Is it me, or are a bunch of artists resurrecting sounds from the 80s? It’s not direct quotations, mind you, but shades, nods and winks.  Case in point is Boston outfit Bad Rabbits.  Had a chance to catch them earlier this year at BAM Cafe on a bill with favorite The Smyrk.  Great energy and a sound that’s full of funk, soul and–I dunno–hip hop smoothed out on that R&B tip?  That’ll work.

Anyway, they’re currently on tour, so catch them if you can:

Apr 9 2010  7:00P  @ The Mad Hatter Convington, Kentucky
Apr 10 2010 7:00P  @ The Beat Kitchen SOLD OUT!! Chicago, Illinois
Apr 11 2010 5:00P  @ The Vault Buffalo, Minnesota
Apr 13 2010 7:30P  @ The Marquis Theater Denver, Colorado
Apr 15 2010 7:00P  @ The El Corazon Lounge Seattle, Washington
Apr 16 2010 7:00P  @ The Venue Vancouver, British Columbia
Apr 17 2010 7:00P  @ The Satyricon Portland, Oregon
Apr 18 2010 8:30P  @ The Bottom of the Hill San Francisco, California
Apr 19 2010 7:00P  @ The Boardwalk Orangevale, California
Apr 21 2010 7:30P  @ The Troubadour Los Angeles, California
Apr 23 2010 6:00P  @ The Martini Ranch Scottsdale, Arizona
Apr 24 2010 4:00P  @ The Launch Pad Albuquerque, New Mexico
Apr 26 2010 8:00P  @ The Jackpot Saloon Lawrence, Kansas
Apr 27 2010 7:00P  @ Off Broadway St. Louis, Missouri
Apr 29 2010 7:00P  @ Mac’s Bar Lansing, Michigan
Apr 30 2010 6:00P  @ Championship Lemoyne, Pennsylvania
May 8 2010 8:00P   @SKATE FEST 2010 w/ The Receiving end of Sirens, the Dear Hunter and more… Worcester, Massachusetts

In the meantime, check out “Stick Up Kids” and get your weekend started on the right foot.

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