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F#$% Yea Yeah

99.jpgFor many bands the idea of playing two shows in one night might be completely unrealistic, but not for Brooklyn’s darling duo Matt and Kim. In fact, Chicago fans may remember the two separate performances that they rocked at last years Lollapalooza, and how appreciative and energetic each set was. In the last two years, Matt and Kim have toured the world, and brought their vibrant smiles and fast-paced pop punk to crowds of all sizes. To think they started out touring in support of their debut self-titled album in 2006 by playing house shows, and now they are headlining a very aggressive festival tour.


The F Yeah Tour consists of 28 shows in 27 days, and 26 people traveling in a '92 Bluebird bus running on vegetable oil. It is possibly the worst/best idea ever. It is a festival that combines music, comedy, and art, and in years past had only taken place in LA late in August. However, it was also the goal of curator 22 year old Sean Carlson to take the show on the road. So with bands including Matt & Kim, Circle Jerks, Dillinger Four, The Death Set, Monotonix, Crystal Antlers, Dan Deacon, Paint it Black, Team Robespierre, Brother Reade, Japanther, Brutal Knights, Totally Michael, Mannequin Men & more the Bluebird bus will arrive in Chicago on July 3rd. The Chicago line-up will include music from Matt & Kim, Monotonix, Team Robespierre, Mannequin Men & Crystal Antlers, comedy by Nick Flanagan + Hannibal Buress, and artwork from Space 1026. $12 / 7:00pm / All Ages / Stan Mansion / 2408 N Kedzie

Matt & Kim will also be playing at The Hideout on July 3rd as part of a free (RSVP only) show presented by Colt 45 with The Death Set and Hollywood Holt. For more information and to RSVP visit Colt 45.

 
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Tim / July 1, 2008 9:19 AM

hmmm, looks to me like Matt & Kim are only playing at the Hideout since their name got taken off of the Stan Mansion F Yeah Tour bill a few weeks ago. Maybe they're the surprise guests?

Jason / July 2, 2008 1:12 PM

I hope Matt & Kim will be there. When I check the f yeah tour website and the empty bottle website, they both list Matt & Kim.

http://www.fyeahtour.com/
http://www.emptybottle.com/home.php

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