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The Hold Steady announce “Massive Nights III,” ‘Stay Positive’ show included

The Hold Steady at Brooklyn Bowl
The Hold Steady at Massive Nights 2017 (more by Lou Montesano)

Having wrapped up their U.S. “Constructive Summer” runs (Toronto still to go), The Hold Steady have now announced the third annual edition of their “Massive Nights” run at NYC’s Brooklyn Bowl. It goes down November 28 – December 1. Night one will be a Stay Positive 10th anniversary show (as the band just did in Jersey City in July), and like in past years, there will be a different opener each night. Here are many more details, via the band:

We’re stepping up our Soundcheck & Happy Hour game as well. Included in the Soundcheck/Happy Hour ticket will be a Brooklyn Music Walking Tour. Best-selling music writer and Rolling Stone columnist (and Friend of THS) Rob Sheffield will take soundcheck purchasers on a guided tour of some Brooklyn Musical landmarks. Joining the walking tour is optional, but it is included in the ticket price and Rob will be a phenomenal guide. Plans currently are to start at around 12 Noon and end at Brooklyn Bowl at 4pm for Soundcheck.

As part of the Stay Positive 10-Year Anniversary Celebration, on Saturday, December 1 we will be screening The Hold Steady documentary DVD A Positive Rage, and hosting a post-screening Q+A with the band and a number of special guests. The screening will take place at the Wythe Hotel, directly across the street from Brooklyn Bowl. Ticket details, onsale info and merch options are coming!

Tickets for the four Brooklyn Bowl shows go on sale Friday (8/17) at 10 AM.

The Hold Steady also revealed that they’re having an official Goose Island afterparty at Chicago’s Empty Bottle on 9/21 for their Goose Island 312 Block Party shows in Chicago on 9/21 and 9/22.

As mentioned, Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn is also going on a solo tour with The Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon, including two Brooklyn shows and one Long Island show. More info here.

Watch a video from The Hold Steady’s first Stay Positive 10th anniversary show:

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The Hold Steady — 2018 Tour Dates
9/12 Horseshoe Tavern Toronto, ON
9/13 Horseshoe Tavern Toronto, ON
9/14 Horseshoe Tavern Toronto, ON
9/15 Horseshoe Tavern Toronto, ON
9/21 Goose Island 312 Block Party Chicago, IL
9/21 Empty Bottle Chicago, IL
9/22 Goose Island 312 Block Party Chicago, IL
11/28 Brooklyn Bowl Brooklyn, NY
11/29 Brooklyn Bowl Brooklyn, NY
11/30 Brooklyn Bowl Brooklyn, NY
12/1 Brooklyn Bowl Brooklyn, NY

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