Here’s some exciting news: Weezer will be performing at the National Hockey League (NHL)’s Winter Classic.
The performance, which is slated the happen during the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins’ game, will happen on Jan. 1 for the NHL’s annual New Years Day event.
Check out the details below!
As reported by the Hollywood Reporter, the band will be taking the stage at the Notre Dame Stadium during the game’s first intermission.
The Blackhawks and Bruins will go head to head during the NHL’s annual outdoor hockey game on NBC, and more performers are still to be announced.
Check out the announcement below:
— NHL on NBC (@NHLonNBCSports) December 13, 2018
In other Weezer-related news, the band will be releasing a brand new album, Black Album, which is due out March 1, 2019.
The news comes after the band’s viral cover of Toto’s “Africa,” and it marks their fifth color-coded/self-titled release since their 1994 debut (Blue), 2001’s Green Album, 2008’s Red Album and 2016’s White Album.
Additionally, the band released a new song, “Zombie Bastards,” in anticipation of the new album. You can preorder your copy of it here!
As if that wasn’t exciting enough, Weezer will soon be embarking on a co-headlining tour with Pixies, and you can check out a list of the band’s upcoming tour dates below!
03/08/19 – Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum! Center *
03/10/19 – Columbia, SC @ Colonial Life Arena *
03/12/19 – New York, New York @ Madison Square Garden *
03/13/19 – Montréal, QC @ Bell Centre *
03/14/19 – Albany, NY @ Times Union Center *
03/16/19 – Mashantucket, CT @ Foxwoods Resort Casino *
03/17/19 – Baltimore, MD @ Royal Farms Arena *
03/19/19 – Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center *
03/20/19 – Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel Arena *
03/22/19 – Memphis, TN @ FedEx Forum *
03/24/19 – St. Louis, MO @ Enterprise Center *
03/26/19 – Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center *
03/27/19 – Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center *
03/28/19 – Des Moines, IA @ Wells Fargo Arena *
03/30/19 – St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center *
03/31/19 – Madison, WI @ Alliant Energy Center *
04/05/19 – Nampa, ID @ Ford Idaho Center Arena *
04/06/19 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center *
04/07/19 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena *
04/09/19 – Sacramento, CA @ Golden 1 Center *
04/10/19 – Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
04/12/19 – Las Vegas, NV @ Mandalay Bay
* with Pixies