Blackberry Smoke announce UK 2017 tour!


BLACKBERRY SMOKE have announced a UK tour for March/April 2017 in support of forthcoming fifth studio album, ‘Like An Arrow’ which is set for release on 14 October via Earache.

BLACKBERRY SMOKE’s frontman/guitarist Charlie Starr is looking forward to the UK run, telling us: “We always love to bring new music to crowds who really appreciate it!  Some of our favourite moments on stage have come from touring all over Europe and we can’t wait to share ‘Like An Arrow’ with our friends and fans over there.  It is a great mix of what we love to do best.”

‘Like an Arrow’ follows BLACKBERRY SMOKE’s hugely successful 2015 album, ‘Holding All the Roses’, which took the top spot on both the UK Rock Chart and the US Country Chart.  The release features 12 new tracks and includes a guest appearance from THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND’s very own Gregg Allman.

Check out the album’s lead track, ‘Waiting for the Thunder’, at

UK dates rack up as follows:

Monday 27th – O2 Academy – Oxford

Tuesday 28th – Roundhouse – London
Wednesday 29th – UEA – Norwich
Friday 31st – Academy – Manchester
Saturday 1st – Olympia Theatre – Dublin
Monday 3rd – Barrowlands – Glasgow
Tuesday 4th – O2 Academy – Newcastle
Thursday 6th – O2 Academy – Bristol
Friday 7th – O2 Academy – Birmingham
Saturday 8th – Pyramids Centre – Portsmouth

You can pre-order ‘Like an Arrow’ now on limited edition signed CD and coloured vinyl, as well as regular CD, vinyl, and various merch bundles at

Tickets are on-sale from 9am on Friday 7th October priced at £24 for London and £20 Regionally (subject to per-ticket charge plus order processing fee) and are available from

Danny Peart
Editor / Live Music Photographer / Journalist at Soundcheck-Live

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