if you’re re-watching THE WEST WING, or watching for the first time, here’s a reminder that Steph wrote an album all about it back in 2012!
Are you excited for Yes All Witches to take their first ever tour all the way out west? Well you should be!
We’ve launched a Kickstarter to make this the best Yes All Witches tour yet and take us farther, with more musicians than ever before. Learn more:
Where are we going?
October 14 @ TBA – Kansas City, MO (w/ Tianna & the Cliffhangers + the 8th Horcrux)
Library Show – FREE & All Ages!
October 15 @ 6:00 pm – Colorado Springs, CO (w/ Tianna & the Cliffhangers)
21C Library – FREE & All Ages!
1175 Chapel Hills Dr
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Colorado Springs Facebook Event
October 17 @ 8:00 pm – Las Vegas, NV (w/ Tianna & the Cliffhangers)
The Sci-Fi Center – All Ages! $5 suggested donation
5077 Arville St
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Las Vegas Facebook Event
October 18 @ 6:30 pm – Milpitas, CA (w/ Tianna & the Cliffhangers)
Milpitas Library Library – FREE & All Ages!
160 N Main St.
Milpitas Facebook Event
October 24 @ 5:00 pm – Mesa, AZ (w/ Tianna & the Cliffhangers)
Dobson Ranch Library – FREE & All Ages!
2425 S. Dobson Rd
Mesa Facebook Event
October 25 @ 4:30 pm – Scottsdale, AZ (w/ Tianna & the Cliffhangers)
Scottsdale Civic Center Library
3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd
Scottsdale Facebook Event
October 27 @ 7:00 pm – Springfield, MO (w/ Tianna & the Cliffhangers)
Springfield-Greene County Library
4653 S. Campbell Ave
Springfield Facebook Event
October 28 @ 6:00 pm – Washington, MO
Washington Public Library
410 Lafayette St
Washington Facebook Event
That’s right, Tonks and the Aurors is bringing back the popular YES ALL WITCHES wizard rock tour for summer 2016! This will bring MORE fierce lady wizard rock and nerd rock bands to america to rock libraries with their original songs about Harry Potter, Star Wars, John Green’s books, Percy Jackson, the Hunger Games, fan fiction, and more!
May 7 – Oak Lawn, IL
June 18 – Athens, TN
July 22 – Rochester, NY (w/ Tianna & the Cliffhangers)
July 23 – Worcester, MA (w/ Tianna & the Cliffhangers, Draco & the Malfoys + Ashley Hamel)
July 24 – Woonsocket, RI (w/ Tianna & the Cliffhangers, Ashley Hamel, Draco & the Malfoys, + more!)
July 25 – Mount Laurel, NJ (w/ Tianna & the Cliffhangers + Ashley Hamel)
July 26 – Fayetteville, NC (w/ Tianna & the Cliffhangers + the Blibbering Humdingers)
July 27 – Watkinsville, GA (w/ Tianna & the Cliffhangers + Hawthorn & Holly)
July 29 – Orlando, FL (GEEKYCON)
Fall 2016 – Western USA!
For the second year in a row, we have been asked to play Harry & the Potters’ annual Yule Ball! We will be joining them in Brooklyn, NY at the Bell House on December 19th!
Harry and the Potters, The Potter Puppet Pals, Draco and the Malfoys, Tonks and the Aurors, Ashley Hamel
Doors: 4:00 pm / Show: 5:00 pm
November 1st brought the 8th anniversary of Tonks and the Aurors first show. Back in 2007 we had no idea that such a crazy idea to start a wizard rock band would bring us to today. This summer alone, we rocked libraries, met new amazing fans, fell in love with some kick ass librarians, and started a new movement in YES ALL WITCHES.
Currently we have 3 shows left in 2015, and we plan to use these to launch us into the most amazing year ever for this scrappy little wizard rock band with Detroit roots. Come part with us before be bust into 2016!
- November 21 – the University of Louisville, 8pm @ the Red Barn
- December 4 – St Louis, MO; 6pm @ St Louis Science Center
- December 19 – Brooklyn, NY; 5pm @ the Bell House
Love, your favorite wizard rock band
Tonks & the Aurors
Featuring Tonks & the Aurors, Kirstyn Hippe, Tianna & the Cliffhangers and more!
