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Interpol : 'Turn On The Bright Lights XV' Shows in NYC, Los Angeles and Mexico City





In addition to August and September's European shows marking the 15th anniversary of their landmark 2002 debut album, 'Turn On The Bright Lights', Interpol have confirmed the addition of the following dates in New York, Los Angeles and Mexico City :

Saturday, September 23 - Forest Hills, NY - Forest Hills Stadium *
Saturday, September 30 - Los Angeles CA - LA State Historic Park *
Tuesday, October 17 & Wednesday, October 18 - Mexico City, MX - Pepsi Center WTC


* with Deerhunter and Battles

The U.S. shows go on sale at the following times :
Los Angeles
FAN CLUB PRE-SALE: Tuesday, May 2 @ 10am PST
PUBLIC ON-SALE: Friday, May 5 @ 10am PST

NYC

FAN CLUB PRE-SALE: Tuesday, May 2 @ 10am EST
PUBLIC ON-SALE: Friday, May 5 @ noon EST

Paul Banks, Daniel Kessler and Sam Fogarino are currently working on new material in New York for the 6th Interpol album, tentatively scheduled for release on Matador sometime in 2018.


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Interpol YouTube channel

previously announced TOBL XV shows :

Wednesday, August 9 - Prague, CZ - Lucerna Music Bar
Thursday, August 10 - Vienna, AT - Arena
Saturday, August 12 - Buftea, RO - Summer Well Festival
Sunday, August 13 - Belgrade, RS - Belgrade Fortress
Tuesday, August 15 - Budapest, HU - Sziget Festival
Wednesday, August 16 - Munich, DE - Muffathalle
Saturday, August 19 - Luxembourg, LU - Den Atelier
Sunday, August 20 - St. Malo, FR - La Route Du Rock
Tuesday, August 22 - Asolo, IT - AMA Music Festival
Wednesday, August 23 - Milan, IT - Carroponte
Friday, August 25 - Zurich, CH - Zurich Open Air Festival
Sunday, August 27 - Copenhagen, DK - The KoncerthusetTuesday, August 29 - Tilburg, NL - 013
Wednesday, August 30 - Groningen, NL - Oosterpoort
Friday, September 1 - London, UK - Alexandra Palace
Sunday, September 3 - Manchester, UK - Albert Hall
Tuesday, September 5 - Paris, FR - Le Trianon
Saturday, September 9 - Spain, ES - DCode Festival

Interpol - 'Turn On The Bright Lights' 15th Anniversary European Tour

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Interpol have confirmed a series of summer and autumn shows to mark the 15th anniversary of their landmark debut album, 2002's 'Turn On The Bright Lights' ; they'll be playing 'TOTBL' from front to back starting August 9 in Prague. There's no North American dates for this one, but thanks for asking!

Paul Banks, Daniel Kessler and Sam Fogarino are currently working on new material for a new album, tentatively scheduled for release via Matador in 2018.

Wednesday, August 9 - Prague, CZ - Lucerna Music Bar
Thursday, August 10 - Vienna, AT - Arena
Saturday, August 12 - Buftea, RO - Summer Well Festival
Sunday, August 13 - Belgrade, RS - Belgrade Fortress
Tuesday, August 15 - Budapest, HU - Sziget Festival
Wednesday, August 16 - Munich, DE - Muffathalle
Saturday, August 19 - Luxembourg, LU - Den Atelier
Sunday, August 20 - St. Malo, FR - La Route Du Rock
Tuesday, August 22 - Asolo, IT - AMA Music Festival
Wednesday, August 23 - Milan, IT - Carroponte
Friday, August 25 - Zurich, CH - Zurich Open Air Festival
Sunday, August 27 - Copenhagen, DK - The KoncerthusetTuesday, August 29 - Tilburg, NL - 013
Wednesday, August 30 - Groningen, NL - Oosterpoort
Friday, September 1 - London, UK - Alexandra Palace
Sunday, September 3 - Manchester, UK - Albert Hall
Tuesday, September 5 - Paris, FR - Le Trianon
Saturday, September 9 - Spain, ES - DCode Festival

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Interpol YouTube channel

MATADOR AT PRIMAVERA SOUND (PORTO)

This weekend we have Belle and Sebastian, Interpol, The Thurston Moore Band and The New Pornographers performing at Primavera Sound in Portugal.

Two of these performances, Belle and Sebastian and The New Pornographers, will be live streamed here.

Times:

Friday June 5th
Belle & Sebastian
23.00

Saturday June 6th
The New Pornographers
00.35

MATADOR AT PRIMAVERA FESTIVAL

Just a heads up for those lucky enough to be at Primavera Festival this weekend cos we have a TON of bands playing:

Belle and Sebastian, Fucked Up, Iceage, Interpol, The New Pornographers, Perfume Genius, The Thurston Moore Band and Tobias Jesso Jr are all appearing.

