Pumpkins to play long-awaited Chicago concerts

September 24, 2008 8:48:02 AM PDT
The Smashing Pumpkins are coming home. The Chicago-based band will play their first hometown shows since 2000. The shows will take place November 18 and 19 at the Chicago Theatre and then the band moves to the Auditorium Theatre on November 21 and 22.

The tour is part of the band's 20th anniversary celebration. The Smashing Pumpkins are also set to release a two-DVD set on November 11.