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Rock/punk from Asheville, NC.


    Tour Wrap-Up/Last Shows of 2012

    Last week was incredible. We still can’t believe the positive responses we have received. Or the fact that we sold out of all 35 copies of “Spite” we brought with us. And while it ended a little off with having to pay for van repairs before we could headed home, the trip as a whole more than outweighed that minor negative aspect. Matt already wrote a pretty detailed run down of the tour (which you should take the time to read), so lemme end this with our final dates of 2012.

    12/1 - Asheville, NC @ The Get Down: LP Release show featuring Late Bloomer, Muscle & Bone, Means Well
    12/2 - Savannah, GA @ Taco Abajo w/ Hollowed Out
    12/15 - Charlotte, NC @ The Milestone w/ Oddczar, Apart, Muscle & Bone, Barrow, Radio Reds
    12/21 - Asheville, NC @ The Get Down w/ You’ll Live, Muscle & Bone, Quiet Clouds, Lions, Fresh Prints (End of the World Party!)
    12/31 - Johnson City, TN @ The Hideaway w/ Sundale, Mic Company

    Thanks to everyone who was involved in setting up our shows, who came to see us play, who bought us merch, who let us crash on their couch/floor, who took us to great places to eat, who walked around new cities with us, who played shows with us, to our road dogs from tour and all other shows prior, to all of our friends who love us dearly and support us, to our families, and to everyone else who has been part of this amazing experience for the past two years. You know who you are. You are incredible and we love you. Here’s to another Year of Fling!

    — 1 year ago with 5 notes
    #asheville  #old flings  #tour  #savannah  #charlotte  #johnson city  #georgia  #north carolina  #tennessee 
    "Black Hearts" Fall Tour 2012

    Okay, here is as much complete information regarding our upcoming tour as we have at the time of departure. First off, let me say how I wish we could be heading out for longer than just 8 days, but my job and my desire to not have to look for work right before the holidays prevented that from happening.
    Second, we are all very excited to be taking two friends with us: Ally Hoffman, who I used to know from hanging out in Charlotte every other weekend in 2004. Ally moved back to Charlotte from Austin a few months ago and now sings in an amazing new band called CENTER OF THE SUN. Check them out if you love gloomy, poppy, dreamy stuff, and My Bloody Valentine. Next, we will be picking up Roger Anderson in his hometown of Richmond, VA. Roger plays bass for two of Richmond’s best bands, SPRINGTIME and FAMILY CAT. We love Roger immensely and can’t wait to spend a week with him. Ladies, he is single and ready to mingle.

    Now, onto the tour!

    • Sunday, 11/11 - Johnson City, TN @ The Hideaway (235 E Main St) w/ SUNDALE, MUSCLE & BONE. 10pm. $5. All ages. [ReverbNation]
    • Monday, 11/12 - Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter (929 W Grace St) w/ SPRINGTIME, CLOSE TALKER, YOUTH VIOLENCE. 5pm. $5. All ages. [FB event]
    • Tuesday, 11/13 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Cracker Factory (house show) w/ STABLE BOYS, MIKE BELL & THE MOVIES, ROB,LATELY & THE HAUNTS. 8pm. $5. All ages. [FB event]
    • Wednesday, 11/14 - Bethpage, Long Island, NY @ Mr. Beery’s (4019 Hempstead Tpke) w/ BASTARD CUT, BROADCASTER, POLYGON. 8pm. $5. 21+. [FB event]
    • Thursday, 11/15 - Somerville, MA @ PA’s Lounge (345 Somerville Avenue) w/ THE FAKE BOYS, NEW WARDEN, TROPHY LUNGS. 8pm. 21+. [FB event]
    • Friday, 11/16 - Providence, RI @ AS220 (115 Empire St) w/ CAUGHT IN A CROWD, FUCKING INVINCIBLE, TEST OF TIME, THE WAIT, VIOLENCE TO FADE. 9pm. $6. All ages. [FB event]
    • Saturday, 11/17 - York, PA @ The Depot (360 W Cottage Place) w/ OLDE TIGERS, TIGHT FITS. 8pm. $3. 21+. [website]
    • Sunday, 11/18 - Roanoke, VA @ The Shelf House (1624 Patterson Ave) w/ BASTARDS OF FATE. 9pm. $5. All ages. [FB event]

