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!

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: