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Screaming Females
March 6, 2011
The First Unitarian Church
Philadelphia, PA

We are very excited to announce that our very first USA headline tour will be taking place this fall. Tickets go on sale Friday! Dates are listed below! Full lineup coming soon.

09/12 - Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room
09/13 - Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest
09/14 - Lawrence, KS @ Jackpot Music Hall
09/15 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
09/16 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Shred Shed
09/18 - Oakland, CA @ Oakland Metro
09/19 - Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
09/20 - San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
09/21 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Troubadour
09/22 - Las Vegas, NV @ Eagle Hall
09/23 - Mesa, AZ @ Nile Half House
09/25 - Dallas, TX @ Sons of Herman Hall
09/26 - St. Louis, MO @ The Demo
09/27 - Birmingham, AL @ The Forge
09/28 - Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
09/29 - Tampa, FL @ Epic Problems
09/30 - Lake Worth, FL @ Propaganda
10/01 - Jacksonville, FL @ Roc Bar
10/02 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
10/03 - Greensboro, NC @ Greene Street Club
10/04 - Richmond, VA @ The Broadberry
10/05 - Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
10/07 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft
10/08 - Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Lanes
10/09 - Long Island, NY @ Revolution Music Hall
10/10 - New York, NY @ Studio at Webster Hall
10/11 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
10/12 - Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
10/14 - Buffalo, NY @ Waiting Room
10/15 - Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop

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“You know the joke that nobody likes magic? Are you familiar with this idea that nobody actually enjoys magic? It’s kind of true, it’s like old-timey feeling, and no-one wants to love them. But do you like having magic tricks ruined for you? Is that something you get off on? Is that what the post post post generation is into, you get off on the deconstruction of literally everything? Is that it? So we’ll just dissect Santa until he no longer exists, until he’s no longer a thing? Those of you who hate spoilers, who don’t like magic tricks being ruined and enjoy Santa, close your ears for a moment.

How many of you have been going to shows here for some time? It’s okay if you’re a poser or a new kid, don’t feel weird. So there are four kids here who have ever been to any show here in the past, and that’s cool. We’re bringing out a whole new crowd. Those of you who have been around for a minute have seen this stage right here and it’s distinct, and, well, maybe if you’re short you haven’t seen it. But this is the church and this looks like it was made for the play area or something, you know what I mean? It has letters, and numbers, and colors; which are things I’m told that children like in those developmental learning years. And this has been here as long as I have been attending shows here, right? I was talking to Modern Life Is War saying ‘Wow, this is really remarkable. We play clubs where from one year to the next it looks like a bomb hit it. How do they maintain this? What a respectful crowd this must be to not ruin this.’ The sound guy looks at me and goes 'We’ve had about twelve of these.’ ”

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Title Fight
May 19, 2011
The First Unitarian Church
Philadelphia, PA