The Bowery Ballroom
Pixies

Pixies

Reignwolf

Wed, September 18, 2013

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

The Bowery Ballroom

New York, NY

$45

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This event is 18 and over

Pixies
Pixies
The Boston-formed Pixies have been acclaimed as the most influential pioneering band of the late 80s alt/rock movement. Their five studio releases and initial six years together effectively blazed the path for groups like Nirvana, Radiohead and Pearl Jam to rise to superstardom. The Pixies disbanded in 1993 and launched their reunion tour in April, 2004 when virtually every, single date sold out within minutes and fans traveled hundreds of miles to attend a show. The Pixies shattered sales records around the world, SPIN called it 2004's "Comeback of the Year," and the band wrapped up 2004 in New York City with 24,000 tickets sold for an unprecedented eight-night, sold-out run at Hammerstein Ballroom. The Pixies continued their reunion tour in 2005, and then, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of their 1989 album Doolittle, launched the "Doolittle Tour" on October 1, 2009 in Dublin, performing the entire album, beginning to end. The SRO tour was so successful, it lasted for two years, taking the band to 18 countries, playing 117 shows.


In May, 2013, it was announced that founding member Kim Deal had decided to leave the Pixies. Black Francis, Joey Santiago and David Lovering made it clear that Kim's place in the band would always be there for her.
Reignwolf
Reignwolf
REIGNWOLF is invading the streets unleashing throaty soulful howls, bleeding guitars plugged into smoky half stacks, and the stomp of a vintage Ludwig bass drum. The wolf sound is fierce and instinctual, a collision of rock and roll.

Born in the Great White North, Jordan Cook was influenced by his musician father, jamming around the local club circuit and public school district in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan by age 6. Two years ago, Cook packed up his gear and headed for Seattle, the only plan being to live out of his tent, free in the wild and simply see what materialized. He started gaining attention while buying low-end guitars at local pawn shops and began booking random shows. Reignwolf performances consisted of Cook playing solo with any instrument he could get his hands on, always keeping an eye out for an intriguing collaboration. Soon after arriving in Seattle, he was joined by the low end of brother Stitch and drum destroyer Texas Jo; this gripping combination only intensified the Reignwolf sound.

Reignwolf announced their arrival to the music scene using the DIY approach, gaining a loyal following by performing at local clubs and festivals such as Sasquatch, Coachella, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits Music Festival, Voodoo Experience, and an opening slot for the 2013 Pixies tour. American Songwriter’s Top 10 Moments of Austin City Limits ranked Reignwolf #2, second only to Atoms for Peace, #1. Reignwolf hit the scene hard and gained momentum, and landed a coveted supporting slot on Black Sabbath's Spring Canadian Tour in 2014.

Up until recently, "Are You Satisfied?" was the only official song released by the band. Their second song, "In The Dark" was recorded on Halloween night in New Orleans while in town for Voodoo Festival at Ani DiFranco residence, with husband/engineer Mike "Nappy" Napolitano. Wanting to capture the onstage spontaneity from their live shows, the highly anticipated first Reignwolf album is scheduled to release in 2014.

The Reignwolf experience is best summed up by one of his lyrics from “Electric Love”: "I gave you my soul, and I can't give you anything more"... and onstage Reignwolf undoubtedly gives "it all."

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"There’s always that breakout set during every festival where you genuinely can’t believe the astounding perfection of what you’re witnessing and you feel compelled to tell every human being you’ve ever known to drop whatever they’re doing and get ready to have their minds blown apart. Reignwolf was that set at this year’s Lollapalooza." - Brightest Young Things
"If you haven't heard anything about this…powerhouse yet, it's because everyone who attended the set still has their jaws on the floor." - Austin American Statesman

“Just watching him – sometimes relying solely on one-handed hammer-ons while he grasped a loose mic in the other hand – it was often remarkable that he even hit the notes. But hit them he did with the exciting, bluesy erraticism of Jack White’s gnarliest White Stripes material and the miraculous precision of U2’s the Edge.” - American Songwriter, ranked #2 (behind Atoms For Peace) in Top 10 Moments from ACL

“It’s like watching a beautiful, beautiful thunderstorm.” - Austin American Statesman
Venue Information:
The Bowery Ballroom
6 Delancey St
New York, NY, 10002
http://www.boweryballroom.com/