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Passion Pit playing Madison Square Garden!; Team Spirit sign to Vice/WB, are here for CMJ

Passion Pit @ BrooklynVegan CMJ showcase 2008 (more by Kyle Dean Reinford)
Passion Pit

Passion Pit, who just played Saturday Night Live, just announced they’ll headline Madison Square Garden on February 8 with openers Matt & Kim. Tickets go on sale Friday (10/19) at noon. Pretty amazing they were playing Pianos just four years ago. Updated Passion Pit dates are listed below.

Meanwhile, some of you may have noticed Ayad Al Adhamy is no longer in Passion Pit, deciding instead to focus soley on his group Team Spirit. The band have signed to Vice & Warner Brothers and NYC will have a bunch of chances to see them this week during CMJ, including the Banners showcase at Pianos tonight (10/16); the NYC Taper day party at Pianos on Wednesday (10/17); the Noisey CMJ showcase at Santos later Wednesday night; and the Fuzz showcase at the Swat Bar on Saturday (10/19). They’ve also got a few dates with White Denim and Maps and Atlases and their full tour schedule is listed below, along with a stream of their EP from earlier in the year.

Passion Pit – 2012 Tour Dates
10/14 Washington, DC 9:30 Club SOLD OUT
10/15 Washington, DC 9:30 Club SOLD OUT
10/16 Washington, DC 9:30 Club SOLD OUT
10/18 Raleigh, NC Disco Rodeo SOLD OUT
10/19 Charleston, SC Music Farm SOLD OUT
10/20 Atlanta, GA Masquerade Music Park
10/22 Lake Buena Vista, FL House of Blues
10/23 Hollywood, FL ArtsPark Amphitheater
10/24 Gainesville, FL Stephen O’Connor Center
10/26 Oxford, MS The Lyric Oxford
10/27 Memphis, TN Minglewood Hall
10/29 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue SOLD OUT
10/30 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
11/1 Milwaukee, WI Riverside Theater
11/2 Royal Oak, MI Royal Oak Music Hall SOLD OUT
11/3 Columbus, OH The LC Pavilion SOLD OUT
11/4 Covington, KY The Madison Theater
11/6 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE
11/28 Providence, RI Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel (WBRU radio show)
11/29 Philadelphia, PA Liacouras Center
11/30 Wilmington, NC North Point Park (WRMR radio show)
12/3 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom (KNRK radio show)
12/4 Seattle, WA Key Arena (KNDD radio show)
12/7 San Diego, CA Viejas Arena (91x radio show)
12/13 Tulsa, OK Brady Theater (KMYZ Holiday Show)
12/14 Grand Prairie, TX Verizon Theatre (KDGE radio show)
2/8 New York, NY Madison Square Garden

Team Spirit

Team Spirit – 2012 Tour dates
Oct 15th NYC Conflict of Interest – Rebel NYC 10.00pm
Oct 16th NYC Banners – Pianos Upstairs 12.30am
Oct 17th NYC – TAYPR Showcase Pianos Downstairs 5:00pm
Oct 17th NYC Noisey CMJ Showcase – Santos Party House Downstairs 10.45pm
Oct 20th NYC FUZZ – Swat Bar – 12:00am
October 24th Lawrence, KS–Granada Theater
October 25th Lincoln, NE–Bourbon Theater
October 26th Madison, WI–University of Wisconsin
October 28th Chicago, IL–Lincoln Hall

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