New Pornographers plot North American tour

The Canadians head out to support 'Challengers'

New Pornographers have added several dates to their extensive tour of North America.

The band will be supporting their forthcoming album, ‘Challengers’, which is due out in the US on August 21.

They’ll begin their autumn jaunt in Victoria, British Columbia on September 13 and will play several dates throughout the US and Canada. They’ll wrap things up in Englewood, Colorado on November 5.


They’re also set to play the Pitchfork Festival in Chicago on Sunday (July 15) and Rogers Picnic in Toronto on July 29.

The tour dates are:

Chicago, IL Union Park (Pitchfork Music Festival) (July 15)

Toronto, ON Rogers Picnic (29)

Victoria, BC McPherson Ballroom (September 13)

Seattle, WA Showbox (14, 15)


Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom(16)

San Francisco, CA Warfield Theatre (17)

San Diego, CA House of Blues (18)

Los Angeles, CA Henry Fonda Theater (19, 20)

Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre (21)

Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater (22)

Boulder, CO Boulder Theater (24)

Salt Lake City, UT The Depot (25)

Boise, ID The Egyptian Theatre (26)

Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom (28)

Edmonton, AB Edmonton Event Center (October 11)

Calgary, AB MacEwen Hall (12, 13)

Missoula, MT University Theater (14)

Winnipeg, Manitoba Garrick Center (15)

Minneapolis, MN First Avenue (16)

Milwaukee, WI Pabst Theatre (17)

Chicago, IL The Metro (18, 19)

Buffalo, NY Riviera Theatre (20)

Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theatre (21)

New York, NY Webster Hall (24, 25)

Philadelphia, PA Trocadero (26)

Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse (30)

New Orleans, LA House of Blues (31)

Lawrence, KS Liberty Hall (November 4)

Englewood, CO Gothic Theatre (5)

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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