With 2017 marking the 40th anniversary of their self-titled debut album, George Thorogood and the Destroyers are preparing to hit the road soon for a U.S. trek dubbed the Rock Party Tour. So far, 17 dates have been confirmed, stretching from a February 28 show in Tucson, Arizona, through a March 30 concert in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

All of the announced gigs will take place in the Midwest and Western U.S. More dates will be added to the itinerary soon.

“We play for a different audience every night, and that keeps it fresh,” says Thorogood. “There are people who’ve never seen us before, and we have to impress them. There are fans that keep coming back, and we want to surprise them.”

One dollar from each ticket sold for Thorogood’s upcoming concert will be donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, which works toward finding a cure for blood cancers and helps ensure that cancer patients have access to treatment.

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George was recently on the Beth Simmons show on 96.1 KLPX in Tucson. Click here to listen to the interview.

 

Jeff Simon is featured in the March 2017 issue of Modern Drummerr Magazine, available now on newstands. Pick up your copy today!

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