Breeders Add West Coast Dates, Guest on Fallon Tuesday, May 7, Added to Midpoint Music Festival

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The Breeders
The Breeders

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The Breeders have announced additional North American dates for “LSXX,” their celebratory, international reunion tour which kicked off with a sold-out show in Brooklyn on March 29.  Just announced is a late-August West Coast swing that includes Seattle’s Bumbershoot festival, and in late September, they will play the Pygmalion Festival in Urbana-Champaign, IL and Cincinnati’s Midpoint Music Festival.  The band has also added additional dates in Australia.  Tickets for the west coast dates go on sale over the next week – log onto the Breeders’ website for all details.

In addition, the reunited Breeders will make their first late-night television network appearance in twenty years when they guest on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” this Tuesday, May 7.  The band will perform two songs from Last Splash –  the classic “Cannonball” for broadcast, and “Drivin’ on 9″ as a “Fallon” web exclusive.

Kim Deal, Kelley Deal, Josephine Wiggs and Jim Macpherson, the iconic Breeders line up that made the classic 1993 album Last Splash, will be joined by their violinist Carrie Bradley to perform the album live at select shows and festivals in the U.S. and Europe through 2013.  The “LSXX Anniversary World Tour” marks the first time this line-up has played together since 1994. The tour is in support of the release of LSXX, a deluxe edition of Last Splash, on 4AD; the three-CD package will be released May 14, while the seven-disc vinyl box set will be out in late May.

The Breeders
The Breeders

With dates already sold out in Pittsburgh, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York and Boston, the upcoming Breeders’ LSXX tour dates, with the west coast run included, are as follows:

MAY

2    Dionysus Discotheque, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

3    Mr. Smalls Theatre, Pittsburgh PA  (SOLD OUT)

4    9:30 Club, Washington, D.C.  (SOLD OUT)

5    The Trocadero, Philadelphia, PA   (SOLD OUT)

6    Webster Hall, New York, NY  (SOLD OUT)

9    Royale Nightclub, Boston, MA  (SOLD OUT)

11   Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, ONT  Canada

12   Majestic Theatre, Detroit, MI

14   Cannery Ballroom, Nashville, TN

15   Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA

17   Hangout Festival, Gulf Shores, AL

(European Tour)

MAY

24   Primavera Sound 2013, Barcelona, Spain

25   This is Not A Love Song Festival, Nimes, France

27   Le Bikini, Toulouse, France

28   Le Rocher De Palmer, Bordeaux, France

30   Primavera Sound 2013, Porto, Portugal

JUNE

1   Le Trianon, Paris, France

2   Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium

3   Paradiso, Amsterdam, Holland

14   Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland

15   The Limelight, Belfast, Ireland

17   ABC, Glasgow, Scotland

18   Ritz, Manchester, England

19   Forum, London, England

21   ATP Festival, Camber Sands, UK

JULY

20   Pitchfork Music Festival, Chicago, IL

AUGUST

3    Osheaga Festival, Montreal, QC  CANADA

26   Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz, CA  (on sale 5/3)

27   The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA  (on sale 5/5)

30   Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR  (on sale 5/10)

31   Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC  (on sale 5/10)

SEPTEMBER

1    Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA  (on sale 5/3)

7    Hopscotch Music Festival, Raleigh, NC

OCTOBER

26   All Tomorrow’s Parties, Altona North, Melbourne, Australia

28   Enmore theatre, Sydney, Australia

29   Tivoli theatre, Brisbane, Australia

31   Astor Theatre, Perth, Australia

http://thebreederslsxx.com/