    — 1 year ago with 8 notes
    #old flings  #tour  #asheville  #asheville music  #black hearts  #center of the sun  #springtime  #family cat  #johnson city  #tennessee  #the hideaway  #sundale  #muscle & bone  #richmond  #virginia  #strange matter  #close talker  #youth violence  #philadelphia  #pennsylvania  #cracker factory  #guild shows  #stable boys  #mike bell and the movies  #rob lately and the haunts  #bethpage  #long island  #mr. beery's  #bastard cut  #broadcaster 
    Upcoming Shows for April - June
    Happy Saturday, everyone! It’s Spring time and we’re excited for a wealthy bout of shows heading into the Summer. We’re playing a number of small festivals and some one-off’s in Asheville, as well as planning some weekenders for May, June, and July.
    Matt’s leaving for tour on Monday with his hardcore band JUST DIE!, so we’ll obviously be inactive until he gets back. You can check out Just Die!’s tour dates here.
    • 4/20/12 - Asheville, NC @ Gallery MIA
    • 4/21/12 - West Columbia, SC @ Conundrum Music Hall for This is Music Fest w/ Apart, Cinder & Smoke, I Am Carpenter, many others
    • 4/27/12 - Asheville, NC @ The Emerald Lounge w/ RBTS WIN, Lo Ultimo
    • 5/19/12 - Charlotte, NC @ Common Market for Treasure Fest w/ Rubrics, Restorations, Double Negative, Campaign, Black Wine, many more
    • 6/2/12 - Johnson City, TN @ Blue Plum Festival on the Roan St. Stage w/ Cutthroat Shamrock, Mona Lisa Tribal Dance, This Mountain, more
    • 6/25/12 - Asheville, NC @ The Murder Basement w/ You’ll Live (FL), Ents, Doc Aquatic
    • 6/29/12 - Durham, NC @ Motorco Music Hall for DTFH Fest w/ Mikey Erg, Red Collar, Fake Boys, The Holy Mess, many more
    — 2 years ago
    #old flings  #upcoming shows  #asheville  #columbia  #charlotte  #johnson city  #durham  #north carolina  #south carolina  #tennessee  #this is music fest  #treasure fest  #blue plum festival  #death to fal  #dtfh records fest  #apart  #cinder and smoke  #i am carpenter  #rbts win  #lo ultimo  #rubrics  #restorations  #double negative  #campaign  #black wine  #cutthroat shamrock  #mona lisa tribal dance  #this mountain  #you'll live  #ents 
    2/4/12 at the Hideaway in Johnson City, TN

    2/4/12 at the Hideaway in Johnson City, TN

    — 2 years ago with 8 notes
    #old flings  #johnson city  #the hideaway 

    Our cover of “Dull” by Samiam from 2/4/12 in Johnson City, TN at the Hideaway.

    — 2 years ago with 7 notes
    #old flings  #samiam  #dull  #johnson city  #the hideaway 
    Updated List of Shows

    On Saturday, we’ll be heading to Thee Olde Johnson City, Tennessee to meet up with some old friends and hopefully make new ones. And of course, the following Monday, we have the privilege of bringing to you a nostalgic night indeed: THE ATARIS at West Asheville’s own The Get Down!!! You can get presale tickets at the bar.
    See you on the road!
    • 2/4/12 - Johnson City, TN @ The Hideaway w/ Sundale, Last in Line (18+, $5, 10pm)
    • 2/6/12 - Asheville, NC @ The Get Down w/ The Ataris, On the Take, The DiMarcos  (All ages, $10, 9pm)
    • 2/10/12 - Charlotte, NC @ Snug Harbor w/ Late Bloomer, One Another, No Power  (21+, $5, 8:30pm)
    • 2/17/12 - Hickory, NC @ Copperbean Coffee w/ Dear Kavalier  (All ages, $5, 8pm)
    • 2/29/12 - Asheville, NC @ Urban Outfitters (All ages, free, 6pm)
    • 3/2/12 - Asheville, NC @ House Show w/ Ents, Forget Me, Mobius Strip
    • 5/18 - 19/12 - Charlotte, NC @ Treasure Fest!!!
    • 6/29 - 30/12 - Durham, NC @ DTFH Fest!!!
    — 2 years ago
    #the ataris  #johnson city  #old flings  #asheville  #north carolina  #charlotte  #hickory  #durham  #treasure fest  #death to false hope records  #urban outfitters 
    Upcoming Shows (updated):
    • 1/27/12 - Asheville, NC @ The Emerald Lounge w/ The Nova Echo, Winter Sounds (21+, $5, 9pm)
    • 2/4/12 - Johnson City, TN @ The Hideaway w/ Sundale  (All ages, 7pm)
    • 2/6/12 - Asheville, NC @ The Get Down w/ The Ataris, On the Take, The DiMarcos  (All ages, $10, 9pm)
    • 2/10/12 - Charlotte, NC @ Snug Harbor w/ Late Bloomer, One Another, No Power  (21+, $5, 8:30pm)
    • 2/17/12 - Hickory, NC @ Copperbean Coffee w/ Dear Kavalier  (All ages, $5, 8pm)
    • 2/29/12 - Asheville, NC @ Urban Outfitters (All ages, free, 6pm)
    • 5/18 - 19/12 - Charlotte, NC @ Treasure Fest!!!
    — 2 years ago with 5 notes
    #old flings  #upcoming shows  #live music  #asheville  #johnson city  #charlotte  #hickory  #north carolina  #tennessee