Metroschifter Performances

Upcoming Shows

Scott Ritcher will be playing country records at the Stockholm Brewers Festival
Saturday, June 3, 2017, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Orion Theatre, Katarina Bangata 77 in Stockholm, Sweden

For booking contact us at party@metroschifter.com

Tour schedule feeds: Last.fm, iCal/Outlook, Google Calendar, RSS

 

1994

First Tour
Pat McClimans (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal), Mario Rubalcaba (drums)

May 13 with Ozone Kite and United Steel Workers at Unga Bunga, Paducah, Kentucky

May 14 at Blue Moon Records, Louisville

May 15 with The Telephone Man, The Pale Blue Star, and Lather at Cliffhangers, Louisville

May 19 with Die 116 and Three Studies for a Crucifixion at Apollo’s, Columbus, Ohio

May 20 with Die 116, Current and Plaid Retina at the Grounds at University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Michigan

May 21 with Die 116, Enkindel, Into Another and Scab at Morton Community Center, Lafayette, Indiana

May 22 with Prom Nite at Liquid Lounge, Norman, Oklahoma

May 27 with Falling Forward, Strife, Guilt, None Left Standing (and others ?) at the Barrymore Theatre, Madison, Wisconsin

May 28 with Lotus and the Telephone Man at Drew Wilson’s House, Finchville, Kentucky

 

The Five-Week Tour: with Die 116
Pat McClimans (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal), Dave Mason (drums)

Nov. 16 with Cooler at Butchertown Pub, Louisville

Nov. 17 with Die 116, Cause For Alarm, and Hole Shot at the Pipeline, Newark, NJ

Nov. 18 with Die 116, Colossus Of The Fall, and Jasta 14 at the Tune Inn, New Haven, Connecticut

Nov. 19 with Die 116, Earth Crisis, 4 Walls Falling, Pale, and Vigil at University of the Arts, Philadelphia

Nov. 20 with Die 116 and Colossus Of The Fall at Lost Horizon, Syracuse, NY

Nov. 22 with Die 116 at Gumby’s, Huntington, West Virginia

Nov. 23 [plus Chad Castetter on guitar] with Die 116, Falling Forward at Grand Theatre, New Albany, Indiana

Nov. 25 with Die 116 and Felt at the Fireside Bowl, Chicago, Illinois

Nov. 26 with Die 116, Break Ups, and Stick at VFW Hall, Kansas City, Missouri

Nov. 27 with Die 116, Ugly, and Phallus 4 Barrel at Rock Island,Wichita, Kansas

On the Five-Week tour in Washington state, 12/12/94

Nov. 29 with Die 116 and 11th Hour at Mercury Cafe, Denver, Colorado

Nov. 30 with Die 116 and Unbound at Play’s Cool, Salt Lake City, Utah

Dec. 1 with Die 116 and Samuel Adams at the Downtown Performance Center, Tucson, Arizona

Dec. 2 with Die 116, Quicksand, and Orange 9mm at the Nile Theatre, Mesa, Arizona

 

The Five-Week Tour: with Die 116
(drummer change)
Pat McClimans (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal), Mario Rubalcaba (drums)

Dec. 3 with Die 116 and Man Will Surrender at Koo’s Cafe, Santa Ana, California

Dec. 5 with Die 116 at Dream Street, San Diego, California

 

The Five-Week Tour: with Die 116 (resumed)
Pat McClimans (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal), Dave Mason (drums)

Dec. 6 with Die 116, Mean Season and Man Will Surrender at the Icehouse, Fullerton, California

Dec. 8 with Die 116 and Dog Is Dead at John Henry Tavern, Eugene, Oregon

Dec. 9 with Die 116 and some grunge cover band with a keyboard at the Big Dipper, Spokane, Washington

Dec. 11 with Botch and Dead Skin Mask at the Velvet Elvis, Seattle, Washington

Dec. 13 with Die 116 and Caffeine at Jay’s, Missoula, Montana

Dec. 14 with Die 116, Wax and Hangar 18 at the Twilight Zone, Rapid City, South Dakota

Dec. 15 with Die 116 and ? at Dremly Studios, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Pat McClimans (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal), Dave Mason (drums)

Dec. 16 with Ballsniffer at the Fletch, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Dec. 17, with Ugly But Proud at the Falcon Theatre, Hamtramck , Michigan

Dec. 18 [plus Chad Castetter on guitar, and we did the first half of the set with Dave Mason on drums and the second half with Mario Rubalcaba] with ? at Club Nowhere, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

Chad Castetter (guitar), Pat McClimans (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal), Mario Rubalcaba (drums)

Dec. 19 with Colossus Of The Fall at some club, Toldeo, Ohio

Dec. 23 with Experimental Pollen Enselmble at Chicago Rob’s Pizza, Louisville

 

