Pixies Gone To England

While fans eagerly count down the weeks until Pixies’ LP is due out, the band adds a run of tour dates in England, along with one-off gigs in Scotland and Germany.

Photo: John Davisson
Orlando Calling, Citrus Bowl Stadium, Orlando, Fla.

Earlier this month Black Francis & Co. announced that its sixth studio album, Head Carrier, would be released Sept. 30. The tracks were recorded at London’s Rak Studios and produced by Tom Dalgety.

Now that you’ve had a chance to soak in the streamed version of the single “Um Chagga Lagga,” check out the video below to see Pixies perform the new tune at France’s “Festival Les Vieilles Charrues” July 15.

Pixies finishes its summer schedule with Thursday’s appearance at Flowers Festival in Torino, Italy. The band returns to Europe in November.  Here’s the routing, with the new dates bolded:  

Nov. 15 – Vienna, Austria, Wiener Stadthalle        
Nov. 16 – Poznan, Poland, Arena Hall        
Nov. 17 – Prague, Czech Republic, Forum Karlin  
Nov. 18 – Montreux, Switzerland, Stravinski Auditorium
Nov. 20 – Barcelona, Spain, Sant Jordi Club
Nov. 21 – Oporto, Portugal, Coliseu Do Porto
Nov. 23 – Paris, France, Zenith Paris
Nov. 24 – Cologne, Germany, Palladium
Nov. 25 – Merksem, Belgium, Lotto Arena
Nov. 27 – Amsterdam, Netherlands, Heineken Music Hall
Nov. 28 – London, England, O2 Academy Brixton          
Nov. 29 – London, England, O2 Academy Brixton          
Nov. 30 – Leeds, England, O2 Academy Leeds     
Dec. 2 – Glasgow, Scotland, Barrowland  
Dec. 3 – Newcastle, England, O2 Academy Newcastle     
Dec. 4 – Manchester, England, O2 Apollo Manchester

Tickets go on sale to the general public July 22 at 9 a.m. local time. The band tells fans, “Please do not buy from secondary ticketing sites at inflated prices. La La Love You, PIXIES”

Visit PixiesMusic.com for more information and to preorder your copy of Head Carrier.