GY!BE California Mini-Tour
2011-12-06 by Ryan Kroner | 103 Comments

Godspeed You! Black Emperor have announced a brief run of California tour dates for April 2012, most of which take place in San Francisco.

4/15 Big Sur, CA: Fernwood Resort

4/16 San Francisco, CA: Great American Music Hall

4/17 San Francisco, CA: Great American Music Hall

4/18 San Francisco, CA: Great American Music Hall

4/19 San Francisco, CA: Great American Music Hall

4/20 San Francisco, CA: Great American Music Hall

http://www.prefixmag.com/news/godspeed-you-black-emperor-playing-california-show/59372/

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guitarplaya91
December 7th 2011

484 Comments


Missed them in New York.. They better play again soon.

Ignimbrite
December 7th 2011

5228 Comments


HAHA San Francisco bet u fuckers don't live there WELL I DO gonna be such an awesome week and GONNA GO TO A GY!BE SHOW ON 4/20

god damn it

Scoot
December 7th 2011

17486 Comments


going. i live in vancouver but i don't care

i need to see them again

Kris.
December 7th 2011

11374 Comments


if they're not gonna tour in KC then they need to stop fucking touring period and release a new album dammit

Scoot
December 7th 2011

17486 Comments


also

"and speculation will no doubt mount that they will debut new material at these forthcoming shows."

cum

ZombicidalMan
December 7th 2011

1230 Comments


^

I have to see them before I die, dammit.

someguest
December 7th 2011

18904 Comments


4/16 San Francisco, CA: Great American Music Hall

4/17 San Francisco, CA: Great American Music Hall

4/18 San Francisco, CA: Great American Music Hall

4/19 San Francisco, CA: Great American Music Hall

4/20 San Francisco, CA: Great American Music Hall


first gays ruin marriage, then they ruin gy!be

o man god is pissed

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tomr4
December 7th 2011

191 Comments


wish there was a los angeles date.

maybe I'll make the drive for the 4/20 show.

Samshine
December 7th 2011

1035 Comments


Well, looks like i'm skipping my finals next semester to go down to california. Graduating is over rated anyways.

Scoot
December 7th 2011

17486 Comments


that's the spirit

Samshine
December 7th 2011

1035 Comments


Thought you'd appreciate that

Scoot
December 7th 2011

17486 Comments


why do they have to play the first show on a sunday, dammit?

wouldn't it make more sense to start on a thursday or something and go over the weekend?

klap
Staff Reviewer
December 7th 2011

10003 Comments


fucking NorCal

Samshine
December 7th 2011

1035 Comments


'wouldn't it make more sense to start on a thursday or something and go over the weekend?'

nope, because that would make it too simple for poor old sam to take time off school to fly down there

Ignimbrite
December 7th 2011

5228 Comments


NorCal m/ we are the best

North0House2
December 7th 2011

5617 Comments


COME TO COLORADO EVEN IF I'D BE THE ONLY PERSON AT THE SHOW PLEASE. NO ONE EVER COMES THROUGH COLORADO UGHGGHGHGH.

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Scoot
December 7th 2011

17486 Comments



1696
WestJet Vancouver (YVR) 08:00 AM Los Angeles (LAX) 10:42 AM 0 2 hours
42 minutes $213.99 CAD
5054
WestJet
Operated by: American Airlines

Los Angeles (LAX) 02:30 PM San Francisco (SFO) 03:45 PM 0 1 hour
15 minutes

done

Ignimbrite
December 7th 2011

5228 Comments


I might be coming through your state for a 4-year run of college dates. Even better than GY!BE, if you ask me.

klap
Staff Reviewer
December 7th 2011

10003 Comments


you can't fly direct to SF from Vancouver?

