Against Me! & Baroness to Play Brooklyn Bowl May 26


It’s only been about two and a half years since acclaimed punk outfit (and long-time site favorite) Against Me! last played Nashville, then still touring in support of their most recent LP, 2016’s Shape Shift with Me. The time since, however, has been particularly eventful for the group, who, throughout the last decade, have seemingly almost fizzled out on numerous occasions, but always manage to come roaring back to life better than ever. In late 2017, original bassist Dustin Fridkin joined the group for a one-off performance, his first in 15 years, to play their debut LP in full at Florida’s The Fest. Then, a few months later, Andrew Seward, the band’s longest-running bassist, who’d departed in 2013, rejoined, replacing Inge Johansson. Later in 2018, frontwoman Laura Jane Grace released her first solo full-length, and toured with a new backing band called The Devouring Mothers. Then, last year, Against Me! played a run of shows where they played four albums in full across two nights. Throughout it all, the group have been working on a long-awaited new album, and though a release date has not yet been revealed, they’re roaring back to action this spring with a run of tour dates, which returns them to Music City May 26 to play brand new venue Brooklyn Bowl!

Though Against Me! are more than enough to make this one of the year’s most-anticipated shows, the surprising but well-suited addition of Georgia sludge/alt/stoner metal group Baroness as co-headliners makes this an even more intriguing bill. Since breaking out a decade and a half ago, the group have become one of the most interesting fixtures of the modern metal scene and have become consistent critical favorites, with their most recent and fifth album, Gold & Grey, ranking among their career best. New York post-hardcore punks Drug Church, who inhabit a great mid-point between the headliners, have been tapped to open, and tickets are available right here while they last! Check out a full list of dates below.

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May 1 – Detroit, MI – Majestic Theater
May 2 – Grand Rapids, MI – Intersection
May 3 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave / Eagles Club
May 5 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
May 6 – Lawrence, KS – Liberty Hall
May 7 – Omaha, NE – Slowdown
May 8 – Fort Collins, CO – Washington’s
May 10 – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory Concert House
May 11 – Seattle, WA – Showbox
May 12 – Vancouver, BC – Vogue Theatre
May 13 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theatre
May 15 – San Francisco, CA – Regency Ballroom
May 16 – Los Angeles, CA – The Novo
May 17 – Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory OC
May 19 – Phoenix, AZ – The Pressroom
May 20 – Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
May 22 – Dallas, TX – The HiFi Dallas
May 23 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
May 24 – San Antonio, TX – Aztec Theater
May 26 – Nashville, TN – Brooklyn Bowl
May 27 – Louisville, KY – Mercury Ballroom
May 29 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
May 30 – Stroudsburg, PA – Sherman Theater

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