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George Thorogood Tour Dates Announced

George Thorogood Tour Dates Announced

George Thorogood will hit the road April 6 with his longtime bandmates, the Destroyers, for a trek of dates that run well into August. More dates will be added.

Currently, George is in California working on an acoustic record, the first of his career. His latest CD, The Hard Stuff, was released last year, and the Gold-certified greatest-hits compilation, George Thorogood: 30 Years of Rock, was named the #1 top Blues Album of both 2005 and 2006 by Billboard magazine, which also crowned the band the #1 Top Blues Artist of 2005. Late last year, George was seen in the first series of actor Morgan Freeman’s Clarksdale Jook Joint Jam, a DVD collection celebrating the blues where he performed alongside Chicago blues great Eddie Shaw.

And how does George stay committed to touring and releasing new music? “30 years ago we had two songs, one guitar and we drove ourselves. Now we have songs that people identify us with, and new music coming out,” he says. “So this is where I have always wanted to be.”

APRIL

6 Santa Ynez, CA Chumash Casino Resort

7 Valley Center, CA Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort

10 West Hollywood, CA House of Blues

11 Anaheim, CA House of Blues

12 Bakersfield, CA Majestic Fox Theatre

13 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues

14 Phoenix, AZ Celebrity Theatre

17 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse

19 Knoxville, TN Market Square (w/ Sundown in the City Fest)

20 N. Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues

21 Cherokee, NC Harrah’s

22 Nashville, TN City Hall

25 Shawnee, OK Firelake Casino

26 Austin, TX Stubb’s BBQ

27 Fort Worth, TX Billy Bob’s Texas

28 Houston, TX Warehouse Live

29 New Orleans, LA Fairgrounds Racetrack (NO Jazz & Heritage

Fest)

MAY

1 Jacksonville, FL Florida Theatre

2 Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live

3 West Palm Beach, FL SunFest

4 St. Petersburg, FL Tampa Bay Blues Festival

5 Memphis, TN Beale Street Music Festival

JUNE

19 Denver, CO Red Rocks

21 Kansas City, MO Harrah’s North Kansas City/Voodoo Lounge

22 Council Bluffs, IA Harrah’s Council Bluffs/Stir Cove

23 St. Charles, MO Family Arena

24 Riverside, IA Riverside Casino

26 Chicago, IL House of Blues

28 Oshkosh, WI Leach Amphitheatre

29 St. Paul, MN Taste of Minnesota

30 Naperville, IL Knoch Park Rib Festival

JULY

1 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest

2 Muskegon, MI Summer Celebration

4 Rama, ONT Casinorama

5 Rama,ONT Casinorama

6 Ottawa, ONT Ottawa Blues Festival/Lebreton Flats

7 Montreal, QC Metropolis (Festival International de Jazz de

Montreal)

8 Montreal, QC Metropolis (Festival International de Jazz de

Montreal)

27 Bellville, ONT Empire Classic Rock Festival

28 London, ONT Rock The Park IV

29 Lawrence, OH Rock N Resort 07

AUGUST

1 Alexandria, VA Birchmere



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