Pitchfork’s Top 40 Artist Twitters: A.C. Newman

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A.C. Newman was recently named #34 on Pitchfork’s Top 40 Artist’s Twitters. Check out the article by clicking here.

Australia/New Zealand Tour and Tickets

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A limited number of tickets are still available for our Australian and New Zealand tour dates. The tour begins next week in Brisbane, Australia – check out all of the upcoming shows (including the recently added second show in Melbourne on November 18) and pick up your tickets via the links below.

Nov 09 2010 | Brisbane, AU | The Zoo | Buy tickets
Nov 10 2010 | Sydney, AU | Manning Bar | Buy tickets
Nov 12 2010 | Hobart, AU | The Republic Bar | Buy tickets
Nov 13 2010 | Melbourne, AU | The Hi Fi | Buy tickets
Nov 14 2010 | Adelaide, AU | Fowler’s Live | Buy tickets
Nov 16 2010 | Perth, AU | Rosemount Hotel | Buy tickets
Nov 18 2010 | Melbourne, AU | East Brunswick Club | Buy tickets
Nov 20 2010 | Auckland, NZ | The Kings Arm | Buy tickets
Nov 21 2010 | Wellington, NZ | San Francisco Bathhouse | Buy tickets

Second show added in Melbourne, tickets on sale now!

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We’ve added a second show in Melbourne, Australia on November 18th at the East Brunswick Club and tickets are on sale now at the Handsome Tours website, the East Brunswick Club website and the Box Office (9388 9794).

If you can’t make it to this show, a very limited number of tickets are still available for the November 13th show at The Hi Fi in Melbourne, as well. Visit the tour page for more information on both of these shows, and all of our upcoming tour dates.

Video: “Challengers” at Matador 21

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If you didn’t make it to Las Vegas for the Matador 21 party (or even if you did), here’s a video of “Challengers” from our set.

Video not working? Click here.

Grand Rapids, MI & Baltimore, MD Update

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Due to a conflicting commitment, Neko Case will not be performing with The New Pornographers at the Orbit Room in Grand Rapids on October 15th nor the show at Rams Head in Baltimore on October 16th.

She will be performing with the band at the following US shows:

10/13 Bloomington, IN @ Buskirk-Chumley Theatre
10/14 Chicago, IL @ Vic Theatre
10/17 Washington DC @ 9:30 Club
10/18 Richmond, VA @ The National
10/19 Pittsburgh, PA @ Diesel
10/20 Halifax, NS @ Halifax Forum Pop Explosion

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!