Chad Castetter (guitar), Scott Ritcher (bass/vocal), Mario Rubalcaba (drums)

Dec. 31 at Scott’s parents house, Middletown, Kentucky (New Year’s party)

 

1995

Chad Castetter (guitar), Pat McClimans (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal), Kevin Coultas (drums)

Mar. 5 with Amaroq, Samuel at Andy Tinsley’s house, Louisville (YouTube video from this show: Forward and Link)

Mar. 24 with Evergreen, Crain, King Kong, Wino, Hedge, Eleven Eleven and ? at the Grand Theatre, New Albany, Indiana (St. Francis High School Battle of the Bands)

May 6 (all-instrumental show on Derby Day) at Blue Moon Records, Louisville (YouTube video from this show: Square)

May 7 with some out of town bands ? at Andy Tinsley’s house, Louisville

Fireside Bowl, Chicago, 6/1/95

May 7 with Blangk, Union, and Eleven Eleven at Musselwhite & Meinhart Law Offices, Radcliff, Kentucky

May 14 with Kinghorse, Crain, Hedge, Amaroq, Pale Blue Star, and Out at the Brewery Thunderdome, Louisville (End-of-Slamdek Blowout)

 

Chad Castetter (guitar), Pat McClimans (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal), Kyle Crabtree (drums)

May 19 with Colossus of the Fall and 5 Story Fall at ?, Toledo, Ohio

May 20 with Roosevelt’s Inaugural Parade and ? at the Hamtramck House, Detroit, Michigan

May 21 with ? at Fourth Coast Coffee House, Kalamazoo, Michigan

 

Chad Castetter (guitar), Pat McClimans (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal), Mario Rubalcaba (drums)

Pat in Prague, 12/21/98

May 25 with Amaroq and En-dive at C.O.C., Muncie, Indiana

May 26 with Eleven Eleven at Door No.3, Lafayette, Indiana

May 27 with thePromise Ring, Amaroq and ? at ?, Madison, Wisconsin

June 1 with Kerosene 454 and ? at the Fireside Bowl, Chicago, Illinois

 

Chad Castetter (guitar), Pat McClimans (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal), Kevin Coultas (drums)

June 17 with Ruby Falls and ? at ?, Dayton, Ohio (More Than Music Festival)

 

Chad Castetter (guitar), Pat McClimans (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal), Kyle Crabtree (drums)

Nov. 23 with Church Of Astronauts at Blue Moon Records, Louisville

Nov. 25 with Hedge and Litmus at the Cherokee, Louisville (YouTube videos from this show: Finder, Drive / Shit Harvester, Flat / Whatever’s Wrong With Me Is Here to Stay.)

 

1996

Chad Castetter (guitar), Pat McClimans (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal), Kyle Crabtree (drums)

Mar. 29 with Shift, Chamberlain, and Omaha at Westbeth Theatre, New York City

Mar. 31 with Chamberlain, Omaha, Cable and ? at Maxeluna’s, Plainville, Connecticut

April 19 with Guilt, Endive, North Lake United Methodist Church, Chicago, Illinois

April 28 with Wino at the Cherokee, Louisville

May 31 with Elliott and Wino at some old folks home, Canton, Ohio

July 13 with Elliott and Needlepoint Book at the Grounds Coffeehouse, Detroit, Michigan

 

Death From the Skies Tour: with the Rachel’s Band
Chad Castetter (guitar), Pat McClimans (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal), Kyle Crabtree (drums), plus film projections by Greg King

Aug. 21 with The Rachel’s at the Magic Stick, Detroit, Michigan

Aug. 22 with The Rachel’s and Quixote at Club Soda, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Aug. 23 with The Rachel’s at the Lounge Ax, Chicago, Illinois

Aug. 30 with The Rachel’s at Clifton Center Theatre, Louisville

Pat and Scott on the Death From the Skies Tour, 8/31/96

 

 

First European Tour: with Omaha
Chris Reinstatler (drums), Mark Ritcher (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

Dec. 12 with Omaha and The Mouthfuls at Frankie’s, Toledo, Ohio

Dec. 15 with Omaha and The Love Boat at Irish Pub, Karlsruhe, Germany

Dec. 17 with Omaha and Evergreen (not the one from Louisville) at Confino’s Squat, Cesena, Italy

Dec. 18 with Omaha, Washer at C.S.O.A. Brancaleone, Rome, Italy

Dec. 19 with Omaha at The Tube, Padova, Italy

Dec. 21 with Omaha, Water Breaks Stone, Scud, Still, and Strahler, at Kuckucksei, Nürtigen, Germany

Metroschifter, Water Breaks Stone and Omaha at Potsdam, Germany, 12/31/96

Dec. 22 with Omaha at ?, Saarbrücken, Germany

Dec. 23 with Omaha and Water Breaks Stone at the Jugendzentrum, Espelkamp, Germany

