Posted in music | tour dates on January 21, 2014


Punk vets The Queers will be revisiting the past this year when they play their second album, 1993's Love Songs for the Retarded, in select cities. They play Chicago on Valentine's Day and NYC a day later at Mercury Lounge (2/15).

They'll be doing shows, a 7 PM gig where they play Love Songs and a 11 PM set "of their Pop Hits." The early show will be opened by surf/skate punks Night Birds (who may very well be the NYC-area's best possible match for The Queers) and The Gaslight Anthem's pals The Scandals. No openers have been announced for the late show.

Tickets for both shows go on sale Friday (1/24) at noon. The Queers' only other show at the moment is opening for Screeching Weasel in Texas. All dates are listed below.

You'll also be able to catch Night Birds at other local shows, including opening the free Paint It Black show in Brooklyn and the Don Giovanni showcase. They're also on the NJ stop of Iron Chic's tour.

And in related news, we just posted a bunch of upcoming punk shows.

All Queers dates are listed, along with a full stream of Love Songs for the Retarded, below...


The Queers - Love Songs for the Retarded

The Queers -- 2014 Tour Dates
2/14 Township Chicago, IL (two shows)
2/15 Mercury Lounge New York, NY (two shows)
4/5 The Korova San Antonio, TX w/ Screeching Weasel



Comments (12)

In true punk fashion , ignoring the 20th anniversary and playing it a year later, genius or retarded???

Posted by A non e mouse | January 21, 2014 2:45 PM

The man is like 50 and still sings songs about noodle brains, you really expect him to keep track of when his albums came out?

Posted by Anonymous | January 21, 2014 2:53 PM

first punk show i ever went to was the queers at wetlands.

Posted by Anonymous | January 21, 2014 4:51 PM

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Posted by auto diagnostic tool | January 21, 2014 8:38 PM

Queer shit.

Posted by Anonymous | January 21, 2014 10:42 PM

one of the worst lyricists of all time.

Posted by Anonymous | January 22, 2014 8:56 AM

"Band called The Queers. They're not actually queer." - guy I went to high school with, when asked what he was listening to on his Walkman.

Posted by Skippy | January 22, 2014 2:54 PM

^ old guy telling stories, no one listening

Posted by Anonymous | January 22, 2014 3:23 PM

^young entitled douche commenting, eyes perpetually rolling.

Posted by Anonymous | January 23, 2014 8:32 PM

My first punk show was the queers, parasites n the band my brother was playing in cross my heart. Parasites was the headliners but the queers was by far the best band there. Western md.

Posted by tommy | February 15, 2014 12:10 PM

such a great song

Posted by Gatewood | February 26, 2014 5:52 AM

First off, its the Queers, if you dont like it, you nor I have absolutely any fucking clue on why you should be here. This is a club for dishwashers only. Piss the fuck off. The queers = A lifetime of awesome music, while you drivel behind a computer screen....Without an awesome band. You probably thought they meant Queer as a negative connotation, your closet homosexuality is obviously what brought you here.

Posted by Auman | November 2, 2014 4:43 PM

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