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Pixies Bolster North American Tour Plans

By Jonathan Cohen, N.Y.
Publication: Billboard
Date: Tuesday, April 27 2004
The Pixies have added a host of dates to their fall North American tour itinerary, which kicks off Sept. 4 in Bend, Ore. Newly added are appearances in Phoenix, Denver, Tampa, Fla., Houston, Dallas, Minneapolis,

Detroit, Toronto and Camden, N.J. The trek now has dates booked through Dec. 4 in Philadelphia.

The reunited alternative rock icons are about to wrap their two-week North American warm-up tour Saturday (May 1) at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. From there, the quartet heads to Europe for headlining and festival dates through July 11. The group will also play the Fuji Rock Festival in Japan on July 30 and the T in the Park festival in London and Scotland in late August.

On Tuesday, 4AD/Beggars will release the new Pixies retrospective "Death to the Pixies" and a self-titled DVD, which features the group's music videos, a complete 1988 live show and a documentary.

Here are the Pixies' North American tour dates:

Sept. 4: Bend, Ore. (Les Schwab Amphitheatre)
Sept. 6: Seattle (Bumbershoot Festival)
Sept. 18: Austin, Texas (Austin City Limits)
Sept. 20: Phoenix (Mesa Amphitheatre)
Sept. 24-25: Berkeley, Calif. (Greek Theatre)
Sept. 30: Denver (Magness Arena)
Oct. 8: Tampa, Fla. (USF Sundome)
Oct. 14: Atlanta (Fox Theatre)
Oct. 16: New Orleans (Voodoo Music Festival)
Oct. 17: Houston (Reliant Arena)
Oct. 19: Dallas (Next Stage)
Nov. 10-11: Minneapolis (Wilkins Auditorium)
Nov. 13-16: Chicago (Aragon Ballroom)
Nov. 20: Detroit (State Theatre)
Nov. 24-25: Toronto (Arrow Hall)
Nov. 26: Montreal (CEPSUM Arena)
Dec. 4: Camden, N.J. (Tweeter Center)

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