In anticipation of the trailblazing band’s induction into the Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame this October, the Go-Go’s introduced immediately they are going to be again on the highway and for followers of the brand new wave/punk/pop rockers, that is unbelievable information!
Rooted within the early L.A. punk scene, Belinda Carlisle (lead vocals), Charlotte Caffey (lead guitar, keyboards, vocals), Gina Schock (drums, percussion, vocals), Kathy Valentine (bass guitar, vocals) and Jane Wiedlin (rhythm guitar, vocals) broke obstacles and made historical past as they rose to fame within the early Nineteen Eighties.
“We actually missed seeing and enjoying for our followers and we’re pleased we will expertise and luxuriate in dwell music with one another as soon as once more. We’re trying ahead to celebrating and bringing in a brighter new 12 months with everybody,” mentioned the band in a joint assertion.
“With live shows lastly making a really welcomed return, longtime followers can rejoice with the latest inductees to the Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame and the brand new technology of followers can see the band that they found via the documentary,” added band supervisor, Artwork Cisneros.
In 1982, the Los Angeles rock band topped the Billboard album chart which was a primary – and remains to be an unequalled feat – for an all-female band. The Go-Go’s would go on to make historical past as the primary multi-platinum-selling, all-female band to play their very own devices, write their very own songs and soar to No. 1 on the album charts and so they stay probably the most profitable feminine rock band of all time.
The album in query was their 1981 debut Magnificence and the Beat which included the 2 of the band’s three greatest Scorching 100 hits, “Our Lips Are Sealed” and “We Bought the Beat.” The album reached No. 1 the place it sat atop the Billboard charts for six consecutive weeks. On the time, it went on to promote greater than two million copies and have become probably the most profitable debut albums of all time. This early success led to a Grammy nomination for Finest New Artist and so they quickly turned a world phenomenon and blazed brand-new trails in music for ladies.
The women shaped the band in 1978 and their entertaining movies, distinctive type and infectious songs with enormous hooks made them a direct standout with extra hits like “Trip” and “Head Over Heels” and tens of millions of information have been offered worldwide over the many years.
The band would break up in 1985 however the gang would reunite within the Nineteen Nineties and past to report new music and tour. In 2011, they acquired a really well-deserved star on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame and there was even a musical entitled “Head Over Heels” which ran on Broadway from 2018 to 2019.
And, in 2020, the band launched the Alison Ellwood directed documentary THE GO-GO’S, which first premiered on the prestigious Sundance Movie Pageant to rave critiques, reaching a 97% ranking on Rotten Tomatoes and the doc gained a 2020 Critics Alternative Award for “Finest Music Documentary” along with receiving the distinction of “Most Compelling Residing Topics in a Documentary.” The movie captures them engaged on an early model of their first new recording in practically 20 years, “Membership Zero,” which hit the Prime 10 on the Rock Digital Tune Gross sales chart upon its launch.
Their upcoming tour will span throughout North America and the West Coast and tickets will go on sale Friday, June 25 at 10:00 a.m. PST. There can be intimate exhibits in San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego, and the tour additionally contains New Yr’s Eve and New Yr’s Day performances at The Venetian Theatre in Las Vegas.
Dates, venues and hyperlinks to buy tickets are as follows:
December 28, 2021 at The SF Masonic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA (Purchase Tickets)
December 29, 2021 at The Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, CA (Purchase Tickets)
December 31, 2021 at The Venetian Theatre, Las Vegas, NV (Purchase Tickets)
January 1, 2022 at The Venetian Theatre, Las Vegas, NV (Purchase Tickets)
January 3, 2022 at The Civic Theatre, San Diego, CA (Purchase Tickets)