Jack White Will Quit Touring For A Long Time, Announces Surprise Acoustic Tour First
Jack White has been on tour for more than a year now promoting his sophomore album as a solo artist, Lazaretto. However, he aims to call it quits for touring for a while and does not plan to return for a while.
Perhaps all of the attention has finally gotten to him and fans everywhere will be crushed due to the recent news that the contemporary rock legend has decided to take a break from touring for a long time.
Prior to departing from the touring scene, White plans to play a surprise acoustic tour in which the shows will not be announced until the day of the show. He will play the shows in the five remaining states that he has yet to visit over the course of his current tour.
— Third Man Records (@thirdmanrecords) April 14, 2015
Jack White’s acoustic tour will mark his first ever all-acoustic shows and feature a band comprised of Fats Kaplin on the pedal steel, Lillie Mae Rische on the fiddle and Dominic Davis on the bass. The band will be amplified only with ribbon microphones and create quite a unique and intimate performance for a performer like Jack White.
Those who are able to attend the upcoming acoustic shows will certainly be envied by everyone else in the world and the tickets will be sold on a first come, first serve basis on the day of each show. The tickets will also be only $3 and can be bought with cash only at the door starting at 12 pm local time.
One member of the band, Dominic Davis, expressed his emotion over the end of touring and thanked everyone for the support.
— Dominic John Davis (@basslineroad) April 14, 2015
He recently performed a late night headlining set at Coachella last Saturday and will be doing so again this Saturday. The acoustic tour will begin shortly after this weekend’s performance. Fans should be diligently checking the Third Man Records’ Twitter page following that show where the dates are likely to be announced.
Jack White is from Detroit, Michigan and currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee. Following his time with The White Stripes, he recorded albums with The Dead Weather and The Raconteurs. He has since recorded Blunderbuss and Lazaretto under his own name.
Check out a couple of his hit songs from the recent Grammy-nominated album: