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Pat Metheny Announces New Leg Of “Orchestrion Tour”

September 7, 2010 by  
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 Pat Metheny has announced that he’ll be bringing his Orchestrion  Tour to another 19 North American performance halls beginning in October.

The Orchestrion album, which came out in January on Nonesuch Records. Orchestrion brings a musical idea from the late 19th and early 20th centuries—a large mechanical multi-instrument device that utilizes actual orchestral instruments of various types, called an “orchestrion”—to the technologies of today. Metheny’s concept includes a large ensemble of acoustic instruments—including several pianos, drum kit, marimbas, “guitar-bots,” dozens of percussion instruments, and even cabinets of carefully tuned bottles. Through Metheny’s guitar and compositional mind, five new original pieces showcase the instruments as they are struck, plucked, and otherwise played via the technology of solenoid switches and pneumatics. Metheny worked for months with a brilliant team of inventors to develop and assemble the “New Orchestrion” for this project.

Pat Metheny Orchestrion Tour Dates:

Friday, October 1
Birmingham, AL
Alsy Stephens Center
Saturday, October 2
Louisville, KY
Brown Theatre
Sunday, October 3
Munhall, PA
Carnegie Library Music Hall
Tuesday, October 5
Burlington, VT
Flynn Center
Wednesday, October 6
Peekskill, NY
The Paramount
Thursday, October 7
Princeton, NJ
McCarter Theatre Center
Friday, October 8
Englewood, NJ
Bergen Performing Arts Center
Saturday, October 9
Morristown, NJ
Mayo Center for the Performing Arts
Sunday, October 10
Great Barrington, MA
Mahaiwe Theatre
Tuesday, October 12
Montreal, Canada
Wednesday, October 13
Quebec City, Canada
Theatre Capitole
Friday, October 15
Bethlehem, PA
Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University
Saturday, October 16
Buffalo, NY
University of Buffalo Center For The Arts
Sunday, October 17
East Lansing, MI
The Wharton Center
Tuesday, October 19
Binghamton, NY
Anderson Center for the Arts
Wednesday, October 20
Baltimore, MD
Hippodrome Theatre
Thursday, October 21
Northampton, MA
Calvin Theatre
Friday, October 22
Brookville, NY
Tilles Center
Saturday, October 23
Torrington, CT
Warner Theatre

The Pixies Add On Dates To The US “Doolittle Tour”

July 9, 2010 by  
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With sold out shows in Austin, Tulsa, Kansas City and Nashville, the Pixies announce that they are adding more concerts to their 2010 U.S. “Doolittle Tour.”  

A second show in Nashville on September 11, a second Austin show confirmed for September 21, as well as stops in Charlotte, NC (September 9) and Asheville, NC (September 12), are now part of the “Doollittle Tour” itinerary.  Tickets for all of these added shows are now on sale (see below for details).

The 2010 U.S. “Doolittle Tour” extends the 20th anniversary celebration of the release of the band’s classic 1989 album, Doolittle, as the Pixies – Black Francis, Kim Deal, Joey Santiago and David Lovering – will perform the album, start-to-finish, as well as its related B-sides:  “Weird at My School,” “Dancing the Mantra Ray,” and “Bailey’s Walk,” among them. Doolittle, the band’s third album and the first to chart on Billboard’s album charts, includes classics such as “Debaser,” “Wave of Mutilation,” “Here Comes Your Man,” “Hey,” and “Gouge Away.”

Confirmed dates for the Pixies’ 2010 U.S. Doolittle Tour are as follows:

 7    Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, PA*
 9    Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte, NC*
10    Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN*
11    Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN*
12    Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, Asheville, NC*
13    Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA*
17    Uptown Theatre, Kansas City, MO
18    Brady Theatre, Tulsa, OK**
19    Verizon Theatre, Dallas, TX*
20    Verizon Wireless Theatre, Houston, TX
21    Austin Music Hall, Austin, TX***
22    Austin Music Hall, Austin, TX***
24    Mesa Amphitheatre, Mesa, AZ (tix sold through the venue)
25    The Joint, Las Vegas, NV*
26    RIMAC Arena, San Diego, CA*

* Tickets sold through Ticketmaster
** Tickets sold through Protix
*** Tickets sold through Frontgate


Julian Casablancas Adds Dates to NA Tour

February 19, 2010 by  
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Julian Casablancas (frontman for The Strokes) has added some new dates to his NA solo headlining tour (in support of his solo album “Phrazes For the Young”)


3/23 – Providence, RI – Lupo’s
3/24 – New York, NY – The Fillmore, Irving Plaza
3/26 – Atlanta, GA – Center Stage
3/27 – Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore
3/28 – Baltimore, MD – Ram’s Head
3/30 – Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
4/1 – Montreal, QC – National
4/2 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix
4/3 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
4/5 – Detroit, MI – St. Andrew’s Hall
4/6 – Chicago, IL – Vic Theatre
4/8 – Minneapolis, MN – First Ave
4/9 – Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue
4/10 – Kansas City, MO – Beaumont Club
4/12 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
4/13 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues
4/14 – Austin, TX – La Zona Rosa

For pre-sale tickets or for more information go to

AFI Add Additional NA Tour Dates

January 11, 2010 by  
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AFI have added a few additional dates to their current US tour.  The new dates are: 

3/12/10 – Nashville, TN – Rocketown          
3/13/10 – Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore 
3/15/10 – Jacksonville, FL – Plush
3/16/10 – Tampa, FL – The Ritz
3/19/10 – New Orleans, LA – House of Blues
Tickets for these dates go on sale on January 234rd.  For a full listing of AFI tour dates check out their tour page.