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About the Savages (Created July 5, 2013)
One would think a post-punk four-piece band from London called the Savages certainly wouldn't be comprised of four women. But that's exactly what this all-female contingent wants to be known as, and the moniker is perfect for their intense sound and blusterous guitars.
Savages formed at the end of 2011 after guitarist Gemma Thompson and singer Camille Berthomier (known as Jehny Beth) settled on a name for their new band. Asye Hassan (bass) and Fay Milton (drums) rounded out the quartet, and the girls performed their first show in January 2012, supporting rockers British Sea Power. Soon after, they picked up by Sigur Ros manager John Best.
The first released tracks from Savages came in the form of a double A-side in June 2012. They were "Flying to Berlin" and "Husbands," and the music was universally hailed by the critics. By the fall, they were playing the CMJ Music Marathon to rave reviews, and by December had been nominated for the BBC Sound of 2013 poll.
Savages' first album, "Silence Yourself," bowed on May 6, 2013 via Beth's label Pop Noire and Matador Records. Again, the project received widespread critical acclaim upon its release. It scored an average of 81 at Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 reviews from the mainstream media. The momentum of a successful release took the band to the Coachella Music and Arts Festival, and they continue to tour through 2013, with sold out dates booked in places like Webster Hall (New York) and the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington D.C.
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Savages Tour Dates 2015
date city state venue 01/31/2015 Brooklyn NY Saint Vitus 01/28/2015 New York NY Mercury Lounge 01/24/2015 Brooklyn NY Saint Vitus 01/21/2015 New York NY Mercury Lounge 01/17/2015 Brooklyn NY Saint Vitus 01/14/2015 New York NY Mercury Lounge 01/12/2015 Brooklyn NY Baby's All Right
Savages Tour Dates 2014
date city state venue 11/24/2014 Bristol Bst Fleece 11/22/2014 London London Jazz Cafe 11/20/2014 Birmingham Warwickshire The Temple at HMV Institute 11/19/2014 Liverpool Mersyd East Village Arts Club 11/19/2014 London London Oval Space 11/16/2014 Manchester Man Sound Control 11/13/2014 Newcastle upon Tyne T & W The Cluny 10/04/2014 Saint Louis MO Off Broadway 10/03/2014 Chicago IL Mayne Stage 10/02/2014 Grand Rapids MI Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill 06/25/2014 Oakland CA The Uptown Nightclub 06/20/2014 Northampton MA Iron Horse Music Hall 05/16/2014 Brighton Bnh The Haunt 05/13/2014 Nottingham Ntt The Rescue Rooms 05/11/2014 Leeds Yorkshire Brudenell Social Club 05/10/2014 York Nyk Fibbers 05/07/2014 Glasgow Glg Broadcast 03/20/2014 New York NY The Bowery Electric 02/21/2014 Porto ?? Hard Club 02/17/2014 Toulouse Le Connexion Cafe 02/16/2014 Clermont-Ferrand Puy-de-dome la cooperative de mai 02/05/2014 Sydney Nsw Metro Theatre 01/22/2014 Tokyo Liquid Room 01/21/2014 Osaka ?? Club Quattro 01/16/2014 Dallas TX Three Links
Savages Tour Dates 2013
date city state venue 12/03/2013 Amsterdam Nhl Paradiso 12/02/2013 Luxembourg L Den Atelier 11/30/2013 Kortrijk Vwv De Kreun 11/28/2013 Lausanne Vaud Les Docks 11/25/2013 Munich BY Strom 11/22/2013 Berlin BE Kesselhaus Berlin 11/21/2013 Frankfurt am Main Hesse Zoom - Frankfurt 11/20/2013 Cologne North Rhine-westphal Gebaude 9 11/18/2013 Nijmegen GE Doornroosje 11/15/2013 Chicago IL Mayne Stage 11/15/2013 London BFI Southbank 11/14/2013 Ballarat Vic Karova Lounge 11/14/2013 Grand Rapids MI Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill 11/11/2013 Leeds Vox Warehouse 11/10/2013 Glasgow Glg The Classic Grand 11/09/2013 Manchester Man The Ritz 11/07/2013 Bristol Bst Bristol Trinity Centre 11/06/2013 London Lnd The Forum 11/05/2013 Brighton Sxe Concorde 2 11/02/2013 Reykjavik 0 iceland airwaves 10/31/2013 Paris Ville De Paris Le Trabendo 10/29/2013 Toulouse Connexion Cafe 10/23/2013 Tourcoing B4 Le Grand Mix 10/16/2013 New York NY Terminal 5 10/15/2013 Boston MA Paradise Rock Club 10/12/2013 Mexico City ?? Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez 10/11/2013 Austin TX Zilker Park 10/11/2013 Austin TX The Parish 10/09/2013 Tulsa OK Brady Theater 10/07/2013 Nashville TN Nashville Municipal Auditorium 10/05/2013 Grand Prairie TX Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie 10/04/2013 Austin TX Zilker Park 10/01/2013 Phoenix AZ Crescent Ballroom 09/30/2013 Los Angeles CA Fonda Theatre 09/29/2013 San Francisco CA The Independent 09/25/2013 Portland OR Wonder Ballroom 09/24/2013 Vancouver BC Biltmore Cabaret 09/23/2013 Seattle WA Neumos 09/20/2013 Denver CO Bluebird Theater 09/18/2013 Madison WI High Noon Saloon 09/17/2013 Minneapolis MN First Avenue 09/16/2013 Chicago IL Metro 09/15/2013 Columbus OH The Basement 09/14/2013 Rochester Hills MI Meadow Brook Music Festival 09/11/2013 Millvale PA Mr. Small's Funhouse 09/10/2013 Washington DC 9:30 Club 09/05/2013 Newport Iow Robin Hill Country Park 08/30/2013 Salisbury Dor Larmer Tree Gardens 08/23/2013 Leeds Yorkshire Bramham Park 08/16/2013 Skipton Funkirk Estate 07/24/2013 Los Angeles CA El Rey Theatre 07/23/2013 Los Angeles CA El Rey Theatre 07/21/2013 Minneapolis MN Triple Rock Social Club 07/19/2013 Chicago IL Union Park 07/19/2013 Chicago IL Lincoln Hall 07/19/2013 Morrison CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre 07/18/2013 Chicago IL Lincoln Hall 07/16/2013 Toronto ON Mod Club Theatre 07/15/2013 Montreal QC La Tulipe 07/14/2013 Philadelphia PA Union Transfer 07/13/2013 Washington DC Rock and Roll Hotel 07/12/2013 Cambridge MA Middle East - Downstairs 07/11/2013 New York NY Webster Hall 06/26/2013 Pilton Som Worthy Farm 06/21/2013 Hilvarenbeek North Brabant Beekse Bergen 06/20/2013 London London Royal Festival Hall 06/08/2013 Manchester Lancashire Heaton Park 06/06/2013 Paris Ville De Paris La Maroquinerie 05/29/2013 London Red Gallery 05/25/2013 London Lnd Victoria Park 05/22/2013 Barcelona Catalonia Parc del Forum 05/21/2013 Milan Magnolia Club 05/19/2013 Frankfurt am Main Hesse Zoom - Frankfurt 05/17/2013 Berlin BE Lido 05/16/2013 Cologne North Rhine-westphal Gebaude 9 05/15/2013 Amsterdam ?? Melkweg 05/13/2013 Brussels Brussels-capital Reg Botanique 05/09/2013 London Lnd Ministry Of Sound 05/07/2013 Nottingham Ngm Bodega Social 05/01/2013 Sheffield Wyk Queens Social Club 04/19/2013 Indio CA Empire Polo Field 04/18/2013 San Francisco CA The Independent 04/16/2013 Seattle WA Neumos 04/15/2013 Portland OR Bunk Bar 04/12/2013 Indio CA Empire Polo Field 04/11/2013 Los Angeles CA Echo 03/23/2013 Toronto ON Lees Palace 03/19/2013 Brooklyn NY Music Hall of Williamsburg 03/19/2013 Toronto ON Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre 03/18/2013 New York NY Bowery Ballroom 03/15/2013 Austin TX Club De Ville 03/14/2013 Austin TX 1100 Warehouse 02/23/2013 Paris Ile Nouveau Casino 02/21/2013 London London Electric Ballroom 01/17/2013 London London Birthdays
Savages Tour Dates 2012
date city state venue 11/07/2012 Manchester Man Manchester Gorilla 11/06/2012 Birmingham Birmingham The Rainbow 11/04/2012 Utrecht Ekko 11/02/2012 Nijmegen GE Merleyn 10/19/2012 New York NY Mercury Lounge 10/17/2012 Brooklyn NY Glasslands Gallery 10/11/2012 London Lnd Electrowerkz 10/10/2012 London Lnd Electrowerkz 09/01/2012 London Isl Shoreditch Park 08/31/2012 Salisbury Dor Larmer Tree Gardens 08/24/2012 Leeds Yorkshire Bramham Park 08/17/2012 Leicester Leicestershire De Montfort Hall 08/07/2012 Brighton Bnh The Haunt 08/06/2012 Southampton Southampton Joiners