If you scored tickets to see Pavement at, say, Coachella last year, you got the chance to hear frontman Stephen Malkmus sing in front of thousands of people. Now, before heading off on a world tour with his other band, the Jicks, the voice of a Pitchfork-reading generation is playing two acoustic shows at local record stores, giving you the chance to hear him sing in front of no more than fifty. Just get there early, because the line for these could easily reach back into quadruple digits.
Thu., Aug. 25, 6 p.m., 2011
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