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Scratch that, the Pixies are coming to America after all!

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    Between Frank Black’s upcoming solo endeavors and The Breeders’ newly announced U.S. tour, it was reasonable to believe that we wouldn’t be getting any Pixies reunion tour tour dates here in the states anytime soon — after all, that’s what we concluded. Well, it turns out we were completely wrong… and we couldn’t be more happy about it!

    According to Spin, the Pixies will indeed hit North America this fall to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the band’s legendary album, Doolittle. Following its upcoming European dates, the quartet will hit “Oakland, Los Angeles, Seattle, Denver, Chicago, Boston, Washington DC, New York City, and ‘maybe Montreal’ this fall,” Black confirmed. Exact details have yet to be announced, but the frontman did go on to note that the band will be playing Doolittle in its entirety at each show.

    And if that wasn’t enough, Spin also raises the possibility that the Pixies may continue their reunion into 2010, which will mark the 20th anniversary of Bossa Nova.

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    In other words, stay tuned…

    Pixies 2009 Tour Dates:
    10/01 – Dublin, IE @ Olympia
    10/02 – Dublin, IE @ Olympia
    10/04 – Glasgow, UK @ SECC
    10/06 – London, UK @ Brixton Academy
    10/07 – London, UK @ Brixton Academy
    10/08 – London, UK @ Brixton Academy
    10/09 – London, UK @ Brixton Academy
    10/11 – Frankfurt, DE @ Jahrhunderhalle
    10/13 – Amsterdam, NL @ Amsterdam Heineken Music Hall
    10/14 – Brussels, BE @ Forest National
    10/15 – Paris, FR @ Zenith

    The Breeders 2009 Tour Dates:
    08/05 – Newport, KY @ Southgate House *
    08/06 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Vouge *
    08/07 – St. Louis, MO @ Blueberry Hill *
    08/08 – Lawrence, KS @ Bottleneck *
    08/09 – Omaha, NE @ Slowdown *
    08/11 – Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line Music Cafe *
    08/12 – Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre *
    08/13 – Chicago, IL @ Metro *
    08/14 – Pontiac, MI @ Crofoot Ballroom *
    08/15 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Place *
    08/17 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Ballroom *
    08/18 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom *
    08/19 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom *
    08/21 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat *
    08/22 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Diesel Club Lounge *
    08/23 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall *

    * = w/ Whispertown 2000

    Grand Duchy 2009 Tour Dates:
    07/16 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat
    07/17 – Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwells
    07/18 – New York, NY @ Siren Music Festival
    07/19 – Cambrdige, MA @ Middle East
    07/24 – Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
    07/25 – Chicago, IL @ Wicker Park Festival

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    Black Francis 2009 Tour Dates:
    07/14 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Cafe
    07/15 – Easton, MD @ Avalon Theatre
    07/20 – Wellfleet, MA @ Beachcomber
    07/23 – Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
    07/29 – Denver, CO @ Walnut Room
    08/02 – Seattle, WA @ Triple Door
    08/04 – Portland, OR @ Aladdin Theatre

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