New York City indie rock veterans the Walkmen have added extra dates to a reunion run that may discover them taking part in their first exhibits in 10 years.
The band beforehand introduced their plans to reunite with 5 live shows at Webster Hall in New York City, April 24 by 28 (these have already bought out). They’ve now scheduled exhibits in Philadelphia (May 2 and three), Chicago (May 19 and 20), and Washington D.C. (May 25 and 26).
Tickets for the newly introduced exhibits will go on sale this Friday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. native time. Fans may also join an artist pre-sale, which is able to begin Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. native time. Full data is accessible on the Walkmen’s website.
On prime of the membership exhibits, the Walkmen are additionally slated to carry out on the 2023 Shaky Knees festival in Atlanta, May 7. Additional pageant gigs are anticipated to be introduced quickly.
The eagerly-anticipated live shows will lastly finish the “excessive hiatus” the Walkmen have been on since 2013. The yr prior, the band had launched their sixth studio album, Heaven, capping off a powerful 10-year run of acclaimed data that additionally included 2004’s Bows + Arrows and 2008’s You & Me.
In the intervening decade, the members of the Walkmen have launched into an array of initiatives. Frontman Hamilton Leithauser launched a string of solo and collaborative albums, together with 2016’s I Had a Dream That You Were Mine with Rostam. Guitarist Walter Martin
Upon saying their preliminary reunion exhibits, Leithauser stated in an announcement, “Back in 2013, an unnamed Walkmen band member (Peter Bauer) introduced to the Washington Post that we have been occurring an ‘excessive hiatus.’ I assumed that meant there could be a variety of monster vitality drinks and perhaps that red-headed snowboarder man could be hanging round loads…however none of that truly occurred.
“Instead, within the ensuing years, we’ve all labored on a ton of various initiatives in a ton of various locations. Recently, somebody despatched us a clip of us taking part in at Irving Plaza from 2003, and it simply seemed very thrilling,” he continued. “So, we’ve determined we’d prefer to play collectively once more. Right now, we’re very thrilled to announce that we are going to be taking part in at Webster Hall in 2023. See you quickly.”
The Walkmen 2023 Tour Dates
April 24 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall (Sold Out)
April 25 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall (Sold Out)
April 26 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall (Sold Out)
April 27 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall (Sold Out)
April 28 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall (Sold Out)
May 2 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
May 3 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
May 7 – Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Festival
May 19 – Chicago, IL @ The Metro
May 20 – Chicago, IL @ The Metro
May 25 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
May 26 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club