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
Three hours and twenty-one minutes was how long it took to record, press, and release a live-in-studio version of 'Lazaretto', the title-track from his upcoming studio album (allowing the stunt to become a pretty decent way of promoting his new LP). [read more]
Listen to first single 'Love Interruption' from Jack White debut solo album now. [read more]
The pair have been separated since Elson filed for divorce in June 2011, but the Jack and Karen saga continues as the Oldham-born Model claims to "fear for her and the children's safety" due to harassment on Jack White's part. [read more]
Jack White has confirmed that he'll be performing at the forthcoming Grammy Awards - which seems rather apt considering he's up for three awards (Album of the Year and Best Rock Album for 2012's Blunderbuss, as well as Best Rock Song for 'Freedom at 21'). [read more]