Yo La Tengo announces Hanukkah dates

    Hanukkah is a poor man’s Christmas, you say? Well the gentlemen of Yo La Tengo beg to differ with your goyim snobbery! Pitchfork reports that the band has announced that they will be playing eight crazy nights worth of shows at Maxwell’s in their hometown of Hoboken, NJ. The gigs will be charity benefits, and will take place starting on December 4th [more:]
    The currently scheduled tour slate for the band is as follows:
    10-20 Woodstock, NY – Colony Cafe (two shows)
    10-22 Philadelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church Sanctuary
    10-23 Alexandria, VA – Birchmere
    10-27 Mexico City, Mexico – Manifest Festival
    10-29 Portland, OR – Aladdin Theater
    10-30 Seattle, WA – Town Hall
    11-01 San Francisco, CA – Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
    11-03 Hollywood, CA – Ivar Theatre (two shows)
    11-04 La Jolla, CA – Museum of Contemporary Art (two shows)
    11-07 New York, NY – Beacon Theatre (I’m Not There: In Concert) (performing with Buckwheat Zydeco)
    11-10 North Adams, MA – Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art
    11-11 Ithaca, NY – Cornell University
    11-15 Boston, MA – Museum of Fine Arts (two shows)
    12-04 Hoboken, NJ – Maxwell’s (Hanukkah show)
    12-05 Hoboken, NJ – Maxwell’s (Hanukkah show)
    12-06 Hoboken, NJ – Maxwell’s (Hanukkah show)
    12-07 Hoboken, NJ – Maxwell’s (Hanukkah show)
    12-08 Hoboken, NJ – Maxwell’s (Hanukkah show)
    12-09 Hoboken, NJ – Maxwell’s (Hanukkah show)
    12-10 Hoboken, NJ – Maxwell’s (Hanukkah show)
    12-11 Hoboken, NJ – Maxwell’s (Hanukkah show)