Jack White announces UK solo tour dates
Looks like Jack White will be spending most of his Autumn in the UK! Not only will the former White Stripes man be performing for iTunes Festival showcasing his latest album, Blunderbuss, but he'll also be touring his solo work throughout October and November in the UK. Starting in Dublin on Halloween, Jack will then be heading to London, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Yorkshire. Also, White will return to Blackpool’s Empress Ballroom where he and ex-wife and band mate Megan recorded their first live DVD, White Stripes: Under Blackpool Lights.
Full tour dates as follows and tickets are on sale Friday 24th August, available here.
- O2 Arena Dublin // October 31
- London Alexandra Palace // November 2
- Bridlington Spa // November 4
- Blackpool Empress Ballroom // November 6
- O2 Academy Birmingham // November 7
- Edinburgh Usher Hall // November 8
Yesterday we had the pleasure of sitting in a room full of journalists, musicians and industry folk to listen to Jack White's debut album, Blunderbuss. This wasn't your standard album playback event full of people either awkwardly avoiding eye contact with each other, or 'networking', this was a night full of 'Blunderbuss' cocktails, a giant screen and a short talk. All a bit surreal, especially when you throw the Mayor of Lambeth (Councillor Christiana Valcarcel) into the mix. [read more]
Listen to first single 'Love Interruption' from Jack White debut solo album now. [read more]
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