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Penelope singing Avengers songs with The Enemy in Seattle!
Yup, I'm going to jump up for 3 songs to celebrate the
40th anniversary of The Bird (Seattle's 1st punk club)
Sat. Mar. 3rd 4-9pm at the Crocodile Back Bar
w/ The Cheaters/Shagnasty and more. All ages $7 at the door


Penelope with Tom Heyman
Friday, Oct 13th - at the Monkey House with a set from Tom Heyman playing songs from his new album.
An intimate secret music venue in Berkeley. BYOB
early 7-10:pm. $10-$20

Penelope with Tom Heyman
Saturday, Oct 7th - Lost Church, San Francisco, CA
with Jean Caffiene's "Sadie Saturday Nite"
65 Capp St. @7:30pm All ages, $10/15 tix

Penelope with Tom Heyman
Virginia Dare, Sarah Bethe Nelson
Sunday July 16th 7:pm Makeout Room SF

Penelope with Tom Heyman
first time at the Monkey House! with Paul Pot's Too Old
An intimate secret music venue in Berkeley. BYOB
July 8th, early 7-10:pm. $10-$20. All Ages

Penelope with Tom Heyman
with Zander Schloss and
Thur. June 29th at Thee Parkside SF

Avengers with the Sonics
Sun. May 28th
- Observatory - Santa Ana, CA

Avengers play w/ Television
Fri. May 26th - Las Vegas - PunkRock Bowling at The Bunkhouse
Weirdos/ Alice Bag / Generacion Suicida / Spider

April 7-31
Penelope's oil painting series "Muzzlers"
at La Luz de Jesus Gallery Los Angeles, CA
(323) 666-7667
Check out her art at

Sat. April 29,
San Francisco Art Institute
Hang out with Penelope "Backstage"
(in an installation of her own creation) as part of their 2017 Gala
The Original Disruptor
Barhop through 12 "art bars" created for this one night only
6:pm-late, $85-$350

April 7th, Friday Avengers at Slim's, SF CA
opening for Sleaford Mods

April 1st, the Joel-apalooza
Avengers at Bottom of the Hill, SF CA
for Joel's 40th birthday bash!!
w/ Pansy Division, The Plus Ones, Dr Frank

Jan. 8th
Avengers at Gilman/Lookout Fest

w/Nuisance, Cringeworthy, Black Fork, Jüke, The Jimmies


Avengers at SFMOMA for the Bruce Conner exhibit opening.
Sat. Oct. 29th w/ Bruce's jugband.
Wattis Theater, SF

Thursday, August 18th Thee Parkside
Kevin Seconds / Steve Soto / Penelope (w/Tom Heyman)/ Eric Park

June 24th Mission Neighborhood Center Progressives Victory Party
with music by Tom Heyman and Penelope Houston

The Avengers Fri. April 8 - Brooklyn NY The Grand Victory
with Youthquake / Les Sans Culottes

Sat. April 9 Wash DC Damaged City Fest
Avengers Calvary Methodist Church


12/3 Thurs. The Casbah, San Diego
Avengers w/ i wish i, Social Spit, The Widows

12/4 Fri. The Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles
Avengersw/ Ausencia, FordMadoxFord

12/5 Sat. The Observatory Santa Ana
Avengersw/ The Adolescents, CH3 and The Croissants

Nov. 4 @ 7pm No Bollocks Punk panel
Penelope talks about punk and politics
w/ Jello Biafra, Nicky Garratt (UK Subs),
Michelle Cruz Gonzales (Spitboy), John Robb (the Membranes)
XOXO Nightclub 201 Broadway Oakland

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Penelope Houston & Tom Heyman
experience 2 Litquakes in 1 night
Sat. Oct 16 -

Makeout Room SF
SF Bookstore Celebration
Z Space, SF
Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll
Celebrating One City One Book's 2015 Selection Season of the Witch


Sat. Sept 26 - SF Punk Renaissance
Verdi Club - 2pm-midnight. Cheetah Chrome, The Avengers at 9:30!,
Alice Bag & Frightwig, Mutants, The Lewd, No Alternative + more

Avengers Sun. Sept 27 - Oakland - Leo's Music Club
with MyDolls from Houston TX and Modern Kicks

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Avengers NYC . UK . EURO

Tues. August 4 - Brooklyn NY The Bell House
w/ Shellshag, Surfbort and GÖzer
Share! 21+ over / door 8pm / tix $18-20

Thurs. Aug 6 - London The Garage
w/ Morgellons, Phoenix Chroi
Share! over 14s / door 7pm / tix £13

Fri. Aug 7 - NewcastleThe Cluny
w/ One More Round, Black Atom Movement
Share! over 18s / door 7:30pm / tix £11

Sat. Aug 8 - Glasgow O2ABC2
w/ TBA
Share! over 14s / door 6:30pm / tix £12

Sun. Aug 9 - Blackpool Rebellion Fest
Share! All ages / Better get your tix sooner...

Mon. Aug 10 - Birmingham The Institute
w/ The Badflowers, Terrorsaurs
Share! over 14s / door 7pm / tix £11

Wed. Aug 12 - Düsseldorf Tube
Share! door 8:30pm / tix €17

Thur. Aug 13 - Hamburg Hafenklang
with Plastic Propaganda
Share! door 8pm / tix €16

Fri. Aug 14 - Berlin - Bi Nuu
Share! door 9pm / tix €14

Sat. Aug 15 - Dresden - AtomSmasher Festival
Share! 6pm Chemiefabrik Open air! tix €14

Sun. Aug 16 - Stuttgart - Zwölfzehn
Share! door 8pm / tix €17

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Friday, June 19th, 6-10:pm
Civic Center Plaza / free / all ages
Penelope will perform an Avengers song in the *cavalcade of stars* celebrating San Francisco City Hall's 100th
Kingston Trio / Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers / Sal Valentino (Beau Brummels)/ Tim & Nicki Bluhm / Mark Kozelek / Steve Barton (Translator) / Debora Iyall / Andy Cabic / Bill Kirchin (Commander Cody) Roy Loney / Chuck Prophet & a Sylvester tribute!

