The 46-date run will kick off June 17th at the Austin360 Amphitheater in Austin, Texas and stretch throughout the summer, wrapping September 19th at the Forum in Los Angeles.
To mark the tour announcement, the band will play an intimate gig at New York’s Bowery Ballroom tonight, November 11th, and at the Troubadour in Los Angeles on Thursday, November 14th.
“I think this is pure. We went off into a lot of things. There’s no jamming,” Chris Robinson tells Rolling Stone in an upcoming interview. “There’s no extraneous stuff. This is the purest Black Crowes that people first [heard] … I hope we reconnect with some people who lost their way with us because of all of our other shit we were doing.”
The brothers’ fighting has become almost as well-known as their music, but the two insist the Behind the Music phase is over and they’ve made peace with each other. “No one is here to be a dick,” says Rich. “We love this music. We’re musicians. We’re brothers. We love each other. We love this opportunity … Changing the context with Chris and I and all new people is a much healthier place for us.”
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