Dec. 24 with Omaha and Water Breaks Stone at the Jugendzentrum, Roßwein, Germany

Dec. 25 with Omaha and Water Breaks Stone and Grünenstraße, Bremen, Germany

Dec. 26 with Omaha and Water Breaks Stone at AKKU, Immenhausen, Germany

Dec. 27 with Omaha, Water Breaks Stone, Dawnbreed, and Ache Born at Tryptikon, Münster, Germany

Dec. 28 with Omaha and Water Breaks Stone at Lindfabrik, Kortich, Belgium

Dec. 29 with Omaha and Water Breaks Stone at Alhambra, Oldenburg, Germany

Dec. 30 with Omaha and Water Breaks Stone at the Jugendzentrum, Erfurt, Germany

Dec. 31 with Omaha and Water Breaks Stone at Anvil, Potsdam, Germany

 

1997

Some heavy metal dude on stage jamming after midnight on New Year’s in Potsdam Germany, 1/1/97

First European Tour: with Omaha (continued)
Chris Reinstatler (drums), Mark Ritcher (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

Jan. 2 with Omaha at 007, Prague, Czech Republic

Jan. 3 with Omaha and Water Breaks Stone at Conne Island, Leipzig, Germany

Jan. 4 with Omaha, Water Breaks Stone and ? at the Schreinerei, Schweinfurt, Germany

Jan. 5 with Omaha and Water Breaks Stone at the Jugendzentrum, Münster Depot

 

Chris Reinstatler (drums), Pat McClimans (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

Feb. 28 with Tramlaw and ? at Wesleyan Foundation, Lafayette, Indiana

Mar. 2 with Lifetime and Elliott at the Fireside Bowl, Chicago, Illinois

Mar. 31 with Hedge and 4 Rose Society in Jefferson Square, Louisville (Rally against the Louisville Youth Curfew) (YouTube video from this show: Whatever’s Wrong With Me Is Here To Stay)

 

Chris Reinstatler (drums), Mark Ritcher (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

April 11 with Eleven Eleven, Duncan Barlow, Ron Whitehead, Itch House, and ? at University of Louisville Humanities Auditorium, Louisville

Jan Grünwald and Sammy Rippberger of Water Breaks Stone schooling Chris Reinstatler and Mark Ritcher at a German game of Kicker

Chris Reinstatler (drums), Pat McClimans (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

June 7 with The Shipping News and Cars Get Crushed at Sugar Doe Cafe, Louisville

 

Metroschifter 4 Tour
Dave Cook (bass), Chris Reinstatler (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

July 4 with The Get Up Kids, McAffee, and ? at Sparks, Louisville

July 5 with The Loved at a practice space near the SOB Warehouse, Cincinnati, Ohio

July 6 with Thoughts Of Ionesco, Empire State Games and ? at Pharoh’s Golden Cup, Detroit, Michigan

July 7 with Failsafe and CHC at Westport Community Building, Chesterton, Indiana

July 8 with Bound, Kid Kilowatt, and Close Call at the Space, Worcester, Massachusetts (90)

July 9 with Miltown and Moses at the Z-Bar, New York City

July 10 at New York University, live radio broadcast on WNYU-FM, New York City

 

Metroschifter 4 European Tour
Brendan Bogosian (bass), Chris Reinstatler (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

Aug. 1 with Despair and Stampin Ground at Rhenania, Köln, Germany

Aug. 2 with Oil at De Hemel Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Aug. 3 with Despair, Stampin Ground, Kick Back, Morning Again, and ? at Zaal Nieuwenborgh, Dilsen, Belgium (Ultimate HC Fest)

Aug. 5 with Fju:L and Esel at the Felsenkeller, Höxter, Germany

Aug. 6 with Loose (35007) at Gleis 22, Münster, Germany (Metroschifter’s 100th show)

Aug. 7 with Despair and Stampin Ground at AJZ, Bielefeld, Germany

Aug. 8 at the Korax, Erfurt, Germany

Aug. 9 with Despair, Stampin Ground, Disrespect, and Viel, at the KFZ, Schleiz, Germany

Aug. 10 with ? at the Rock Cafe Electra, Cheb, Czech Republic

Aug. 12 with ? at Alter Schlachthof, Wels, Austria

Aug. 14 with Vincent’s Ear at the Juz, Roßwein, Germany

Aug. 15 with Despair and Racial Abuse at the Schreinerei, Schweinfurt, Germany

Aug. 16 with Serene, Culture, Spirit Of Youth, Blindfold, and ? at the Vortin Vis, Ieper (Ypres), Belgium

Aug. 18 with Abhinanda, Broccoli, and Star Market at some place, Brighton, England

Aug. 20 (afternoon) with Broccoli at Shake Some Action Records, Croydon, England

Aug. 20 (night) with Broccoli at 121 Squat, Brixton, England

Aug. 21 with Broccoli and Chopper at Feast & Farkin Pub, Leeds, England

Aug. 22 with Broccoli and Grover at some Guinan’s Pub, Liverpool, England (Hört’s 50th show with Metroschifter)

