Violent Femmes

Wall Street Theater

From Oct 18 to Jan 01, 1970
8:00 pm - 12:00 am


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Violent Femmes formed in 1981 as an acoustic punk band playing on the streets of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Their main influences at that time were Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps and The Velvet Underground. Their goal was to rock harder than any other acoustic act on the planet.
After being rejected for an audition by a local nightclub, the Femmes set up outside a Pretenders gig and began to play. Pretenders’ lead singer Chrissie Hynde asked them to open that night’s show, which gave the young band a publicity boost and caught the attention of Richard Hell, who invited the Femmes to open for him in NYC. A rave review in the New York Times eventually led to a record deal, which in turn spawned wo

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Contact Email: boxoffice@wallstreettheater.org

Contact Phone: (203) 831-5004

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Ticket Information

$49.50 - $100

Venue

Wall Street Theater
71 Wall Street
Norwalk, CT 06850

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Parking Info

Paid parking is available on the street, in the Art Park located behind the theater, and the Yankee Doodle Parking garage on Burnell Blvd a block away from the theater.

Accessibility Info

  • wheelchair-access