More touring on tap for George Thorogood

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January 31, 2006 03:43 PM
by Jon Zahlaway
liveDaily Senior Writer

Seasoned blues-rockers George Thorogood (tickets | music) & The Destroyers are gearing up for a late-winter/early spring tour, and are also working on a new album due out later this year.

The roadwork kicks off at the beginning of March, and dates are stacked up through the end of that month. The band also has a handful of May, July and August shows lined up. Details are in the itinerary shown below.

A European tour is set for May 28-June 11. More information about that stretch of shows is posted at the group's website.

Thorogood and company continue to back their career retrospective "George Thorogood: 30 Years of Rock." Released in May of 2004, the set currently resides in the top slot on Billboard's Top Blues Albums chart, a position it held for 42 weeks last year, according to a press release.

Also in 2004, Thorogood issued "George Thorogood & The Destroyers 30th Anniversary Tour--Live in Europe." The DVD captures the group's performance at the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham, England, and also features behind-the-scenes footage and interview clips.

Thorogood & The Destroyers' most recent studio album is 2003's "Ride 'til I Die." Thorogood has been writing and recording a follow-up with longtime collaborator Tom Hambridge. In addition to penning new material, the pair is working up new versions of songs originally recorded by blues legends such as Hound Dog Taylor, John Lee Hooker, Jimmy Reed and others.

George Thorogood tour dates and tickets
March 2006
1 - Oklahoma City, OK - Farmer's Market
2 - Tulsa, OK - Brady Theatre
3 - Fort Worth, TX - Billy Bob's
4 - Marksville, LA - Paragon Casino
5 - New Orleans, LA - House of Blues
7 - Fort Myers, FL - Barbara Mann Hall
9 - Tampa, FL - Tampa Theater
10 - Pompano Beach, FL - Pompano Beach Amphitheater
11 - Orlando, FL - Universal Studios
12 - Jacksonville, FL - Florida Theater
14 - Atlanta, GA - Roxy Theater
15 - Louisville, KY - Coyotes
16 - Chattanooga, TN - Tivoli Theatre
17 - Asheville, NC - Orange Peel
18 - Valdosta, GA - Wild Adventures
19 - Myrtle Beach, SC - House of Blues
22 - Durham, NC - Carolina Theatre
23 - Roanoke, VA - Roanoke Civic Center
25 - Evansville, IN - The Centre
26 - Elkhart, IN - Elco Theater

May 2006
18 - New Haven, CT - Toad's Place
19 - Reading, PA - Sovereign Center
20 - Atlantic City, NJ - House of Blues

July 2006
21 - Cadott, WI - Rock Fest
22 - Fond du Lac, WI - Fond Du Lac Fair
23 - Waukesha, WI - Waukesha County Fair

August 2006
1 - Wausau, WI - Wisconsin Valley Fair
5 - Arnolds Park, IA - Arnold's Park
7 - Sturgis, SD - Legendary Buffalo Chip

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