Posted in books | music | tour dates on July 25, 2007

Hold Steady @ Shake It, Dec 9, 2006 (CRED)
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'Harry Potter' favorite The Hold Steady have a big, free, headlining show coming up in Brooklyn's Prospect Park on August 9th. They also have Craig Finn also has a much smaller, free, NYC show coming up - inside a Harry Potter-selling Barnes & Noble on September 13th.

Want your (photobooth) picture to appear in the artwork for the next Hold Steady single? Details on how you can make that happen, HERE. All tour dates below....

The Hold Steady - 2007 Tour Dates
Aug 4 - Lollapalooza Chicago, Illinois
Aug 5 - Madison Theater Covington, Kentucky
Aug 6 - Opera House Toronto, Ontario
Aug 7 - La Sala Rosa Montreal, Quebec
Aug 9 - Prospect Park Band Shell Brooklyn, New York *
Aug 24 - Leeds Festival Leeds
Aug 26 - Reading Festival Reading
Aug 28 - INmusic Festival Zagreb
Aug 29 - 2 Days a Week Festival Vienna
Aug 30 - Electric Ballroom London
Sep 1 - Connect Festival Scotland, Scotland
Sep 13 - Barnes & Noble in Union Square, New York, New York (craig solo)

* w/ The Big Sleep, Teenage Prayers

And they're playing near the World Trade Center.

Previously
* more Hold Steady

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Comments (12)

How is B&N going to prevent this from being a mob scene?

Posted by Anonymous | July 25, 2007 11:49 AM

I really don't think they're ready for this...hopefully they've consulted with venues that have run huge names in small settings and hammered out logistics. This could be insane.

Posted by Anonymous | July 25, 2007 12:22 PM

the hold steady almost killed me.

Posted by twincities | July 25, 2007 1:11 PM

more importantly, um, who wants to see a rock show in a book store?

Posted by cat | July 25, 2007 2:14 PM

she said "it's good to see you're back in a bookstore band, baby," I said "it's great to see you're still in the bookstores"

Posted by this chick who looked like elizabeth shue | July 25, 2007 2:46 PM

"All your favorite books wouldn't seem so well-written, if you were just a little bit more well-read."

the b&n show will be acoustic, no?

Posted by jonathan | July 25, 2007 4:05 PM

Guess they couldn't find a record store to perform in...?

Posted by Eric | July 25, 2007 5:31 PM

hey, brooklyn vegan used my picture! yesssssssss

Posted by Casey Teeter | July 26, 2007 1:02 AM

Hey! Is that Shake It Records in Cincinnati???? My Hometown

Posted by Zach Herche | July 27, 2007 12:13 PM

Hey! Is that Shake It Records in Cincinnati???? My Hometown

Posted by Zach Herche | July 27, 2007 12:13 PM

Hey! Is that Shake It Records in Cincinnati???? My Hometown

Posted by Zach Herche | July 27, 2007 12:14 PM

I've been tipped that The Hold Steady and Art Brut are in the midst of scheduling a joint fall together. That is going to be one off the hook show. No word on dates yet, but I'll let you know as soon as I get them. Rumor is the tour will run from late September through November.

In related news, The Hold Steady are playing a FREE show at Prospect Park on August 9th with The Big Sleep and The Teenage Prayers. On September 13th, Craig Finn will play a FREE solo show at B&N Union Square. Then on September 17th, The Hold Steady will be joined

Posted by testking 70-294 | January 12, 2010 6:37 AM

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