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Reverb Lounge

Pkew Pkew Pkew / Light Speed Highway / Pop Shove-It / Valley Street at Reverb Lounge

Canadian pop punk/skate punk band Pkew Pkew Pkew come to Omaha!

Pkew Pkew Pkew / Light Speed Highway / Pop Shove-It / Valley Street at Reverb Lounge

Time & Location

Aug 22, 8:00 PM

Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Ave, Omaha, NE 68104, USA

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Black Heart Booking presents...

Pkew Pkew Pkew - punk/skate punk from Toronto, Canada https://www.facebook.com/PkewX3 https://pkewx3.bandcamp.com/

Light Speed Highway - Pop Punk/Emo/Indie Rock from Omaha, NE https://www.facebook.com/lightspeedhwymusic/ https://lightspeedhighway.bandcamp.com/

Pop Shove-It - Omaha's premier cover band for your favorite skate punk, pop punk, and emo songs. https://www.facebook.com/PopShoveItNE

Valley Street (Omaha punk rock) https://www.facebook.com/ValleyStreetband https://www.instagram.com/valley_street/

at Reverb Lounge All Ages Show $12 advance / $15 day of show doors at 7 PM / Show at 8 PM

There might have been a time when Toronto’s Pkew Pkew Pkew were the sort of punk band who reveled, unquestioningly, in the grimy chaos of the mosh pit, or an up-until-the-sun bender, or a skate session in an abandoned pool. But things have changed: the pit started to feel more like a workout, the bender gave way to a crushing hangover, and someone broke their wrist in that abandoned pool. That doesn’t mean that Mike Warne (guitars/vocals), Ryan McKinley (guitars/vocals), Emmett O’Reilly (bass/vocals) and David Laino (drums) will stop doing these things; it just means they realize they’re not good for them. So why don’t they stop?

Their new material doesn’t offer any solutions, but instead catalogues these behaviors with unflinching clarity and precision. Warne writes in the same tongue as plot-driven realists like The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn, not tra