[News] Alabama Shakes Announce Spring Tour Dates

Alabama Shakes are set to release their highly anticipated debut album Boys & Girls on April 10th, and in support of the forthcoming release the band have announced tour dates throughout the months of March and April. Starting with shows throughout the Midwest and at SXSW in March, the band's tour will further take them to the East Coast of the U.S. before heading across the pond for shows in Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, France, England and Ireland. From there, the band will be returning to the States to perform at this year's Sasquatch!, Hangout and Bonnaroo Music Festivals. Give their tour itinerary a look after the jump.

Along with the tour announcement, the band have let loose a brand new bonus track from Boys & Girls called "Heavy Chevy," which you can listen to and download below.

 

Alabama Shakes 2012 Tour Dates:
02/22 – London, UK @ Boston Arms
02/23 – London, UK @ Boston Arms
02/24 – London, UK @ Boston Arms
03/09 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
03/10 – Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater
03/13 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits TV (SXSW)
03/14 – Austin, TX @ Stubb’s (SXSW)
03/23 – Tuscaloosa, AL @ Alabama Theatre
03/29 – Oxford, MS @ Proud Larry’s
03/30 – Huntsville, AL @ Crossroads
03/31 – Birmingham, AL @ Workplay Theatre
04/05 – Athens, GA @ Georgia Theatre *
04/06 – Carrboro, CN @ Cat’s Cradle *
04/07 – Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live *
04/09 – Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live *
04/11 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom *
04/12 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg *
04/14 – Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground *
04/15 – Boston, MA @ Paradise *
04/17 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace *
04/25 – Cologne, DE @ Gebaude 9
04/26 – Hamburg, DE @ Molotow
04/27 – Berlin, DE @ Comet
04/29 – Amsterdam, NL @ Bitterzoet
04/30 – Brussels, BE @ AB
05/02 – Paris, FR @ La Fleche D’Or
05/03 – London, UK @ Brixton Electric
05/05 – Dublin, IE @ Academy 2
05/06 – Kikenny, IE @ Kikenny Festival
05/09 – Glasgow, UK @ King Tut’s
05/10 – Manchester, UK @ Deaf Institute
05/11 – Birmingham, UK @ Rainbow
05/12 – Brighton, UK @ The Great Escape
05/18-20 – Gulf Shores, AL @ Hangout Music Festival
05/25-27 – George, WA @ Sasquatch! Music Festival
06/07-10 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music Festival

* = w/ Lee Baines III & The Glory Fires