The Chicks are coming to a metropolis close to you because the multiple-time platinum-selling feminine trio are set to return to the most important touring circuit for the primary time since 2017.
The 13-time Grammy-winning group introduced on Monday that The Chicks Tour will probably be hitting 27 North American areas come June and can run via August. Tickets go on sale Friday.
“Whereas we have been recording the ‘Gaslighter’ album, I used to be consistently picturing performing all of these songs on tour,” band member Martie Maguire mentioned in a press release. “The last word payoff is at all times the reside present for us.”
Together with sisters Emily Strayer and Natalie Maines, The Chicks launched their acclaimed “Gaslighter” undertaking in 2020. Nonetheless, regardless of the hassle – their first studio album in practically 15 years – the coronavirus pandemic all however put the kibosh on any likelihood of gigging it up from state to state.
This summer season tour will kick off in St. Louis on June 14 and can see stops in Chicago, Toronto, Boston and Charlotte.
The Chicks Tour – during which Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin and indie rocker Jenny Lewis are set to play as present openers – may even cease for 2 nights in Los Angeles and the Purple Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver.
“What I’ve missed probably the most about touring is the primary couple minutes of each present,” Strayer raved. “The home lights going darkish, the roar of the gang and the opening tune pumping via the PA. I feel we’ve all missed being linked via reside music!”
“Most of our followers know that we’re die-hard Patty followers,” Maines added in a press release. “The three of us noticed her at The Ryman again in 1998 and we haven’t left her alone since! She opened for us on our first headlining tour in 2000, and now we have lined extra of her songs than anyone else.”
In June 2020, the band formally modified their title, which was additionally mirrored on their social media accounts going from @dixiechicks to @thechicks. A press release on The Chicks’ web site on the time mentioned: “We wish to meet this second.” The time period Dixie refers to Southern U.S. states, particularly those who belonged to the Confederacy.
The yr 2020 was additionally the first time after a 14-year hiatus that the group launched a tune following the 2003 backlash that halted their profession.