photo: The New Pornographers @ The Brill Building, 2014 (more by Chris La Putt)
New Pornographers

Canadian power pop royalty The New Pornographers will be touring this summer in July, a trek that wraps up in Chicago for the Pitchfork Festival. A week earlier, they'll be in NYC to make a return visit to Prospect Park on July 11, part of Celebrate Brooklyn! -- which is almost 10 years to the day since their 'Canada Day' show there in 2005. No word yet as to whether that is a free show or a ticketed benefit show, or who the openers are.

Celebrate Brooklyn has yet to announce their full 2015 schedule, but it includes ticketed benefit shows with Modest Mouse, Willie Nelson, Interpol and more, and the free Chaka Khan kickoff show.. All dates are listed, along with an Rdio stream of last year's great Brill Bruisers LP, below...


New Pornographers - 2015 Tour Dates
May 22 Quincy, WA Sasquatch! Music Festival
May 29 Barcelona, Spain Primavera Sound
May 30 Utrecht, Netherlands Tivoli De Delling
May 31 Copenhagen, Denmark Vega
June 1 Aarhus, Denmark Fonden Voxhall
June 2 Stavanger, Norway Folken
June 3 Oslo, Norway Parkteatret
June 4 Stockholm, Sweden Debaser Strand
June 6 Porto, Portugal NOS Primavera Sound
June 20 Toronto, Canada NXNE
July 10 Washington, D.C. 9:30 Club
July 11 Brooklyn, NY Celebrate Brooklyn Prospect Park
July 12 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer
July 14 Indianapolis, IN The Vogue
July 16 Bloomington, IL The Castle Theatre
July 17-19 Chicago, IL Pitchfork Music Festival