Greatest American rock ‘n’ roll band, evah!
By Uncle Blurt
Having completed successful tours of Japan, Australia, London and the U.S. over the last two years, THE FLAMIN’ GROOVIES are hitting the road again in full force for their 2015 North American Tour. The Cyril Jordan, Chris Wilson, George Alexander line-up that rocked the UK, Europe and the US from 1971 – 1980 are back in action. With the addition of Victor Penalosa on drums, they summon such gems as “Slow Death,” “Shake Some Action” and “You Tore Me Down.”
And to mark the 40th anniversary of their classic album Shake Some Action the Groovies plan to perform the LP in its entirely in San Francisco on April 17. See full itinerary, below, and meanwhile, check out a few trailers for the forthcoming documentary about the band. Flame on, brothers and sisters.
March 12 – Dante’s, Portland, OR (w/ Criminal Guitars and The Pynnacles)
March 13 – Tractor Tavern, Seattle, WA (w/ Bread and Butter, The Tripwires)
March 14 – Rickshaw Theater, Vancouver, BC (w/ BUM)
April 17 – The Chapel, San Francisco, CA (THE FLAMIN’ GROOVIES performing their album Shake Some Action in its entirety! w/ special guest Kelley Stoltz)
April 25 – Atlanta Mess-Around 2015 @ The Earl, Atlanta, GA