Seminal Pacific Northwest post-hardcore group Unwound have just announced a seven city tour, their first live shows in over 20 years, to take place in February and March of next year with a show set for Los Angeles at the Wiltern on Feb. 14, 2023. Additional tour dates include the Showbox in Seattle on Feb. 3, 2023 the Revolution Hall in Portland on Feb. 6, 2023 and The Regency Ballroom in San Francisco on Feb. 10, 2023. See a full list of tour dates below.
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Get tickets to Unwound at the Wiltern
Tickets to Unwound at the Wiltern go on sale to the general public on Friday, July 15, 2022 at 9am. There is a two-day artist presale happening on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 from 9 am to Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 10 pm. Fans can access the Unwound artist presale by using the following ticket link and password: CORPSEPOSE.
Live Nation also has a one-day presale beginning on Thursday, July 14, 2022 from 10 am to 10 pm. Fans can access the Unwound Live Nation presale by using the following ticket link and password: ELECTRIC.
Founded in 1991, Unwound leveled their small corner of the ’90s punk scene. One of the flagship bands of the Kill Rock Stars label, the band also released material on iconic labels such as Gravity, Troubleman Unlimited, and Matador over their initial 10-year run.
A notoriously relentless touring act, Unwound temporarily ended their endless adventure on April 1, 2002 after a tumultuous year of societal and personal breakdowns and breakups without ever thinking they would return to the musical project. But, in 2012, Unwound began an aggressive reissue campaign with The Numero Group, introducing the band’s extensive catalog to a new generation of listeners, though band members still scoffed at the idea of a reunion. Then came the unexpected passing of bassist Vern Rumsey in 2020 and worldwide isolation during the coronavirus pandemic all in the same year.
Still, in April of 2022, Unwound held its first official practice. Jared Warren, arguably Rumsey‘s original protege as a member of the legendary band Karp and later the Melvins and Big Business came on to fill Rumsey‘s shoes and Nocturnal Habits’ Scott Seckington jumped in on guitar and keyboard. Finally, the band’s long road to a reunion tour is a reality.
UNWOUND TOUR DATES:
Feb. 3 – Seattle, WA – Showbox
Feb. 6 – Portland, OR – Revolution Hall
Feb. 10 – San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom
Feb. 14 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
March 7 – Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall
March 10 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
March 15 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer