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.

Australia/New Zealand Tickets On Sale

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Tickets for our Australian and New Zealand tour dates are on sale now! Click here to visit the LIVE page for the latest ticket links and show information.

Nov. 09 – Brisbane, AU – The Zoo
Nov. 10 – Sydney, AU – Manning Bar
Nov. 12 – Hobart, AU – The Republic Bar
Nov. 13 – Melbourne, AU – The Hi Fi
Nov. 14 – Adelaide, AU – Fowler’s Live
Nov. 16 – Perth, AU – Rosemount Hotel
Nov. 20 – Auckland, NZ – The Kings Arm
Nov. 21 – Wellington, NZ – San Francisco Bathhouse

ABC News Amplified with The New Pornographers

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Check out the ABC News Amplified interview with Carl and Kathryn. Watch the video below, or click here and watch it on the Amplified website.

October General Admission tix

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New general admission ticket links are up now on the live page for our Mid-October tour!

August mini tour: Burlington, Canandaigua and Kingston!

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Here are the dates again for our August mini tour!

August 27th – Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground tickets
August 28th – Canandaigua, NY @ CMAC (w/My Morning Jacket) tickets
August 29th – Kingston, ON @ The Ale House tickets

Etix Pre-Sale Link

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Here’s the link to buy your Pre-Sale tickets from etix which will go live at 10am PST this Wednesday the 11th of Aug:


General admission tickets on sale Friday!

Oct 13 – Bloomington IN – Buskirk-Chumley Theatre +
Oct 14 – Chicago IL – Riviera Theatre
Oct 15 – Grand Rapids MI – Calvin College Chapel
Oct 16 – Baltimore MD – Ram’s Head Live *
Oct 17 – Washington DC – 9:30 Club *
Oct 18 – Richmond VA – The National *
Oct 19 – Cheswick PA – Ches Arena *
Oct 20 – Halifax NS – Halifax Forum w/My Brightest Diamond

w/ My Gold Mask +
w/ Tokyo Police Club *