Jack White has announced a full UK and Ireland tour for later this year.
The guitar virtuoso, who released his debut solo album ‘Blunderbuss’ earlier this year, will play six shows on the trek in late October and early November.
The run of dates begins at Dublin’s O2 Arena on October 31 and runs until November 8 when White headlines Edinburgh’s Usher Hall.
The tour also includes shows in London, Birmingham, Bridlington and Blackpool’s Empress Ballroom, the venue where The White Stripes recorded their first live DVD ‘Under Blackpool Lights’.
Yesterday, Tom Jones told NME that he “would love” to do a full album with Jack White.
The Welsh crooner collaborated with White for a one-off release on his Third Man Records label earlier this year, recording a version of Frankie Lane’s track ‘Jezebel’ and a cover of Howlin’ Wolf’s ‘Evil’ for the release.
Speaking to NME backstage at V Festival in a video which you can see at the bottom of the page, Jones said that he’d enjoyed the collaboration immensely and would love to turn it into a full album.
Asked about working with White, the singer said: “Jack White had an idea for two songs ‘Evil’ and ‘Jezabel’, which is an old Frankie Lane song and he had a new arrangement for it. So he said to me ‘Do you know these songs?’ and I said ‘Yes, I know both of them’.”
He continued: “I was in Nashville at the time so we got together and we did the two songs. I’d love to do an album with Jack White in the future.”
Jack White will play:
O2 Arena Dublin (October 31)
London Alexandra Palace (November 2)
Bridlington Spa (4)
Blackpool Empress Ballroom (6)
O2 Academy Birmingham (7)
Edinburgh Usher Hall (8)
Tickets go on sale on Friday (August 24) at 9am (BST). To check the availability of Jack White tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.