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Yo La Tengo to Play Marquee in October

As announced via the Matablog, Matador Records' blog, seminal indie rockers Yo La Tengo have announced a spiffy new fall tour, complete with a date at the Marquee Theater October 14. This is in support of their new album, Popular Songs, due out September 8. This is a boon for The Valley's live scene, keeping in form with my prediction that this late summer/early fall will be one for the books.


Yo La Tengo formed in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1984 -- for those of you keeping track, the band is as old as I am. They have an impressive collection of studio albums, dating back to 1986's Ride The Tiger on up through their 2006's I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass. Yo La Tengo has been on the Matador Records roster since 1993, producing 8 albums for the label with the release of September's Popular Songs -- also including their little Condo Fucks project.

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The hits keep on coming for The Valley (browse through past show announcements here) and Yo La Tengo solidifies the fact that there is a strong live lineup for the late summer/early fall in The 'Nix.

Check out Yo La Tengo's official website here and their official fall tour announcement on Matador Records' Matablog here.

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