Al Green Expands Live Comeback With Additional Spring 2019 Tour Dates

first_imgThe Reverend Al Green is set to make his live comeback later this year with four more concerts announced on Tuesday which are scheduled to take place this spring. The upcoming run of shows will mark Al Green’s first run of live shows in seven years.Green had previously announced his upcoming participation at this year’s New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, which will now be surrounded by four headlining shows throughout Texas and Georgia. The run of comeback shows begins on April 24th with a performance at Bass Concert Hall in Austin, TX, followed by a gig in Irving, TX two nights later on April 26th. Following his appearance at Jazz Fest on April 28th, Green will head back to Texas for a show in Sugar Land on April 30th, followed by a final gig at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta on May 3rd. Its unclear at the moment whether or not the 72-year-old soul icon will expand his comeback tour, but fans should be on the lookout for potential announcements in the coming weeks.Green will be joined throughout his brief spring tour on select dates by former NPR Tiny Desk Contest winners, Tank and the Bangas, and The War and Treaty. Fans can reference the listing below for a detailed schedule of Green’s upcoming shows.Tickets for the upcoming run of spring performances will go on sale starting this Friday, February 8th at 10 a.m. local time. With no operation website, fans should follow Green’s Facebook page for ticket info and/or performance updates as they become available.Al Green Tour DatesApril 24 – Austin, TX – Bass Concert Hall*April 26 – Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Factory^April 28 – New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestivalApril 30 – Sugar Land, TX – Smart Financial Centre*May 3 – Atlanta, GA – Fox Theatre^* w/ Tank and the Bangas^ w/War and Treaty[H/T Consequence of Sound]last_img read more