Change Location × Santa Cruz, CA

    Recent Locations

      PIXIES in Santa Cruz


      • PIXIES Photo #1
      1 of 1
      December 11, 2017

      Monday   8:00 PM

      1011 Pacific Avenue
      Santa Cruz, California 95060

      Map
      Performers:
      EVENT DETAILS
      PIXIES

      with The Orwells
      Black Francis (real name Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV) (vocals, guitar), Kim Deal (bass, vocals), Joseph Alberto Santiago (guitar) & David Lovering (drums).Combining jagged, roaring guitars and stop-start dynamics with melodic pop hooks, intertwining male-female harmonies and evocative, cryptic lyrics, the Pixies were one of the most influential American alternative rock bands of the late '80s. The band were inventive, rabid rock fans that turned conventions inside out, melding punk and indie guitar rock, classic pop, surf rock, and stadium-sized riffs with singer/guitarist Black Francis' bizarre, fragmented lyrics about space, religion, sex, mutilation, and pop culture; while the meaning of his lyrics may have been impenetrable, the music was direct and forceful. The Pixies' busy, brief songs, extreme dynamics, and subversion of pop song structures proved one of the touchstones of '90s alternative rock.

      Categories: Concerts & Tour Dates

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
      COMMENTS ABOUT PIXIES