The Yardbirds Announce September North American Tour

The Yardbirds have announced a North American tour that kicks off August 26 in Ontario, Canada, and winds up September 15 in Virginia.

The current version of the band features guitarist Ben King, original drummer Jim McCarty, bassist David Smale and vocalist Andy Mitchell. Check out the new tour dates below.

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  • Sun, August 26 Gravenhurst, ON Peter Players
  • Wed, August 29 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom
  • Sat, September 1 Spokane, WA Pig Out In The Park
  • Sun, September 2 Petaluma, CA Sausalito Art Festival
  • Mon, September 3 Santa Cruz, CA Moe’s Alley
  • Wed, September 5 Chicago, IL City Winery
  • Thurs, September 6 New York, NY City Winery
  • Fri, September 7 Foxboro, MA Showcase Live
  • Sat, September 8 Norfolk, CT Infinity
  • Sun, September 9 Londonderry, NH Tupelo
  • Wed, September 12 Annapolis, MD Rams Head
  • Fri, September 14 New Hope, PA Havanna
  • Sat, September 15 Chester, VA Hops Harvest Beer Wine & Camp Fest – Pocahontas State Park

Yardbirds 2012 tour teaser from Bruce Macomber on Vimeo.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.