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New Spring Tour Dates Announced

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We’re happy to announce our new Spring Tour, with The Walkmen and Menomena. The 13-show tour starts on April 13th in Boulder, and heads across the US. Full dates and ticket information below. Come out and join us this spring!

Tickets (Updated)

A limited number of pre-sale tickets for shows not yet on sale are available now through this link.

Regular tickets went this Friday, February 4th for most shows, except San Francisco (on sale 2/6), Cleveland (2/11) and Cincinnati (2/11). Check back at www.thenewpornographers.com for the latest ticket information as it’s added.

See you in April!

Tour Dates

April 13 / Boulder, CO / Fox Theatre *
April 14 / Albuquerque, NM / Sunshine Theater *
April 15 / Tempe, AZ / Marquee Theatre *
April 16 / Indio, CA / Coachella Music Festival – SOLD OUT
April 17 / Santa Cruz, CA / Rio Theatre
April 18 / San Francisco, CA / Regency Ballroom *
April 22 / Indianapolis, IN / The Vogue **
April 23 / Cleveland, OH / House of Blues **
April 25 / Buffalo, NY / Town Ballroom **
April 26 / Cincinnati, OH / Bogart’s **
April 27 / Iowa City, IA / Ballroom at The University of Iowa **
April 28 / Urbana, IL / Canopy Club **
April 29 / Columbia, MO / The Blue Note **

* w/ Menomena
** w/ The Walkmen

NBC PREMIERE: PERFECT COUPLES (A.C. NEWMAN) THEME SONG

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Tune in to NBC tonight at 8:30PM for the premiere of the new sitcom, Perfect Couples and hear the theme song that our own A.C. Newman wrote and performed! Click here for more information.

AC Newman at SF Sketchfest

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On January 15th in San Francisco, Carl (AC Newman) will be a part of two shows for this year’s SF Sketchfest, performing a song (or two). Check out the details below and get your tickets.

8PM @ Cobb’s – SF Sketchfest: Invite Them Up – Details
10:30PM @ Cobb’s – SF Sketchfest: Delocated – Details

Click here to buy tickets!

Live Acoustic Performance: Adventures In Solitude

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Earlier this year, The New Gay ranked our songs Adventures In Solitude and Valkyrie in the Roller Disco at #1 in their list of Top Anti-Suicide Anthems. In support of this, and their support of Dan Savage’s “It Gets Better” project, we recorded this acoustic version of Adventures in Solitude. Watch the video below and read more here.

Click here if you have trouble viewing the video.

New Sweet Talk, Sweet Talk Music Video w/ Oxfam America

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We’re proud to announce the new music video for “Sweet Talk, Sweet Talk”, in a partnership with Oxfam to help maintain awareness for the ever-developing struggle in the Gulf Coast region following April’s devastating oil spill and ensuing ecological crisis.

The video tells the story of the aftermath of the Gulf Coast oil spill in Louisiana and Oxfam’s advocacy efforts on behalf of communities that rely on the coast for their livelihoods. We encourage you to watch the video and share it as widely as you can.

Together with Oxfam, we want to remind you that the Gulf Coast oil spill remains the devastatingly persistent plight of a region, and truly an entire nation. For more information and continued support of Oxfam’s efforts in the Gulf, click here: http://www.oxfamamerica.org/campaigns/us-gulf-coast-recovery

Monday: Live on WNYC’s Soundcheck

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Tune in on Monday (12/6) to WNYC’s Soundcheck, because we’re playing a LIVE set on the air at 2PM ET! In the New York broadcast area, it’s 93.9 FM, AM 820. Or stream the show from anywhere from the Soundcheck website: http://www.wnyc.org/shows/soundcheck/

New Online Store + Holiday Sale

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We are celebrating the launch of our NEW online store by offering 10% off every order this weekend, and adding new merch that was previously only available on tour! Be sure to enter the discount code NPN10 in your shopping cart, and check out the new shirts, music, and posters.

The 10% offer is only good from Nov 24th through 29th, so check it out today! New store: http://thenewpornographers.cinderblock.com/

Terminal 5 Show in NYC

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Hey everyone,

We’re back in North America for one show this December in NYC. So come out and join us on Monday, December 6th, for a special show at Terminal 5 with Ted Leo and the Pharmacists. Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/00004519D1AB8F42

December 6th, 2010 @ 7:00pm
The New Pornographers w/ Ted Leo and the Pharmacists @ Terminal 5
610 West 56th Street
New York, NY 10019
Buy Tickets: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/00004519D1AB8F42

If you’re going, RSVP on facebook: http://on.fb.me/hW11LV

TNG’s Top Anti-Suicide Anthems

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The New Pornographers’ Adventures in Solitude and Valkyrie in the Roller Disco share #1 in TNG’s list of Top Anti-Suicide Anthems. Read more and see the full list here.

Video: The New Pornographers at Matador 21

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Pitchfork.tv posted a video segment with The New Pornographers from the Matador 21 Party. View it below or click here to watch.