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Fusebox Festival is coming, two Coathangers shows included

The Coathangers at #HotelVegan during SXSW 2012 (more by Tim Griffin)
The Coathangers

As discussed on BV, The Coathangers have a new split 7″ with Davila 666 and will hit the road for some East Coast dates in late May, but first the quartet will reenact SXSW and play a pair of Austin shows on the same day as part of the Fusebox Festival.

The first show happens earlier in the evening on 4/25 at Long Center for Performing Arts as part of an event entitled Forklift Danceworks: Invasion of the New Grrl Order:

Acclaimed Austin-based choreographer Allison Orr teams up with Emily Marks of Scottish Rite Theatre and over one hundred local girls in a raucous homage to the Riot Grrl movement of the early 1990s. Accompanied by the celebrated female punk rock band The Coathangers (Atlanta), the event serves as the kickoff to this year’s festival.

The FREE event is still looking for girls ages 6 – 18 to participate. For more information head to their site. Later that night The Coathangers will head to Fusebox Festival Hub (1100 E. 5th Street) for a show that will set you back a measly $5 at the door.

Fusebox Festival runs from April 25th to May 6th, and is “an annual contemporary art and performance festival” that features everything from film to dance to music. Among the included artists are bounce musician Vockah Redu, who will bounce his way into Fusebox Festival Hub on 4/28. $5 gets you in at the door.

All Coathangers dates, a preview of the Fusebox Festival and a streamable version of that split with Davila 666, below….

THE COATHANGERS – 2012 TOUR DATES
WED APR 25 – Austin TX, Long Center for Performing Arts (6:30p)
WED APR 25 – Austin TX, Fusebox Festival Hub @ 1100 E. 5th Street (10:00p)
SAT MAY 5 – Atlanta, GA, Southern Comfort w/ Barreracudas
SUN MAY 27 – Belmont NC, Haunted Mill
TUE MAY 29 – New York NY, Bowery Ballroom w/ OFF!, Cerebral Ballzy
WED MAY 30 – Brooklyn NY, Death by Audio w/ The Numerators
THU MAY 31 – Boston MA, Great Scott w/ Skimask
FRI JUN 1 – Philadelphia PA, Kung Fu Necktie w/ Tough Shits
SAT JUN 2 – Washington DC, Comet Ping Pong w/ Chain + The Gang
SUN JUN 3 – Knoxville TN, The Pilot Light

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