Pixies announce Canadian tour dates

Pixies’ Doolittle world tour is now pushing the two-year mark. Since reuniting in Fall 2009 to tour behind the 20th anniversary of their iconic album, the band has played over 50 dates across the U.S. and Europe. Now, comes 16 more, as the band has announced a spring roadtrip through Canada.

Slicing Up Eyeballs reports that the latest leg of dates launch April 9th in Halifax and will see the band play 13 cities across Canada between then and May 3rd. Along the way, Pixies will also deliver three U.S. performances, with stops scheduled for Detroit, Milwaukee, and St. Paul in late April. Find all confirmed dates below.

Tickets will be available starting Friday, January 28th via your usual ticket outlets. A fan pre-sale will also occur on the band’s website.

Also, while we’re on the topic of the Pixies, be sure to check out our recent chat with frontman Frank Black.

Pixies 2011 Tour Dates:
04/09 – Halifax, NS @ Metro Centre
04/10 – Moncton, NB @ Casino Moncton
04/12 – Quebec City, QC @ Salle Albert-Rousseau
04/13 – Montreal, QC @ Metropolis
04/16 – Ottawa, ON @ Civic Centre
04/17 – Kitchener, ON @ The Center in the Square
04/18 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hal
04/20 – Hamilton, ON @ Wentworth Room
04/22 – Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre
04/23 – Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Ballroom
04/24 – St. Paul, MN @ Roy Wilkins Auditorium
04/27 – Winnipeg, MB @ Centennial Concert Hall
04/29 – Saskatoon, SK @ TCU Place
04/30 – Calgary, AB @ Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
05/01 – Edmonton, AB @ Shaw Conference Center
05/03 – Vancouver, BC @ Orpheum Theatre


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