Greg and Penelope play
A Benefit for Eddy Jennings
Fri. May 29th - The Regency Ballroom SF
All ages / 8pm
w/ Les Claypool, Buck Naked, Pearl Harbour, MCM,
East Bay Ray, The Mermen, Tubes and more.

Avengers play Chicago!
Hozac Blackout Fest
Sat. May 16th - the Empty Bottle
21+ over / 9pm


Penelope Houston

Penelope Houston @ Makeout Room in SF
GIBBSMO Holiday Craptacular! with Roy Loney, Spiral Stairs,
Happy Valley Singers, Sweet Chariot, more details here
A food drive and benefit for the SF Food Bank! 
Dec 18th Thursday 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Penelope Houston DJ's
w/ Jello & DJ Paul Costuros @ Punker Party!
Sat Nov. 29th 10 PM
The Knockout Room
3223 Mission St SF

Friday, Nov 14th@ Elbo Room

performing with Tom Heyman
w/The Space Lady!! / Muscle Drum


The Avengers

Dangerhouse Records Nite
Sunday Nov. 9
Echoplex in Los Angeles, CA
get tix $20 All Ages!
The Weirdos, The Avengers
Deadbeats (w/GEZA X) + Rhino 39 + Alleycats + special guests
Part Time Punks pays tribute to legendary LA punk label.

Sat. Nov. 8 Crepe Place
Santa Cruz CA
All Ages! tix $15
w/ The Shes

Friday Nov. 7 Gilman Street
Berkeley CA . All Ages!
w/ Bobby Joe Ebola and the Children MacNuggits
Love Songs, and Younger Lovers
tix $12 + $2 Gilman membership // show at 8

PH performing with Tom Heyman at
The 13th annual Murder Ballads
music starts at 9, Tom@9:20, PH@10:20
Vaudeville style: ten bands/performers
Friday Oct 31st @ Starry Plough
Avengers Fri Sept 19th
San Diego, CA - Casbah
/// 21+ over /// doors 8:30
w/ Hector Penelosa (Zeros)/ Touchies/ Records with Roger

Sat Sept 20th starting at Noon
Make The Music Go BANG! Fest
All Ages
The Observatory Grounds (3 stages outdoors & indoors)
3503 South Harbor Blvd, Santa Ana (Orange County, Ca)
Avengers play indoors at 6:45-7:30
The amazing lineup:
X, Los Lobos, Buzzcocks! Dave & Phil Alvin,The Avengers, Wanda Jackson, The Knitters, Junior Brown, Lee Rocker, The Paladins, Los Straitjackets, Ray Campi, James Intveld, Jamie James & The Kingbees, Kid Ramos, Victoria Williams, The Farmers, The Hula Girls, The Crowd, Sean and Zander, The Rhythm Shakers, Delta Bombers, Moonsville Collective, Vinnie & The Hooligans, Omar & The Stringpoppers, Small Wigs, The Abigails, Hi-Strungramblers, Evil Hearted You, Mary Simich, Robert Francis & many more!

Friday May 23rd 9:pm
The Chapel in San Francisco
w/ Kicker and California (ex-Jawbreaker/Green Day)
and DJs from Stranded
get tix $15 All ages!

Saturday May 24th 9:pm
The Blank Club in San Jose
w/ Kicker and Backseat Lovers get tix $10 show 21+ over

Sunday May 25th 8:pm
Observatory in Santa Ana
w/ Propagandhi (who are headlining) and Toys That Kill
tix online $20 All ages!



Avengers Nov 1st Friday
Los Globos in Hollywood Sunset Blvd
with Mau Maus, Killroy, Sidekick, Droptank

Avengers Nov 2nd Saturday
The Uptown's with Urinals / Wild Assumptions

Penelope & the Honey Badgers
Sept 22 Sunday
SF Punk Homecoming Verdi Club
Mutants/ Penelope / Roy Loney/ Frightwig
Factrix / The Offs / The Alleycats / Winston Tong
Randy Rampage and Zippy Pinhead!
Nervous Gender / Rubber City Rebels / Deborah Iyall
Impatient Youth / Blowdryers / The Guverment et al.


The Avengers- Sept 20th Friday
The Palomino Calgary, Canada
with Tranzmitors, The Mandates $15

Monday July 8th 7:30pm
Five Mean Years. A reading by Greil Marcus and 
performance (of Doors songs!) by Penelope & Tom
at Pegasus Books, Berkeley

Sunday June 30th
for Ruby Ray's punk photo book 
with X's John Doe. Stranded

Sunday June 23rd
at City Lights Books
in North Beach to celebrate their 60th anniversary.

Sat June 1st
Penelope and the Honey Badgers at
SFMOMA's closing marathon
24 hours of performance (we play at 9pm)

Friday May 10th
Avengers in St Paul/Minn.
Headlining the Girls Got Rhythm Fest
with Cherrie Curry!
Amsterdam Bar 21+. $20/35.
Friday night: The Avengers, Gateway District, Pinsch, Total Trash

Sunday March 3rd GAMH
Penelope and the Honey Badgers
play the Tomfest: a Tribute to Tom Mallon
with Flying Color, Toiling Midgets, members of American Music Club, The Muskrats, Frightwig, Blue Movie, Ugly Stick, Peter Case, Chuck Prophet

Penelope and the Honey Badgers
performing at 3 unusual spots:

Friday Jan 25th St Cyprian's
Nick Flynn reads from his new book
and talks with Rebecca Solnit
music by Penelope Houston
Cass McCombs

Monday Jan 28th
Roxie Theatre Benefit for Strike Debt
with Jello Biafra, comedians Nato Green, Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, Sean Keane, Kevin O'Shea, and Josh Androsky, drag star Lil' Miss Hot Mess, jazz legend Marcus Shelby, folksinger Brian Belknap

Wed Jan 30th
Pussy Riot TributeCity Lights Bookshop
playing a song or two
also readings by Frightwig, Daphne Gottlieb, Deborah Iyall,
Sophia Kumin, Michelle Tea and more.


