Someone Still Loves You, Boris Yeltsin, Ha Ha Tonka
1100 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19107
Doors 8:00 PM / Show 9:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
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Someone Still Loves You, Boris Yeltsin
Met at a Super Bowl party in 1999. Broncos vs. Falcons
Got the band name in 2000.
Got a real singer in 2001.
Can't remember anything in 2002.
Parents and friends finally start liking us in 2003 or 2004.
Broom 2005. First tour. Tom leaves the band for art school.
Polyvinyl 2006. Our song is on The OC. The OC gets canceled.
Boris Yeltsin dies 2007 and we play at his funeral in Moscow (66% true).Also in 2007: First Europe tour with Jakub. Mute Math/Cinematics tour.Phil tries to kill John with a bar stool after a bad show in New Mexico.
Pershing 2008. Jonathan briefly quits then rejoins the band.
2009. We got 16 and Pregnant. Start recording LP3.
New album. Let It Sway. August 17, 2010
Toured with Tokyo Police Club and Tour Door Cinema Club in Jan and Feb 2011.
Broom reissued on April 16, 2011
SSLYBY in Shark Night 3D September 2.
B-sides/Rarities album September 2011.
Return to Mother Russia 2013.
Ha Ha Tonka
Named after Ha Ha Tonka State Park in their native Missouri, the group's relentless touring has seen them become one of the most buzzed about young bands in America, appearing at Lollapalooza, Sundance Film Fest, SXSW, CMJ while touring nationally as a headlining act, as well as supporting many great bands such as Old 97s, Murder By Death, Langhorne Slim, Cross Canadian Ragweed, Someone Still Loves You, Boris Yeltsin, Ludo, Meat Puppets and more. On March 28, 2011 Ha Ha Tonka was a guest on The Travel Channel's flagship show, Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. It was one of the first times in the show's 5-year run that a band has been invited to perform. The band’s new record Death of a Decade debuted on Billboard Top 200 and was followed by a near sold out CD release tour in April/May 2011. The band completed a 50+ date fall headline tour which included a performance at Austin City Limits Festival as well as a multitude of radio shows. The band appeared at several festivals including Floydfest, Bristol Rhythm and Roots, Kentucky Derby Fest, Twangfest and more in 2012. Ha Ha Tonka just finished recording the follow-up to Death of a Decade, out Fall of 2013.
Ezra Furman started writing songs. Then he broke up with his longtime sweetie and formed a blistering rock and roll band called Ezra Furman & the Harpoons. They made albums: Banging Down the Doors (2007), Inside the Human Body (2008), Moon Face (2009), Mysterious Power (2011). And they played some really great shows. They even became popular overseas.
Then Ezra went solo. He holed up in the attic and made The Year of No Returning, released it in 2012. Right now he is one of the best songwriters around. He rocks, he connects, he haunts and he kills. He plays fantastic shows all over the place. He's one of our finest rocknroll fools, heart open wide and fangs bared. Keep your eyes peeled, ladies and gents, because he's far from finished.
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