Robert Plant and Saving Grace Announces UK Tour
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Music legend Robert Plant has announced to hit the road with his new band Saving Grace in April and May for a UK tour.
The band will perform around England and Wales, which set to kick off in Bexhil on April 8. The tour will take place before Plant heads on the road with Alison Krauss for a global world tour that starts on June 1.
Tickets for all shows other than the final two dates have gone on sale on February 18 at 9.30am UK time. Tickets for the May 1 show in Cheltenham are already on sale for some Cheltenham Jazz Festival members.
Saving Grace was formed in 2019 when Plant teamed up with singer Suzi Dian in January of that year, with members Oli Jefferson on percussions, and industry veterans Tony Kelsey on mandolin, baritone and acoustic guitar, and Matt Worley on banjo, cuatro and acoustic and baritone guitars.
The band had their debut performance on January 25, 2019 in Shropshire. Since then, Plant has performed a number of shows with the group across the UK. They were forced to cancel a US tour due to the pandemic and remove the first half of a planned UK tour last year.
In an interview on “The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show” on BBC Radio 2 on November 23, Plant was asked whether he’ll release an album with Saving Grace or potentially a live recording with the band and he said:
“Saving Grace is a bunch of friends back from on the Welsh borders, Worcestershire, and we do shows, very discreet, undercover shows.
“It’s a beautiful sound, a magnificent sound and it’s delicately tiptoeing its way to one day being yet another thing that we mustn’t know or talk about … so yes.”
For more details about the tour, visit this link.
Check out all the tour dates below:
April 8 – Bexhill, England
April 10 – Folkestone, England
April 11 – London, England
April 14 – Hull, England
April 15 – Scunthorpe, England
April 16 – York, England
April 19 – Bewdley, England
April 20 – Rhyl, Wales
April 22 – Liverpool, England
April 23 – Middlesbrough, England
April 26 – Halifax, England
April 27 – Stockport, England
April 29 – Aberystwyth, Wales
May 1 – Cheltenham Jazz Festival, England