Garage-soul living legends The Sonics are back with their first new album since 1967. This Is The Sonics dropped in March via their own imprint, Revox and features all original members: Gerry Roslie, Larry Parypa, and Rob Lind. The original trio is joined by Freddie Dennis (the Kingsmen/Liverpool Five) and Dusty Watson (Dick Dale/Agent Orange) and the new album was produced by Jim Diamond (White Stripes, Dirtbombs). The band will be headlining The Regent in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, May 9th. Listen to their badass new single “Bad Betty” below and then shake it to it live! Soulful stompin’ R&B/rock n’ roll outfit Barrence Whitfield and The Savages, as well as dynamic garage punk duo The Two Tens kick the show into high gear. Don’t miss out!
Tickets to The Sonics at The Regent on May 9th are priced at $28-48, show starts at 8:00pm and this show is 18-and-over. You can purchase tickets or take a stab at winning a pair with Grimy Goods below!
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The Sonics – “Bad Betty”
Barrence Whitfield & The Savages – Live at iBoat Bordeaux
The Two Tens – “Rush Out”
The Sonics North American Tour Dates
5/08 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
5/09 Los Angeles, CA – The Regent
5/10 Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up
6/12 Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom
6/13 Dallas, TX – Texas Theater
6/14 Austin, TX – Red 7 Outside Stage
6/18 Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
6/19 Atlanta, GA – Earl
6/20 Kansas City, MO – Knucklehead’s
7/17 Portland, OR – The Star Theater
7/18 Vancouver, Canada – Venue