Pixies and Weezer To Tour U.S. Next Summer; Tickets on Sale Nov. 10

Weezer and Pixies to Tour - Photo by Olly Gibbs
Weezer and Pixies to Tour - Photo by Olly Gibbs

By JOHN DALY

Pixies and Weezer will tour the U.S. for seven weeks next summer, it was announced today.

Presented by Live Nation, the tour launches June 23 in Tampa, and will wrap in Phoenix on Aug. 12. There is one Canada date, in Toronto on July 14.

THE WOMBATS will support from June 23 through July 15.  It’s the first time the two bands tour together.  Tickets go on sale to the public starting Friday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. local time.

For more information visit weezer.com and pixiesmusic.com. Weezer fans can also sign up for their email list now for access to the band’s pre-sale that begins Monday, Nov. 6 at 11 a.m. local time.

California Rocker: Pixies to Tour U.S. with Weezer - Photo courtesy of band
Pixies to Tour U.S. with Weezer – Photo courtesy of band

Pixies as Weezer Lovers

“We’re all big Weezer fans, so we’re really looking forward to this summer,” said Pixies’ Black Francis. “We have a lot of respect for Weezer, they’re not afraid to take risks with their music.”

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The tour comes on the heels of the release of Weezer’s 11th studio album, Pacific Daydream.

Weezer will play Oakland, Inglewood and Portland in December, before embarking on a tour of Australia in January.

Pixies said they will play 75 minutes of “anything they want,” from among all their songs.  In the meantime, you can catch Pixies at various gigs on the West Coast including at the Uptown, Catalyst and Fremont through mid-December, wrapping with a Palladium date on Dec. 13.

 

Weezer and Pixies 2018 Tour Dates:

6/23/18        Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre

6/26/18        New Orleans, LA @ Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square

6/27/18        Dallas, TX @ Starplex Pavilion

6/29/18        Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

6/30/18        Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheater

7/6/18          Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center

7/7/18          Tinley Park, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

7/8/18          Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center

7/10/18        Burgettstown, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion

7/11/18        Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center

7/13/18        Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre

7/14/18        Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage

7/15/18        Syracuse, NY @ Lakeview Amphitheatre

7/17/18        Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center

7/18/18        Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater

7/20/18        Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center

7/21/18        Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion

7/22/18        Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live

7/24/18        Raleigh, NC @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek

7/25/18        Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion

7/27/18        Atlanta, GA @ Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood

7/28/18        Nashville, TN @ Ascend Amphitheater

7/29/18        Rogers, AR @ Walmart AMP

7/31/18        Greenwood Village, CO @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre

8/1/18          West Valley City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre

8/4/18          Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheatre

8/7/18          Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre

8/11/18        Chula Vista, CA @ Mattress Firm Amphitheatre

8/12/18        Phoenix, AZ @ AK-Chin Pavilion