The Night Marchers
The Night Marchers

Brooklyn band Obits is playing Brooklyn venue Union Hall tonight (March 8). Advanced tickets are sold out, but Union Hall's website says "tickets MAY be available at showtime". Why did that show sell out so fast? Because...

It's post post-Hot Snakes mania these days! Fresh on the heels of John Reis' (guitar genius of Hot Snakes) new band, The Night Marchers, comes Rick Froberg (singer/guitar genius of Hot Snakes) back into the fray. Obits is Froberg's "new" band, but they're not really new considering they've been practicing in secret since Hot Snakes' 2005 demise.

Obits just played their first ever show at The Cake Shop in NYC in January of 2008. They were the openers and packed out the venue like no other opener could... [Ohmyrockness]

Tickets are on sale for a Night Marchers show at Mercury Lounge in NYC on May 7th. All tour dates below...

The Night Marchers - 2008 Tour Dates
Mar 13 - SXSW @ Emos Jr Austin, Texas
Mar 15 - SXSW @ Waterloo Park Austin, Texas
Apr 25 - Hollywood Alley Mesa, Arizona
Apr 26 - Casbah San Diego, California
Apr 27 - Troubadour Los Angeles, California
Apr 28 - Bottom Of The Hill San Francisco, California
Apr 29 - Hawthorne Theatre Portland, Oregon
Apr 30 - Chop Suey Seattle, Washington
May 2 - Larimer Lounge Denver, Colorado
May 3 - Waiting Room Omaha, Nebraska
May 4 - Schubas Chicago, Illinois
May 5 - Magic Stick Detroit, Michigan
May 7 - Mercury Lounge New York, New York
May 8 - THe Middle East Club Cambridge, Boston, Massachusetts
May 10 - Ottobar Baltimore, Maryland

Obits - 2008 Tour Dates
Mar 8 - Union Hall Brooklyn, New York
Mar 21 - Comet Ping Pong DC, Washington DC
Mar 22 - The Talking Head Club Baltimore, Maryland