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Al Green Announces First Shows in 7 Years

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 09: American soul singer Al Green performs in the Domain during the Sydney Festival 2010 Festival First Night event on January 9, 2010 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)

Soul legend Al Green has announced his first tour since 2012, as Pitchfork points out. The 72-year-old singer will play five shows in Texas, Louisiana, and Georgia, including a stop at Jazz Fest in New Orleans. The run starts April 24 in Austin and closes May 3 in Atlanta. It follows Green’s cover last September of “Before the Next Teardrop Falls,” his first new music since the 2008 album Lay It Down.

View Green’s tour schedule below.

04-24 Austin, TX – Bass Concert Hall
04-26 Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
04-28 New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
04-30 Houston, TX – Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
05-03 Atlanta, GA – Fox Theatre