June 22 @ 6:30pm – Ocean City, NJ
Ocean City Free Public Library – FREE & ALL AGES
1735 Simpson Ave
Ocean City, NJ 08226
June 23 @ 7pm – New York, NY
Sidewalk Cafe – FREE & ALL AGES
94 Avenue A
New York, NY 10009
June 24 @ 4pm – Rochester, NY
Penfield Library Branch – FREE & ALL AGES
1985 Baird Rd
Penfield, NY 14526
June 24 @ 7:30pm – Rochester, NY
Chili Library Branch – FREE & ALL AGES
3333 Chili Ave
Rochester, NY 14624-5324
June 26 @ 6:30pm – Chicago, IL
Open Books! $5 suggested donation & ALL AGES
NOTE NEW ADDRESS:
651 W. Lake St.
Chicago, Illinois 606661
June 27 @ 6:00pm – Princeton, IL
Princeton Library’s WIZARD & WONDER FAIR! FREE & ALL AGES
698 E Peru St
Princeton, IL 16356
June 28 @ 3:00pm – Jefferson City, MO
Missouri River Regional Library – FREE & ALL AGES
214 Adams St
Jefferson City, MO
June 29 @ 6:30pm – Springfield, MO
Springfield-Greene County Library District – FREE & ALL AGES
4653 S Campbell Ave
Springfield, MO 65810
June 30 @ 6:00pm – Manhattan, KS
K-State Student Union – $5 suggested donation, ALL AGES
17th & Anderson
Manhattan, KS 66502
July 1 @ 3:00pm – St. Louis, MO
Florissant Valley Public Library – FREE & ALL AGES
195 S New Florissant Rd
Florissant, Missouri 63031
July 2 @ 7:00pm – Florence, AL
Florence-Lauderdale Public Library – FREE & ALL AGES
350 N Wood Ave
Florence, AL 35630
July 25 @ Chatanooga Public Library
with Tianna & the Cliffhangers
Downtown Library – FREE & ALL AGES
1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Orlando, FL – GEEKYCON 2015
Mainstage Concert (Full band)
July 29 – August 1
Concert included in admission to GeekyCon (formerly LeakyCon).
August 8 @ 5pm – Elyria, OH
with Tianna & the Cliffhangers
Central Public Library – FREE & ALL AGES
320 Washington Ave.
Elyria, Ohio 44035
February 28 6-10pm
The social justice organization, Lexpecto Patronum, invites you to enjoy a magical Harry Potter themed evening at the Plantory in downtown Lexington. If you are looking for an out of the ordinary experience, then this is the event for you. The evening will start with a Magical Feast catered by the Lexington Diner. Chef Ranada West-Riley has planned an imaginative menu full of surprises! Believe me, you’ve seen nothing like it. Stay for the Winter Wizard Ball featuring special guest Tonks and the Aurors. Known as “The Bruce Spingsteen of Wizard Rock,” she is beloved by both magical and muggles alike.
Ages 14+ • Formal Dress • Cosplay Encouraged • Limited tickets available!
Look for the option to have invites hand delivered on Valentines Day!
TICKET SALES BEGIN JANUARY 28, 2015 at NOON.
In partnership with:
with a Social Justice Grant from:
The Coulson Firm, PLLC
Lexpecto Patronum is a community chapter of
The Harry Potter Alliance
Tonks & the Aurors is always looking for cool new opportunities to partner with people in the arts around the US (and internationally!). This year, we were approached with something awesome, and couldn’t say no. In April we’ll be playing wizard rock before a few performances of a brand new play that focuses on some of the best and worst parts of fandom: crack fanfic
Tonks & the Aurors will be playing 30 minute sets before 3 performances of Strange Bedfellows Theatre‘s BADFIC LOVE at the Den Theatre in Chicago. T&tA will play at 7:00 before the show, and sell merch at each performance April 16 – 19.
April 16 at 7pm
April 17 at 7pm
April 18 at 7pm
After the final concert in Ann Arbor, MI, the entire #RockTheLibrary tour went to Brighton, MI for a day on the lake. After so many days in a car, I loved the chance to relax by the water. We floated, sunbathed, and enjoyed the last few moments together as a tour!
While lying by the lake, Tianna, Kirstyn, Monica, and I began to outline plans for another crazy tour next summer! I can’t wait to start booking tour dates in December.
After tour wrapped, Automatic rolled out a new web-based dashboard that allows you to manipulate your travel data more than ever before. I’m using this data now to show me trends and to track our path for 2015’s tour schedule.
Before Automatic, touring with a rental car could be hectic and worrisome. Driving unfamiliar vehicles in unknown locales means you have to be ready for any possibility. However, Automatic gave us more control over our vehicle and location, more data to keep us on track, and even gave us peace of mind if anything disastrous should happen.
As a musician who travels often, not having to worry about a rental car with issues or being unfamiliar with the gas mileage and performance on a borrowed vehicle, means that I can focus less on avoiding potential problems and focus more on what I do best: playing music! I think Automatic has made the biggest impact on my long-range travel technology since the iPhone became my travel companion many years ago.
Armed with the data that Automatic gives, my favorite musicians to travel with, and a map app, I’m more prepared than ever for next summer! I hope to see you at a library or bookstore soon.
Steph, Kirstyn, Tianna, and Monica will be back on tour June 22 – July 3, 2015!