January 7, 2008 19:40
The Black Crowes announce special US gigs
They'll play their new album in its entirety
The Black Crowes have announced a series of special one-off gigs to support their forthcoming album.
'Warpaint' -- their first studio album in seven years -- is due out on March 4. To mark the album's release, the band are playing gigs across the US that will feature their new album in its entirety.
The band announced that they will also perform songs from their back catalog as well as "select surprises" during these shows, which are the first time the band has ever performed an entire album live.
The tour will kick off on March 2 in New Jersey. The band will also play dates in New York, Boston and Chicago before heading west for gigs in San Francisco and Los Angeles.
The band will also make a stop at Austin's South by Southwest Festival on March 15.
A series of regular dates are scheduled in Australia and New Zealand throughout March and April, as well as at London's Brixton Academy on April 9.
The tour dates are:
Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom (March 2)
New York, NY The Fillmore Irving Plaza (4)
Boston, MA Somerville Theatre (5)
Chicago, IL Park West (7)
Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle (9)
Austin, TX SXSW Stubb's BBQ (15)
San Francisco, CA The Fillmore (19)
Los Angeles, CA The Avalon (20)
Byron Bay, Australia East Coast Blues & Roots Festival (24)
Perth, Australia Challenge Stadium (26)
Adelaide, Australia The Barton Theatre (28)
Melbourne, Australia Palais Theatre (29)
Sydney, Australia Hordern Pavilion (30)
Wollongong, Australia Win Entertainment Centre (April 1)
Canberra, Australia Royal Theatre (2)
New Castle, Australia Civic Theatre (3)
Auckland, New Zealand Logan Campbell Centre (5)
London Brixton Academy (9)
Amsterdam Music Hall (11)
--By our Los Angeles staff.
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