UPDATE: MARCH DATES POSTPONED

12 Mar 2020

MARCH 13 UPDATE:
Due to the current concerns, we’re going to have to postpone our show tonight in Knoxville. We’re hoping to have a rescheduled date soon. Tickets for tonight’s show will be honored at the rescheduled show, but if you are not able to make that, refunds will be available at point of purchase. Thank you for understanding, and we hope to see you all very soon.

MARCH 12 UPDATE:
Due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus, we will be postponing all shows following our Knoxville performance tomorrow. We care deeply for the safety of our fans and we hope to see you all very soon.

Please hold on to your tickets as they will be honored at the rescheduled shows, which we hope to announce soon. If you are not able to, all refunds will be available at point of purchase.

Please stay safe, and look out for one another.

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Brooklyn Steel Night 2 Live Stream

5 Mar 2020

Silversun Pickups is streaming their Widow’s Weeds tour live from Brooklyn Steel on LiveXLive this Friday, March 6 at 9pm ET / 6pm PT. Watch on LiveXLive, YouTube and Facebook.

Ticket available for all upcoming tour dates HERE.

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NEW SHOW: FORT COLLINS, CO | JUNE 5

5 Mar 2020

Brian and Nikki will be performing an acoustic set at the Taste of Fort Collins at Washington Park in Fort Collins, CO on June 5. Tickets available now HERE.

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SSPU MERCH COLLABORATION SERIES: MEL KADEL

2 Mar 2020

We’re thrilled to announce our second SSPU Merch Collaboration Series with artist Mel Kadel. We will be carrying all of Mel Kadel’s merch designs (pictured below) on the road and online starting March 1st, with a portion of the proceeds going to ACLU. You can grab the tees the merch booth during our March tour (view all dates HERE) or online HERE.

Christopher’s Note on Mel Kadel:

We all met Mel Kadel probably around 1999. It was the heyday of the Silver Lake music/art scene. There was such a strong community of artists who all pushed and inspired each other in not only artistic ways, but in our everyday lives. We supported each other’s art shows and gigs around town. We partied hard and had tons of BBQs and celebrated birthdays and holidays together. It was a collection of groups coming together to create a formidable artistic community. We all thrived in it. It was a really magical time in our lives…

Now over twenty years later, it’s such a joy to see what an amazing artistic force Mel has become, keeping a part of that time in our lives alive and well. When we were thinking up the idea of an Artist Collaboration Series, Mel was the first person I approached. Having used her work on our very first record, Pikul EP, it was a no brainer that she should be a part of this. Whenever we play “Kissing Families,” it’s hard not to envision Mel’s artwork on Pikul – the two girls swinging, trying to reach each other’s hands. To me, the song and that artwork are one in the same. It felt like this series almost wouldn’t work without her being involved. Her style is so unique and quickly noticeable – you see the artwork, and you know it’s Mel. We are so lucky and honored that she made these limited edition merch designs for us. It harkens back to our roots together, but also a reminder of how far we’ve all come on this artistic journey and the excitement for what the future holds.

Mel Kadel’s Design Inspiration:

I met SSPU around the time they were playing their first shows. It was about 20 years ago and I had just moved to LA. That time and place for me, is still hard to put into words. There were different groups of friends that circled around and formed an entire community of creativity and support. The artists did the flyers for the bands, the bands played the art shows, the photographers took the band pics, the t-shirts were printed in the garages, and the bbq was always lit. If I could revisit any time in my life, this would be the one.

It’s been 15 years since SSPU released their first EP ‘Pikul’, which had my art on the cover. Coming back together to work on these t-shirts for them, reminds me of those years that really bolstered all of our futures. I made these images simply thinking of how their music has always felt to me: A large driving electric sound, with a gentleness. Loud and quiet, fast and slow, felt at the same time.

We’re so excited for these collaborations, and will have more soon!

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