If you were to walk into a crowded bar and loudly announce that NOFX were celebrating their 40th anniversary, chances are that more than a few people would get struck with a kind of existential ennui, their eyes drifting off into the middle distance as they ponder the cruel passage of time. In fact, this may be the same reaction NOFX had when they realized this milestone was approaching, as they’ve taken the opportunity to call it a day and hit that sweet retirement. Not ones to go out on a whimper, though, NOFX decided to tackle their farewell tour by hitting 40 cities and playing 40 songs per show.
When NOFX hits Tacoma, it’ll be as part of the Punk in Drublic festival at the LeMay Car Museum, which has played host to the wild, beer-soaked event in the past. The punk legends will once more be joined by fellow mosh pit heavy-hitters like Pennywise, the Circle Jerks, the Suicide Machines, Strung Out, and more – including local acts the Drowns and Hilltop Rats. NOFX are looking to blow out this event, playing two sets per night, and four entire albums over the course of the weekend: Punk in Drublic, The War on Errorism, So Long & Thanks for All the Shoes, and Self Entitled.
With a profound amount of beer being provided by local breweries, there will be plenty onhand to toast to the band, whose true final show will be the ringing in your ears for days after NOFX are long gone.
July 22 & 23
LeMay – America’s Car Museum
All Ages, 12pm-11pm, Tickets Starting at $79
2702 E D St.
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