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(((folkYEAH!))) Presents in Big Sur: PIXIES at HMML April 15 ::: (will call only tickets)

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)

Big Sur, CA

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(((folkYEAH!))) & HMML Present in Big Sur:

PIXIES

Henry Miller Memorial Library

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Doors 6pm / Show 7pm

support artist TBA.

All Ages

 

Only 300 Tickets (very limited supply) are $120 each plus $10 HMML facility fee and eventbrite fees.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

Parking is limited - PLEASE CARPOOL -  use extra care when parking. 

Do not park on or outside the fog line with any part of your car - if you do you are subject to being towed (and that will be a VERY expensive tow for you!)
Please bring flash lights and layers of clothing, sometimes the fog rolls in.
 
The Fire Danger is extreme in Big Sur - please be careful!
 
All TICKETS are WILL CALL! No tickets will be sold over the phone.
All ticket sales are final, no refunds.
The name of the purchaser (you can buy two tickets) will be on the WILL CALL LIST and that is how you will claim your event wristband.
You will be required to enter the venue as soon as you get your event wristband. There will be NO IN & OUT privileges (no exceptions).
No tickets will be printed or mailed all TICKETS are WILL CALL (No need to print anything. All you need is your ID to claim the tickets).
We do not accept THIRD PARTY TICKETS.
Your name must match the will call list name  (you the purchaser) or you will not be allowed entrance, no exceptions.
 

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No outside food or drinks allowed in side the venue.

Refreshments will be available at the event.

No re-entry once you exit the venue.

There is no ATM on site. 

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Pixies Biography

“A lot of it felt like no time had passed at all.” – Black Francis

Beloved and enigmatic, influential and proudly difficult to categorize, the

Pixies made a triumphant return in 2004 following an eleven-year hiatus. The

celebrated band wowed both fans and critics at performances around the world

and continued for seven years. For all those years, fans clamored for more and it

remained uncertain as to whether or not the Pixies would ever record again. Until

now.

Drummer David Lovering explains the events leading up to writing new music.

“We’ve been talking about this for years and years… ever since 2004. From

2004 to 2011 we were touring, which was a longer time than we’d been a band

initially – and that amazed us – but except for the one track (“Bam Thwok”), we

didn’t have anything new. We didn’t want to turn into a casino act. So we started

putting it together.”

It was important for the band to continue moving forward. As singer/songwriter

Black Francis points out, “We did a reunion tour and the tour went much longer

than we anticipated. We wanted to compete on a real playing field again. You

get hungry, you want to be judged: we wanted to be vital.”

admits that the Pixies’ return to making new music was not without obstacles.

“There was some fear and trepidation because we were hoping to do that

recording session with the original foursome of the band. Suddenly that was not

going to be the case and it was pretty devastating; not necessarily unexpected but

very unwanted. Joey, David and I didn’t really know what to do: we were a little

bit shell shocked that as much as we wanted it, it wasn’t going to happen. But we

came back and met and everyone believed in the music. We would rather forge

ahead and see what this turns into rather than just retiring the whole thing.”

Guitarist Joey Santiago was effusive. “I wanted this to happen. I love to play

music and I love this band. This time around there’s more appreciation, more

gratitude.” Lovering was cautious at first. “Putting out new music after so long

is kind of a double-edged sword. I know a lot of people asked for it; and I know

bands that have gotten together after a long time and done albums and I’m really

not a fan of it but overall I’m very confident about the music. It turned out really

well and it was a lot of fun and basically that’s good to me because I had a great

time doing it.”

In October 2012, the Pixies convened to Rockfield Studios in Wales with

longtime producer Gil Norton (who did Doolittle, Bossa Nova and Trompe Le

Monde). As Lovering recalls, “We had (five) songs going in to the studio and we

wrote (another seven) there. We’d never done that before, and some great songs

came out of it, in fact. It worked out pretty darned well.”

The band recorded with Norton in secret. “It didn’t really serve any purpose to

make it public,” says Black Francis. “But there are very few mysteries anymore

with the internet and the feeling was we should try to keep this just part of our

lives and not have it up for grabs. Gil was very excited. He’s produced us more

than any artist he’s worked with. We’re friends and everybody liked what he did

in the past. We don’t always agree with him – we don’t – but we respect him. He

pushes us out of our comfort zone.”

With Norton pushing the Pixies out of its comfort zone, the band emerged with

a cache of new songs, including “Bagboy,” offered as a free download on June

28, and its companion video that had some one-million YouTube hits in its first

week. In addition, EP1 - “Andro Queen,” “Another Toe in the Ocean,” Indie

Cindy,” and “What Goes Boom,” the Pixies first collection of new music since

1991’s Trompe le Monde, is released on September 3, 2013.

The Pixies will tour extensively and is anxious to get back out on the road and

premiere the new material, especially Santiago. “It will be interesting to see the

audience reaction when we play the new stuff. I always think of iconic bands that

come out with new material and everyone files out for a liquid break. They’re

either emptying out liquids or getting more liquids. So for sure the new material

will be strategically placed in the set. We’ve been rehearsing and the songs sound

just great. I can’t wait to play the new stuff live.”

How will fans react to the new music? Santiago remains confident. “The great

thing about this music and these songs is that, when I step back and listen to it, it

sounds like the Pixies. It’s the way we walk. We’re lucky to have that.” Black

Francis sums it up: “I just want to make music. We love connecting with people

and we want people to feel really happy about this musical experience we’ve all

embarked upon. At the end of the day we’re making fuckin’ rock n’roll records.

We’re not trying to save the world!”

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Henry Miller Library
Hwy 1
Big Sur, CA 93920

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)


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