The Raconteurs head for LA

Jack White's band announce their first west coast show

The Raconteurs have announced details of their first show on the US west coast.

The band, who played their first US show in New York last month, play the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles on June 7.

The only other date Jack White and Brendan Benson’s new outfit have lined up in the US is the Lollapalooza festival at Chicago’s Grant Park on August 4.


In the UK, they are confirmed to play the 02 Wireless Music Festival in Hyde Park, London on June 21 and headline the NME/Radio 1 stage at the Carling Weekend; Reading and Leeds festivals over the weekend of August 25-27.

After being made available as a limited single earlier this year, The Raconteurs give debut single ‘Steady, As She Goes’ a proper release on April 24, with debut album ‘Broken Boy Soldiers’ following on May 15.


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