Thursday, April 25, 2013

The International Swingers to tour west coast

The International Swingers
, heavyweights of rock and roll, are swinging in the U.S.A. with a west coast tour kicking off May 17, 2013 at the Viper Room in West Hollywood, Calif.

Clem Burke (Blondie), Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols/Rich Kids/The Faces), James Stevenson (Generation X/The Alarm/Gene Loves Jezebel), Gary Twinn(Supernaut/Twenty Flight Rockers) make up this supergroup of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees and veterans of rock and roll.

Performing music from their iconic bands, The International Swingers will delight fans with live performances of songs from each player's catalog in addition to newly recorded material consistent to the genre from which they emerged. New tunes "F B I,” "Live Wire,” "Fire Brigade,” and the controversial song "Gun Control” have received repeated airplay on KROQ's Rodney Bingenheimer's "Rodney on the Roq radio show. 

The first 10 lucky people entering the venue will receive The International Swingers EP of new tunes. Fans can also sign up on The International Swingers mailing list at the show to receive a limited edition collector International Swingers pin. Limited edition "Gun Control Tour 2013” t-shirts will also be available for purchase.

Tour Dates:

Friday, May 17
Viper Room

8852 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA  90069
Doors: 7:30 p.m. 
$12 adv / $15 door 
21 and over
(310) 358-1881

Saturday, May 18
LA Derby Dolls Roller Derby Game

1910 W. Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Doors: 6:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, May 22
Club 910 Live

910 N. McClintock, Tempe AZ 85281
Doors: 7:00 p.m. 
$10 adv / $15 door  
21 + over
(480) 966-0707

Thursday, May 23
Hard Rock Café at Hard Rock Hotel

4475 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV  89169
Doors: 7:00 p.m. 
(702) 733-7625

Friday, May 24
Farmers Market

6333 West 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA  90036 (by Fairfax)
6:00 p.m. 
(323) 933-9211

Tuesday, May 28
Santa Barbara (TBA – check website for details)

Wednesday, May 29
Sammy's Rockin' Island Bar & Grill

238 Vernon St., Roseville, CA  95678
Doors: 7:00 p.m. 
(916) 773-7625

May 30 – Thurs
Red Devil Lounge

1695 Polk St., San Francisco  CA 94109
Doors: 8:00 p.m. 
$20 (VIP available)
21 and over
(415) 921-1695


"Gun Control” video:

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