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January 18, 2011

The Pretenders will be appearing on "CMT Crossroads" with Faith Hill the night before the Super Bowl. The performance will take place on February 5th in Dallas, TX. Anyone interested in going can request tickets here. Use PRETENDERSSBXLV as the promo code. It's important that you use the promo code as it will give you priority over the general public when requesting tickets.

Decenber 18, 2010

One of the Pretenders' shows in Sydney was captured on film. Watch it here.

April 27, 2010

Chrissie and JP will do a live studio session at Bob Clearmountain's studio in Santa Monica.

This will be filmed, recorded and mixed by Bob Clearmountain to be featured on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic on May 1. The video will remain in the KCRW archives indefinitely.

April 23, 2010

Chrissie, JP and The Fairground Boys will play an acoustic set Monday, April 26th at Bardot, 1737 Vine Street, Hollywood, CA 90028 at 10:00 PM. If you want to go, you have to RSVP here.

March 30, 2010

Chrissie and JP Jones have recorded an album together! Check out the sampler at the top of Chrissie's MySpace page.

March 18, 2010

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Pretenders' debut album, DJ and rock historian Redbeard has collected exclusive interviews with Chrissie Hynde. For over 20 consecutive years Redbeard's radio program "In the Studio" has told the stories behind rock and roll's greatest albums.

The Pretenders show will be airing throughout the country the week of March 22nd-28th. To find out when your local station broadcasts 'In the Studio', to hear an audio preview, or to stream Chrissie's entire interview beginning March 29, visit the "In the Studio" archive and website at

February 2, 2010

Chrissie joined former Pogues singer Shane MacGowen and others to record a version of Screamin' Jay Hawkins' 1956 classic 'I Put A Spell on You'. The charity single will raise money for relief and aid in earthquake-stricken Haiti.Watch the video here!

November 18, 2009

Chrissie will appear on Celebrating The Carpenters - ITV1 at 7.30 TONIGHT.

November 14, 2009

Chrissie can be heard on Ray Davies upcoming single "Postcard From London". The single is scheduled to be released December 7th.

August 15, 2009

Sandra Bernhard's new album, "Whatever it Takes" is set to be released on August 25. The album features Chrissie's vocals on "All Around."

July 30, 2009

Glenn Martin, DDS, is a new stop motion original comedy series starring Kevin Nealon, Catherine O'Hara and Judy Greer. The show will debut on Nickelodeon on August 17. Chrissie is scheduled for a guest appearance during the first season. More about this appearance as we hear it...

June 29, 2009

On June 9, Chrissie and James performed "Love's A Mystery" on El Món on RAC1 Radio (Spain). They were also interviewed. Click here to listen to them!

May 26, 2009

On May 22, Chrissie and James performed on "Els Matins" on Catalan TV (Spain). Click here to see the performance!

May 10, 2009

The Pretenders will tour the US from around August 4th through September 5th. Check back soon for a complete list of dates!

April 2, 2009

DirecTV's 101 Network will be airing Farm Aid Presents The Pretenders & Friends throughout the month of April (see list below). All times are Eastern Time except where noted. Check back soon as more air dates may be added.

April 2 - 8:00 AM
April 4 - 9:00 AM
April 5 - 6:00 PM
April 6 - 8:00 PM ET/PT (leading into Jerry Lee Lewis)
April 7 - 1:00 PM
April 8 - 8:00 AM
April 9 - 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM
April 11 - 9:00 AM
April 12 - 6:00 PM and 2:00 AM
April 18 - 2:00 PM
April 19 - 8:00 AM
April 23 - 6:00 PM
April 25 - 7:00 PM
April 29 - 8:00 AM
April 30 - 12:00 PM

March 10, 2009

The Pretenders will perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live on March 11.

March 2, 2009

The new issue of the Australian magazine Vegan Voice (No 37 Mar-May 2009, King Parrot cover) has a very interesting interview with Chrissie. And the photos are great, too!

Rubber City Clothing has 2009 tour gear available for purchase on their site. Check it out here.

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