 

 1998

 

Pat proving how bad he is at Megalomania in Bowling Green, Ohio, while on the Burrito Tour, 3/27/98

 

Pat McClimans (bass), Chris Reinstatler (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

Feb. 20 with Mcaffee and The Aasee Lake at the Sugar Doe Cafe, Louisville

Feb. 27 with The Enkindels, Adversary, Discouraged and CHC at the Westport Community Building, Chesterton, Indiana

 

The Burrito Tour (mostly with Elliott)
Pat McClimans (bass), Chris Reinstatler (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

Mar. 19 with Vehicle Birth at a house in University Village, Cincinnati, Ohio

Mar. 21 with The Enkindels and Fuse 12 at the Creepy Crawl, St. Louis, Missouri

Mar. 22 with Elliott, AM Radio, Mt. St. Helen, and New Brutalism at the Fireside Bowl, Chicago, Illinois

Mar. 23 with Elliott and the Stigmatics at 1021 8th St SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mar. 24 with Elliott and Paris Texas at 112 South Hancock Street, Madison, Wisconsin

Sugar Doe Café, Louisville, 2/20/98

Mar. 25 with Elliott, Smatch and Empire State Games at Empire Of One, Flint, Michigan

Mar. 26 with Elliott, Wooden Stars and Thoughts Of Ionesco at Call The Office, London, Ontario, Canada (Pat’s 75th show with Metroschifter)

Mar. 27 with Elliott, Shuttlecock, and Aloha at 315 South Main St, Bowling Green, Ohio

Mar. 28 with Elliott and Longwayhome at Legion Of Doom, Columbus, Ohio

Scott in Columbus, Ohio, 3/28/98

 

 

Initial Records Magic Weekend Tour
Chris Reinstatler (drums), Mark Ritcher (bass), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

April 16 with Ink & Dagger and the Enkindels at the Supreme Imperial, Baltimore, Maryland (Metroschifter’s 125th show)

April 17 with Ink & Dagger and the Enkindels at some church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

April 18 with Ink & Dagger and the Enkindels at Fenix, York, Pennsylvania

April 19 with Ink & Dagger and the Enkindels at VFW Hall, Long Island, New York

Magic Weekend Tour in Philadelphia, 4/17/98

 

Pat McClimans (bass), Chris Reinstatler (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

May 1 with Shellac and Dianogah at the Clifton Center Theatre, Louisville

May 31 with Empire State Games, King For A Day, Uzeda, and Elliott at the Brewery Thunderdome, Louisville (Krazy Fest) (YouTube video from this show: Advil and Link, Is This All About Money?)

Nov. 1 with Red Sun and Seaside Panel at Sparks, Louisville

 

Third European Tour
Pat McClimans (bass), Chris Reinstatler (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

Dec. 19 with Coach at NVA Ludwigsfelde Germany

Dec. 20 with Coach at Kombi, Nünchritz, Germany

Dec. 21 with Coach at 007, Prague, Czech Republic

New Year’s in Amsterdam, 12/31/98

Dec. 22 with Coach at Campus Theatre, Magdeburg, Germany

Dec. 26 with Coach at ?, Selestat, France

Dec. 27 with Coach at AZ, Aachen, Germany

Dec. 28 with Coach, As Friends Rust, and Purusam at Baracke, Münster, Germany

Dec. 29 with Coach at Frontline, Gent, Belgium

Dec. 30 with Coach at the Pümpeskal, Tongeren, Belgium

 

1999

Chris Reinstatler, 1/7/99 at Kafé 44, Stockholm

Third European Tour (continued)

Jan. 1 with Coach and Pop Unknown at AJZ, Bielefeld, Germany

Jan. 2 with Pop Unknown at Oettinger Villa, Darmstadt, Germany

Jan. 3 with Pop Unknown at Neue Heimat, Volkach, Germany

Jan. 4 at JUZ, Roßwein, Germany

Jan. 5 with Coach at Golden Pudel, Hamburg, Germany

Jan. 6 with Coach at ?, Linköping, Sweden (Pat’s 95th show with Metroschifter)

Jan Grünwald of Coach and Tom Husman in Stockholm

Jan. 7 with Coach at Kafe 44, Stockholm, Sweden

Jan. 8 with Coach at Cafe Eloge, Vänersborg, Sweden

Jan. 9 with Coach at Ungdomshuset, København, Denmark

 

Scott Ritcher European Tour
Scott Ritcher (acoustic guitar/vocal)

