by Andrew Sacher

Big Eyes

As far as modern punk bands in the catchy, stripped-down, post-Ramones fashion go, Big Eyes are one of the best (and most underrated). Not just 'cause they've got the tunes, but also because if you've seen them live you know they're one of the tightest bands doing this kind of thing. This past fall, they dropped the "Local Celebrity" b/w "When You Were 25" single on Don Giovanni, which was a great example of the kind of power they have. We've now got the premiere of the Brendan McKnight-directed video for the b-side, which has clips of Kait Eldridge and the rest of the band messing around and finding various ways to perform the song (like substituting a tennis racket for a guitar). Check it out below.

Big Eyes also kick off a tour soon, which begins in NYC on January 21 at Cake Shop with Nuclear Santa Claust and Simpler Times. Tickets for that show are on sale now.

All dates are listed below...


photo on tour poster by Ahmed Klink
Big Eyes
Big Eyes

Big Eyes -- 2016 Tour Dates
Thu, Jan 21 - NYC, NY @ Cake Shop w/ Nuclear Santa Claust, Simpler Times
Fri, Jan 22 - Baltimore MD @ Metro Gallery w/ Post Pink, Max Levine Ensemble
Sat, Jan 23 - Johnson City TN @ The Hideaway
Sun, Jan 24 - Asheville NC @ The Odditorium
Mon, Jan 25 - Athens GA @ Caledonia
Tues, Jan 26 - Tallahassee FL @ Shark Tank
Wed, Jan 27 - Jacksonville FL @ The Birdhouse
Thu, Jan 28 - Tampa FL @ The Crowbar w/ Bully
Fri, Jan 29 - Miami FL @ The Granary
Sat, Jan 30 - Orlando FL @ St Matthews
Sun, Jan 31 - Gainesville FL @ Loosey's w/ Post Teens
Mon, Feb 1 - Pensacola FL @ Sluggo's
Tue, Feb 2 - New Orleans LA @ Siberia w/ Faux Ferocious
Wed, Feb 3 - Austin TX @ Cheer Up Charlie's w/ Fleshlights
Thu, Feb 4 - San Antonio TX @ Hi Tones
Fri, Feb 5 - Denton TX @ Rubber Gloves w/ Mind Spiders, Pink Smoke
Sat, Feb 6 - Houston TX @ Satellite Bar w/ Something Fierce
Mon, Feb 8 - Memphis TN @ The Hi Tone
Tue, Feb 9 - Nashville TN @ Stone Fox
Wed, Feb 10 - Atlanta GA @ 529
Thu, Feb 11 - Raleigh NC @ Neptune's
Fri, Feb 12 - Charlotte NC @ Snug Harbor w/ Natural Causes
Sat, Feb 13 - Richmond VA @ Strange Matter

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