Article + Photos by Will Oliver

Sleater-Kinney have been touring in support of their new St. Vincent-produced album The Center Won’t Hold, which was released back in August via Mom + Pop Music.

Last night the band spent their Halloween playing the second of two New York shows at Hammerstein Ballroom, following their performance at Kings Theatre the night before. This was our first time seeing the band since their insanely intimate performance at Market Hotel back in 2015.

Although it’s understandably jarring to see the band playing without drummer Janet Weis, Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker more than held down the fort, along with touring members Katie Harkin and Toko Yasuda. Then there’s Weiss’ replacement Angie Boylan who did a perfect job behind the kit and more than held her own in what is a tough position to be in. The band didn’t miss a beat and gave fans a full set of many of the newer offerings and plenty of old favorites that filled out the big spae of Hammerstein Ballroom confidently and with ease.

Find some shots from last night (all iPhone) posted below, along with the setlist.

Sleater-Kinney setlist:

1. The Center Won’t Hold
2. Hurry On Home
3. Price Tag
4. The Future Is Here
5. Jumpers
6. Reach Out
7. Bury Our Friends
9. What’s Mine Is Yours
10. All Hands on the Bad One
11. One More Hour
12. Bad Dance
13. The Fox
14. LOVE
15. Get Up
16. Oh!
17. Restless
18. Can I Go On
19. A New Wave
20. Animal
21. The Dog/The Body
22. Entertain


23. Broken
24. Start Together
25. Words and Guitar
26. Modern Girl

Encore 2:

27. Call the Doctor
28. Dig Me Out

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