Circle Jerks provide reunion tour to San Francisco, Sacramento

Keith Morris may be even wilder on the mobile phone than he is on the concert phase.

Throughout the course of a roughly 30-moment conversation, the punk-rock vocalist moshes his way by way of a selection of subjects, ranging from unseasonably cold weather in Los Angeles (“When I went to bed past night, it was like I could see my breath”) to conspiracy theories (“I appreciate conspiracy theories”) to allergy time (“I have all of the allergies”) to Northern California’s possess Streetlight Documents (“That’s a great document store”).

Oh, yeah, and he also discovered time to converse about the Circle Jerks, Morris’ legendary Hermosa Beach hardcore punk act that brings its very long-awaited reunion tour to Northern California for three exhibits this month.

The Circle Jerks — that includes Morris, guitarist and fellow founding member Greg Hetson, bassist Zander Schloss and drummer Joey Castillo — carry out Feb. 23 at the Catalyst in Santa Cruz, Feb. 25 at the Fillmore in San Francisco and Feb. 26 at the Ace of Spades in Sacramento.

Ticket data on all a few shows can be identified at

It was a blast to chat with Morris, who has the difference of currently being a founding member of two of the genre’s all-time most effective functions. Just before forming the Circle Jerks in 1979, the vocalist aided observed the similarly legendary Black Flag in 1976.

So, buckle up and delight in the interview.

Q: I was satisfied to listen to that the Circle Jerks had been back and actively playing shows alongside one another. It did not take place as originally planned, but, hey, it did occur.

A: This tour has been rebooked two times. We have been intended to, ahead of COVID occurred, go out and engage in all these reveals to endorse the 40th anniversary of “Group Sex” (the group’s 1980 debut).

But due to the fact we waited so long, not only do we get to celebrate 40 years of “Group Sex” but we also get to celebrate 40 years of “Wild in the Streets.”