Jan. 23 with Pop Unknown and Some Tree at JUZ, Roßwein, Germany

Jan. 26 with International Noise Conspiracy at Kafe 44, Stockholm, Sweden

Jan. 27 with Lost Patrol at Medborgarhuset Wed, Stockholm, Sweden

Jan. 28 with International Noise Conspiracy and Only If You Call Me Jonathan at ?, Gislaved, Sweden

Jan. 29 with International Noise Conspiracy, Division of Laura Lee, and Ceylon at Källaren Rosa Rummet, Göteborg, Sweden

Jan. 31 with International Noise Conspiracy and Shellfire at ?, Uppsala, Sweden

Feb. 10 at Cafe Eloge, Vänersborg, Sweden

Feb. 11 with Now Things Taste Kind of Bitter and Thomas Løppenthin at Kafeen, København, Denmark

 

Chris Reinstatler (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal), Matt Wieder (bass)

April 24 at Sparks (Kentucky Derby/X-Games Party), Louisville (Metroschifter’s 150th show)

Tour posters in Bielefeld, Germany, 1/99

 

The Ice Cream Tour:
Pat McClimans (guitar, except as indicated), Chris Reinstatler (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal), Ryan Patterson (bass)

May 23 with Jimmy Eat World, Elliott, Shipping News, Sarge, Jazz June, Braid, Victory At Sea, and Red Sun, on the Belvedere Riverfront Plaza, Louisville (Krazy Fest)

May 24 [without Pat] with Five Deadly Venoms and ? at The Twenty O-Eight, St. Louis, Missouri

May 25 with Saraswati, North of America and the Wooden Stars at the Music Box Cafe, Indianapolis, Indiana

May 26 [without Pat] with CHC and ? at the Westport Community Bldg. in Chesterton, Indiana (Pat’s 100th show with Metroschifter)

The Hört in Pennsylvania on the Ice Cream Tour, 5/99

May 27 with Shuttlecock and Blue Skies Burning at Frankie’s, Toledo, Ohio

May 28 with the Las Vegas, Idiot Savant Garde, and Hover at the New White Lodge, State College, Pennsylvania

May 29 with Pictures Can Tell, Hamilton!, and With Arms Still Empty at the Weston Theater, Grand Rapids, Michigan

May 30 with ? at Bandwagon, Cincinnati, Ohio

 

Pat McClimans (guitar), Chris Reinstatler (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal), Ryan Patterson (bass)

July 17 with the Aasee Lake and the Enkindels, on the Belvedere Riverfront Plaza, Louisville (Louisville City Stage) (Hört’s 96th show with Metroschifter, Pat’s 105th, Scott’s 159th, Ryan’s 9th)

 

Summer Tour with Coach:
Chris Reinstatler (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal), Ryan Patterson (bass)

July 29 with Coach, Cooler, and Thistle at Headliner’s Music Hall, Louisville

Robot World, Wisconsin 3/98

July 31 with Coach and Right Arm Death Threat in a barn, Chesterton, Indiana

Aug. 2 with Coach and Ruined in a Day at 10 South Bassett, Madison, Wisconsin

Aug. 3 with Coach, Tomorrow, Shabono, and Alethia at Dodge Lanes Bowling Alley, Belvidere, Illinois (Hört’s 100th show with Metroschifter, Scott’s 163rd, Ryan’s 13th)

Aug. 5 with Coach, Unity, Next 2 Nothing, Over It, and Capture the Flag at Frankie’s, Toledo, Ohio

Aug. 6 with Coach and the Bonnie Situation at a house party, Livonia, Michigan

Aug. 8 at Who’s Emma Records, Toronto, Ontario

Aug. 9 with Coach, Fire at Zero Gravity, and Tread at No Borders No Boundaries, Syracuse, New York

 

Pat McClimans (bass), Chris Reinstatler (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

Aug. 18 with Coach and the Las Vegas at Stevenson Theatre, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pat playing in the M.T. Rhoades Band on the front page of the Journal & Courier, Lafayette, Indiana

Aug. 19 with Coach, the Basketball and Aspera Ad Astra at Legion of Doom, Columbus, Ohio

Aug. 20 with Coach and ? at Buzz Coffee House, Cincinnati, Ohio

Aug. 21 with Coach and Venice at Sparks, Louisville (Pat’s 109th)

 

Fourth European Tour:
Curtis Mead (bass), Chris Reinstatler (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

Nov. 4 with Joshua and Trans Megetti at Baracke, Münster, Germany

Nov. 5 with Joshua and Trans Megetti at The Blackout, Bochum, Germany

Nov. 6 with Joshua, Trans Megetti, Jets to Brazil and Euphone at the Underground, Köln, Germany

Nov. 7 with Joshua, Trans Megetti, Dear Alison and Hebriana at Extase, Tillborg, Holland

Nov. 8 with Joshua and Trans Megetti at Winston Kingdom, Amsterdam, Holland

Nov. 9 with Joshua and Trans Megetti at Alhambra, Oldenburg, Germany

From “Louisville Music News” with Ulf Bernard playing the role of Pat McClimans

Nov. 10 with Division of Laura Lee, and Trans Megetti at Kårkällaren Studs, Göteborg, Sweden

