photo: Pixies in Northampton in 2014 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)
Pixies

Pixies were already billed for Boston Calling, Shaky Knees, and Amnesia Rockfest, and now they've announced a full North American tour surrounding those festivals. The tour includes NYC shows on May 27 at Beacon Theatre and May 28 at Kings Theatre (which re-opened earlier this month). Tickets for all dates go on sale Friday (2/27) and a fan presale begins Wednesday (2/25) at 9 AM EST. Password: "snakes."

UPDATE: John Grant is opening.

This tour will once again have Paz Lenchantin (The Entrance Band, A Perfect Circle, Zwan) on bass, and they're promising to debut some new material. All dates are listed below...

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Pixies -- 2015 Tour Dates
May 05: Civic Theatre, New Orleans, LA
May 06: Iron City, Birmingham, AL
May 08: Shaky Knees Festival, Atlanta, GA
May 09: Big Guava, Tampa, FL
May 11: PAC, North Charleston, SC
May 12: Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte, NC
May 13: The Norva, Norfolk, VA
May 15: Louisville Palace, Louisville, KY
May 17: Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland, OH
May 19: Rapids Theatre, Niagara Falls, NY
May 21: Flynn P.A. Center, Burlington, VT
May 22: Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown, NY
May 24: Boston Calling, Boston, MA
May 27: Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
May 28: Kings Theatre, Brooklyn, NY
June 18-21: Amnesia Festival, Montebello, QC