Alabama Shakes have announced a series of US headlining dates for April and May. The jaunt includes shows in Washington, Asheville, Memphis, and Richmond surrounding the band’s appearances at the New Orleans Jazz, Beale Street, and Shaky Knees music festivals. Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires and The Deslondes will serve as openers on select dates. Consult the full schedule below.
The band will no doubt preview cuts from their forthcoming sophomore record. In an interview with the Miami News Times back in December, drummer Steve Johnson described it as “tonally and sonically” different from their 2012 smash debut Boys & Girls. Still no word yet on a release date.
Alabama Shakes 2014 Tour Dates:
04/25 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club *
04/26 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club *
04/28 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel *
04/29 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel *
05/02-04 – New Orleans, LA @ New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
05/03-04 – Plano, TX @ Suburbia Festival
05/04 – Memphis, TN @ Beale Street Music Festival
05/07 – Northfield, OH @ Hard Rock Live #
05/08 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE #
05/09 – Richmond, VA @ The National #
05/11 – Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Fest
* = w/ Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires
# = w/ The Deslondes
Below, revisit “You Ain’t Alone”, which was featured in the advertising campaign for the Oscar-nominated film Dallas Buyers Club.