Nov. 11 with Division of Laura Lee, Billion Dollar Mission, Joshua and Trans Megetti at So What, Oslo, Norway

Nov. 12 with the Sorted, Division of Laura Lee, and Trans Megetti at Magasin 15, Trollhättan, Sweden

Nov. 13 with Joshua and Trans Megetti at Ungdomshuset, København, Denmark

Nov. 14 with Joshua and Trans Megetti at Factory, Magdeburg, Germany

Nov. 15 with Joshua and Trans Megetti at Wild At Heart, Berlin, Germany

Nov. 16 with Joshua and Trans Megetti at Hafenklang, Hamburg, Germany

Nov. 17 with Joshua and Trans Megetti at Korn, Hannover, Germany (YouTube video from this show: Marker, One Cloud In the Sky, It Used to Be So Easy,

Nov. 18 with Joshua and Trans Megetti at Cafe Panama, Fulda, Germany

Nov. 19 with Joshua and Trans Megetti at Neue Heimat, Schweinfurt, Germany

From “Thrasher” with Chris Holland playing the role of Pat McClimans

Nov. 20 with Joshua and Trans Megetti at JUZ, Roßwein, Germany

Nov. 21 with Joshua and Trans Megetti at 007, Prague, Czech Republic

Nov. 22 with Joshua and Trans Megetti at Steppenwolf, Sankt Pölten, Austria

Nov. 23 with Trans Megetti at Klub Jutro, Adjoscina, Slovenia

Nov. 25 with Trans Megetti at Oltrefrondfiore, Pesaro, Italy

Nov. 26 with Trans Megetti, Jets to Brazil, Wood, and Euphone at Exscoule Straelle, Straelle (Padova), Italy

Nov. 28 with Trans Megetti, Blue Tip, and NRA at Pezner, Lyon, France

Nov. 29 with Favez and Trans Megetti at Hohlstraße, Zürich, Switzerland

Nov. 30 with Favez and Trans Megetti at Jugendtreff Baracke, Mühldorf, Germany

Dec. 1 with Favez and Trans Megetti at Jugendzentrum Hammerschlag, Schorndorf, Germany

Dec. 2 with Favez and Trans Megetti (and 2 songs by Coach) at Club Couterforce, Mainz, Germany

Dec. 3 with Favez, Monochrome, and Trans Megetti at JUZ, Blieskastel (bei Saarbrücken), Germany

Dec. 4 with Favez and Trans Megetti at Sojuz 7, Monheim (bei Leverkusen), Germany (Metroschifter’s 200th show, Hört’s 137th, Curtis’ 29th)

Dec. 5 with Botch, Jakkpot, Hellchild, Stifled Cries, and Trans Megetti at Lintfabrik, Kontich, Belgium

Dec. 6 with Oil and Trans Megetti at ?, Rotterdam, Holland

 

2000

Scott Ritcher
Scott Ritcher (acoustic guitar/vocal)

May 19 with Mark Brickey at Twice Told Coffee House, Louisville

Sept. 8 with Ramsey Grissom at King Pin Café, Louisville

 

2001

Scott Ritcher
Scott Ritcher (acoustic guitar/vocal)

Sept. 18 with Ben Davis and Skullcrusher at Bard College’s Old Gym, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

Scott Ritcher Favez

Scott with Favez at Cracker Barrel, Cape Canaveral, Florida, 10/01

 

 

Thin Like Paper Tour
Scott Ritcher (acoustic guitar/vocal)

Oct. 2 with Favez, Time Spent Driving and Macavity at Liquid Lounge, Dallas, Texas

Oct. 3 with Favez, Time Spent Driving and Ringer at Beerland, Austin, Texas

 

Oct. 4 with Favez, Time Spent Driving and Flowery Avenues at Mary Jane’s, Houston, Texas

Oct. 5 with Favez, Time Spent Driving and Claymore at Rinky Dink Dance Hall, Lafayette, Louisiana

Oct. 6 with Favez, Time Spent Driving at the Thunderdome, Tallahassee, Florida

Oct. 7 with Favez, Time Spent Driving at Josh Tippery’s House, Lakeland, Florida

Favez Scott Ritcher

Tour poster in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 10/01

Oct. 8 with Favez, Time Spent Driving and Pilots vs Aeroplanes at Will’s Pub, Orlando, Florida

Oct. 9 with Favez, Time Spent Driving at Fat City Deli, Charlotte, North Carolina

Oct. 10 with Favez, Time Spent Driving and A Rocket Sent to You at the Sidebar, Baltimore, Maryland

