Fred Schneider

QRO's spotlight falls on the iconic and singular Fred Schneider.  Tin roof, rusted! ...
Fred Schneider

QRO’s spotlight falls on the iconic and singular Fred Schneider.  Tin roof, rusted!


Name: Fred Schneider

Hometown: Athens, GA

Associated act(s): The B-52s, The Superions

Albums: Solo: Fred Schneider & The Shake Society (1984), Just Fred (1996)

The B-52s: The B-52’s (1979), Wild Planet (1980), Mesopotamis (1982), Whammy! (1983), Bouncing off the Satellites (1986), Cosmic Thing (1989), Good Stuff (1992), Funplex (2008)

The Superions: The Superions (2010), Destination.. Christmas! (2010)

TV shows appeared on: Saturday Night Live (NBC), The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC), Late Night with David Letterman (CBS), The Arsenio Hall Show (FOX), The Rosie O’Donnell Show (syndicated), Live with Regis & Kelly (ABC), The Ellen Degeneres Show (syndicated), The Today Show (NBC), Good Morning America (ABC), V.I.P. (syndicated), The Daily Show (Comedy Central), The L Word (Showtime)

Fred Schneider

Related Articles:

Review of The B-52s’ Funplex

Review of The B-52s as part of SunFest in West Palm Beach, FL on May 2nd, 2010

Photo gallery of The B-52s from SunFest

Photo gallery of The B-52s from Asher Levy Park in Brooklyn, NY on August 19th, 2010

Review of The Superions’ Destination… Christmas!

Interview with Fred

Photo gallery of The Superions live for the very first time at Borders Bookstore in New York, NY on December 1st, 2010

Photo gallery of The B-52s from Stubb’s in Austin, TX on November 2nd, 2011

Recap as part of Record Store Day Panel at Rough Trade NYC in Brooklyn, NY on March 10th, 2015

Photos from Rough Trade NYC

Photo gallery of The B-52s at Fox Theatre in Atlanta, GA on October 30th, 2015

Photo gallery of The B-52s at ACL Live at The Moody Theater in Austin, TX on May 18th, 2017

Photo gallery of The B-52s at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, NY on July 28th, 2018

Review of The B-52s at Riot Fest in Chicago, IL on September 15th, 2019

Photo gallery from Riot Fest

Tour dates: The B-52s

July 2 – Nottingham, UK – Royal Concert Hall
July 3 – Manchester, UK – O2 Apollo
July 5 – Paris, France – Olympia
July 7 – Argeles Sur Me, France – Festival les Deferlantes
August 1 – Costa Mesa, CA – Pacific Amphitheatre
August 3 – San Diego, CA – Bayside Summer Nights @ Embarcadero Marina Park**
August 4 – Los Angeles, CA – Microsoft Theater
August 6 – Portland, OR – Oregon Zoo Amphitheater
August 7 – Seattle, WA – BECU ZooTunes Concert Series
August 8 – Missoula, MT – Kettlehouse Amphitheater
August 10 – Bend, OR – Les Schwab Amphitheater
August 11 – Murphys, CA – Ironstone Amphitheatre
August 12 – Saratoga, CA – The Mountain Winery
August 14 – Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre
August 16 – Salt Lake City, UT – Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre
August 17 – Dillon, CO – Dillon Amphitheater
August 18 – Greenwood Village, CO – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
August 21 – San Antonio, TX – The Majestic Theater
August 22 – Austin, TX – Bass Concert Hall
August 24 – Sugarland, TX – Smart Financial Centre
August 25 – New Orleans, LA – Saenger Theatre
August 28 – Clearwater, FL – Ruth Eckerd Hall
September 6 – Greensboro, NC – White Oak Amphitheatre at Greensboro Coliseum Complex
September 7 – Atlanta, GA – Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park
September 8 – Huber Heights, OH – Rose Music Center at the Heights
September 11 – Grand Rapids, MI – Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens
September 13 – Toronto, ONT, CA – Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
September 14 – Detroit, MI – Meadow Brook Amphitheatre
September 17 – Washington, D.C. – The Anthem
September 19 – Philadelphia, PA – Mann Center for the Performing Arts
September 20 – Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods Resort Casino – Grand Theater
September 22 – Asbury Park, NJ – Sea.Hear.Now Festival
September 24 – New York, NY – Summerstage – Central Park

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