Posted in music | tour dates on June 29, 2011

"Ted Leo is possibly the most charming person I've ever seen in real life. Hot Tub was amazing tonight." - pete cartwright

Screaming Females at BV SXSW 2011 (more by Tim Griffin)
Screaming Females

Ted Leo was a special guest at Hot Tub with Kurt and Kristen at Littlefield Monday (6/27). According to Nate Buchik, "Last night, Ted Leo said they were performing Tyranny of Distance in its entirety at the South Street Seaport on July 9." That would be appropriate since the classic album turned 10 years old on June 19, but note that we were also told that Ted said he was "PROBABLY" playing the album. We'll let you know if that changes to "definitely." Hot Tub continues every Monday at Littlefield with different special guest comedians and musicians each week.

Ted's free South Street Seaport show is now being opened by fellow New Jerseyans Screaming Females. They just finished up their tour with Against Me! and Lemuria and only have a few other scattered dates at the moment. One of those dates is The Fest 10 in Gainesville, Florida which Ted is also playing (and which is sold out).

Ted recently taped a series of solo performance videos in "Room 205" for Incase. Watch those, with all tour dates and other videos below...

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Ted Leo - "Biomusicology"

Ted Leo - "St. John the Divine"

Screaming Females -- 2011 Tour Dates
July 1 Fusion Festival Larz, DE
July 3 Roskilde Festival Roskilde, DK
July 9 South St Seaport (Free!) New York, NY
Aug 18 The Bike Lot (Best Friends Day) Richmond, VA
Oct 29 FEST 10 Gainesville, FL

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The Sword In The Stone by Ted Leo

The Little Smug Supper Club by Ted Leo

One Polaroid A Day by Ted Leo

Ted Leo - 2011 Tour Dates
07/09/11 Sat New York, NY South Street Seaport Pier 17 w/ Screaming Females
07/23/11 Sat Camden, NJ Wiggins Park XPoNential Music Festival
07/25/11 Mon Chicago, IL Pritzker Pavilion Downtown Sound: New Music Mondays
07/26/11 Tue Chicago, IL Fireside Bowl w/ The Eternals
07/27/11 Wed Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall w/ Tweak Bird
07/28/11 Thu Indianapolis, IN Earth House w/ Tweak Bird
07/29/11 Fri Cincinnati, OH Fountain Square w/ Tweak Bird
08/07/11 Sun Halifax, NS, CAN Alderney Landing Halifax M Fest
09/10/11 Sat Portland, OR BackSpace Cafe TED LEO SOLO
10/29/11 Sat Gainesville, FL The Venue The Fest 10

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Comments (17)

any idea what time Ted will go on at the Seaport show?

Posted by Anonymous | June 29, 2011 10:18 AM

Even though they both played last year at Siren, this is still a cool bonus since 4knots line-up is so weak

Posted by Simon | June 29, 2011 10:31 AM

Hey Ted, we know you're reading. When's the imaginary reply to an anonymous comment post going to happen on your website?

Posted by Anonymous | June 29, 2011 10:39 AM

If Ted Leo is going to play yet another free show to flaunt his punk cred, I hope this means we can look forward to some future public meltdowns because he's pressed by debt and can't pay the bills.

Posted by Anonymous | June 29, 2011 10:43 AM

I think it's kind of funny that every screaming female picture is the same

Posted by Anonymous | June 29, 2011 10:46 AM

Hey Ted -

How about a warm up gig at Maxwell's? Just sayin...

Posted by Anonymous | June 29, 2011 10:48 AM

great news, can't wait

Posted by Anonymous | June 29, 2011 10:49 AM

This should be called the 4 Not (going) festival.

Posted by Anonymous | June 29, 2011 10:57 AM

Hey, look, a picture of the chick from screaming females... screaming.
Seriously, how about changing things up once in a while?

Posted by Anonymous | June 29, 2011 11:05 AM

Hey 10:43am, instead of complaining about free shows and Ted's punk rock ethics, why don't you tell us what you're doing so right that's helping the world? You're probably a sheep stuck working a job you hate, going through the motions and doesn't give back jack shit to the community.

I also highly doubt Ted is in debt. He's been around long enough and is way past well known to be considered a starving artist. If he was, I wouldn't mind paying a $100 for a ticket to his show just to give back to him for all the sweat and hard work he's put in the past decade.

Posted by Anonymous | June 29, 2011 11:07 AM

lol @ 10:46! The picture looks intense and epic but that band really just sucks.

Posted by Anonymous | June 29, 2011 11:36 AM

Still waiting on the post about how Bush is playing Bowery Ballroom on 7/28 and Stone Temple Pilots are playing the Williamsburg Waterfront on 7/25.

Posted by Anonymous | June 29, 2011 11:52 AM

Who here is biggest?!

Posted by Anonymous | June 29, 2011 11:59 AM

11:07, usually when musicians resort to playing albums in full, it's an act of desperation. That time has come for Ted Leo.

Posted by Anonymous | June 29, 2011 1:30 PM

It's now confirmed he'll be playing Tyranny in its entirety as he just tweeted the news.

Posted by Anonymous | June 29, 2011 2:04 PM

lol @ 11:36 huge loser guy talks like obnoxious retard online. ahahaha he'll never read this

Posted by Anonymous | July 8, 2011 1:59 PM

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