Are Wolf Parade Done?

- Jun 2, 2011

That headline's the question every Wolf Parade fan must be asking themselves after a gig the band played in Vancouver on Monday, which they'd dubbed their "final show."

According to the Vancouver Sun, after playing a full set at the Commodore Ballroom, Spencer Krug announced that the show was to be the band's last "for [a] long time."

Indeed, the show was a one-off, and was announced midway through May. It wasn't the band's only gig that week, though, since they also performed at the Sasquatch! Music Festival in George, Wash. last Saturday.

Of course, this isn't the first time Wolf Parade have made comments like this. During their Nov. 28, 2010 show at Toronto's Sound Academy, Dan Boeckner announced that "Kissing The Beehive" would be "the last song we are ever going to play" before the band left the stage.

The next day, it was revealed that Wolf Parade would just be taking a "serious break" and going on "indefinite hiatus." Six months later (read: this week), they played Sasquatch! and Vancouver. So... you really never know.

At any rate, Boecker's got a busy summer ahead of him, since he's releasing Sound Kapital, another Handsome Furs album with Alexei Perry, his wife, on June 28. They're touring in support of it beginning later this month.

Krug's also keeping busy and will put out his debut solo album as Moonface. Organ Music Not Vibraphone Like I'd Hoped comes out Aug. 2.

You can see Boeckner with Handsome Furs here:

June 18 Toronto, ON @ The Garrison (NXNE)
June 23 London, ON @ Call The Office
June 25 Montreal, QC @ Cabaret Mile End !
July 3 Des Moines, IA @ Western Gateway Park (80/35 Music Festival)
July 16 Regina, SK @ The Exchange
July 17 Saskatoon, SK @ Louis' Pub
July 19 Edmonton, AB @ Starlight Room
July 20 Calgary, AB @ Republik
July 22 Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
July 23 Seattle, WA @ E. Pike St. & 12th Ave. (Capitol Hill Block Party)
July 27 Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club
July 28 Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Ballroom
July 29 Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
July 30 Detroit, MI @ Lager House
Aug. 1 Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
Aug. 17 Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
Aug. 18 New York, NY @ Webster Hall
Aug. 19 Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
Aug. 20 Pittsburgh, PA @ Brillobox
Aug. 23 Nashville, TN @ 12th & Porter
Aug. 24 St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway
Aug. 26 Austin, TX @ Mohawk
Aug. 27 Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
Aug. 30 Santa Fe, NM @ Corazon
Sept. 1 San Diego, CA @ Casbah
Sept. 2 Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex
Sept. 3 San Francisco, CA @ Slim's

! w/ USA Out Of Vietnam

You can see Krug playing Moonface tunes here:

July 13 Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
July 14 London, ON @ Call The Office
July 15 Detroit, MI @ The Lager House
July 16 Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
July 17 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
July 19 Allston, MA @ Great Scott
July 20 New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
July 21 Washington, DC @ Black Cat
July 22 Raleigh, NC @ King's Barcade
July 23 Atlanta, GA @ 529
July 26 Austin, TX @ Emo's
July 27 Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
July 29 Oxford, MS @ Proud Larry's
July 30 Nashville, TN @ 12th And Porter
July 31 Bloomington, IN @ Russian Recording
Aug. 2 Newport, KY @ Southgate House
Aug. 3 Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Cafe
Aug. 4 Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
Aug. 5 Northampton, MA @ Iron Horse
Aug. 6 Montreal, QC @ Il Motore

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