SPINAL TAP Announces 'Unwigged' Tour

According to Billboard.com, SPINAL TAP will embark on a 30-date concert tour this spring. The six-week theater trek, dubbed "Unwigged & Unplugged: An Evening with Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer", kicks off April 17 in Vancouver and runs through May 31 in Milwaukee. Tickets go on sale starting Friday (March 6).

The trio is in the midst of recording a new SPINAL TAP album that will be released May 26 and feature the "original studio versions" of the live songs on "This is Spinal Tap" and some new songs — including the ironically titled "Short and Sweet", a 20-minute epic to which they're "adding stellar guitar player (guest) as we speak," according to Michael McKean.

Read more at Billboard.com.

"Unwigged & Unplugged: An Evening with Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer" tour dates:

Apr. 17 - Vancouver, B.C. - Center for the Performing Arts
Apr. 19 - Portland, OR - Keller Auditorium
Apr. 20 - Seattle, WA - Paramount Theatre
Apr. 22 - Oakland, CA - Paramount Theatre
Apr. 23 - Santa Barbara, CA - Santa Barbara County Bowl
Apr. 26 - Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern
Apr. 27 - Phoenix, AZ - Dodge Theatre
Apr. 29 - Denver, CO - Paramount Theatre
May 01 - Houston, TX - Jesse H, Jones Hall
May 02 - Dallas, TX - Nokia Theatre
May 04 - Jacksonville, FL Florida Theatre
May 05 - Miami, FL - The Fillmore
May 06 - Orlando, FL - Hard Rock Live
May 08 - St. Petersburg, FL - Mahaffey Theatre
May 09 - Atlanta, GA - Fox Theatre
May 10 - Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium
May 12 - Baltimore, MD - Lyric Opera House
May 13 - Washington, D.C. - Warner Theatre
May 14 - Philadelphia, PA - Keswick Theatre
May 17 - Columbus, OH - Palace Theatre
May 19 - Cleveland, OH - State Theatre
May 21 - Toronto, ONT - Massey Hall
May 22 - Mashantucket, CT - MGM Grand Theatre at Foxwoods
May 23 - Boston, MA - The Wilbur Theatre
May 24 - Atlantic City, NJ - Music Box at The Borgata
May 26 - New York, NY - Beacon Theatre
May 27 - New York, NY - Beacon Theatre
May 29 - Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre
May 30 - Chicago, IL - Chicago Theatre
May 31 - Milwaukee, WI - Riverside Theatre

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