The Georgia Straight presents Dead Kennedys at the Commodore
Live Nationhas announced that American hardcore punk group Dead Kennedys will perform at the Commodore Ballroom on Tuesday, October 2.
Dead Kennedys—whose current lineup consists of East Bay Ray (guitar), Klaus Flouride (bass), DH Peligro (drums), and SKIP (vocals)—was formed in 1978 in San Francisco. The group became one of the most popular American hardcore punk bands of the late '70s and early '80s and achieved success with singles such as “Holiday in Cambodia”, “Kill the Poor”, and “Too Drunk to Fuck.” Dead Kennedys disbanded in 1986, but reformed again in 2001 without former lead singer Jello Biafra.
Tickets for the show are priced at $25 (plus service charges and fees) and go on sale this Friday (August 3) at 10 a.m. on the Live Nation website.
Tickets are also available for purchase by phone at 1-855-985-5000, at Highlife, Red Cat, and Zulu Records, and through Rogers Wireless Box Office.twitter.com/vanhappenings.