Sat. Nov. 3rd at 8:pm
Penelope and band live at SFAI Alumni Day
w/ Deborah Iyall and Karen Finley

Penelope and the HoneyBadgers
Thurs Oct.18th at 10:pm
live on KPFA 94.1 fm
The Hear and Now with Derk Richardson

Friday Oct 19th
An evening of spoken word. Awaken Cafe Oakland

Sat Oct 20th 5pm
acoustic instore at Stranded
6436 Telegraph Ave (at 65th St)

Avengers Fall mini-tour: NY * Cleveland * Chicago!

Oct 25th Brooklyn @ Littlefield
622 Degraw St, Brooklyn
The Foxxx

Oct 27th Cleveland Public Theatre
WCSB Halloween Ball 9:pm
with Obnox,Wesley Bright, Smooth Brain

Oct 28th Chicago
at the Abbey
w/ R.Ring (feat. Kelley Deal), The Hecks

Sept 15th Sat SF Punk Reunion - Shut the Fuck Up!
Avengers w/ Danny Furious on drums! and 15 other bands

Sept 16th Sun SF
Bottom of the Hill
Avengers w/ Danny Furious on drums & Craig Gray on bass!
w/The Mutants, Noh Mercy and The Urge.


Aug 13th Mon. - Penelope & Tom Heyman
at Hook, Line and Sinker a music and story-telling series
@ Disco Volante

Return of The Avengers! European Summer Tour

July 5th Thur - DR Köln - Sonic Ballroom

July 6th Fri - DR Frankfurt - Au

July 7th Sat - DR Stuttgart - Goldmarks

July 8th Sun - DR Karlsruhe - Alte Hackerei

July 9th Mon - DR Essen - Panic Room

July 10th Tues - DR Kiel - Schaubude

July 11th Wed - NED Amsterdam - The Winston

July 12th Thur - FR Paris - Les Combustible

July 13th Fri - FR Callac - Vive Le Punk Fest

July 15th Sun - FR Limoges - Zic Zinc

July 18th Wed - IT Milano - LoFi

July 19th Thur - IT Rome - Acrobax

July 20th Fri - IT Bari - Oasi San Martino

July 21th Sat - IT Bologna - Bolognetti OpenAir

July 22nd Sun - DR Freiburg - Walfisch

July 23rd Mon - DR Munich - Feierwerk w/Adolescents

July 24th Tues - AU Vienna - Arena w/Zero Boys

July 26th Thur - DR Berlin - Crystal

July 27th Fri - DR Hamburg - Knust

July 28th Sat - FN Tampere - Puntala Fest

July 29th Sun - FN Helsinki - Kuudes Aisti Festival


June 23rd Sat. - Penelope & Tom Heyman
@ The Luggage Store
w/Chris Johanson, and Carlos Forstser

Avengers "Pink Album Release Me" West Coast Tour
Avengers Release Party! Friday May 18
9 PM $15 *get advance tix*
Cafe du Nord 2170 Market St. San Francisco
With Erase Errata and Carletta Sue Kay. 21+

May 19th Sat - Santa Cruz, The Crepe Place w/Pansy Division All Ages

May 22nd Tue - Seattle Funhouse w/PD Industry People

May 23rd Wed - Portland, Dante's w/PD

May 25rd Fri - Oakland, New Parrish 1234 Go! Fest All Ages

May 26rd Sat - LA, Alex's Bar w/ Dolly Rots, Urinals, Gay-Gays

May 27rd Sun - Las Vegas, Country Saloon w/Dickies, Agent Orange, 11pm, 21+ are separate from festival passes

Penelope at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
May 30th In conversation with curator Steven Wolf

Penelope and band play Europe
w/ Tom Heyman, Chris Cacavas, Moe Jaksch & Florian Achatzy

April 19 Germany Berlin - Crystal
April 20 Germany Lichtentanne - St.Barbara
April 21 Germany Magdeburg - Moritzhof
April 22 Berlin- Myxa Café
April 24 Germany Offenbach - Hafen 2
April 25 Germany Miltenburg - Beavers
April 26 Germany Holzminden - Tonenburg
April 27 Germany Erfurt - Museumskeller
April 28 Germany Chemnitz -- Subway To Peter
April 29 Germany Hamburg - Knust
April 30 Germany Hannover - Café Glocksee
May 2 Germany Kassel - Schlachthof
May 3 Germany Weinheim - Café Central
May 4 Germany Stuttgart - Laboratorium
May 5 - Italy Milano - Cox18

Penelope's Record Release Party!
Mar. 29 Thurs 8:30 PM $12 get advance tix
Cafe du Nord 2170 on Market Street SF
My band features Tom Heyman, Danny Eisenberg,
Steven Strauss and Bill Shupp.
W/ Prairiedog + Carletta Sue Kay

Penelope and band on West Coast Live
March 24th Sat. 10am-noon! All ages.
We'll play 3-4 songs Yoshi's Oakland
Listen in on KALW and other stations
Here this the show streamable

Penelope at the Sad Bastards Club Makeout Room
March 19 Mon early! 7:pm *Free*
Playing a few w/Tom Heyman. w/Paula Fraser / Doug Hilsinger

Avengers in Cali
Wednesday Jan 25
Blank Club
44 S Almaden Ave, San Jose
w/ Factory Mindsand BOATS! $10

Thursday Jan 26
Bottom of the Hill
1233 17th Street, San Francisco
w/ BOATS! and Midnite Snaxx! $13

Saturday Jan 28 SOLD OUT
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
w/ X and the "DK"s



Avengers PNW mini-mini tour:

Aug.18th Thurs. 9:pm in Portland OR
Dante's $12
with Roxy Epoxy & the Rebound
3rd and Burnside 503.226.6630

Aug. 19th Fri. Seattle Soundfest
Neumos w/ Jello Biafra/Regan Youth/etc
All ages $25

Penelope reading poetry
"Beat Grrl" Round 20:
Sparring with Beatnik Ghosts
with Brenda Knight, author/scholar
of "Women of the Beat Generation," Kathleen Wood,
Beat Goddess Ruth Weiss and
Carlye Achibeque, Ariel Holden and Suzi Kaplan Olmsted
Sat July 23rd 7:pm
Art House Gallery
2905 Shattuck Ave Berkeley


Nov 7 Avengers The Echoplex
FRONTIER RECORDS, celebrates their 30th Anniversary
Michael Stock & his cohort [& Punky Reggae partner], David Orlando]!

