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Al Green announces new UK dates (2008)

Al Green

Story by Jack Foley

AL Green has announced a series of UK tour dates, including two nights in London in November.

The tour follows hot on the heels of Al Green’s critically acclaimed new studio album Lay It Down, produced by Ahmir Thompson of The Roots.

Tickets go on sale Friday 27th June.

The dates are:

October
28 – Birmingham NIA Arena
30 – Glasgow Clyde Auditorium

November
3 – Manchester Evening News Arena
5 – London Royal Albert Hall
6 – London Hammersmith Apollo

It’s only half over, but 2008 has been a whirlwind year for legendary soul and R&B icon, Al Green.

With his new album, Lay It Down, released May 27 on Blue Note Records, Green delivers the highest debuting record of his career, charting at #9 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and at #4 on the R&B/ Hip-Hop chart this week. It’s Green’s highest chart position since his classic I’m Still In Love With You peaked at #4 in 1972.