View Full Version : The Afghan Whigs announce 28-city North American tour in support of ‘In Spades’

DJ Rob in the Sanctuary Radio Newsroom
2nd May 2017, 01:49 PM

[tweetmeme]As The Afghan Whigs (http://afghanwhigs.com/) prepare to release their second post-reunion album, In Spades (https://www.amazon.com/Spades-Afghan-Whigs/dp/B06XGMDRST/ref=tmm_acd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=), on Friday, the Greg Dulli-helmed outfit this week announced a 28-city North American tour in support of the record this September and October.
The band, which plays a one-off U.S. show May 23 at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre before heading to Europe, will open its fall North American tour Sept. 6 in Orlando, Fla., and wrap up Oct. 26 in Houston, with a break between the two legs of the trek. Seen full dates below.
The Whigs also have released a music video for In Spades track “Oriole,” the second video off the new record and third track overall, following “Demon in Profile” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kp7ooQ_7TPg) and “Arabian Height.” (http://www.slicingupeyeballs.com/2017/04/19/afghan-whigs-arabian-heights-stream/)
Below, check out the video for “Oriole” and see the Whigs’ North American dates.

The Afghan Whigs’ North American tour dates:
May 23: The Apollo Theater, Harlem, NY
Sept. 6: The Social, Orlando, FL
Sept. 7: Terminal West, Atlanta, GA
Sept. 9: 9:30 Club, Washington, D.C.
Sept. 11: The National, Richmond, VA
Sept. 12: Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
Sept. 14: Paradise, Boston, MA
Sept. 16: Brooklyn Steel, Brooklyn, NY
Sept. 18: Theatre Fairmount, Montreal, QC
Sept. 19: Opera House, Toronto, ON
Sept. 21: First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
Sept. 23: Metro, Chicago, IL
Sept. 24: Turner Hall, Milwaukee, WI
Sept. 26: St Andrews, Detroit, MI
Sept. 28: Bogarts, Cincinnati, OH
Sept. 29: Exit In, Nashville, TN
Sept. 30: Saturn, Birmingham, AL
Oct. 12: Belly Up, San Diego, CA
Oct. 13: Fonda Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 14: The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
Oct. 16: Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR
Oct. 17: Rickshaw Theatre, Vancouver, BC
Oct. 18: Showbox, Seattle, WA
Oct. 19: Urban Lounge, Salt Lake, UT
Oct. 21: Gothic Theatre, Denver, CO
Oct. 22: Record Bar, Kansas City, MO
Oct. 24: Mohawk, Austin, TX
Oct. 25: Trees, Dallas, TX
Oct. 26: Heights Theater, Houston, TX


Listen: The Afghan Whigs, ‘Arabian Heights’ — second single off upcoming ‘In Spades’ (http://www.slicingupeyeballs.com/2017/04/19/afghan-whigs-arabian-heights-stream/)
Stream: The Afghan Whigs darken up The Police’s ‘Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic’ (http://www.slicingupeyeballs.com/2014/08/14/afghan-whigs-cover-the-police/)
The Afghan Whigs return to Sub Pop for ‘Do To The Beast’ — first new album in 16 years (http://www.slicingupeyeballs.com/2014/01/27/afghan-whigs-do-to-the-beast/)
The Church’s Steve Kilbey, Greg Dulli of Afghan Whigs double up in L.A. (Setlist, Video) (http://www.slicingupeyeballs.com/2013/10/11/steve-kilbey-greg-dulli-setlist-video/)
Video: Steve Kilbey joins The Afghan Whigs to perform The Church’s ‘One Day’ in Sydney (http://www.slicingupeyeballs.com/2012/07/27/afghan-whigs-steve-kilbey-church-one-day-video/)

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