Mod/power pop pioneers Peter Case and Paul Collins,
who first banded together in the seminal new wave band the Nerves, are going on tour together. They're skipping Orange County, but on Mar. 7 they'll be at the Echo in LA, Mar. 8 in San Diego at Bar Pink, and Mar. 9 at Pioneertown (near Joshua Tree) at Pappy & Harriet's–so there are enough SoCal venues on their list.
The tour will see Case and Collins performing songs from the Plimsouls (which Case played in after the Nerves) and the Beat and the Breakaways for Collins.
They'll have a full band, so they'll probably be playing a load of gems on this eight-week tour.
Case is also set to release Beach Town
Confidential, a live album of Plimsouls material recorded onstage at
the Golden Bear in Huntington Beach, CA, on Aug. 13, 1983, when the
four-piece was at the height of their fame. “Beach Town Confidential,”
featuring six songs that have never been recorded by the Plimsouls
before, will be released on Feb. 7.
- Paul Collins is a Power Papa
- Peter Case has a Serious Heart
- Whatever Happened to the Golden Bear Club?