July 22 Great American Music Hall

Farewell show for Jimmy Sweetwater
I'll be playing with Pat Johnson.
The line up includes Patrick Winningham

The Avengers NE and Canadian Tour!

Wed. July 28th As220
Providence RI
w/ Grass Widow and Hot Box
Thur. July 29th TT the Bear's
Cambridge, MA w/Grass Widow, Doomstar!
and The Pleasure Kills. Fri. July 30th, Bell House Brooklyn NY.
headlining the Big Takeover 30th Anniversary Fest.
6 bands incl: Channel 3, Visqueen, Springhouse
Sat. July 31st Café Nine
New Haven CT with Lost Generation, The Pleasure Kills
Sun. Aug 1st Les Katacombes
Montreal QB Mon. Aug 2nd, Horseshoe Tavern Toronto Ont
Tues. Aug 3rd, This Ain't Hollywood Hamilton Ont
Wed. Aug 4th, The Bug Jar Rochester NY
Thur. Aug 5th, Brighton Bar Long Branch NJ

Had so much fun reading poetry...
I'm going to read a bit more at
The Nervous Breakdown Literary Experience
May 25
Makeout Room, 7pm $5
Hosted by Tony DuShane
Readers: Penelope Houston, Stephen Elliott, Johnny Genocide, Paul Clayton, Thomas Wood, Lauren Becker

my spoken word world premier!
@ LITpunk 2

Friday, Apr 2 early! 7:30p to 9:30p
at The Makeout Room,
Penelope Houston, lead singer of the legendary AVENGERS, will be headlining, reading poetry, prose, and singing. John Shirley, Bram Stoker Award winner and author of Bleak History (Simon & Schuster), and formerly lead singer of SadoNation will perform; Punk Rock Goddess "Jennifer Blowdryer", Eddie Jetson of Ice 9, Johnny Genocide, Michael Layne-Heath and special guests.


See Penelope's collection of punk photos, posters, record covers and ephemera in the Punk Passages exhibit at the SF Public Library 100 Larkin St. SF
Sept 12-Dec 9 2009. Free and all ages.

Penelope and Lout
Oct 12, Monday $15 all ages! 8PM at the On Broadway
435 Broadway SF.
w/ Johnny Strike and Hank Rank of Crime, Lynn Breedlove, Oran Canfield, Rozz (Negative Trend), Bucky Sinister and more
Launch party for the punk oral history: Gimme Something Better
by Jack Boulware & Silke Tudor

Penelope and the Birdboys
Oct 31 9:00 PM at Starry Plough
Annual Murder Ballads Bash!!!
3101 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley 94705
Halloween! $10
The Birdboys line-up with Steven Strauss, Mel Peppas, Pat Johnson playing a short set of Murder Ballads with many local talents.

Avengers west coast tour
We're headlining this great triple-bill!
all shows with Paul Collins' Beat & Pansy Division in the middle.


The Funhouse



Blue Lagoon

The Uptown
1928 Telegraph Ave (510) 451-8100 tix $12 age 21+

Bottom of the Hill
1233 17th St 415-621-4455 tix $12 all ages

Galaxy Theatre
3503 S Harbor Blvd (714) 957-0600 tix $15 all ages

The Echo
1822 Sunset Blvd. (Echo Park) (213) 413-8200 age21+

Penelope and the Birdboys
Aug 2,Sunday BBQ 1PM show at Bottom of the Hill
1233 17th St SF CA 415-621-4455 tix $8/10 all ages
A semi-Birdboys reunion show with SPOT 1019 and YARDSALE
with Steven Strauss, Mel Peppas, Kurt Stevenson,
Josef Brinckmann and Fede Gil Sola

Jan 31st The Uptown
Oakland CA
w/ The Disciples
Pleasure Kills

Secret Gilman show
Jan 30th for Punk Rock Joel's birthday


Cafe Du Nord
Mon. Sept 8th 2008
A Benefit for Music in Schools
Penelope and Band @ 10:30
with Colin Gilmore @ 9:30
21+ doors @ 8:30
tix online

The Avengers back at the Fillmore
Saturday, July 26 2008
doors at 7:PM All ages! $25
Pioneers Of Punk
Flipper at 12:am
The Avengers at 10:50:pm
The Mutants at 9:50:pm
Negative Trend at 9:pm
Target Video at 8:pm
MC Neil Hamburger
Target Video: (They haven't announced what they will show yet, but we know they have footage of Cramps at Napa, the Mutants at the School for the Deaf, Crime at San Quentin prison, Avengers, Dils, Dead Kennedys, Germs, Circle Jerks, Weirdos, Black Flag, Flipper, Diamanda Galas, X, Survival Research Labs (S.R.L/Mark Pauline) Gun Club, Screamers, Bad Brains, Dead Kennedys, Bauhaus and more)

July 17th 2008
Great American Music Hall
Penelope and band
Playing at 8:PM sharp!
Stan Ridgeway (Wall of Voodoo)
859 OFarrell St, SF CA
doors at 7:30, Ages 6+ $25

June 19th 2008
Hotel Utah 100 year celebration!
Penelope w/Pat Johnson (at 11:pm)
also Durocs, Paula Frazer, Bart Davenport, Jesse DeNatale, Colossal Yes, Beth Lisick, Connie Champagne, Pattty Spiglanin, Danny Pearson, Greg Ashley, Blag Dahlia, Persephone's Bees & more!
Show: 9:00pm $8

Friday February 15, 2008
Penelope with a full band at the de Young Museum, SF CA
Free and all-ages...
6:00–7:00 p.m.
San Francisco DJ Kristen Rice, a.k.a. “the Operator.”
7:00 p.m.
Spoken-word performance by Jello Biafra
7:30–8:30 p.m.
Live music by Penelope Houston & Lout.
Some brand new songs, mid-period songs and a few Avengers songs.

