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GWAR Does NPR's Tiny Desk Concert Series!


What started as a pipedream from satirical metal news site The Hard Times, has become a reality as the Lords and Masters of GWAR stopped by for a performance at NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series. The performance was recorded at NPR’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. and is available to watch now HERE

Vocalist Blothar the Beserker speaks on the NPGWAR takeover,

“We learned a lot from those goody-goodys at NPR. For instance, how to say…’Your support right now is vital to GWAR’s ability to bring you quality cultural and educational programming that leaves you soaked in bodily fluids and shame.’ NPR can give you coffee cups and satin totes, but we can give your souls eternal torment, so give to GWAR today.”

GWAR is known for their outrageous costumes, over-the-top stage shows, and satirical lyrics. They are the latest in a long line of acclaimed artists to perform at NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series, which has featured everyone from Arcade Fire to Yo-Yo Ma. The series has become a popular destination for music fans around the world, and GWAR’s performance is sure to be one of the most talked-about of the year.

In addition to their live set, GWAR also crashed the party at NPR’s “All Things Considered,” interrupting anchor Scott Detrow as he attempted to record his show. Listen to the interaction HERE.

Don’t miss GWAR on tour this summer as part of “The Psychotherapy Sessions Tour'' alongside Mudvayne, Coal Chamber, Nonpoint, and Butcher Babies. Find a complete list of dates as well as festival appearances below.

You can check out GWAR's Tiny Desk Concert plus tour dates and more below!



"The Psychotherapy Sessions" Tour:

7/20: West Palm Beach, FL @ iTHINK Financial Amphitheater

7/21: Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheater

7/23: Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion

7/25: Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live

7/26: Scranton, PA @ The Pavilion at Montage Mountain

7/28: Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater

7/29: Camden, NJ @ Freedom Mortgage Pavilion

7/30: Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center

8/1: Syracuse, NY @ St. Joseph's Health Amphitheater at Lakeview

8/2: Burgettstown, PA @ The Pavilion at Star Lake

8/4: Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center

8/5: Tinley Park, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater

8/6: Clarkston, MI @ Pine Knob Music Theater

8/8: Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center

8/9: Peoria, IL @ Peoria Civic Center

8/10: Bonnar Springs, KS @ Azura Amphitheater

8/12: Dallas, TX @ Dos Equis Pavilion

8/13: The Woodlands, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

8/15: Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater

8/16: Phoenix, AZ @ Talking Stick Resort Amphitheater

8/17: Irvine, CA @ FivePoint Amphitheater

8/19: Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion

8/20: Reno, NV @ Grand Theater at the Grand Sierra Resort

8/21: Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory*

8/22: Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheater

8/23: Ridgefield, WA @ RV Inn Style Resorts Amphitheater

8/25: Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheater

8/26: Englewood, CO @ Fiddler's Green Amphitheater

8/27: Lincoln, NE @ Bourbon Theatre+^

8/28: Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue+^

8/29: Des Moines, IA @ Wooly's+^

8/30: St, Louis, MO @ The Pageant+^

9/1: San Antonio, TX @ Vibes Event Center+^

*Headline Show With Nonpoint

+^ Headline Show With Crobot and 200 Stab Wounds

Festival Appearances:

7/14: Grand Rapids, MI @ Upheaval Festival (Afterparty)

7/15: Cadott, IL @ Rock Fest

7/16: Mansfield, OH @ Inkcarceration Festival

9/2: Pryor, OK @ Rocklahoma

9/3: Cookeville, TN @ Muddy Roots Festival


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