Pixies are an American rock band that formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1986.
The band disbanded in 1993, but reunited in 2004.
Black Francis, Joey Santiago, Kim Deal, and David Lovering have been the band members since the start.
The Pixies' style of alternative rock music is heavily influenced by punk and surf rock, and while highly melodic.
The Pixies is one of the bands that will be playing at the Festival called "Where the action is" that is held this weekend at Stora Skuggan/Stockholm were im working.
So this week will be dedicated to WTAI.
First out is Pixies that will be playing on friday at this festival.
I will also give you a little view how the festival will grow with a few snapshots from the area.
This is from yesterday, Day 1
More fun tomorrow.
Artists and days of gig.
Friday 12 june
Neil Young and his Electric Band
The (International) Noise Conspiracy
Saturday 13 june
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
The Magic Numbers
El Perro Del Mar
More info about Pixies 4AD site or @ MySpace
More info about Where the action is