Surfer Blood

On May 1, 2020 Surfer Blood will release Carefree Theatre, their fifth studio album, and a return to their first label Kanine Records. Written and recorded in South Florida, its the first record the band has released since John Paul Pitts, the singer and main songwriter moved back to the state. It's an album not as much looking back as coming full-circle.

The Carefree Theatre in West Palm Beach, FL was the only venue in town for most of the band's childhood; it's where kids would go for everything from touring punk bands to community theater productions. It was the kind of experience that would expose a twenty-one year old songwriter to a world outside of Florida, inspire him to start a band, and tour the country.

It was a leap of faith the band took in 2010 with the release of Astro Coast, the band's celebrated debut. Surfer Blood's rise was remarkable, from rehearsing in a Florida storage container to mainstage at Coachella and touring with the Pixies. Then after an all-too-commonplace major label disaster, the band rebounded quietly, putting out two adventurous albums and consistently touring the world for over a decade.

It's the kind of resilience and hard-work that that's admirable in our disposable age, and it looks like the band's output won't be slowing down anytime soon: ten years, four full-length records, and a few lineup changes later, the band has re-centered itself with its tightest and most focused songs in years.

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TOUR DATES
  • Jul 22, 2020
    Indianapolis, United States
    Square Cat Vinyl
  • Jul 23, 2020
    Chicago, United States
    Empty Bottle
  • Jul 24, 2020
    Milwaukee, United States
    Cactus Club
  • Jul 25, 2020
    Minneapolis, United States
    7TH ST ENTRY
  • Jul 26, 2020
    Fargo, United States
    The Aquarium
  • Jul 27, 2020
    Sioux Falls, United States
    Total Drag
  • Jul 29, 2020
    North Kansas City, United States
    The Rino
  • Jul 30, 2020
    St Louis, United States
    The Ready Room
  • Jul 31, 2020
    Grand Rapids, United States
    The Pyramid Scheme
  • Aug 1, 2020
    Detroit, United States
    El Club
  • Aug 2, 2020
    Lakewood, United States
    Mahall's..
  • Aug 3, 2020
    Columbus, United States
    Ace of Cups
  • Oct 16, 2020
    Atlanta, United States
    Shaky Knees 2020
  • Oct 16, 2020
    Orlando, United States
    Will's Pub
  • Oct 17, 2020
    Tallahassee, United States
    The Junction At Monroe
  • Oct 17, 2020
    Tallahassee, United States
    The Junction At Monroe
  • Oct 18, 2020
    Atlanta, United States
    Central Park
  • Jan 12, 2021
    Albuquerque, United States
    Launchpad
  • Jan 13, 2021
    Denver, United States
    Globe Hall
  • Jan 14, 2021
    Fort Collins, United States
    Surfside 7
  • Jan 15, 2021
    Salt Lake City, United States
    The Urban Lounge
  • Jan 16, 2021
    Boise, United States
    Neurolux Lounge
  • Jan 17, 2021
    Spokane, United States
    Lucky You Lounge
  • Jan 19, 2021
    Vancouver, Canada
    Fox Cabaret
  • Jan 20, 2021
    Bellingham, United States
    The Shakedown
  • Jan 21, 2021
    Seattle, United States
    Chop Suey
  • Jan 22, 2021
    Portland, United States
    Doug Fir Lounge
  • Jan 24, 2021
    Sacramento, United States
    The Starlet Room
  • Jan 26, 2021
    San Francisco, United States
    Bottom Of the Hill
  • Jan 27, 2021
    Santa Barbara, United States
    Soho Restaurant & Music Club
  • Jan 28, 2021
    Los Angeles, United States
    The Echo
  • Jan 29, 2021
    San Diego, United States
    Casbah
  • Jan 30, 2021
    Phoenix, United States
    Valley Bar
  • Jan 31, 2021
    Tucson, United States
    Hotel Congress
  • Feb 2, 2021
    Austin, United States
    Hotel Vegas
  • Feb 3, 2021
    Dallas, United States
    Dada Dallas
  • Feb 4, 2021
    Houston, United States
    Satellite Bar
  • Feb 5, 2021
    New Orleans, United States
    One Eyed Jacks
  • Feb 6, 2021
    Mobile, United States
    Alabama Music Box
VIDEOS

Surfer Blood Home Movie 1 - Karen

Surfer Blood - Karen

Surfer Blood - Parkland (Into the Silence)

Surfer Blood - Demon Dance [Official Video]

Surfer Blood - Say Yes To Me [Official Video]

Surfer Blood 'Swim' [Official Video]

Surfer Blood - Floating Vibes

Surfer Blood 'Neighbour Riffs' FAN VIDEO

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