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This influential alternative rock band paved the way for '90s rock music, and their surf-punk riffs and ear-splitting choruses impacted bands like Nirvana and The Strokes. Hailing from Boston, Pixies became a major force in the rock world in the late 1980s and early 1990s, although many music critics believe that the Pixies never received enough recognition for their stellar rock tunes. Even if the Pixies didn't achieve the commercial success that they deserved, they still booked sold-out world tours and are responsible for major rock anthems like "Where Is My Mind" and "Hey".

Since reuniting in 2004, Pixies has been one of the most highly anticipated touring acts in the world, and now you have the chance to see them perform live in concert at one of their upcoming shows! This fall, Pixies is stopping at some of North America's best music venues, with shows in cities like San Francisco, San Diego, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Minneapolis, Madison, Saskatoon, and more! With so many exciting shows in the near future, Pixies are definitely one of the most talked about touring groups of the year, so don't miss out on seeing these rock legends perform live and grab your tickets on StubHub today! Thanks to StubHub, your tickets to an upcoming Pixies concert are just a few simple clicks away!

Pixies Background

The Pixies' roots date back to the early 1980s, when Joey Santiago and Black Francis met in the dorms at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The started jamming together while in school, and eventually decided to form a band in 1986. Santiago and Francis posted a classified ad for a bass player, and Kim Deal was the only one to respond to the ad. Although she had never played the bass before and didn't even own the instrument, she joined the band anyway because she felt a connection to Santiago's songs. They also brought on drummer David Lovering, and with a solidified lineup, they started to rehearse in Lovering's parents' garage.

Pixies started to play several shows throughout Boston, and it was during a show in 1987 that they attracted the attention of producer Gary Smith. He brought the band to Fort Apache Studios and Pixies got to work on their first studio demo. In just three days, the band recorded a 17-track demo that has since become known as "The Purple Tape" because of the tape's purple background. This demo passed through the hands of countless music studio executives, and finally the independent label 4AD signed the band. Their first EP, Come on Pilgrim, started to make a splash in the underground rock world, but the band experienced its first massive wave of success after the release of their first full-length album, Surfer Rosa.

From then on, the Pixies became one of the most talked about bands in rock and roll. Their live performances were known for getting a bit wild and energetic, which is one of the reasons why their fans were always excited about the Pixies' concerts. The Pixies have also been cited as influences for some of the biggest stars in music, such as Radiohead, U2, Nirvana, David Bowie, Weezer, and The Strokes. There's no doubt that the Pixies were one of the most revolutionary and exciting rock bands in the '80s and '90s, and now you have the chance to see these rock legends perform live!

The Pixies disbanded in 1993, but since reuniting in 2004, the group has been performing at sold out shows all across the country, and now you can secure your tickets to one of their upcoming shows by heading to StubHub today!

Greatest Hits

The Pixies has long been recognized as one of the most influential rock bands in history. The group has released five studio albums, six compilation albums, and 12 singles throughout the course of their career. Their album Doolittle (1989) was certified platinum in the US and gold in the UK and Canada, making it the band's most successful album. Some of Pixies' most popular singles include "Monkey Gone to Heaven", "Here Comes Your Man", "Velouria", "Dig For Fire", "Letter to Memphis", and "Head On".


Kurt Cobain tried to emulate the Pixies' musical style when he wrote the major Nirvana hit, "Smells Like Teen Spirit", saying that he tried to write the ultimate "pop song".

The Experience

If you want to experience a fantastic rock show, there's no better band to see in concert than the Pixies. With their phenomenal hit rock songs and a reputation for putting on extraordinary live shows, Pixies is definitely one rock group you should see in concert at least once! They are, after all, responsible for influencing some of the world's greatest artists. So get ready to see these rock legends in concert and grab your tickets on StubHub today! But hurry, as these in-demand Pixies tickets are bound to sell out quickly!

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