Gary Clark Jr. Announces Tour Dates

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Gary Clark Jr. (Photo by Joey Martinez, used with permission)

Guitar virtuoso Gary Clark Jr. has confirmed his first tour of 2018, which begins in Lafayette, La., on May 31. Clark and company will crisscross the country and conclude with four consecutive shows at The Fillmore in San Francisco on June 22. Fan Club ticket pre-sales begin February 7 at 10 a.m. local time. General ticket on-sale begins Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. local time. A special Gary Clark Jr. VIP Package will also be available and includes a reserved seat in rows 1-5 or GA where no seats are available, early entry into venue, GCJ Guitar accessory pack, GCJ pin set and crowd free merch shopping. Click here and here for further ticket information.

Related: Our review of Clark’s The Story of Sonny Boy Slim album

Last year Gary Clark Jr. who released his second live album, Live North America 2016, toured with Eric Clapton and My Morning Jacket, played numerous festivals around the world, and sold out his own theater shows. Clark also impacted radio with his first hit single, his updated version of the Beatles’ classic “Come Together” from the DC/Warner Bros. Pictures Justice League. The track entered the Billboard Rock Charts at #20 and continued its ascent.

Watch the official “Come Together” video.

Most recently Clark has been busy writing and preparing new material for his next studio album. Once again he was invited to participate in this year’s Grammy Awards as both a presenter and performer. This marks Clark’s third Grammy performance in the past four years. Clark performed alongside Jon Baptiste for a tribute to the late architects of rock ’n’ roll, Fats Domino and Chuck Berry, blazing through “Ain’t That A Shame” and “Maybellene.”

Gary Clark Jr. Tour Dates

May 31 – Lafayette, LA – Acadiana Center for the Arts
Jun 01 – Memphis, TN – Minglewood Hall
Jun 03 – Chattanooga, TN – The Signal
Jun 04 – Louisville, KY – Iroquois Amphitheatre
Jun 07 – Port Chester – The Capitol Theatre
Jun 11 – Knoxville, TN – The Mill & The Mine
Jun 13-15 – Austin, TX – ACL Live at Moody Theater
Jun 17 Phoenix, AZ – Van Buren
Jun 19-22 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
Jul 08 – London, U.K. – Hyde Park (opening for Eric Clapton)

Watch Gary Clark Jr.’s 2018 Grammy performance

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