Toms River Rocker, Michale Graves Kicks Off 4 Continent World Tour with Marky Ramone on Friday
Toms River resident and former Misfits front man Michale Graves will soon be going back on tour with Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg. Marky Ramone is best known for the 15 years he spent drumming for Rock ‘n; Roll Hall of Fame punk band, The Ramones, but today he and the band keeps the spirit and music of the Ramones alive for a fan base that now spans three generations.
Last summer, the band’s grueling world tour lasted from May through August. This year, the tour will see Graves, Ramone and the band visiting four continents in three months, starting tomorrow night with two performances in Argentina, at The Roxy in Cordoba and Teatro de Flores in Buenos Aires on St. Patrick’s Day.
The tour kicks off mid-March in Argentina followed by a short U.S. East coast run that will include two hometown area shows for Brooklyn native Marky Ramone (March 28 @ Maxwell’s – Hoboken, NJ & April 1 @ The Bell House – Brooklyn, NY). Following the U.S. leg Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg heads to Greece, Malaysia, Taiwan, China, Vietnam, Germany and the U.K. with more dates to be added. They will also be playing March 30th at the Atlantic City Convention Center in the 2012 Beer Fest.
Festival stops along the tour will include Festival de Guitarra in Barcelona, Ruhrpott Rodeo Festival in Germany, Plymouth Volksfest in the U.K. and Hard Rock Hell Ibiza Road Trip in Spain.
Marky Ramone along with ex-Misfits frontman Michale Graves will be joined by Crazy Joe on guitar and Graham vanderVeen on bass.
Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg Tour Schedule
- March 16 – Cordoba, Argentina @ The Roxy
- March 17 – Buenos Aires, Argentina @ Teatro de Flores
- March 28 – Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell’s
- March 29 – Stroudsburg, PA @ Sherman Theater
- March 30 – Atlantic City, NJ @ Atlantic City Convention Center
- March 31 – Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
- April 1 – Brooklyn, NY @ The Bell House
- April 4 – Thessaloniki, Greece @ Mylos
- April 5 – Ioannina, Greece @ Boxx Live Stage
- April 6 – Patras, Greece @ Akti Dimeon
- April 7 – Athens, Greece @ Gagarin 205
- April 8 – Larissa, Greece @ All Alive Stage
- April 15 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia @ KL Live
- April 18 – Taipei, Taiwan @ The Legacy
- April 20 – Beijing, China @ Yugongyishan
- April 21 – Shanghai, China @ TBC
- April 22 – Macau, China @ Hard Rock Café
- April 24 – Hong Kong, China @ Hard Rock Café
- April 26 – Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam @ Hard Rock Café
- May 24 – Madrid, Spain @ Gruta 77
- May 26 – Barcelona, Spain @ Apolo (Festival de Guitarra)
- May 27 – Hunxe, Germany @ Ruhrpott Rodeo Festival
- June 2 – Plymouth, UK @ Newnham Park (Plymouth Volksfest)
- June 5 – Ibiza, Spain @ Hard Rock Hell Ibiza Road Trip