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The Drums

The Drums went from playing a lot of shows a few month ago, to disappearing for a while. That hiatus ends next year when they return to headline Bowery Ballroom on January 13th. Tickets go on sale Saturday at noon. Maybe the band is currently on vacation in their previous home state of Florida because they're also scheduled to play a show tonight (12/4) at the Deauville Beach Resort in Miami. Their only other show between now and NYC is on New Years Eve in Chicago (the city with all the best New Years Eve shows this year).

Opening the Bowery show will be Surfer Blood who were most recently in town to open for Art Brut at Brooklyn Bowl. Surfer Blood also have a New Years Eve show scheduled, but theirs is in NYC at Cameo Gallery with Frankie (Rose) and The Outs, Beach Fossils, and We Are Country Mice. It only costs $10 which is a bargain for that night, though the venue is kind of small. Set times and other details about that show below.

A list of the the other New Years options in NYC (and elsewhere) is HERE. All SB & Drums dates below...

Cameo Gallery/ Kanine & Insound NYE Party
(12:00am) Surfer Blood
(11:00pm) Frankie and The Outs
(10:00pm) Beach Fossils
(9:00pm) We Are Country Mice
Time: 8:00pm-2:00am
Cover: $10
with DJs: Oil(Kanine Records), The Andys(Insound), Alpaca(Allen of Baroness), Shakeyface (It's Bananas Music), David "Nude" Sanderson
Kanine Records, Insound, and more TBA
Cameo Gallery(93 N6th St, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY)

Surfer Blood - 2009/2010 Tour Dates
Dec 5 - Pink Mailbox Goleta, California
Dec 6 - J Dee's Landing Palm Spring, California
Dec 7 - Trunk Space Phoenix, Arizona
Dec 9 - Bash Riprock's Lubbock, Texas
Dec 10 - Granada Theatre with Jay Reatard Dallas, Texas
Dec 11 - Spanish Moon BATON ROUGE
Dec 12 - Alabama Music Box Mobile, Alabama
Dec 13 - BackBooth Orlando, Florida
Dec 18 - Vagabond w/ Holiday Shores Miami, Florida
Dec 19 - Propaganda w/ Holiday Shores Lake Worth, Florida
Dec 31 - Cameo Gallery/ Kanine & Insound NYE Party Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York
Jan 13 - Bowery Ballroom w/The Drums NEW YORK
Jan 14 - Schubas w/Bear in Heaven, Freelance Whales CHICAGO
Jan 25 - Cafe Eleven w/Monotonix SAINT AUGUSTINE
Jan 26 - Backbooth w/Monotonix ORLANDO
Jan 26 - Respectable Street Cafe w/Monotonix WEST PALM BEACH

The Drums - 2009/2010 Tour Dates
Dec 4 - Deauville Beach Resort Miami, Florida
Dec 31 - River East Arts Center Chicago, Illinois
Jan 13 - Bowery Ball Room New York, New York
Feb 4 - O2 Academy Newcastle
Feb 5 - Glasgow Barrowland Glasgow, Scotland
Feb 6 - Manchester Academy Manchester
Feb 7 - O2 Academy Leeds
Feb 9 - Rock City Nottingham
Feb 10 - UEA Norwich
Feb 11 - O2 Academy Birmingham
Feb 13 - Cardiff Uni Cardiff, Wales
Feb 14 - Bristol Academy Bristol
Feb 15 - Brighton Dome Brighton
Feb 16 - Bournemouth Academy Bournemouth
Feb 18 - Portsmouth Pyramid Portsmouth
Feb 19 - Cambridge Corn Exchange Cambridge
Feb 20 - London Brixton Academy London
Feb 25 - La Maroquinerie Paris
Feb 26 - Bitterzoet Amsterdam
Feb 27 - Lido Berlin

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