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Live Broadcast from the Metro Theatre in Chicago – Sunday, August 4 at Midnight

Tune in to WXRT to hear the final performance of the 10th Anniversary Tour of Give Up during The Postal Service’s Lollapalooza aftershow this Sunday night at Chicago’s Metro Theatre. The show will broadcast live on the station and beginning at midnight central.

Some Idealistic Future: an Unprecedented Look at 10 Year History of The Postal Service by The Creators Project

The Postal Service has now had its unique journey examined and chronicled by The Creators Project, a partnership between Intel and VICE. Viewers are given an intimate look at the band and its process: from the dressing room to the digital (re)construction of the music to the moment the band takes the stage.


Directed by Justin Mitchell, this is a one of a kind look at one of the most beloved acts of the past decade. Mitchell says of the project: “I’ve been looking for a project to use prisms on for a while and much like the multiple frames, I think they help to support the story of the band. For me the prisms represent a gathering of all the disparate energies that propelled the album upwards and onwards during the last ten years. The band might be the center of the image and the focus but for ten years they allowed Give Up to live its own life and somehow, all that outside energy resulted in a platinum album. Now, as Ben says, they get to reclaim it and I think the prism (which just looked so much cooler in slow motion) helps to show that. ” Read the rest of the interview with Justin Mitchell on The Creators Project HERE

Check out the video above or HERE





The Postal Service has spent the spring and summer traversing the States playing to sold out arenas, theaters and festival grounds nationwide. The ongoing 10th anniversary tour commemorating the Give Up Deluxe 10th Anniversary Edition has recently included stops at Coachella, Denver’s Red Rocks Amphitheater, Seattle’s Key Arena and a late night appearance on The Colbert Report. The tour continues with two-night stints at The Greek Theater in both Los Angeles and Berkeley, CA. The band will wrap up the most nostalgic tour of the summer with a set at Lollapolooza and subsequent sold out after show at The Metro in Chicago.

7/24 Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre #^
7/26 Berkeley, CA @ Greek Theatre #+ – SOLD OUT
7/27 Berkeley, CA @ Greek Theater #^ – SOLD OUT
7/30 Kansas City, MO @ Midland Theater §
7/31 Kansas City, MO @ Midland Theater § – SOLD OUT
8/02 St. Paul, MN @ Roy Wilkins Auditorium §
8/03 Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza – SOLD OUT
8/04 Chicago, IL @ Metro Theater § – SOLD OUT

# Baths will support
+ Big Freedia will support
§Mates of State will support
^ Divine Fits will support

Lollapalooza Aftershow On Sale Now: August 4 at The Metro in Chicago

Those that missed out on tickets when Lollapalooza sold out still have a chance to catch The Postal Service live in Chicago – the band has just announced an official aftershow for the festival:

Sunday, August 4
Metro Theater
Chicago, IL

Tickets are on sale now HERE!
UPDATE: This show is sold SOLD OUT – thank you!

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Watch The Postal Service on The Colbert Report
Just Announced: July 15 at The Knitting Factory in Spokane

The Postal Service have just announced they’ll play The Knitting Factory in Spokane, WA on July 15.

Pre-sale tickets are available from the band HERE tomorrow, Thursday, June 20 at 10am PDT. General on sale begins Saturday, June 22 at 10am PDT

The Postal Service “A Tattered Line of String” Video Premiere Live Now

The Postal Service has unveiled its new video for “A Tattered Line Of String” via youtube today. Click HERE to watch!

The dreamlike clip – directed by Parisian video team AB/CD/CD (Lily Allen, Factory Floor) – finds one of two previously unreleased songs from the Give Up Deluxe 10th Anniversary Edition transformed into a surreal tale of longing and laundry.

The Postal Service has also confirmed that it will finally perform on TV for the first time ever Wednesday, June 19, on The Colbert Report. Tune in to Comedy Central tomorrow night at 11:30/10:30c. For more information, visit