Here’s some news that should please all the Emo Nights in Boston: The Juliana Theory are reuniting for their 20th anniversary.
The Pennsylvania band announced the news this morning on Facebook, writing: “We never thought we would play together again, let alone tour, but the 5 of us are thrilled to make all new memories with you this summer!”
After releasing four studio albums between 1999 and 2005, The Juliana Theory officially broke up in 2006, but played a handful of farewell shows in the following years. It’s believed their last gig was a Pittsburgh show in 2010 to benefit the Mario Lemieux Foundation.
“The more that time has passed since we broke up, the more we’ve all realized that we cherish so many memories tied up in this band,” they write. “We’ve remained close friends but the bond we share making music together is something that all 5 of us have missed. No longer seeing your faces and hearing your voices in sing-a-longs out on the road has left a void. We’ve read all your tweets and Instagram posts and emails saying you miss us and you wanna know the truth? We miss you all just as much if not more. To know that our music still matters to people 20 years after we first got together in a tiny garage in a small town in western PA — wow, that’s genuinely humbling.”