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Weezer Announce First 'Blue Album,' 'Pinkerton' Shows

The performances of the albums, starting late November in L.A., will also feature a 'greatest hits set' each night

September 24, 2010 9:14 AM ET

Weezer have announced the first two stops of what they're calling the "Memories" tour, on which, as promised, they'll perform the entirety of the The Blue Album on one night and Pinkerton the next. Both nights will be rounded out by a "greatest hits set." The tour kicks off November 26th and 27th at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, then moves up the coast to San Francisco's Nob Hill Masonic Center on November 29th and 30th. (Check out the Weezer site for the ticket info.) In the meantime, the band will play the Mirage Casino on October 1st, for Rolling Stone's celebration of the Hot List issue. Watch rollingstone.com for photos, videos and a full report from the concert and party.

Weezer, meanwhile, have also given a brief update on their Pinkerton reissue, due November 2nd, saying that the deluxe edition will come on four records.

Memories tour dates
November 26 & 27 - Los Angeles, CA @ Gibson Amphitheatre
November 29 & 30 - San Francisco, CA @ Nob Hill Masonic Center

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