Friday Jan 18th
Avengers at 924 Gilman St, Berkeley
w/Pansy Division/and more
8:pm All ages $7
it is Punk Rock Joel's Birthday bash!


Avengers U.S. Tour
All shows with Pansy Division!
Here's a map of our 5000 mile drive...

Sat Oct 27 New York, NY @ Knitting Factory
All Ages with The Choke/ Midnight Creeps..flyer

Fri Oct 26 Boston MA The Middle East
w/Sasquatch and the Sick-a-Billys, Midnight Creeps
Sonic Bomb ..flyer

Thu Oct 25 Hoboken, NJ Maxwell's
All Ages with Imaginary Icons ..flyer

Wed Oct 24 Baltimore, MD Lo-Fi Lounge
w/ Lover and Killers, Degenerates ..flyer

Tue Oct 23 Philadelphia, PA First Unitarian Church
.All Ages w/Witchhunt..flyer

Sun Oct 21 Cleveland, OH Beachland Ballroom
with Cheap Tragedies ..flyer

Sat Oct 20 Chicago, IL Reggie's Live!
.All Ages Hotlips Messiah ..flyer

Fri Oct 19 St Louis, MO Creepy Crawl
All Ages with Say Uncle ..flyer

Thu Oct 18 OKC, OK The Conservatory
...w/Jucifer....All Ages ..flyer

Wed Oct 17 Austin, TX Red 7
..All Ages w/ High Tension Wires, Ape Shits ..flyer

Mon Oct 15 Albuquerque, NM The Launchpad
...All Ages Koffin Kats and The Gracchi ..flyer

Sun Oct 14 Tempe, AZ The Sets
$10...8PM...All Ages..Tokyo Electron ..flyer

Sat Oct 13 Corona, CA Showcase Theatre
w/All Or Nothing HC, The Go Sheila's, Ready Steady Go ..flyer

Fri Oct 12 San Diego, CA The Casbah
with The Atoms ..flyer

Thu Oct 11 Los Angeles, CA Spaceland
w/The Red Hearts. ..flyer

Wed Oct 10 San Francisco, CA Bottom of the Hill
Avengers w/ Dynamite 8 and Girls with Guns ..flyer

Wed June 6th
Penelope and the Bloody Bumpers
The Makeout Room
Buddha Brothers with Gary Floyd!, Mike Therieau

Fri. June 8 The Dirk Dirkson Memorial Show
Great American Music Hall
Jello Biafra (M.C.)/ SF Mutant All Stars
Contractions/White Trash Debutantes
-No Alternative (with Chip Kinman/ Dils)

Sat, June 9 The Blank Club

The Demonics / Vacant Churches

Sun, June 10 Old Ironsides

with Kevin Seconds & the Altruistics, Last Chance

April 21nd Sat The Avengers play Cafe du Nord,
w/ Pansy Division

April 6 Fri Penelope with Pat Johnson Starry Plough
with Julia Dawn

Feb-Mar 2007 Avengers return to Europe!

Mar 7 UK/Bristol @ The Junction

Mar 6 UK / London @ The Underworld

Mar 5 Germany Köln @ Sonic Ballroom

Mar 4 NL / Arnhem @ Cafe The Stage

Mar 3 Germany Stuttgart @ Universum w / The Epoxies

Mar 2 Germany München @ Feierwerk w / The Epoxies

Mar 1 Swizzleland Bern @ ISC

Feb 28 Italy Roma @ forte prenestino

Feb 25 Spain Barcelona @ Sala Apolo 2

Feb 24 Spain Alicante @ Sala Stereo

Feb 23 Spain Arrasate @ Sala 360

Feb 22 Spain Madrid @ Gruta 77

Feb 21 France Bordeaux @ Club Heretic

Feb 20 France Limoges @ Le Grand Zanzibar

Feb 18 Germany Wutha-Farnroda @ JH Crocodile

Feb 17 Germany Freiburg @ Walfisch

Feb 16 Germany Chemnitz @ Talschock

Feb 15 Germany Bochum @ Zwischenfall

Feb 14 Germany Hamburg @ Knust w / Grølbüdels

Feb 11 Germany Flensburg @ Volksbad w / The Epoxies

Feb 10 Germany Münster @ Gleiss 22 w / Streetwave (SWE)

Feb 9 Germany Berlin @ Kato w / The Epoxies

Feb 8 CZ Prag @ Futurum w / The Epoxies

Sat. Feb 3rd
Bowery Ballroom NYC
6 Delancey, NYC 10002

Penelope Fri Jan 20 Slim's
"One Night Stand" where I'll be playing
Leonard Cohen songs w/ Pat and the Chantigs at 9:PM!
The 10th annual One Night Stand features members of your favorite local bands (past and present) performing their favorite cover songs! This year features members of: Immigrant, The Lovemakers, Kingdom First, The Court & Spark, Oranger, Magnified, The Aktion, Clark Nova, The Scramblers, Dave Gleason, Mike Therieaux

Penelope will play in SF.
Fri. Jan 5 at the Elbo Room
647 Valencia St @ 18th
I'm playing a full set at 10:45
w/Blind Willies and The Estate

Oct 6 Friday 8:PM
Penelope appears at LitQuake 2006 Regency Center Grand Ballroom $25 admission. 21 and over
Between the Bridges is a special gala evening of musicians inspired by literature, with readings and performances from
Dan Hicks /Samantha Stollenwerck/Chuck Prophet/Jill Tracy/Mark Eitzel/Ray Manzarek/Dan Nakamura/Penelope Houston/Dave Eggers and End of Suffering/Jay Farrar/"Dr. Frank" Portman/Lars Ulrich/Emcee: Ben Fong-Torres.

