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The Black Crowes announce March 2013 UK tour dates

Story by Jack Foley

THE Black Crowes have announced a spring tour of the UK and the US.

The band announced the first leg of their Lay Down With Number 13 world tour on their official website on Boxing Day, revealing that the gigs will kick off in Manchester on March 24, before taking in dates in Birmingham and Glasgow and a pair of shows in London.

They will then head back across the Atlantic for a 21-date US jaunt between April and May.

Tickets go on sale at 10.13am on January 11, 2013.

The band’s website promises that “additional dates will be announced soon”. It also confirms that the line-up for the tour will comprise Chris Robinson, Rich Robinson, Steve Gorman, Sven Pipien, Adam Macdougall and new recruit Jackie Greene, a “good friend” who joins on guitars and vocals.

The Black Crowes’ UK dates are as follows (all March 2013):

24 – Manchester Academy
25 – Birmingham O2 Academy
27 – Glasgow O2 Academy
29 & 30 – London HMV Forum