Black Crowes to Resume Reunion Tour in 2021

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The Black Crowes’ Chris Robinson and Rich Robinson perform at the Troubadour on Nov. 14, 2019 in West Hollywood (Photo: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for LiveNation; used with permission)

The Black Crowes reunion tour, featuring brothers Chris Robinson and Rich Robinson, will resume this summer with several dozen U.S. dates. They’ll then travel overseas for 16 shows throughout the U.K, Ireland and Europe. Tickets are available here. (See the dates below.)

On Nov. 11, 2019, the pair announced that they were reuniting for a massive tour, originally planned for 2020, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their debut album, Shake Your Money Maker. It was pushed back to 2021 due to the pandemic. On the tour of mostly outdoor venues, they’ll play the album in its entirety, plus all their hits. The U.S. tour now begins July 20 and is currently scheduled to run through late September. It picks up overseas on Oct. 21. Tickets are available here and here.

On February 13, 1990, the Black Crowes, led by brothers Chris Robinson and Rich Robinson, released their debut album, Shake Your Money Maker. From the 2019 announcement: “At a time when journalists were mourning the death of rock as cheesy pop and hair metal dominated the charts, the Black Crowes emerged from Atlanta to resuscitate it. The authentically gritty blues-rock album, whose title is an homage to blues legend Elmore James, went double platinum in its first year.”

The album includes the popular tracks “Hard to Handle,” “She Talks to Angels” and “Jealous Again.”

Watch them perform “Jealous Again” at the Troubadour in Los Angeles in November 2019, when they originally previewed the reunion tour

Related: The Black Crowes did two intimate shows in November

Chris Robinson says of reuniting, “I’m thrilled and blessed to be playing with my brother celebrating the music we’ve made & bringing our lives together full circle. Long live Rock n’ Roll & The Black Crowes!”

Rich Robinson adds, “First and foremost, I’m really happy to have my brother back in my life. To be able to play music again together and celebrate the first record we made as kids, is a gift. To have these songs stand up after 30 years is something I could’ve never fathomed.”

Three months after announcing the reunion tour, the brothers revealed an 11-date acoustic tour, which took place in February and March of 2020.

More from the original tour announcement: “Within their first years, the Black Crowes had toured with classic rock legends AC/DC, Robert Plant and Aerosmith. Their storied history has the common denominators of any famous band: bad label deals, addiction, band break ups and make ups, epic sold-out tours (including one where Jimmy Page joined the band), marriages and divorces, all while prolifically releasing eight studio albums, four live albums and selling over 35 million records. Chris and Rich wrote several hit songs all before the age of 23, while infamously butting heads their entire career. The band called it quits forever in 2013 with each brother vowing to never play or speak again.”

February 13, 2020 marked the official 30th anniversary of the now-5x platinum album, Shake Your Money Maker. On November 11, 2019, radio legend Howard Stern, one of The Black Crowes earliest supporters, shocked fans and rock journalists alike by announcing the reunion of Chris and Rich Robinson, who will tour as the Black Crowes once again, playing the iconic record start to finish.

Watch the Black Crowes perform “Hard to Handle” in 2008

The Black Crowes Shake Your Money Maker 2021 Tour (Tickets are available here and here)

Jul 20 – Nashville, TN – Ascend Amphitheatre
Jul 21 – Nashville, TN – Ascend Amphitheatre
Jul 24 – Gilford, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
Jul 25 – Hartford, CT – XFinity Theatre
Jul 28 – Burgettstown, PA – The Pavilion at Star Lake
Jul 29 – Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
Jul 31 – St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Aug 01 – Indianpolis, IN – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
Aug 03 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
Aug 04 – Cleveland, OH – Blossom Music Center
Aug 07 – Chicago, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Aug 08 – Milwaukee, WI – American Family Insurance Amphitheater
Aug 10 – Rogers, AR – Walmart AMP
Aug 11 – Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion
Aug 14 – Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Aug 15 – Austin, TX – Austin360 Amphitheater
Aug 18 – San Diego, CA – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
Aug 19 – Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
Aug 21 – Concord, CA – Concord Pavilion
Aug 22 – Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
Aug 25 – Ridgefield, WA – Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
Aug 26 – Seattle, WA – White River Amphitheatre
Aug 29 – Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Aug 30 – Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Sep 04 – Atlanta, GA – Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Sep 05 – Birmingham, AL – Oak Mountain Amphitheater
Sep 07 – West Palm Beach, FL – Coral Sky Amphitheatre
Sep 08 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Sep 10 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
Sep 11 – Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park
Sep 14 – Saratoga, Springs, NY – SPAC
Sep 15 – Boston, MA – Xfinity Center
Sep 17 – Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Sep 18 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
Sep 22 – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
Sep 23 – Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
Sep 25 – Bethel, NY – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Oct 21 – Dublin, Ireland – 3Arena
Oct 23 – London, UK – O2 Academy Brixton
Oct 24 – London, UK – O2 Academy Brixton
Oct 26 – Manchester, UK – O2 Apollo
Oct 28 – Antwerp, Belgium – Lotto Arena
Oct 30 – Bochum, Germany – Ruhu Congress
Nov 01 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – AFAS
Nov 02 – Berlin, Germany – Tempodrom
Nov 04 – Paris, France – Olympia
Nov 06 – Milan, Italy – Mediolanum Forum
Nov 09 – Barcelona, Spain – St. Jordi Club
Nov 10 – Madrid, Spain – Wizink Center
Nov 12 – Lisbon, Portugal – Campo Pequeno
Nov 15 – Frankfurt, Germany – Jahrhunderthalle
Nov 16 – Zurich, Switzerland – Samsung Hall
Nov 19 – Tilburg, Netherlands – 013 Tilburg

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  1. Kuhel
    #1 Kuhel 12 November, 2019, 10:19

    Must. Have. Steve. Gorman.

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    • Kilowatt
      Kilowatt 25 May, 2021, 00:07

      Just saw this article but I’m thinking the same thing. No mention of the rest of the band.

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  2. Meatslinger2112
    #2 Meatslinger2112 25 May, 2021, 11:56

    Steve Gorman was there for Rich when Chris tried to incorporate the group and fire everyone, in order to steal all the residual money. Wonder how broke he must be to embarrass himself by touring with that. Watch the vid, it speaks volumes

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