The B-52s

The journey begins 40 years ago in Athens, Georgia...

 

NEWS

 
 

OCTOBER 26, 2017

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY KEITH!

 

October 21, 2017

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TIME TO GET SPOOKY!

Pre-order this limited edition Skull Tee today! bit.ly/2hkh1Y9

 

september 28, 2017

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THE B-52S ARE ASKING ALL OF THEIR FRIENDS AND FANS TO HELP WITH RELIEF EFFORTS IN HOUSTON, FLORIDA, MEXICO AND PUERTO RICO. 

If you want to help, here are several ways we recommend to donate:
 

Southern Florida

The Community Foundation of The Keys

https://cffk.org 

 

Puerto Rico

UnitedForPuertoRico.com

http://unidosporpuertorico.com/en

 

Houston

To help rescue displaced animals, visit the Houston Humane Society or the San Antonio Humane Society. The Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has set up an animal emergency response hotline (713-861-3010) and is accepting donations on its website

Food Banks - Houston Food Bank and the Food Bank of Corpus Christi are asking for donations. 

 

Mexico

Love Army Mexico

https://www.gofundme.com/lovearmymexico 

 

september 13, 2017

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THE B-52S PREPARE TO CELEBRATE 40TH ANNIVERSARY WITH THE ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

"Throughout their 40-year career, The B-52s only released seven albums, from their self-titled, “Rock Lobster”-bearing debut in 1979 to 2008’s bouncy “Funplex.”

But their reputation is legendary, especially in Georgia, where their art pop/New Wave mirror ball punk first glimmered..." -AJC.com

Read the full article here: http://on-ajc.com/2xz6Tll

 

September 1, 2017

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WAS MACHT EIGENTLICH?

Kate talks B-52s, her career and life with Severin Mevissen of Stern Magazine.

Brush up on your German and check it out here: http://bit.ly/2evI2H5 

 

july 31, 2017

ROCK LOBSTER" AT THE DOWNTOWN CAFE IN ATLANTA, GA 1978!

Flashback Monday…for those who have never seen this super early live footage. Here we are performing “Rock Lobster” at the Downtown Cafe in Atlanta back in 1978!

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2uFV5uD 

 

july 24, 2017

THIS DAY IN ROCK HISTORY....B-52S DEBUT LP RELEASED IN 1979....

"Today in rock history: on this date in 1979, Athens, Georgia party band The B-52s released their self-titled, debut album. Riding the crest of the new wave explosion of the day, the five-piece band and its irresistible first album arrived at the perfect time."

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2uQZFXP 

 

july 22, 2017

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OC, YOU ROCKED!

"The B-52s have been a mainstay at the Pacific Amphitheatre for years, so another appearance as part of the Orange County Fair’s Summer Concert Series initially seemed routine. Yet this time the billing revealed a special addition – the Pacific Symphony." 

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2uKXF3l 

 

july 14, 2017

THANKS FOR THE KIND WORDS, SALON

"No novelty, the B-52s may be the most subversive band America ever gave us"

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2uj9cqr

 

june 29, 2017

LAS VEGAS! JULY 7, 8 AND 9! #SHAQUEDAMOUR

“Vegas is just one of those places that is always full of surprises. It’s got such a great kitschy retro vibe,” Kate Pierson says. And if anyone knows surprising, kitschy and retro, it’s the redheaded singer for the B-52s. The Athens, Georgia, band has been topping party-time playlists for almost 40 years, from “Rock Lobster” onward, through videos, movies, world tours and the Billboard charts."  Continue reading here: http://bit.ly/2slkVok

 

 

june 26, 2017

SOLO PROJECTS AND MORE! 

Hey Everybody! Each of us have a lot going on that you don’t want to miss out on, so we thought we’d give you all an update!

Fred just released limited edition vinyl of his new album - Fred Schneider & the Superions - The Vertical Mind LP’ that you can order here: http://bit.ly/2uaRsd3

Cindy is working on a new album ‘Change’ and has tour dates of her own that you can find here: http://www.cindywilsonb52s.com/

If you haven’t already pick up Kate’s amazing solo album, don’t miss out - ‘Guitars and Microphones.’ Her album is available now on iTunes: http://apple.co/1wSSUKt

 

JUNE 13, 2017

TWO NIGHTS WITH THE BOSTON POPS! 

Boston — we will be playing with the Pops tonight and tomorrow. Also, don’t miss Kate’s Q&A with the DO617 here! http://bit.ly/2skzpUe

 

may 23rd, 2017

 

THE ORLANDO RIBBON PROJECT

We support The 49, Orlando & The Orlando Ribbon Project! Join us on June 12th and wear a rainbow ribbon. #orlandoribbonproject#theribbonmaker

For more information:  www.orlandoribbonproject.com

 

May 19th, 2017

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THE B-52S WITH THE ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Atlanta! We're performing with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra on September 14th & 15th! Tickets on sale now! http://bit.ly/2qtsCoo

 

APRIL 27TH, 2017

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KATE!

Happy Birthday to the amazing Kate Pierson. The past 40 years have been nothing short of fabulous!

We love you!

 

APRIL 7TH, 2017

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SPRING AND SUMMER OF LOVE 2017!

Hitting the road this spring and summer …don’t miss us in a city near you!

 

 

March 20th, 2017

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HOUSE OF BLUES LAS VEGAS TAKEOVER!

The Las Vegas House of Blues will be transformed into The Love Shack!

That’s right…we’re taking over Las Vegas for a special 3-day residency at the House Of Blues July 7, 8 and 9! Tickets on sale now!!

Talk about “Queen Of Las Vegas”!!

Tickets: http://hoblu.es/9CL

 

FEBRUARY 28TH, 2017

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY CINDY!    

Happy Birthday to our wonderful Cindy Wilson.

The past 40 years have been nothing short of incredible!

We love you!