Alabama Shakes with Drive-By Truckers
|Date||Start Time||Doors Time|
|Sunday, August 16, 2015||7:30 PM||6:30 PM|
AEG Live is excited to announce ALABAMA SHAKES live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre Sunday, August 16, 2015.
Sound & Color – the follow-up to Alabama Shakes’ Gold-certified debut album, Boys & Girls, which earned the group three GRAMMY® nominations, including a nod for Best New Artist – will be released in North America on April 21 by ATO Records. Rough Trade will release the album in the UK/Europe on April 20. See below for track listing.
Alabama Shakes recently premiered the album’s searing first single, “Don’t Wanna Fight,” and unveiled the cover of Sound & Color. Fans can stream “Don’t Wanna Fight” now at www.alabamashakes.com and at this Animation video of the full song. The pre-order for Sound & Color launched today on iTunes, Amazon, the band’s website and the ATO Records webstore. Fans who pre-order the digital album will instantly receive “Don’t Wanna Fight.” Sound & Color can also be pre-ordered on either 180-gram vinyl or Limited Edition clear vinyl.
The Athens, AL-based band will kick off a North American headline tour with a sold-out, two-night stand at New York City’s Beacon Theatre on March 11 & 12. It was announced today that Alabama Shakes will headline Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO on Sunday, August 16. The evening will feature Very Special Guests Drive-By Truckers. A ticket pre-sale for the Red Rocks show begins on Wednesday, February 11, at 12:00 PM MST at http://alabamashakes.frontgatetickets.com/. Tickets go on sale to the public beginning Friday, February 13, at http://www.axs.com/events/270275/alabama-shakes-tickets. Other supporting acts on the tour will include Neko Case (April 11), Songhoy Blues (March 11-15), Promised Land Sound (March 17-21) and Allah-Las (April 8 & April 18). Alabama Shakes will also be performing at many music festivals in 2015, including Coachella, Bonnaroo, Mountain Jam and Field Trip.
Sound & Color demonstrates the tremendous strides made by Alabama Shakes since the release of 2012’s Boys & Girls. From the gently swaying, chiming title song to the garage-rock freak-out on “The Greatest” to the psychedelic space jam “Gemini,” Alabama Shakes build on the soulful blues-rock base and map a surprising, innovative new direction.
“We took our time to write this record, and I’m really glad we did,” says lead singer/guitarist Brittany Howard. “We were able to sit down and think about what’s exciting to us. This record is full of genre-bending songs.”
Sound & Color was recorded at Nashville’s Sound Emporium studio. The band co-produced the album with Blake Mills—a young guitar wizard who has helmed sessions by Sara Watkins and Sky Ferreira, and played alongside everyone from Norah Jones and the Dixie Chicks to Lana Del Ray and Kid Rock.
The success of Boys & Girls paved the way for Alabama Shakes – comprising lead singer/guitarist Brittany Howard, guitarist Heath Fogg, bassist Zac Cockrell, drummer Steve Johnson, and touring keyboard players Ben Tanner and Paul Horton – to become one of the most celebrated live acts in the world, as they delivered unforgettable performances everywhere from “Saturday Night Live” to the main stages of festivals like Bonnaroo and Glastonbury. Boys & Girls charted in the Top 10 in both the U.S. and the U.K. and “Hold On,” the Gold-certified lead single, was voted the #1 Best Song of 2012 by Rolling Stone.
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