Pixies tour dates have been announced. The band is bringing its “Dolittle Tour” to 13 Canadian and three American cities this spring, beginning in Halifax April 9. Tour dates below.
The question now is, how can we make them stop? Is there anyone left who hasn’t seen the Pixies yet, who wants to? How long can they keep touring those same old songs? The most interesting thing about the tour is that it’s the band’s most extensive Canadian tour so far, for what that’s worth.
Ticket info: Starting tomorrow, Friday, January 21 at 9:00AM EST, a limited number of tickets for the tour dates will be available through a special presale on www.pixiesmusic.com. In addition, all pre-sale purchases will include a “download taster” of live tracks from the “Doolittle” show. The public on-sale will kick off next Friday, January 28 – log onto www.pixiesmusic.com for all details.
The Doolittle tour: The band performs all of the songs from their 1989 classic Doolittle and its related B-sides, “Weird at My School,” “Dancing the Manta Ray,” and “Bailey’s Walk”. An imaginative cinematic production has been created for the “Doolittle” tour. Designed by long-time Pixies lighting designer Myles Mangino and designer Paul Normandale, the set features four huge, undulating, eyeball-like spheres flown just below the lighting rig and are part of the concert’s light show. Filmmakers Judy Jacobs, Tom Winkler, Brent Felix and Melinda Tupling were brought on board to create 11 films especially for the production. The films are projected onto a massive backdrop video screen to accompany 12 of the 21 songs that comprise the show.
Pixies tour dates:
9 Metro Centre, Halifax, NS
10 Centre – Casino Moncton, Moncton, NB
12 Salle Albert-Rousseau, Quebec City, QC
13 Metropolis, Montreal, QC
16 Civic Center, Ottawa, ON
17 The Center in the Square, Kitchener, ON
18 Massey Hall, Toronto, ON
20 Wentworth Room, Hamilton, ON
22 Fox Theatre, Detroit, MI
23 Eagles Ballroom, Milwaukee, WI
24 Roy Wilkins Auditorium, St. Paul, MN
27 Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg, MB
29 TCU Place, Saskatoon, SK
30 Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary, AB
1 Shaw Conference Center, Edmonton, AB
3 Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, BC