Posted in music | tour dates on March 8, 2008

The Night Marchers
The Night Marchers

Brooklyn band Obits is playing Brooklyn venue Union Hall tonight (March 8). Advanced tickets are sold out, but Union Hall's website says "tickets MAY be available at showtime". Why did that show sell out so fast? Because...

It's post post-Hot Snakes mania these days! Fresh on the heels of John Reis' (guitar genius of Hot Snakes) new band, The Night Marchers, comes Rick Froberg (singer/guitar genius of Hot Snakes) back into the fray. Obits is Froberg's "new" band, but they're not really new considering they've been practicing in secret since Hot Snakes' 2005 demise.

Obits just played their first ever show at The Cake Shop in NYC in January of 2008. They were the openers and packed out the venue like no other opener could... [Ohmyrockness]

Tickets are on sale for a Night Marchers show at Mercury Lounge in NYC on May 7th. All tour dates below...

The Night Marchers - 2008 Tour Dates
Mar 13 - SXSW @ Emos Jr Austin, Texas
Mar 15 - SXSW @ Waterloo Park Austin, Texas
Apr 25 - Hollywood Alley Mesa, Arizona
Apr 26 - Casbah San Diego, California
Apr 27 - Troubadour Los Angeles, California
Apr 28 - Bottom Of The Hill San Francisco, California
Apr 29 - Hawthorne Theatre Portland, Oregon
Apr 30 - Chop Suey Seattle, Washington
May 2 - Larimer Lounge Denver, Colorado
May 3 - Waiting Room Omaha, Nebraska
May 4 - Schubas Chicago, Illinois
May 5 - Magic Stick Detroit, Michigan
May 7 - Mercury Lounge New York, New York
May 8 - THe Middle East Club Cambridge, Boston, Massachusetts
May 10 - Ottobar Baltimore, Maryland

Obits - 2008 Tour Dates
Mar 8 - Union Hall Brooklyn, New York
Mar 21 - Comet Ping Pong DC, Washington DC
Mar 22 - The Talking Head Club Baltimore, Maryland

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Comments (8)

finally some coverage on some good bands.

obits live tracks are better than the nightmarchers lp but any chance to hear reis is good by me.

Posted by Anonymous | March 8, 2008 4:43 PM

tonight's show will be amazing. too bad it's 21+. looking forward to seeing them at a pizza place in dc next weekend.

Posted by erik | March 8, 2008 5:02 PM

"obits live tracks are better than the nightmarchers lp"

How do you know? The album hasn't been released or even released yet. I've seen both bands live, they both rock.

Posted by Anonymous | March 8, 2008 5:20 PM

Great Photo!

Posted by Anonymous | March 8, 2008 5:38 PM

the nightmarchers lp is out there.

Posted by Anonymous | March 8, 2008 11:19 PM

What did you guys think of the UH Obits show? Soiled Mattress and The Springs were awesome, they did something different! Obits and the Rick Froberg crew will forever rock. Good times.

Posted by Mirza | March 9, 2008 11:15 AM

2nd time seeing them. really good stuff. i dig the song sohrab sings. pretendo was cool too. ex-enon? great MIA cover.

Posted by lucky | March 9, 2008 2:16 PM

The new Obits song was great. I recorded the first show, which has been circulating the net, but didn't this time around because of technical issues.

The Night Marchers LP has already been delayed because it wasn't finished. Don't really think it has been leaked. I saw their first two shows, and Speedo is back to kicking ass again. Nice to see Gar back on guitar again. Can't wait for the Mercury Lounge show.

Posted by Anonymous | March 10, 2008 2:45 PM

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