Violent Femmes Tickets
Violent Femmes are no strangers to the music industry. Having formed in the 80’s, this American punk rock band has released eight full length studio albums and numerous singles over the course of their career. The band has also split up and regrouped a number of times, refining their sound, and continuously reinventing themselves. The band’s latest album, We Can Do Anything, came out on March 22 2016. To support this album, Violent Femmes announced that they would be heading out on a tour called Violent Femmes on Tour. Kicking off in April, and then running through the summer, this tour will pass through all the major North American cities. If you have been a fan of this band from the beginning, or you’re a new fan of the band, this is a fantastic opportunity for you to see them live in concert. Make sure to get your hands on Violent Femmes Tickets fast because tickets are selling out quickly!
Violent Femmes Venues
- Violent Femmes Eau Claire Regional Arts Center
- Violent Femmes First Avenue
- Violent Femmes Grand Theatre - WI
- Violent Femmes Meyer Theatre
- Violent Femmes Michigan Theater - Ann Arbor
- Violent Femmes South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center
- Violent Femmes Vic Theatre
Violent Femmes Tickets
- Wed Oct 18 2017Wed Oct 18 2017
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The Origins of Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes formed back in the early 80’s by percussionist Victor DeLorenzo, bassist Brian Ritchie, and guitarist and vocalist Gordon Gano. This was at the time when the initial wave of punk rock in America had died down. In their initial days as a band, they frequently performed in small coffee shops and on street corners. They kept at it until they were finally discovered by James Honeyman-Scott of the band the Pretenders in 1981 when they were playing on one such street corner. The Pretenders were going to be playing a show later on that night and they invited Violent Femmes to play a short acoustic set right after the opening act of the evening. And just like that, Violent Femmes made their debut onto the music scene.
After that fateful night, the band released their debut self-titled album followed by the album Hallowed Ground. The band changed their sound from punk rock to more of country and spiritual at this time. Their third album, The Blind Leading the Naked, saw the band move into more of a mainstream pop direction.
In the mid 1980’s the band parted ways for a while and each of the members focused on their own projects. However, the split didn’t last too long and they were all back together by 1988. They released their next album, 3, which saw a return to the bands earlier, original style and sound. In 1991, the band released Why Do Birds Sing? which featured the hit song and concert staple ‘American Music’.
In 1993, percussionist DeLorenzo left the band to focus on his solo work. He was replaced by Guy Hoffman. The band then went on tour to support one of their biggest selling records, Add It Up (1981-1993) collection.
Hoffman stayed with the band for nine years and together, Violent Femmes released five full length studio albums. The band also recorded one-off material for soundtracks during this time, including music for South Park and the movie, The Crow.
DeLorenzo eventually came back and continued to play with Violent Femmes.
The Disbanding of Violent Femmes
Things weren’t always very rosy for the band. In 2007, Gordan Gano, who had always been credited for writing all the lyrics for the band, sold advertising rights to the band’s hit song ‘Blister In The Sun’ to the fast food chain, Wendy’s.
This angered Ritchie who even filled a lawsuit against Gano seeking half the ownership for Violent Femmes music. This led to the band disbanding in 2009.
Reunion & Return of Violent Femmes
In 2013 Violent Femmes announced that they were getting back together and would be performing at the Coachella Music Festival. The band continued to play a number of high profile music festivals between 2013 and 2015, which was a delight to both old and new fans alike.
In 2016, the band released their first album in sixteen years, We Can Do Anything. Understandably, die-hard fans of the band were very excited. This also marked the opportunity for the band to gain a whole lot of new fans.
To support this album, the band announced that they would be heading out on tour across North America beginning in the spring and going through the summer. Make sure you don’t miss Violent Femmes when they come to play in your city. Grab your Violent Femmes tickets today!
Violent Femmes Schedule
Nothing beats the joy of watching your favorite music artist perform live! Violent Femmes's concert dates are out and fans are looking forward to the upcoming shows. The next concert will be held in Minneapolis at the First Avenue on 18-Oct-17, while the last available date is for the event scheduled for Ann Arbor at the Michigan Theater - Ann Arbor on 29-Oct-17. For complete information regarding dates and venues, please visit our website.
|Violent Femmes||First Avenue||Minneapolis, MN||Wed Oct 18 201710/18 08:00 PM|
|Violent Femmes||South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center||South Milwaukee, WI||Fri Oct 20 201710/20 08:00 PM|
|Violent Femmes||Grand Theatre - WI||Wausau, WI||Sun Oct 22 201710/22 07:30 PM|
|Violent Femmes||Eau Claire Regional Arts Center||Eau Claire, WI||Wed Oct 25 201710/25 07:30 PM|
|Violent Femmes||Meyer Theatre||Green Bay, WI||Fri Oct 27 201710/27 08:00 PM|
|Violent Femmes||Vic Theatre||Chicago, IL||Sat Oct 28 201710/28 08:00 PM|
|Violent Femmes||Michigan Theater - Ann Arbor||Ann Arbor, MI||Sun Oct 29 201710/29 07:30 PM|
Violent Femmes Tickets Prices
The average price for Violent Femmes Tickets start from $63. The minimum get in price is $49 for Violent Femmes Tickets at the Michigan Theater - Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor. For a detailed look at ticket prices and amazing discounts, visit our website.
|Name||City||Date||Average Ticket Price||Get In Price
|Violent Femmes||South Milwaukee||20-Oct-17||$137||$91|
|Violent Femmes||Eau Claire||25-Oct-17||$202||$141|
|Violent Femmes||Green Bay||27-Oct-17||$151||$55|
|Violent Femmes||Ann Arbor||29-Oct-17||$136||$49|
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