May 9, 2013 >
FUTURE BIBLE HEROES (Featuring Claudia Gonson, Shirley Simms, Christopher Ewen and Anthony Kaczynski) ANNOUNCE SUMMER TOUR
Future Bible Heroes are hitting the road this summer in support of their forthcoming new album, Partygoing. The live ensemble will consist of Claudia Gonson, Shirley Simms, Christopher Ewen and Anthony Kaczynski (NOTE: Due to ear issues, Stephin Merritt will not be performing). These will be their first live dates since 2002.
Future Bible Heroes on tour (with links to purchase tickets):
June 12 - Brooklyn, NY - The Bell House - Chickfactor Summer Festival
July 8 - Los Angeles, CA - The Echoplex
July 9 - San Francisco, CA - The Independent
July 11 - Portland, OR - Doug Fir
July 12 - Seattle, WA - The Tractor Tavern
July 16 - Minneapolis, MN - Cedar Cultural Center
July 17 - Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
July 21 - Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair
July 22 - Toronto, ON - Lee's Palace
July 23 - New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
July 25 - Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live
July 26 - Washington, DC - The Black Cat
Pre-order the new album Partygoing on CD as well as their 4-CD or 3-LP collection Memories of Love, Eternal Youth, and Partygoing now in the Merge store.
April 10, 2013 >
FUTURE BIBLE HEROES TO PLAY CHICKFACTOR 21 PARTY IN BROOKLYN
Future Bible Heroes featuring Claudia Gonson and Christopher Ewen (NOTE: Stephin Merritt will not be performing) to appear live at the Chickfactor 21 festival at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY on June 12th.
Tickets are available here.
January 04, 2013 >
FUTURE BIBLE HEROES TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM, AND CATALOG COLLECTION
On June 4, 2013, Future BIble Heroes will release a new album, Partygoing, their third LP, through Merge Records. It is the band's first release since 2002. Future Bible Heroes consists of Stephin Merritt, Christopher Ewen, and Claudia Gonson. Merritt and Ewen are the songwriters, with Stephin writing the melodies and lyrics, and Christopher handling most of the instrumentation. Claudia and Stephin divide the vocals between them.
Their first two albums, Memories of Love (1997) and Eternal Youth (2002), will additionally be released together with Partygoing in a 4-CD set, along with a additional disc of 14 non-LP tracks. This bonus CD includes the material from their 3 EP's, plus various compilation tracks. The collection will also be available on vinyl as a 3-LP set, along with a download card providing the 14 extra tracks, as well as digital versions of the three LP's.
The catalog collection, entitled Memories of Love, Eternal Youth,and Partygoing, will also be available June 4 through Merge Records. This marks the first time that the entire Future Bible Heroes catalog has been available worldwide. For more information and to preorder, visit the Merge website.
March 20, 2013 >
MAGNETIC FIELDS MERCHANDISE AVAILABLE THROUGH OFFICIAL ONLINE STORE
The Magnetic Fields are selling their merchandise online! Exclusive shirts and tote bags are currently available.
U.S. customers can visit the store here.
UK and European customers can visit the shop here.
December 04, 2012 >
STEPHIN MERRITT TO PERFORM AT NEW YORK LITERARY BENEFIT
On Friday, December 7th, Stephin Merritt will perform 3 songs at a benefit for 826NYC, entitled "Rants and Other Suggestions," along with readings from Jonathan Franzen, Gail Collins, Jonathan Ames, Wyatt Cenac, John Oliver, Eugene Mirman and Sarah Vowell. The event will take place at Symphony Space in New York City.
For more info, please visit Symphony Space.
November 03, 2012 >
TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR SELECT FALL SHOWS
Tickets are still available for the upcoming week of shows beginning on November 13th:
11/13/12 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue - Tickets
11/14/12 - St. Louis, MO - Sheldon Concert Hall - Tickets
11/15/12 - Pontiac, MI - Crofoot - Tickets
11/16/12 - Pittsburgh, PA - The Worhol @ Carnegie Lecture Hall - Tickets
11/17/12 - Washington, DC - Sixth & I Synagogue - Sold Out
11/18/12 - Washington, DC - Sixth & I Synagogue - Tickets
12/31/12 - Boston, MA - First Night Boston @ Symphony Hall - Tickets
See you there.
October 23, 2012 >
Detroit Show Update
The Magnetic Fields show in Detroit has moved to the Crofoot Ballroom in Pontiac, Michigan. Tickets purchased for the Redford Theater show will be honored at the Crofoot. Tickets are currently available here.
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