Gary Clark Jr. Adds Headline Dates

Already booked for festivals as well as shows with Tedeschi Trucks Band, ZZ Top and Jeff Beck, Gary Clark Jr., has a few headlining gigs of his own with stops in Detroit, St. Louis, Salt Lake City and other markets.

Photo: Barry Brecheisen
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, Telluride Town Park, Colo.

Clark’s schedule is rapidly filling up with dates on both sides of the Pond.  The guitarist/singer/songwriter will play “The Hangout Beach, Music & Arts Festival” in Gulf Shores, Ala., May 16.  Later that month he heads to Europe for Lisbon’s “Rock In Rio” plus shows in Brussels and London. 

North American festivals on Clark’s itinerary include Milwaukee’s “Summerfest” June 29, the “RBC Bluesfest” in Ottawa, Ontario, July 3, “Festival International De Jazz De Montreal” July 5 and “Taste Of Chicago” July 10.

Clark will also appear on a few Tedeschi Trucks Band shows and will meet up with ZZ Top and Jeff Beck in Columbia, Md.

Here’s the schedule as it stands today with newly added North America headline dates bolded for easy spotting:

May 16 – Gulf Shores, Ala., Gulf Shores Public Beach (The Hangout Beach, Music & Arts Fest)
May 29 – Lisbon, Portugal, Bela Vista Park ()
May 30 – Brussels, Belgium, Ancienne Belgique
June 1 – London, United Kingdom, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
June 8 – Austin, Texas, Austin360 Amphitheater ()
June 29 – Milwaukee, Wis., Marcus Amphitheater ()
July 3 – Ottawa, Ontario, Lebreton Flats Park ()
July 4 – Toronto, Ontario, Historic Fort York ()
July 5 – Montreal, Quebec, Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier ()
July 6 – Quebec City, Quebec, D’Youville Square ()
July 8 – Columbus, Ohio, Newport Music Hall
July 9 – Detroit, Mich., St. Andrews Hall 

July 10 – Chicago, Ill., Grant Park ()
July 12 – Atlantic City, N.J., Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa / Music Box
July 13 – Montauk, N.Y., The Surf Lodge
July 16 – Wilmington, N.C., Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre 

July 18 – Louisville, Ky., Louisville Waterfront Park ()
July 19 – Sioux Falls, S.D., Yankton Trail Park ()
July 22 – Kansas City, Mo., The Crossroads
July 23 – St. Louis, Mo., The Pageant

July 25 – Morrison, CO  Red Rocks Amphitheatre (Appearing with Tedeschi Trucks Band)
July 26 – Aspen, Colo., Belly Up Aspen
July 27 – Salt Lake City, Utah, Red Butte Garden
Sept. 3 – Columbia, Md., Merriweather Post Pavilion (Appearing with  ZZ Top  /  Jeff Beck) 
Sept. 6 – Arrington, Va., Oak Ridge Farm ()
Sept. 8 – New York, N.Y., Rumsey Playfield / Central Park (Central Park Summerstage)
Sept. 19 – Valley Center, Calif., Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort
Sept. 20 – Monterey, Calif., Monterey Fairgrounds/Pattee Arena ()
Sept. 21 – Guerneville, Calif., Johnson’s Beach ()
Nov. 1 – Los Angeles, Calif., Greek Theatre (co-headlining with
Tedeschi Trucks Band)

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