Win a spot for your band to open for the Queers

The Queers have a new album coming out on November 16, 2010 called Back to the Basement. They will embark on a US tour st starting November 11th in Pensacola, FL. This time through they're bringing their friends Kepi Ghoulie and The Riptides along for the journey, but they also want your band too.

The following contest is for your band to open for the queers. We will have a virtual talent contest. Just send us a link to your music whether it be myspace, facebook, youtube.. or whatever. But nothing to be downloaded. And the punknews staff will pick a winner in each city on this tour. Take a look at the tour dates below and if you are from any of the following cities(or close by) then go ahead and submit your band to open the show.


  • an opening slot for one show with the QUEERS, KEPI GHOULIE, and THE RIPTIDES.
  • each winner will also receive a prize pack consisting of QUEERS T-SHIRTS, CD'S, and POSTERS


  1. Open to all bands who are local to the cities on tour.
  2. Send an email to
  3. will only contact you if you win.
  4. You also give us permission to use your first name and city when announcing the winners.
  5. All entries must be received by September 27th.
  6. Each entry needs to send a link to their music, but nothing to be downloaded. Easiest thing to do is send us to your myspace player.

FORM should have the following:

  • CITY
November 11, 2010Pensacola, FLVinyl Music Hall
November 12, 2010New Orleans, LAOne Eyed Jacks
November 13, 2010Houston, TXFitzgerald's
November 14, 2010Corpus Christi, TXHouse of Rock
November 16, 2010San Antonio, TXKorova
November 17, 2010Austin, TXRed Seven
November 18, 2010Denton, TXThe Boiler Room
November 19, 2010Oklahoma City, TXThe Conservatory
November 20, 2010Albuquerque, NMthe Launch Pad
November 21, 2010Tempe, AZChaser's
November 23, 2010San Diego, CACasbah
November 24, 2010Victorville, CAVictorville Events Center
November 26, 2010Hollywood, CATroubadour
November 27, 2010San Francisco, CABottom of the Hill
November 28, 2010Santa Cruz, CABlue Lagoon
November 29, 2010Stockton, CAPlea For Peace Youth Center
December 1, 2010Portland, ORDante's
December 3, 2010Seattle, WAEl Corazon
December 4, 2010Spokane, WACretin Hop
December 5, 2010Billings, MTRailyard
December 7, 2010Denver, COMarquis Theater
December 8, 2010Omaha, NESlowdown
December 9, 2010Minneapolis, MNTriple Rock
December 10, 2010Madison, WIFrequency
December 11, 2010Chicago, ILReggie's
December 12, 2010Detroit, MISmall's
December 14, 2010Cleveland, OHGrog Shop
December 15, 2010Newport, KYThe Southgate House
December 16, 2010St. Louis, MOFirebird
December 17, 2010Paducah, KYTwilight Tea and Coffee