Sept 2-10
Avengers tour with The Plus Ones supporting

Sat Sept 2 Minneapolis flyer
Triple Rock Social Club w/ The Effegies, The Plus Ones

Sun Sept 3 Chicago
The Beat Kitchen w/The Effegies, The Plus Ones

Tues Sept 5 Pittsburgh
The Plus Ones/ 4 Slicks/Radio Beats

Wed Sept 6 Philly
First Unitarian Church w/ The Plus One

Thurs Sept 7 Washington DC
The Black Cat w/The Plus Ones, Partyline

Fri Sept 8 New York CBGB's 315 The Bowery NYC
with The Information, The Sleazies, the Plus Ones, The Midnight Creeps

Sat Sept 9 Hoboken, NJ Maxwell's
w/The Plus Ones

Sun Sept 10 Boston TT the Bear's
with The Information, The Plus Ones, and The Perennials

Friday, August 25th Penelope with Pat Johnson
@ The Make Out Room
Pat Johnson and the New Sheiks (w/ me, Mike Therieau, Fred Odell & Dave and Mike of the Hutdwellers, plus other local luminaries)
The Pinks

Aug 11th Friday
All Ages! Avengers Play Gilman Street
924 Gilman St. Berkeley CA
$7 8:pm
with Fleshies, Rock N Roll Adventure Kids

Aug 13th Sunday! 10 PM
All Ages! Avengers headline
the Death and Glory Festival
@ Plainfield Station, Sacramento CA
$18 Tons o' bands
big outdoor party with loads of punk bands
noon until midnight Sat and Sun, we play at 10

Aug 5th Sat
plays a set with Pat at the
Uptown Nightclub Oakland
A benefit/memorial for Victor Ratto with Translator,
The Uptones, Cole Panther and Jayne Doe.
$20-25 8:pm We play the middle spot.

July 29 Sat
Avengers play The Casbah

2501 Kettner Blvd. San Diego, CA
21+ over $12 ph 619.232.4355
with Heartaches, Bloody Hollies and Widows
get tickets

July 28 Friday
Avengers play Spaceland
in Silverlake
1717 Silver Lake Blvd, Los Angeles CA
21+over $10/12 day of show
tickets online
with Mika Miko!! and cute mods: The Checkers
show at 9:30 we play at 11:30

July 22nd Sat
Avengers -->X-Fest
Devil in the Woods stage at 12th & J Streets
in downtown Modesto!
21+ over $20 .
w/Pedro the Lion's David B.
Numbers, Micah P. Hinson
Rademacher, Vanilla Ice(!) & more
show at 6:PM we play at 8:00 exactly!

July 21nd Friday
The Avengers play Cafe du Nord,
2170 Market St. @ Sanchez, San Francisco
w/ Mon Cousin Belge and Jonny Lives
21+ over, $12 Buy tickets online
show at
9:00 we play at 11:00

June 7th Wed. at the Rickshaw Stop
155 Fell St.@ Franklin, SF CA. 415.861.2011
8:pm 21+ $5
Penelope playing a full set
w/Ted Savarese, Stephanie Finch
Nate Dalton, Liz Ross

May 24th Wed. @ 12 Galaxies
The Replacements Tribute show
2565 Mission St. @ 22nd 415-970-9777
9:pm 21+ $10 tickets online
John Doe, Penelope Houston, Kelley Stoltz,
Dirty Power, Doug Hilsinger, Oranger, Fabulous Bob Reed, Calling All Monsters, AM Magic, Tim Mitchell, Dan Carr, Denise Campanaro, Pat Johnson, Jeffrey Luck Lucas, Eric Moffat.

May 15th Mon. Amnesia, 853 Valencia, SF CA
Mission Creek Festival
21+ Free? 8:pm
Penelope sings with Pat Johnson's New Sheiks
Jeff Kazor and the Swerve Beats
Or, The Whale

May 12th Friday, 111 Minna Gallery, S.F.
Art & Music Benefit for Damien Echols
of the West Memphis Three
speaking and reading: Henry Rollins, Jello Biafra, Jonathan Richman, Matt Gonzalez, Penelope Houston (reading), Jacob Pitts, dj's, art auction
all ages $15 6pm

Avengers play the Fillmore

Saturday, April 8 1805 Geary St, San Francisco
doors at 8:PM
All ages! $25
The Fab Mab Reunion with "Dead Kennedys" Flipper, The Avengers, The Mutants, and MC Dirk Dirksen.

Avengers play Europe!

4-Feb Saturday Rome @ 17:30
Penelope acoustic instore
with Joel and Greg on Acoustic guitars!
at Radiation Records ( tel. 06-45449836 )
circonvallazione casilina 44, Roma

5-Feb Sunday Road to Ruins Festival in Rome

7-Feb Tuesday Basel-CH Hirscheneck

8-Feb Wednesday Freiburg Walfisch

9-Feb Thursday Stuttgart Universum

10-Feb Friday Munster Gleiss 22

11-Feb Saturday Bielefeld AJZ
w/ Bambix

12-Feb Sunday Frankfurt Au

13-Feb Monday Koln Underground

14-Feb Tuesday Hannover Korn
Kornstr 28/30
Tel. 0511 / 715032

16-Feb Thursday Chemnitz AJZ

17-Feb Friday Berlin Mudd Club
w/ Situations, Grubby Things

18-Feb Saturday Flensburg Kühlhaus!! Change of venue!!
w/ Suburban Scumbags

19-Feb Sunday Hamburg Knust

20-Feb Monday Gent, Belgium, Frontline
w/ Joey Heartache & The Runaways, The Dead Rats

21-Feb Tuesday Lyon, France, Ninkasi Cafe

22-Feb Wednesday London Underworld w/Vibrators UK

(Please check the avengers Myspace site for updates!!!!)

23-Feb Thursday UK Porter Butt, Bath

24-Feb Friday hanging about drinking tea with the Queen?

