Wednesday, August 15, 2007

BREAKING NEWS: NY Venue Opens With Shows by Shins, Decemberists, MIA, Ween, Tix On Sale Friday 8/17

Never heard of Terminal 5? Make a mental note, New Yorkers, cuz that name is sure
to be on everyone's lips over the next few months.

The Shins @ McCarren 8/23/06
>>The Shins, McCarren Park Pool, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Yes, there's a new venue in town -- on Midtown Manhattan's west side at 610 W. 56th
Street -- and if the early roster announcement is any indication, it's going to be hot hot
hot. According to Billboard, we'll see the likes of the Shins, Ween, M.I.A., the National
and the Decemberists, with tickets going on sale as early as this Friday -- that's August
17th! Yo, check it: 

At present, the first show booked is the National on Oct. 11, followed by M.I.A on
Oct. 19, up-and-coming French dance act Justice on Oct. 20 and the Shins with
on Oct. 23-24.

The Decemberists are booked for a Nov. 1-2 stand, followed by State Radio on
Nov. 23 and Ween on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.

The latter shows will be Ween's first non-private gigs in Manhattan since 2003!

Tickets for the National, M.I.A., Justice, State Radio and Ween go on sale
Friday (Aug. 17); tickets for the Shins go on sale Saturday.

Bookmark this link for when tix go on sale:

 Coachella 2007 - The Decemberists The National @ Radio City Music Hall 5/9/07 
>>Left: The Decemberists, Coachella; Right: The National, Radio City Music Hall, NY

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