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Rival Schools at Where The Action Is 08 (jocke kvist)
Rival Schools

Rival Schools are back together. Rival Schools are playing Mercury Lounge on November 6th AND Rival Schools are playing Maxwell's in Hoboken two days earlier (November 4th). Tickets for the NJ show are on sale (@ noon). The band is also playing some West Coast dates in October. All dates below.

Videos of (the reunited) Rival Schools performing (and talking) at European festivals earlier this summer, and a setlist, also below...

Rival Schools "Paranoid detectives" live in Stockholm 2008

NME Video: Rival Schools at Download 2008

Rival Schools "How Soon Is Now?" live in Stockholm 2008

Rival Schools performing The Smiths' song "How Soon Is Now?" in the version that Quicksand recorded in 1993 live at Where the Action Is, one-day-festival, Stora Skuggan, Stockholm, Sweden, june 14, 2008
June 21, 2008 (Katie Anderson)
Rival Schools

Rival Schools - 2008 Tour Dates
Oct 9 - The Echo Echo Park, California
Oct 10 - Brick By Brick San Diego, California
Oct 11 - Lisk Fest @ Oak Canyon Ranch Irvine, California
Oct 12 - Bottom Of The Hill San Fransisco, California
Nov 4 - Maxwell's, Hoboken, NJ
Nov 6 - Mercury Lounge, NYC

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Comments (13)

IAN!!!

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2008 11:58 AM

Got my maxwells tix!

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2008 12:03 PM

Felice Brothers are also playing Maxwells w/ AA Bondy on a Saturday Night. Got tickets to that instead...hopefully I'll get Mercury Rival School Tickets.

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2008 12:15 PM

"Felice Brothers are also playing Maxwells w/ AA Bondy on a Saturday Night. Got tickets to that instead...hopefully I'll get Mercury Rival School Tickets. "

What the hell does Felice Brothers have to do with Rival Schools?!?!?

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2008 12:20 PM

nice! i got two tickets for maxwell's. i saw them in 2001 there with thursday opening and enjoyed the show. it'll be fun to see them again.

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2008 12:37 PM

Nothing. I just thought about it when I read about Maxwell's!

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2008 12:38 PM

2 Maxwells tix...Nice, maybe he'll play a GB song for kicks!

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2008 12:53 PM

I just got my tickets to Tropic Thunder!!!

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2008 12:55 PM

OMFG They're playing the Echo!! That is going to f'ing RULE. Screw Lisk Fest, I ain't driving down to Irvine.

Posted by WestCoast | August 21, 2008 1:59 PM

TROPIC THUNDER RULES!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2008 2:05 PM

Quicksand reunion would be amazing.
Gorilla Biscuits re-reunion would be great.
Rival Schools? Not so much.

Posted by Anonymous | August 23, 2008 1:03 PM

You have to add the November 3rd date at the Khyber in Philadelphia. I just found out that they reunited. Amazing band. Their first record is in my top ten of all time.

Posted by David | September 3, 2008 7:01 PM

updated dates:
Thu 10/09/08 Los Angeles, CA Echo
Fri 10/10/08 San Diego, CA Brick By Brick
Sat 10/11/08 Irvine, CA Oak Canyon Park Liskfest
Sun 10/12/08 San Francisco, CA Bottom Of The Hill
Mon 11/03/08 Philadelphia, PA The Khyber
Tue 11/04/08 Hoboken, NJ Maxwell's
Wed 11/05/08 Baltimore, MD Ottobar
Thu 11/06/08 New York, NY Mercury Lounge
Sat 11/08/08 Austin, TX Waterloo Park Fun Fun Fest

Posted by brooklynvegan | September 6, 2008 2:17 AM

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