25-Feb Saturday UK Thatched House Stockport

Jan 22, Sunday 8:00PM $10/12
The Avengers play
Cafe du Nord, SF
21+ over.w/ the Sermon
and Satisfaction
Buy tickets online

Jan 11, Wednesday 8:00PM $8
Cafe du Nord, SF
Penelope will sing with Pat Johnson
(check out his new US release of "October Moon")

Buy tickets online

Penelope will sing with Pat Johnson
(check out his new US release of "October Moon")
Dec 5 @ The Knock Out
3223 MissionStreet , SF CA
Pat Johnson and the New Sheiks (w/ me, Mike Therieau, Michael Montalto & Dave and Mike of the Hutdwellers, plus other local luminaries)
Smile w/DJ Neil Martinson - psych, and
bubblegum pop from the 60's and 70's
show @10:pm 5$ 21+

Thursday, Dec. 15th
show 8:30pm 21+ $10
SF Bay Guardian presents: PENNY ARCADE
A Semi Acoustic Local Music Showcase
“Winter Holidays/End of the Year Music Fest”
with special guest PENELOPE HOUSTON
and introducing ELLIOTT WINARD
tunes provided by DJ Rantz (FalloutSF)
hosted by Raul

Penelope will sing with Pat Johnson
at his record release party
for the US release of "October Moon"
Nov 6 @ The Make Out Room
22nd St in the Mission, SF CA
The Moore Brothers
Pat Johnson and the New Sheiks (w/ me, Mike Therieau, Michael Montalto & Dave and Mike of the Hutdwellers, plus other local luminaries)
Willow, Willow
show @ 9:pm 6$ 21+

AVENGERS -- > Saturday October 8, 2005
Echo Lounge
1822 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026-3227
Angel City Outcasts
Bad Reaction
$10-12 This show is for ages 18+!

Penelope Houston and Lout
Friday Sept. 30th, Starry Plough
3101 Shattuck, Berkeley, CA.
with special guests
Mike Therieau (solo) and Sean Smith
21+ over, $7, 9:30 PM

Avengers Wasted USA 2005
Festival was CANCELLED! in SoCal

Penelope Houston with Pat Johnson and Lout
Friday July 22 Starry Plough
3101 Shattuck, Berkeley, CA.
with special guests
The Moore Brothers and Willow Willow
21+ over, $7, 9:30 PM

Penelope Houston with Lout
Wed. July 13 at The 12 Galaxies
2565 Mission St. @ 22nd 415-970-9777.
with Leyna Noel solo
and Pat Johnson and the New Sheiks
21+ over, 9:30 PM

Penelope Houston with Pat Johnson and Lout
play new songs at the 9th annual Mission Creek Festival
Thurs. June 9th @ 12 Galaxies
2565 Mission St. @ 22nd 415-970-9777
with Kelly Stoltz/ Paula Frazer/ Lonelyhearts
21+ Show at 9:pm

Avengers back in the UK!
Sat May 21st London @ The Underworld in Camden
8.50 GBP, Buy tix online. doors at 1900 with
Da Skywalkers / Channel 3 / The Smut Peddlers / Boobie Trap

Sun. May 22nd Wasted Festival Morecombe, UK
Avengers 5:30 Market Arena
w/ The Rezillos, Penetration, Turbonegro,
Chelsea, TV Smith and about 100 other bands

Penelope (and others) will read from JT Leroy's
new novella Howard's End
Reading and show of Cherry Hood's work
May 7th 7:00 - 11:00
Varnish Fine Art Gallery
77 Natoma street between 1st and 2nd St.
and Mission and Howard.
Free and all ages

The Avengers play Cafe du Nord, SF
all ages! Buy tickets online
Friday the 13th of May, 9:00PM $12
w/ Harold Ray Live In Concert
and special guests, Baby Jail

The Avengers will play a few Clash songs at the Third Annual Clash/Joe Strummer Tribute
@ The Bottom of the Hill, SF CA.
Sat. March 12th 8:pm, $10, 21+
w/The Avengers / Radio One (from OC) / Friday's Angels / Black Furies / Odd Numbers / Calling All Monsters

Thursday, Feb. 3rd 6:PM
Penelope will be one of the "Celebrity guests" reading from J.T. Leroy's new novella "Harold's End"
@ Different Light Books 489 Castro St., S.F.
415.431.0891 free & all ages.
The reading preceeds the SF debut of the film of JT's book "The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things"
which opens the SF Independent Film Fest at the Castro

A one hour radio special on Penelope
Friday Jan 28th at 19:00
on Radio RSG
A German station in the local area of Remscheid, Solingen and Wuppertal, Düsseldorf and Leverkusen. Includes interview & music from 1977-2004.

Thurs. Jan 20th Eagle Tavern, San Francisco
play a benefit for Mr. Nancy Kravitz,
w/ McCools/ Whoa Nellie/ Ms.Led.
21+, $7 - $10. 9:pm At the Eagle, 12th and Harrison.

Dec 5/6 Penelope & Lout playing on WDR German TV
Sunday night (Monday morning at 1:15AM)
Rockpalast: Crossroads - Highlights (2)
from our October tour!

The AVENGERS play for the limeys

Dec 8th w/ The Damned Bristol Acadamy, Bristol, UK
doors at 7:00 PM. tix online £12.50

Dec 9th w/ The Damned Roadmender, Northampton, UK
doors at 7:30 PM. Call 0115 9129000 for tix. £12/13

Dec 10th at The Charlotte in Leicester, UK
doors at 8:00PM. Call (0115) 9129000 for tix. £7/8
w/ The Ronguns + The Pokers

Dec 11th at Club Zero in Sheffield, UK
w/ Freaks Union. doors at 6:pm!! tix online £8
This was cancelled! We played Leeds at Joseph's Well with Hoover and Max Tundra!

Dec 12th London at The Astoria
Avengers @ 6:PM w/ The Damned, Sham 69, UK Subs, Chelsea, 999 + 4 more. doors at noon! £25

The AVENGERS (featuring the Avengers' Greg Ingraham, Joel Reader from The Plus Ones and Luis Illades from Pansy Division/The Plus Ones and me, Penelope, of course) are going to play all your favorite Avengers songs.

The Avengers play Cafe du Nord, SF
all ages!! Buy tickets online!
Friday, Nov 26th 9:30PM $12
w/ Von Iva, The Horribles

Penelope Houston and LOUT
(Pat Johnson, Mike Theriau,
Ned Doherty + Dave Leonard on drums)
Thee Parkside Tuesday Nov 16th
17th St. at Wisconsin, SF CA 21+over
with The Mike Therieau Band @ 9:PM

Penelope Houston and LOUT play Europe
(Pat Johnson, Mike Theriau, Ned Doherty
+ introducing Dave Leonard on drums)
All in Germany unless noted. Moore Bros opening!