Oct. 12 with Favez, Time Spent Driving and Penfold at the Metropolis Café, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Oct. 13 with Favez, Time Spent Driving at some punk house, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Oct. 14 with Favez, Time Spent Driving and Mock Orange at the Middle East, Boston, Massachusetts

Oct. 15 with Favez, Time Spent Driving, Fairweather, Liars Academy and Holy Angels at Armory High, Syracuse, New York

Oct. 16 with Favez, Time Spent Driving, Bluer Skies, Starlab and Hyaline at the Backstage Pub, Buffalo, New York

Oct. 17 with Favez, Time Spent Driving, Liars Academy and some band that sounded like Dave Matthews at Frankie’s, Toledo, Ohio

Oct. 18 with Favez, Time Spent Driving and Kid Brother Collective at Flint Local 432, Flint Michigan

Oct. 19 with Favez, Time Spent Driving at the Fireside Bowl, Chicago, Illinois

Oct. 20 with Favez, Time Spent Driving and Proudentall at El Torreon, Kansas City, Missouri

Oct. 21 with Favez, Time Spent Driving and Woodbine Station at Tulagi, Boulder, Colorado

Scott Ritcher Sacramento

Scott with Favez members Fred, Yvan and Guy, plus two unsuspecting bystanders in Sacramento, 10/01

Oct. 22 with Favez, Time Spent Driving, Macguyver and Day of Less at Kilby Court, Salt Lake City, Utah

Oct. 24 with Favez, Time Spent Driving at the Senator Theatre in Chico, California

Oct. 25 with Favez, Time Spent Driving at the Phoenix Theatre in Petaluma, California

Oct. 26 with Favez, Time Spent Driving and Red Top Road at Scratch 8, Sacramento, California

Oct. 27 with Favez, Time Spent Driving and Here Kitty Kitty at the Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz, California

Oct. 29 with Favez, Time Spent Driving, Counterfit and Jack’s Broken Heart at Koo’s Café, Santa Ana, California

Oct. 30 with Favez, Time Spent Driving and Jack’s Broken Heart at the Casbah, San Diego, California

Oct. 31 with Favez, Time Spent Driving and Burning Troy at Skrappy’s, Tucson, Arizona

 

Switzerland
Scott Ritcher (acoustic guitar/vocal)

Dec. 14 with Favez, Brazen, Toboggan, Nirvanus, Zorg, Rope, Last Torridas and Impure Wilhelimina (Nirvana Tribute Show) at l’Usine, Geneva, Switzerland

Dec. 16? with Favez and ?, at ?, Lausanne, Switzerland

2002

Scott Ritcher
Scott Ritcher (acoustic guitar/vocal)

March 24 with Matt Everett and Andrew Wagner at AS220, Providence, Rhode Island

May 19 with Ellison, Sayonara and California Stadium at AS220, Providence, Rhode Island

August 4 with Aggrocragg, the Minus Fields and Jericho at the Metropolis Café, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

2003

Scott Ritcher
Scott Ritcher (acoustic guitar/vocal)

April 2 with Mt. Egypt at Hotel Café, Hollywood, California

 

Scott Ritcher & Friida Mogren
Scott Ritcher (acoustic guitar/vocal), Friida Mogren (acoustic guitar)

November 7 with Band Awesome and ? at the Hollywood Bar, Chicago, Illinois

 

Scott Ritcher
Scott Ritcher (acoustic guitar/vocal)

November 25 with Peter Searcy at the Red Lounge, Louisville

December 18 with Joey Mudd and Joe Manning live radio broadcast on WFPK-FM, Louisville

December 19 with Joey Mudd, Joe Manning, Tim Furnish, Eric Henson, David Wright and DJ Kim Sorise at the Rudyard Kipling, Louisville

 

2004

Scott Ritcher & Pat McClimans
Scott Ritcher (acoustic guitar/vocal), Pat McClimans (acoustic guitar/vocal)

April 23 with Daniel Stearman, Evan Bailey, Mat Shalenko, Carrie Neumeyer and Joey Mudd at the Rudyard Kipling, Louisville

 

Scott Ritcher
Scott Ritcher (acoustic guitar/vocal)

December 3 with the Ramp Agents and DJ Pop at the Rudyard Kipling, Louisville (Scott’s 50th solo show)

 

2005

Metroschifter 2005

Hört, Scott, Pat, 2005

The Return of the Metroschifter
Pat McClimans (bass), Chris Reinstatler (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal):

December 30 with a live spelling bee sponsored by Monkey Drive Screenprinting and the Spelling Channel at the Rudyard Kipling, Louisville

 

2006

Scott Ritcher
Scott Ritcher (acoustic guitar/vocal), Maya Weissbach (guest vocal)

February 10 at Red Star Tavern in Fourth Street Live, Louisville

Scott Ritcher Maya Weissbach

Scott with Maya Weissbach recording for the Best Actress album, 8/04

 

