Posted in music | tour dates on September 26, 2008

They Might Be Giants

After releasing their popular children's music album "Here Come The 123s" and a spot on the Disney Music Block Party Tour this summer, They Might Be Giants are ready to get back into the world of adult music.

The band is set to play a series of shows on the last Saturday of EVERY month at NYC's (le) Poisson Rouge now through November and again in January. Kicking off this Saturday 9/27, the shows will feature songs off of all of TMBG's albums and each show will be entirely unique. Leave the kiddies at home and don't miss the chance to see TMBG's churn out the classics - both new and old.

Tour dates and ticket links below...

They Might Be Giants - 2008 Tour Dates
09/26: Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon
09/27: New York, NY @ Le Poisson Rouge (tickets)
10/05: New York, NY @ Target Children's Book Fair
10/23: Farmingdale, NY @ The Crazy Donkey
10/24: Northampton, MA @ Calvin Theatre
10/25: New York, NY @ Le Poisson Rouge (tickets)
11/28: Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
11/29: New York, NY @ Le Poisson Rouge
11/30: Screening of Gigantic @ 92Y Tribeca Screening Room - intro, Q&A
12/31: Philadelphia, PA @ TLA (2 shows)
01/17: Montclair, NJ @ Montclair State University
01/30: Providence, RI @ Lupo's
01/31: New York, NY @ Le Poisson Rouge

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Comments (14)

I'd rather be listening to Radiohead.

Posted by Anonymous | September 26, 2008 10:06 AM

"I'd rather be listening to Radiohead."

It's not funny. Stop.

Posted by Anonymous | September 26, 2008 10:08 AM

I hope they announce the themes of the other NYC shows soon...come on John Henry album night!

Posted by Anonymous | September 26, 2008 10:10 AM

YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME NOW!!!!

Posted by Anonymous | September 26, 2008 10:29 AM

I hate particle man.

Posted by Universe Man | September 26, 2008 11:00 AM

INCOMING MESSAGE STOP RADIOHEAD IS ALL RADIOHEAD IS THE BEST STOP BEEP BEEP BEEP BOOP BLIP BLIP BOOP BEEP

Posted by Anonymous | September 26, 2008 11:18 AM

oh man john henry album night. that would be a welcome thing.

Posted by Anonymous | September 26, 2008 12:05 PM

And all the worlds 18-30 year old virgins rejoice

Posted by Anonymous | September 26, 2008 12:06 PM

My 16 year-old son is TMBG's biggest fan and has probably gotten laid more than any 3 of you.

Posted by Anonymous | September 26, 2008 12:45 PM

^^ man that comment weirds me out.

Posted by Anonymous | September 26, 2008 1:08 PM

Anybody see John Flansburgh at the Built to Spill show last night?

Posted by Anonymous | September 26, 2008 4:40 PM

----How crazy is Brooklyn for Barack? Even people who want to give $1,000 to the candidate can’t get into a hot fundraiser on Monday — it’s already packed with people giving the maximum.

So don’t bother heading to Bubby’s in DUMBO for the “Bridge to Somewhere: A Brooklyn Evening for Barack Obama” event on Monday night, said David Shenk, an author and organizer of the event.

“All 350 tickets are sold — and that’s the most the room can hold,” said Shenk, a Park Sloper.

Too bad, as Brooklyn’s own They Might Be Giants will be performing and comic Andy Borowitz will be cracking wise.
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http://brooklynpaper.com/stories/31/39/31_39_cl_barack_parties.html

Posted by brooklynvegan | October 3, 2008 9:19 AM

more details on today's event:

Sunday October 5, 2008 from 10:00am - 5:00pm
Columbia University

116th street and Broadway
New York City, New York
Category: Family
Children of all ages and their families will gather at Columbia University for the New York Times Great Children’s Read presented by Target. The event, which is free to the public, will feature book readings and signings, live entertainment and musical performances – all to help foster children’s love for reading as a fun and recreational activity.

Celebrity guests will include:

• Common (artist/author of The Mirror and Me)
• Laurence Yep (author of American Girl – Mia)
• Jane O’Connor (author of Fancy Nancy Series)
• John Bemelmans Marciano (author of Madeline and the Cats of Rome)
• Musical highlights will include Lisa Loeb, They Might Be Giants, Playhouse Disney’s “Choo-Choo Soul” and Yo Gabba Gabba!.

Target Children’s Stage Line-up:

10:00: Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players (performance and signing)
10:35: John Bemelmans Marciano reading followed by signing (Madeline and the Cats of Rome)
10:55: Christian Hainsworth reading followed by signing (Traveling Bear™ Series)
11:20: Playhouse Disney's “Johnny and the Sprites” (performance and signing)
11:55: Jane O'Connor reading followed by signing (Fancy Nancy Series)
12:20: Playhouse Disney’s “Choo-Choo Soul” (performance and signing)
12:50: David Soman & Jacky Davis reading followed by signing (Ladybug Girl)
1:10: Peter Howe reading followed by signing (Waggit’s Tale)
1:40: Lisa Loeb (performance and signing)
2:15: Matthew Reinhart reading followed by signing (Encyclopedia Mythologica: Fairies and other Magical Creatures)
2:35: Common reading followed by signing (The Mirror and Me)
3:10: They Might Be Giants (performance and signing)
4:10: Laurence Yep reading followed by signing (American Girl – Mia)
4:30: Yo Gabba Gabba!, featuring D.J. Lance Rock & Brobee (performance and signing)

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