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Alabama Shakes’ have announced a headlining Canadian arena tour starting on September 23 at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre. They will follow that up with a stop in Ottawa on September 24 (TD Place) and Montreal on September 26 (MRCY Festival).
On April 21 of this year, Alabama Shakes released their stunning sophomore album, ‘Sound & Color,’ and it debuted at No. 1 on SoundScan. The record – released by MapleMusic Recordings and ATO Records – was also No. 1 in America and in the Top 10 in the U.K., Australia, Switzerland and Netherlands. ‘Sound & Color’ was co-produced by the band and Blake Mills, it is the follow-up to Alabama Shakes’ 2012 Gold-certified debut album, ‘Boys & Girls’, which earned the group GRAMMY® nominations in three categories, including Best New Artist.
The band recently headlined Toronto’s Field Trip Festival and performed to a record-breaking audience. The reviews were spectacular and re-confirmed them as a force-to-be-reckoned live act.”..they worked together to absolutely demolish the massive, day-end crowd, leaving a crowd of stunned showgoers left to wonder how the next day could possibly top what they had just witnessed. ” Exclaim! Magazine.
Alabama Shakes – are comprised of lead singer/guitarist Brittany Howard, guitarist Heath Fogg, bassist Zac Cockrell, drummer Steve Johnson, and touring keyboard players Ben Tanner and Paul Horton.
Alabama Shakes – Upcoming Tour Dates *Canadian dates have been bolded
6/24-28 – Pilton, UK @ Glastonbury
6/27 – Beuningen, Netherlands @ Down The Rabbit Hole
6/28 – Werchter, Belgium @ Rock Werchter
7/1 – Gdynia, Poland @ Open’er Festival
7/4 – Dublin, Ireland @ Marlay Park
7/5 – Belfort, France @ Les Eurockeennes
7/8 – Lucca, Italy @ Summer Festival Lucca
7/9 – Montreux, Switzerland @ Montreux Jazz Festival
7/10 – Rotterdam, Netherlands @ North Sea Jazz Festival
7/12 – Auchterarder, UK @ T In The Park
7/31 – Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza
8/1 – Council Bluffs, IA @ Harrah’s Council Bluffs Casino & Hotel
8/4 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Red Butte Garden
8/9 – Squamish, BC @ Squamish Valley Music Festival
8/16 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
9/17 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
9/18 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
9/19 – Forest Hills, Queens, NY @ Forest Hills Stadium
9/23 – Toronto, ON @ The Air Canada Centre
9/24 – Ottawa, ON @ TD Place
9/26 – Montreal, QC @ MRCY Festival
11/18 – London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton