Two and a half years after it was announced, '90s indie rock icons Pavement finally got their North American reunion tour underway on Wednesday (9/7) at San Diego's Balboa Theatre. Their set was pretty similar to what they played at Primavera Sound earlier this year, and there were a few nice surprises. Most notably: "Home," from their 1990 Perfect Sound Forever EP, got its first performance since 1993, and "Blue Hawaiian" was pulled out for the first time since the Brighten the Corners tour in 1997. They also dusted off "Spizzle Trunk," "Box Elder," and "Give it a Day" for the first time since their 2010 reunion tour.

The rest of their Balboa setlist was classics, including b-side-turned-Spotify-favorite "Harness Your Hopes" (which they dropped early in the set), "Gold Soundz," "Shoot the Singer," "Cut Your Hair," "The Hexx," "Shady Lane," "Stereo," "Here," "Date With IKEA," and more, closing the night with the twangy "Range Life." Check out the setlist, along with fan video of Pavement playing "Unfair" and a few Instagram pics, below.

Tonight Pavement begin a three-night run at L.A.'s Orpheum Theatre, and they'll hi ho Silver ride into Brooklyn at the end of September for four shows at Kings Theatre.

Pick up Pavement albums on vinyl, including the Terror Twilight deluxe edition , the Slanted & Enchanted 30th Anniversary edition, and the new Westing (By Musket & Sextant) repress, in the BV shop.

For more, we talked to Destroyer's Dan Bejar, Nada Surf's Matthew Caws, Horsegirl, and others about Pavement's enduring influence. We also rounded up some of the best Pavement covers by other artists.

SETLIST: Pavement @ Balboa Theatre, San Diego 9/7/2022 (via)
Grounded
Harness Your Hopes
Kennel District
Gold Soundz
Home (First time since 1993)
Transport Is Arranged
Shoot the Singer
Frontwards
Father to a Sister of Thought
Spizzle Trunk (First time since 2010)
Spit on a Stranger
Cut Your Hair
Zurich Is Stained
Unfair
The Hexx
Blue Hawaiian (First time since 1997)
Type Slowly
Shady Lane
Date w/ IKEA
Box Elder (First time since 2010)

Encore:
Motion Suggests
Fight This Generation
Here
Give It a Day (First time since 2010)
Stereo
Range Life

PAVEMENT - 2022 TOUR DATES
THU, SEP 8 - ORPHEUM THEATRE - LOS ANGELES, CA
FRI, SEP 9 - ORPHEUM THEATRE - LOS ANGELES, CA
SAT, SEP 10 - ORPHEUM THEATRE - LOS ANGELES, CA
MON, SEP 12 - THE MASONIC - SAN FRANCISCO, CA
TUE, SEP 13 - THE MASONIC - SAN FRANCISCO, CA
WED, SEP 14 - THE MASONIC - SAN FRANCISCO, CA
FRI, SEP 16 - MCMENAMINS EDGEFIELD - TROUTDALE, OR
SAT, SEP 17 - PARAMOUNT THEATRE - SEATTLE, WA
MON, SEP 19 - PARAMOUNT THEATRE - DENVER, CO
TUE, SEP 20 - UPTOWN THEATER - KANSAS CITY, MO
WED, SEP 21 - PALACE THEATRE - SAINT PAUL, MN
THU, SEP 22 - THE CHICAGO THEATRE - CHICAGO, IL
FRI, SEP 23 - THE CHICAGO THEATRE - CHICAGO, IL
SAT, SEP 24 - MASONIC TEMPLE THEATRE - DETROIT, MI
MON, SEP 26 - MASSEY HALL - TORONTO, CANADA
TUE, SEP 27 - MASSEY HALL - TORONTO, CANADA
WED, SEP 28 - BOCH CENTER - WANG THEATRE - BOSTON, MA
FRI, SEP 30 - KINGS THEATRE - BROOKLYN, NY
SAT, OCT 1 - KINGS THEATRE - BROOKLYN, NY
SUN, OCT 2 - KINGS THEATRE - BROOKLYN, NY
MON, OCT 3 - KINGS THEATRE - BROOKLYN, NY
WED, OCT 5 - THE MET PHILADELPHIA - PHILADELPHIA, PA
THU, OCT 6 - WARNER THEATRE - WASHINGTON, DC
SAT, OCT 8 - THE EASTERN - ATLANTA, GA
SUN, OCT 9 - THE EASTERN - ATLANTA, GA
MON, OCT 10 - 3TEN - AUSTIN, TX
TUE, OCT 11 - AUSTIN CITY LIMITS LIVE - AUSTIN, TX
MON, OCT 17 - O2 ACADEMY LEEDS - LEEDS, UNITED KINGDOM
TUE, OCT 18 - BARROWLAND BALLROOM - GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM
WED, OCT 19 - USHER HALL - EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM
THU, OCT 20 - O2 APOLLO MANCHESTER - MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM
SAT, OCT 22 - ROUNDHOUSE - LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
SUN, OCT 23 - ROUNDHOUSE - LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
MON, OCT 24 - ROUNDHOUSE - LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
TUE, OCT 25 - ROUNDHOUSE - LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
THU, OCT 27 - LE GRAND REX - PARIS, FRANCE
SAT, OCT 29 - VEGA - KØBENHAVN, DENMARK
SUN, OCT 30 - SENTRUM SCENE - OSLO, NORWAY
MON, OCT 31 - CIRKUS - STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
WED, NOV 2 - FONDEN VOXHALL - AARHUS, DENMARK
FRI, NOV 4 - PIER 2 - BREMEN, GERMANY
SAT, NOV 5 - TEMPODROM - BERLIN, GERMANY
MON, NOV 7 - CIRQUE ROYAL - BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
TUE, NOV 8 - KONINKLIJK THEATER CARRÉ - AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
THU, NOV 10 - VICAR STREET - DUBLIN, IRELAND
FRI, NOV 11 - VICAR STREET - DUBLIN, IRELAND
WED, FEB 15, 2023 - TOKYO DOME CITY HALL - BUNKYO CITY, JAPAN
THU, FEB 16, 2023 - TOKYO DOME CITY HALL - BUNKYO CITY, JAPAN
SAT, FEB 18, 2023 - なんばHATCH - 大阪, 日本 - RSVP

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