Alabama Shakes go global…

The little indie band that got it’s start here in Nashville is all grown up.  Alabama Shakes have seen a meteoric rise in notoriety since we first started talking about them last summer.  They are confirmed to play SXSW, Sasquatch, Hang Out Festival, and Bonnaroo; they just announced tour dates with a swing through Europe; and their live 7″ is available at Third Man now; they just released a KEXP session; and the rumors are swirling about a Daytrotter session….  AND their debut LP, Boys And Girls, doesn’t release until April 10th.  What a year for The Alabama Shakes!  Congrats!

The tour dates and videos from the KEXP session are below.  Enjoy!

Alabama Shakes 2012 Tour
March
9 – Chicago, Ill. @ Lincoln Hall
10 – Milwaukee, Wis. @ Pabst Theater
13 – Austin, Texas @ Austin City Limits TV (SXSW)
14 – Austin, Texas @ Stubb’s (SXSW)
23 – Tuscaloosa, Ala. @ Alabama Theatre
29 – Oxford, Miss. @ Proud Larry’s
30 – Huntsville, Ala. @ Crossroads
31 – Birmingham, Ala. @ Workplay Theatre

April
5 – Athens, Ga. @ Georgia Theatre
6 – Carrboro, N.C. @ Cat’s Cradle
7 – Baltimore, Md. @ Rams Head Live
9 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ World Cafe Live
11 – New York, N.Y. @ Bowery Ballroom
12 – Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
14 – Burlington, Vt. @ Higher Ground
15 – Boston, Mass. @ Paradise
17 – Toronto, Ontario @ Lee’s Palace
25 – Cologne, Germany @ Gebaude 9
26 – Hamburg, Germany @ Molotow
27 – Berlin, Germany @ Comet
29 – Amsterdam, The Netherlands @ Bitterzoet
30 – Brussels, Belgium @ AB

May
2 – Paris, France @ La Fleche D’Or
3 – London, U.K. @ Brixton Electric
5 – Dublin, Ireland @ Academy 2
6 – Kikenny, Ireland @ Kikenny Festival
9 – Glasgow, U.K. @ King Tut’s
10 – Manchester, U.K. @ Deaf Institute
11 – Birmingham, U.K. @ Rainbow
12 – Brighton, U.K. @ The Great Escape
18-20 – Gulf Shores, Ala. @ Hangout Music Festival
25-27 – George, Wash. @ Sasquatch! Music Festival

June
7-10 – Manchester, Tenn. @ Bonnaroo Music Festival

 

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