are crazy & your ears are dead. great american band, indeed. great live band as well.

Posted by Anonymous | May 16, 2007 6:02 PM

you guys are crazy & your ears are dead. great american band, indeed. great live band as well.

Posted by sb | May 16, 2007 6:06 PM

Fuck you, you never like American Music, you hated Bob Dylan 40 years ago and I think you were wrong in assuming he was no good. He's 112 years old and he still sells out shows. God Damn Redcoats.

Posted by This Fuckin Guy | May 20, 2007 1:53 AM

Violent Femmes have the greatest Bass player alive. Brian Ritchie is just amazing, truly the finest bassist going today.......

Posted by JOhn Alberto | June 26, 2007 2:32 PM

Violent Femmes have been a part of my life for 22+ years. They are awesome, always have been, always will be. When are they coming back to Portland, OR?

Posted by Robin Z | June 30, 2007 12:26 AM

The Femmes are the best!!!!!i`ve been a fan for at least 18yrs. Saw them live in London twice and they are just f amazing live!!! Looking VERY fwd to them playing here in South Africa next month!!!!

Posted by Chris | July 20, 2007 11:58 AM

The Violent Femmes, They bring all their equipment on the bus...and you can't FUCK with the Violent Femmes..YOU CAN NOT FUCK WITH THIS BAND!!

Posted by Katie | September 3, 2008 1:08 AM

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