Walter Schreifels with Rival Schools at Irving Plaza (more by Tim Griffin)

Walter Schreifels in concert doesn't just mean it will be the hardcore veteran playing his Martin acoustic. For a few dates (so far), Walter Schriefels (the band) will play shows in the northeast, including one on June 17th in NYC at The Studio @ Webster Hall. Ticket info is forthcoming. Expect a mix of "everything" (Quicksand, Gorilla Biscuits, covers...), except Rival Schools since they are currently active. The band is:

vocals & guitar: Walter Schreifels
bass: Arthur Smilios (GB, CIV)
drums: Andy Action (2 Skinnee J's)
guitar: Dave Hill (Valley Lodge, Children of the Unicorn, Cobra Verde)

If you've ever seen comedian Dave Hill play guitar, you know he can shred (usually) in addition to telling jokes. He knows his shredders too. Catch his band Valley Lodge as "the house band for Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Presents Bonnapoo 2009" in the Bonnaroo comedy tent. Catch Dave's hilarious live comedy show, The Dave Hill Explosion, next at UCB in NYC on May 21st with special guests Takka Takka and Ira Glass.

Walter Schreifels' other venture, Rival Schools, are scheduled to play a few dates with Eagles of Death Metal, including NYC on August 6th at Webster Hall. Tickets are still on sale. Rival Schools is working on their new album, the follow-up to United By Fate and first album since reuniting.

All dates below...

May 29 The Khyber Philadelphia, PA
May 31 The Great Scott Boston, MA
June 17 The Studio @ Webster Hall NYC, NY

Jun 13 2009 Carroll Creek Park Frederick, Maryland
Aug 4 2009 The House of Blues Boston, Massachusetts^
Aug 6 2009 Webster Music Hall New York City, New York^
Aug 7 2009 Theatre Of The Living Arts Philadelphia, Pennsylvania^
Aug 28 2009 Leeds Festival 2009 Leeds
Aug 29 2009 Reading Festival 2009 Reading
^ with Eagles of Death metal

Dave Hill - 2009 Tour Dates
May 21 2009 - Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre New York NY
Jun 11 2009 - Bonnaroo Manchester TN
Jun 12 2009 - Bonnaroo Manchester TN
Jun 13 2009 - Bonnaroo Manchester TN
Jul 9 2009 - Sing Sing Correctional Facility Ossining NY

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