Winnipeg’s Imaginary Cities have just been confirmed as support on the Eastern Canada live dates for the Pixies this April. The ten-date run of shows will span from Halifax on April 9, to Hamilton on April 20 and include two Massey Hall dates on April 18 and 19. The Halifax show is the Canadian kick-off to the ‘Doolittle Tour’ and will be the Pixies most extensive tour across Canada.
“We really like the idea of having a Canadian band as support on these dates,” said the Pixies’ Black Francis, “and after checking the band out, we really liked what we heard. We think they’ll be great on these dates.”
Imaginary Cities debut album ‘Temporary Resident’ will be released in Canada on February 22nd via Hidden Pony Records. The band will be in Toronto from February 22 – 24 for promo around the album launch.
IMAGINARY CITIES – 2011 LIVE DATES
March 10 – Lee’s Palace, Toronto, ON (opening for Young Galaxy) – CMW
March 11 – The Garrison, Toronto, ON – CMW
March 16 – Canada Blast BBQ, Austin, TX – SXSW
March 17 – Parish Underground, Austin, TX – SXSW
April 9 – Halifax, NS – Metro Centre **
April 10 – Moncton, NB – Casino Moncton**
April 12 – Quebec City, QC – Salle Albert-Rousseau**
April 13 – Montreal, QC – Metropolis**
April 14 – Montreal, QC – Metropolis**
April 16 – Ottawa, ON – Civic Centre**
April 17 – Kitchener, ON – The Center in the Square**
April 18 – Toronto, ON – Massey Hall**
April 19 – Toronto, ON – Massey Hall**
April 20 – Hamilton, ON – Wentworth Room**
** w/ the Pixies
The Pixies performed during their first ever Australian concert and first stop of their Australian tour at The Palace on Wednesday (March 28) in Melbourne, Australia. Check out pictures from GettyImages.
The Pixies performed in concert on Wednesday (August 31) at Alexandra Palace in London, England. Check out pictures from FilmMagic and WireImage.
Arca, Queens Of The Stone Age, and The Pixies performed at the Festival Rock en Seine at Saint-Cloud near Paris on Thursday (August 25). Check out pictures from GettyImages.
The Pixies and Interpol performed live at the Tommy Hilfiger Theatre at Jones Beach in Wantagh, New York on Tuesday (June 14). Check out pictures from FilmMagic.
The Pixies performed in concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Monday (June 13) in Columbia, Maryland. Check out pictures from WireImage.
The Pixies performed in concert at Red Rocks on Sunday (June 5) in Morrison, Colorado. Check out pictures from WireImage (show / backstage).
The Pixies performed in support the bands ‘Wave of Mutilation’ release at the San Jose Civic Auditorium on Tuesday (May 31) in San Jose, California. Check out pictures from GettyImages.
Billy Corgan, formerly of Smashing Pumpkins, and Perry Farrell, formerly of Jane’s Addiction attended Frank Black of The Pixies’ surprise birthday party on Saturday (April 2) at El Cid Restaurant in Los Angeles, California. Check out pictures from WireImage.
The Pixies performed live in concert at The Hammerstein Ballroom on December 11th in New York City. Check out pictures from FilmMagic.