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
December 7th 2011

48561 Comments


Now I wish I had gone to San Francisco State

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Samshine
December 7th 2011

1035 Comments


This would happen, when i just dropped all my money on tuition too... fuck

Samshine
December 7th 2011

1035 Comments


'you can't fly direct to SF from Vancouver?'

cheaper to fly out of seattle

Scoot
December 7th 2011

17486 Comments


maybe

Samshine
December 7th 2011

1035 Comments


check it. Were fucking going, i don't care.

Scoot
December 7th 2011

17486 Comments


oh i know. i feel like i got off easy paying 30 dollars for a show i would have paid 500 for

Ignimbrite
December 7th 2011

5228 Comments


how fast do these tickets sell?

Scoot
December 7th 2011

17486 Comments


i blinked and the vancouver one was sold out

that fast

Scoot
December 7th 2011

17486 Comments


just so there's no confusion:

tickets go on sale Sunday, December 11, 2011 @ 10:00 AM US/Pacific

Ignimbrite
December 7th 2011

5228 Comments


well, that *was* a reunion tour... the thing is that I need to organize things with some friends who also want to go, so I can't pull the trigger right away.

Nomos
December 7th 2011

746 Comments


Uh oh, bad post-rock band news, sputnik goes nuts.

In other news, Isis is bad and I'll be banned for saying so

Ignimbrite
December 7th 2011

5228 Comments


hey guys i think godspeed and isis are bad wow i am so cool and contrarian do you guys think i am cool

North0House2
December 7th 2011

5617 Comments


"Uh oh, bad post-rock band news, sputnik goes nuts.

In other news, Isis is bad and I'll be banned for saying so"

I don't know what you mean. GY!BE is legendary and Isis is awesome. Soooo, I honestly can't possibly comprehend what you have said.

TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
December 7th 2011

6925 Comments


I get so tired of seeing states get 6 fucking shows from bands I'd absolutely love to see. Might have to make the drive over there for this.

Samshine
December 7th 2011

1035 Comments


^ this

craigy2
December 7th 2011

550 Comments


Trebor, SF State ain't all that great. But getting to see these guys definitely will be! Chances are they'll play Coachella as well, so I will probably see them at least twice that week

InAbsentia
December 7th 2011

3542 Comments


I'll wake up at 9:50 this sunday. I'll probably end up going to all 5 shows.

Eons
December 7th 2011

396 Comments


Overrated at best , abysmal & pretentiously awful at worst. This band lives off of whiny hipster bandwagon rider's parents money.

InAbsentia
December 7th 2011

3542 Comments


Get the fuck out.

Dummit
December 7th 2011

333 Comments


good thing im moving to SF in January. :D

InAbsentia
December 7th 2011

3542 Comments


Lucky you... I love San Francisco.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
December 7th 2011

20230 Comments


how am I gonna get there from the UK

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demigod!
December 7th 2011

40970 Comments


Wish I lived in Cali even more now. damn.

MoosechriS
December 7th 2011

4643 Comments


Now all they need to do is announce a new album release

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Ending
December 7th 2011

1861 Comments


Dammit come on East coast.

Relinquished
December 7th 2011

22391 Comments


fuck it I'm going

ZilbelPing
December 7th 2011

5788 Comments


Aaaaaand a big "Fuck You!!!!!" to whoever's going to this.

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
December 7th 2011

23652 Comments


if only i was back home in time I would go to all these shows, but I wont be. Im hoping this means that there will be much more touring in the future though

also:

" Overrated at best , abysmal & pretentiously awful at worst. This band lives off of whiny hipster bandwagon rider's parents money."

hahahaha. youre such a fucking hipster and you dont even know it.

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Zorak
December 7th 2011

3188 Comments


California you lucky assholes

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
December 7th 2011

23652 Comments


"Overrated at best , abysmal & pretentiously awful at worst."

5 classic
Black Sabbath Master Of Reality
Creed My Own Prison
Ke$ha Animal
Lil Wayne I Am Not A Human Being
Opeth Blackwater Park
Opeth Ghost Reveries
Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse
Power of Zeus The Gospel According to Zeus

Zorak
December 7th 2011

3188 Comments


Ke$ha is a fucking classic aids. Why you talkin shit?

