Post-hardcore band Scary Kids Scaring Kids brings ‘City Sleeps’ anniversary tour to Tampa next week

The show is on Tuesday at Orpheum.

click to enlarge Scary Kids Scaring Kids, which plays Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on Sept. 28, 2021. - scarykidsscaringkids/Facebook
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Scary Kids Scaring Kids, which plays Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida on Sept. 28, 2021.

American post-hardcore band Scary Kids Scaring Kids (SKSK) is in Tampa next week to celebrate the 15th anniversary of its debut album The City Sleeps in Flames (technically the anny was last year, but COVID).

The Arizona band has made it through some tough times including the 2014 death of its original lead singer in 2014, and is now back together since 2019, with a few new members. Seattle’s The Classic Crime, Lexington’s Picturesque and “disruptive rock” band The Villa join in for the East Coast tour.

Scary Kids Scaring Kids/The Classic Crime/Picturesque/The Villa. Tuesday. Sept. 28, 6 p.m. $22-$40. The Orpheum, Ybor City. theorpheum.com

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