Black Crows Singer Chris Robinson to Play the Fox Theater in May

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Black Crows singer Chris Robinson is heading back on the road with a brand new outfit entitled “As the Crow Flies” with a stop at the Fox in Oakland on May 11. The group is comprised of five talented musicians including guitarists Marcus King and Audley Freed, keyboardist Adam MacDougall, bassist Andy Hess and drummer Tony Leone and will perform selections off of the Black Crows catalog.

“Spring will be sprung and the songs will be sung. This crow will fly high with old friends and new. Bring on, bring on! I can’t wait to hit the stage with some rock ‘n’ roll for the ages,” says Robinson. “It’s been five years since I’ve had the privilege of singing these songs and with Audley, Marcus, Andy, Adam and Tony all onboard, a soulful rockin’ funky good time is guaranteed!”

The tour will kick-off at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY, then head South for performances at Wanee Music Festival in Live Oak, FL, The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and The Joy Theater in New Orleans for a performance at the Jazz & Heritage Festival. The band will then head West for stops at The Ogden Theatre in Denver, The Wiltern in Los Angeles and The Fox in Oakland before concluding on May 13 at Crystal Ballroom in Portland.

Check out the complete tour schedule below.

Tour Schedule

April 17 – Port Chester, NY – Capitol Theatre (SOLD OUT)
April 18 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
April 21 – Live Oak, FL – Wanee Music Festival
April 22 – Birmingham, AL – Iron City Birmingham
April 24 – Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall (SOLD OUT)
April 25 – Lexington, KY – Machester Music Hall
April 26 – Chattanooga, TN – The Signal
April 28 – New Orleans, LA – The Joy Theater
April 29 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium (SOLD OUT)
May 1 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
May 2 – Kansas City, MO – The Truman
May 6 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
May 8 – Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl
May 9 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
May 11 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theater
May 12 – Lake Tahoe, NV – Montbleu Resort & Casino
May 13 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom

Chris Robinson plays the Fox in Oakland on Friday, May 11 // Doors 7 p.m./ Show 8:00 p.m. // Tickets: $39.50+

Photo by Jon Cornick

An avid drummer whose discography includes albums on Digital Nations (a Steve Vai imprint), music critic Louis Raphael has always kept a pulse on the San Francisco music scene. After many years as the San Francisco Music Examiner for Examiner.com and AXS.com, he decided to start Music in SF® as a way to showcase what the San Francisco music scene really has to offer.

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