MUSIC NEWS: PIXIES ANNOUNCE SPRING/SUMMER FESTIVAL TREK, NEW MUSIC VIDEO.

Monday, December 9, 2013 - Pixies' 2013 - 2014 global tour schedule continues to escalate with a series of major South American and European festival performances now confirmed for next Spring and Summer.  The band - Black Francis/vocals, guitar, Joey Santiago/guitar, backing vocals, and David Lovering/drums, backing vocals - will kick off the festival season in late March in South America with headline appearances at Lollapalooza Chile, Lollapalooza Argentina, and Lollapalooza Brazil, as well as Colombia's Festival Estereo Picnic.  Pixies will then head to Europe for a series of major festivals that begin May 30 when they headline the Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona, Spain.  Tickets for all of these festivals are on sale now - visit pixiesmusic.com for more information.

Today, Pixies also unveil a brand new music video for EP-1'strack "Another Toe In the Ocean."  Completely different from the band's recent music videos, "ATITO" is a 2-D animated clip that was written, directed and animated by Liviu Boar of the Romania-based ReeAnimation.

Joining the Pixies as touring bassist for the North American, South American and European summer concerts will be Paz Lenchatin (A Perfect Circle, ZWAN, The Entrance Band).   "We are really looking forward to playing with her on these dates," said Lovering.  "Working with different bass players is very new for the band, but we're having a great time doing it."

Pixies inaugurate the New Year with a 33-city headline tour of North America, starting January 15 in Toronto, Canada.  With many more dates to be announced, follows is the Pixies' confirmed tour schedule for 2014:

JANUARY

15        Massey Hall, Toronto, ON  CANADA  (Fidlar)
16        Metropolis, Montreal, QC  CANADA  (Fidlar)
18        Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA  (Fidlar)
19        Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY  (Fidlar)
21        New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, NJ  (Fidlar)
22        Shubert Theatre, New Haven, CT  (Fidlar)
24        Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA  (Fidlar)
25        Carnegie Music Hall, Pittsburgh, PA  (Fidlar)
26        Strathmore, Washington, DC  (Fidlar)
29        National Theatre, Richmond, VA  (Fidlar)
31        Durham PAC, Durham, NC  (Cults)

FEBRUARY

 1         Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, Asheville, NC  (Cults)
 2         Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN  (Cults)
 4         Tabernacle, Atlanta, GA  (Cults)
 6         Peabody Opera House, St. Louis, MO  (Cults)
 7         LC Pavilion, Columbus, OH  (Cults)
 8         The Fillmore, Detroit, MI  (Cults)
 9         Rivera Theatre, Chicago, IL  (Cults)
11        Midland Theatre, Kansas City, MO  (Cults)
13        Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, CO  (Best Coast)
14        Belly Up, Aspen, CO  (Best Coast)
15        The Great Salt Air, Salt Lake City, UT  (Best Coast)
17        Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, BC  CANADA  (Best Coast)
18        Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA  (Best Coast)
19        Schnitzer Auditorium, Portland, OR  (Best Coast)
21        Fox Theatre, Oakland, CA  (Best Coast)
22        San Jose Civic, San Jose, CA  (Best Coast)
23        The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV  (Best Coast)
24        Comerica Theatre, Phoenix, AZ  (Best Coast)
25        Kiva Auditorium, Albuquerque, NM  (Best Coast)
27        Bayou Music Center, Houston, TX  (Best Coast)
28        South Side Ballroom, Dallas, TX  (Best Coast)

MARCH

 1         Austin Music Hall, Austin, TX  (Best Coast)

29/30   Lollapalooza Chile, Santiago, Chile

APRIL

 1         Rock'n'Fall, Montevideo, Uruguay
1/3       Lollapalooza Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina
3/5       Festival Estereo Picnic, Bogota, Colombia
5/6       Lollapalooza Brazil, Sao Paulo, Brazil

MAY

29/30   Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain

JUNE

 6/7      Primavera Sound, Porto Portugal
 8         Field Day, Victoria Park, London, UK
15        Northside, Arhus, Denmark
20        Best Kept Secret, Hilvarenbeek, Holland
20/22   Hurricane, Schessel, Germany
20/22   Southside, Neuhausen, Germany
25        Inmusic, Zagreb, Croatia
29        Marley Park, Dublin, Ireland  (with Arcade Fire)
30        Live at the Marquee, Cork, Ireland

JULY

 5         Rock Werchter, Werchter, Belgium
 6         Beauregard, Herouville-St. Clair, France
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