George Thorogood/Brian Setzer Bring the “Rockabilly Riot” Tour To The Motor City

George Thorogood & The Destroyers and Brian Setzer have announced the initial dates of their joint Rockabilly Riot Tour 2015.

Getty Images/Rick Diamond

Getty Images/Rick Diamond

The tour takes its name from Setzer’s 2014 album, named Rockabilly Riot! All Original. So far 13 dates are now on the books, with the tour launching on May 27th in Red Bank, New Jersey at the Count Basie Theatre and, as of now, wrapping on June 20th at Saratoga, California’s Mountain Winery. The tour will make stops in New York, Maryland, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, and New Mexico.

  • JUST ANNOUNCED: George Thorogood & The Destroyers and Brian Setzer tour dates (subject to change):
    May 27 – Red Bank, NJ – Count Basie Theatre
    May 29 – New York, NY – Beacon Theatre
    May 30 – Canandaigua, NY – Constellation Brands – Marvin Sands PAC (CMAC)
    May 31 – Baltimore, MD – Pier Six Pavilion
    June 5 – Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
    June 6 – Elgin, IL – Grand Victoria Casino
    June 8 – Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theatre
    June 9 – Clear Lake, IA – Surf Ballroom & Museum
    June 10 – Cedar Rapids, IA – McGrath Amphitheatre
    June 12 – Morton, MN – Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel
    June 16 – Albuquerque, NM – Sandia Resort & Casino
    June 19 – Lincoln, CA – Thunder Valley Casino
    June 20 – Saratoga, CA – The Mountain Winery
  • George Thorogood & The Destroyers North American tour dates (subject to change):
    February 27 – Burlington, VT – Flynn Center For The Performing Arts
    February 28 – Lynn, MA – The Lynn Memorial Auditorium
    March 1 – Portland, ME – State Theatre
    March 3 – Pittsfield, MA – The Colonial Theatre
    March 5 – Ridgefield, CT – Ridgefield Playhouse
    March 6 – Tarrytown, NY – The Tarrytown Music Hall
    March 7 – New London, CT – Garde Arts Center
    March 8 – Cranston, RI – Center for the Arts at Park Theatre
    March 10 – Wilmington, DE – Grand Opera House
    March 11 – Harrisburg, PA – The Forum Auditorium
    March 17 – Allentown, PA – Miller Symphony Hall
    March 18 – New Brunswick, NJ – State Theatre
    March 19 – Wilkes-Barre, PA – F.M. Kirby Center For Performing Arts
    March 20 – Glenside, PA – Keswick Theatre
    March 21 – Charleston, WV – Clay Center For The Arts & Sciences
    April 26 – Indio, CA – Stagecoach California’s Country Music Festival at Empire Polo Club


  • Out now is George Thorogood & The Destroyers‘ latest set, called 2120 South Michigan Avenue, which is named after the address to the Chicago Chess studio.
  • The collection features 13 tracks including classics by Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Howlin’ Wolf, Buddy Guy, Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Walter, Willie Dixon, and Muddy Waters, among other Chess greats. The album also features several Thorogood originals.

CHECK IT OUT: George Thorogood & The Destroyers performing “Bad To The Bone” from Live At Montreux 2013:

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