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Big Eyes and Audacity releasing split 7″ and touring together (dates, video, stream)

Big Eyes at Knitting Factory in 2010 (more by Andrew St. Clair)
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West coast melodic punks Big Eyes and Audacity are teaming up for a split 7″ and tour together this fall that hits Brooklyn on November 21 at Death by Audio with Marvin Berry and the New Sound and Space Trash and New Brunswick on November 23 at The Alamo with Wet Witch. The 7″ comes out via Volar Records and can be pre-ordered now. All dates on the tour are listed below.

Big Eyes (who are fronted by Kate Eldridge, formerly of Cheeky, and relocated from Brooklyn to Seattle last year) released their debut full length, Hard Life, in 2011 via Don Giovanni, which is also home to Screaming Females, who they’ve played with in NYC before. They’ll follow that with a new LP in 2013 via Grave Mistake Records, who also put out a 7″ for the song “Back From The Moon” b/w “I Don’t Care About Friday Night” earlier this year. You can stream the a-side of that 7″ below. They’re also repressing their 2010 demo on Evil Weevil Records and it will be available on the tour.

Audacity, who were last in NYC as King Tuff‘s backing band, put out their most recent album, Mellow Cruisers, earlier this year via Burger/Recess Records. You can stream that album in its entirety over at Noisey. Back in June, we premiered a video for album single, “Punk Confusion,” which if you missed then, you can watch below.

A list of all dates, the tour flier, video and stream below.


Audacity – “Punk Confusion” Official Video

Big Eyes – “Back From The Moon”

Auacity Big Eyes

Big Eyes — 2012 Tour Dates (via Big Eyes Blog)
Thurs Nov 1 – Portland, OR @ The Ranch w/ Guantanamo Baywatch, Urges **WITHOUT AUDACITY**
Fri Nov 2 – Reno, NV @ “The Stage” at Harrah’s w/ Spitting Image **WITHOUT AUDACITY**
Sat Nov 3 – San Francisco, CA @ The Knockout w/ Swiftumz, Bad Liar, Courtney and the Crushers **WITHOUT AUDACITY**
Nov 4th – Fullerton, CA @ The Continental Room w/ Pterodacdudes, Bobby Nobbit
Nov 5th – San Diego, CA @ Bar Pink w/ Teenage Burritos
Nov 6th – Tempe, AZ @ Sail Inn w/ Titus Andronicus, Ceremony
Nov 7th – El Paso, TX @ Lips Lounge
Nov 8th – Austin, TX @ Beerland w/ OBN IIIs, Crooked Bangs[]Nov 9th – Houston, TX @ Mangos w/ Something Fierce
Nov 10th – New Orleans, LA @ TBA
Nov 11th – Gainesville, FL @ The Atlantic w/ Post Teens
Nov 12th – Miami, FL @ Eve w/ No Children
Nov 13th – Orlando FL @ Will’s Pub w/ Wet Nurse
Nov 14th – Athens, GA @ Flicker w/ Shaved Christ
Nov 15th – Nashville, TN @ Stonefox w/ Natural Child
Nov 16th – Chattanooga, TN @ JJ’s Bohemia w/ Future Virgins
Nov 17th – Asheville, NC @ Static Age Records
Nov 18th – Richmond, VA (early show) @ Steady Sound Records
Nov 18th – Richmond, VA (night show) @ Strange Matter w/ Slugz
Nov 19th – Philadelphia, PA @ Golden Tee House w/ G.R.I.T.S. (***HOUSE SHOW***)
Nov 20th – Boston, MA @ O’Briens w/ Dan Webb & The Spiders, Ex-Magicians
Nov 21st – Brooklyn, NY @ Death By Audio w/ Marvin Berry and the New Sound, Space Trash
Nov 23rd – New Brunswick, NJ @ The Alamo w/ Wet Witch (***HOUSE SHOW***)
Nov 24th – Rochester, NY @ Bugjar
Nov 25th – Cleveland, OH @ Happy Dog
Nov 26th – Detroit, MI @ PJ’s Lager house
Nov 27th – Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups
Nov 28th – Bloomington, IN @ 110 North Maple (***HOUSE***)
Nov 29th – Milwaukee, WI @ Quarters w/ Tenement, Appleseeds
Nov 30th – Chicago, IL @ Subterranean w/ Treasure Fleet, The Brokedowns
Dec 1st – Minneapolis, MN @ Hexagon Bar w/ Treasure Fleet
Dec 2nd – Kansas City, MO @ TBA w/ Nature Boys, Lazy
Dec 3rd – Denton, TX @ Rubber Gloves w/ Sin Motivo
Dec 4th – Las Cruces, NM @ Trainyard w/ Low Culture, Owl
Dec 5th – Tucson, AZ @ TBA w/ Lenguas Largas
Dec 6th – Fullerton, CA @ Burger Records
Dec 7th – Southern California @ TBA
Dec 8th – Los Angeles, CA @ Los Globos w/ Turbo Fruits, White Lung
Dec 9th – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Jury Room w/ The Wild Ones **WITHOUT AUDACITY**

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