Posted in music | tour dates on February 4, 2008

The VinesYou've got the Hives from Sweden who recently played Webster Hall, and then announced a show at Terminal 5 with the Donnas on March 7th, and who then just went ahead and announced they're also playing Music Hall of Williamsburg one day earlier (on sale 2/5 at 12pm). And then you've got The Vines from Australia, who, like at the same moment, announced they were playing Bowery Ballroom on March 17th, and I always get them confused (their names at least). All dates below...

The Hives vs. The Vines

The Vines - 2008 Tour Dates
Mar 8 - Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre Meredith, Victoria
Mar ?? - SXSW????
Mar 17 - The Bowery Ballroom New York, New York
Mar 19 - Troubadour West Hollywood, California

The Donnas - 2008 Tour Dates
Feb 19 08 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern **
Feb 20 08 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore**
Feb 21 08 Portland, OR Roseland Theater **
Feb 22 08 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom **
Feb 23 08 Seattle, WA Showbox SoDo **
Feb 26 08 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre **
Feb 28 08 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue**
Feb 29 08 Chicago, IL Riviera Theater **
Mar 01 08 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall **
Mar 02 08 Cleveland, OH Agora Theater **
Mar 03 08 Toronto, ON Kool Haus **
Mar 04 08 Montreal, QC Club Soda **
Mar 06 08 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg
Mar 07 08 New York, NY Terminal 5 **
Mar 08 08 Washington, DC 9:30 Club **
Mar 09 08 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Smalls Theatre
Mar 11 08 Nashville, TN Exit In

** w/ The Hives

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Comments (18)

god...the vines were HORRIBLE.

at least the hives got the good sense to rip off the new bomb turks and rocket from the crypt.

Posted by Anonymous | February 4, 2008 8:46 AM

This kinda reads like "The Hives are playing North 6" but then...fuck, they're not.

Posted by aw | February 4, 2008 9:49 AM

^That's exactly what I thought. Plus the Hives are playing T5 in April, not August.

Posted by Carl | February 4, 2008 9:54 AM

I've seen the Vines in concert, and they were awful. Just awful.
And their first album is the most schizophrenic album I've ever heard. Every track was trying to sound like something else. One byrds sounding song, one punk song, one Eagles song. Some of the tracks were good, but it had no flow whatsoever.

Posted by Kurt C. | February 4, 2008 10:13 AM

The Hives at Music Hall? Oh cool, way better than Terminal Death to Ears hall....

And BV, you mean March 7th? Or is it summer in your head already?

Posted by Dfactor | February 4, 2008 10:49 AM

did we just get snapped back to 2002?

Posted by Anonymous | February 4, 2008 1:36 PM

the hives and the vines
two bands left in the dust of jack white

three if you count the strokes

Posted by favian | February 4, 2008 1:42 PM

"The Hives at Music Hall? Oh cool, way better than Terminal Death to Ears hall...."

The schedule BV posted above shows that it's The Donnas w/o The Hives at the MHoW on March 6.

Posted by Anonymous | February 4, 2008 3:25 PM

Man, Oh man..... I agree the Vines were one of the most dreadful bands I have ever seen live.

Hives were fun but limited viewing before schtick get olds

Posted by Red | February 4, 2008 4:37 PM

oooooooo the garage rock invasion of 2002. ooooooooooooo

Posted by Anonymous | February 4, 2008 5:37 PM

At least both bands have the dignity to not strip down to their undies on stage, nor do they ironically re-create the worst of 80s "fashion".

Posted by i want my daddy's records | February 4, 2008 11:31 PM

"The schedule BV posted above shows that it's The Donnas w/o The Hives at the MHoW on March 6."

Hmmmm, I just checked the MHoW's Web site and it shows that The Hives *are* playing there on that day.

Posted by Anon. 3:25 PM | February 4, 2008 11:56 PM

The Hives are playing MHOW. Tix on sale now!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous | February 5, 2008 1:10 PM

Just to balance this up, I saw The Vines do an amazing gig in Bristol once - absolutely nailed it. Honest!

Then I saw them do one of the worst I've ever seen in Brixton.

Posted by Ben | February 6, 2008 11:16 AM

the vines are real and know how to rock unlike most bands today.

Posted by ferg | May 8, 2008 12:00 AM

hola ..the vines please ..in chile !!!!!!

Posted by the-vines-chile | July 22, 2008 9:17 PM

the vines
amazing band, amazing music.
they're insane and they rock!
I hope to see them in Argentina someday!!

Posted by yoyi | August 7, 2008 6:45 PM

2008 right? The hives!!!! about fucking time!
Vines were an embarrasment at MTV Awards!
Waiting for the hives, don't care if i have to go to byron bay if i have to!

Posted by Anonymous | September 20, 2008 4:00 AM

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