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A.C. NEWMAN TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM THIS FALL / ANNOUNCES TOUR DATES

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A.C. Newman is excited to announce the completion of his third solo full length. The album was recorded earlier this year in Woodstock, NY and will be released this Fall on Matador Records in the US and on Last Gang Records in Canada.

In celebration of the record ― with a yet-to-be-revealed title ― Newman has announced a tour this Fall, commencing October 21st at Lee’s Palace in Toronto, ON, and wrapping up November 14th at the Casbah in San Diego.

A pre-sale for all shows listed below begins Wednesday, July 25th. By buying tickets through our pre-sale, you will be able to get your tickets before anyone as well as save money on service charges. Go HERE Wednesday to access the pre-sale for each date.

The general on sale for this tour begins Friday, July 27th.

Stay tuned as we announce more details about the new album in the coming weeks.

A.C. NEWMAN – FALL TOUR
10/21 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace (Exclaim! 20th Anniversary Concert Series)
10/22 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
10/23 – Allston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
10/24 – Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell’s
10/25 – Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
10/26 – Washington DC @ Black Cat
10/27 – Durham, NC @ Motorco Music Hall
10/28 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
10/30 – Chicago, IL @ The Empty Bottle
11/8 – Vancouver, BC @ The Biltmore Cabaret (Exclaim! 20th Anniversary Concert Series)*
11/9 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile*
11/10 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge*
11/12 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent*
11/13 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echoplex*
11/14 – San Diego, CA @ The Casbah*

*with special guest Harriet


photo credit: Noah Kalina

The New Pornographers and AC Newman Sale at iTunes Canada

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Each title by The New Pornographers and AC Newman is on sale at iTunes Canada for $7.99 or less! Check out the sale HERE.

The New Pornographers Cover “Think About Me” by Fleetwood Mac

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The New Pornographers’ contributed their take on Fleetwood Mac’s “Think About Me” to Just Tell Me That You Want Me, a new Fleetwood Mac tribute album. The album will be released by the Starbucks label Hear Music/Concord on August 14th.

The compilation includes 17 covers from across the band’s discography, featuring Antony, Best Coast, MGMT, New Pornographers, Lykke Li, Tame Impala, Washed Out, the Kills, and more. It also includes several collaborations: Lee Ranaldo with J Mascis, St. Vincent with Craig Wedren, and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy with Matt Sweeney.

Benefit for the Woodstock Day School featuring AC Newman

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AC Newman is playing the 3rd Annual Woodstock Day School Soundout – a benefit for the Woodstock Day School in New York on May 18th.

3rd Annual Woodstock Day School Soundout – Bob Dylan Birthday Celebration – Hosted by Happy Traum. Featuring: Donald Fagen, Larry Campbell, Teresa Williams, Carl Newman, Aaron Freeman (Ween), Mike + Ruthy, Doug Yoel, Zee Avi, Connor Kennedy & more tba.

Friday May 18, 2012
Doors 7pm – Show 8pm

Tickets: $100 Golden Circle (1st 5 rows/floor, 1st 2 rows balcony) – includes a pre-concert reception
$40 Reserved – all other seats
$20 General Admission (standing or in lounge).
To purchase tickets CLICK HERE.

Deal of the Week at the Online Store

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The Cryptic Logo Premium Shirt is only $10 as our deal of the week at The New Pornographers’ online store!

Deal of the Week at the Online Store

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The Lines Premium Shirt is on sale for $10 as our deal of the week at the New Pornographers’ online store!

Deal of the Week at the Online Store

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The Tire Shirt is on sale for $10 as our deal of the week in The New Pornographers’ online store!

Visit the store HERE.

 

Kathryn Calder Guests on Alistair The Optimist’s Self Titled Album

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Alistair The Optimist recorded an album after he was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to raise awareness and money for the cause. You can buy the record, which Kathryn makes a guest appearance on, at http://alistairtheoptimist.org/ or on iTunes HERE.

22% of profits go to the Motor Neurone Disease Association, the rest to his family.

Watch the video for his song “In the Wake” below.

Deal of the Week at the Online Store

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The Whale Shirt is only $10 as our deal of the week in The New Pornographers’ online store!

Just Announced: Two Shows in Ontario with The Tragically Hip and Death Cab for Cutie

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The New Pornographers just announced two shows in Ontario with The Tragically Hip and Death Cab for Cutie:

June 30th
The Commons at Butler’s Barracks
w/ The Tragically Hip and Death Cab for Cutie
Niagra-on-the-Lake, Ontario

July 1st
Burl’s Creek
w/ The Tragically Hip and Death Cab for Cutie
Oro, Ontario

Tickets for both shows go on sale to the general public on Saturday, March 3rd.
Additionally, pre-sale tickets will be available March 2nd through the shows’ promoters with the password: HipHip