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The New Pornographers offer "Together Soundcheck Sessions"

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    Good news for the poor, those who forgot to buy tickets, and the diehards: The New Pornographers are providing a few extra chances to hang out with them during their upcoming North American tour. And when I say hang out, I actually mean you can physically hang out with that band, in addition to watching them perform live.

    Basically, the Canadian outfit, its label Matador Records, and a whole bunch of blogs, radio stations, and record stores have partnered together for the “Together Soundcheck Sessions,” which is a huge gigantic promotion that will see said band, label, blogs, and record stores giving a way VIP packages that feature such items as tickets to shows, access to sound checks, and opportunities to meet the band — yep, even Neko Case.

    For more info on the whole promotion and how to win, visit Matablog. Below, find a listing of “Together Soundcheck Sessions” stops as well as the rest of The New Pornographers’ upcoming touring schedule.

    Also, don’t forget the band’s latest LP Together is available now. Read our review here.

    Together Soundcheck Sessions:
    06/20 – Brooklyn, NY @ Bell House
    06/22 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
    06/26 – Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
    06/27 – Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom
    07/19 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Music Box
    07/23 – Austin, TX @ Stubb’s
    07/31 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox

    The New Pornographers 2010 Tour Dates:
    06/17 – Montreal QC @ Le National ^#
    06/18 – Boston MA @ House of Blues ^#
    06/19 – New York NY @ Terminal 5 ^#
    06/20 – New York, NY @ Bell House
    06/21 – Philadelphia PA @ Trocadero Theatre ^#
    06/22 – Washington DC @ 9:30 Club ^#
    06/23 – Washington DC @ 9:30 Club ^#
    06/25 – Chapel Hill NC @ Memorial Hall at UNC ^#
    06/26 – Atlanta GA @ Variety Playhouse ^#
    06/27 – Nashville TN @ Cannery Ballroom ^#
    06/28 – St Louis MO @ The Pagaent ^#
    07/14 – Vancouver BC @ The Vogue Theatre ^”
    07/15 – Vancouver BC @ The Vogue Theatre ^”
    07/16 – Portland OR @ Crystal Ballroom ^”
    07/17 – Jacksonville, OR @ Britt Pavillion ^”
    07/18 – Oakland CA @ Fox Theater ^”
    0 7/19 – Los Angeles CA @ Henry Fonda Theater ^”
    07/20 – Los Angeles CA @ Henry Fonda Theater ^”
    07/21 – Tucson AZ @ Rialto Theatre ^”
    07/23 – Austin TX @ Stubb’s BBQ ^”
    07/24 – Dallas TX @ The Showroom at Palladium ^”
    07/25 – Tulsa OK @ Cain’s Ballroom ^”
    07/26 – Lawrence KS @ Liberty Hal l^”
    07/28 – Denver CO @ Ogden Theatre ^”
    07/30 – Boise ID @ Egyptian Theatre ^”
    07/31 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox ^”
    08/01 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox ^”
    08/04 – Madison WI @ Orpheum Theatre ^
    08/06 – Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza
    09/05 – Stradbally, IE @ Electric Picnic
    09/07 – Glasgow, UK @ Oran Mor
    09/08 – Manchester, UK @ Ruby Lounge
    09/09 – Brighton, UK @ Concorde 2
    09/10-11 – North Dorset, UK @ End of the Road Festival
    09/12 – Helsinki, FI @ Tavastia
    09/14 – Stockholm, SE @ Strand
    09/15 – Oslo, NO @ Parkteatret
    09/16 – Copenhagen, DK @ Loppen
    12/09 – London, UK @ Shepherds Bush Empire
    12/10-12 – Minhead, UK @ Bowlie Weekender 2

    * = w/ The Mountain Goats
    ^ = w/ The Dodos
    # = w/ The Dutchess & The Duke
    ” = w/ Imaad Wasif

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