The Walkmen announced that they will be reuniting for their first proper performance in a decade. Both hometown concerts will take place at Webster Hall in New York City on April 26-27.
Back in 2013, an unnamed Walkmen band member (Peter Bauer) announced to Washington Post We were in a “severe hiatus,” frontline striker Hamilton Lethauser said in a statement. “I assumed that meant there would be a lot of monster energy drinks and maybe that red-headed guy on ice was hanging around a lot…but none of that actually happened. Instead, in the following years we all worked on many different projects.” In many different places. Recently, someone sent us a soundtrack of us playing at Irving Plaza since 2003, and it sounded really hot. So, we decided we wanted to play together again.”
The official pre-sale (register here) begins Wednesday, November 16 at 10:00 a.m. ET. Public sale will follow beginning Friday, November 18th at 11:00 AM ET; Get your tickets here.
Watch an official trailer for the shows below.
The last Walkmen album was in 2012 sky. Besides a one-time appearance at the 2014 NBA All-Star Game Weekend concert, they have not played a live show since their 2013 tour.
Since then, Leithauser has released his solo debut in 2014, black watchesand 2020 love your lifeplus a pair of collaborative albums: 2015 dear God Along with former Walkmen bandmate Paul Maron and 2016 I had a dream that you were mine with Rustam.
Meanwhile, Maron is released Musical instruments in 2020 and collaborated with Jenny Lane for the 13 short piano pieces earlier this month. Multi-instrumentalist Walter Martin has shared his own series of albums including 2018’s Reminiscence Bar & Grill2020 world at nightand this year The bear.
Guitarist Peter Matthew Power has shared three solo albums since the band’s hiatus, including the 2014 albums Release!2017 Jabal Qaf (Divine Love)And the flowersreleased last September. Drummer Matt Barrick has not released any solo albums of his own, but has formed the band Muzz with Interpol’s Paul Banks and Bonny Light Horseman’s Josh Kaufman.
The Walkmen 2023 Tour Dates:
04/26 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall
04/27 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall