New Order, OMD, Bunnymen, X & more playing Darker Waves fest side shows in November

Huntington Beach, CA’s inaugural Darker Waves Festival happens November 18 with New Order, Tears for Fears, The B-52s, Echo & The Bunnymen, Devo, The Psychedelic Furs, The Human League, OMD, Violent Femmes, The Cardigans, X, and more. The festival is sold out (join the waiting list) but a few of this year’s acts are playing side shows before and after the fest, which have just been announced.

New Order play LA’s YouTube Theater on 11/15; X play Long Beach’s Alex’s Bar on 11/17; Drab Majesty and Provoker play the Observatory OC on 11/18; OMD play House of Blues Anaheim on 11/19; and Echo & The Bunnymen play the Observatory North Park on 11/20.

Tickets for all Darker Waves side shows go on sale Friday, September 29 at 10 AM Pacific.

New Order also just announced a reissue of their classic 12″ singles comp, Substance.

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