Thu. Oct 7 Bonn @ Harmonie / live TV for "Crossroads/WDR"
Fri. Oct 8 Wesel @ JZ Karo
Sat. Oct 9 Wredenhagen @ Scheune
Sun. Oct 10 Kiel @ Räucherei
Mon. Oct 11 Hamburg @ Knust
Tue. Oct 12 Berlin @ Knaack
Wed. Oct 13 Dresden @ Star Club
Thu. Oct 14 Hannover @ BAD
Fri. Oct 15 Erfurt @ Museumskeller
Sat. Oct 16 Langenau @ Pfleghofsaal
Sun. Oct 17 Switzerland - Zürich @ Moods
Mon. Oct München @ Muffathalle
Tue. Oct 19 Halle Objekt 5
Wed. Oct 20 Frankfurt @ Sinkkasten
Thu. Oct 21 Ingolstadt @ Neue Welt
Fri. Oct 22 Croatia - Zagreb @ KSET
Sat. Oct 23 Austria - Innsbruck tba
Sun. Oct 24 Austria - Wien @ Chelsea
Mon. Oct 25 Austria - Salzburg @ Rockhaus


Fri. Sept 24, 2004 Portland, OR
Sabala's 21 + over, $10
w/ Antiworld, The Clorox Girls, Lovely

Sat. Sept 25, 2004 Seattle, WA
Showbox Theater
A benefit for No vote left behind
w/ MudHoney, Kinski, Pansy Division and David Cross

Penelope und der Lout Band warming up for europe!
We play at 5:15 PM Sunday Sept 19th
Valencia Street Fair
at 20th-22nd St. in the Mission, SF Free! all ages.
DJ Soulsalaam/YOKO SOLO/Rid
e The Blinds
DJ VINNIE Esparza/Whysall Lane/Monolith

Penelope Band 9/9
The Ivy Room, 21+ over,
w/ Dave Gleason's Wasted Days (acoustic)

The scAVENGERS play the almost all ages SoCal tour:

Thur Aug 19th Cayucos Vets Hall
, Cayucos, CA
w/Redtape, The Slanderin, Lipstick Killers

Fri Aug 20th Alex's Bar Long Beach, CA
w/The Spits, The Orphans, The Pervz

Sat Aug 21st Galaxy Theatre
Santa Ana, CA
w/the Stitches, The Crowd, Loogie

Sun Aug 22nd 3:30PM Sunset Junction Street Fair
Sunset Blvd. LA, CA
w/dios,LOVE,Camper Van Beethoven,X + more.

the last time I did sc...Avengers shows my hair turned purple! Here I am selling glad I'm a girl and Plus Ones t-shirts at the Lookout Records 10th anniversary party at a miniature golf course. Well, that was five years ago. It looks like we'll play four more shows in Cali and one in Sept. in Seattle. Better book those flights now!

Penelope sings one of her "Guilty Pleasures"
at Thee Parkside in SF wed july 28
with Val Esway, Jesse Natale, Jill Olsen, Mike Theriau and more singing 26 beautifully embarrassing songs of their pimply faced years.
And it's a benefit for Save the Music. We raised $1000!.

The scAVENGERS play Cafe du Nord, SF
Friday July 2nd, 2004
w/ The Sermon and Thistle

The scAVENGERS play Fitzgerald's Pub
Huntington Beach, CA
w/ Loogie

The scAVENGERS play the Casbah
Friday June 18th
San Diego, CA

Sin Sin 77, The Glossines, The Red Onions, The Jolenes

The scAVENGERS play Spaceland
Sat June 19th
1717 Silver Lake Blvd. Los Angeles, CA.
w/ The Leaving Trains and the Mint Chicks

Penelope will sing a Green Day song
at the benefit for HEAR at the
Great American Music Hall
Sunday June 13th all ages 7:PM

Penelope will sing "The American in Me"
with Mission of Burma at the Fillmore on June 9th

The scAVENGERS play Gilman Street
Friday May 28th
Berkeley, CA
w/The Plus Ones/Apocalipstick/Triple Nipple

Sat May 22, 2004
Penelope Houston & Pat Johnson
w/ The Hut Dwellers
Benefit music event for

East Bay CD release party!!
the Starry Plough, Berk.
w/ the Moore Bros and Mike Visser

SF CD Release Party!!!
Tues. April 27th, 2004 @ Cafe du Nord SF
Four Year Bender and Katy J

Easter Sunday!
Penelope and Pat Johnson
play an acoustic set
with bassist Ned Doherty for
Open Mind Music's 10th anniversary party
Matt Piucci (Rain Parade) /Mellow Drunk/Crime in Choir

Thursday, March 18th 6:30pm
Pat Johnson and I will play an acoustic set
free + all ages @ Rawk Show Gallery
910 W. Third St., Austin TX

Friday, March 19th 4:pm
free + all ages instore at 33 Degrees
4017 Guadalupe St., Austin, TX 78751

Sat. March 20th 3:40pm
Runt Distro Party free 1:pm-5:pm
w/ Hard Place, Bart Davenport, Beam and more
Club de Ville, 900 Red River St. Austin TX

SXSW Music Festival showcase
(you'll need a wristband for this show)
Sat. March 20th @ midnight
Mother Egan's, Austin, TX
with Jeff Klein, Johnathan Rice & more

Wednesday March 3th
@ The Make Out Room in San Francisco.
Billy & the Fid/ Neighborly Deeds

Sat. Feb. 28th, 2004, at the Starry Plough,
w/ The Naked Barbies

Sun. Jan. 11th, 2004 @ Cafe du Nord
An evening of politics and music
with speakers Activist/Author David Harris & comedian Geoff Hoyle.
I'll be playing with Pat Johnson
Michael Ward with Dogs & Fishes
& VJ Luna

More past shows.

Want to check out my shows from the distant past:
All the 1977-79 avengers shows. And someday... all the penelope shows!