"Much as the scene did during its height, Emo Night has brought together hordes of like-minded people across the country to scream along to songs by the bands they grew up with." – Rolling Stone
LA's monthly event Emo Night: Taking Back Tuesday has teamed up with Rolling Stone to announce the line up for their massive one-year anniversary celebration.
On Dec. 1, fans will have a chance to enjoy live performances and DJ sets on 4 stages from renowned artists including Dashboard Confessional, Mark Hoppus of Blink-182, Jack Barakat of All Time Low, Mikey Way of My Chemical Romance, We Are The In Crowd, Sugarcult, FIDLAR, Seahaven, Have Mercy, and more. Limited tickets for this huge celebration are still available for purchase here: bit.ly/1Hdwrnu.
Fans can currently enter to win a pair of tickets by taking a picture of the event's billboard on Sunset Blvd and Parkman and tweeting/instagramming with #SadAsFuck. For more information on Emo Night: Taking Back Tuesday, please visit facebook.com/emonightla.
Founders Barbara Szabo, T.J. Petracca and Morgan Freed said, "This past year we've made many so many new friends and had some amazing nights together. This party will be our biggest yet but it's about exactly the same thing it was about the first night that we did this – hanging out and enjoying the music that made us who we are… just with a fuckload more friends."
In addition to their monthly LA event, Emo Night: Taking Back Tuesday recently held events in Seattle, Omaha and Portland, and have additional parties planned in San Francisco and Denver for later this fall.
For more information on Emo Night LA, please visit: facebook.com/emonightla. Heralded by LA Times, LA Weekly, Time Out LA, and more, Emo Night is a monthly event that brings together people who share the love of emo rock music from the 90's, 2000's, and today.
It's an excuse to rock out and drink the night away with your best friends and make some new ones while singing along to the greatest songs of your teenage years, including tracks from the likes of Taking Back Sunday, Brand New, Saves The Day, New Found Glory, and Underoath, partnered with some old-school jams from Sunny Day Real Estate, Jets to Brazil, American Football, Jawbreaker, and Death Cab For Cutie.
Each month, a different musician from the scene guest DJs at the event – previous DJs have been Mark Hoppus of Blink-182, Alex Gaskarth and Jack Barakat of All Time Low, The Wonder Years, Jason Butler of letlive., Bryce Avery of The Rocket Summer,and Buddy Nielsen of Senses Fail.
There have additionally been surprise acoustic performances from The Used and The Spill Canvas.
These talented artists, combined with a dedicated fan-following, has helped the event grow in size, leading it to draw over 2,000 people each night.
While the three founders of Emo Night LA originally set out to simply create a small get together of like-minded music lovers, the event has formed into more than just an extremely energetic party – Emo Night: Taking Back Tuesday is a community.
From branded merchandise, to collaborations with large scale clothing brands such as OBEY Clothing and an Emo Keyboard App, to throwing these events around the country.
What used to just be a monthly event in Los Angeles has expanded to something much bigger. Simply put, Emo Night: Taking Back Tuesday is an experience you do not want to miss.
Upcoming Tour Dates
Dec 1 The Echo + Echoplex Los Angeles, CA
Dec 8 The Marquis Theater Denver, CO
Dec 15 Rickshaw Stop San Francisco, CA