Weezer to Resurrect ‘Pinkerton,’ ‘Blue Album’ in Orlando
Back in 2010, Weezer undertook a tour in which they played the entirety of either their first or second album at every show they played. Now, the band will do the same thing at two shows in Orlando later this year.
Dubbed the “Memories Shows,” the first concert will take place on November 10, and will feature Weezer, a.k.a. The Blue Album performed in its entirety. The following night, the band will play through their sophomore effort Pinkerton at the same venue.
The dates come at the end of a handful of dates Weezer will play this year, though the other dates won’t include performances of the entire albums. Most of the show’s on the band’s itinerary will be at festivals, and the first performance will be July 13 at the Buffalo Rocks the Harbor Fest in Buffalo, N.Y. Between that date and October 12, the band will play the Bunbury Music Festival in Cincinatti, Ohio; the Soundtown Festival in Somerset, Wisc.; the Charm City Music festival in Baltimore; the Big Fresno Fair in Fresno, Calif. and the Austin City Limits Festival in Austin, Texas. The band will also perform a headlining show in St. Petersburg, Fla. the night before the Orlando shows begin.
Earlier this year, Weezer played as one of the acts on the Weezer cruise – a four night cruise on a Carnival cruise ship that also featured over a dozen other bands. Other bands on the water included Dinosaur Jr., Sebadoh, The Antlers, J. Mascis and Lou Barlow. The cruise left from Miami and visited Cozumel, Mexico.
Weezer hasn’t released a new album since 2010’s Death to False Metal. That album was a collection of previously unreleased tracks taken from all periods throughout the band’s career. Two months before that album’s release, the band released their most recent studio album of new songs, Hurley.