Updating a previous item, Pavement will indeed officially be touring and playing the Central Park Summerstage on September 21, 2010. From the press release:
After years of speculation, the most important American band of the Nineties is returning to the stage with the lineup of Mark Ibold, Scott "Spiral Stairs" Kannberg, Stephen Malkmus, Bob Nastanovich and Steve West reuniting for dates around the world in 2010.
Back in late April, we told you about Neutral Milk Hotel/Music Tapes dude Julian Koster's quest to help the Paragon Carousel in Hull, Massachusetts win a grant from American Express to help it stay open and enrich the lives of youths throughout New England - and got an update on Jeff Mangum to boot. Now, the Patriot Ledger is reporting that the effort was a success!