Bettye LaVette – “Dirty Old Town” (stream) + Tour Dates

Soul singer extraordinaire Bettye LaVette returns with her latest album entitled Thankful N’ Thoughtful on 25 September, releasing via Anti- Records. The new album features a wide range of cover tunes, including songs penned by Bob Dylan and Neil Young, as well as takes on tracks originally recorded by Gnarls Barkley and the Black Keys. Yesterday LaVette’s cover of Ewan MacColl’s “Dirty Old Town” from 1949, which was also made famous by the Pogues in later years, saw premieres on Spinner and the Huff Post.

TOUR DATES

9/2 – St. Paul, MN – MN State Fair

9/3 – St. Paul, MN – MN State Fair

9/22 – Albuquerque, NM – iGlobalqurque!

9/27 – New York, NY – Barnes & Noble (book signing/Q&A)

9/28 – New York, NY – Highline Ballroom

9/29 – Philadelphia, PA – World Café Live

10/7 – Phoenix. AZ – MIM-Musical Instrument Museum

10/8 – San Diego, CA – Anthology

10/10 – Los Angeles, CA – LA Public Library (book signing/Q&A)

10/11 – West Hollywood, CA – The Troubadour

10/13 – Portland, OR – Wordstock

10/14 – Oakland, CA – Yoshi’s

10/15 – San Francisco, CA – Yoshi’s

10/16 – Seattle, WA – Earshot Jazz Festival

10/24 – Fairfield, CT – FTC Stage One

10/25 – Boston, MA – Wilbur Theatre

10/27 – Washington, DC – The Howard Theatre

10/28 – Annapolis, MD – Rams Head

11/1 – Toronto, Ontario, CAN – Winter Garden Theatre

11/7 – Ann Arbor, MI – The Ark

11/9 + 10 – Chicago, IL – City Winery

11/12 + 13 – Minneapolis, MN – The Dakota Jazz Club

11/28 – The Woodlands, TX – Dosey Doe Café

11/29 – Dallas, TX – The Kessler Theatre

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