Scott Ritcher & Pat McClimans
Scott Ritcher (acoustic guitar/vocal), Pat McClimans (acoustic guitar/vocal)

April 21 with Joey Mudd and John Ashley at the Old Louisville Coffeehouse, Louisville

 

2007

Freedom Haters’ Ball
Pat McClimans (bass), Chris Reinstatler (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

July 21 at the Rudyard Kipling, Louisville

 

2008

Metroschifter Prague

Lunch in Prague, 1/08

Metroschifter Europe 2008
Sam Lyons (bass), Stan Doll (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

January 24 with Blockshot, Körperklaus and Radioactive Toys at MTC, Köln, Germany

January 25 with Radio Burroughs at the Lichtwirtschaft (Liwi), Leipzig, Germany

January 26 with Thema 11 at Klub 007 Strahov, Prague, Czech Republic

January 27 with Elektrocas at Kino Central, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic

January 28 at Arena, Vienna, Austria

January 29 with Kitty Empire at Kafe Kult, Munich, Germany

Metroschifter Rogacki

Sam “Sneed” Lyons and Stan Doll eating blood sausages at Rogacki in Berlin, 2/08

January 30 with Potomac and the Black Atlantic at Kleiner Club Garage, Saarbrücken, Germany

January 31 with Beach at Engelsberg, Erfurt, Germany

February 1 with Ten Volt Shock and Belgiaan Rrobots at the Alte Hackerei, Karlsruhe, Germany

February 2 with Art Graves at Elfer Music Club, Frankfurt, Germany

February 3 with Nixion Golden and Tobias Heiland at Cobra, Solingen, Germany

February 4 with Tone and Kiloton at Hafenklang, Hamburg, Germany

February 5 at Rockbar @ Magnet, Berlin, Germany

Metroschifter Solingen

Playing a game of Threes with the locals in Solingen, Germany, 2/08

February 6 at Subway to Peter, Chemnitz, Germany

February 7 with Statics and Tiny Ghosts at Kombi, Nüchritz, Germany

February 8 with Holiday Fun Club at Nexus, Braunschweig, Germany

February 9 at the Pits, Kortrijk, Belgium

February 10 with My Favorite Confession and Jack Beauregard at Winston, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

February 11 with Hickey Underworld at Scheld’apen, Antwerpen, Belgium

Metroschifter Hafenklang Hamburg

Posters in Hamburg, 2/08

Metroschifter Louisville Weekend
Sam Lyons (bass), Stan Doll (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

April 18 with Plows at the Pink Door, Louisville (Campaign fundraiser for Scott Ritcher for Kentucky Senate)

April 19 with Dwight Johnson at ear X-tacy Records, Louisville (National Record Store Day, Metroschifter’s 225th show)

 

Scott Ritcher
Scott Ritcher (acoustic guitar/vocal)

July 26 with John Ashley at the Rudyard Kipling, Louisville

 

Mark Roberts’ Birthday/CityScoot Private Party
Sam Lyons (bass), Stan Doll (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal), guest appearances by Mark Ritcher and Kent Plenge

December 20 with Bolt Action Thrill and some other band at Zazoo’s, Louisville

 

2009

Sam Lyons (bass), Stan Doll (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

January 31 with Straight A’s and Minnow at Sixth & Oak Gallery, Louisville

 

Carbonistas: Sixth Tour of Europe
Pat McClimans (bass), Chris Reinstatler (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

November 25 at Elfer Music Club, Frankfurt, Germany

November 26 with Jaguar of My Dreams at Astra Stube, Hamburg, Germany

November 27 with Leaders Off at AZ Mülheim, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany

November 28 with Publicist at Interzona, Verona, Italy

November 29 at Bar Sartea, Vicenza, Italy (Disaster Week Festival)

November 30 at Circolo Arci Valverde, Forli, Italy

December 2 with Leaders off and Irmavep at I Vizi Del Pelicano, Reggio Emilie, Italy

December 3 at Karemaski Multi Art Lab, Arezzo, Italy

December 4 with Evolution So Far, Spettro, Vulturum, IL Male and Upon The Sea at Next Emerson, Florence, Italy

December 6 with B-Side La Putika Rock Club, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic

December 8 with The Lords at Klub 007 Strahov, Prague, Czech Republic

December 9 with AU, Lightning Dust, Radio Burroughs and Je Suis Animal at Conne Island, Leipzig, Germany

December 10 with the Nickajacks at Engelselsburg, Erfurt, Germany

December 11 with I Not Dance at Kulturcafé Schlachthaus, Dornbirn, Austria

December 12 with The Lords and I Not Dance at PMK, Innsbruck, Austria

 

2010

Pat McClimans (bass), Chris Reinstatler (drums), Scott Ritcher (guitar/vocal)

January 9 with Frontier(s) and Second Story Man at Zanzabar, Louisville (Metroschifter’s 243rd show)

 

 

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