In case you missed it, Tickle Me Pink is playing a reunion show next month in its hometown of Ft. Collins.
Fans of the band that have been begging to see the guys back on stage again (or perhaps never got the chance), will have their prayers answered in a few weeks when the guys get back together for a show at Hodi's Half Note on Saturday, August 13.
The quartet — which featured frontman Sean Kennedy, guitarists Joey Barba and Steven Beck, and drummer Stefan Runstrom — played their last show a little more than five years ago. The band regrouped and soldiered on for three years after losing beloved bassist and co-founder Johnny Schou, who passed away tragically at the age of 22.
It was an incredibly sad day for the Colorado music scene. Schou died on July 1, 2008, the very day that his band issued its national debut album, Madeline, on Wind-Up Records. What should have been a day of celebration, instead became a collective day of grieving for an entire community, with fans gathering at Independent Records on Colfax to comfort one another.
While there's no word yet on whether this date is a special one-off or marks the official launch of a new beginning, you can bet that a bunch of fans in Colorado and across the country will be, well, tickled pink when they hear the news.
Tickets for the show, which also includes In the Whale and Slow Caves, are $15 in advance ($20 day of the show) and on sale now at Ticketfly.