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Filmmaker and composer John Carpenter has announced the first U.S. date of his world tour.

The famed auteur, whose directorial credits include Halloween, The Thing, and Escape From New York, revealed Wednesday on Twitter that he and his band will be performing his classic film themes as well as new work at the Playstation Theatre in New York City, July 8. Tickets for the show go on sale this Saturday at 12pm EST.

This announcement follows the news that Carpenter’s new album, Lost Themes II, will be released April 15 on Sacred Bones Records.