The White Stripes announce intimate Nashville show

It's the duo's first gig since 2005

The White Stripes have announced that they will play an intimate show in Nashville, Tennessee, this Friday (May 18).

This will be the Detroit duo’s first performance since December 2005.

They are scheduled to perform at Nashville‘s Cannery Ballroom.

It is likely that they will preview new material from their forthcoming album, ‘Icky Thump’, which is due out on June 18 in the UK and Europe, and June 19 in North America, South East Asia and Japan.

Tickets are available exclusively at the Whitestripes.com beginning tomorrow (May 17), with a two-ticket limit per person.

Meanwhile the first physical release of the band’s new material will be exclusively with NME.

Our issue that comes out on June 6 will come with a free, exclusive seven-inch single featuring new track ‘Rag And Bone’.

Stay tuned to NME.COM for more information on this unique release.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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