Twelve years ago to the day, The Format announced their indefinite hiatus. Today, the band, which includes, Nate Ruess and Sam Means, bring the band back together for a series of limited shows.

Right before their hiatus, The Format released their Live At the Mayan Theatre concert DVD, featuring some truly incredible moments and a discography-spanning set from the Phoenix-based band. Earlier this year, the band finally released this career-spanning performance on vinyl. (Which can be purchased here:

The run of shows takes place in Chicago, New York City, and Phoenix. Tickets will be available this Friday at 12:00PM local. Ticket pre-sales will start tomorrow at 12:00 PM local via The Format’s webstore and on traditional ticketing sides using the code: FORMAT.

March 20 — New York, NY — Bowery Ballroom
March 21 — New York, NY — Bowery Ballroom
March 27 — Chicago, IL — Lincoln Hall
March 28 — Chicago, IL — Lincoln Hall
April 3 — Phoenix, AZ — The Van Buren