It's been 462 days since Chicago's Ratboys played an in-person show. Since, the band has done any and everything they can to weather the storm, including launching a Virtual Tour Series on Twitch, raising over $13,000 for The Equal Justice Initiative and Girls Rock Chicago through a 24-hour Halloween Telethon, and releasing a reimagined version of their first-ever EP in their latest release, Happy Birthday, Ratboy. Now, as they celebrate their 10th year as a band, Ratboys is thrilled to finally return to the road with Wild Pink for a full U.S. co-headlining tour kicking off in August. All tickets are on sale this Friday.
A message from Ratboys:
Hey hey everybody!
It feels totally surreal to be typing this, but it's summertime and we have some SHOWS on the books to tell you about!!
Check out our newly-announced tour dates below, where we'll be sharing the stage with our dear pals Wild Pink, who put out an excellent new record earlier this year. We previously toured with Wild Pink overseas in 2018, and now we're so excited to reunite with them and traverse the ole USA together. Tickets go on sale this Friday, June 11 @ 12PM EST and you can grab yours right here!
Thanks so much as always for reading this / for listening to our music. If you haven't yet heard our latest record Happy Birthday, Ratboy, why don't ya head on over to our website to check out all the cool LP variants and give the songs a spin?? We're really proud of em.
Also just wanna say thank you to everyone who's listened to the songs & shown us some love surrounding our 10th Anniversary this year. We're so grateful to get to make music and to do so in the company of lots of kind, funny, & generous folks is srsly a dream come true. We don't take it for granted!
Okay enough mushy rambling. Don't forget that you can subscribe to our Patreon for lots of exclusive covers, playlists, song tutorials, and more. We'll be back soon! Please, if you can, get vaxxed, and we'll see ya at a gig.
talk to you soon, <3 RATBOYS (julia, dave, sean, and marcus)
Full list of upcoming Ratboys dates:
- 08/05/2021 — Springfield, IL @ Levitt AMP Series
- 08/06/2021 — Milwaukee, WI @ Cactus Club
- 08/14/2021 — Griffin, IN @ Rocopelli Fest
- 09/12/2021 — Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Cafe *
- 09/14/2021 — Washington, DC @ Songbyrd *
- 09/15/2021 — Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s *
- 09/16/2021 — Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg *
- 09/17/2021 — Woodstock, NY @ The Colony *
- 09/19/2021 — Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest
- 09/20/2021 — St. Louis, MO @ Blueberry Hill Duck Room *
- 09/22/2021 — Denver, CO @ Globe Hall *
- 09/25/2021 — Boise, ID @ Treefort Music Fest
- 09/27/2021 — Seattle, WA @ Barboza *
- 09/28/2021 — Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios *
- 09/30/2021 — San Francisco, CA @ Bottom Of The Hill *
- 10/01/2021 — Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg Bar *
- 10/02/2021 — Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar *
- 10/06/2021 — Spring Green, WI @ Shitty Barn *
- 10/31/2021 — Gainesville, FL @ The FEST
- 04/15/2022 — Utrecht, NL @ Tivoli %
- 04/16/2022 — Groningen, NL @ Vera %
- 04/17/2022 — Hamburg, DE @ Fabrik %
- 04/19/2022 — Copenhagen, DK @ Vega %
- 04/20/2022 — Gothenburg, SE @ Pustervik %
- 04/21/2022 — Oslo, NO @ Parkteatret %
- 04/23/2022 — Stockholm, SE @ Nalen %
- 04/25/2022 — Lund, SE @ Mejeriet %
- 04/28/2022 — Berlin, DE @ Festsaal Kreuzberg %
- 04/29/2022 — Prague, CZ @ Rock Cafe %
- 04/30/2022 — Vienna, AT @ Arena %
- 05/01/2022 — Salzburg, AT @ Rockhouse %
- 05/02/2022 — Zagreb, HR @ Tvornica Kulture %
- 05/04/2022 — Padova, IT @ Padova Hall %
- 05/06/2022 — Zurich, CH @ Bogen F %
- 05/07/2022 — Schorndorf, DE @ Manufaktur %
- 05/08/2022 — Munich, DE @ Technikum %
- 05/10/2022 — Cologne, DE @ Kulturkirche %
- 05/13/2022 — Paris, FR @ Le Trabendo %
- 05/14/2022 — Brussels, BE @ Ancienne Belgique %
- 05/17/2022 — London, UK @ Electric Ballroom %
- 5/18/2022 — London, UK @ Electric Ballroom %
- 5/19/2022 — Leeds, UK @ Leeds Irish Centre %
- 5/21/2022 — Dublin, IE @ Whelan’s %
- 5/22/2022 — Dublin, IE @ Whelan’s %
- 5/24/2022 — Glasgow, UK @ St Luke’s %
- 5/25/2022 — Manchester, UK @ Gorilla %
* w/ Wild Pink
% supporting Julien Baker
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