A few of these performances will also be live streamed here. See bands and times below:

Friday

The New Pornographers: 19.30 - 20.25 Channel 1

Belle and Sebastian: 21.30 - 22.30 Channel 2

Saturday

Fucked Up: 19.30 - 20.20 Channel 2

Interpol: 22.20 - 23.34 Channel 1

COACHELLA WEEKEND 2: INTERPOL, BELLE & SEBASTIAN AND PERFUME GENIUS



Below find the details on where to catch Matador bands during the second weekend of Coachella, which begins in a mere number of hours.

TOMORROW, Friday, April 9

Interpol – 7:25pm PST – Coachella Stage

Saturday, April 10

Perfume Genius – 1:55pm PST – Outdoor Theatre

Belle and Sebastian – 6:40 pm PST – Outdoor Theatre

This weekend with have a live broadcast from the festival on the AXS TV Network (with a replay within 24 hours for time zone purposes).

Relive last weekend's sets here: youtube.com/coachella and Coachella.com.

VIDEOS: INTERPOL AND PERFUME GENIUS AT COACHELLA

Interpol, April 9th, Coachella Stage


Perfume Genius, April 10th, Outdoor Theatre


(videos courtesy of Coachella)

COACHELLA WEEKEND 1: INTERPOL, BELLE & SEBASTIAN AND PERFUME GENIUS



For those attending "Coachella" this weekend find information below on where to catch Matador bands this during weekend 1 of the festival.

TOMORROW, Friday, April 9

Interpol - 7:25pm PST - Coachella Stage

Saturday, April 10

Perfume Genius - 1:55pm PST - Outdoor Theatre

Belle and Sebastian - 6:40 pm PST - Outdoor Theatre

Not attending? It's the future and you can can stream sets on youtube.com/coachella and Coachella.com as well as turn into Sirius radio for the live broadcast.

 

 

STREAM: "All The Rage Back Home (Panda Bear Remix)," North American Tour Dates Begin 4/8



This morning Interpol released Panda Bear's remix of "All The Rage Back Home" which can be streamed in full above.

Casual reminder: On Record Store Day (Saturday, April 18) we’ll be releasing a 7″ of “Everything Is Wrong” b/w “What Is What” featuring cover art by Shepard Fairey (shown below) :



Very soon, the band will be back on tour in North America, including a return to Coachella. A full list of dates below:

Wednesday, April, 8 – Rialto Theatre, Tucson AZ
Thursday, April, 9 – Humphreys Concerts by the Bay, San Diego CA
Friday, April, 10 – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Indio CA
Sunday, April, 12 – Marquee Theatre, Tempe AZ
Wednesday, April, 15 – The Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas NV
Thursday, April, 16 – Shrine Expo Hall, Los Angeles
Friday, April, 17 – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Indio CA

Monday, April, 20 – Knitting Factory, Reno NV
Tuesday, April, 21 – Warfield Theatre, San Francisco CA
Thursday, May, 7 – The National, Richmond VA
Friday, May, 8 – The Ritz, Raleigh NC
Friday, May, 8 – Sunday, May, 10 – Shaky Knees Festival, Atlanta GA
Monday May, 11 – The Pageant, St. Louis MO
Tuesday May, 12 – Egyptian Room – Old National Centre, Indianapolis IN
Wednesday, May, 13 – The Fillmore Detroit, Detroit MI
Friday, May, 15 – Bogart’s, Cincinnati OH
Saturday, May, 16 – Stage AE, Pittsburgh PA
Tuesday, July, 14 – Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Canada
Wednesday, July, 15 – Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Canada
Monday, July, 20 – State Theatre, Portland ME
Tuesday, July, 21 – Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn NY
Thursday, July, 23 – House of Blues, Boston MA
Friday, July, 24 – House of Blues, Boston MA
Saturday, July, 25 – Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia PA
Monday, July, 27 – The NorVa, Norfolk VA
Tuesday, July, 28 – Echostage, Washington DC
Wednesday, July, 29 – Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park NY
Friday, July, 31 – Metropolis, Montreal QC
Friday, July, 31 – Sunday, August, 2 – Osheaga Festival, Montreal QC
Those in attendance, you can upload photos and/or videos with the hashtag #interpolnyc and be featured on this page: http://interpolnyc.com/worldtour/

Order ‘El Pintor’ from the following :
LP or CD from the Matador Store
Interpol store
iTunes
Amazon
Google Play
Best Buy
Target

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Interpol YouTube channel

PRIMAVERA SOUND 2015 BARCELONA - ANNOUNCED