No really, she sucks ass.

LegendofPittman
December 7th 2011

2928 Comments


POSTROCK SUX
GODSPED SUX
YOU GAIZ SUX

Cheesesandwich2
December 7th 2011

85 Comments


Damn it come back to the midwest someday. I missed the St. Louis show on my birthday a couple years back

BenedictVII
December 7th 2011

369 Comments


Hello road trip? Got to find some buddies before sunday.

TheVoiceAndTheSnake
December 7th 2011

3663 Comments


I live in texas -_-

zxlkho
December 7th 2011

3425 Comments


I've never been more jealous of anything in my entire life. Fuck you San Francisco.

North0House2
December 7th 2011

5617 Comments


"I get so tired of seeing states get 6 fucking shows from bands I'd absolutely love to see. Might have to make the drive over there for this."

Except it seems that most bands that tour the US rarely hit states in the West like Utah, Colorado, the Dakotas, Idaho, Montana, etc... They always go straight to California or Texas lol. It bums me out.

bigguytoo9
December 7th 2011

222 Comments


I saw Godspeed on the first date of the NA tour in Feb. I kid you not when I say, it was underwhelming. After seeing Sigur Ros live 6 years ago, no other post rock band has come close to that performance.

Tyrannic
December 7th 2011

3224 Comments


who from the chicago areas wants to road trip this? If i see them play sleep I'll never listen to music again.

Scoot
December 7th 2011

17486 Comments


"I saw Godspeed on the first date of the NA tour in Feb. I kid you not when I say, it was underwhelming. After seeing Sigur Ros live 6 years ago, no other post rock band has come close to that performance."

i was at that same show and you must have been asleep or something

klap
Staff Reviewer
December 7th 2011

10003 Comments


people live in Idaho?

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
December 7th 2011

23652 Comments


bigguytoo, I think I saw you post something like that before.

and again, I assure you that you were the only person who felt that way. that was far and away the best concert/show I have ever seen.

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
December 7th 2011

23652 Comments


and Rudy so help me god if you don't go to all these shows I will beat your ass raw

InAbsentia
December 7th 2011

3542 Comments


A lot of people are getting jealous.

Feels good, man...

North0House2
December 7th 2011

5617 Comments


"people live in Idaho?"

I guess so. All I know is that it's like the Utah of potatoes in terms of Mormon content, and land there's really cheap.

Duderino
December 7th 2011

827 Comments


saw them earlier this year, they were terrible

Duderino
December 7th 2011

827 Comments


just kidding, one of the best shows i've been to

InAbsentia
December 7th 2011

3542 Comments


You're walking on thin ice, Duderino.

InAbsentia
December 7th 2011

3542 Comments


Oh, good.

djunior
December 7th 2011

615 Comments


son of a bitch! Im moving to SF in July.


so weak

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DoncaMatic
December 7th 2011

12 Comments


Coachella is at the exact same time...and oddly enough Godspeed is playing the week in between both dates. Awhhh hellll.

klap
Staff Reviewer
December 7th 2011

10003 Comments


san francisco is a fucking drive aids and i saw them earlier this year. i bet they'll be at coachella anyways

Taxt
December 7th 2011

584 Comments


I drove 13 hours to see them in February...might have to do it again

TheFifthEye
December 7th 2011

121 Comments


Cry all you want. "I live in Texas". Boo-fucking-hoo. I live in Sweden so it's not really "just a drive" for me. Sorry if I sound angry or something btw. It's my viking instinct.

Anyways, I'm hoping for new tracks and news on a how the album is going.

lancebramsay
December 7th 2011

1585 Comments


I would love to film these guys play so we could re experience their concerts whenever we please

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
December 7th 2011

23652 Comments


"Coachella is at the exact same time...and oddly enough Godspeed is playing the week in between both dates. Awhhh hellll."

