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For the first confirmed U.S. appearance since 2006, The Strokes will be a part of this year's Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago, being held in Grant Park from Aug 6 - 8, 2010. Still no details on which day our performance will be, but stay tuned for further details and specifics. http://www.lollapalooza.com/2010 Tix on sale now![
The Strokes are pleased to announce two special headlining shows for Australia on July 29th and 30th, 2010. Check the TOUR section for venue and ticketing information, with on-sales starting at 9am local time, April 12th. Go to http://www.frontiertouring.com for exclusive pre-sale details.
ST. GALLEN FESTIVAL AND MORE DATES ANNOUNCED IN TOUR SECTION! Check out the new tour dates in our TOUR section.
Binki Shapiro, of Little Joy, has put together an online auction in order to raise money for Haiti. The Crafts For A Cause auction begins on March 15th, 2010 http://www.biddingforgood.com/craftsforacause. For more details and photos of all of the below contributors with their items, including The Strokes, check out http://craftsforacause.tumblr.com LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS Vampire Weekend Natalie...
The Strokes have been filming a bit while they've been recording the album. 'PART I - behind-the-scenes' is now live for you to check out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wcye5kvbgAs. We hope to make a 3 or 4 part series (depending on how much footage the band has time to shoot while working!) We hope you enjoy this glimpse into the process. Be sure to keep checking back here at thestrokes.com for...
We are pleased to announce 2 more festivals that The Strokes will headline,http://www.hurricane.de THE HURRICANE FESTIVAL. http://www.southside.de/index.php THE SOUTHSIDE FESTIVAL. Ticketing info for the festivals: http://www.isleofwightfestival.com/tickets.aspx ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL http://www.rockness.co.uk/buy-tickets ROCKNESS FESTIVAL http://www.getgo.de/cgi-bin/TINFO.DLL? HURRICANE FESTIVAL...
HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Love, The Strokes and Wiz Kid Management ILLUSTRATION: James Bellesini
The Strokes' 'Is This It' has topped the 100 Greatest Albums Of The Decade list in the new issue of NME magazine out tomorrow, November 18. http://blogs.reuters.com/fanfare/2009/11/17/the-strokes-top-nme-album•of-decade-poll