The Dollyrots, the dynamic punk-rock trio consisting of Kelly Ogden (bass and vocals) and Luis Cabezas (guitar and vocals), along with current touring drummer Simon Hancock, are gearing up for an action-packed 2024. They’ve just announced a January tour alongside Bowling For Soup and Lit. Additionally, a March tour with Gymshorts as support is on the horizon. Tickets for both upcoming tours are available now.
Before bidding farewell to 2023, The Dollyrots have dropped a punk-infused yet sentimental rendition of the New Year’s Eve classic, “Auld Lang Syne,” released on Wicked Cool Records.
Kelly Ogden reflects on the inspiration behind the rendition, stating, “Usually, when Auld Lang Syne comes on, I feel a bit wistful… I mean, maybe it’s the champagne, but it’s also time to reflect on time passed and what we hope for the future. Hopefully, the future is bright and full of goodness, so we made our version reflect that! And put in a little request for all of us to be better to one another. Maybe this year we can feel happy and hopeful when we hear this version of a classic.”
Their latest album, “Night Owls,” showcases The Dollyrots’ versatility, combining high-energy punk tracks with introspective ballads. The album promises a fresh and engaging listening experience from start to finish, available on various streaming platforms here.
For a more intimate experience, fans can join The Dollyrots’ live-streaming Stageit show on December 23rd. The show promises a cozy atmosphere with holiday classics and rarities, inviting fans to grab a cup of cocoa or Santa’s Secret Sauce.
The upcoming tour dates include a January run with Bowling For Soup and Lit, featuring stops in Florida, Louisiana, and more. In March, The Dollyrots will hit the road again, teaming up with Gymshorts for a series of shows in the Midwest. The complete list of tour dates is available on their website.
As The Dollyrots gear up for an exciting year ahead, their infectious energy and dedication to their craft continue to resonate with fans old and new. Don’t miss the chance to catch them live and experience the punk-rock fervor they bring to every stage.
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