"san francisco is a fucking drive aids and i saw them earlier this year. i bet they'll be at coachella anyways"

fuck anyone who is going to Coachella. so hard. in the ass.

Eko
December 7th 2011

2119 Comments


they'll never come to texas.

Josh D.
December 7th 2011

13967 Comments


Can't call a bunch of shows in one city a "mini-tour", but cool. Congrats on the shows, NoCalians. Or NoCalites.


Gays?

Tyrannic
December 7th 2011

3224 Comments


Anyone from idaho i can pick up as long as they provide between 1-2 of either gas, grass, or ass.

Josh D.
December 7th 2011

13967 Comments


I can entertain you with a riveting game of jacks.

Ignimbrite
December 7th 2011

5228 Comments


Whoa, I was just on moaropeth browsing all of Josh D.'s entries, thinking about how it's been a while since I'd seen the guy. I log onto Sputnik, and lo and behold.

klap
Staff Reviewer
December 7th 2011

10003 Comments


aids if you're willing to travel to san francisco you should be willing to travel to coachella...extra six hours of driving WHO CARES

Tyrannic
December 7th 2011

3224 Comments


i hear jacks can i get a dimebag? anybody?

AgentZero
December 7th 2011

319 Comments


Had trouble seeing the site when it loaded. Had to wipe a creamy white film off the screen. What the...Oh that's why...

InAbsentia
December 7th 2011

3542 Comments


Yeah. My keyboard had this white sticky substance on it too. Weird...

UnnamedOcean
December 7th 2011

3932 Comments


If I wasn't in college I would certainly buy tickets to see the show, and visit relatives in California as well.

InAbsentia
December 7th 2011

3542 Comments


I couldn't care less about college. Godspeed beats everything.

Relinquished
December 7th 2011

22391 Comments


yeah it's smart to forsake your future for just one band

Relinquished
December 7th 2011

22391 Comments


wait what am I saying I did that before too

InAbsentia
December 7th 2011

3542 Comments


I'm not forsaking my future. I'm just making the semester harder to see my favorite band. It's worth it.

Josh D.
December 7th 2011

13967 Comments


Do er.

YetAnotherBrick
December 8th 2011

4319 Comments


"Uh oh, bad post-rock band news, sputnik goes nuts."

It's one thing to say Godspeed is bad, but saying they're bad post-rock? u fucking dum?

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lancebramsay
December 8th 2011

1585 Comments


u mad?

SpyMan
December 8th 2011

69 Comments


oh
holy
fuck
i have to I HAVE TO GO
edit: and I WILL go. Big Sur is only 40 miles south of me. AWW YEAH BE JELLY

Metamorphosis
December 8th 2011

416 Comments


What the fuck is this! I got excited because I'm in California but fuck that! I'm not going to travel six hours for that shit.

BenedictVII
December 8th 2011

369 Comments


Well guys, got my ticket.

crowing51
December 8th 2011

3444 Comments


Why is it everyone says they are terrible live? I missed their Michigan show this year...had to work but I don't see how they would be horrible live.

InAbsentia
December 8th 2011

3542 Comments


Don't listen to them. I saw them live a few months ago. It was the best night of my life.

YetAnotherBrick
December 8th 2011

4319 Comments


"Why is it everyone says they are terrible live?"

It's sarcasm bro, referring to the fact that this band is famous for how mind-blowingly amazing they are live

InAbsentia
December 8th 2011

3542 Comments


I cried. I'm not even kidding.

YetAnotherBrick
December 8th 2011

4319 Comments


I want to see them soooooooooooooooooooooooooo freaking bad

Imploder
December 15th 2011

187 Comments


this is going to be life-changing

Jash
December 15th 2011

4243 Comments


this is going to be life-changing

totally will be. the night i saw them is still the best night of my life

Imploder
December 15th 2011

187 Comments


i'm trying to decide if i should take acid or not. probably not because i have to drive home after but idk...



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