Alabama Shakes make their Santa Barbara Bowl debut on Friday, August 14 at 7:00 PM in support of their latest release Sound & Color. Chicano Batman will open the show. Tickets go on sale Saturday, May 16 at 11:00 AM.
Alabama Shakes’ sophomore album, Sound & Color, debuted at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, selling 97,000 units in its first week of release in the U.S. It also topped numerous other album charts – including the Independent, Alternative and Top Rock albums charts. Released by ATO Records in North America and Rough Trade in the U.K./Europe, it is also No. 1 in Canada and in the Top 10 in the U.K., Australia, Switzerland and Netherlands.
Sound & Color is available now at all music retailers, including iTunes and Amazon, and via the band’s website and the ATO Records webstore. Co-produced by the band and Blake Mills, it is the follow-up to Alabama Shakes’ 2012 Gold-certified debut album, Boys & Girls, which earned the group GRAMMY® nominations in three categories, including Best New Artist.
Alabama Shakes – comprising lead singer/guitarist Brittany Howard, guitarist Heath Fogg, bassist Zac Cockrell, drummer Steve Johnson, and touring keyboard players Ben Tanner and Paul Horton – will launch the next leg of their North American tour on May 28. The band will also perform at such festivals as Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Glastonbury, Montreux Jazz Festival, Squamish, T In The Park, Mountain Jam and Field Trip.
Don’t miss your chance to see Alabama Shakes with special guest Chicano Batman at the Santa Barbara Bowl on Friday, August 14. Tickets range from $30.00 to $60.00, plus applicable service charges.