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
Continuing the ongoing Jack White vs. Guinness World Records "fued", White has announced that he will try to set the record for "Most Metaphors in a Single Concert" in refute to Guiness previously disallowing White's self-proclaimed "Shortest Concert ever Recorded" record. [read more]
He also spoke about his hatred of mobile phones at live shows. [read more]
(For effect please imagine that this week I am talking to you through the squawky PA system of a budget supermarket) Good afternoon shoppers, if I could just have a minute of your time I’d like to take you through some of the offers we have in-store for your purchasing pleasure this week. [read more]