Contact Us

George Thorogood Announces New Album, Summer 2011 Tour Dates

Paul Kane, Getty Images
Paul Kane, Getty Images

Perennially bad to the bone, legendary guitarist George Thorogood is heading back out on the road for a short run of tour dates during the summer of 2011.

Thorogood will be loaded for bear with a brand new solo release, ‘2120 South Michigan Avenue,’ his 17th studio album to date.  The new album hits the streets July 12, and finds the “Gear Jammer” exploring his roots to pay tribute to the Chess Records roster that inspired his musical career.  Guests Buddy Guy and Charlie Musselwhite join Thorogood and his longtime band, the Destroyers, for 13 songs that mix classic covers with brand new originals.

The first single ‘Going Back’ gives fans a good idea what to expect, and they will have the opportunity to hear further cuts from the record when Thorogood and the Destroyers hit the road for a series of 15 shows beginning July 31 in Los Angeles.

George Thorogood 2011 Summer Tour Dates:

7/31 – Los Angeles, Calif.
8/3 – Reno, Nev.
8/5 – Tulalip, Wash.
8/6 – Shelton, Wash.
8/7 – Portland, Ore.
8/9 – Spokane, Wash.
8/11 – Missoula, Mont.
8/12 – Billings, Mont.
8/13 – Sturgis, S.D.
8/16 – Moorhead, Minn.
8/17 – Apple Valley, Minn.
8/18 – Milwaukee, Wis.
8/19 – Detroit, Mich.
8/24 – Verona, N.Y.
8/27 – Rama, Ontario

Watch George Thorogood and the Destroyers perform ‘Bad to the Bone’

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of Ultimate Classic Rock

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Ultimate Classic Rock quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!