Screaming Females drop new video, no RVA dates on summer tour 🙁

by | Jul 21, 2015 | ROCK / INDIE

The Screaming Females made a hilarious splash earlier this year when they covered Taylor Swifts “Shake it off.”

The Screaming Females made a hilarious splash earlier this year when they covered Taylor Swifts “Shake it off.”

Those familiar with the New Brunswick, NJ, based punk/arena rockers shouldn’t be surprised when lead singer Marissa Paternoster’s powerful voice created such a unique version of the pop hit that it turned into the SECOND MOST VIEWED AV Club video on youtube. (Number one most viewed AV video is GWAR covering “Cary on my Wayward Son,” for the record)

After releasing their sixth studio album, Rose Mountain, earlier this year, Screaming Females are ready to hit the road and promote. Luckily, but unsurprisingly, folks seem generally pumped on the new relase.

Along with the tour announcement, SF has released a new video for the single “Empty Head,” featuring some pretty sick stop animation work. Check it out below:

As mentioned in the headline, the band is hitting the road for the second half of the summer, but it looks like they’re skipping RVA but hitting DC and NC. Bummer. Check out the full list of dates below, and head to their website for more ticket info:

National Tour Dates

* = w/ Vacation

7/27: Cleveland, OH @ Now That’s Class*
7/28: Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle*
7/29: Chicago, IL @ Subterranean*
7/30: Milwaukee, WI @ Borg Ward*
7/31: Madison, WI @ The Frequency*
8/1: Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock*
8/2: Iowa City, IA @ The Mill*
8/3: Omaha, NE @ Sweatshop Gallery*
8/4: Denver, CO Larimer Lounge*
8/6: Boise, ID @ Neurolux*
8/7: Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios*
8/8: Vancouver, BC @ Media Club*
8/9: Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey*
8/11: San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop*
8/13: Honolulu, HI @ The Manifest
8/14: Honolulu, HI @ Downbeat Lounge
8/16: Santa Ana, CA @ Berserktown*
8/17: San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar*
8/18: Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar*
8/19: El Paso, TX @ Lowbrow Palace*
8/21: Austin, TX @ Red 7*
8/22: Dallas, TX @ The Foundry*
8/23: Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s Downstairs*
8/24: New Orleans, LA @ Siberia*
8/25: Nashville, TN @ Stone Fox*
8/26: Atlanta, GA @ Aisle 5*
8/27: Durham, NC @ Pinhook*
8/28: Washington, DC @ Rock and Roll Hotel*
8/29: Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer*

Kyle Shearin

Kyle Shearin

Powered by coffee, Kyle Shearin is a regular contributor for RVAmag for better part of the decade. Mr. Shearin studied journalism/film at VCU while eventually graduating from the University of Mary Washington with a B.A. in English Lit. Started KCC (Kyle's Criterion Corner) in 2015. Probably likes a lot of the same stuff you do.

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