Black Stone Cherry are preparing for the release of their fourth studio album in Spring 2014, by treating the UK to four very unique and intimate performances.
The dates, dubbed 'The Southern Hospitality Shows', will each be a very special evening with the UK's favourite rockers from Kentucky. Each show will be totally unique, as the evening's set list will be chosen by the band from a list of fan requests. The band will then create a 2-hour set list tailored from those submissions, guaranteeing that each show will be different from the next. At each event, the band will also give a shout-out to one of the local fans who requested the song for the setlist.
Throughout the show there will also be breaks where the band will take questions from the audience in a Q&A style. Fans can ask anything they wish, like the meaning of their favourite song or lyrics, the inspiration for how a song came about, the band's influences, etc. Not only that, the boys will also be debuting a few brand new songs from the new album, live. All in all, a fantastically unique evening of music and fun with BLACK STONE CHERRY.
Details on how fans can submit their favourite tracks for inclusion in the set will be announced in due course via the band's Facebook page - www.facebook.com/officialblackstonecherry.
The band comments: "We are beyond excited to return to the UK in this fashion after headlining at Download! These shows will not only be something unique and special for our fans, but will be unique and special for us as well. By doing only 4 shows, accepting song submissions, and having a Q&A DURING the show, this is something we've never done before and probably won't have the chance to do again! We want to get personal, show our hospitality and appreciation of how much our fans mean to us..hence the tour name! Plus, there's no other audience we'd rather debut some new music to than our family overseas!"
Not only are these very special shows a treat for fans of the band, they're likely to never be repeated again, so if you love BLACK STONE CHERRY, don't delay in picking up your tickets as these small, unique events are likely to sell-out in a flash!
Dates line up as follows:
Tue 25th February - GLASGOW Barrowlands
Wed 26th February - MANCHESTER Ritz
Fri 28th February - LONDON KOKO
Sat 1st March - WOLVERHAMPTON Wulfrun
BLACK STONE CHERRY will return for a full UK tour in their more familiar arena environment, later in 2014.