The Black Crowes Announce Special U.S. Gigs


January 7, 2008

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 stop at Austin’s South by Southwest Festival on March 15.

They have also announced a series of regular dates in Australia and New Zealand throughout March and April, as well as London’s Brixton Academy on April 9.

The tour dates are:

24 – Byron Bay, Australia – East Coast Blues & Roots Festival
26 – Perth, Australia – Challenge Stadium
28 – Adelaide, Australia – The Barton Theatre
29 – Melbourne, Australia – Palais Theatre
30 – Sydney, Australia – Hordern Pavilion
1 – Wollongong, Australia – Win Entertainment Centre
2 – Canberra, Australia – Royal Theatre
3 – New Castle, Australia – Civic Theatre
5 – Auckland, New Zealand – Logan Campbell Centre
9 – London, England – Brixton Academy
11 – Amsterdam, Holland – Amsterdam Music Hall

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