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Smashing Pumpkins Announce 10/14 Riviera Show

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Aug 22, 2011 10:30PM

2011_8_22_pumpkins.jpg Jam Productions announced today The Smashing Pumpkins -- or Billy Corgan's latest iteration of them -- will play the Riviera Theatre October 14, showcasing new material from the band's forthcoming album Oceania.

As for those of you who will undoubtedly ask, "How many actual Pumpkins?", at this point, Corgan is still the Great Pumpkin and he would likely tell you guitarist Jeff Schroeder, drummer Mike Byrne and bassist Nicole Fiorentino are the Pumpkins. But damn if those young faces don't make us feel old.

Tickets for the concert go on sale 10 a.m. Saturday through eTix, Jam's website and by calling 1-800-514-3849. Opening for the Pumpkins are Fancy Space People and Fiorentino's old band, Light FM.