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After three sold-out shows in London earlier in the year, The Hold Steady has announced plans to return next year for a very special three-day concert event. THE WEEKENDER will see the NYC-based band taking the stage at London’s Electric Ballroom on Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9, followed by a limited capacity third show at Oslo, in Hackney, London on Sunday, March 10. In addition, an exclusive screening of The Hold Steady’s acclaimed 2009 documentary, A Positive Rage, will be held the afternoon of Sunday, March 10 at the Picturehouse cinema in Hackney. Tickets for THE WEEKENDER – which marks The Hold Steady’s only scheduled UK live dates for 2019 – are on sale now HERE.
The Hold Steady have also just unveiled plans to join Frank Turner at his upcoming LOST EVENINGS III festival, serving as special guest at Boston, MA’s House of Blues on Friday, May 17. Tickets for LOST EVENINGS III are available HERE.
“The UK has always been so great to The Hold Steady,” says Finn. “We’re excited to be returning for another weekend in 2019. As for Frank, he’s has always been a vocal fan of ours. It’s an honor to be asked to play his festival. Looking forward to being a part of the energy in Boston!”
That same weekend will also see The Hold Steady hitting the tri-state area for a pair of additional live dates, set for Jersey City, NJ’s White Eagle Hall on Thursday, May 16 and Hamden, CT’s Space Ballroom on Saturday, May 18. Tickets for these shows will go on sale November 2. For complete details and ticket information, please visit www.theholdsteady.net/#shows.
Last, but certainly not least, The Hold Steady is currently getting ready for the third annual MASSIVE NIGHTS celebration, set for Brooklyn, NY’s Brooklyn Bowl on November 28 through December 1. Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1 are already sold out; limited tickets for Wednesday, November 28 and Thursday, November 29 remain and are available now HERE.