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Xiu Xiu w/Le Feeling & Terror Forms — CANCELLED

Sun, Sep 29, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Xiu Xiu


We regret to announce Xiu Xiu’s current tour, including their show scheduled for Sunday, September 29 at The Press Room, has been cancelled. For more information on the cancellation, their record label has released an official statement.

Because no makeup dates are currently planned we will be issuing refunds to all ticket buyers on or before Monday, September 23. 

Doors at 7pm | Show at 8pm | 21+
$12 Advanced | $15 Day of Show 

About Xiu Xiu

Xiu Xiu was born on a dance floor, arriving alone at the club and going home alone from the club.

That night the first Xiu Xiu song, Jennifer Lopez, was recorded. Its line, “is it tough to watch, Friday after Friday!?,” began what Xiu Xiu was going to try to say. The songs would always be about specific events in the personal lives of the band, the people close to them, and about the social and economic politics that effect and deform subjugated life from everywhere in this wobbling, wreck of a solar system.

Over the course of 15 7″s, five EPs, six collaboration albums and ten full lengths Xiu Xiu has never shied away from any topic that is honest and meaningful to them. Their songs are about gender dysphoria, suicide, loneliness, going insane, child soldiers, the tsunami in Indonesia, hideous sex, the Sanrio character Pandapple, abortion politics, incest, cats, queer life, being raped by the police, and the individual responsibility of U.S. military personnel for the families they murder. Somehow within all of this, cuteness attempts to find a way to embrace death and horrible emotion.

The music is drawn from British post punk and synth pop, modern Western classical, noise and experimental music, Asian percussion music, American folk, torch singers, house, techno, and 1950s rock n roll.

Starting in isolation in San Jose, California in 2002, Xiu Xiu has relentlessly toured all over the world since. San Jose is a rotten place to be, so relentless touring was a way to get AWAY!



About Le Feeling

Le Feeling is a musical entity from Providence, Rhode Island that creates and performs live soundtracks to radical, often censored, queer films.



Sun, Sep 29, 2019
8:00 pm 11:00 pm
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The Press Room – Upstairs
77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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