Alabama Shakes will play a series of U.S. headline dates this spring. The run will kick off with a two-night stand at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC (April 25 and 26). A ticket pre-sale begins this Friday, February 28, at 12:00 PM local time at http://alabamashakes.frontgatetickets.com/. Tickets go on sale to the public on this Saturday, March 1, for all dates except Washington, DC, where tickets will go on sale Thursday, March 6. The band will also perform at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the Suburbia Festival, the Beale Street Music Festival and the Shaky Knees Fest.
The Athens, AL-based band – comprising vocalist/guitarist Brittany Howard, guitarist Heath Fogg, drummer Steve Johnson and bassist Zac Cockrell – has been in the studio working on a new album.