Pre-order The Father Figures + Playboy Manbaby Split 7″

Our split 7 with Playboy Manbaby on President Gator Records is now available for pre-order.  Playboy Manbaby has been tearing up stages all over so we are stoked to be on a record with them.

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Posted in Uncategorized on June 9th, 2016 by skaterock

June 11 at Crescent Ballroom

On June 11th we will play a special show at Crescent Ballroom to celebrate the birthday of Dennis Salazar.  Dennis is a grown up Tempe skater kid who used to skate a ramp behind the house where JFA practiced back in the early 10980’s.  Slope Records is sponsoring the event.  The White demons will open the show.  It’s been a long time since they have played in the valley.  The Love Me nots take the spot after us then the Smoke Bombs close it out with a special set of Jr. Achievement songs featuring the original singer Jon Yousko.  It’s gonna be hot!

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Posted in Show on June 8th, 2016 by skaterock

3 x 3 Podcast – Rats in the Louvre

We are bringing back our 3×3 podcast with a special interview with Rats in the Louvre.  We played with Rats in the Louvre last year in San Pedro and knew right away we had to bring them to Phoenix for a show.  So to get you pumped for the show we have Rats in the Louvre playing a some of their songs and a few of their favorite tracks.  Rats in the Louvre, The Father Figures and Man Hands will be at Rips on April 23rd, 2016 $5.
Click the photo below to play the podcast.

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3×3 Podcast – Rats in the Louvre:

  1. Intro
  2. The Problem Is – Rats in the Louvre
  3. Interview Segment 1
  4. Rats in the Louvre – Rats in the Louvre
  5. Time Expired – Slant Six
  6. Queening – Hit Bargain
  7. Interview Segment 2
  8. Let’s Pretend – Rats in the Louvre
  9. Bite Down – Gold Class
  10. Blue Ink – Naked Lights
  11. Interview Segment 3
  12. Fish Don’t Swim – Rats in the Louvre
  13. Ripe – Screaming Females
  14. Going Steady – Heavy Vegetable
  15. Interview Segment 4

Subscribe to the 3×3 Podcast using this link:

http://thefatherfigures.com/wordpress/category/3×3-podcast/feed/

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Posted in 3x3 Podcast on April 13th, 2016 by skaterock

April Shows

We have three shows in April and then we are going to hunker down to finish some songs for a fall recording session.

April 6th, 2016 – Rebel Lounge
Opening for Swami John Ries and the Blind Shake

April 9th, 2016 – Green Room, Flagstaff, AZ
With Nonpareil and Sorxe,  flagstaffgreenroom.com
This will be our first show in Falgstaff.

April 23, 2016  - Rip’s Ale’s and Cocktails
With Man Hands and Rats in the Louvre from Long Beach CA.
We are super excited to bring Rats in the Louvre out to Phoenix.  We played with them in San Pedro last year and knew we had to introduce them to you.  If you like us and Man Hands you are going to love Rats in the Louvre!

Posted in Show on March 31st, 2016 by skaterock

Rule of Thirds at Third Space, March 5th

Music, and visual art converge at Third Space on March 5th for the Rule of Thirds: Three bands, Three painters, three photographers, three graphic artists and three DJ’s.  It will be a great night on the Third Space patio. Rule of Thirds Flier

Posted in Show on March 4th, 2016 by skaterock