Posted in music | tour dates on August 25, 2009

Hidden Cameras

The Hidden Cameras have just announced a massive North American tour in support of their fourth full-length, Origin:Orphan....Fans will have the opportunity to purchase tickets for all of the newly announced shows except in Brooklyn and San Francisco, before they go on sale to the general public... As a bonus and in anticipation of the new album and tour, fans will immediately receive a free digital download of the newly released 5-track In The NA EP with any The Hidden Cameras pre-sale ticket purchase.
The tour dates currently on pre-sale include the band's November 4th show at (Le) Poisson Rouge (pre-sale tix). General sale starts Thursday, August 27th at noon (note: I think they were on sale and then not on sale or something like that).

Tickets for band's other area show, November 6th at Brooklyn's Union Hall, aren't on sale yet are on presale. Sometimes Camera member and fellow Canadian, Gentleman Reg will join them on all dates.

Quick flashback: In 2004 the Hidden Cameras were supposed to headline Bowery Ballroom, but their opener got too big so they switched the order before the show happened.

The EP mentioned above includes the song "In the NA," the first single off the band's new full-length. Check out the video for it, with tracklists and all tour dates, below...

The Hidden Cameras - In The NA

The EP features an extended version of the first single from the forthcoming album, along with two b-sides, and two remixes of "In The NA", including the "Crystal Pepsi" remix by French electronic music producer Stuart Price (a.k.a Thin White Duke) and Jake Shears of Scissor Sisters.
Origin:Orphan - full-length track listing:
01. Ratify The New
02. In The NA
03. He Falls To Me
04. Colour Of A Man
05. Do I Belong?
06. Walk On - free download available here
07. Kingdom Come
08. Origin:Orphan
09. Underage
10. The Little Bit
11. Silence Can Be A Headline

The Hidden Cameras & Gentleman Reg - 2009 Tour Dates
10/21/09 - Peterborough, ON @ Montreal House
10/22/09 - London, ON @ Call The Office
10/23/09 - Guelph, ON @ Dublin Street United Church
10/29/09 - Ottawa, ON @ Babylon
10/30/09 - Kingston, ON @ Grad Club
10/31/09 - Montreal, PQ @ Il Motore
11/1/09 - Cambridge, MA @ Brattle Theater
11/2/09 - Northampton, MA @ Iron Horse
11/4/09 - New York, NY @ Le Poisson Rouge
11/5/09 - Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda's
11/6/09 - Brooklyn, NY @ Union Hall
11/7/09 - Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
11/8/09 - Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
11/10/09 - Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
11/12/09 - New Orleans, LA @ The Parish
11/13/09 - Denton, TX @ Hailey's
11/14/09 - Austin, TX @ Emo's
11/17/09 - San Diego, CA @ Casbah
11/18/09 - Los Angeles, CA @ Spaceland
11/19/09 - San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
11/21/09 - Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
11/22/09 - Olympia, WA @ Northern
11/23/09 - Seattle, WA @ Triple Door
11/24/09 - Victoria, BC @ Alix Goolden Hall
11/25/09 - Vancouver, BC @ The Biltmore Cabaret
11/27/09 - Edmonton, AB @ Avenue Theatre
11/28/09 - Calgary, AB @ Broken City
11/29/09 - Saskatoon, SK @ Amigo's
11/30/09 - Winnipeg, MB @ Royal Albert Hall
12/2/09 - Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St. Entry
12/3/09 - Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle
* all dates with Gentleman Reg


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Comments (5)

That Video is awesome!

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2009 4:34 PM

It's a great record. Unfortunate that Hidden Cameras get so little attention these days. They've quietly amassed one of my favorite discographies of this decade.

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2009 5:01 PM

Hidden Camera played til past 2am on Friday night at Union Hall, and turned in one the best shows of the year. One of those truly transformative concert experiences -- where you leave the mundane and go to that astral plane. Completely different set (and vibe) from their Wed. show at Le Poisson Rouge, which was a great show, but a bit more "formal" and not as loose (could have been the early set time on a school night). Union Hall set was mind-blowing. Final encore ("Music Is My Boyfriend") had entire audience singing in unison....and actually sounding quite good! History will reveal Gibb as one of the best songwriters of the past decade.

Posted by Ryan | November 9, 2009 3:50 PM

they are so great live, come to their chicago show! it's on dec 3rd, $14, and you can buy tickets here:
http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=2537204

Posted by natasha | December 2, 2009 6:18 PM

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