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Motion City Soundtrack are back, announce NYE show & 2020 tour

Motion City Soundtrack
Motion City Soundtrack at Webster Hall in 2015 (more by Mimi Hong)

Motion City Soundtrack went on an indefinite hiatus in 2016, but singer Justin Courtney Pierre continued to stay active with his solo project, and then MCS teased something for New Year’s Eve (12/31/19) earlier this month. Well, it didn’t take long to find out that not only are Motion City Soundtrack reuniting for a New Year’s Eve show in Chicago, they’re also embarking on a lengthy tour right afterwards, hitting the NYC-area, Boston, Philly, Nashville, Dallas, Denver, LA, Portland, Cleveland, Detroit, and more in January 2020. “Don’t call it a comeback,” they say.

The NYC-area shows happen at Long Island’s Paramount Theatre on January 7, Manhattan’s Webster Hall on January 8, and NJ’s Starland Ballroom on January 10. Tickets for Paramount, Webster, and Starland go on sale Friday (6/21) at 10 AM with presales beforehand. All dates are listed below.

Meanwhile, Justin Courtney Pierre is opening one of the Jawbox reunion shows.

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Motion City Soundtrack — 2019/2020 Tour Dates
12/31 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
01/02 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
01/03 – Detroit, MI – St. Andrews Hall
01/04 – Pittsburgh, PA – Roxian Theatre
01/06 – Boston, MA. – House of Blues
01/07 – Huntington, NY – Paramount Theatre
01/08 – New York, NY – Webster Hall
01/10 – Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
01/11 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore
01/12 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
01/14 – Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre
01/15 – Orlando, FL – House of Blues
01/16 – Nashville, TN – Cannery Ballroom
01/18 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues
01/20 – Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
01/22 – Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren
01/23 – Anaheim, CA – House Of Blues
01/24 – Los Angeles, CA – The Novo
01/25 – Berkeley, CA – UC Theatre
01/27 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
01/28 – Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre

Justin Courtney Pierre — 2019 Tour Dates
6/22 The Ardmore Music Hall Ardmore, PA
6/23 City Winery Boston, MA
7/26 First Avenue & 7th St Entry Minneapolis, MN w/ Jawbox

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