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Alabama Shakes




Watch Alabama Shakes Perform At The White House 18 April 2013 in Alabama Shakes

Last week Alabama Shakes were invited to perform at The White House alongside Justin Timberlake, Booker T. Jones and Mavis Staples as part of a celebration of Memphis soul. Check out Barack and Michelle Obama getting their groove on to the band’s brilliant performance of ‘Born Under A Bad Sign’ (22.30 mins in):

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Alabama Shakes Announce November 2012 European Tour 26 June 2012 in Alabama Shakes

Following a string of sold out European dates and a US tour supporting Jack White earlier this year, Alabama Shakes have announced that they will be doing a full European tour this November, which will include their two biggest headline shows to date at London’s Coronet and The Forum! Tickets for all dates will go on sale at 9am GMT on Friday 29th June, except for Paris which will go on sale on Wednesday 27th June at 11am GMT.


4th – Muffahalle – Munich, Germany
5th – Astra – Berlin, Germany
6th – Docks – Hamburg, Germany
8th – Paradiso – Amsterdam, Netherlands
9th – AB – Brussels, Belgium
10th – La Cigale / Les Inrocks – Paris, France
12th – Academy 1 – Manchester, UK
13th – Barrowlands – Glasgow, UK
16th – Coronet – London, UK
17th – Forum – London, UK

This Week's NME Cover Stars 9 May 2012 in Alabama Shakes

Alabama Shakes are on the cover of this week’s NME (out today)! It’s a fantastic read and features contributions from Jarvis Cocker, The Strokes and Jack White.