Sunday: We’re signing records!

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If you’re in Las Vegas this weekend, we’ll be signing records at the Zia Records merch booth at The Palms this Sunday (10/3). We’ll be there from 6:10-6:40PM PDT, so come on out and we’ll see you there!

Pittsburgh Venue Change: Diesel Club

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If you bought tickets to our October 19th show in Pittsburgh, PA, please note that we’ve changed the venue from Ches Arena to the Diesel Club at 1601 E Carson Street.

Tickets are still available, and all tickets purchased for Ches Arena will be honored at Diesel.

Friday bonus: live chat tonight @ 6PM PDT!

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We’re going to do a live chat tonight with all of you! At 6PM PDT, click here and it’ll take you to our live stream.

This Sunday: The New Pornographers & Matador At 21

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This weekend’s lineup and revised schedule for the Matador At 21 Party: Lost Weekend in Las Vegas has been announced, including The New Pornographers date and set time! We’ll be playing on Sunday, October 3rd, at 8:40PM at The Pearl Theater at The Palms. If you can’t make it to Las Vegas, MySpace will be streaming the event live at, and re-airing it the next morning, for those of you who might not be around a computer each night.

Not sure how to get to the party or need more details? Check out The Matador Blog to get all of the information you need!

Chicago Venue Change: The Vic Theatre

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If you bought tickets to our October 14th show in Chicago, make a note that we’ve changed the venue from The Riviera to The Vic Theatre at 3145 N Sheffield Avenue.

Don’t worry, tickets are still on sale, and all tickets purchased for The Riviera will be honored at The Vic Theatre. See you at the show, Chicago!

October 15th: We’re playing in Grand Rapids

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We’ve booked a new show, and are happy to announce that we’ll be playing on October 15th in Grand Rapids, MI at The Orbit Room. Tickets go on sale today at 4pm ET through The Orbit Room Box Office and Ticketmaster.

Friday, October 15, 2010
The Orbit Room
2525 Lake Eastbrook Blvd.
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
All ages show. Doors open at 6:30PM.
Tickets on sale 4PM ET: The Orbit Room Box Office and Ticketmaster

Unfortunately, tickets purchased for the Calvin College show will not be valid at this show. For ticket refunds and more information regarding the cancelled show at Calvin College, please go to:

Calvin College show cancelled

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The show at Calvin College on October 15th has been cancelled. For ticket refunds and more information regarding the cancellation, please go to:

New York City show added w/ Ted Leo and The Pharmacists

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We’ve added a new show at Terminal 5 in New York City on December 6th, with Ted Leo and the Pharmacists. A limited number of pre-sale tickets (with no service fee) will be available starting 9/14 via eTix (click here) and general on-sale tickets go on sale 9/17.

Tonight: Carl and Kurt on VH1

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Tune in to VH1 tonight and catch Part 5 of VH1’s 100 Greatest Artists of All Time airs tonight. VH1 interviewed Carl and Kurt for tonight’s segment, as well as Parts 1-4 which aired earlier this week. Part 5 airs at 10pm ET, and Parts 1-4 are rebroadcasting starting at 6pm ET. More information is available here.

The New Pornographers on Ping

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Last week iTunes launched Ping, its new social network for music. And now, we want to invite you to follow The New Pornographers on Ping. Follow us to see the latest updates (including recent music recommendations from Carl), upcoming shows, music, videos, photos, and more.

Already using Ping? Visit our Profile by clicking here, then click Follow to stay up-to-date.

Not sure what it’s all about, or want to get started? Click here for more information.