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Pixies expand North American tour dates -- Minneapolis in October

Pixies expand North American tour dates -- Minneapolis in October
Photo by Steve Cohen

A decade ago, the Pixies reformed at the Fine Line Music Cafe and set a course to play their perfectly aged alt-rock to the largest crowds they've ever seen. Now they're coming back to Minneapolis with new songs -- their first album in 22 years, Indy Cindy, just dropped -- and a new bassist.

Even if Black Francis confines most of his engaging movements to his body above his shoulders, the guy is irresistible live. A new leg of North American tour dates bring the band back to the Twin Cities for the first time since a 2011 stop at Roy Wilkins Auditorium.

See also:
Review: Pixies at Roy Wilkins Auditorium, 4/24/11

After some shuffling following the exit of founding bassist Kim Deal, the Pixies will be on the road with Paz Lenchantin for these upcoming shows. The Minneapolis performance will be October 11 at the State Theatre with opener Royal Blood.

Pixies 2014 North American Tour Dates
SEPTEMBER
27 Humphreys, San Diego, CA
28 Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA
30 The Masonic, San Francisco, CA

OCTOBER
2 Revolution Center, Boise, ID
3 INB Performing Arts Center, Spokane, WA
5 MacEwan Hall, Calgary, AB CANADA
6 Shaw Conference Center, Edmonton, AB CANADA
7 TCU Place, Saskatoon, SK CANADA
9 Burton Cummings Theatre, Winnipeg, MB CANADA
11 State Theatre, Minneapolis, MN
12 Orpheum Theatre, Madison, WI

The Pixies. With Royal Blood. Saturday, October 11 at State Theatre, Minneapolis. Tickets are $45-$59.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 9 at the State Theatre box office and Ticketmaster.

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